Tiki Birthday Party Ideas
Matt's Tiki Birthday Invitation
Tiki Birthday Party Ideas: For a tiki birthday party, make sure the theme is obvious the minute your friends open the invitation envelope. You can use tiki heads, tiki huts, flip flops, or anything with a tropical island feel to it. Trust me, they won't want to miss this celebration. I used tiki heads for my husband's birthday invitation.
When planning the menu you will have to consider just how elaborate you want the party to be. Just make sure the basics are covered.
Have a well stocked bar set up so that guests can easily make their own island style drinks, complete with bright colored swizzle sticks, little umbrellas and fruit garnishes. Keep light snacks on or near the bar area.
If you choose to serve a meal, consider favorites like grilled chicken, fish and vegetables. Throw some pineapple on the grill as well. Offer rice as the perfect side dish.
For dessert of course you will serve birthday cake! Match your cake to your invitations to carry through with the theme. Fruit and ice cream are another dessert option, and are especially good when served together.
More fun ingredients to throw into your menu are mango, papaya and coconut.
Tiki Birthday Party Ideas : More Decorating Tips
Offer your guests flip flops and leis as party favors, but hand them out as they arrive. Make sure you have comfortable seating in your yard and don't forget the obvious decoration = tiki torches!
Add bright colored paper flowers to make things even more festive. Sometimes decorating for a party is easier if you choose a certain color scheme and stick with it. It makes a bold statement.
Another perfect decorating tip is to use tiki heads everywhere. Kind of goes without saying for a tiki birthday party ideas theme, but it had to be mentioned! At the very least, get some tiki head cardboard wall decorations. Or go all out and get tiki head glasses for everyone to drink out of!
If you are celebrating at night around a swimming pool, add pretty floating candles. Just make sure to remove them if your guests will be taking a dip in the pool!
Play fun Hawaiian music in the background. If you and your friends are bold enough, offer grass skirts and encourage Hawaiian dancing. Set up a limbo area to get everyone in the tiki lounge spirit.
If you plan ahead and stay organized, you should be able to enjoy the fun and celebrate with your spouse. Don't be afraid to ask your friends for help with the food and clean up. You know you would do the same for them. Enjoy the tiki birthday party! Categories: Hawaiian Tiki Luau
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