How to throw a diwali party for your guests

Festive season is here, and so holidays too. Diwali is a occasion where you will  meet with all your friends and family members. Whole year you might stuck in work and studies but diwali a festival of light must have illuminated your busy life with it’s light and happiness. Diwali is here and so are the holidays that come with it. Can you think of a better time to bring all your close friends and family together under one roof for a evening or for a get together? Exactly. And so, here are a few ideas and pointers on how to throw a fantastic Diwali party for your guests. Plan your diwali theme party with Knotty Days and amaze your guests.

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The Theme

Most parties have the wear-your-ethnic-best theme going on but let yours be more fun. Have an anything-but-gold theme or ask your guests to wear something avant garde that they would not dare to wear for outdoors. It would be nice to have them put in some effort too. Gold always shines and spread it’s shine on others too, so let your theme party of gold. Let this theme for all either a kid or for elders. Check out the link How to dress up on your first Diwali after your wedding.

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The Decor

While not the most crucial, but home decor does play a vital role in setting the mood for the party. Don’t bore your guests with the same old diyas, play a little with fairy lights (that you can DIY) and floating rangolis. The more light up decor you will have for your party, the more stunning and lively it will look in photographs. Colors plays a vital role in environment, so color your party with the decor of bright colors and flowers too with the drapes and make your guests jaw drop out! Don’t forget to see Ways to decorate your home on Diwali.

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Diwali isn’t complete without a round of card games and charades. But ditch the regular UNO cards for some light-hearted gambling on rummy and Poker—your way to make a few bucks this Diwali! But wait! diwali is a festival of happiness, lights and joy, so don’t hassle on making or losing bucks. No one wants to get insolvent! So don’t be so selfish.

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The Food

Mix up the mithais with a few desserts for variety. Because while you may love those kaju katlis, you could never refuse a red velvet preparation either. Have an assortment and balance it out. As for the food, different variety including italian, mexican, north indian, south indian and chinese is the way to the heart. Give your guests a different variety of food.

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Drinks Corner

Every party is incomplete without drinks! Agree? Plan a drink corner for your guests but keep it away from the game zone and food corner. Serve your guests the best cocktails and mocktails. You can also serve fruit punch to your kids guests as well as to the aged people.

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Chaat Corner

Chaat is everyone’s favorable food and will always be enjoyed by guests. for this you can have a chaat corner but make sure it would be setup in an open area to give a feel of street food.

Make a wish and take your gift corner

Who doesn’t like gifts! Guess no one? Surprise your guests with the gift corner in a very unique way where they will write the wish and you will give them a gift. But you need to do some homework for this! Get the best ideas from here How to select diwali present for your sister-in-law.

Music and Dance

Every party is incomplete without music. You can book a DJ for your diwali party.

The Fireworks

Take a vow to host an eco-friendly Diwali party and ditch those firecrackers for some sky lanterns. They’re just as pretty to look at in the sky, are great for the environment and will soothe everyone’s mood. Total winners!

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Amaze your guests with a diwali theme party and blow their mind with the uniqueness and a tinge of different colors, food, music, games and gifts. Don’t forget to see How to make your first Diwali special after your wedding.

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