Party Planning is not a one-day job. The preparations start from 3-4 weeks before and continue till the minute before the party starts. Use this timetable to plan a party efficiently.
4 weeks ahead of your party
Work with the guest of honor, deciding on a theme Make a guest list. Decide on a date and time for your party. Order your party supplies, decorations, favors, piñatas, and activities.
2-3 weeks ahead of your party
Send your invitations. Ask your guests to RSVP so you have an approximate number of guests to expect. Plan activities, menus and games that you plan to use. Order your cake. Now is a good time to ask for help on the party day from your friends or relatives.1 week ahead of your party
Follow up with guests that have not contacted you to RSVP. Make sure you have plenty of film, videotape, and batteries. Prepare foods that can be made ahead of time. Check your party supplies to make sure you have everything you will need.1-2 days ahead of your party
Remove previously prepared food from freezer to defrost. Decorate indoors. Stop at the grocery store for all of those last minute items. Pick up the cake.Party Day
Complete all food and beverage preparation. Have balloons filled with helium on “party day”. Decorate outside. Take a lot of pictures to remember this special occasion, use your camera or video camera. And most important – Relax, have fun and enjoy your celebration!