15 Brilliant Party Themes for Adults

Last updated on June 5, 2024

Discover a variety of fun and unique party themes for adults that will leave your guests talking for weeks.

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Let’s be real—”decade parties” and “toga nights” are so last millennium. Are you tired of recycling the same old themes that everyone’s been doing since high school?

I’ve scoured the creative corners of my brain to bring you party themes that aren’t just a regurgitation of your Instagram feed. Ready to dive into a list like nothing you’ve ever seen before? Let’s get this party started!

Masquerade Ball

masquerade ball

Masquerade Ball: Enjoy a night of mystery and glamour where guests wear elaborate masks and elegant attire.

Roaring ’20s Gatsby Gala

roaring 20s gatsby gala

Go back in time to the glamorous ’20s with a Gatsby Gala themed party; imagine guests dressed in opulent outfits and dancing to jazz music.

Hawaiian Luau

hawaiian luau

A Hawaiian Luau brings the tropical vibes to your party with leis, tiki torches, and Hawaiian cuisine. Guests can enjoy a laid-back atmosphere with floral decorations and island music. The theme encourages aloha spirit and relaxation while transporting guests to a Hawaiian paradise.

Wine and Cheese Tasting

wine and cheese tasting

At a Wine and Cheese Tasting party, guests can sample a variety of wines and cheeses for a sophisticated and enjoyable evening. The perfect party theme for wine enthusiasts looking to elevate their taste buds and socialize in style.

Vintage Hollywood

vintage hollywood

Immerse your guests in the glamour and sophistication of old Hollywood with a Vintage Hollywood party theme. Transform your venue into a red carpet affair with classic black and white decor, elegant lighting, and movie star-inspired touches for a night to remember.

Casino Night

casino night

Immerse your guests in a glamorous casino ambiance with games like poker and roulette to add excitement to your party.

Murder Mystery Dinner

murder mystery dinner

Murder Mystery Dinner: Guests solve a fictional murder while enjoying a meal, adding an exciting twist to a dinner party.

Blacklight Glow Party

blacklight glow party

Transform your space with blacklights and neon decor for a party that glows in the dark, creating a vibrant and unique atmosphere.

Great British Bake Off

great british bake off

Immerse yourself in a whirlwind of baking challenges and friendly competition inspired by the popular TV show. Let your guests showcase their baking skills and creativity in a fun and tasty way. Watch as contestants whip up delicious treats and impress the judges (or your friends) with their culinary creations. Gather everyone around for a bake-off that promises sweet moments and even sweeter rewards.

Mediterranean Feast

mediterranean feast

Indulge in a Mediterranean Feast with flavorful dishes and vibrant décor. Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean with a variety of delicious cuisine and a laid-back atmosphere. Transport your guests to the shores of Greece, Italy, and Spain with this inviting theme.

1970s Disco Fever

1970s disco fever

Get ready to boogie down with a 1970s Disco Fever party, complete with funky tunes, glittering disco balls, and groovy dance moves. Transport your guests back in time to the era of bell-bottoms, platform shoes, and disco divas, for a night of retro fun and colorful vibes. Let the disco fever take over as everyone embraces the disco era’s iconic fashion and music, creating a nostalgic and lively atmosphere that will have everyone hitting the dance floor for a night to remember.

Arabian Nights

arabian nights

Step into a world of magic and mystery with an Arabian Nights-themed party, transporting guests to a realm of opulent decor, vibrant colors, and exotic ambiance.

Outdoor Movie Night

outdoor movie night

Set up a cozy outdoor movie theater for a fun night under the stars with friends and family at an Outdoor Movie Night. Watch your favorite flicks on a big screen, complete with popcorn, comfy seating, and blankets for a memorable movie experience.

Classic Video Game Tournament

classic video game tournament

Incorporate nostalgic video games into your adult party by hosting a Classic Video Game Tournament. Create a fun and competitive atmosphere for your guests to enjoy while reminiscing about their favorite childhood games. Transform your space into a gaming arena where guests can engage in friendly competition and relive the excitement of retro video games. A Classic Video Game Tournament is a perfect way to add a dose of nostalgia and entertainment to your next adult party.

Speakeasy Prohibition Party

speakeasy prohibition party

Infuse your party with the thrilling allure of the Roaring ’20s at a Speakeasy Prohibition Party. Get ready for a night full of secret passwords, jazz music, and mocktails as you transport your guests back to the era of flappers and gangsters.

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