There are countless reasons why a family might want to have a party. Either they want to celebrate something together, perhaps they have not seen each other for some time, or it is just time for some quality time together for no particular reason!
While you can go down the traditional route of hiring out a village hall and getting yourself a buffet, some more unique options can give some diversity to your day!
This piece will take a look at some unique party ideas for the family so that you can try something different each time!
A Petting Zoo Party
You probably do not need much of a reason to want to have a petting zoo party. They are a brilliant choice for animal lovers, and a chance for your family to meet animals and experience them close up like never before. Make sure to choose a professional company with a sterling reputation for looking after their animals and putting the animal’s welfare first so everyone involved can enjoy a unique experience.
This is also a great option if you have a son who wants a tarantula or a daughter who desperately wants a snake, but you, like many parents, are not ready to have those inside the home for extended periods.
A Soft Play Date
Bouncing around on big foam cushions, rolling in a ball pit, and swinging on ropes are not just for kids. Did you know adults can play in many soft play areas as well? You might have to book out a certain place or go at a specific time so you can enjoy the area together, but this is a fun party idea for those who want to behave like kids again… with their kids.
A Scavenger Hunt
Going on a scavenger hunt can be a really fun way to spend the day. It is up to you where you set it up, how long it should be, what it is based on, and what the aim is. There are loads of ideas out there that can allow you to create the perfect scavenger hunt.
You also need to think about the items they will find. A balloon in a box can make an excellent scavenger hunt surprise, especially if all scavengers are gifted with their own balloon! If you make that the first prize in the hunt, they can tie them onto their wrist as their own mascot.
An Afternoon Tea Party
An afternoon tea party can be a great shout for families who want to do a little less running around and a little more sitting down. If you want to make things even more fun, you could opt for them to be themed. Alice in wonderland might not be original, but it is definitely a classic for a reason!
These are just a few fun party ideas from which families of all ages can enjoy together and make wonderful memories, so start planning your next party now.