Shhh, don’t blow it (pun intended!) Gift the person who has everything a party. These Surprise Birthday Party Hacks and Ideas will help you pull of the biggest secretly planned party.
Surprise Birthday Party Hacks
Does anyone else like giving surprises more than receiving them. Perhaps its the little bit of “control freak” in me. I really like to know what is going on but really like to surprise people with gifts, events, outings, etc.
What is a Surprise Birthday Party?
A secretly planned party for someone who is not told about it until he or she arrives. Typically when the guess of honor arrives, the crowd yells, Surprise!
Surprise parties are especially great for the person who has it all! The best gift you could give them is to gather all their friends and family together in one room. Everyone is there for them!
Planning a surprise party can be a little bit intimidating. The key word is planning. If you are not a planner, step aside and fine someone who is.
First, you have to do everything you can to make sure the guest of honor does not find out. That can be a challenge, especially with technology today! It’s important to plan ahead. I suggest talking to all guests instead of sending out a mass invite. If you are talking to your guests, you can remind them how important it is that the party is kept a secret.
The day of the party, make sure you line up a chauffeur. Have someone drive them so they can’t bail on the location all together. Can you imagine if they texted you replying “they were too tired to go out tonight!” that would be a disaster. When I had my sweet 16th surprise birthday, I tried to change the restaurant at the last minute. Luckily, my mom (my driver) would not let me change restaurant locations. You could also have the party at home. Everybody makes it home each day, no?
Before the guest of honor arrives, make sure you have parking under control. They will likely recognize cars so use side streets or additional parking lost. You could even bus people back and forth to the party.
Have a way to say “Surprise!” Have huge balloon drop, noise makers, or even face masks with a photo of the guest of honor! Enjoy these Surprise Birthday Party Ideas and hacks. Let us know how it goes!
Surprise Birthday Party Hacks and Ideas
I love the pun! “Shhh! Don’t Blow It!” Surprise Birthday Invitation.
Spell out your statements with this Surprise Balloon Banner.
Choose your number, but have blow pops and suckers on your table. You even have Hershey kisses for years that kiss a**. | DIY Inspired
Personalize your menu. Include a few of his (her) favorite things in the party foods. | Source Unknown
Build a memory with a Jenga Game guest book. | Source Unknown
X facts for X number of years. In this creative party decor idea from Marta Writes, this photos of number-related facts gives party guests something to do early on while waiting for everyone else to arrive.
Hang a Balloon Chandelier full of memories. Follow this DIY balloon tutorial.
Have your guests hide in a room and remain quite, while the birthday boy / girl goes on a scavenger hunt to finally find them! | Source Unknown
Layout envelopes in the shape of a number representing their year of life. The envelopes can comprise of several words of love and affection from you, family, and friends. | Source Unknown
Toss his face on a a stick with these photo cupcake toppers!
Mask the party entrance with a waterfall of balloons. | Source
If you have a surprise party, you need a surprise party cake! A Pinata Cake is perfect for the occasion!
Speaking of Surprise birthday cakes, make a cake of candles. Simple and fun!
How well do you know the guest of honor? Some of these answers might come as a surprise. Print your game from Play Party Plan.
For an outdoor party, get festive with a Happy Birthday song. Light sparklers to set the mood!
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