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Looking for the best sweet 16 party ideas that are also fun?
Most young girls make a big deal about their turning 16 (rightfully so). They may have different ideas on how to celebrate this milestone birthday, but they want to. The key thing is to make it memorable, and not drive everybody mad while trying to put it together. Every 16th birthday party may seem to be fancier and loftier, but it is not for every one. You must achieve a balance between acknowledging that your kid is growing, and keeping some aspects of the party appealing to the child still in them.
We’ve noted down some fun and awesome sweet 16 party ideas that you can easily tweak or elaborate according to your budget and what your kid has in mind for their party.
Best sweet 16 party ideas to jog your creativity
These party ideas are not cast in stone. Feel free to mix and match different ideas to accommodate diverse interests.
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One of the best sweet 16 party ideas is a masquerade ball.
This allows everyone to dress in costumes, dance, drink punch, and have a ball, figuratively of course. This can be a lot of fun and you can even have those in attendance make their own masks for the grand event even if you choose not to use costumes and go a little less formal. Use plenty of balloons to set the stage and make the evening quite an event.
This sweet 16 masquerade themed cake is a perfect example of bringing in the theme into the cake design. The cake toppers make it easy to pull it off.
Throw A Sweet 16 Spa Party
You can have a spa event for an all girls sweet 16.
This event would include having facials, pedicures, makeovers, and a great chick flick for the evening.
A great way to do this is by approaching your favorite home party plan representative from a company such as Mary Kay or Beauty Control for the spa portion of the party. Be sure to invite parents and have friends bring money to buy their favorite products.
It’s a great way to get a makeover inexpensively and learn about proper application of cosmetics and which colors suit your needs.
Explore some sweet 16 beach party ideas
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Even if you aren’t near a beach you may discover that you can bring the feeling of the beach to your own back yard. Be sure to have surfboards to set the theme and plenty of tikki types of decorations and some excellent surfing music. You could take the event one step further and make it a luau. Use your imagination and make it an event to remember.
A beach or surfing backdrop will give your sweet 16’s party an instant transformation. I’m the kind of person who prefers to have a maximum effect, on minimal effort (lol). Olivia’s cake design has all the requirements of a sweet 16 beach party. Being landlocked is not reason not to “take” your sweet 16 party to the sea.
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Make your Sweet 16 a Red Carpet Event. A teen must get to dress up and be important even if it is for one evening of their teen years. This is a great idea for a birthday party. It allows all their friends to make a grand entrance that you can record with a video or digital camera in their beautiful dresses (you can go semi-formal if finances are a concern).
It can make great scrapbooks that everyone can take home if you have a computer, scanner, and printer at home. Don’t forget to create Oscar worthy goodie bags with great little gifts from the local party supply store or Bath and Body works. It’s a lot of fun as far as parties go and may be a little something new and different among friends.
These are the best sweet 16 part ideas that we could come up with. There is no right or wrong way to do celebrate a milestone birthday. A lot will depend on your kid’s tastes and preferences, as well as the planned budget for the occasion. The fun ideas are a starting point, and not exhaustive. Pin or share them to bookmark!