Party Entertainment comes in many forms and is the primary method of keeping guests involved in your party. You don’t want them to become bored, then the party is memorable in a bad way. Games are very popular ways to keep those of all ages entertained. The type of game will usually vary depending on the guests at your party. If you are throwing a party for children you can set up games like ‘Red Light, Green Light’ or ‘Simon Says.’ Family oriented parties can include Football or board games for everyone. While adult parties may have gambling games, like Poker.
Music is another form of party entertainment . It’s fun and energizing or slow and relaxing, you can influence the moods of your guests depending on what kind of music you play and when. If you want the party to get started play something with a fast tempo and a strong beat. If its late and you want to get everyone calmed down and out of the house so you can clean up start playing slow music. They’ll either calm down or get bored and leave. Remember to play music that’s appropriate to the audience, kids’ songs are better for children’s parties and adult songs are better for adults. If you’ve got a party for those in-between check the lyrics for inappropriate content before playing the music.
Lastly you can hire some entertainment for your party. There are bands, clowns, magicians, and petting zoos to name a few activities. Hired entertainment is a great way to help keep the overall theme of your party consistent. If your party is on Halloween, hire someone to do card readings. Or if you’re doing an elaborate mystery party you can turn it into a murder mystery by hiring some actors to enact a small drama and mingle with the guests.
by Gail Leino