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October is fast approaching and the Oktoberfest celebrations are fast approaching. The Autumn Festival is a festival unique to Germany, held from he late September to he early October. Lots of beer, Bavarian decorations and sausages included. So how do you plan a party that complements this theme?
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As we all know, a great party takes a lot of planning and attention to detail. After all, the atmosphere of your event is what your guests will remember most.
With the right information, you can host a great Oktoberfest. To help, we researched what brings the festival to life, from the Bavarian flag to beer mug lanterns. If this is your first time hosting or you are a seasoned host, there is something here that will captivate your guests.
1. Start with invitations that excite your guests
Invitations give your guests a glimpse of what to expect at your event. These can be specific color themes or include details such as logos. Oktoberfest invitations should have a blue and white theme with images such as food and beer. For example, this Beer Light Beige Oktoberfest Fall Party Invitation is simple but includes necessary details such as time and place. Or this Oktoberfest invitation with sausages and a rustic look.
2. Make memories at the photo booth
It’s not a party without a photobooth. A photo booth allows your guests to leave a visual memory of the party. A photo booth set like this Oktoberfest party photo booth kit comes with Bavarian themed party props. Can be assembled indoors or outdoors. Pair this set with cool backgrounds like this Oktoberfest background banner and pictures of beautiful villages.
3. Add spirit with the Bavarian flag color theme
One focus of the Oktoberfest theme is the blue and white colors that complement the Bavarian flag. You can put these colors on your table with a blue gingham tablecloth. This goes well with these mini he bavarian flags or triangular bavarian flags to hang on the ceiling of your home or even hang in your doorway.
4. Create a rustic feel with a wooden serving tray
Give your Oktoberfest party a rustic touch with a wooden serving tray. You can use the foil tray for multiple purposes other than just placing it for food. Place sausages and pretzels on this 4-piece Funici serving tray and platter set. If you really want to stand out, place your food on this party serving tray triple swing display dish.
5. Add some sparkle with lanterns and candles
Scattering shimmering light at your event adds a subtle candlelight glow. Placed around a fireplace or above a tent, these beer mug string lights are perfect for the theme. Candles bring a subtle scent to your party. This Oktoberfest candle has a burn time of 60 to 80 hours and is a mix of pumpkin, autumnal spices and a hint of cedar. You can also place these beer mug lanterns in your entryway or on your table to add some sparkle and complement your Oktoberfest theme.
6. Brighten up your guests with costume accessories
Designate a place at the party where they can wear costumes and accessories so that guests can see part of the picture. Includes items such as braids. Your partygoers can really get into the festive atmosphere!
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