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Get back into the groove and celebrate a 1960’s Themed Hen Party
1960’s themed hen party can be a groovy and nostalgic celebration, taking inspiration from the vibrant fashion, music, and culture of the era. Here are some ideas to help you create a memorable 1960’s themed hen party:
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Advise guests to embrace the fashion of the 1960’s by wearing mini dresses, shift dresses, bell-bottom pants, go-go boots, or mod-inspired outfits.
Provide accessories like headbands, oversized sunglasses, and beaded necklaces for guests to complete their looks.
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Décor & Food
- Use bold and vibrant colours like orange, lime green, and hot pink for the decorations. Incorporate retro patterns such as paisley, tie-dye, or geometric designs. Hang vintage posters, album covers, or photographs from the 1960’s on the walls
- Embrace the retro dining trend with a fondue station featuring cheese, chocolate, or both. Serve classic 1960’s snacks like devilled eggs, cocktail sausages, cheese and pineapple skewers, and mini sandwiches. Offer drinks popular in the 1960’s, such as the Moscow Mule, Harvey Wallbanger, or Pina Colada.
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Activities and more:
DIY tie-dye Station – Provide white t-shirts, bandanas, or socks for guests to create their own tie-dye masterpieces.
1960’s trivia or quiz – Test the knowledge or your guests with a trivia game focused on events, movies and music, from the 1960’s
“Hippie” photo booth – Set up a photo booth area with props like peace signs, flower crowns, and vintage sunglasses for guests to take fun and memorable pictures.
Create a playlist of popular 1960’s hits from artists like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Supremes, or Jimi Hendrix.
Hire a live band or DJ who can play music from the era to keep the party lively and energetic.
Set up a mini dance floor and teach some iconic dance moves from the 60’s, such as The Twist, or The Mashed Potato.
Retro-themed items – Give guests 1960’s inspired favours like peace sign keychains, mini lava lamps, or vinyl records.
Temporary tattoos – Provide flower power or peace sign temporary tattooed for guests to enjoy.
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