Looking for ways to add some excitement to your college dorm parties? Check out these 10 crazy ideas to make your next party one to remember!
A black light party where everything is fluorescent
What’s more fun than a black light party? A black light party where everything is fluorescent! This is a great way to add some extra excitement to your party. To really make things pop, use fluorescent paint to decorate the walls and ceiling of your party space. You can also use fluorescent lights to illuminate any dark corners. For an added touch, hang some fluorescent posters around the room.
A toga party with a Roman or Greek theme
Who doesn’t love a toga party? If you’re looking to add a bit of culture to your party, why not go for a Roman or Greek theme? You can find inexpensive togas at most costume shops. For decorations, try hanging some Roman or Greek artwork around the room. You can also set up a small area with some Roman or Greek statues. And don’t forget the food! Serve up some traditional Roman or Greek dishes like hummus, pita bread, and olives.
A beach party with sand, palm trees, and ocean sounds
Want to bring the beach to your college dorm? This party is for you! To get started, you’ll need to bring in some sand. You can find sand at most hardware stores. Once you have the sand, set it up in a corner of the room. Then, add some palm trees and other tropical plants. Finally, create a relaxing atmosphere with some ocean sounds. You can find ocean sounds on most streaming platforms.
A casino party with blackjack, poker, and roulette
Love gambling? This party is for you! Set up a casino in your dorm room with blackjack, poker, and roulette tables. You can find blackjack and poker tables at most party stores. For roulette, you can just use a wheel and some plastic chips. Don’t forget to decorate the room with some glitzy casino–themed decorations.
A winter wonderland party with snow, ice sculptures, and hot cocoa
Looking for a way to escape the cold? This party will make you feel like you’re in a winter wonderland! First, you’ll need to create a snowy scene. You can do this by hanging white sheets from the ceiling and sprinkling fake snow on the floor. Then, add some ice sculptures and a hot cocoa bar. For the finishing touch, play some winter–themed music.
A carnival party with games, cotton candy, and prizes
This party is sure to be a blast! To get started, set up some carnival games like a ring toss or a bean bag toss. You can find carnival games at most party stores. Then, add some cotton candy and prizes for the winners. For decorations, hang some colorful streamers and balloons around the room. And don’t forget the music! Play some fun carnival–themed tunes to get everyone in the party mood.
A Hollywood party with a red carpet, spotlights, and paparazzi
Feel like a star at this Hollywood–themed party! Start by rolling out a red carpet. Then, set up some spotlights and add a few paparazzi. You can find paparazzi at most costume shops. For decorations, hang some movie posters around the room. And don’t forget the snacks! Serve up some popcorn and candy to keep your guests fueled.
A mystery party with clues, suspects, and a whodunnit plot
Love solving puzzles? This party is for you! To get started, come up with a mystery to be solved. Then, plant clues around the room and create a list of suspects. For the finale, reveal the culprit and let your guests solve the mystery. For an added touch, dress up as the detective and hand out magnifying glasses to your guests.
A food party with themed foods from all over the world
This party is sure to be a hit with foodies! To get started, choose a few countries to focus on. Then, research some traditional dishes from those countries. Once you have the dishes, set them up like a buffet. For an added touch, create a country–themed playlist to listen to while you eat.
A themed party where everyone dresses up as their favorite character from a book, movie, or TV show
This is a great party for bookworms and movie buffs! To get started, choose a theme and make a list of characters. Then, send out invitations and let your guests know which character they should dress up as. For the party, have everyone come in character and act out scenes from the book, movie, or TV show. You can also set up a photo booth and take pictures of all the characters in their costumes.
These are just a few of the many possibilities for college dorm parties. So get creative and have fun!