How to Throw the Ultimate 70s Party
Your Ultimate Guide to Throwing a 70s Themed Party
The 1970s was a decade of cultural change and political turmoil. It was also a decade of great costumes.
It was the decade that brought us bell-bottoms, lava lamps, disco, and hippies. And we loved it. The spirit of the age permeated our clothes and our hair, our music and our ideals. We were wild and free and it showed.
But how can we rekindle that spirit today? How can we bring back the groovy feeling of the 70s?
It’s easy: throw a 70s themed party! Here at Disco Diva Design, we’ve been throwing 70s parties for years, so trust us when we say we know what works. After all, if you don’t have fun with your friends, then what does it matter how good that afro looks?
How to Throw the Ultimate 70s Party
The 1970s was a time of great change in fashion and the way people chose to dress. It was a time when women started wearing pants, when men began growing their hair long, and when disco fever took over the nation. If you’ve ever wanted to relive this funky, fabulous decade, now is your chance as we show you how to throw the ultimate 70’s party!
Planning your 70’s Party
Glam up your Hair
70s Food and Drink Ideas
Disco Dancing Tips
Party Games and Entertainment Ideas
Sisters, are you ready to party like it’s 1979?
Welcome to your ultimate guide to throwing a 70s themed party. The 70s was a fun filled decade of bright colours, bold patterns and funky styles and if you’re looking for an excuse to have a little nostalgic disco dancing and bell bottom wearing, then look no further!
70s fashion is notoriously easy to spot thanks to the wide array of loud prints, bright colours and psychedelic patterns that were popular at the time. Think billowing sleeves, flared trousers, patterned jumpers and everything in between. For added effect dress up as your favourite 70s icon; whether it’s John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever or Farrah Fawcett in Charlie’s Angels.
We have everything you need here at Partyrama to help get your 70s themed party off the ground so take a look below and start planning your retro trip back to the seventies.
Would you like to throw the ultimate 70s party, but aren’t sure where to start? Whether you dress as a hippie or a disco dancer, there are plenty of ways to get in on the fun.
Set the mood by playing some 70s tunes and showing off your moves on the dance floor. Make sure you have some good snacks and drinks so everyone can have a good time.
To throw a 70s themed party, start by decorating your house with some fun posters and other decorations from the 1970s. If your friends are coming over, invite them to wear 70s-style costumes, like bell-bottom jeans or polyester suits. You can also play some music from the 1970s to set the mood! Then, make sure to have snacks like chips and salsa available for people to snack on. For drinks, you could make some punch using fruit juice and ginger ale or serve sodas or beer for your guests.
Now, I’m not saying that a 70s-themed party is the way to go, but just in case you’re looking for some inspiration, here are some ideas to help you out!
First of all, you have to have a good location. Maybe you can find a place that already has a 70s feel. Or maybe you can transform your own place into a groovy 70s pad by putting up lava lamps or string lights. You could even make an old-fashioned boombox cake!
Then there’s the food and drinks – what’s a good party without some snacks? For the food, you can use anything from pizza and chips to veggie sticks and dip. And for the drinks, it goes without saying that soda is essential at any 70s party!
But what about music? You want to blast your favorite songs from the decade of disco and funk! Some tunes like ‘We Are Family’ by Sister Sledge or ‘Dancing Queen’ by ABBA will get everyone dancing in no time.
Now if you’re having trouble coming up with costumes for your guests, don’t worry – we’ve got some ideas. Bell bottoms and tube tops are easy enough to find these days at thrift stores. But if you’re
Are you ready to get down with your bad self and throw a 70s disco party? Although there are so many great things about the 70s, we think the best part about this era is the fashion. It’s so fun and carefree, it’s hard not to love it. So grab your bell bottoms, platform shoes and halter tops from your favorite vintage boutique and get ready for some fun.
70s Disco Party Theme:
70s costumes are easy to come by these days. With all of the retro stores popping up, it’s easy to find a classic 70s costume without breaking the bank. For women, you can’t go wrong with a halter top or tube top with high-waisted bell bottom jeans. If you really want to get into character, make sure to bring out that side ponytail! Men can go for the classic look by wearing a button down shirt with some flared pants or bell bottoms. For more ideas on what to wear at a 70s disco party, check out our Disco Costumes section.
Music plays an essential role in any party but especially at a 70s themed party. Your goal is to make your guests feel like they are actually in the decade so what better way than to
Whether you’re dressing up as a 70s disco diva, or are looking for the perfect party outfit, the 70s is a time that’s known for its funky fashion. So get ready to dance the night away when you put on one of our 70s costumes!