A birthday is one of the most special events in one’s life, but many people don’t celebrate it and treat it just like a normal day. That’s why you can consider surprising a loved one by throwing a birthday party on their behalf. Planning a secret event can be fun, but it can be difficult too if you don’t know what to do. To help you, here are some tips on how to plan a surprise birthday party. Keep on reading!
The last thing you would want to do is to plan a surprise only to have the guest of honor react negatively to it. But how do you know that it’s a good idea? Here are some tips:
The good news is that it’s still possible to throw a surprise party for people who are don’t like surprises. You can reveal that there will be a party, but you’re going to keep the details secret. This way, you can have an idea of their likes and dislikes, and ensure that they won’t have other conflicting events on that day too.
If you want the party to be a success, then it’s important to know the preferences of the celebrant. You can ask them their likes and dislikes during your normal conversations, but just make sure that it’s not noticeable.
Do this a few weeks or months before the day of the event, so they can forget that you’ve asked them. Of course, you can also ask for the advice of their close friends, spouse, family members, and co-workers. This helps you get a better idea of what elements would work best for the surprise event.
If you want to maximize the effect of the surprise, the best date to hold the party is before the celebrant’s actual birthday. Choose a venue where they won’t accidentally visit while you’re setting up the party. If you’re looking for suggestions, you can click here and view some of these birthday surprise-worthy venues!
To keep the event under wraps, it’s recommended to send the invitations online. Make sure that the guests know that the party is a surprise too so that they can act accordingly.
A birthday party, whether it’s a surprise or not, needs to have good food. Remember to incorporate the celebrant’s favorite dishes into the menu, so you can impress them on the day of the event.
Planning a surprise birthday party is extra stressful because of all the secrecy and hiding. If you want to make it easier, you can hire a professional caterer. Juan Carlo’s team is experienced in both local and international cuisines, so you will surely find something that the celebrant likes. They can also offer help with the decor and event planning
Aside from the party itself, make sure that you also plan how the surprise reveal will happen. This is crucial because you don’t want to tip off the celebrant at the last minute.
Before the surprise, you can choose a chaperone for the celebrant. They will distract the celebrant while you set up the party. You can also plan a different event to divert their attention. Some suggestions are a shopping trip, a simple lunch out, or a movie.
Tell the other guests what you would want them to do before the surprise. Do you want everyone to wait with the lights off, or pop up from behind furniture? Ask the chaperone to give a heads-up when they’re coming to the venue.
Now that you know how to plan a surprise birthday party, all that’s left is to make it a reality! Make sure to find out the celebrant’s preferences first before you do any planning. Organize this special event early, so you can take them by surprise. You don’t have to do it yourself because their friends and family can help you out.
Our team here at Juan Carlo is also ready to assist you. Through our years of experience in serving different clients, we have learned to match the specific preferences of each birthday celebrant. If you have questions and inquiries about our menu and services, you can send us a message here.
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