Category Archives: Retro Party

Smiley Face Cake for a Disco Party

Creating a birthday cake for a Smiley Face, 60′s or 70′s themed party is truly easy.   Here’s what you’ll need: • One to three cake mixes (flavor is optional) • Use one mix for a standard round cake pan. I suggest purchasing a large round cake pan available at bake stores and some discount stores, which can […]

Retro Decorations for a Rad Flashback Party

We carry lots of great decorations, budget priced centerpieces, tableware, favors and more in our retro theme store and here are a few extra tips for pulling your funky look together for the biggest impact. Most will work whether your party location is in a basement, a kitchen, a school gymnasium, or a country club. […]

Get in the Groove with Retro Party Activities

Here are some totally groovy games and activities that will work for many different age groups. Relax, get funky, and enjoy a few of these at your next Retro party! Borrowing from the concept of the tried and true game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey, we suggest a fun game of “Pin the […]

Be a Hip Host with Retro Party Favors

Rather than waiting until your guests are making their exit to give them a party favor, some favors can be given during the party, which will add color and fun! The following favors should appeal to most ages: Think glow-in-the-dark! Check out Glow Necklaces and fiber optic wands. Not only do the children love them, […]

Groovy Food for a Retro Flashback Party

For food ideas, the field is wide open at your retro party! Feel free to showcase your own personal preferences, talents, and style. The only thing that wouldn’t be appropriate for a retro theme would be a formal meal. No good china allowed here! Serve pizza, loaded hoagie sandwiches, a Mexican taco bar, appetizers – […]