Here are 30 fun and memorable 18th birthday party ideas to inspire you into creating the party of your dreams:

  • Set a theme like a Disney, Hollywood, Pyjama or School Uniform party,
  • Have a garden party (you could have a picnic or a more ‘posh’ do with sandwiches and tea in china cups),
  • An Ann Summers party,
  • A diva party where everyone comes dressed as a famous diva,
  • A kids party where you play pin the tail on the donkey and musical chairs and eat retro sweets and jelly and ice cream,
  • An outdoor barbeque party,
  • A car party where you can watch a car-based film or cartoon (like Disney’s Cars or Fast and Furious), decorate the venue like a race track, come dressed as car racers and play remote-controlled car racing games,
  • Rent out some sumo suits or a bouncy castle,
  • A pool party at your local swimming pool if they allow you to hire it out,
  • An outdoor Shisha pipe party,
  • Hire a caricaturist, temporary tattooist, fortune teller, magician, or entertainer and base your party around this event,
  • A Limo party where you take your closest friend with you on a Limousine ride which ends at the cinemas, shopping center or restaurant,
  • Twilight Party based on the popular TV series with fangs, props, and Red Velvet cupcakes),
  • Make-Your-Own-Pizza Party,
  • Cupcake baking party where the best-looking cupcake wins a prize,
  • Movie night and/or a slumber party,
  • Wild West party(Western-based so lots of sheriff badges, horses, and cactus)
  • Carnival or funfair party with lots of games stalls like hooking a duck, coconut shy, etc and food like candy floss, popcorn, and toffee apples,
  • Naughty fairy tale party where your guests can interpret childhood favorites into a more adult context,
  • Bonfire Party,
  • Scavenger Hunt Party,
  • Spa Party,
  • Neon Party – where the guests wear neon colors and glow in the dark items like watches, sunglasses, face paint, etc and dance with glow sticks in the dark,
  • Bring-a-dish party where the guest’s cook/bring their signature dish and eat together (or even keep them anonymous and give marks out of 5 if you are very close friends),
  • The cross-dressing party where the girls come dressed as boys and vice versa,
  • Prom style party
  • Casino Party where the boys come dressed as gangsters and the girls in their best dresses and then play roulette, bingo, etc.
  • Party at a favorite restaurant like a Sushi place,
  • Horror Party or a
  • Hippie Party.