Event Theme Ideas For Each Month

Coming up with a theme for your event can be a challenging task; especially when you want to come up with an idea that is original and that will entertain your guests. It is easy to recreate events done in the past, since you have a clear understanding of what works and what doesn’t. However, sometimes we want to try something different, but sometimes different is an unfamiliar territory that can be uneasy area to trek to.  Creating an idea for your event can be difficult, because you want to make sure that everyone will like it, so all the pressure is on you when you are responsible for coming up with a fantastic idea.  One easy method to come up with a theme is to determine when your event is taking place. In other words, I always look at the month the event day falls on and check to see if any important dates fall in the same month. This helps me determine whether I can create an event that is relatable to that date, which leads to me other ideas, which leads me to the next idea and so on and so forth. You get the idea.

I brain stormed a few event theme ideas for each month in 2016. You are not limited to these ideas and perhaps, my idea could lead you to a new idea. Hopefully this can help you understand how one can come up with themes and perhaps can aid you on your next event.

January

Important Dates:
  • January 1, New Year’s Day
Event Theme:
  • Winter Wonderland

It’s the coldest during this month, you might as well try to find something positive from the weather.

February

Important Dates:
  • February 9, Mardis Gras
  • February 14, Valentines
Event Themes:
  • Mardi Gras
  • Hearts

March

Important Dates:
  • March 17, St Patrick’s
  • March 20, First Day of Spring
  • March 27, Easter
Event Themes:
  • St Patty’s Party
  • Bunny -> Play Boy
  • Spring

St. Patricks

April

Important Date:
  • April 1, April Fool’s Day
Event Theme:
  • Circus

Circus

May

Important Dates:
  • May 5, Cinco De Mayo
  • May 23, Victoria Day
Event Themes:
  • Cinco De Mayo Party
  • Mexican Party
  • Cuban Party
  • Victoria Day
  • Renaissance
  • Masquerade

Mexican

June

Important Date:
  • June 21, First Day of Summer
Event Themes:
  • Western (Cowboys)
  • Beach Theme

Cow Girl

July

Important Date:
  • July 1, Canada Day
  • July – August, Caribana Parade
Event Themes:
  • Red Party
  • Hawaii Party
  • Caribana

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August

Important Dates:
  • July – August, Caribana Parade
Event Themes:
  • Caribana

September

Important Dates:
  • September 5, Labour Day
Event Themes:
  • All White Party

October

Important Dates:
  • Oct 10, Thanksgiving
  • October 9 – 17, Oktoberfest
  • October 31, Halloween
Event Themes:
  • Thanksgiving theme
  • Oktoberfest
  • Horror

Serial Killer

November

I came up with random themes since there were no holidays in this month.

Event Themes:
  • Las Vegas Theme
  • Show Girls
  • Hollywood

Vegas

December

Important Dates:
  • December 25, Christmas
Event themes:
  • Christmas
  • Holiday Party

There you have it. Here is one method of how I come up with theme ideas. Another way of coming up with ideas is to look at popular events that are happening in your city, since many people can easily relate to them.  I’m sure there are numerous ways of developing your theme ideas. If you have other ways you would like to share, please send me a message. I’d love to hear them!

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