55 Outrageously Fun Dress Up Party Ideas

October 20, 2017

Would you like to add a unique element to your next party? How about throwing a dress up party? Everybody loves a party and when it’s a dress-up party it adds, even more, fun into the equation! People are able to be creative and flex their imagination in styling a fun costume! The host also has the opportunity to go wild with innovative decorations and interesting themed props. I have attended several themed dress-up parties over the years. For some of them I’ve put plenty of effort into the outfit, others I’ve thrown something together at the last minute. Either way, it has turned out to be a ton of fun!

Here is my list of 55 outrageously fun dress up party ideas!

  • Nurses & Doctors
  • Pimps & Prostitutes
  • Decades e.g. 60’s party 70’s party, 80’s party, 90’s party
  • Kiddie dress-up. For example, dress as if you’re still a 6-year-old!
  • Back to School / School disco
  • Horror
  • Halloween
  • Ancient Greeks
  • Ancient Romans /Toga Party
  • A letter from the Alphabet Party. For example, come as something starting with a P or S or B or M etc.
  • Christmas Cheer
  • Leather & Lace
  • Hat & Tie party
  • Jocks versus Nerds
  • Golfing Pros and Tennis Ho’s
  • Uniforms. For example, a Cheerleader, Policeman, Air Hostess, Cleaner, Chef etc.
  • Saints & Sinners
  • Olympic Games
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Superhero’s
  • Movie Stars & Pop Stars
  • Cartoon Characters
  • Pyjama Party
  • Medieval Feast
  • Trailer Trash
  • Euro Trash
  • Colours e.g. All White, All Pink, Black n White, All that Glitters
  • Gangsters Paradise
  • Yacht Party or Nautical Theme
  • Your Favourite Fairy Tale Character
  • Your Favourite Cocktail Drink
  • Enchanted Magical Forest
  • Mad Hatters Tea Party
  • Wild Wild West
  • Hawaiian Party
  • Mexican Party
  • Spanish Party
  • Arabian Nights
  • Out of Africa / Jungle Safari
  • Bollywood
  • Lumo party/ Neon party
  • What you were wearing when the ship went down
  • Shipwrecked
  • I can’t believe you wore that to the Prom?
  • Space Age
  • Favourite TV show. For example, Baywatch, Star Wars, Vikings, Game of Thrones, Prison Break
  • Favourite Movie. For example, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Grease Lightning, The Flintstones, Pirates of the Caribbean, Back to the Future, Bond 007, Mad Max.
  • 7 Deadly Sins
  • Masked Ball
  • Mardi Gras
  • Night at the Oscars
  • Famous Couples
  • Living it up in Las Vegas
  • Moulin Rouge

There you have it, 55 outrageously fun dress up party ideas! These should provide you with plenty of creative ideas as you plan your next party.

More about Heidi

A recently married Capetonian lifestyle blogger. Blogging about thriving and living a top life.

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