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Top 10 Graduation Party Ideas

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It’s such a joy to see all the graduation photos from family and friends on Facebook. Whether elementary school, high school, or college, graduation is such a milestone in life. Celebrating accomplishments, realizing dreams, and planning for the next phase of life. It is a joyous time and well worthy of celebration.

Graduation party ideas range from dinner at a nice restaurant to a backyard BBQ to a family trip, something the last full family trip for a while as your college grad transitions into full independence.

From elegant to whimsical, for all ages, these are some of the graduation party ideas that hopefully can inspire your upcoming grad event.

The Thinking Closet has a whole party in a box you’ll want to check out. Use one of these ideas or go for them all, but these are very creative and adaptable to all ages.

Adorable personalized graduation pretzel pops from Hungry Happenings. They may take some effort to put together but they will be worth it! 

On the other hand, Diploma Cookies from Love the Day are super simple. Clever with no effort. Now that’s what I’m talkin about!

While this idea from The Wedding Chicks  is shown for an outdoor wedding reception, it works beautifully for a graduation party. Guests share their tips for success in the next phase of life. Or instead of tips for success, you could make it words of wisdom from guests to the grad.

From Must Have Mom, use Jenga blocks for guests to write a special note as a keepsake for the graduate. Jenga becomes a guest book – LOVE this idea! 

From Dahlias to Doxies shows you how to make an adorable photo banner where you can create a picture timeline of the graduate’s life.

Being a big fan of Dr. Seuss, I love this idea from Clareification.  Party favor chocolates with Dr. Seuss printable provided.

A Little Craft in Your Day shows you how to create your own photo booth, always a fun way to make memories!

Nancy’s Craft Spot will show you how to make a graduation cap card box.

Make a graduation photo wreath like this one from DIY Beautify.

If your graduate is a world traveler, a unique Travel Gift Basket makes the perfect graduation gift!

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