Parisian parties will transport you to the city of lights where love, romance, and fine wine abound. An enchanting place where a culture steeped in history blends seamlessly with contemporary art and high fashion.
Stroll down the champs-Elysees Avenue, sample french desserts at a patisserie, or steal a kiss under the Eiffel Tower.
Yes, everyone hopes to visit Paris one day – it's the city that romantic dreams are made of – sparkling lights, breathtaking architecture, and of course, the food.
Well, your friends may not be able to travel to France, but you can make their Parisian dreams come true by bringing La Ville-Lumiere to them.
Create passports stamped for Paris and include the party details inside. Or, make a Postcard from Paris with a picture of a popular landmark on the front and the party information on the back. Don't forget to add a postmark and a stamp.
Your Parisian party decorations may vary depending on your theme.
Paris is known for its fashion so give your guests an opportunity to show off their best French looks by having a dress-up contest.
Play a trivia game to test your guests knowledge of the city's culture, traditions, food, holidays, or architecture.
Show a French movie such as Moulin Rouge, French Kiss, or Amelie.
See how familiar your guests are with the language of love and romance by having them match French words with their English translations. Suggestions could include “c'est la vie”, deja vu”, “faux pas”, “je ne sais quoi”, and “joie de vivre”. Or, for an even greater challenge, have them identify famous French sayings such as “Il n'y a pas de fumee sans feu (Where there's smoke, there's fire), or “vouloir, c'est pouvoir” (Look before you leap).
For a ladies only party, give each other French manicures and pedicures, or treat everyone to a special evening of pampering by bring in a esthetician to do their nails professionally.
A scavenger hunt is always a popular activity. Have guests hunt for Paris-related items such as the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, a picture of the Mona Lisa, or a beret.
For a younger crowd, choose games such as Parisian Bingo, Pin the light on the Eiffel Tower, or Pin the hat on the Patissier (pastry chef).
Of course, your Parisian party must have a menu full of authentic French cuisine.
Commemorate your visit to Paris with a special souvenir that will conjure up good memories about your time in the City of Lights.
Begin planning your Parisian Party today so your guests can be swept away to the romance, history, and sparkling lights of Paris.
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