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Hi, I’m Kimberly Seeherman, event planner and owner of Events by Fabulous. Let’s talk about birthday party ideas on a short notice.

It’s your birthday tomorrow, and you haven’t really put much planning into it. Don’t worry; I have a couple ideas for you that will get you through it with a fabulously memorable night.

Idea number one, a limited costume party. You can’t ask your friends to go out the night before and get decked out in some crazy costume, but you certainly can ask them to bring one accessory. For example, “Hats off to Kimberly,” – a hat party is a really fun idea for a birthday.

Everyone has a hat, and you can even ask people to wear their craziest hat, just to come up with some silly ideas and get everyone really involved in the event theme.

Another great idea is a BYOB party. It’s a great idea because you don’t have to buy any alcohol, and it gets everyone involved.

I like to make a Facebook page, call it Tommy’s Tequila tasting. Everyone can RSVP on that page, and then note the kind of tequila they’re bringing so that the next person who RSVPs can see what’s already being brought and make sure to bring something different.

All you need to do is add some guacamole and a couple of sombreros, and that will make for a wonderful evening.

If you don’t want to ask your friends to dress up or bring something, just create a fun game that will get everyone involved in the party. I love to do a door prize party. It’s super simple, just pick up a roll of tickets from Party City, give out those tickets as people walk in, and you can come up with all kinds of cool ideas for how to reward people throughout the night by calling out numbers.

Thank you for joining us!