Franklin, New Jersey
22 Walsh Road
Franklin, NJ 07416
(855) 695-5480

3 Event Planning Tips to Throw a Fun Mardi Gras Party January 11, 2018

Franklin, Sussex
3 Event Planning Tips to Throw a Fun Mardi Gras Party, Franklin, New Jersey

Throughout the year, students need a chance to unwind, and participating in a festival allows them to do so. While the mention of Mardi Gras is often met by positive cheers, throwing a party during this time of year does not guarantee it will be a hit. The event planning team at College Gigs, serving the New England area, shares some tips to ensure your Mardi Gras party is a hit.

How to Throw a Successful Mardi Gras Party for Your College

1. Send Out RSVPs 

When event planning, getting people to RSVP will give you a more accurate idea as to how many people will show up. While this number is not completely reliable, it makes it easier to plan for things like food, seating, masks, and refreshments. Send out RSVP emails to everyone at your college at least a few weeks in advance. This will give you enough time to determine how large of an event you should host.

2. Provide Masks at the Door

event planningOne of the central themes surrounding Mardi Gras is the masks. From the color, accessories, and cut, a mask has the potential to be customized to fit the wearer. Add some spontaneity to your party by providing your guests with masks and other Mardi Gras favorites like beads and feathers.

3. Order More Than Enough Food 

When it comes to Mardi Gras, the food is one of the highlights of the event. New Orleans is known for traditional and flavorful dishes like gumbo and jambalaya, as well as desserts, such as bread pudding and king cake. As you make the menu for the event, make sure to order more than enough; there’s a reason Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday.

If you’re ready to start creating a Mardi Gras party, reach out to the event planning professionals at College Gigs for a helping hand. With years of experience coordinating college events and working with entertainment vendors and coordinators for the Tri-State area, the team understands what it takes to throw a successful party. Visit their website for a list of their vendors, or give them a call at (855) 695-5480 today to speak with a friendly representative.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from College Gigs
3 Forms of Entertainment All College Events Need, Franklin, New Jersey
If you’re charged with the task of planning college events, you probably have a lot on your plate. College parties are meant to be a fun, engaging way to get to know your peers more
4 Fun Valentine's Day Event Planning Ideas, Franklin, New Jersey
With the holiday season coming to a halt, Valentine’s Day is the next celebration on deck. It’s also the time of year when event planning for your college gets more
4 Fun Campus Event Ideas to Boost Morale During Finals Week, Franklin, New Jersey
As the end of the semester approaches and finals week draws near, many college students find themselves under an enormous amount of stress. To relieve the pressure, more
A Nightmare Before Christmas, Indeed! , Franklin, New Jersey
‘Twas the Nightmare Before Christmas, and on October 4th, College Gigs hosted a contest to bring spooky stories forth.  Okay, so we’re better at party planning than rhyming more