Updated on: Feb 20, 2024
Let's all go to the movies! The Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars, honors the creation of movies. Today, why not try to recreate your version of this entertainment? Movies are so deeply rooted in history; there are thousands of movies to watch with a group of people. Here are a few ideas to consider when decorating for an Oscar theme party. Lights, camera, action!
Oscar Theme Party Decorations
1. Color Schemes
Use a color scheme of black and white to enhance the feeling that guests are in a timeless classic. Play songs from different genres to give it a retro vibe. Gold is the official color of the Oscars, so you can't forget to go all out on the gold accents. Make sure you have a lot of gold balloons that are synonymous with the Oscars to fit the gold theme When planning your Oscar theme party, another choice is to try colors that are used at a movie theater. Red is usually seen on the side of the room as if you were surrounded by a red carpet. Having red balloons, red tables, or even red utensils would help the atmosphere feel more like a theater.
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3. Collecting Booth
Have a nice little collecting booth present right when your guests walk in. At this booth, rather than collecting tickets from them, you can collect any belongings they do not want to carry or lose. Having a station to hold their jackets or bags would be convenient for your guests. You can always make these decorations on your own, we also have many ideas to help assist you with your DIY decorations!
Have a designated time for a photo shoot session with all the various decorations around the venue. You can even get fake cameras so your guests can act as the paparazzi!
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5. Red Carpet
Make your guests feel like they are walking into Hollywood with a red carpet at the entrance. Red is a very good color since it symbolizes passion, love, and excitement. Having this color in numerous areas will uplift the mood for sure. Don't forget to have some lights and maybe even a velvet rope for the full experience. While you are going down the red carpet with that special someone, feel free to check out our ideas for parties for your hubby!
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6. Movie Props
Get creative with your props. Use director chairs for seating, film reels as decoration, or a large red curtain to make your guests feel more engaged with the theme.
7. Gold Stars
Following the gold theme of the Oscars, gold stars are good, shiny decorations that makes the room shine. You can have gold confetti spread around the tables and chairs, also gold star ornaments around the walls and hung from the ceilings.
8. Director Chair
Nothing like sitting in the director’s chair to further engage people in the party. You can choose to have all tables to have director chairs, or just have certain amount of them be tables of locations. Either way, this is an excellent decoration option for your Oscar theme party!
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9. Hollywood Sign
A Hollywood sign at the entrance of the venue would a cherry on top for the decorations. If possible, make sure that it lightens up in some way to direct people about this party and attract people to come!
10. Popcorn Boxes
Taking a part of the party home with you helps keep memories of a wonderful night. Purchase small popcorn boxes with a thank you note along with goodies for a nice goodbye gift for your guests for a night they will surely remember.
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11. Oscars Ballot
Have guests fill out the Oscars ballot for the year and see who can accurately predict the Oscars winners. This is a fun way to keep everyone involved and entertained.
12. Movie Trivia
Have your guests play movie trivia games. This will test their knowledge and is a fun way to pass time before the ceremony. Make sure to offer some good prizes like gift cards or movie tickets.
13. Awards Ceremony
Come up with a list of categories and have your own awards ceremony at the night's end. Give everyone their own small gold Oscar statue. Don't forget to check out our article on the most important ceremony of all, your gender reveal, where we have many ideas to celebrate this day!
14. Oscar Handouts
Let your guests join in the fun and hand out Oscars to your guests. Just like the real Oscars, you can have envelopes and ballots being used and have everyone get their nominations at the beginning of the party. You can use some categories like the best predictor of Oscar winners, best dressed, and other categories that engage the guests more.
Time to make a toast! If guests are 21 and over, pop open a bottle of bubbly. Champagne and the Oscars are a timeless pairing, so it is a must at any viewing party.
16. Popcorn Stand
Popcorn is essential for movies. Set up a station for snacks to be served to your guests. Label your popcorn stand, so they really feel like they are in a theatre. You can range from popcorn to candy to hot dogs and hamburgers.
Keep the Oscar theme by making Oscar-themed cookies shaped like the trophy. If that doesn't interest you, you can always just get gold frosting for whatever tasty treats you decide to make! You could also check our site to see ice cream trucks that can be rented! Make sure to serve your treats on a gold plate to match the theme of the party.
Punch is a good non-alcoholic alternative to Champagne. Have the punch be red and gold to fit the with the Oscars theme.
19. Custom Invitations
Get creative with your invitations so your guests can get more excited for Oscars night. Find an image of an empty movie ticket and include the details of your Oscar theme party night. Bring the theme to their homes by mailing these wonderful movie tickets and let the hype begin.
20. Pre-made Invitations
You can also purchase oscar theme party invitations that are made by someone else and have them customized for your party's liking. A themed invitation is fun to get your guests ready to join you on the red carpet.
Oscar Theme Party: Conclusion
Movies are wonderful entertainment and are fun with family or friends. Host an Oscar theme party filled with tasty treats, bright decorations, and fun activities to bring the magic to your own space. Pop the popcorn, sit back and relax, and enjoy the show! Of course, feel free to explore the many other ideas we have for parties!
Written by Shannyn Apolaro, Nathan Rogers and Mackenzie Hogan; Contributors: Emmett McGlynn, Jack Leduc and T. Michael Pham