Fraternity Party Guide
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The party guide helps plan a themed Fraternity event with ideas, tips in the food departments, creative
crafts, and clever conversation chats, menus, recipes,
cookies, cakes and food labels. Free printable games,
puzzles, place name cards and coloring pages.
Fraternity themed parties are all about being men, growing and finding the person within. It's also an excuse for guys to boogie down to some cool tunes! A music playlist will be one of the many party supplies you will need to complete a true fraternity party. This is a list of excellent fraternity party songs that identify with the meaning of fraternity and brotherhood. The songs are fun, lively and meaningful in many ways. Guests an think and dance along at the same time.
Hard Days Night – Beatles
I’ve Been Everywhere Man – Johnny Cash
Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who
Take It Easy – Eagles
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Born In The USA – Bruce Springsteen
We Are the Champions – Queen
Carry on Wayward Son – Kansas
Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
Shout – Tears for Fears
Celebration – Kool & the Gang
Takin’ Care of Business – BTO
Hang Tough – Telsa
I Still Believe - The Call
Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams
You Can Still Rock in America – Night Ranger
Fight for Your Right – Beastie boys
Get Bacl – Beatles
Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Modern Day Cowboy – Telsa
Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins
Guests are sure to sing along to every word of these classics. You will notice that most of the songs listed are from years back. If you wanted to, you could mix in some modern songs to give the fraternity something a little newer. Whichever way the songs are prepared, be sure to have enough to last the entire party. Guests will get restless if they hear the same song again and again. Yet they will dance, sing along and do high fives when they hear old favorites. Creative idea: Matching or contrasting color decor items such as plates and cups will work for any theme ideas. If you specify the type of clothing for a social event like summer causal, give a few examples of what is acceptable and more importantly what isn't. When all is said and done, favors given to those guests who were able to attend will both feel appreciated and be reminded of the day whenever they look at that favor.
Homemade party supplies and handmade party goods such as handmade togas, sashes and crowns of thorns are ideal items for fraternity parties. It in fact would not be a frat event without them. Most fraternity parties cater to male college students with female students often invited. There is nothing quite like a toga party and having homemade togas for your guests is a must. They just might leave if they don't get their toga!
Making a toga and other handmade fraternity party supplies can be done quite easily. So envision your idea of the perfect toga and get to work. First of all, take a solid color sheet or an old piece of cloth and fold it into a toga to create the perfect toga wrap. Many fraternity brothers prefer to use sheets that are draped around the shoulders and clipped in place to complete their togas. It really is that simple to create the perfect toga. A review of history discusses the importance of the draping of the togas and their place in Greek culture.
The togas and other fraternity party supplies such as crowns of thorns, sashes and party banners will more than likely be handmade by the fraternity brothers. They are bound to have a blast creating these novelties. The fraternity brothers will research and review the different methods for making these traditional fraternity party items and other party supplies. More often than not, this Greek adventure will be completed with a few additional handmade party supplies such as handmade flags, beach balls and drink umbrellas. These little tokens will do much to add to the fun. As will everything you create for the sake of this winning soiree.
Create a fun and enjoyable fraternity cake that will be remembered for years. And likely devoured during the ccourse of one evening. All you will need is:
A knife to trim the cake
Icing bag and select tips
Sounds pretty simple, but you also have to prepare the cake. First, you will need to bake a cake of your choices. Be sure to bake it in a similar shape to the sign of the fraternity. Guests are sure to recognize and appreciate these symbols. This will help eliminate excess waste of cake because you will not have to trim as much. Once you have your cake baked, it is time to trim the cake into the shape of the sign. This can easily be done by taking a knife and cutting into the cake. Smooth out the edges by lightly running the knife over the area to shaved off erroneous and unlevel spaces. This may seem complicated but is really a breeze.
Once you have the shape, ice the whole cake in the base color. It is important to follow the colors of the fraternity exactly in order to get the desired effect. Your guests will know and appreciate the appearance of these hues. Once you have the base color on, start adding detail by using the icing bag and piping a boarder, etc.
Finally, if there is a lot of cake leftover that has been shaved off, you might be able to make mini cakes. You can do this by cutting them in squares and icing the tops of them. You can place these by the fraternity cake for an added bite sized treat. Be sure to have plenty of other party supplies as well to keep the theme and fun going.
It’s the best years of your life during college or at least that’s what they say, so a Fraternity party can be a great theme choice for your next party event. This theme can bring back lots of nostalgia for your guests and the younger guests at the party will have fun just getting into the fun feel of the event. If you like you can incorporate fraternity elements from decades long past to really add to the nostalgic feel. Imagine the Toga Party with everyone dressed accordingly. It even makes for a great party theme at your graduation party.
Think old pennants with the Greek letters on them, noisemakers, keggers, and pledge days and you’ll have lots of fodder for your fraternity party or toga party theme. You might even see if you can hold the party in an old fraternity house or at least in a large old house that is reminiscent of a fraternity house. There are plenty of them around.
The guests probably won’t want to party hardy like they used to in their college days so you may want to focus on fun activities and food to keep them entertained. Food stuffs that people tend to eat while in college may be great for a kick. Try chicken wings, nachos and cheesy puffs.You can even go with greek cuisine to go along wih the toga party attire.br>
For fun you can put a package of ramen noodles in everyone’s goodie bags since many will remember scraping by for weeks on a diet of ramen noodles during college. Also put in some fun items to remember people of the good old days of college. Perhaps a few items traditionally meant for graduation parties can be put in. You can find some personalized key chains, mini diplomas and so on for the guests to keep.
A toga wearing dance marathon is just the way to go as far as activities are concerned. You’ll want to put on some pop music, so look for a party music CD that fits the fraternity party theme. Also don’t forget the dance floor prizes to give guests who really move their feet and dont trip over their togas...or the person who shows up as the most creative toga party guest.
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