Holi is a festival that brings along a positive vibe of festive elation, excitement and fun with all the colour-smearing, water guns and sharing of love and cheer. While for some, it is a festival that they dread for the wild play of colours, yet for most others it is a celebration they keenly look forward to.
Here are some novel ideas that you can play on to make your Holi celebrations doubly fun-filled:
1. The Colourful Invitation
Send across interesting invites to friends and relatives that have a tint of the essence of Holi. Have your invitations printed in cool colours or create one yourself and tag along Gulaal and the Holi-patent sweets. Alternately, send e-cards as invitations/greetings.
2. The Colour-Vigour
Well, the festival is essentially all about colours, so the very first thing you need to plan is the ‘colours’ you’re going to colour the lovely festival with. Instead of going for the ‘pukka’, hard-chemical colours that leave you with the excruciating task of removing them later, you can be wise and pick organic colours and flower-petals, saving on water required to cleanse. After all, it’s the festive mood that adds the real exuberance to the celebrations.
3. The Holi-Special Music
Who wouldn’t agree that this beautiful festival is incomplete without the Holi-special music! Compile all your favourite party-numbers, old and new, especially the popular, Bollywood Holi songs and play them at full blast; while you shake a leg with your family and friends, all drenched in vibrant colours. Dhol beats played at regular intervals can also add to the dance masti!
4. The Party-Nosh
Holi party can be made all the more enjoyable, if you serve your guests some lip-smacking delicacies. Do include the street-foods like Gol-gappe, chaat, samosa, chhole-bhature, pav-bhaji, bhel-puri along with gujiya and maalpua, to give your party-guests a delectable welcome.
5. The Brimming-Beverages
What’s Holi without some gulps of the customary ‘Bhaang’! You can also add some other interesting cocktails, mocktails and juices to quench the thirst of your party-guests. Traditional ‘thandai’ could also be considered depending on the age and tastes of party guests.
6. Dress Up For The Bash
So what if it’s a festival of energetic frolicking and carefree, shabby-dressing! At least, your elders would tell you to pull out an old, clapped-out piece of clothing to wear while playing Holi. But that advice is for the bygone-days. Today, you can celebrate the festival while looking your snazzy-best. Don an easy-going, floral tunic, along with a pair of cool, colourful slippers for your Holi party. And don’t forget to wear waterproof, light make-up to look pretty too. 🙂
7. The Frolicking-Games
To add more excitement to the Holi celebration, keep some games for sheer amusement. Tambola, gol-gappe-gorging competition, balloon filling & stomping, passing the leaking balloon, musical chair, dumb charades, cards etc. are some options you can consider.
8. The Delightful-Décor
Having your party area well-decorated provides a perfect ambience for Holi celebrations. You can have beautiful paper lanterns in multi-colours”, colourful balloons and streamers etc. to spruce up the place.
9. The Gratifying-Gifts
Delight your guests with Holi-special gifts such as – a hamper of sweets, chocolates, gujiya, gulaal or custom-printed T-shirts and Kurtis with Holi-special messages. You can also hand them a box of dry fruits, a beauty-care kit, decorative items or a fancy idol of Radha-Krishna on this special occasion.
10. The Entertainment-Activities
Organise some amusing activities to keep your guests entertained throughout your party. Archery, temporary colourful tattoo, dandiya-dance, rain-dance etc. can be incorporated in the plan too.
11. Host a Bollywood Theme Party
The most enjoyable celebration to celebrate is Holi. Beyond the typical gather-and-spout celebrations with colours and balloons, we may design a themed Holi party to make it even more thrilling and wonderful.
12. Set a Photo Booth
Keep a funky and vibrant photo booth for non-stop clicks to cherish the memorable moment forever.
13. Try To have Phoolo ki Holi
You can have all the fun you want by adding a little twist to your Holi party. Instead of gulal use phool (flower). It will be same fun and it will involve zero mess.
14. Holi at the Pool
Poolside Holi parties are popular among the younger generation. Because playing in the water is such an important aspect of a Holi party, having a poolside Holi party is just like killing two birds with one stone.
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