How To Throw An “American Idol” Watch Party!

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Did you get your ticket to Hollywood? If not, an American Idol Watch Party could be the next best thing. After all, we’re not all meant to be the next Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood! American Idol is back and it’s hotter than ever!

In a little “throwback Tuesday/Thursday something post”, I figured I’d share 5 inspiring tips on how to throw an idol-worthy party in a segment clip I did for Fox 32. Enjoy!

Here’s The Clip Where I Cover Tips To Planning An American Idol Watch Party:

Here’s a summary of the tips from the clip. Take them and make them your own.

5 American Idol Watch Party Tips:

1. Invitation

Create a great invitation!

  • Include badge numbers
  • Go green! Make it an Evite or Paperless Post.
  • Don’t forget to include “You’re going to Hollywood!” – It’s a must!

2. Karaoke Night

Get everyone engaged and singing with or without a karaoke machine. You can download karaoke music from the internet.

3. Cast Ballots

Have your guests cast their own ballots. See who wins and offer gift certificates for prizes.

4. Signature Cocktail

Create a signature cocktail with blue Curacao (American Idol blue) and serve it on a mirrored tray for a little glitz and glam. You can name the drink. You can also make it a mocktail if kids are involved.

Related: Thrifty and Tipsy

5. Decor

  • Use skinny vases
  • You can find feathers at a craft store.
  • Put them on the buffet.

Big Take Away – Reuse!

It’s not necessary to spend a ton of money like a Hollywood celebrity when hosting a party and these tips to throwing an American Idol Watch Party are totally budget-friendly. Invitations don’t have to cost you a penny if you go digital rather than printed. Pull stuff that you already have around the house for decor. It really can be that simple!

Related: American Idol Party Time!

Tell Us Your Favorite Tip:

Let us all learn from each other. Can you relate to these fun tips? Do tell! Give us your tips, tricks, feedback and resources in the comments below. And if you like it, please be a sweetheart and share this post?

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Oh, and here’s the video, which was the point of this whole blog. Find some great inexpensive tips to throwing an American Idol Watch Party fit for the stars!

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