The Summer Olympics begins this week on Friday, July 27, 2012, and ends Sunday,August 12, 2012. Whether you are a fan of watching archery, rowing, cycling, basketball or gymnastics you should we watching in style. Host an Olympic event for the opening or closing ceremonies of this year’s games.
Ideas for an Olympic themed party include games to play at the party for both adults and children, costumes representing different countries, themed food to represent either the host country or a pot luck of meals from various countries that compete in the Olympics and easy decorations to make yourself.
Fun ideas to get started:
Dress like your favorite flag
Create food items that resemble different flags
Let the kids and adults make their Olympics crafts- everyone can have a torch or their won for the opening ceremony
Display an Olympic-inspired dessert table
Baked sweet potato doughnuts with natural food coloring can resemble the infamous rings
Party favors inspired by the London tube maps
Include all the fun products that are sponsoring this year’s Olympic Games
Serve crazy British foods i.e. Battenberg cake, Toad in the hole, English Breakfast, Eton Mess, tea and biscuits, Yorkshire pudding, roast beef, or Scotch eggs.
For more fun ideas to throw a memorable 2012 London Olympic viewing party head to our Happy Hour Mom Pinterest page.