Yeehaw! Click your heels together and tap your spurs because the following article contains all the information that one would require to throw an authentic western themed party.
However, be warned that in order to create a portal to the days of the old Wild West all the guests should be asked to dress up in their finest western attire to preserve the authenticity of the party.
The must-have food at a western themed party is BBQ. Furthermore, you could place the food on a table that is covered with a red and white checked tablecloth. A birthday cake representing the mechanical bull Sydney could be made to represent the bulls used in rodeo shows if the birthday girl or birthday boy is a rodeo enthusiast. Furthermore, as no western party is complete without a chili bar one should ensure that a chili station is set up for guests to enjoy. A saloon should also be created for the adults to enjoy cowboy beverages after a hard day of work.
In order to give the guests a true rodeo experience a mechanical bucking bull Sydney can be hired for guests to use. Furthermore, wanted posters can also be made available for party guests to use as party props along with cowboy hats, sheriff badges, red bandanas, saddles etc. Moreover, a little nook can be created to allow the guests an opportunity to play cards. Additionally, western music can be played to give the guests a chance to practice their square dancing. Furthermore, a makeshift shooting- range can also be arranged using old tins for guests to shoot at using water guns.
At the entrance of the party, one could set up a life-sized cutout of the guest of honor dressed in a cowboy or cowgirl outfit. Furthermore, you could set up bales of hay around the event hall to create the western ambience. Moreover, cactus cutouts can also be placed around the located along with plastic wagon wheels and wanted posters which can be hung all over the walls. These posters can have the pictures of western outlaws such as Jesse James or Billy the Kid or one can also opt to insert the faces of party guests. If, the party is set to be held at night then one could even purchase camp lanterns to be placed around the house to create the old western ambiance. Furthermore, one can also create a ‘Saloon’ sign to hang over the bar
If you follow the aforementioned tips you would be able to successfully create a world where Indians, cowboys, outlaws, and sheriffs mingle together to celebrate the most important day of your loved one.