Ideas to host a fun retro 1950s themed party

So many parties to throw, so little time! Maybe one of our awesome followers can throw a 1950s themed party and show it to me? When I recently came across this cool set of 1950s themed party props from Mr & Mrs WTF, I started dreaming about 1950’s aesthetics and thought, how cool to throw a retro party? There are lots of ideas, from a vintage gas station like below, to rockabilly or rock n’ roll inspired, to the classic diner themes. Have a read further down!

1950 themed party props

Styling your 1950s themed party

Here is some of the cool stuff we found! This theme works well for kids parties, check out this cute party!

How retro are these cupcake made by Commie’s Cupcakes? You can grab their buttercream cupcake guide here.

The popular checkerboard pattern really helps to complete the look too! Here is the pattern on some straws.

Black White Checker Paper Straws Pk of 25 / Car Racing Theme Party Straws / Retro Diner Motif / Bridal Shower / Baby Shower / Wedding

This theme looks really great in pastel blue and pink, or green and pink. Honeycomb decor and lanterns can be used to add colours to the look. These ones are from Lovely Occasions.

Mint Accordion Lantern 35cm – Lovely Occasions

Pink Accordion Lantern 35cm – Lovely Occasions

Follow our 50’s Parties themed Pinterest board for more ideas!

Do you have a retro-themed party? We’ve love to see it! Get in touch here to submit.

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