New York party themed inspiration and ideas

New York Party Theme

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About the Theme

New York is the city that never sleeps, which makes is a very appropriate option for a party theme. When thinking about decorations, pull inspiration from city lights, iconic landmarks, yellow cabs and street art.

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Venue Settings


Skyline views are essential for any metropolitan-themed party. You’re sure to get that ritzy big-city vibe in an elegant penthouse space.


Human Statue

You can’t walk through Times Square without encountering one of these entertaining acts. Human Statues are a great photo op moment for guests, and their coming-to-life movements when they break out of statue mode are fascinating to watch.

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Photo Booth Rental

New York may be known as the Big Apple, but it also has a solid reputation in the souvenir department. Give guests something they can take home with them, like a classic photo booth film strip. Deck out the photo booth with quintessential NYC props like Statue of Liberty crowns and iconic street signs (think: Broadway, Times Square and Madison Avenue).

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Black-and-White Cookies

With this magical New York dessert staple, you get the best of both worlds in a single cookie: chocolate and vanilla together.

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Tamara Jaros Photography



Treat guests to pizza by the slice. Go with classic favorites like pepperoni, white and veggie.

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Serve up the namesake cocktail of the city.

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Courtesy of Minibar Delivery

Creative Detail

Skyline Décor

DIY a skyline out of posterboard to place by the entrance or behind the bar, or simply add a few motifs to stationery items like the party invitations.

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