ABOUT THE THEME

For a lively atmosphere that encourages plenty of dance and party shenanigans, look to a cowboy-inspired party theme. You can give this theme an old school wild West spin, or keep things modern with a rustic-chic ranch ambience. On the invitation, include wording that tells guests to dress up in their best western wear: boots, bandanas, belt buckles and cowboy hats encouraged.

VIBE: Rustic

SIMILAR PARTY THEMES: Oregon Trail


Entertainment

CARICATURIST

Book a caricaturist to create a custom cameo for each of your guests. This comedic art form makes a great party favor that everyone can take home.


Entertainment

WESTERN BAND

Trust us, you don’t want to sit out when it comes to line dancing. This dance style was made for western music, so round up everyone on the dance floor with a western band and let the fiddles and banjos lead.

Matheus Ferrero; Unsplash

Venue Settings

OUTDOOR BAR

Replicate your own version of the wild West with an outdoor location. The al fresco atmosphere is reminiscent of the western frontier and the bar will be stocked with different types of whiskeys just like an old town saloon.


Food

STUFFED PEPPERS

Add color to the table with some stuffed peppers, packed with southern heat.

Kerry Renee Photography

Food

TRAIL MIX BAR

For customized snacking, set up a trail mix bar. Present sweet and savory options for a delicious balance including chocolate (dark chunks, white chocolate chips), pretzels, nuts (almonds, peanuts or cashews) and dried fruit (cranberries, raisins).


Courtesy of Minibar Delivery

Creative Detail

HAY BALES

Bring elements of the west to your party by placing bales of hay by entrances or to supplement seating areas to create a more rustic feel.