HOW TO: Plan An Awesome Birthday Party On A Titchy Budget

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Wish to throw a big lavish party on your birthday but your budget is of less epic proportions ? The main thing in planning a birthday party is deciding on getting the best birthday party venue in Delhi. Well, fret not, the tips and tricks listed here will help you in planning an extravagant event under a low a budget. Of course the millionaires can plan their soirees with all the jazz that involves a lot of money going out of pocket, but you needn’t spend huge chunks of money to feed and entertain your folks. Consider these party planning points to throw an awesome birthday that leaves everyone talking at brunch the next day. And yes, DO NOT forget to thank us later! 😀

Party indoors!

house party


This is the most clever way of cutting down on your party budget. An indoor venue would be the best things to go ahead with, preferably your home. It won’t cost you a dime and you can prioritize decorations according to your suitability. If you do not want to keep home as your party venue at all, you can hire a restaurant on rent for few hours or ask your friend to let you use his/her rented apartment for a night.

DIY invitations

birthday invitations


You can keep them as simple as possible. Simple doesn’t always mean boring, especially if you can manage sending out some DIY birthday invitations. It will save your cost and make your guests feel special. Send out balloons or paper made cards or hand made quirks to your friends’ house with an invitation message. Streamers and posters are yet another thing that can be made easily and speedily. Or you can also checkout some of the best designer invitations in Delhi to get inspiration from!

Save on decor

plan a party on a small budget

Instead of going all the way to arrange fancy props, candles or other decor stuff, you can select stuff that’s cheap, quirky and available at home. You can mix and match three or four designs of bowls, plates and cups to avoid splurging on swanky china. Also, you can use colored lights, pine cones, fresh cut flowers and DIY centerpieces to glam up the indoors. Get some decor ideas from the best decorators in Delhi.

Substitute cheap eats

nachos with cheese


Duck meat? Please. You don’t need to serve pricey cuts of meat to impress your guests. Instead of adding full entrees to the birthday menu, consider offering a smattering of appetizer-sized edibles, it will help save you a major dough on your food budget. Soup shooters, meat skewers, fries, nachos and dips are sure to fill up your guests on the cheap without them sacrificing taste.

If you’re really strapped for cash, then you can choose to make your birthday a ‘potluck party’! If the work ‘potluck’ gives you a pause, you can name the event as a ‘recipe exchange’ for starters and desserts, and then offer the main dish yourself.

Signature drinks

signature drinks


Alcohol can be the worst budget-buster when it comes to party planning. Therefore, to keep this detail in check you can pick a signature drink for the night. In this way, you won’t have to drop a bomb from your pocket on getting different varieties and full bottles of liquor. You can smarty replace wine spritzers with pricey liquor bottles. Just don’t forget to keep some non-alcoholic drinks like sparkling water and punch for your thirsty guests and designated drivers.

Create your own party playlist 

party playlist


You can become the DJ with the help of smart phone music apps. Use the speakers available at home to get the music on and play songs from your playlist. To make the entire setup look more fancy, you can decorate the place with some lights (that give the feel of a disco while being at home) and you’re good to go!

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