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Creating A Festival At Home

Creating A Festival At Home
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Creating A Festival At Home

When you hear of festivals, you mostly picture a large outdoor event with global music sensations performing and entertaining people. But did you know you can have a festival right at home? This article discusses Creating A Festival At Home, tips, and what to consider have also been mentioned. Read on to find out you too can have a successful festival at home! 

Creating A Festival At Home
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This is one of the most essential things to consider when creating a festival. Find an ideal location within your home where the event can take place. Of course, you will be expecting some people, so it should be spacious. Organizing the venue needs a lot of specialties. For the best results, it is recommended that you use gazebos. They have been a huge part of festivals and are mostly used for sheltering attendees. Gazebos are important because you cannot predict the weather conditions during the festival. For safety purposes, you need a strong gazebo that can withstand intense weather and accommodate a sizable group of people.


It is very rare to find a festival without music. Making music a focal point in your festival will work out great. If you have friends or family in a band or make music generally, ask them to perform! People love music, and great live performances will surely entertain them. If you plan to party all night, prepare great jams that you know the audience will love to dance to. Keep the mood vibrant, and you can be sure of an exciting festival! Play trendy songs that everyone will jam to.

Food and Drink

Just like music, food forms an essential part of the festival. So some tasty food displays will make your festival stand out. The trick here is keeping it simple yet unusual. We all can agree that the mouth-watering smell of roasted meat makes us salivate. So at your festival, have big bowls of salads and plenty of food, let the people know that eating is guaranteed! Some of the popular foods at festivals are paella, a delicious meal you should try. Pulled pork joints, homemade burgers, cones of chips, spatchcock chickens, marinated skewered prawns, and traditional sausages are also very popular foods. 

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Preparing the food all by yourself is common, but why not involve your guests? You can do outside catering and ask people to make their own pizzas or toast marshmallows. If your compound has a wendy house or unused garden shed, you can transform it into a coffee station serving homemade chocolate brownies or a late-night pudding. Mostly, drinks are served in plastic cups at festivals — however, you should try and come up with new ideas to make your festival worth remembering. If there is a water fountain in your home, you can fill it with ice and serve beer bottles straight from it! You can also look out for larger clear glass containers and fill them with tasty flavored drinks such as lemon or strawberry. If your not into preparing the food yourself a great option is to hire food truck to provide all the food, your guest will love this concept. 


Have many outdoor fun games for children such as croquet, skittles, trampolines, dominoes, snakes & ladders, among others. You can also organize a flower-crown making competition and face-painting for children. Of course, some kids will want to show off their skills on the dance floor, have them face-off in a dance competition where is the winner gets a prize! 

Video games are popular among most children and some adults alike. You can organize some place where they get to play video games and enjoy themselves. Have the place neatly organized to avoid overcrowding; you can have an adult take charge where necessary. If it is an overnight festival, you can set up a massive projection and broadcast movies or music videos! This will give people many options to choose from other than just sitting and getting bored all night. Serve them with coffee late in the night to keep the mood vibrant! 


This is also a vital part of the festival. Decorations set the theme and vibe of the event. Using bright colors is usually recommended. You can hang colored bunting around the teepees, which looks amazing when blown by the wind. You can also erect your festival flag. Purchase brightly colored 2m flags on streamer banners or spikes and install them all around your garden. This will enhance the look of your home and attract more people. Even those passing by will easily find themselves right in the middle of the festival, partying! 

Conclusion | Creating A Festival At Home

The best way of creating a perfect themed festival is by using what you have around you. You can turn the things around your home into festival features! Just try to be creative, and everything will fall into place. Use the ideas discussed here and create a fantastic home festival!