I love planning parties for family & friends and especially themed parties! 🤗 In this post, i share with you how i created a Mad Men 1960 party 🎉

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Decorations

Decorations play a big role in the success of themed parties. They help set the mood and immerse yourself in the theme of the party !

Here are some ideas of decorations i used for a Mad Men 1960 party :

olives balloons

Olive balloons 🎈

💡 How to make them

Vintage Packs of candy cigarettes

Vintage Packs of candy cigarettes

💡 I find them on Amazon

Frame ''Call me old-fashioned''

Frame ”Call me old-fashioned”

💡 Just find an image you like, print it and place it in a beautiful vintage frame!

MadParty sign

MadParty sign

I had to make a few tweaks, but I’ll save you some time here is the template!

Bar cart & cocktail menu

Bar cart & cocktail menu

Vinyl record player

Vinyl record player

Vintage typewriter

Vintage typewriter

Lanterns or candle holder

Lanterns or candle holder

Vintage serving dishes

Vintage serving dishes


Buffet

Mad men style buffet

Here is what was on the menu for our Mad Men 1960 party buffet, based on what was served at receptions during the 1960s.

  • Cocktail shrimp 🍤
  • Oysters 🦪
  • Various canapes 🥮
  • Pâté and cheeses 🧀
  • Vegetables with spinach dip 🥗
  • Meatballs 🧆
  • Deviled eggs 🥚
  • Olives platter 🍱

Alcohol

madmen cocktail style

Decorations : cocktail umbrellas☂, maraschino cherries 🍒, slices of oranges 🍊 lemons & limes 🍋, pitted green olives.


Cigar & cigarette bar

Cigars

If you’re smokers and cigar lovers, a small cigar and cigarette bar fits perfectly into the theme! 🚬

Make sure you have the necessary accessories:

  • Ashtray
  • Cigar cutter
  • Lighters

Games & animations

  • 60’s Trivia
  • Draw and guess 60’s theme
  • Twister
  • Karaoke special 60’s
  • Dance to the rhythm of the 60’s : Rock, Twist, Madison…

To further immerse yourself in the theme, you and your guests can take inspiration from the 60’s fashion for your clothing style !

And there you have it ! You have what you need to throw a Mad Men 1960s themed party that will be unforgettable 🤩🍸!

Mad Men Dancing GIF
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