How to Host the Perfect Thanksgiving Day Sweet Sixteen

Thanksgiving is a fun-filled holiday that everyone can enjoy. If you’re lucky enough to celebrate your birthday on Thanksgiving, hosting a Fall banquet may be right for you! Celebrate one of the most family friendly holidays of the year by inviting loved ones to a Thanksgiving themed Sweet Sixteen dinner with interactive holiday activities for every age. Make this Thanksgiving sweet 16 one to remember with these easy steps:

1) Add some yellow uplighting along the walls to give your Thanksgiving sweet sixteen a homey rustic feel.



Yellow uplighting is easy to set up and adds pizzazz to any Thanksgiving sweet 16. Amber colored table settings along with leaf patterned textured lighting will inspire your guests for the Autumn season.

The Knot

The Knot

2) Adding some interactive games before and after the big feast is a great way to include everyone into this family friendly Thanksgiving Day Sweet Sixteen.

Crazy Little Projects

Crazy Little Projects

Thanksgiving themed bingo is a fun spin on a classic favorite game that will keep your birthday guests entertained. Easily print Thanksgiving bingo cards online and offer some fun prizes for your guests to win. Extra tip: use candy as the bingo card markers for a sweet treat that makes everyone a winner.

3) Add these fun DIY Thanksgiving party favors all your guests can enjoy.


These cute do-it-yourself turkey shaped party favors are the perfect sweet treat to have for your Thanksgiving event. Using candies in traditional Fall colors and yellow and red pipe cleaners, you can have your guests create them at your Thanksgiving sweet 16 banquet themselves! Or have these ready made for your guests to enjoy as keepsakes.

3) Of course a Thanksgiving Day sweet sixteen wouldn’t be complete without the food! Make sure to add a few Thanksgiving inspired dishes for all your loved ones to enjoy.

Mashed Potatoes Recipe

With just 5 easy to find ingredients, you can make a delicious mashed potato Thanksgiving banquet side dish that will impress all your sweet 16 guests. Follow these simple steps to get this mashed potato recipe just right.

4) When the feast and games have ended, take some time to capture the moment in a photo booth complete with fun Thanksgiving themed props.


Spark Booth

Incorporate Thanksgiving themed photo booth props for your guests. Make sure to add a fun backdrop or a custom message on the drapes to match with the Thanksgiving sweet 16 theme.