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What better way to celebrate September than by hosting a party that honors September holidays. Search through our list for tips & advice. Plus this page will give you the most popular parties held during the month of September.
Fired Up for Football Party• American Football starts both collegiate and professional seasons. Typically, families will celebrate the first week of September by holding parties and playing backyard football. Yep it's a time to get some great grilling in before the cold winter sets in for those who live in the U.S.
Apple Party• Go National Apple Month! Apple season has a three-month promotional window from September through November so expect to find all sorts of apple parties being hosted all 3 months. On the hot & spicy side you'll find pie baking parties. On the weird & wild side you'll find what is known as "Bad Apple" parties. These parties are filled with apple entertainment and lots of apple related foods. It's all in celebration of Apple Season so make plans for "your" apple party.
Pirate Party• Because International Talk Like a Pirate Day is celebrated on September 19th. Pirate parties will be popping up all over the place. Not only will you find people celebrating on September 19th but you will also find lots of kids birthday parties in a pirate theme too. Kill 2 birds with one stone by buying children pirate costumes for the party and keep it for Halloween too!
Host A Great Grillers Party• Labor Day marks the last of great grilling parties in the U.S. Grilling continues to be a favorite way for family & friends to get together and enjoy each others company while the weather still allows. If you didn't grill the first week in September in honor of "Fired up for Football Week" then we sugguest you get one last cookout planned before you pack the ole grill up for the winter season.
Breakfast Party• Because breakfast month is the whole month of September, you'll find everyone is hosting a breakfast or brunch party. One of the most popular in the Southern United States is the BBQ breakfast party. Southerners take advantage of the last time to grill outside by eating a barbecue breakfast, cooked on the grill and shared with family, friends and neighbors. That's right! Scoop up that BBQ pork and top it with fried eggs & grilled bread.
Mexican Fiesta Party• It's time for margaritas and tequila, Mexican food, salsa music and dancing. That's right this month is Hispanic Heritage Month so Mexican theme parties will be all the rage for both kids and adults. Pull out the sombreros and bright colors because it's time for a Mexican Fiesta Party. Serve foods like tacos, nachos, salsa, rice, beans, corn & mexican burritos. Spice it up with chilli powder, oregano, cilantro & cinnamon.- or research Mexican Cuisine.
Seasonal Social• September marks the change of the season so for those living in the U.S., stack up the hay bales, gords and pumpkins. Light those spice smelling candles & bake those sweet potato pies, hang the wreath on the door with fall leaves and twine the orange lights on the banister to welcome your guests & the Autumn season. For those people living in Australia... they will be hosting socials to welcome in Spring.
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Back To School• With back to school getting underway you can bet Moms & Days are hosting "Getting to know each other socials" for the kids. These parties help kids ease back into school and make new friends. Make sure you provide back to school activities which allow the kids to share, socialize and get to know each other. Push the ideas that "Learning Is Fun!" For teenagers, support the school! Host a "School Spirit" party.
Wife Appreciation Day• Men.... if you haven't been so good at appreciating your wife this year then you better not let this holiday pass by unnoticed. Wife appreciation day is celebrated every September 15th so if you and your buddies want to get out of the dog house then you better plan a Wife Appreciation Party. It can be as simple as cake & coffee. Just make sure to have a BIG cake that says.... We Appreciate All You Do. A few hearts wouldn't hurt either :)
Scarecrow Building Party• September hits and we happily hammer in our Scarecrows to decorate our yards. Use to... you only found male scarecrows adorning Autumn lawns but now it's traditional to give the scarecrow a wife. Because of this popular tradition, why not host a scarecrow building party and let the whole community get in on the fun. Have a best scarecrow contest and give the winner a bale of hay.
Dinner Party Ideas• Dinner parties that serve the freshest foods from the market will be the most remembered meals. Fresh Seasonal foods make the best tasting dishes too. A few September veggies are carrots, pumpkin, sweet potato, lettuce, turnips & Shiitake mushrooms. Fruits in season include apple, pears, grapes and figs. Try to include some of these veggies in your menu & let the fruits be the star of your dessert.