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Turn Your Class Reunion Into a Throwback Event for the Books!

Whether you’re celebrating ten years or 30, class reunions can be thrilling events. But a lot more goes into planning these social events than you might think. And you have so many event venues and services to choose from in New York City. As you and your classmates discuss the details, keep these insights in mind, especially if you’re looking to curate a high-energy, wildly entertaining, and memorable evening.

Get Creative with an Event Theme

Start by deciding on an event theme. With a fun theme for your class reunion, you can get creative with all the other details, including decor, food, and entertainment. Put together a few ideas and present them to your classmates to take a vote. Here are some event theme ideas for inspiration:

  • Hawaiian Luau
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Night in Hollywood
  • Day at the Beach
  • Charming Boho
  • Garden of Eden
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Magic & Wonder
  • Moon & Stars

Don’t Cut Corners on Entertainment

You’re anticipating lively conversations with fellow classmates you haven’t seen in years. But don’t rely on conversations alone as your reunion’s entertainment. Make plans to incorporate music with a DJ or live band. And if you want the reunion to be one for the books, add more layers of activities and fun, including:

  • Magicians & Mentalists
  • Caricaturists
  • Escape Room Activities
  • AR & VR
  • Espresso Bar Artists
  • Historic Photo & Yearbook Presentations

Delectable Appetizers for the Win

You’ll likely be planning for a meal service at your class reunion. But don’t just book the buffet. Create stunning cocktail hours with delectable appetizers and hors d’oeuvres that elevate the experience. And consider introducing post-meal snacks, too, for guests who might get hungry later.

Hire an Event Planner

As you dive into all the event planning for your upcoming class reunion, you and your classmates will feel the pressure. Choosing the right New York venue, booking the best music, sampling catering services, and assembling audiovisual assets is a tall order. Instead of tackling it all yourselves, hire an event planner. Work with pros, like the team at EMRG Media, who have all the connections, know all the details to consider, and understand what it takes to curate a stunning event!

Contact EMRG Media today, and let’s start planning your upcoming class reunion! If it’s a milestone reunion, our team can make it an overwhelming success, accounting for every detail to make it stunning and magical!