Our Rockin' Karaoke Party Picks

Throw your dream theme party! Our staff picked out their absolute favorite food, decor and party ideas that all come together for a rockin' good time.
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Throw your dream theme party! Our staff picked out their absolute favorite food, decor and party ideas that all come together for a rockin' good time.

Hues Clues

Crank up the color dial! Decorate the table with bright shades of hot pink and orange.

Transform your table

Look the Part

The quickest way to get a party started: Pull out a box of rock star costumes. It's hard not to dance when you're dressed up like a Go-Go!

80s-Party

Microphone Cake Cones

One bite of these treats and your guests will be singing for more! (Okay, they're actually sprinkle-topped cupcakes nestled in ice cream cones).

Microphone Cupcakes

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Rock & Roll Slushies

A sweet harmony of Jack Daniels whiskey, cola and maraschino cherry syrup.

Rock & Roll Slushies

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Hang a Hall-of-Fame Record Wall

Pull off graphic, colorful sleeves from your old LPs (or buy some at the flea market for a few bucks) and tack them up on a wall to make a scene-setting photo backdrop.

Record Wall

Cheesesteak Sliders

Make music, not messes! Serve Mini Cheesesteak Sliders on trays lined with sheet music.

Cheesesteak Sliders

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Pineapple Mojitos

Fun, yummy and oh so refreshing!

Pineapple Mojitos

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Decorated Performance

Keep a stash of inexpensive props "backstage" for the performers to use or wear during their time in the spotlight.

rock and roll party props

Surf 'n' Turf Tacos

Chewy steak and tender snapper get all wrapped up in these crowd-pleasing nibbles.

Surf ‘n’ Turf Tacos

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Decor Galore

Hit the party store or scan eBay for blow-up musical instruments, old concert posters, and microphones and tambourines. Your old CDs and vinyl records can be cleverly reused as coasters and serving trays.

Record Wall

Marshmallow Cupcakes

The marshmallow cream design atop each delicious chocolate glazed cupcake.

Marshmallow Cupcakes

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Classic, Cheesy--It's All Good!

What's a karaoke bash without the right music? Save the snobbery for your iPod. Mix up the playlist with classic and current faves and, of course, a few cheesy ballads!

table

Music Munchies

Create candy bowls themed by different music styles: "Indie Rock" rock-candy sticks; "Heavy Metal" silver-wrapped chocolates; and "Pop Music" lollipops and Pop Rocks.

candy bowls

Sweet Heat Nachos

Mango, mint and lime -- the perfect nacho toppings!

Sweet Heat Nachos

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Natural Selection

Create a splashy song menu. Use colored cardstock, print out a list of available tunes and put each one at each place setting.

song menu

How to Throw a Luau Party

Mini Corn Dogs

Easy, simple and guaranteed to be every guests' favorite party bite.

Mini Corn Dogs

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Spiked Fruit Cups

These party-starters have a kick to start your karaoke off right!

Spiked Fruit Cups

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Salty and Sweet

This Salty Chocolate Peanut Butter Brittle is the perfect end-of-party treat -- guests will leave happy and their appetites will be totally satisfied!

Salty Chocolate Peanut Butter Brittle

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Photo Finish

Send your guests home with a smile! Snap photos during the party, and place them in jewel cases along with a CD of songs from the night.

Photo Finish

How to Take Better Party Photos

The Fun Doesn't Stop Here

You can throw a 'Stache Bash, a Mad Scientist Party, or a Black Widows' Ball...the options are endless. We've got all the party plans and details so that you can have a rockin' good time!

Stache Bash

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