Birthday Party Ideas working with an 80's Theme?!

Question: Birthday Party Ideas working with an 80's Theme!?
I'm hosting an "80's theme" birthday party for a soon to be 19 year old young woman and all her friends ages 18 to 23!. The only thing she's really specific on is listening to 80's music!.!.very helpful!.!.!.*lol* Anyone have any ideas!?!?!? Anything would be appreciated :)Www@FoodAQ@Com

The 80's were all about excess, so make your decorations dramatic and colorful!. Look for paper cups and plates in neon colors, animal prints or black-and-white geometric patterns!. Plaster the walls with posters of quintessential 80's pop stars like Culture Club, Thompson Twins, Cyndi Lauper, New Kids on the Block and the queen of the decade, Madonna!. To really get in the spirit, pop in a DVD of a John Hughes movie or an 80's band's video collection and have it playing, on mute, during the event

80's Wine Cooler (serves 4)

? 16 oz!. Chablis? white wine
? 24 oz!. 7-Up? soda
? 2 oz!. grapefruit juice
? 2 oz!. pineapple juice
? 2 oz!. lime juice
? 2 oz!. lemon juice

Mix fruit juices together in a glass!. Pour 4 ounces Chablis into 4 wine glasses, then add 6 ounces 7-Up to each glass!. Divide the juice mixture evenly, and serve!.Non-Alcoholic - Capri Sun, Fresca, Jolt Cola

1!. Relax / Frankie Goes to Hollywood
2!. Footloose / Kenny Loggins
3!. Rock Me Amadeus / Falco
4!. Whip It / Devo
5!. Burning Down the House / Talking Heads
6!. Rio / Duran Duran
7!. Dancing with Myself / Billy Idol
8!. Take On Me / A-ha
9!. Living On a Prayer / Bon Jovi
10!. Call Me / Blondie

Thanks to the arrival of MTV, '80s fashion was defined by music!. Inspired by pop stars like Duran Duran and Wham, guys wore frilly shirts, superskinny ties and huge op-art belts!. '80s chicks emulated their musical idols with Bananarama-style overalls, Pat Benatar-esque headbands and Madonna's layered mesh-and-lace ensembles!.

And don't forget the makeup, guys: From the new romantics to the punk rockers, all the gnarliest dudes sported eyeliner, lipstick, glittery eye shadow and way too much mousse in their hair, just like their girlfriends!. Want more '80s party costumes!? '80s ladies also sported leg warmers, rubber bracelets and sideways ponytails, while guys channeled Miami Vice-era Don Johnson with pastel-hued suits!.

Get into the '80s groove with a lip-synch contest to beloved '80s songs, or put on Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and have a contest to see who can do the best moonwalk!. If you have a video game system, buy some of the classic '80s video games like PacMan, Frogger, Donkey Kong and Asteroids — you can also find versions of these games online and play them on your computer!.

Plus, pay homage to the classic board game Trivial Pursuit, which launched in 1982, by splitting up your guests into teams to answer questions about random factoids and earn those little pie wedges!.
Yuppies and Valley girls made sushi big in the '80s, as well as appetizers like artichoke dip served in a bread bowl!. Kid-friendly treats like Rice Crispie treats and fluffernutter sandwiches make great snacks for an '80s party, and you can celebrate the frozen yogurt fad with a fro-yo cake!. Finally, no '80s party guide is complete without mentioning classic candy like Nerds, Fun Dip, Pop Rocks, Ring Pops and Charleston Chews!.

Featured '80s Party Recipes from Epicurious!.com

Vegetarian Brown Rice Sushi Rolls
Brochettes of Melon, Prosciutto and Fresh Mozzarella
Lemon Panna Cotta with Blackberry Sauce

Good Luck and Have Fun!Www@FoodAQ@Com

As far as food or music!?!?

Chips are always an in!.!.!.!.

Music I can go on and on!.!.!.!.

Bon Joiv
Judas Priest
Iron Maiden
Twisted Sister
Billy Idol
David Bowie


Duran Duran
Franky Goes to Hollywood
Rick Astley
Culture Club
Debbie Gibson
Micheal Jackson
Madonna!.!.!.!.the list goes on!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Get rid of that idea and invite your friend to go to the animal shelter and spend an afternoon with the cats!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Have everyone dress like the people from the old TV show Miami Vice or dress up like that movie Breakfast Club!.

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