Ready to make it a slam dunk? It's time to serve up some game day snacks, drinks, and party decorations for a basketball-themed bash!
March is here and that only means one thing... basketball! It's officially March Madness season and college basketball fans everywhere will be gathering together to root for their favorite teams and bet on who they think is going to win it all.
One thing that's going to make this year's March Madness gathering better than that rest...? A killer party! I’m sharing some easy DIY projects, free printables, and fun food ideas to get the fans in your life cheering for more.
Fill Out Your Bracket
You can't have a March Madness party without a bracket for your guests to fill out and heckle each other over! Download this one. It also sparks some healthy competition and maybe even a few bets here and there.
Who's Team Are You On?
Printable jersey food labels add a fun element to the table and really tie in the March Madness theme! Also, don't be afraid to get creative with them. You can use them to label other items at your party, besides just the food, too.
Make Your Selections
One of the things that sports fans love is food! Pick options that are easy to eat with one hand, so that guests can hold a drink (or a foam finger!) in the other. I also like to try to stick with the overall color scheme and party theme when making selections for my menu. Round options that resemble basketballs or snacks served in complementary containers to the overall style of your party, work well. I chose to serve orange cheese puffs, stacked oreos, popcorn, and basketball cupcakes.
Easy tip: You can add some contrast to an all orange container or jazz up a drink dispenser using ribbon! Wrap black and white striped ribbon, from your local craft store, around your containers and tape or glue on the back. It's such an easy way to add another pop of color.
Popcorn Treat Bags
Chocolate 'n' Cream Sandwich Cookies
Mini BBQ Meatball Sliders
However you choose to celebrate March Madness, these easy ideas are a fun way to really get in the spirit and enjoy the game even more! You'll probably get asked to host another party again soon too!