Sweet Sixteen Invitations

It's very common for a sweet sixteen birthday party to have a theme. A sweet sixteen theme is a great way to personalize the party for the birthday girl or boy because it can reflect their likes and interests. There are many different ways to incorporate a party theme into the party, starting with the sweet 16 invitations!

If you haven't yet thought of a theme for your party don’t stress! Here are some great theme ideas and tips for how to get the sweet 16 invitation wording just right:

Dance Party Theme

For this party theme, choose sweet sixteen dance party invitations that are brightly colored, have musical notes on them, or a disco ball. For these sweet 16 invitations, choose wording like “Come Dance the Night Away” or “Join us for a Rock n’ Roll Sweet 16 Bash!

Hollywood Theme

Choose Hollywood party invitations that mirror the glitz and glam of the Oscars and the movies. Use language like “You are Invited to a Hollywood Affair” or “Lights, Camera, Action” on the invitations. Check out these Sweet 16 Red Carpet Party ideas for more tips.

Black and White Theme

For these sweet 16 invites, it is important to let your guests know the dress code for the party. Browse Black and White party invitations, pick your favorite design, and let guests know they should “Come Dressed to Impress in Your Black and White Best.” Also be sure to write in the invites whether this is a black tie event or if guests can wear casual black and white clothes.

Luau Theme

This party theme is great for any time of the year. Send out luau invites to let guests know if there is anything that they need to bring to the party such as food or a bathing suit if there's a pool. For the wording on the sweet 16 invites, write something like “Catch the wave!” or “It's tiki time to party!”

Surprise Party

If you're planning a sweet sixteen birthday party, choose a surprise party invitation that conveys that it's a surprise. On the invitations, make sure that you explicitly write that the party is a surprise. Some good wording choices are: “Shh...It’s a surprise party in honor of Sarah!” or “Please join us for a Surprise Birthday Party for Joey!”

Spa Party

This sweet 16 theme is great for a small party with a few close friends. Send spa party invitations to set the stage for your celebration. The day of the party, set up different spa stations for facials, manicures, and pedicures. Play relaxing music in the background and serve virgin pina coladas and daiquiris. Check out these other spa party ideas for more inspiration.

Campout Party

If you love the outdoors, this is the perfect sweet sixteen theme for you. Host your campout near a lake or mountain or in your own backyard. Browse camping birthday invitations and choose wording on the camping invitation like “Join us for a night under the stars” or “S’mores, ghost stories, and more! This campout party won’t be a bore!”

Sports Theme

 Another great sweet 16 party idea is to have a sports theme. Browse sports birthday invitations for basketball, baseball, softball, soccer and many other designs. Another idea is to make the invitations look like tickets to an actual sports game. Use wording on the 16th birthday invites like “Admit One”, “Event Date”, and “Venue Location.”
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