College Welcome Week Theme Ideas

Adulting is Hard – Let’s Play Like a Big Kid! Have fun planning your College Welcome Week Events! The theme is a great place to start the planning process. Don’t be afraid to do something out of the box, and brainstorm with your group and students. We’ve seen a ton of great themes, and vendors can help too.

We all know most college kids always have food on their minds, so creating a theme around food is always a hit! Some successful ideas we have seen are midnight breakfast, dessert, farm to table, backyard bbq, fall harvest, what’s cooking, candy, tea party, clambake and Parisian Cafe.
For those with big dreams of travel, transport your guests to a different place or time through your theme: Las Vegas, Midnight, Havana Nights, Winter Wonderland, Urban Chic, Woodstock, Garden Party, Speakeasy, Jungle Bash, Downton Abbey, Carnivale, seasons, Anchors Away or Cruise ship, Western Round Up, Tropical Luau, or anywhere your imagination can take you!
Everyone loves a good costume party, choose popular movie themes such as Toy Story, Wizard of Oz, Academy Award Movies or Oscar Party, Alice in Wonderland, Bond 007, Lord of The Rings, Lights/Camera/Action, Old Hollywood Glamour, Gatsby, Lights Camera Action Take the event outdoors our bring the outdoors in with Tropical Luau, Tailgating, Seasons, Summer Camp, Under the Stars, Jungle Bash, Enchanted Forest, Wet & Wild, Picnic Party, Backyard BBQ, Fall Harvest, Garden Party,
Color themes like – White hot, Seeing Red, Painted Purple, Sunsets & Sunrises, Black & White, Orange Outburst among many others.
Transport them to another time with themes like Decades, Masquerade Ball, Vintage, Medieval, Flower Power Party, 1960’s Mad Men inspired, Toga Party, 1930’s Gangster Party, Retro Revival, Veni. Vidi. Vici., 1950’s Sock Hop/Diner, Nostalgia.
Don’t forget the classics like Game Night, 80’s Theme, Arcade, Around the World, Seasons, Fairy Tales, Carnival, Music, Fiesta, Spa Party, Go for the Gold, Cinco De Mayo, Pirate Bash, Mad Scientist, Campfire, Denim & Diamonds, Americana, Game Day, Circus, Art Party, Wet & Wild, Arabian Nights, Get Crafty, Slumber Party, Game Night, Book Club, Mardi Gras, Pirate Bash, Mad Science Lab, Truth or Dare, Ascots, Cardigans, & Bow Ties, Kentucky Derby, Metamorphosis, Smiles!, Sports, Surf’s Up, Take a Walk on the Wildside, Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Jazz, I’m a Little Bit Country and I’m a Little Bit Rock N’ Roll, City.