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How To Throw An Olympic Party

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The Summer Olympics are back and what better way to celebrate than with an Olympic-themed party? Since the Olympics only come around every 4 years we need to make the most of these celebrations with our family. In our home, we are HUGE fans of the Olympics. We begin watching during the Olympic trials and watch a series of Olympic events throughout the duration of the games. It’s no surprise that having a party to celebrate the Olympics happens in our home. 

Thinking of throwing your own Olympic party but not sure where to begin? You are in luck. Here’s a party planning guide dedicated to throwing the ultimate Olympic-themed party. 


Here’s what you need to host an Olympic party that will help bring home the gold. 

  • Olympic Party Decor
  • Record-breaking food
  • At home Olympic style events

Keep it simple. Get some fun themed decor, make delicious yet easy Olympic-themed foods and snacks, and set up fun activities for your family and guests. It doesn’t get much easier than that! Why settle for bronze why you can bring home the gold!

Olympic Party Decor

First up, Olympic party decor. 

International Welcome Signs

Welcome your guests quite literally with these welcome banners are as a way to set the tone for your party. 



Olympic Backdrop

Set the stage for your medal ceremony with this gorgeous Olympic backdrop

International Hanging Flag Swirls

Set the scene for your party with these decorative flag swirls that represent the participating countries at this year’s games. 

International Themed Partyware

World Flags Set


Replica Medals

You can’t host an Olympic party without a set of medals. 



Olympic Torch


Set the scene for your party with this perfect ode to the Olympics of the past. 


International Flags Table Decor Set

Set your party table while keeping with the theme. This international flag tableware set is a great backdrop for your food or dessert table. 


Cardboard Olympic Torch Centerpiece


Centerpieces are the focal point of any party and this Olympic torch centerpiece idea is perfect for your award-winning party ideas!

Gold Medal Favor Bags

Send everyone home with the gold using these adorable Olympic favor bags. 


American Themed Party Decor

Show pride for your home country with these patriotic-themed decor ideas. 

USA Themed Party Bundle

When the Olympic trials first started I decorated our dining room using this patriotic-themed bundle as a way to show our support for the home team. We love celebrating our athletes and them fulfilling their dreams of becoming Olympians. 

American Olympic Dream Backdrop

If you are a long-time follower, you know I live for a great-themed backdrop. Above I showed you a great Olympic-themed one that’s great for your medal ceremony but I felt compelled to share this gorgeous one. I have a fun idea to keep this one up for the duration of this year’s events.  Each day I will take photos of my kids announcing what we are watching and who won. This is a memory I can look back on for years to come. 

Olympic Party Food

Go for the GOLD with these delicious Olympic-themed recipes. Food can make or break a party, but do not stress here are a ton of great Olympic party food ideas for you.

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Olympic Rings Fruit PlatterPost Image

Olympic Torches

Olympic Themed Party Food

Gold Medals

Olympic Party Food Ideas - Cupcakes

Olympic Ring Cupcakes

RIng Cookies by the Decorated Cookie


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