Who doesn’t love a good treasure hunt? Channel your inner adventurer with an Indiana Jones Adventure Party, complete with maps, treasure and snakes – fake ones. Throw in a good Indiana inspired cake and appropriate décor and the boys will be ready to race. Here are some ideas to get you started:
1) Indiana Jones Map Invitations
The first clue is an invitation map with your location, whether it be your house or a third-party venue, marked with a bright red X. Use words like ‘top secret’ and ‘bring explorer gear’ like torches, or rope, and don an Indiana hat. Yombu has awesome digital invitation templates that can be customised to your chosen theme. They’ll send your first draft within 24 hours of your online application and offer 3 revisions until you are completely satisfied.
2) Create An Indiana Jones Jungle
This can be really simple. If you have a few potted plants standing around, you can move them to the party’s central location and cluster them to look like a jungle. Add some rubber snakes from your local dollar store, and even drop a few bananas around that can later be used as snacks for adventure fuel. For more of a party feel, the snack table can be decorated with balloons and bunting in earthy tones.
3) The Scavenger Hunt
When you’re wondering How To Throw An Indiana Jones Adventure Party, of course you need a scavenger hunt. If you need a little help, you can purchase a ready to print Indiana Jones treasure hunt with clues from Queen of The Theme. They’ll also show you how to create coded clues. Alternatively, Yombu has wonderful party game coordinators that can adapt to your theme with games such as Tiki Statue Ring Toss, hot potato with a rubber lizard or snake, and crazy catch with fedora hats. They’ll provide all the props and audio equipment needed – maybe even throw in some jungle sounds for dramatic effect!
4) Indiana Jones Themed Cake
Y’all, can’t forget the caaaaake. Edda’s Cake Designs in South Florida has been whipping up custom cakes since 1978 and is our go-to for the personalised, outrageous, elegant or classic cakes. A wonderful fruity flavour like orange or guava will go well with the tropical atmosphere, or classic vanilla, chocolate, red velvet or cookies and cream will add a touch of indulgence. With pineapple or strawberry filling? Yum!
5) The Treasure Party Favors
Whatever the children find at the end of their scavenger hunt can be their take-home party favors. Gold coins can be chocolate coins, or small flashlights or key chains wrapped in gold foil make for inexpensive party favors. Part of Yombu’s party games entertainment is providing the prizes, so call them up for some suggestions too!
Wracking your brain for ideas on How To Throw An Indiana Jones Adventure Party doesn’t need to cause you stress any longer – our easy-peasy guide will not only create much excited anticipation but also create lasting magical memories while they wait for the next adventure.
What kinds of food can be served at an Indiana Jones party?
You can keep it super simple, with trail mix and fruit for the ‘journey’, and fruit juice in bottles with themed tags. Gum balls can be ‘snake eyes’ and fossil cookies, with animal imprints make for a great snack too. We like these from Mr. Food because the foot imprint is chocolate flavoured.
The Author: Chanel Georgopoulos
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