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Masquerade Party Ideas

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A Masquerade Party is so much fun! Everyone in costumes and masks. Well, you'll have a few fuddy duds not in costume, but that's ok. Just don't invite them to next years party. I'm just kidding. What's the fun of a Masquerade without dressing up?

You can do this theme for a masquerade birthday party, anniversary, holidays, prom, or just for fun. Use these ideas for a Mardi Gras party as well.

Masquerade Invitation Ideas

Purchase paper masks. Tie a tag on them with instructions to wear this mask or one of you own making. Give party instructions on the tag as well.

You could also find a picture of a Victorian couple dancing. Print on card stock. Print or handwrite instructions inside. Place silver or gold glitter inside.

Or glue a colorful mask to a blank card and embellish with glitter and ribbon.

Here are some fabulous pre-made invites...

Masquerade Costume Ideas

Top Rated Adult Costumes

Be the Belle of the Ball in a gorgeous gown and mask.

Inform guests to come dressed in costume. Something from the past. Queens, Kings, Pirates, Famous people, Fairies, and the list goes on. You can go with a theme, or not.

If you're creative, you can scout out thrift stores and flea markets. The sillier the better. This is all about fun.

Online shopping is fast and easy where you can find some awesome Adult Costumes .

Of course everyone should come wearing a mask. You might purchase some extra ones for people that forget to wear one and for decorations.

Mardi Gras Mambo Giant Masks Set/3

Masquerade Decoration And Centerpiece Ideas

Mardi Gras Mambo Balloon Stand Each

Your colors can be anything for a Masquerade Party. Just use 2 or 3 and include silver or gold as one of them. If this is going to be a Mardi Gras, then you will want to use gold, purple, and green.

Here are some great color combos for a Masquerade Ball.

  • Black, white, and silver
  • Purple, green, and gold
  • Hot pink, lime green, and silver
  • Black, white, red, and silver
  • Red, purple, and gold
  • Cream and gold
  • White and silver
  • Black and silver
  • Lavender, pale green, and silver

Of course this is not an all inclusive list of colors. Use your imagination and come up with a color scheme that matches your personality.

The best place that I've found for Masquerade Party supplies is Their section on Masquerades is huge and the service is great.

You'll want to create a castle feel. Go all out with glamour and glitz. Mirrors are a great decorating tool. Place large mirrors along the sides of the party area to reflect all the beauty that you create.

Spray paint old chairs, chandeliers, candle holders, pillars, and anything else you can think of, silver or gold.

Hang the chandeliers. You can rip out the electrical parts and put candles in the holders.

Drape tulle or gossamer on the ceiling and walls. You want a very elegant feeling.

Place candles everywhere. Turn the lights off for the evening, and just have candlelight.

Place pillars in groups of 3's. Place plants and candles on them. Place fake trees and plants in and among the pillars.

Wind rose flower garlands on the chandeliers, in trees, on tables,and on chairs. Set vases of fresh flowers on tables.

Purchase yards and yards of pearl garland. Wind around everything. Have it spilling out of bowls.

Masquerade centerpiece ideas can be anything from balloons to candles to flowers. Make balloon bouquets and place on tables. Or use silver or gold candleholders and pillar candles. Candelabras would be gorgeous masquerade centerpieces.

Flowers are also a sure bet for centerpieces. Place them in a pretty vase for a stunning centerpiece idea. Sometimes I like to place the flowers in a tall glass cylinder vase and fill the vase all the way up with water, covering the flowers. It's a really pretty effect.

Purchase pretty masks on sticks and add to your flower vases. Feathers are a great centerpiece ideas as well. Place long feathers in a tall vase.

Scatter gold or silver wrapped chocolate candies around your centerpiece or use confetti.

You can use Masquerade party supplies or real china. Place the napkins in Diamond Ring Napkin Holders (Set Of 4) for drama.

Masquerade Centerpiece Each

What an elegant way to decorate your tables. Add some Mardi Gras fair to your tables with this Masquerade Centerpiece. Each Masquerade Centerpiece is 9 inches high x 5 inches in diameter and sits on top of a metal base.

Feather Mask Centerpiece Each

These Mardi Gras Feather Mask Centerpieces give your event some extra pizazz. Two 17" high feather masks adorn this 9" wide centerpiece. You can adjust the height of the masks to suit your needs.

Sequined Mask Centerpiece Each

Use this Sequined Carnival Mask as a table centerpiece for your Mardi Gras or masquerade theme. The metal mask centerpiece is 7 1/2" diameter and accented with gold, green and purple sequins and feathers. Illuminate this Sequined Carnival Mask with a candle (not included).

Mardi Gras Mambo Centerpiece Set/2

Feel like your dining on Bourbon Street when you decorate your tables with our Mardi Gras Mambo table setting.

Masquerade Food And Drink Ideas

Serve everything on crystal and china. Use 3 tiered plates for height. You can serve a meal or just finger foods. Keep it elegant either way.

Set a cake plate on top of another cake plate. Place a bowl on it. Fill with grapes still on their stems.

Cascade them down and around. Place them on the lower cake plate as well. Place fresh strawberries in and around the grapes.

Finger Foods

  • Tiny sandwiches
  • Chicken liver pate
  • Shrimp cocktail
  • Stuffed mushrooms
  • Meat and cheese trays
  • Marinated Olives
  • Pretty cupcakes
  • Gourmet cookies
  • Strawberries dipped in chocolate
  • Quiche
  • Fruit kabobs
  • Veggie tray
  • Cream cheese roll ups


You can serve wine or keep it dry with these ideas...

  • Pink lemonade
  • Fruit juice and sparkling water
  • Punch

Masquerade Party Favor Ideas

Party favors are great at any age. Everyone likes to receive gifts. Your masquerade favors should be very elegant and regal. Here are just a few ideas...

  • Chocolate candy wrapped in tulle and ribbon
  • Silver or gold candles
  • Mask shaped cookies
  • Mask shaped suckers
  • Pretty sachets
  • Gold or silver wrapped candy in a pretty box with a ribbon

French Quarter Flute Candle Each

French Quarter Flute Candle 8 1/2" high purple, green and gold stacked glitter candle. Wrap in tulle and tie with a ribbon. You'll end up with the perfect Masquerade party favor.

French Quarter Glitter Candle Each

Recreate the magic of New Orleans in an instant with these traditional Mardi Gras Candles. The 4" glitter candles make super decorations and favors for all your guests! Each candle comes with white wax and three glitter layers of gold, green and purple.

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