Transport your guests to a tropical island with a luau party!
Have everyone dress in Hawaiian attire (floral print "hawaiian shirts, etc.). (make sure to note this on your invitation)
Set up tiki torches (outdoors only)
Decorate tables with brightly colored floral and solid tablecloths and use raffia table skirting.
Use pineapples, coconuts, bananas and kiwi in a big wicker basket for centerpieces on your tables.
- Wrap plastic silverware in the napkin and secure with tropical flower.
Tropical Luau Tabletop from Social Couture -the blog
Serve teriyaki chicken and pork kabobs, and tropical smoothies. (easy recipe: blend bananas, strawberries, plain yogurt, milk and ice... TIP: you can also use ice cream to make it sweeter. Garnish drinks with pineapple chunks, cherries, strawberries on little plastic swords and to finish, an umbrella straw .
Serve fruit kabobs. Cut up bananas, starfruit, melon, mango, and kiwi. Add grapes and strawberries. Arrange on wooden skewers. You can either drizzle fruit with melted chocolate or make a fruit dip out of marshmallow cream and cream cheese. Display on brightly colored platter.
Adorable Luau Cookies -tutorial here
- Make these adorable cookies for your Luau party and either set out, or package for a cute party favor!