Party Countdown

Here is the Party House guide to your Party Countdown…. (we hope it helps!)


Choose your date (NB the more flexibility you have the better!) as soon as possible

Sound out your guests

Firm up date

Choose & Book your Party House

Firm up your Invitation List (include some reserve guests) as soon as venue booked

If you want a themed party now is the time to choose a theme!

Design and print or email Invitations (remember to include a RSVP Date) as soon as venue is booked

Book caterer as early as possible

Chase up invitees who have not responded within a week of RSVP date

If required invite reserve guests within 2 weeks of RSVP date

Book other suppliers eg Venue Dresser, Spa Treatments, etc preferably 6 weeks before

Book any other activities eg Alton Towers, Cycle hire, etc preferably 6 weeks before

Check out public transport options and book cheap train tickets 6 weeks before

Consider all guest requirements eg chidren (if you have any guests with accessibility or other special requirements call Party Houses for the free loan of ramps, shower stools, Deafguards, etc) preferably a month before

Plan and buy your party outfits, change your mind, start again – Ongoing!

Decide on your drinks and pre order at least 2 weeks before

Plan your meals for the whole break – book pubs etc at least 2 weeks before

Book farmers’ market/supermarket delivery if ordering food direct preferably 2 weeks before

Ensure all your guests have directions to your Party House 2 weeks before

Ensure all guests have time of arrival and any other information 2 weeks before

Book any cabs you may want 2 weeks before

Call Party Houses to get key code and discuss any requests you have 2 weeks before


Plan any Party Games and buy prizes about 2 weeks before

Ensure your camera is working, batteries charged and packed – Final week

Check if there is anything you need to take with you (eg cot linen, first aid essentials) – Final week

Get really excited – Final week

Travel carefully and have a great time!