Give it a Glow – Ideas for Your Glow in the Dark Party

8 Cool Ways to Use Glow in the Dark LED Lights

Glow in the Dark LED Drinks | Cocktails

LED Drinks from Swank Productions

When it comes to decor that’s modern and creates a party vibe, nothing turns your event into a hip club like LED lighting. Fun lighting and a pulsing beat lets everyone know that it’s time to grab a drink and hit the dance floor. You can make pretty much anything glow from the centerpieces to the table itself.

Here are our favorite ways to get your glow on….

1. LED / Illuminated Furniture

Make your decor and centerpieces glow, and you can even get crazy with some glowing furniture. What better way to find your seat than if it glows in the dark?

LED Light Up Furniture | Glow in the Dark

LED Light Up Furniture at The Sands at Atlantic Beach

Many venues, such as The Sands at Atlantic Beach (pictured) come equipped with state of the art intelligent lighting and LED furniture.  Otherwise you can rent light up furniture or work with your party planner to furnish the room.

LED Table | Glow in the Dark Tables

LED Table from Swank Productions

Swank Productions created an exotic and hip setting for the Hybris Carnouveaux Party at Studio 450, NYC. with glowing drinks and furniture.

2. Glowing Tablescape

Glow Stick Table Decorations

Put a Glow Stick into each Napkin for an Illuminated Place Setting

You can also bring the glow to your table settings by placing a glow stick or bracelet into each napkin.

Photo: Pink Martinis and Pearls

3. Creative Decor

Glow in the Dark decor gives you the perfect opportunity to take a risk with innovative touches.  Creative uses of glow sticks, LED paint, and unique lighting can give your guests something they’ve never seen before.

Glow Stick Chandelier

Glow in the Dark ChandelierGlow in the Dark Vase

LED Glow in the Dark VasePhotos: Catch My Party, West Nest on Etsy

4. Food and Drink

Novelty food and drink will take your guests a little out of their element and bring them into the party. Try a fun touch like LED straws, glasses or ice cubes.

LED Glow in the Dark Glasses & Ice CubesSources:Glow in the Dark Martini Glasses from Amazon, LED Straws from Amazon, LED Ice Cubes from Amazon

5. Glow in the Dark Dessert Buffet Bar

Glow in the Dark Dessert Buffet Table

Glow in the Dark Dessert Buffet via Kara’s Party Ideas

Make dessert even more fun with a glow-in-the-dark buffet bar.

Photo: Kara’s Party Ideas

6. LED Games & Entertainment

LED Games, Entertainment

LED Ping Pong from Interactive Entertainment Concepts

Source: Interactive Entertainment Concepts

Play an old favorite game in a fun new way. You can rent cool game tables  such as air hockey and ping pong that will engage your guests and make everyone want to play. Interactive Entertainment Concepts provides glow in the dark game tables such as LED Ping Pong (pictured) and plenty of other exciting options for party entertainment.

7. Fun Giveaways

Give guests a glowing reminder of your event with UV colored and LED favors such as hula hoops and blowing bubbles.

Glow in the Dark, Light Up Party Favors & GiveawaysSources: Hula Hoops from Mood Hoops, Shoelaces from Amazon, Bubbles from Think Geek, Glow Bracelets from Amazon

8. Light Up Favors

LED Light Up Baseball HatSend guests off with something flashy, like this LED flashing baseball cap given away at the Imberman Sports Themed Bar Mitzvah.

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Written by Lonni Delane