School is almost out  and with it comes the traditional wave of graduation parties designed to celebrate all that has been accomplished and to look forward to new beginnings.

So, if you’re planning a graduation party, check out these 12 must-see graduation party ideas we’ve rounded up for you and that are sure to get you inspired!

12 Must-See Graduation Party Ideas |

You’ll find ideas for cupcakes, dessert tables, cookies, decorations, party favors, and so much more…


Graduation Dessert Table

This black, gold and white graduation party dessert table just oozes style and sophistication! Can’t think of a better color themed and love the simple but classy backdrop and sweet treats!

Graduation dessert table |

Graduation Cake

How amazing is this circus themed tiered graduation cake?! Love the fondant stars sticking out of it and the top tier graduation cap.

Graduation Cake |

Graduation Cookies

The graduation cap and globe sugar cookies are so cool! They are a perfect addition to a dessert table.

Graduation Cookies |

Graduation Cap Treats

What could be more in theme than these awesome graduation cap treats? They are super simple to make. Check out the recipe here!

Graduations Cake Pops |

Graduation Cupcakes

Decorate a bunch of cupcakes with a mix of graduation themed toppers, such as diplomas, graduation caps, etc…

Gradution Cupcakes |

Graduation Diploma Napkins

Serve diploma inspired napkins at your graduation party. Simple roll them and tie them with a ribbon and you’re good to go. Couldn’t be easier!

Graduation Diploma Napkins |

Graduation Water Bottles

Check out these easy graduation water bottle caps. They are so simple to make and look fantastic. Simply cut out a bunch of squares that are the same color as your water bottle cap and glue them to it. Then finish them off by then gluing some colored string and you’re done!

Graduation Water Bottles |

Graduation Centerpiece

Decorate the table at your party with an awesome graduation inspired centerpiece like this one. All you need is to print and cut out an illustration of graduation cap (or even a diploma) and some flags with the students name and year. Glue them to some straws and place them in a decorated vase or tin.

Graduation Centerpiece |

Graduation Decorations

If you are looking for wonderful decoration idea then look no further!  Try to get a hold of some vintage school furniture and some old school books and place them at your party. They’ll make a great addition!Graduation Decrations |

Graduation Party Activity

Sharing advice for success after a graduation is not only useful but a wonderful keepsake to treasure. All you have to do is provide your guests with little cards to write on and some pens. These words of wisdom are sure to inspire.

Graduation Party Activity |

Graduation Photo Booth Props

What a better way to make memories then have your guests fool around with some fun photo booth props while having their photos taken. They are guaranteed to have lots of laughs!

Graduation Photo Booth Props |

Graduation Party Favors

Send your guests home with some fun graduation cap party favors boxes filled with goodies. They’ll also look make an awesome decoration!

Graduation Party Favors |

For more inspiration, check out all these fantastic graduation party ideas on our site, our free graduation party printables, and check out these graduation party supplies from vendors with listings on Catch My Party!


Graduation Party Ideas + Free Printables

Graduation Party Ideas + Free Printables |

12 Best Graduation Party Ideas

12 Best Graduation Party Ideas |