American Idol Party Ideas

Your kids can be a "Star" using American Idol Party Ideas! Get some fun party ideas for this exciting party theme.

American Idol party ideas are so easy and so much fun, perfect for kid, tween, teenage and adult party ideas. American Idol has been a popular television show for several years and with it come some really great party theme ideas. Your guests will be talking about your party, just like they talk about the show, for weeks after it's over!



Since "American Idol" is so popular, it can be used as the perfect party theme or party entertainment for any occasion, including:

  • Birthday parties
  • Children's play dates
Imagine everyone in on the act at:
  • Family reunions
  • Holiday events
  • Neighborhood parties


American Idol Party Ideas: Party Games and Entertainment

How easy will it be to incorporate American Idol ideas into my party?

Applying the "American Idol" theme to your party can be relatively easy. You can get a few of your party guests to be American Idol Contestants to entertain and have a panel of judges to score them. Of course, audience participation will be considered an important part of the vote!

Make your own party invitations with some free online printable party invitation templates. You can write "American Idol Audition Dates" and fill in all the necessary information. Name, place, date and time, make sure to include an RSVP by date and phone number too!

You can find free printable American Idol Invitations and Thank You cards. They are perfect for your party ideas! There are pictures of the Idol Judges, Randy, Paula and Simon or Ryan Seacrest. You can also pick one of your favorite idol contestants including:

  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Bo Bice
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Clay Atkins
  • Taylor Hicks
to name some. Print your choice of party invitations, get well cards, thank you cards or thinking of you cards.

Free Printable American Idol Cards


Check out American Idol Party Supplies and every Idol party needs a Microphone Pinata...it's a fun game kids enjoy playing! You can find some really great American Idol party favors




You're Going To Need A Karaoke Machine!

You will need to get out your old Karaoke Machine, or perhaps a friend could lend you their Karaoke equipment. Check the Karaoke Microphone and machine out to make sure the equipment is in working order. Make sure you get some karaoke CDs too. Get a few party guests who want to perform a song.


Free Karaoke Songs

You can get free Karaoke Songs online. You can print them out and let the kids practice before the actual "audition"! Find the lyrics you need at Karaoke Bar. Some of the groups you'll find are:

  • ABBA
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Beach Boys
  • Beatles
  • Bee Gees
  • Beyonce
  • Blondie
  • Chicago
  • Christmas
  • Country Western
  • The Cure
  • Eagles
  • Elvis
  • First Names
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Madonna
  • Neil Young
  • Patsy Cline
  • Rolling Stones
  • Ross, Diana
  • Shakira
  • Spears, Britney


You'll find the best karaoke songs and some free midi downloads at Karioke Bar too.

Free Karaoke Songs at Karioke Bar


Idol Voting Supplies

You will need a couple more things for your "show". Note/voting cards, pens, and a spot that will be designated as the stage. You can set up a chair, and a couple bottles of water for your performers.


Choosing The Judges

Choose the judges (since Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell won't be available), the singers, and let the performers go over the Karaoke song list and choose the karaoke songs! Your ready to get on with the show. Let the acts begin, you can run the karaoke machine and be the MC. Who knows, maybe the next "Big Singing Star" will be discovered right on your stage!

After the contest is over I'll bet everyone will want a chance to sing with the Karaoke Machine.


Record Yourself Online With Karaoke Play!

Another site that offers Free Karaoke online is Karaoke Play. You can record yourself on this site, so if you can't find a karaoke machine...you can go here and play online!

Find Free Karaoke Online at Karaoke Play


Party Supplies For An American Idol Party

You can see lots of American Idol party supplies by just clicking on any of the pictures on this page. Or by going to the party supplies or party favor page via the links.
You can decorate for your American Idol Party with lots of party balloons and stars. You can make stars from cardboard and paint them gold. Put them all over the stage area, throw in a few free floating balloons with strings and your good to go.
How about using some pictures of past Idol contestants. There are so many to choose from:

  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Chris Daughtry
  • Katherine McPhee
  • Sanjaya
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Elliot Yamin
And that list of Idols is a short one, there are plenty of constestants for you to choose from.


Trivia For Your American Idol Party

For American Idol Party Ideas you're going to need at least one more party activity to wind down the evening. How about the American Idol Trivia Game! Let's see who knows their idol information.

Free American Idol Trivia Game.

Another place to find more trivia games is Absurd Trivia. For those of you who can't get enough Idol trivia, Absurd Trivia has 6 different difficulty levels to choose from.


If your having a sleep over with your American Idol Party Ideas you can let the kids play Play the American Idol All Star Challenge DVD Game. It has singing, karaoke and trivia questions and dancing all in one. It's perfect for two to four players and this game will keep your sleep over gang entertained for quite awhile.


Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Food Ideas For Your American Idol Party.

You can serve a quick and easy party menu of pizza, or sub sandwiches after the performances are over.
Now all you need is a birthday or party dessert, and I've got a party dessert idea that is perfect!


American Idol Microphone Cupcakes

Bake your own dessert! If this is a kids or teen birthday party you can make cupcakes in ice cream cones...You've got microphones...the perfect cupcake decorating ideas to use with your American Idol Party Ideas! Add some star decorations on top with the icing or get a star stencil and use a sparkling cake decorating sugar to make the microphone cupcakes glitter and shine.

After The Show

You might even decide to tape the "show" and everyone can re-watch it. Or you may want to save that for another get together! Kids, Teens and adults will all enjoy American Idol Party Ideas. Now, I bet your wondering where you put that Karaoke equipment!
American Idol Party Ideas are inexpensive, fun for all age groups and easy.

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