Margaritaville Party Ideas


A Margaritaville Party! Jimmy Buffett sure did have a great idea when he sang about Margaritaville. Now it is your turn to celebrate and pay homage!

You can’t go wrong with Margaritas and this is a somewhat laid back, relaxed party.

Concentrate on awesome decorations, delicious margaritas and great tunes.

This is always one of the top summer party ideas based on our site visitors!

Here are some great adult party ideas for you to use...



Party Invitation Ideas

  • Anything tropical, parrots, or margarita themed.
  • If you don’t find any pre-made invitations that you like, make Hawaiian shirts from tropical themed scrapbooking paper and write the details on the back.
  • For a memorable touch, send your invitation as a “message in bottle”...


  • Upgrade Your Party - Easy Party Decorations

    A party like this could really use some decorations to set the mood. Think tropical, and you can also borrow ideas from the ever-popular luau party decorations. Here are some great ideas for easy party decorations:

  • Make a signpost directing the way to various locations, with the most important direction to the Margaritaville Party!
  • Table covers in tropical colors: hot pink, lime green, yellow, turquoise, and orange.
  • Raffia table skirting
  • Seashells
  • Sand Pails and beach toys
  • Blow up beach balls
  • Fish Nets
  • Pink Flamingos
  • Parrots
  • Palm Trees (real, inflatable, or made from butcher paper)
  • Flowers (Hibiscus, orchids, palms)
  • Fresh Fruit (pineapples, coconuts, bananas)
  • Tiki Torches (a great source for these is Tikimaster.com)
  • Paper Lanterns
  • Large Tissue Paper Flowers
  • Pirate Flags
  • Pirate Treasure Chests
  • Inflatable Sharks
  • If you are crafty and like to do it yourself, you can try your hand at homemade tropical party decorations.



  • Party Food & Beverages

  • Margaritas
  • Landshark Lager...brewed by Margaritaville Brewing Co.
  • If serving a meal at your party, make sure those cheeseburgers are on the menu!
  • A Luau Themed Cake
  • Fruit Salad (tropical fruit)
  • Chips and Salsa
  • Have a Tequila Tasting


  • Margaritaville Music

  • Jimmy Buffett, of course!! Lots of it!
  • Reggae
  • Beach Music Compilation CD’s
  • For a true Jimmy Buffett experience, listen to Radio Margaritaville on Sirius Satellite Radio!


  • Fun & Easy Party Games and Activities

    Part of the attitude of this party is taking it easy, and taking it as it comes. But there are few fun things you can plan that will make the party extra fun such as...

  • Limbo!
  • How about a fun parrot shaped pinata? Fill it with some fun things like tropical fruit flavored candy, parrot shaped key chains, toy sharks, chocolate "pirate" coins...
  • Have guests dress for the occasion: luau, beach, tropical wear, and award prizes for the best
  • Give each guest a lei to wear when they arrive
  • Have a big budget? Hire a steel drum band to play as guests arrive or an acoustic guitarist to play during the party! How cool would that be, right?


  • Best Party Favors

    Send your guests home with a lasting memory of your party!

  • Margarita Glasses from the $1 store (decorate each glass by wrapping beaded wire around the stem – helps the guest keep up with their glass AND then they can take them home.
  • Margarita Mix
  • Flip Flops
  • There are lots more tropical choices at the party supply store!


  • Party Prizes

    Doing the limbo and need a prize? Perhaps a prize for the best costume that reflects the Margaritaville attitude? Here are some awesome prize ideas:

  • Set of Margarita Glasses
  • Blender!
  • Jimmy Buffett CD’s
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Bag filled with sunscreen, beach towels, etc.


  • More! More!

    Here are some more great ideas that can help you plan this party...

    Borrow some of our luau party ideas to add to your Margaritaville Party

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