Are you someone who loves to go all out for parties? If so, you’re in the right place 😉 There is always a reason to celebrate! So what do you do if you are a party fanatic that wants to up your party planning game? The answer is simple: you get creative!
If you like including party games at your festive gatherings, a prize table is a must! Whether you’re throwing a Super Bowl party or Golden Globes viewing party, a prize display can get guests excited and keep the party going!
Why Bother with Prize Tables?
Having a table full of prizes is already a fun idea, but if the prizes are not displayed well, the excitement may fall flat. Presentation is everything, and you want your guests to feel excited, anxious and enthusiastic in the idea of being able to win one of the prizes.
The table will set the mood and energy level of your guests. When they see a grand display of items that they can potentially take home, you can expect that they’ll be excited to stay and see who wins. Whether you’re giving away tasty treats, gift cards or expensive items, you want your guests to have an unforgettable experience. A well decorated display or table full of prizes is just the detail needed to get the excitement going!
What are Some Popular Prize Table Themes?
- Carnival Theme – all around fun for kids & adults alike!
- Movie Themed Prize Table – Hollywood Style Parties
- Music – works well for a Karaoke Party
- Football Themed – great for Super Bowl Parties!
- Wine Lovers – for classy adult events
Without further ado, here are five awesome prize table ideas for your party games:
Carnival Prize Table Ideas
When it comes to carnival and circus themed parties, there’s no other option but to go over the top. Carnivals are known for being fun and flashy, so that’s exactly how your party should be- starting with your decor. Having themed decor for your prize table really ups the WOW factor of your party! Bright red and white carnival prize displays will make your party the talk of the town.
This vinyl banner will bring some old time flair to your prize table.
With its traditional red and white stripe background and gold touches, it’s perfect.
Red and White Striped Tablecloth
This tablecloth will match your spunky banner perfectly!
It is simple, but great for a circus or carnival prize display.
Red and white are such classic carnival colors and for just over $4, this decoration really packs a punch 🙂
Yellow Prize Baskets
Not every item on your prize table has to be carnival themed if it fits the color scheme.
These yellow prize baskets will complement your red and white striped decor. You could also hit up your local Dollar Store for budget friendly bins.
Traditional Carnival Signage
No themed prize display would be complete without carnival signage!
The bubbly font on these signs and classic stripes make them look straight out of a movie!
Best of all…THEY’RE FREE!
Traditional popcorn boxes are easy to find and fit into a carnival themed prize table effortlessly.
They’re one of the most inexpensive prize table ideas at just 22¢ each!
Star Print Balloons
Balloons are necessary for every party!
The eclectic star print on these balloons is very “carnival” and will fit in with your prize display.
Movie Themed Prize Table Ideas
When it comes to movie themed parties, there are so many different prize table ideas. If your party is coinciding with a major entertainment event like the Emmy, Oscar, or Golden Globe awards, you can have decorations that match those events. On the other hand, if you’re just a movie fan throwing a party, your prize table can feature red movie-style popcorn containers and black and gold movie reel props.
Movie Night Banner
This vinyl movie night banner is reminiscent of Old Hollywood.
Regardless of your focus for your prize table, this banner will fit right in.
A bright red carpet lays the perfect groundwork for your prize display!
Make your guests feel like celebrities as they walk into your movie night party.
Gold is an iconic Hollywood color.
Accentuate your prize table with this metallic gold fringed table skirt!
It will give your prize display some flair.
The centerpiece of the table is what your guests’ eyes will be drawn to first.
Call attention with this metallic cascading centerpiece.
Your prize buckets don’t need to be flashy to fit well on your prize display.
These bright red prize buckets will match your red carpet and overall prize table.
Movie Buff Trophies
These gold trophies will make perfect prizes or decorations for a movie night.
Whether you’re throwing an Emmy party or a movie screening, they will make beautiful accents.
Jumbo Movie Night Cutouts
Movie night cutouts are a great prize table idea because they add personality.
Their big and bold fonts will add some flashy flair to your party decor.
Popcorn boxes are needed for any movie themed party! Without these traditional popcorn boxes, your prize table will look empty.
Movie Night Mylar Balloons
Balloons bring the life to any party! These movie night balloons are in unique shapes like a trophy and movie reel.
Football Themed Prize Table Display Ideas
When it comes to a football themed prize display, you have to go big or go home! There are so many options for prize table decor!
From jerseys of your favorite team to sports themed bags, you can’t go wrong. And don’t forget about the infamous foam fingers! Use your team’s colors to decorate your prize table and bring some more spirit to your Super Bowl party.
Football Field Backdrop
This football field backdrop looks just like a football field, with the markers and all! It will add the perfect vibe to your prize table. Your guests can even use it as a photo background!
Clear Football Print Tablecloth
Most football print tablecloths are limited to a certain color. However, this tablecloth is extremely versatile! It’s clear so you can lay it over a tablecloth with your favorite team’s colors. Perfect for any prize display!
Fringed Football Table Skirt
A metallic table skirt makes a great addition to any prize table display. It adds the right amount of glam! This table skirt is perfect for a football themed prize display because it has tiny footballs attached to the fringe.
Football Fountain Centerpiece
If you’re looking for an eye-catching centerpiece to match your football table skirt, this is the one! This football prize table centerpiece is in the shape of a fountain and has mini metallic footballs and helmets attached.
A football pennant banner is one of the best prize table ideas! This garland perfectly matches your background, as it features the field markers.
Football Bowl Prize Holders
It’s important that every aspect of your football prize table fits the theme. These prize holder bowls feature the pattern of a football.
Thumbs Up Trophies
It can be difficult to find prize table trophies that fit a football theme- but these are perfect! As a show of good sportsmanship, these trophies are in the shape of a thumbs up.
Printable Football Labels
“The beauty is in the details,” they say. These printable football labels can add the perfect touch to any item on your prize display! They can have prints of either a football field, football, or a referee.
Shiny Football Balloons
Any party whose prize table ideas don’t include balloons is sure to fall flat. These football-patterned balloons are simple, but add a perfect finishing touch.
Music Themed Prize Table Ideas
Who doesn’t love music? When it comes to a music themed party, there are so many directions you can go. Are you a rock fan? Disco? Smooth Jazz? Whatever you like, you can find prize table decor to match.
You could hang vintage sheet music, display vinyl records, and even find a shiny disco ball! If you’re into DIY, why not fill glass jars with paper music notes? The possibilities are endless! You can add a pop of color if you’d like, but don’t forget the classic black, white, and gold.
Rock Star Backdrop
This stage backdrop will make you and your guests feel like the star of your own concert! When it comes to music themed prize table backdrops, this is the flashiest!
Rock Star Banner
This customizable banner can add a personal touch to any music themed party! Choose your own picture and phrase to add for a classy prize table display banner.
Gold Starburst Centerpiece
Gold is an iconic color in the music industry- which makes this centerpiece a great prize table idea! Its gold starburst pieces will make heads turn.
There are no better trophies for your music themed prize display than these microphones! Their gold color and secure black base make them look professional!
Jumbo Music Note Cutouts
These giant music notes will make great finishing touches for your prize table display. They are simple, black, and classy.
Wine Prize Table Display Ideas
Let’s be honest- a wine themed party is most women’s dream! But if you host a wine party, you have to do it right! It wouldn’t be complete without a jazzed up prize table. For decor, you can display vintage wooden crates or make stands to display your wine bottles. You can even place lighting underneath the tablecloth for a breathtaking prize display. Don’t forget to fill mason jars with wine corks and decorate your wine bottles! Burgundy, purple, and gold ribbons add perfect finishing touches.
Fringed Mardi Gras Table Skirt
Mardi gras colors pair well with a wine themed prize table display. Just add this metallic table skirt for added shine!
What better prize table decoration for a wine themed party than artificial grapes? Scatter them around the prize display for a playful look.
Burlap and wine go hand in hand. This burlap garland can be personalized for any wine prize table.
Use these wooden crates to display your wine bottles on your prize table! They give off an authentic rustic feel.
Pom Pom Decorations
These pom pom decorations can make your prize display look fun and trendy! Plus their burgundy color pairs well with a wine themed party.
#1 Award Trophies
These simple trophies can suit a variety of party themes- including a wine party. Stack these #1 trophies on your prize table and you won’t regret it!
Burgundy colored balloons can bring some life to your wine party! However, the best part is that they resemble giant grapes!
There’s nothing more exciting than a themed party! If you’re someone who can throw a party for any occasion, then you can relate. However, just because you love hosting parties doesn’t mean that you should go broke! There are plenty of budget-friendly party ideas and decorations that you can incorporate. One of these ideas is the famous prize table. No party is complete without party games and you can’t have party games without a prize display!
Regardless of the occasion for your festive gathering, there are several unique and affordable prize table ideas for you. Try one of the prize table ideas listed above- you won’t regret it! PS: If you do, let us know in the comments below 😉
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