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November 18, 2013

Surprise 16th Birthday PartyMy daughter is turning 16 on January 26 next year, so I am planning a surprise birthday party for her. I don't know where to start. I have to look for a venue and food because she doesn't have friends. It is going to family. I think about 20 people. I need Ideas as to what food and drinks I should buy and the type of decorations when I get the venue.

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September 19, 20180 found this helpful

When my son turned 16 we went to the,cinema then the family met for a carvery,

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September 19, 20180 found this helpful

I would use a lot of balloons and streamers in her favorite colors. I would serve burgers, lasagne, green salad, potato salad and cole slaw. For dessert serve cupcakes.

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October 22, 2019

I want to throw a surprise sweet 16 for my daughter. I asked her what she wanted to do and she said she wants a car. Well that's taken care of and I would like to throw her a party. Do I surprise her or tell her? She is worried about the cost, but my feeling is I only have 1 and she will only be 16, once.


I will tell her best friends so they can help set it up and get her to the venue. Thoughts?

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October 22, 20190 found this helpful

Pick a place that serves food and has entertainment,alert the restaurant and or band that it is your daughter's 16th birthday(be prepared to tip for This) that will assure that they will make a good effort at it shinning light on her day!Her friends will know the perfect place for this. It will be a place she and her friends like and would be memorable!

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October 22, 20190 found this helpful

I would surprise her. Tell her you are taking her out for a nice lunch, and have all her friends at the restaurant waiting for her. She will love it.

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October 22, 20190 found this helpful

She would be overjoyed to receive a car and a surprise birthday party! That would be fun!

Probably sync up with her best friends if you can secretly and perhaps host a party a restaurant!

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A nice dinner?

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October 23, 20190 found this helpful

Thank you yes

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October 31, 20190 found this helpful

I would talk with some of her friends and see where they like to go to eat and hang out. Then ask for their help in getting everyone there on time and the party set up for you. Now for your daughter tell her that you need some special mother and daughter time, surprise her with the car and tell her that you are taking her new car out for a drive and go to the place the friends are at. Tell you are hungry and need a bit to eat.

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February 10, 2019

My sister is turning 16 at the end of March. She says she doesn't think she should throw a party and she may go out with a few friends instead. I want to throw her a party though! She doesn't really like big parties, I don't know how many friends to invite.

I also don't know what theme or things to do for the party. She's not super girly, but she's not a total tomboy. Where should I throw it? In all is this a good idea or should I not do it?

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February 11, 20190 found this helpful

I would not throw a party if she doesn't want it. Contribute to the cost of a nice lunch or dinner.

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February 11, 20190 found this helpful

It sounds like you want to have a party for your sister, but she doesn't want one. Why not ask what she wants and how you can help. You sound like a lovely sibling!!

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Ask!! 16 is a big deal so be sure to listen and help her have a special and meaningful day!! Post back what is decided and blessings to your sis on her sweet 16!!

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February 24, 20190 found this helpful

You are a wonderful sister! I would not throw a party if she doesn't want one though, she may get mad :) It would be a nice gesture to take her somewhere to eat out that she likes.

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February 10, 2010

I want to throw my boyfriend a surprise 16th birthday party. I'm pretty sure I going to throw it at a local park. It's in September though, so my options are limited and I have a budget of $300 or less preferably. I don't have any idea what kind of entertainment to have. I don't want it to be lame or childish. Please help.

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April 18, 20100 found this helpful

Our daughter's BD is in December which usually means parties indoors. For her 16th she selected the movie Grease as the theme. All the girls dressed the part and most of the boys (prediction: boys with higher GPAs more likely to dress the part).

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A "drive in" was constructed in a room. Two cars that allowed for 5 kids to sit in were built using cardboard found behind furniture stores and a frame at the base to hold it together. The wood (1x6) was cheap. Including paint we (meaning me) spent $30. All the kids had to bring a blanket (encourage pillows)to sit or lie on.

My wife borrowed a digital projector from work. I plugged in the DVD player using the projector's dinky speakers (kids didn't care). Mostly it was a sing-along. White bed sheet acted as the movie screen.

Heads-up: keep an eye on the boys. When they doze off it's time to cut the cake. Forget the rest of the movie.

Fun activity (including the boys)... making beaded bracelets... no kidding. Root beer floats were a hit. Popcorn. Munchies. I do not recommend spending money on dinner if you start the party after 6:30.

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Total cost: less than $50. Memories: priceless!

 
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May 22, 2013

I need some ideas for a sweet 16 party for my son. It will be at home.

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February 10, 2010

I need really good ideas for a surprise party for a boy turning 16. He is also my boyfriend. The party would be sometime in late summer.

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April 28, 2009

My son is turning 16 in a couple of months. I would like to have a surprise birthday party for him. But like everyone else we are on a tight budget.

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February 15, 2009

I am having a surprise 16th birthday party for my son on Oct 29, besides a Halloween party, does any one have any other suggestions?

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