Party City Shares Graduation Party Ideas Perfectly Tailored for the Millennial Generation

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North America's largest specialty retailer, Party City, offers creative and fun ideas for celebrating graduation with family and friends.

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Millennials value self-expression and personalization, and the graduation party is one more occasion to let a graduate's personality shine through.

The end of the 2012 school year is drawing near, which means 3.2 million Millennials are expected to graduate from high school this year, according to the US Census Bureau. Graduation is an important milestone and very sentimental time as teenagers move on to a new chapter in their lives, and Party City wants to help parents celebrate this important achievement with a graduation party perfectly tailored for the Millennial Generation.

As a generation, Millennials value self-expression and personalization, and the graduation party is one more occasion to let a graduate's unique personality shine through. Whether hosting a large bash for the entire school or an intimate party with family and friends, Party City's Celebration Experts are sharing tips for throwing tailored, memorable graduation parties.

Celebrate in Color with the Most School Spirit -- According to recent studies, Millennials are known for their fondness for bright and bold colors that reflect their confident, savvy and optimistic generation, so throw a tailored graduation party that includes color-coordinated party supplies inspired by the grad's school colors. Party City offers a full array of colors to mix and match decorations, tableware and favors, such as personalized plates, cups and napkins and colorful balloons. Because Millennials are a generation defined by technology and social media, provide graduates with an opportunity to share fun party photos via their social media channels by outfitting guests in bold, colorful fashion accessories including beads, pom poms, moustaches, wigs, face paint and giant sunglasses. Let Grads take school spirit one step further with Morphsuits in school colors, ideal for any outrageous grad looking to show off school pride.

Personalized Party -- As Millennials crave customization, create a truly personalized graduation party choosing customizable items from Party City. Opt for an assortment of personalized designs for graduation announcements, graduation invitations and graduation thank you notes that incorporate the school name, school colors and graduation year. Create graduation banners in school colors that include the grad's sports team name, jersey number or class nickname. Personalize the party by inscribing meaningful messages on plates, cups and balloons.

With thousands of party supplies and a huge assortment of color-coordinated graduation party supplies -- from graduation tableware and decorations to costume accessories and personalized invitations-- Party City can help parents celebrate their teen's graduation in style. Party City is a one-stop shop with nearly 800 store locations and an incredible online selection at Plus, the “Party Ideas” Center on makes it easy to throw a Graduation party with detailed photo galleries showing 2012 graduation party ideas.

For clever tips and more great party ideas, visit or a local Party City store.

Party City Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic balloons, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery. Party City Holdings Inc. also operates retail party goods and social expressions supply stores in the North America under the names Party City, Halloween City, Factory Card & Party Outlet and Party Packagers. Party City is North America's largest party goods chain and the premier retailer of Halloween costumes, theme party supplies, birthday decorations and other specialty party supplies.

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