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April Party Ideas

– Posted in: Months & Seasons, Topical Themes

When you use National Days and weeks for your party theme, you could some fundraising for them as well.

  • Easter Themed Party – a great excuse for lots of chocolate!
  • 1 April is April Fools Day
  • 11 April is World Parkinson’s Day – try some fundraising.
  • 22 April is Earth Day.
  • 23 April is international World Book Day but in the United Kingdom, World Book Day is recognized on the first Thursday in March so we get two bites of the cherry. Dress as your favourite book characters – see more on our Book Day party page.
  • 25 April is Red Hat Society Day – have a hat party where everyone must wear a red hat of some kind.
  • Secretary’s Day (or the more PC version, Office Professionals Day) is on the Wednesday of the last full week in April in the USA and UK (but the first Friday in May in Australia ). Aimed at giving recognition to office staff is also a good excuse for a Secretary’s party. You could make this an office stationery party.
  • World Creativity and Innovation Week have a party to celebrate your favourite inventions, discuss and debate the changes going on around us or changes you’d like to see.
  • World Malaria Day
  • Pay It Forward Day – pass on good deeds.

Famous April Birthdays

  • 1 April – Susan Boyle, singing sensation. Have a karaoke party and discover your own hidden talents – see Music party for more ideas.
  • 2 April – Sir Alec Guinness, actor, famous for his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars.
  • 2 April – Marvin Gaye, Motown and soul singer.
  • 2 April – Hans Christian Andersen, fable writer
  • 3 April – Jennie Garth, actor, starred as Kelly Taylor in TV soap Beverly Hills, 90210.
  • 3 April – Marlon Brando, famously charismatic and mercurial Hollywood star.
  • 5 April – Agnetha Fältskog, one of the ‘A’s from ABBA.
  • 8 April – Betty Ford, former First Lady of the USA and founder of the Betty Ford Center.
  • 9 April – Cynthia Nixon, played Miranda on TV Series Sex and the City.
  • 9 April – Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine.
  • 12 April – Shannen Doherty, played bitchy Brenda Walsh in TV soap Beverly Hills, 90210.
  • 12 April – David Letterman
  • 14 April – Sarah Michelle Gellar, actor, most famous for Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Have a Vampire party.
  • 15 April – Leonardo da Vinci.
  • 16 April – Dusty Springfield – Revisit the Sixties with the White Queen of Soul.
  • 16 April – Charlie Chaplin, comic silent movie star.
  • 16 April – Wilbur Wright, one of the Wright brothers, pioneers of early airflight.
  • 17 April – Victoria Beckham, Posh Spice turned icon of high fashion.
  • 19 April – Dudley Moore, musician and comedian, famous for his work with Peter Cook.
  • 21 April – Iggy Pop, punk rocker.
  • 21 April – Queen Elizabeth II
  • 22 April – Aaron Spelling, producer of many iconic TV series, including Charlie’s Angels, Dynasty, Starsky and Hutch, Beverly Hills, 90210, Melrose Place, The Love Boat, 7th Heaven, and Charmed.
  • 23 April – Roy Orbison
  • 23 April – William Shakespeare
  • 24 April – Barbra Streisand
  • 25 April – Björn Ulvaeus, one of the ‘B’s from ABBA.
  • 27 April – Samuel Morse, co-inventor of Morse code.
  • 28 April – Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird.
  • 29 April – Andre Agassi, tennis champion – celebrate Agassi and other sporting heroes with a sports party.
  • 29 April – Jerry Seinfeld, comedian.

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