Making a budget for the party is the first \"to_do\" item on your checklist. By making a budget first you can figure out how many people you can invite which leads into the next section of your checklist. Next are a group of tasks which focus on your guests. For example, you will need to make a list of who you would like to invite, obtain invitations and then prepare, address and mail the invitations. Make sure you create a deadline for when you need to have the invitations in the mail. Give your guest two weeks to RSVP to let you know if they will or will not be attending the party. Prepare a second checklist to keep track of the people who will be attending the party. Next on the party planning checklist is about the location where you\'ll be holding the party. If you have not decided where to hold the party and you are thinking of having the party somewhere other than your home, it\'s best to do a little research before moving forward. You\'ll want to add a note to your checklist to call different venues and get price quotes.
Next on your checklist should will be details about where the party will be held. If you are undecided about where to host the party, you can always check out local halls, restaurants or even local parks, depending on the theme and type of party you are hosting. With a little research, you may find all sorts of unusual and interesting places which allow social events. Include on your checklist the venues which might be a good fit and contact them to see if they are available the date and time you like to have your party and to also get price information. You will also need to find out if the venue supplies the food, the menu selections offered and the price. When you have pricing information, you can decide if you would rather have the celebration at your home. If you do decide to have the party at home, you can hire a catering company to prepare and serve the food or you can make the food yourself..