Bar Mitzvah Themes, Favors, Music, & Centerpieces

Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah Themes:

Picking a theme for your party is not always necessary, however it is becoming more and more common every year. When choosing a theme for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah it is best to pick something that can be easily incorporated into your overall atmosphere, including: decorations, invitations, food, music, favors, dress and games or other entertainment. Here are some popular theme ideas for your party.

  • Hollywood
  • Broadway
  • Sports (Baseball, Basketball, Football, etc)
  • Candyland
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Rock Star
  • Retro (50's, 60's, 70's, or 80's)
  • Hawaiian Luau
  • Israel
  • Green or Eco-Friendly

The most popular concepts for Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah themes are based on:

  1. A Favorite Place
  2. A Favorite Hobby
  3. A Favorite Time Period
  4. A Favorite Color
  5. A Favorite Pop Culture Reference

Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah Favors:

Party favors are often handed out to all guests who attend the reception party for a Bat or Bar Mitzvah. While not the most important aspect, it is similar to invitations in the sense that - invitations are the first impression for any party, while the favors are the lasting impression (as they will be taken home and saved). Bar Mitzvah favors do not need to be expensive or elaborate to be considered successful - quite often it's the most unique ones that create the best memories. Here are some great favor ideas for Bar and Bat Mitzvah parties.

  • Anything handmade or homemade
  • Personalized favors
  • Favors tied in to your party's theme
  • Edible favors
  • Digital favors
  • Religious themed favors
  • Donations as party favors

At we offer Personalized Bar/Bat Mitzvah bookmarks that make great keepsake favors.

Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah Music and Songs:

Depending on the mood, theme, and venue of your reception - different songs and music selection might be more suitable than others. Your choice of music will also be dependant on whether you choose to hire a DJ or live band.

Popular concepts and suggestions to keep in mind when choosing your Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah music and songs:

  • Incorporate your theme into the music selection
  • Tell a story with your song selection
  • Pick special songs for each family member
  • Create a good blend between the oldies and the new - the religious and your own personal preferences

For more specific recommendations we suggest to consult your DJ or band, ask family and friends, or if you still aren't sure you can always do a search online.

Whatever music you decide on for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah will be perfect, because YOU chose it.

Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah Centerpieces:

Centerpieces are the most important decorative element in any Bar/Bat Mitzvah party. Considering they will be the main visual element for any guest seated, it's important to put a lot of time and thought into searching for the perfect centerpiece. The centerpiece is a key element in incorporating whatever your theme is. You want your centerpieces to tell a story and convey a message. While there are limitless options for choosing a centerpiece - we will include a few concept ideas for original and unique centerpieces

  • Edible Centerpieces
  • Personalized Centerpieces
  • Electronic centerpieces (lights, sounds, video - anything interactive)
  • Make your own - its cheaper, memorable, and one of a kind!