How to host a Mamma Mia!-inspired party

Ready to kick back with your besties in Kalokairi? Get set to live out your '70s disco daydreams—because we just planned *the* summer party of the season.

The decor

Break out the blues and whites—this party calls for a seaside-inspired color palette. Set the table with woven mats and your prettiest azure plates (we heart the Food Network 4-piece Mediterranean Salad Plate Set, $35,, then adorn your dance floor with a massive mirrorball. To create a fabulous photo booth (we *know* you'll want to snap some iconic Donna & The Dynamos pics), hang a shiny tinsel backdrop on an empty wall and decorate with sparkly balloons (plus a garland of bougainvillea, natch).



The food

Treat your girls to a glorious Greek spread before you dance the night away. Pita chips with hummus, chicken souvlaki and tomato feta salad make perfect pics. For dessert, set out some custom-decorated sugar cookies (from pink flowers to flare jeans, the piping options are endless) and baklava bites from the bakery.


The agenda

Movie-themed trivia, anyone? Whoever knows Sophie's last name gets a flower crown. Then, give each guest a Mamma Mia!-inspired notebook (find a replica from TheDonnaDiaries, $21, and jot down your most treasured squad memories—plus your dreams for the year ahead—before sharing with the whole group. Finish the night with a killer round of karaoke (ABBA songs required, obvi) and choreo to "Dancing Queen."

Diary, $21, TheDonnaDiaries

Check out these posts for more party tips:
🎉 10 Pinterest-worthy party themes for your next summer bash
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🎉 How to host the ultimate Taylor Swift Eras Tour-themed party

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by Lena Genovese and Kathleen O'Neill | 6/12/2023