There’s nothing like spending time with the girls, and what better excuse to stay in and make more memories than hosting a Girls’ Night In – your way!
Hosting a Girls’ Night In can be as easy or as fancy as you wish, with endless opportunities to catch up with your girlfriends and raise funds to help the one in six Queensland women who will be diagnosed with a breast and gynaecological cancer in their lifetime.
While we’ve put together a few of our most popular Girls’ Night In fundraising ideas (and Pinterest boards to match), hosts are more than welcome to tailor their events to what makes their girl gang special to them.
From a themed movie night to a sunrise yoga session, here’s some thought-starters for hosting a Girls’ Night In.
FOR THE GAMING GURUS:
Dust off the Monopoly board and limber up for Twister – it’s games night! Encourage guests to bring along their favourite board game for a fun-filled night of friendly competition. To kick things up a notch, set a theme and adjust all games to match. Harry Potter Bingo, anyone?
FOR THE BUSY BUSINESSES:
Get to know your female clientele with a VIP business event. From a simple sale night to a fitness festival, you can coordinate your event to suit your business. Encourage your customers to bring a friend, and raise awareness of not just your company, but how they too can support those impacted by women’s cancers.
FOR THE FOODIE FANATICS:
If you and your girlfriends have a flair for food, then hosting a dinner party is for you. Turn your home into a restaurant with a three-course meal or invite your girlfriends to share the load and make the night a potluck menu, with everyone bringing along their favourite dish. You could have some fun and set a cuisine theme like Taco Tuesday or French Friday!
FOR THE PAMPER PRINCESSES:
Pack your robe, eye mask, and slippers – it’s time to pamper yourself and all your girlfriends with a pamper party. From a beauty bash with nail painting and makeup tutorials to a DIY wellness retreat with face masks and meditation, there’s no doubt relaxation is on the cards. Don’t forget to have a chat with your gal pals on their last health check, and the importance of being educated on women’s cancers.
FOR THE MOVIE MOGULS:
Movie nights are a classic and can be easily dressed up or down to suit your cinema style.
For a hint of Hollywood, roll out a red carpet to your front door, create a DIY Hall of Fame, or theme the night black and white glamour.
For a relaxed chick flick, gather all the cushions in the house and turn your lounge room or outdoor cinema into ‘Casa Cosy’ for the night.
Psst – remember to opt for popcorn without butter and serve up other healthy treats!
FOR THE DIFFERENT DIVAS:
When you register to host a Girls’ Night In, you’re given the freedom to host your way – aka create your own type of event to suit you and your girl gang. Here’s a few ideas to brainstorm with your girlfriends:
- Craft session: Learn how to make jewellery or paint your favourite pot.
- Pool party: Celebrate the warmer weather with afternoon of (sun-safe) swimming.
- Karaoke night: Bust out the bangers and sing to your heart’s content.
- Yoga session: Stretch out with a sunrise/sunset session.
- Brunch: Cheese board – enough said.
- Picnic in the park: Spend the afternoon chatting and laughing under the trees.
- Clothes swap: Set up shop in your lounge room and renew your wardrobe.
For more Girls’ Night In options, check out our Pinterest-worthy party ideas here.