Are you tired of the same old boring parties? Want to make your next event a real standout? Then it's time to Light Up the Night with some electrifying glow in the dark party ideas! 

DID YOU KNOW? glow-in-the-dark parties actually originated in the 1980s during the rise of the rave culture. The first glow-in-the-dark parties were held in underground clubs where black lights and neon accessories were used to create a psychedelic atmosphere. From there, the trend spread to other types of parties and events, and now glow-in-the-dark parties are popular for all kinds of celebrations, from birthday parties to weddings! 

In this article we will present you the best 10 creative ideas that will take your celebration to the next level and leave your guests feeling illuminated with excitement. From neon dance parties to glowing photo booths, we've got you covered with everything you need to make your party shine. So, let's get ready to turn down the lights and turn up the fun with these 10 electric glow in the dark party ideas! 

1. Neon Dance Party 

Get your guests to wear neon clothes and accessories and dance under black lights. It's a fun way to get everyone moving and grooving. Besides just wearing neon clothes and accessories, you can add a neon sign or even create a DIY neon backdrop using neon duct tape. To make it even more fun, you can play music with a neon theme, such as "Electric Avenue" by Eddy Grant or "Neon Lights" by Demi Lovato. 

2. Glow-in-the-Dark Drinks

Glow-in-the-Dark Drinks

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Serve up drinks that glow in the dark with a splash of tonic water. Add some fun with glow sticks as stirrers. Get creative with your glow-in-the-dark drinks by adding different colored neon food coloring or using different types of clear drinks like lemon-lime soda, lemonade, or clear fruit juices. You can also add a personal touch by using customized cups with your guests' names written in neon lettering. 

3. Glowing Balloon Wall

Blow up a bunch of balloons and attach them to a wall. Add glow sticks inside the balloons to make the whole wall light up. For a more impressive balloon wall, use different sized balloons and make patterns or shapes. You can also write neon messages or draw neon pictures on the balloons before inflating them.

4. Glowing Body Art

Glowing Body Art

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Get a black light and some neon body paint, and let your guests paint themselves with glowing designs. Get a neon face and body paint kit and let your guests create their own glowing designs. You can also set up a neon tattoo station with temporary neon tattoos. 

5. Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling

Set up some glowing bowling pins and use glow-in-the-dark bowling balls for a fun game. To make the game more challenging, add obstacles or a twist, such as blindfolding the players or using a different type of ball like a beach ball. 

6. Glow-in-the-Dark Twister

Make your Twister board glow in the dark with some neon tape and black lights. o make the game more interesting, you can assign different colors to different body parts, or even use glow-in-the-dark body paint to make it more challenging. 

7. Glow-in-the-Dark Frisbee

Take the classic game of Frisbee to the next level with a glow-in-the-dark Frisbee. Play Frisbee at night and add some extra fun with a neon Frisbee, or even a light-up LED Frisbee. 

8. Glow-in-the-Dark Photo Booth

Glow-in-the-Dark Photo Booth

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Set up a photo booth with a black light and some glowing props and accessories for your guests to take fun pictures. Create a DIY photo booth using a white sheet and black lights to capture the neon glow effect. You can also add some fun neon props like neon glasses or wigs to make the pictures even more memorable. 

9. Glowing Food

 Use tonic water to make ice cubes that will make your drinks and desserts glow in the dark. Get creative with your glowing food by making neon-colored cupcakes or cookies with edible neon food coloring. You can also use neon straws or utensils to add to the overall effect.

10. Glow Stick Scavenger Hunt

Hide glow sticks around your party space and have your guests hunt for them. It's a fun way to keep everyone engaged and moving. For a more challenging hunt, divide your guests into teams and have them race to find the hidden glow sticks. You can also add a time limit or clues to make it even more fun. 

With these 10 Electric Glow in the Dark Party Ideas, your next celebration is guaranteed to be a shining success! Whether you want to dance under the neon lights, play glow-in-the-dark games, or simply serve glowing drinks and food, these ideas are sure to delight your guests and create a memorable experience. 

And the best part is, you don't have to spend a fortune to create an electrifying party. Many of these ideas are easy and affordable to implement, using items like neon tape, black lights, and glow sticks that can be found at our Home & Hoopla shop. 

So why settle for a dull party when you can light up the night with these fun and creative ideas? Get ready to make your next celebration a glowing success with these 10 Electric Glow in the Dark Party Ideas!