It’s time to watch the worlds best athletes go for the gold as Sochi kicks off Winter Olympics 2014. If you can’t travel to Russia, you can still feel like part of Opening Ceremonies as you capture SOCHI-STYLE with these quick and easy tips to host a fun, affordable Olympic theme party from the comfort of your home.
A collage of colors within a beautiful patchwork design is the official style for these games of Northern Eurasia. Capture this classic, old world charm with accents that emulate the official colors and style.
Patchwork table runner / Paisley ribbon / Patterned bandanas / Geometric napkins
A fast track to capturing the winter theme is by displaying equipment that will carry athletes to the podium. Pull out your personal cold weather sports gear, clean it up and transform it into stylized party props.
Bring the frozen beauty of winter right to your table with an easy to make ice sculpture. Fill everyday bake ware with distilled water and freeze to create cool and captivating winter wonder, or make an ice bucket made of ACTUAL ice to keep the Russian vodka chilled.
Specialty bakeware / Decorative Jell-O molds
Ice bucket made of ice
The lighting of the torch at Olympic stadium is the official spark that ignites the spirit of competition. Capture the essence of the blaze by bringing fire to your party…actual or artificial.
Table top tiki torch / Tall vase with craft paper flame / Stack glassware and candles
The Olympic rings represent the five continents that gather in the spirit of athletic competition. No Olympic celebration is complete without these colorful iconic circles. Get crafty and creative by using anything you have on hand to make this symbolic statement.
Go neon with glow wands / Go BIG with Hula hoops
Fill buckets with ring colored color candy / Drop lifesavers into crystal cocktails
Throughout the evening play Olympic trivia. Ask questions that pertain to the origin of the games, upcoming locations for Olympics 2016, 18 & 20, and a little history about the host city and the names of the official Olympic mascots!
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT
Support our Olympic athletes and get an Official Sochi souvenir! Order these cool team U.S.A. gloves and proceeds will go to support our athletes as they go for the gold.