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5 Ways Not to Turn Into a Kids Party-Zilla

Tanith Carey | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Tanith Carey

Over the past few years, it seems that what used to be low-key celebrations have turned into major extravaganzas. Social media -- and seeing the efforts that other parents are going to -- are one of the changes that have made us feel as if we need raise our game.

America's 10 Best Party Islands

Thrillist | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Much like party lakes are all about bringing the fun to the water, on a party island, the entire landmass is your playground. But not all islands are created equal -- you'll know a party island when you see one.

THIS Turned a Hotel Lobby Into an Epic Dance Party

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.02.2015 | Travel
Shira Lazar

In the immortal words of R. Kelly, "After the show its the after party and after the party its the hotel lobby." But what if the hotel lobby turns o...

DIY Surprise Lantern!

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

After a little trial and error, here's an easy DIY project for a surprise lantern pull string that you could use for a variety of special occasions.

7 Reasons Why You Should Go Clubbing in the A.M.

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 05.13.2015 | Weird News
Jenna Amatulli

Unconvinced? Here's why you should flip the switch on your party habits and hit the dance floor earlier, rather than later.

Miami Beach Turns 100 With a Hundred-Hour, All-Out Bash

Lea Lane | Posted 05.02.2015 | Miami
Lea Lane

Miami Beach, that fabulous old broad with great bones and all-night party spirit, is (gasp) turning 100 on March 26. So to celebrate, there's a 100-hour party, a mix of way-out and global, including fashion shows, weddings, fireworks, citizenship naturalizations, and even a 21st-century something called astrophysical concerts.

The Meaning of Purim in the Winter of 2015

Rabbi Steven C. Wernick | Posted 04.29.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Steven C. Wernick

It is against the backdrop of this very troubled time that the holiday of Purim approaches... and with it, the important message: Do not lose hope for you have been here before.

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

1. If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's southwestern coast is the hub for eating, drinking and all-round revelry. Set on a wide bay, it's a crescent of sand studded with sun beds and backed by restaurants, bars and clubs

The 15-Second Dinner Party Dessert Plate

Epicurious | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

It's sophisticated. It's indulgent. And it really only takes a bar of chocolate (or two).

Just Announced! Opening Dates for 2015's Hottest Vegas Pool Parties

Oyster | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Spring, and spring break, are fast-approaching, and while that means many things -- warmer temps, shorter skirts, generally happier people -- we're focused on one in particular: Vegas pool party season (which generally includes the three former mentions as well).

How to Deal When You're Not Invited

Uloop | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Uloop

Being invited by your friends to different events, whether it's a birthday party, a New Year's party, or a party just for fun, is always nice. You feel like you're a part of something and that feels good. This is why not being invited somewhere can sometimes hurt.

Mardi Gras Like a Local

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Mardi Gras can seem like a tourist spectacle, but its pleasures are less about watching the action than being part of it. That's why New Orleanians throw so much effort into making costumes, riding in parades, and mingling with the crowds.

The Bargain of a Lifetime

Martha Lufkin | Posted 04.04.2015 | Sports
Martha Lufkin

I do not usually go to the Super Bowl game in person. But when I heard a few days before the game that Super Bowl tickets were going for $8,000 due to ticket broker overselling, I began to wonder. At that price, it must really be worth it!

10 Last-Minute Super Bowl Party Foods

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Taste
Amy E. Goodman

Here are some fresh takes on game-day foods that your guests are sure to devour.

Super Bowl Party Etiquette: 12 Tips to Minding Your Manners on Game Day

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 03.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jacqueline Whitmore

All eyes are on Phoenix as Super Bowl XLIX takes places this Sunday between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. If you're attending a Super Bowl party, don't leave your etiquette at home.

How to Host a Winning Halftime

Jessica Bailey | Posted 03.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jessica Bailey

As long as you have good people and good food (and your favorite team is winning), your halftime is sure to be a touchdown with your guests!

What to Wear to a Club On a Thursday Night

Melissa Henderson | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Henderson

People came out on a weeknight for the re-launch of DUH, hosted by the D.I.Y Hip Hop artist Alex Chapman , Joe Grun and friends or ASAP Ferg or because it was a Thursday night in NYC and obviously that's the pregame for the weekend.

Illinois' Top 7 Party Schools

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.25.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

College experiences can be as varied as the campuses that provide their settings. Still, most include a broadening world view, expanding academic horizons and a growing circle of friends.

Good Morning, New York City! Waking Up With a Daybreaker Dance Party

Jane Seo | Posted 03.18.2015 | New York
Jane Seo

Founded about a year ago, Daybreaker is a dance party series that encourages people to hop on the dance floor -- not treadmills -- to boost their mood, get an intense work out, create a community of camaraderie, and have tons of fun.

My 2015 Resolution for You? Party More!

Jessica Bailey | Posted 03.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jessica Bailey

Here's to making 2015 a happy and healthy year full of good times and good friends. And no need to stress over this resolution, it's going to be easy, and we will help you every step of the way.

Come at Me, (Frat) Bro!

Zachariah Ezer | Posted 03.16.2015 | College
Zachariah Ezer

Even if fraternities aren't directly responsible for every instance of sexual assault and inebriated death on a college campus, they engender an attitude that is no longer permissible in the 21st century.

The Seven Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

Oyster | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Unfortunately, a mid-winter or spring break getaway can get quite pricey, especially because so many travelers have just the same idea, thereby creating a price spike among hotels and flights. But, fortunately yet again, there are some beach locales that aren't inordinately expensive.

4 Tasty Slow Cooker Cocktails For A Crowd

Epicurious | Posted 03.08.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

You can brew up plenty of drinks for your friends -- and serve them warm straight from the slow cooker.

Hit the Jackpot With 5 Breathtaking Las Vegas Views

HooplaHa | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
HooplaHa

If you are lucky enough to join some 300,000 people for New Year's Eve in the party capital of the world, make sure you don't miss these spots.

5 New Year's Eve Home Party Tips From One of LA's Biggest Event Planners

Philip David Morton | Posted 03.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Philip David Morton

The size of a party doesn't matter. You always want to bring the same five choices to every party you do. There is hope! I thought. Finally some inside information I can use! So here, boys and girls, is your chance to play at home like the big shots do.