How to Throw a Coca-Cola Theme Party


You may not be able to "buy the world a Coke," but you certainly can throw a party that gives your guests all the cola they would like. Founded in 1886, the Coca-Cola company has 3,500 products worldwide in more than 200 countries; keep that history and background in mind as you plan the activities and decor for your Coke festivities, with signs and facts about Coca-Cola posted throughout your house.


  • Guests might expect you to go overboard with Coke decorations and a red-and-white color theme. Begin with a massive bottle painted on cardboard surrounding your front door for attendees to walk through as they enter the party. Decorate with as many Coke decals, bottles and emblems as you can hang from the walls and ceiling lights and sit in displays on tabletops. Place a large mural on one wall with Coke statistics, such as the founding date and top-selling country.

The Buffet Table

  • Consider using one or more of the iconic Coke advertising promotions for your tablescape. Stretch out cotton batting from a fabric store along the center of the table to replicate the iconic polar bear advertising campaign, which first appeared in 1922, and place toy polar bears, fir trees and mini Coke bottles on it. Or print out pictures from the ads of earlier eras, glue them onto wooden dowels and place them in empty Coke bottle vases on the table.

Foods Made With Coke

  • Your party beverages must feature Coke, but give guests some options and serve other products made by the company, such as orange juice and orange soda. If you're only serving appetizers and finger foods, make chicken wings or pulled chicken sliders with Coke barbecue sauce, Sprite cupcakes or Coca-Cola brownies. For a sit-down dinner, serve pork loin marinated in Coke or a pork stir-fry in a Coke sauce, with a cola chocolate cake for dessert.

Party Activities

  • Convert your favorite party games by substituting Coke bottles and themes. Play "Pin the Logo on the Bottle," bowl with plastic Coke bottles and play a trivia game with facts about the beverage. Use plastic Coke bottles for a stacking contest and if you have an outdoor party space, a Coke toss, with guests moving farther and farther apart. Award cola-related prizes such as magnets, pens, hats or if you've planned far enough in advance, Coke bottles with individuals' names on them.

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