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Graduation Party Ideas

Black Bottom Strawberry Cream Pie
Celebrate your grad’s big day with one of these fun and easy parties. MORE+ LESS-
Mini Fruit Pizzas

Graduation Dessert Buffet

For a graduation party – or any open house – host a dessert buffet. It's budget-friendly, easier than dinner and tons of fun! Plus, they’re a time-saver: You can make most desserts ahead of time.

These work really well on a buffet:

Reuben Dogs

Graduation Hot Dog Party

Hot dogs are great for an open house. Cook your dogs and put them in a slow cooker on low, set out some buns and a big variety of toppers. Then just enjoy the party. Want to try something different? Check out our Hometown Hot Dogs or one of these easy recipes:

Grilled Seasoned Chicken Drummies

College Graduation Dinner

Celebrate the biggest graduation milestone of all with one of these ideas for an unforgettable college graduation party:

  1. Start the party early. During finals week, send a box of home-baked Pillsbury® sugar cookies.
  2. A simple family dinner is a best bet. Make all of your grad’s favorite foods he or she was missing all those months at school.
  3. Grilling is a great option. It’s perfect for a small or big celebration if the party grows. Check out these easy options: