There’s nothing like being in the same room with people you call family. There’s just this sense of belongingness and delight of being with people you share a special connection with. This is why many families try to hold get-togethers or reunions every now and then. They want to enjoy the company of their family and reconnect with loved ones they may not have seen for a while.

This is all well and good, especially if all you have to do is show up, eat some delicious food out of the party’s buffet tables and hot dog stand, and participate in some games and family reunion activities. But what if you’re the one assigned to host the party? It can get a bit overwhelming especially if it’s your first time to do so.

To help you, here are some family reunion ideas you can follow to host a fun event for everyone.


When planning for your party, there’s one rule you must always remember: consider all your guests when preparing your family reunion food list. Since this will be a reunion, expect a mix of guests from all ages who might have varying food preferences. This means you need to prepare a family reunion food list that has something everyone –from kids to adults and from meat lovers to health buffs –would love. Consider hiring caterers so your time won’t be eaten up preparing and cooking food. It’s just like hiring a company offering birthday party catering in Sydney so you can concentrate on the birthday celebrant and his or her guests.


If you have a family member or relative who has a place spacious enough to accommodate everyone, then consider holding the party there. This will make everyone feel more at home and enjoy the party better. If this is not possible though, you can hold the event at another party venue. When picking a place, try to choose one that is most accessible to all. Other factors you need to consider are: tone or theme of the event (make sure it’s one that suits your family) and family reunion activities you will be having. Remember that the venue doesn’t have to be a lavish one and can even be at a park. Just make sure to have it booked in advance.


Don’t forget to document the reunion. You can assign a family member to take pictures and another to take videos. Or you can also hire professionals to do this so everyone can enjoy participating in the entire event. It would also be great to have a photo booth so the guests can leave with a souvenir of the event.

A reunion is a great event where family members can reconnect and reminisce about the good old days.  With these simple but helpful family reunion ideas, you’re sure to have a family get-together that will be remembered for years.

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