Black and White Grad Party

Lovelies, you know you couldn’t throw a party without having a little of our favorite palette of black and white in there! Perfect to celebrate the cap and gown black and white is a classic look that is elegant, sophisticated but can really be fun too! The timeless palette just screams celebration and there are so many things you can do with it. Polka dots, stripes, plaid, you name it; it will always be a bold and crisp way to decorate a party, especially a grad party!  We have rounded up our favorite black and white grad party ideas to stylize your party from beginning to end!

graduation black and white party invitations

{Start with a simple yet sophisticated black and white invitation like this one from Something Printable}

graduation black and white invitation

{For a more whimsical black and white invitation go with something like this from Party Pop Invites}

Black and white graduation ideas

{Then get tons of inspiration from this lovely board from Tiny Prints}

black and white graduation set

{Then deck out your whole party with this awesome black and white graduation party printable set from the Celebration Shoppe}

black and white banner for grad party

{Then add a little pizzazz with this flag banner from Print, Create, Celebrate. Or make yourself with scrapbook paper!}

black and white grad party drinks

{Have some lovely black and white sips for people to drink like these from Bella Cupcake Couture. These labels can go on anything!}

black and white straws for grad party

{Also deck out drinks with these lovely straws from Heather’s Blankets}

Black and white graduation party set

{Use this whole black and white party set for all of your servingware needs from Celebrate Express}

Regular black and white plates, cups and napkins will work just as well though!

Black And White Party Decorations

{Use tablescapes like this on Bash Corner to really bring the themed to life}

black and white party tablescape

{Decorate tables with black and white plates and centerpieces using vases and candle pillars like this one from Celebrations at Home)

black and white grad party decor

{I adore this decor piece with silver branches and black and white graduation pendants hanging off of it from Something Printable}

black and white dessert bar for grad party

{Now to the good part, dessert! Rock our your dessert bar with lovely black and white treats like this one from Chic Style Events}

black and white grad party dessert bar

{This is a fun dessert bar for the party that just screams celebration on Bird’s Party}

easy black and white dessert table for grad party

{Or you can just put together this simple black and white look Elizabeth Anne Designs which still makes a great statement}

black and white themed grad party cupcakes wrappers

{I adore these cupcake wrappers from Party America and think they are a must have at every graduation party!}


{Swooning over these lovely black and white graduation cupcakes with DIY and recipe from Celebrations}

black and white decorated grad cake-DIY and Recipe (it's red velvet inside!)

{Make a simple one like this one right at home. Hint hint this is red velvet underneath! Recipe from Building Buttercream}

black and white favor boxes

{Don’t forget about favor boxes! This black and white beauties are from Joyful Bride Online}

About Emily Miller

Emily Miller is the Founder, Writer and Party Stylist for B. Lovely Events, a blog that covers ideas and inspiration for all of life's celebrations. Emily loves celebrations of all types and everything that goes into them. She writes each day to inspire you to make the best celebrations that you can!


  1. So classy! What a great party!

  2. Hello! Love this graduation idea page! My first of 4 children will graduate High School in May and I am getting a jump start on ideas! I love the black silhouette cup cake wrappers! When I click on your Party America link, nothing happens? Could it be found under a different link? Any information would be helpful! Thanks so much!

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