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Most In-Demand Dollar Store Party Supplies

Hosting a party can get expensive quick. From party decor and party favors to food and drinks, the cost of a party can add up. Below are items that you can save money on by picking them up at your local Dollar Tree. Dollar store party supplies are a great way to save money and still have a blast at your next party or event!

Dollar store party supplies are still the best choice if you want a perfectly decorated party without ruining your budget. Whatever party you will be hosting, dollar stores have a great collection of affordable party essentials you can choose from.

Thus, to make sure that you’ll be able to make the most out of your dollar store trip, I’ve listed some of the best party supplies you can find at your local dollar stores and even order online. 

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Dollar Store Party Supplies for All Kinds of Parties

Whatever occasion there may be, dollar stores have lots of party supplies to offer. Whether you are celebrating a birthday party, a wedding, a baby shower event, an anniversary, or graduation, dollar stores have got you covered! 

But before you go to your local dollar stores or shop online, make sure to check out this list so you won’t miss any essential dollar store party supplies you’ll need for your party!

What are you waiting for? Let’s get the party started! 

A bunch of dollar store party supplies ready to use.

Dollar Store Party Decorations

Whether you will be shopping at Dollar Tree, Dollar General, Family Dollar, or even at their online shopping websites, you can expect that they have these amazing party decorations ready for any kind of event. 

Party Crepe Paper Streamers and Garlands

What’s a party without some ceiling designs? Get some crepe paper streamers and garlands that match your party theme, and add them to your ceiling or in doorways.

Confetti

Aside from starting your party with some party confetti poppers, an inexpensive way to decorate a table is to sprinkle some confetti that matches your party theme.

Honeycomb Ball

If you are doing an outdoor party, you should not forget to add some honeycomb balls throughout your venue. It can make your event more colorful and picturesque. 

Balloons 

Dollar Tree not only sells balloons, but they also fill them with helium for you. If you visit any dollar stores, you’ll find different kinds of balloons such as latex balloons, foil balloons, birthday balloons, pre-inflated balloons, number balloons, and a lot more.

Birthday Banner 

If you are hosting a birthday party, don’t forget to pick up a Happy Birthday banner to hang across the wall. It’s a perfect addition to your cake table for only a dollar.

Party GamesA simple way to decorate one wall of the party is to hang a game on the wall to play. Rainbow Party Game is a popular game among kids. You can usually find party games in the party aisle of dollar stores or you can also purchase craft supplies to make your own.

Table Centerpiece 

Browsing the party aisle in search of the best centerpiece for your party theme is a great idea. However, you can also opt to purchase foil balloon weights with stars in the color of your party theme to use on the table. If your party is geared around a holiday, check the seasonal aisle for a centerpiece. 

Wrapping Paper and Gift Bags 

If you are hosting a birthday party for your child, match the paper you wrap their presents with to the party theme. This way, it also adds to the decorations on the tabletop.

Backdrop

Give your guests the perfect spot where they can take pictures by using colorful backdrops. You can also prepare some photo booth props so everyone will have more fun posing for photos. 

party supplies from the dollar store.

Dollar Store Party Supplies

Invitations 

You cannot have a party without guests. Handwritten invitations may be old school, but people still love receiving mail. If you love doing DIY crafts, you’ll have fun going through the expanded section of Dollar Tree’s Crafter’s Square. Here, you can get some envelopes, ribbons, and twines to make your invitation a little extra. 

Thank You Cards 

Teach your kids young to be thankful by having them create thank you notes after their birthday party. There are available ready-made cards in dollar stores. But if you want to add some personal touches, you can always get some craft supplies too. 

Tablecloth

There are a bunch of tablecloths available at dollar stores. Whatever party theme you have in mind, you’ll surely find a tablecloth perfect for your theme.

Party Plates & Cups

Paper party plates and cups are great for quick clean-up. Plus, dollar stores never seem to run out of them. They come in a lot of colors and themes too. 

Plasticware

Perfect for one-time use. Get some forks, spoons, and knives in multiple colors to match your table setting.

Birthday Candles

A birthday party will never be complete without birthday candles and dollar stores have lots of it. You can find letter-shaped HBD candles, number candles, classic spiral candles, and many more. 

Cake Toppers

Make your cake even more memorable and stunning with a cake topper that matches your party theme. Dollar stores also have plenty of them, so you don’t have to worry. 

Party Favors 

If the party is for little kids then you are sure to hit the jackpot at your local dollar store for party favors. Wherever dollar store you’ll go, you can find a lot of party favors such as colorful toys, and fun accessories

Party Favor Bags 

You can find several size party favor bags and boxes in dollar stores that come in different themes as well. 

Serving Bowls and Trays 

Whether you want a set of sturdy serveware or plastic bowls and trays for one-time use, dollar stores also have them for you. You can browse through dollar stores’ collection of drinkware, trays and platters, bowls, serving utensils, tableware, foil pans, takeout containers, and pitchers

Snacks & Candy

You can fill the party treat bags with candies or create a candy buffet at your party. Popcorn, peanuts, and pretzels are some easy snacks to offer at your party and can all be found at your dollar store. 

a tray of drink ware ready with dollar store party supplies.

Ready to Shop for Dollar Store Party Supplies?

What kind of party are you throwing? How do you think you can save money by shopping for your dollar store party supplies? 

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