This post includes 30 of the best graduation centerpieces ideas for your upcoming grad party!
Congratulations, you’re about to graduate from college. If you’re planning on hosting a graduation party to celebrate your four years of hard work, you might want some tips on decoration!
So, here are the best graduation centerpieces ideas to make your big day even more special!
1. Graduation Balloon Centerpieces
No matter the occasion, balloons always make everything more festive and exciting! If you’re not sure about what graduation centerpieces to get for your graduation party, balloons are always a safe option.
2. Alphabet Letter Lights
I absolutely love alphabet letter lights because they’re so versatile and aesthetically pleasing. For your graduation party, you can get the letters C.O.N.G.R.A.T.S. or even your name! The best thing about these lights is that they can be re-used to decorate your room in the future.
3. Cascade Graduation Centerpiece
These cascade graduation centerpieces look just like mini fireworks! They’re super affordable, so you can easily decorate your entire graduation party table on a low budget.
4. LED Light Cupcake Holder
OMG! This LED cupcake holder is so insanely gorgeous! Instead of spending extra money on centerpieces, why not just make use of your party desserts? If your grad party is at night, these LED lights will make your whole venue look even more glamorous and fancy than it already is!
5. Graduation Party Favors Box
Use your graduation gift boxes to decorate the table! These party favor boxes will glam up your table and wow your guests as soon as they arrive at the venue! Plus, guests can take these with them as soon as the party ends.
6. Glass Mosaic Sphere Balls
You can never go wrong with these glamorous glass mosaic sphere balls! Not sure how to decorate your graduation party? Just get a few of these sphere balls and place them around the venue to add a touch of sparkle!
7. Flower Centerpieces For Graduation Party
If you’re going for a more elegant and classy vibe at your grad party, flowers are a must. Simply place these bouquets of flowers in vases of your choice, and VOILA!
8. Congrats Wooden Blocks Decoration
These “Congrats” blocks would look absolutely perfect in party venues with a neutral or rustic vibe!
9. Glitter Graduation Centerpiece Sticks
Want to make your graduation party unforgettable? Add these glitter table toppers to create the best graduation party decor ever!
10. Flameless LED Candles
Using real candles as table toppers can be quite dangerous. Imagine if someone accidentally knocks over a candle and lights the entire venue on fire! I’m probably overthinking, but still… better safe than sorry.
Instead of real candles, get these flameless LED candles to create an equally romantic and elegant vibe.
11. Gold Flower Stand
These flower stands/candle holders are soooo elegant and chic! This would look especially gorgeous if your graduation party theme color is white and gold.
12. Metallic Vase Centerpiece
I absolutely adore these metallic centerpiece stands! If you’re planning on getting flower arrangements for your grad party, consider placing them in these stunning golden metal stands!
13. Elegant Wish Jar
Make your Graduation party even more special and unforgettable with these wish jars! Place them in the center of each table to let your guests fill them up with beautiful wishes and kind words for you.
14. Grad Honeycomb Centerpieces
Add these cardinal and gold table decorations for an extra touch of celebratory atmosphere! This is honestly the perfect grad party decoration if cardinal and gold just happen to be your school colors! (USC Fight On!)
15. Gleam ‘N Burst Graduation Centerpieces
This Gleam n’ Burst centerpiece is perfect for any type of party celebration. Birthday parties, graduation parties, welcome home parties, you name it!
16. Cactus Tealight Candles
Omg, these tiny cactus tealight candles are absolutely adorable! If you want your graduation party decoration to be more simple and not too over the top, I think these mini candles would be a great choice.
After the party’s over, you can re-use these to decorate your room or your living room! It’d look so cute.
17. Summer Vibe Tropical Palm Leaves
Since most graduations are held in the summertime, these tropical palm leaves table decorations would be perfect for the occasion!
18. Grad Card Box Holder
Place these grad cardholders in the center of each table to collect all the best wishes and congratulatory messages from your party guests!
19. Artificial Greenery Leaves
These artificial Eucalyptus leaves can be used along with your flower arrangements to create a natural and graceful decor.
20. Graduation Candy Boxes
Similar to the party favor boxes mentioned above, this decorative candy box is also a great way to glam up your party table while offering your guests some delicious treats to bring home.
21. DIY Fairy Light Mason Jars
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These fairy lights mason jars and so romantic and aesthetic✨ They would look even more gorgeous if your grad party is outdoors during the nighttime. It’s giving very much “fireflies” vibes.
22. Rose Gold Bottle Centerpiece
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The color rose gold just automatically makes everything look so chic and elegant. If you’re going for a more classy vibe, this color theme is definitely the way to go.
23. Floating Flowers Graduation Decorations
If you want a more unique centerpiece than regular flower arrangements, throw some flower petals into a clear bowl, and Voila!
24. Elegant Greenery
When in doubt, add some greenery. Who doesn’t like plants and flowers? They’re the best natural decoration ideas you can find.
25. Photo Frame Luminary
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Display all of your best college memories in these photo cubes to give your guests a glimpse into the amazing four years you experienced!
26. Personalized Cutouts
Hahaha! This is absolutely genius and adorable! I’m sure your guests would be taking pictures with the cutout version of you all day long.
27. Flower-Filled Lanterns
Who says that lanterns can only be used during the Chinese mid-autumn festival or the Chinese new year? Get creative and decorate your graduation party tables with lanterns! It’ll make your grad party stand out from the rest.
28. Champagne Glass Centerpiece
Put the champagne glasses in your house to use! Fill them up with Hershy’s kisses or marshmallows, and add a cute mini grad cap on top!
29. Portrait + Flower Arrangement Centerpiece
Just to make sure that everyone knows that YOU are the one graduating, use your self-portrait as a centerpiece! Let your beautiful face be the decoration haha!
30. Graduation Favor Tags
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Add a touching detail to your graduation table centerpieces with favor tags. You can either choose a school-year favor tag, or a simple “thank you” tag to express appreciation for all the guests that attended your party.
Yay! You’re finally about to graduate and start living your best life as a “real” adult now! I’m so excited for you, and I wish you the absolute best in this new journey you’re about to embark on.
Yes, it can be scary and stressful at first to navigate life as a fresh graduate. But trust me, you’ll learn so much about yourself during this period of self-discovery and it’ll be amazing!