8 Amazing Interactive Party Ideas

By Morgan Modica

When it comes to entertaining, we’re firm believers that the focus should be on having fun, not achieving perfection. One way to do that? Opt for a casual, interactive party spread that lets guests be a part of the action. From brunch to dessert to party favors, there’s no better way to break the ice and lighten your own load than by creating a build-your-own spread for guests — plus, it makes it easy for picky palettes and friends with food allergies to fend for themselves! Want to host a soirée that’s both easy and memorable? We’ve compiled some of our favorite ideas for casual, collaborative parties that are sure to be a hit.

Savor summer with a build-your-own hotdog spread.

When it comes to throwing a fiesta, in’t no party like a Nacho party!

Go glamping with a gourmet build-your-own s’mores bar.

Make the world’s best grilled cheese with this mouth-watering party idea.

Nothing like letting guests customize their perfect pie with all the fix-ins.

Brunch with your besties and build-your-own bagels.

These build-your-own soba noodles will have guests talking for days.

Wrap up an unforgettable girls’ night with an aromatic potpourri bar.