Graduation Party Ideas with 50 Free Printables

Graduation Party Ideas

I’ve been seeing graduation party ideas all over the place lately. Graduation is one of those events I love to design new items for and I may have gone a bit overboard this year. However, that’s good news for you if you are looking for free grad printables.

Today I’m sharing 50 free graduation designs. You’ll find tags, signs, photo props, food labels, and more. If you’re looking for graduation party ideas you’re definitely in the right place with this post. Enjoy these 50 freebies. You can download them all on the Journey Junkies page, or you can sign up here if you’re not a member.

If you’re looking to purchase printed versions of these designs, you’ll find a few options for that below as well or check out all of our graduation designs here. Plus, if you’re planning a graduation party, then check out my post on graduation invites, you can find it here.

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50 Free Printable Designs

Tags + Gifts

First up for the graduation party ideas are these tags. From gift tags to favor tags, you’ll find ideas below. Each of our tags are also available to purchase in our shop here, or you can find the links to them below the photos.

1. Bright Future

This bright future tag is perfect for attaching to a light bulb full of money. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Find it here.

Here's to a Bright Future Printable Tag
Here’s to a Bright Future Printable Tag

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2. Class Rings

I love seeing ring pop candy used as “class rings” and that inspired this design below.

Class Ring Printable Tag
Class Ring Printable Tag

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3. Thank you
Thank You Tag for Graduation
Thank You Tag for Graduation

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4. Survival Kit

Give the graduate a college survival kit with this tag attached.

College Survival Kit Tag
College Survival Kit Tag

5. Bookmark

If your graduate loves to read then this printable bookmark is for them.

Printable Bookmark for the Graduates Next Chapter
Printable Bookmark for the Graduates Next Chapter

6. Open When

Create gifts for the graduate to open later.  Have them open them when they’re sad, or angry, or miss home. It’s perfect for the grad going off to college.

Open Later Gift Tag
Open Later Gift Tag

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7. Gift Card Holder
Printable Gift Card Holder
Printable Gift Card Holder

Signs

Next up is signs. Whether you need a sign for the guest book, a motivational quote, or maybe just a “class of” sign, you’ll find that here. If you’re not into DIY, then you can order prints of these signs from our shop here.

8. Guest Book
Printable Guest Book Sign
Printable Guest Book Sign

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9. I’m Done!
"I'm Done" Graduation Sign
“I’m Done” Graduation Sign

10. Quote

I love this quote for graduation, I feel like it’s just a perfect fit.

Motivational Quote Sign for Graduation
Motivational Quote Sign for Graduation

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11. Cookie

If your grad is “one smart cookie” then have a cookie bar at the party. Everyone loves cookies.

One Smart Cookie Bar Sign
One Smart Cookie Bar Sign

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12. Key to Success
Keys to Success Advice Sign
Keys to Success Advice Sign

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13. Senior
Senior Photo Sign for Class of 2018
Senior Photo Sign for Class of 2018

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14. Tassel
Tassel Was Worth The Hassle Sign
Tassel Was Worth The Hassle Sign

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15. Puzzle

This is definitely a unique idea for a guest book. Have the guests sign a puzzle piece then put it together after the party. You can find blank puzzle pieces here.

Puzzle Piece Guest Book Sign
Puzzle Piece Guest Book Sign

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16. Multi-Quote
Graduation Quote Signs
Graduation Multi-Quote Sign

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Food Labels

Another great way to decorate for the party by labeling the food. Most people are coming to the party for the food, right? Oh, they’re there for the grad? Okay, sure. Regardless, give your food some flair. Find the printed versions of these designs our shop here.

17. Candy Bar Wrapper
Printable Candy Bar Wrapper
Printable Candy Bar Wrapper

18. Kiss Sticker

This sticker below was design to go on the bottom of a Hershey kiss, but you could stick it anywhere!

Printable Sticker
Printable Sticker

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19. Water Bottle Label
Graduation Themed Water Bottle Labels
Graduation Themed Water Bottle Labels

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20. Hat Cupcake Topper

This cupcake topper can be cut out and attached to just about anything, not just cupcakes.

Graduation Cap Cupcake Topper
Graduation Cap Cupcake Topper

21. Diploma Cupcake Topper

Another easy cupcake topper is this diploma-shaped one.

Diploma-Shaped Cupcake Topper
Diploma-Shaped Cupcake Topper

22. Straw Flags

This next design is for your straws. Attach little flags to make them festive.

Printable Flags for Straws
Printable Flags for Straws

Games

This next category is a great way to spruce up any party. If you like games, then this is the section for you. We’ve got advice cards, who knows the grad and BINGO. All games can be found in our shop here as well.

23. Advice
Advice Card for the Graduate
Advice Card for the Graduate

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24. Who Knows the Grad Best
Who Knows the Graduate Best Game
Who Knows the Graduate Best Game

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25. BINGO

Lastly in the games section, give your guests something to do while everyone’s chatting and hanging around. Let them find all the items on the BINGO card.

Graduation BINGO Game
Graduation BINGO Game

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Photo Props

Coming up next is everyone’s favorite party supply: photo props. I absolutely love photo booths and so I made heaps of props below that you can print out and use at your own party.

26. Most Likely to Succeed

These first few props are all about who is “most likely to…”

Most Likely to Succeed Photo Prop
Most Likely to Succeed Photo Prop

27. Most Likely to Be Famous
Most Likely to Be Famous Photo Prop
Most Likely to Be Famous Photo Prop

28. Most Likely to Be Rich
Most Likely to Be Rich Photo Prop
Most Likely to Be Rich Photo Prop

29. Most Likely to Save the World
Most Likely to Save the World
Most Likely to Save the World

30. Most Likely to Never Grow Up
Most Likely to Never Grow UpMost Likely to Never Grow Up
Most Likely to Never Grow Up

31. Graduation Cap
Graduation Cap Photo Prop
Graduation Cap Photo Prop

32. Frame

This photo frame is perfect for group photos with friends and family.

Class of 2018 Photo Frame
Class of 2018 Photo Frame

33. Class Clown

Who was the class clown in your high school? Or the prom queen? These next few props are all about that idea.

Class Clown Photo Prop
Class Clown Photo Prop

34. Prom Queen
Prom Queen Photo Prop
Prom Queen Photo Prop

35. Prom King
Prom King Photo Prop
Prom King Photo Prop

36. Bookworm
Bookworm Photo Prop
Bookworm Photo Prop

37. Now What
Now What?! Photo Prop
Now What?! Photo Prop

38. Diploma-Shaped
Diploma-Shaped Photo Prop
Diploma-Shaped Photo Prop

39. Bow Tie
Bow Tie Photo Props
Bow Tie Photo Props

40. Mustache & Lips
Mustache & Lips Photo Props
Mustache & Lips Photo Props

41. Grad Glasses

The last photo prop is these fun glasses. Sure to please anyone.

Class of 2018 Glasses
Class of 2018 Glasses

 


Banners

Another way to decorate for the party that makes great photos is to have banners around. We’ve got a few below.

42. Finally 2018.
Finally 2018 Graduation Banner
Finally 2018 Graduation Banner

43. Grade School Photos

You know all those embarrassing (er… I mean awesome) photos you took growing up. Show them off at the grad party.

School Photo Banner
School Photo Banner

44. Class Of…
Class of 2018 Banner
Class of 2018 Banner

Cards

Finally, this last category is for those of you looking for fun cards for the grad. Give them something fun and honest that they’ll actually want. Purchase prints of the cards and other items here.

45. Killin’ It
Killin' It Card
Killin’ It Printable Card

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46. Dude, You Did It
Dude, You Did It Printable Card
Dude, You Did It Printable Card

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47. ConGRADulations
Congradulations Printable Card
Congradulations Printable Card

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48. Be Awesome
Be Awesome Printable Card
Be Awesome Printable Card

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49. OMG Fantastic
OMG Fantastic Printable Card
OMG Fantastic Printable Card

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50. Hell Yes!
Hell Yes Printable Card
Hell Yes Printable Card

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Recommend Supplies

Since we’re done with the freebies and the graduation party ideas. Let’s discuss supplies. If you want to DIY some of the ideas above, here’s a few things you might need.

Paper

If you’re looking for a great place for paper, you should check out Paper Papers or Paper Source.


Straws

If you like the straw flags above, then you’ll definitely need these festive straws. Oriental Trading is a great place for cheap party supplies with flair.


Blank Puzzle Pieces

Another item you can find at Oriental Trading is blank puzzle pieces. If you plan to do the guest book puzzle piece then this is a great option for these.


Blank Bubble Props

While shopping on Oriental Trading, I also found these great bubble props. They are dry erase so you can write anything you want on them!


Empty Light Bulb

If you like the bright future tag above and want to fill your own light bulb, you can find the jars at Hobby Lobby.


Fun Fonts

If you like the designs above, and you want to make matching items on your own, here’s a few fonts I used you might want match.

Lovestone ScriptStandard TypewriterBeloved


Freebies

This entire post is chock-full of freebies. Everything you see above can be downloaded on the Journey Junkies page. You can sign up here if you’re not a member, it’s free. Do you have graduation party ideas that aren’t above? If so, let me know in the comments!

Graduation Party Ideas: 50 Free Printable Designs to Complete Your Party

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