Bringing health and happiness to the neighbourhood: the street party guide.
Street parties are a popular way to celebrate special occasions, and the coronation of a king is no exception. Hosting a street party to celebrate the Kings coronations a great way to bring your community together and create a memorable and festive occasion. Street parties have become a popular tradition for our nation to celebrate royal occasions over the years.
To create a festive atmosphere, decorate your street with flags, bunting, and other patriotic decorations in the colours of the country’s flag RED, WHITE & BLUE! You can also include balloons and streamers to add to the festive atmosphere. Encourage guests to dress up in patriotic colours or traditional clothing to really get the party going!
You will want to offer a variety of food options that are easy to eat and share, you can also serve traditional dishes that are popular in your country and offer a variety of drinks – alcoholic, and non-alcoholic options of varying choices.
Street parties are a great way to bring communities together and celebrate special occasions. However, they are often associated with unhealthy food options, such as burgers, hot dogs, and sugary drinks and copious amounts of alcohol. If you’re planning a street party and want to offer healthier options, here are some ideas to consider.
- Fresh fruit and vegetable platters: Cut up a variety of fruits and vegetables and arrange them on platters for a colourful and healthy snack option. You can also offer dips like hummus or yogurt for added flavour.
- Grilled chicken or fish: Instead of burgers and hot dogs, consider grilling chicken or fish for a healthier protein option. You can marinate the meat beforehand for different flavours.
- Salad bar: Set up a salad bar with a variety of greens, vegetables, and toppings like nuts, seeds, and dried fruit. Offer a variety of dressings, including low-fat options.
- Water and infused water: Instead of sugary drinks, offer water and infused water with fresh fruit and herbs. This is a refreshing and healthy option that will keep guests hydrated.
- Frozen fruit pops: Make your own frozen fruit pops with fresh fruit and yogurt or coconut milk. These are a healthier alternative to ice cream and can be made in advance.
- Whole grain snacks: Offer whole grain crackers, popcorn, or pretzels as a healthier snack option. You can also offer dips like salsa or guacamole to spice it up!
By offering healthier options at your street party, you can encourage your guests to make healthier choices and promote a culture of wellness in your community. A street party to celebrate the Kings coronation can bring your community together and create a memorable and festive occasion. It is a great way to celebrate the occasion and show your support for the nation however you do not have to over indulge and drink yourself to oblivion. We have an additional bank holiday to content with and a lot of busy people and business owners will be feeling the struggle from losing days so feeling on top of your game on your return to normal activities can be a priceless commodity!
“And remember being healthy does not have to mean being boring!”