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Bunco Themes

Updated on March 31, 2016

Party Ideas - Series One

Bunco Themes and Ideas For A Creative Event

Bunco parties are lots of fun and laughs so why not 'kick it up a notch' and have a themed Bunco party? Or maybe you need some themed party ideas. Gathered in this lens are creative concepts about invitations, decorating, recipes, and more to help you with a themed party or event.

Bunco is an amusing dice game of chance. Usually played in a group of twelve people or more. Bunco is a great way to get together with friends or to help raise money for a charitable organization

Make your next event even more entertaining by having a theme. Have fun, be creative and get inspired!

List of Bunco Party Themes

list of bunco themes
list of bunco themes | Source

Got Dice Trays?

When you roll your dice do they fly across the table? How about purchasing some dice trays for your bunco group to keep your dice a little more controlled ? Or how about some different colored dice? Got Any Funny DIce?

Handy with crafts? Take a picture frame and convert it to a dice tray.

Let's Get The Party Started!

  1. Choose your theme for your Bunco party or event. You have many choices to pick from: Western, Mustache Bash, Parisian, VIntage and more.
  2. Make a great first impression by inviting your guests with an invitation that coordinates with your chosen Bunco theme. Are you feeling crafty? If so, then make your own invitations. If you don't have time to make your own invitation then purchase printed custom invitations. Don''t forget you can find coordinating stamps to match your invitations or party theme. If snail mail is not your cup of tea then use an online invitation service such as To help with your planning make a guest list to keep track of your R.S.V.P. replies.
  3. Adding accessories can help add fun to the party! Look for posters, decorations, table decorations, coordinating party ware, games, stickers, name tags, and other items to help your guests enjoy the theme of the party. Have your guests dress up to match the theme such as wearing pajamas for a pajama party or wearing a Halloween costume for a Halloween theme. Do you need any prizes or gifts?
  4. Consider creating or finding score cards that match your theme. Decorate your Bunco tables with themed table cards. A handy idea is to purchase photo holders, photo frames or note card holders to hold your Bunco table cards.
  5. Plan your menu and beverages to fit into your theme. Put together a shopping list of food and beverages that you would like to provide.
  6. Have fun and be creative with your party theme. Your guests will appreciate your time and effort in making your Bunco party fun and eventful.

Help Your Guests With Table Cards

My Bunco group loves the Bunco table cards that I have designed. We set a card on each table and the cards help the players transition from table to table.Table cards are a fun way to decorate your table. I have designed many styles with different looks and themes.


Bunco Bells - Add some sparkle - Add some fun to the head table by ringing a cow bell or using a bike horn.

Add some bling or sparkle to your Bunco event with a decorated Bunco Bell. Are you crafty? Have fun and decorate your Bunco bell with some hearts, rhinestones or other accessory. Instead of ringing a bunco bell why not wake up your Bunco group with a cow bell or a bicycle horn!

Add duct tape to your water bottles
Add duct tape to your water bottles

Duct tape party idea!

Add style to your water bottles!

Add some style to your water bottles by wrapping the bottle with fun and colorful duct tape. Don't forget to have a marker on hand, so guests can write their name on their bottle. Picture courtesy of designdazzle.blogspot.

Photo was taken by Tea & Jam Photography:
Photo was taken by Tea & Jam Photography:

Creative Way To Use Cupcake Wrappers

For a fun food decorating idea use some fun cupcake wrappers. Use when making cupcakes or use to decorate clear beverage cups.

Do you plan on serving cut up vegetables, peanuts, popcorn, candy or some other fun finger food?

You can add a nice fun touch to some clear plastic cups by adding a colorful or fun cupcake wrapper.

Simply insert a cupcake wrapper inside your clear plastic cups and now your guests have an attractive way to hold finger food.

Photo was taken by Tea & Jam Photography:

Mustache Cupcake Liner Printable

Print out your own black mustache cupcake liner.

New - Pink Mustache Cupcake Liner

I had so much fun with the black mustache cupcake liner that I created a pink version. Print out your own pink mustache cupcake liner.

Bunco  Snacks
Bunco Snacks

Snacks for your party.

Serve your snacks in plastic cups lined with cupcake wrappers. Or serve you snacks in a martini glass. Click on the photo to look at a wide assortment of Chex Mix recipes.

Oreo Cheesecake Bites
Oreo Cheesecake Bites

Oreo Cheesecake Bites

Serve your guest some bite size dessert. Click on the photo for a recipe for Oreo Cheesecake Bites. Serve these at your next party!

Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle
Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle

Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle

Looking for a dessert idea? Why not try this Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle! by Jamie Hinckley at

Click on the photo to get this recipe.

Irish Cream
Irish Cream

Make your own Irish Cream

Idea For St. Patricks Day or Any Day!

Click on the photo to learn how to make your own Irish Cream from "Taste of Home". You can serve this at your party or make some as gifts.

"Add some creamy goodness to your cup of joe with a splash of this alcohol-free version of the Irish favorite." -Marcia Severson, Hallock, Minnesota -

Pajama slipper cookies
Pajama slipper cookies

Pajama Party

Don't forget your fuzzy slippers!

Ask your guests to wear their pajamas, fuzzy slippers and robes and chill out at a pajama party. Award prizes for most comfortable, most festive, most creative, and most naughty or nice pajamas.

For a different menu why not serve breakfast? Make up some tasty pancakes or cook a breakfast casserole. Serve up Holiday Mimosas - - cranberry juice, orange juice and champagne.

Click on the cookies to learn how to make cute slipper cookies using peanut butter cookies. Photo source:

How often do you play Bunco?

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    • Art Inspired profile image

      Art Inspired 3 years ago

      @PennyHowe: Go Bunco Centavo! Keep on having fun with Bunco.

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      PennyHowe 3 years ago

      More great ideas. You have gotten my creative juices running. We play Bunco twice a month and am always looking for ideas. Thanks and have a great day (Que tenga un buen dia!).

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      Peggy Hazelwood 4 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Funny ideas for livening up Bunco parties.

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      Malu Couttolenc 4 years ago

      A Bunco themed party is an awesome idea! I loved this page. Sometimes when organizing a party I run out of ideas and got los of them by reading your article on Bunco parties :)

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      askformore lm 4 years ago

      Very funny! Thank you for sharing.

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      Art Inspired 4 years ago

      @mrknowitall54321: Yes, Bunco is a fun game to play. Having a theme to the party adds to the laughter.

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      mrknowitall54321 4 years ago

      Fantastic lens, Sound like fun

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      niels010 4 years ago

      Squidlike your lens! nice :) Bunco seems new to me...

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      Art Inspired 4 years ago

      @AlleyCatLane: Yes, Bunco is a fun game to play with your friends. Thanks for visiting. Make it a great day!

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      AlleyCatLane 4 years ago

      I have never heard of Bunco. Sounds like a fun time.

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      Art Inspired 4 years ago

      @floppypoppygift1: Thanks for the great comments. Make it a great day!

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      floppypoppygift1 4 years ago

      Bunco is a great way for people to get-together in a fun and no-pressure social way. You sure do have some good ideas for Bunco fun! Cheers~cb

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      Art Inspired 4 years ago

      @kimark421: Thanks for the visit. Keep on snacking!

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      TonfaGuy 4 years ago

      What a great lens.



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      Art Inspired 4 years ago

      @kimark421: Thanks for the visit. Keep on snacking!

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      kimark421 4 years ago

      Great lens! I like the snacks best of all. Yummy!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 5 years ago from United States

      It has been many years since I played Bunco, but these are awesome theme ideas for bunco. We had a weekly Bunco game, but never had themed parties. What fun that would be!

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      Torrs13 5 years ago

      I played this game a couple times a long time ago and really enjoyed it!!! Great lens!

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      shewins 5 years ago

      What fun! These ideas will really punch up the party!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Liked this lens. I think it could probably be about three lenses though .. if you wanted to. Angel blessed!

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      jackhop 5 years ago

      Fun lens to read, thanks :)

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      sunlightseer 5 years ago

      Great Ideas! I like Bunco a lot but have never played with a theme, they sound like loads of fun. Great lens.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Very creative ideas and a fun sounding party game - I think it deserves a blessing.

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      zeff789 5 years ago

      now i know what a bunco party is

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      Heidi Vincent 5 years ago from GRENADA

      Interesting party idea!

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      AlexanderTurner 5 years ago

      Very creative lens! Though, never heard about that game till today, sounds like fun! Enjoy Squidoo

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      Chocolatealchemy 5 years ago from London, United Kingdom

      What a fabulous Lens - and this only your first! Enjoy your Squidoo journey. Bunco is new to me - sounds such fun.

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      Earnlat 5 years ago

      Really creative and artistic layout!

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      maryLuu 5 years ago

      Welcome to Squidoo!

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      BWenning 5 years ago

      Great first lens!

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      SheilaMilne 5 years ago from Kent, UK

      Bunco is new to me, but it sounds like fun. :)

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      lewisgirl 5 years ago

      I think you are off to a great start. I have been to one Bunco party. They are fun! Nice ideas.

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      Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

      I had not heard of Bunco before, but you look like you had a lot of fun writing the lens and coming up with ideas. Well done!

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      poldepc lm 5 years ago

      nice lens...well done