I clearly remember my Sweet Sixteen birthday party. We held the party at Chicago State University, hired a DJ and professional photographer, all of my friends and family came, I even got a brand new sparkly dress to wear!
|The court performing a choreographed waltz|
A Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah are culturally celebrated in the Jewish community when a boy turns 13 and a girl turns 12, respectively.
This celebration also begins with a religious ceremony, although it is not required or needed to confer the rights and responsibilities the teen is charged with in their community.
The celebration continues with an elaborate party, which is held anywhere from a hotel ballroom to a yacht! Teens are becoming more and more creative with their party themes, choosing from their favorite color, sport, TV show, movie, etc.
|Soccer themed Bar Mitzvah|
|Under the Sea themed Bat Mitzvah|
Here's hoping this provided you a little inspiration for the special young person in your life,and the celebration to welcome them into the new phase of their life!