Today’s Quince Celebration
Whether you call it a Quinceaños, a Sweet Fifteen or a Sweet Sixteen, today’s celebration is a very special time.
For the family, it is a time to show off a beloved daughter to family and friends. It is a time to give thanks to God for that precious life. It is an opportunity for la familia to get together. And, just as important, it is a time to create a magnificent feast and a blast of a party.
From the quinceanera’s point-of-view, it is a time to get her best friends together for an unforgettably good time. It is an opportunity to dress up in a beautiful gown and be the center of attention for a day. It is a time to share with mom and dad, favored aunts and madrinas, special moments in the planning and organizing of this very extraordinary day. It is a time that she will remember forever.
Choosing a theme for the Quince or Sweet 16 can be a way to personalize the celebration. The theme choices are limited only by the girl’s imagination! The theme may revolve around the girl’s special interests, her dream fantasy or her unique style
Some popular motifs are: Stars, Butterflies, Fairies, Roses, Angels, and Snowflakes.
And, there are full-fledge themes that make the party a memorable experience for the guests, like:
- Carnival/Mardi Gras, Phantom of the Opera
- Arabian Nights/Aladdin, Under-the-Sea
- Fairytale Princess/Cinderella
- Precious Moments
- Winter Wonderland
- Garden Party, Safari, Luau
- A Night in Paris
- Music, Rock n Roll
Even though a Quince is a traditional celebration, customs vary. There is no one right way to do this. Each girl is unique and her celebration is a way to showcase her uniqueness!