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    Easy Graduation Gift and Party Ideas

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    Graduation season is in the air! Celebrate the new graduate with a party to get them ready for their next chapter of life. Whether you’re looking for party supplies or gifts or all of the above, Dollar General has everything to help conquer your graduation party shopping list

    Decor and Supplies 

    Select a color scheme for the celebration and plan accordingly with supplies and decor that coordinate. Gold, silver, black and white tend to be popular graduation colors. Or, show some school spirit with the grad’s current or future school colors. 

    Check out 321 Party! to find themed party platesnapkins, utensils and cups that come together for a cohesive theme and easy cleanup. Add marbleized balloons and a themed cake topper centerpiece for extra flair. Don’t forget the “congrats!” balloon banner and 2021 balloons for a festive finishing touch! 


    Graduation season falls right in line with summer, which makes it a perfect time to celebrate with a cookout or barbecue! Fire up the grill for a graduation feast including hot dogs, hamburgers and grilled veggies. 

    Consider trying our flavorful Better For You recipes like these Steak & Veggie Kabobs or a snack bar that includes treats like chips and this delicious Chipotle Bean Hummus. Our Guilt-Free Mac and Cheese is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. And for dessert, whip up a couple of batches of these Secret Ingredient Brownies and watch them disappear. Discover even more recipes with DG Easy Meals.


    Find gifts for the new graduate in one shopping trip. From tech to home decor, the guest of honor will love getting gifts that’ll come in handy wherever they’re headed. If your grad is going off to college, consider cozy blanketsLED lights to add a little vibe to a dull dorm room, Bluetooth speakers and headphones to soundtrack those marathon study sessions, or much-needed school supplies. Gift cards are also wonderful gifts. Don’t forget gift bags, tissue paper, wrapping paper, greeting cards and other gift packaging essentials

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    Making your graduate feel special can be easy and affordable. Check out these fun DIY projects to make the most of your celebration. DG has all your craft supplies and plenty more inspiration on our DG Crafts page.

    Celebrate your grad in style. For even more inspiration, be sure to check out our Tips & Hacks. DG is here to make it easy and affordable with great deals on everything from gifts to party decorations when you sign up for our DG Digital Coupons. Sign up today by clicking here or just visit the digital coupons gallery on the DG App.  

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