Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life will be released on November 25. Celebrate the premiere and all thing Gilmore with these amazing ideas including the best Gilmore Girls party invitations, Gilmore Girl themed drink recipes, Gilmore printable decor, and Gilmore food ideas!
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GILMORE GIRLS Revival
The Gilmores are coming the Gilmores are coming!
The official revival Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life was released on Netflix on November 25, 2016. The show consists of four 90-minute episodes, “Winter.” “Spring,” “Summer” and “Fall.”
It's a great way to catch up with all the Stars Hollow characters, the light-speed conversations, and the supreme sarcasm. (Netflix began steaming Gilmore Girls in 2014. You can watch all seven season of the show plus the revival!)
The Ultimate Gilmore Girls Party
Need another reason to celebrate all thing Gilmore? I've gathered the best free printable invitations, everyone's favorite Gilmore themed drinks, adorable Gilmore printable decor, and easy Gilmore food ideas so you can host the ultimate Gilmore Girls bash to kick off the premiere!
Gilmore Girls Party Invitations
Invitations set the stage for the perfect Gilmore Girls celebration. I designed three different invitations you can use to customize your celebration. Each invite is based on a Gilmore Girls quote.
Invite 1 – Super Cool Party People Invitations
Super Cool Party People, Season 6, Episode 20 – “Super cool party people bid ya super cool adieu… That's how you were saying goodbye to people at the wedding.” – Sookie
Download the Super Cool Party People Invitations in my free printable library and print them double sided on colored card stock.
Invite 2 – Drink Like a Gilmore Invitations
You’ve Been Gilmored, Season 6, Episode 14 – “You don't skip the one activity that makes the rest of the evening miraculously tolerable. The drinks fortify us. The drinks give us strength. The drinks get us drunk..” – Lorelai
Download the Drink Like a Gilmore Invitations in my free printable library and print them double sided on your choice of colored card stock.
Invite 3 – You’ve Been Gilmored Invitations
That Damn Donna Reed …, Season 1, Episode 14 – “So…it’s a show?” – Dean “It’s a lifestyle.” – Rory “It’s a religion.” – Lorelai
Download the Gilmored Invitations in my free printable library and print them double sided on your choice of colored card stock.
More Easy Invitation Ideas
Check Etsy for more adorable Gilmore Girls invitations and printables!
Gilmore Girls Drinks
Gilmore Girls love their liquor! The perfect Gilmore Girls celebration needs great libations. These drink recipes are each based on a beverage featured in a classic Gilmore Girls episode.
Founders Day Punch
But I'm A Gilmore, Season 5, Episode 19 – “The smell of these tacos is making me nauseous.” – Paris “No, no, no. That's the quart of Patty's non-FDA-approved Founder's Day punch you drank last night.” – Lorelai
Miss Patty's non-FDA-approved Founder's Day Punch - Gilmore Girls Drink Recipe
- 1 cup dark rum
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- grenadine splash
- orange slice for garnish
Combine all ingredients, chill and serve over ice.
Twenty-One is the Loneliest Number, Season 6, Episode 7 – “Your signature drink. I had the bartender concoct it for you. It's called “Rory”. It's got champagne, vodka, pineapple juice, and grenadine.” – Emily
The signature pink drink from Rory's 21st birthday party. Gilmore Girls Drinks
- 1 oz vodka or raspberry vodka
- 2 oz pineapple Juice
- 1 tsp grenadine
- 2 oz Champagne
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add vodka, Chambord, pineapple juice, and grenadine. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass with a pink sugar rim. Top with champagne.
Spiked Candy-Cane Coffee
Santa's Secret Stuff, Season 7, Episode 11 – “Candy-cane coffee was supposed to be my treat. This coffee is no treat. Let's face it — this is un-candy-cane-coffee coffee, and it's totally un-bucking up my spirits.” – Lorelai
Candy cane coffee is a Gilmore Girl favorite. This spiked version is perfect for holiday parties.
- 1/2 oz peppermint schnapps
- 1 oz Kahlua
- 6 oz black coffee (hot or cold)
- whipped cream (optional garnish)
- peppermint stick (optional garnish)
Combine schnapps, Kahlua, and coffee in a large mug or glass. Microwave to desired temperature if serving warm or add ice to serve cold. Top with whipped cream and peppermint stick if desired.
Gilmore Girls Food
Gilmore Girls love take-out which makes preparing food for a Gilmore Girls party easy-peasy! Order pizza, Chinese food, burgers, tacos or all of the above and serve them right in the take out containers.
Junk Food Recipes
There's the Rub …, Season 2, Episode 16 – “People don’t realize it, but it takes years of training to eat the way we do.” – Lorelai
Gilmore Girls Party Décor
From semi-pornographic, leering monkey lamps to furry alarm clocks the Lorelais have a crazy sense of decorating style. Add some Gilmore Girls décor to your party with these fun posters and printable Gilmore Girl Quotes.
Free Gilmore Girls Printables
The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton, Season 1, Episode 2 – “This is the last time I ever buy anything just because it's furry!” – Lorelai
No Cell Phones (Top Left) – Get the classic sign from Luke's Diner and forbid cell phones at your party. Grab the adorable free printable at Finding Stars Hollow.
You've Been Gilmored (Top Right) – It's official, you're a superfan! Let the world know with this poster from my free printable library.
Gilmore Girl Quotes (Bottom Left) – Gilmore Girl quotes are the best! Print out your favorites from this collection of 21 Free Printable Gilmore Girl Quotes.
I'd Rather Be (Bottom Right) – Love Stars Hollow? Let the world know with this free poster from Jane.
Stars Hollow Take Out Boxes (Above) – Serve your favorite treats in these free printable takeout boxes from Bren Did.
Throw Your Own Gilmore Girls Revival Party
I hope these ideas help you throw a fabulous Gilmore Girls Premiere Party. I can't wait for November 25 and a trip back to Stars Hollow!
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