Gilmore Girls viewing party – 10 things you have to have!

OK, hands up, who’s stupidly excited about the return of Rory and Lorelai? If you’ve no idea what I’m on about then you might want to read a different post, maybe this one? For all you die hard GG fans, keep reading as I’m going to share the ten things you need to host the ultimate Gilmore Girls viewing party.

Have you seen the trailer? Of course you have! But you’re going to watch it again, aren’t you? I can tell 😉

Right, so here we go, are you ready

1.Your best GG fan girls

You cannot have a Gilmore Girls viewing party without your fellow GG lovers. Set a date for your viewing party and if it’s for the new ones A Year In The Life then make it on the actual night it’s released of make a pact to wait and all watch them together at a later date. For the latter you all must love each other a whole lot to wait!



Self explanatory. Any GG party has to involved food and pizza is right up there with coffee when it comes to what is synonymous to Rory and Lorelai.

3. Bingo cards

Add even more fun to you night and play Gilmore Girls Bingo. Check out these downloadable bingo cards or you can even turn it into a drinking game though that could get a little messy.


Gilmore Girls Bingo Printables –


Gilmore Girls Bingo

4. Pop Tarts

So you can buy them, which let’s be honest that is exactly what Lorelai would do, but if you’re feeling particularly creative you can make your own, like these beauties.


These awesome homemade Pop Tarts are by Hello Glow,  I’m wondering whether to try and make mini pop tart pops, OR I might just buy Pop Tarts and a load of sweets instead 😉


5. The Rory

Remember when Emily threw a birthday party for Rory and even named a cocktail after her? Well, you too can drink a Rory, check out how here.

6. MORE food – take out

Yes, I know I’ve mentioned food already BUT this is the Gilmore Girls we’re talking about, there can never be enough food. Whether it’s take out, tacos, or just loads of sugary sweets, you need to annoy Luke and get loads of junk food for your party.

Check out these awesome take out boxes by PaperConfete! You can download them and make your own.

gilmore girls viewing party


7. Fan girl t-shirts

Whether you make your own or buy them here are a few of my favourites..





8. Coffee or at least coffee cake!

You can’t channel you’re inner Lorelai without lots of coffee, whether it’s hot coffee, iced or even coffee cake, there has to be a nod to the good stuff at your party.

Check out this awesome coffee cart by A Beautiful Mess!



9. Whose team are you? 

This is a big deal and something every GG fan will have an opinion on, which guy should Rory end up with (you have to choose between Dean, Logan and Jess, you can’t opt out and be wishy washy saying that maybe it’s someone she hasn’t met yet.

Whether you have t-shirts, badges, or cups with your team on, make it something fun. Of course we all know which Team is the right Team, don’t we… 😉


Team Jess pin – Greenwich Letterpress

10. Decor!

Make sure your living room looks the part. There are so many cool GG printables out there, like these from 


blog-tableHere’s a

Here’s a direct download link

You can even do a GG photo booth with these cool props available from GenuineDesignCo’s Etsy Store, digital download versions are available here.

Gilmore Girl Photo Booth Props - GenuineDesignCo

Gilmore Girl Photo Booth Props – GenuineDesignCo

I’m throwing a GG viewing party with some fellow GG fangirls so keep an eye out for my post about it in the coming weeks. Let me know if you throw one, I’d love to hear about it.

For more ideas check out our Gilmore Girls Pinterest board


morganaGilmore Girls viewing party – 10 things you have to have!


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  • Hayley @hayleyfromhome - November 22, 2016 reply

    100% team Jess! I am so excited for the new episodes, this is such a fab post Morgana! I have been messaging all my GG loving friends all week with so many Gilmore Girls posts…will be sending them this one now! Pop tarts? How did I ever think I could watch it without pop tarts?!
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  • Imogene Reynolds - November 23, 2016 reply

    I’m so unsure between Jess and Logan, I love them both, ahh!
    But I totally love all of this and wish I was attending a party – how cool! Looks like a girly sleepover party hehe! Xx

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