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Here are 21 outdoor graduation decoration ideas that would be suitable for seniors:
Giant inflatable graduation caps: These can be placed on the lawn or near the stage as a fun and playful decoration.
Graduation banner: Hang a banner with the graduate’s name and class year on it, or create a banner with a congratulatory message.
Streamers and balloons: Use streamers and balloons in the school’s colors to add some extra flair to the outdoor space.
Lawn signs: Place lawn signs throughout the area to direct guests to the graduation ceremony.
Paper lanterns: Hang paper lanterns in the school’s colors from trees or poles to create a festive atmosphere.
Tiki torches: Tiki torches can add a tropical touch to an outdoor graduation ceremony.
Lawn games: Set up lawn games like cornhole or giant Jenga for guests to play before or after the ceremony.
Umbrellas: Provide guests with umbrellas in case of rain, or use them as decoration by placing them in pots or hanging them from trees.
Flower pots: Place flower pots filled with the school’s colors around the outdoor space for a colorful touch.
String lights: Hang string lights around the outdoor space for a warm, cozy atmosphere.
Candles: Use candles to add ambiance to the outdoor space, particularly if the ceremony takes place in the evening.
Tree garland: Hang a garland made of the school’s colors around a tree to add some extra cheer.
Garden flags: Place garden flags in the school’s colors throughout the outdoor space.
Graduation hats made of flowers: Create graduation hats out of flowers and place them around the outdoor space.
Table decorations: Use table decorations like centerpieces and place settings in the school’s colors.
Backdrops: Set up a backdrop for photos with the graduate, such as a banner or balloon arch.
Graduation cap topiary: Create topiaries in the shape of graduation caps and place them around the outdoor space.
Carpet runner: Use a carpet runner in the school’s colors to add some polish to the outdoor space.
Graduation cap lawn stakes: Place lawn stakes in the shape of graduation caps throughout the outdoor space.
Class year yard signs: Place yard signs with the graduating class year throughout the outdoor space.
Graduation cap door hangers: Hang graduation cap door hangers on doors or gates to add a fun touch.