I usually seek out event approaches which are out of the ordinary and out of the box. I found that Youtube is certainly a wonderful source for such ideas. All you will have to do is browse Youtube and do a search for "birthday party tips" and you are going to find hours and hours worth of videos clips with countless excellent tips. The problem is, who has the time to view them all? So I am on a constant mission to gather some details so as to save me and also perhaps other people some time.
Here is an awesome video with some crazy party ideas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUlJSgYGmFw
I hope you see some good tips for your next gathering on Youtube!