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Mitzvah Inspire: March Madness

March has arrived and this means only one thing…March Mitzvah Madness.

If you have a child who enjoys playing basketball or watching the excitement of the popular NCAA college tournament on TV, we have some really great ideas to include in your celebration.

Always a popular theme, here’s our full court press of creative ideas.

 

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Melissa Imberman from The Event of a Lifetime, Inc. brought us this unique idea which we have never seen before! At a recent basketball themed Bat Mitzvah, the two grandfathers participated in a “jump ball” which determined who got to recite the Motzi.

 

 

March Madness Melissa Imberman

Refs stand by as the grandfathers go for the jump ball!

 

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Get all the important party information with these clever basketball inspired invitations.

 

 

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 This basketball themed invitation from the The Invitation Lady includes a textured card and a side slot for details

Dear Friends March Madness

Dear Friends delivers a slam dunk with this actual basketball invitation that arrived in a box

March Madness Elegantly Stated

 Elegance, sophistication and basketball were the elements used for this special Bat Mitzvah invitation. Elegantly Stated and their letterpress vendor Spark Stationery Love

 

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Sports is a popular Bar and Bat Mitzvah theme and the logo is a good starting point that could be used on favors, menu cards, Gobos…and more! Take a look at these logos below:

 

 

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From MazelTovGear.com for March Madness

March Madness: Gotham T shirts

 Designed by Gotham T-shirts for a Bar Mitzvah logo and shirt favors

Jaylor Party Favors: March Madness

 Jaylor Party Favors has created many basketball logo’d wearables

thecoolestgiveaways.com: March Madness

Marcus Madness created by thecoolestgiveaways.com

A Promos USA: March Madness

 Many March Madness options from A Promos USA

 

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Where are my seats for the “Big Dance?” Check out these clever place cards.

 

 

March Madness Flower Power Designs

Flower Power Designs created place cards that looked like sports tickets

March Madness Wow Creations

Wow Creations used college logos on each place card

Miller place cards

The Miller Family Spotlight featured a March Madness theme and used used stand up place cards from Parties by Debi

March Madness Ruth Ridgeway Designs

 Ruth Ridgeway Designs created ticket place cards along with a 3-D background featuring favorite college teams for “Matt Madness”

 

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For non-stop hoops action, check out these great interactive options that will make your guests hoping for overtime!

 

 

March Madness: Urban Hoops
From Interactive Entertainment Group, this fun interactive hi-tech basketball game is enclosed with authentic chain link fencing. The backboard is made to look like the side of a brick apartment building. All graphics on the scoreboard can be customized including the background image and two places for logos or photos. Music is queued to play themed tunes

Simon Elliot Events: March Madness

 Simon Elliot Events is the creator of “Mitzvah Madness” where players can simultaneously face-off  and are given 60 seconds to score as many baskets as possible. The highest score for each round will determine a winner for the round and will update the overall tournament leader board. Tournament is run by two professional attendants dressed as basketball referees and can be customized with a picture of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah child and their logo

 

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Transform your venue into March Madness with some of these great ideas for centerpieces and room decor.

 

 

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Emily Whitman of Fantasy Creations worked with Jersey Street Furniture to create a room where you feel like you were sitting court side

March Madness: United Floral

For this “Bar Knicksvah” themed Bar Mitzvah, United Floral Events brought in two hoops which were at both ends of the dance floor and decorated them with basketballs and flowers

Hal Prince/March Madness

Hal Prince Music & Entertainment provided the fun for this Bar Mitzvah with centerpieces by Diana Gould Ltd

Make A Ball

Make-a-Ball allows you to put your picture and/or logo on a variety of sports balls which can be used as part of your decor

March Madness Ultimate Gaga

This basketball themed Mitzvah took place at Ultimate 575
Photo Credit: Denisimo Photo and Video

Balloon Aristry March madness

Balloon Artistry created a centerpiece with cutout photos of Bar Mitzvah boy and a college player for this March Madness themed celebration

  LTA March Madness
Lighter Than Air and Party Harty transformed a temple ballroom into a hoop dream with this great decor

March Madness Candy

Make your decor irresistible with Covered in Candy who used basketballs and initials covered in candy with basketball colors

AJH Entertainment March Madness

AJH Entertainment is the music entertainment at a celebration which uses a basketball floor decal

 Total Party March Madness

Total-Party dresses up this Mitzvah with a basketball themed centerpiece

PRI Productions Gator themed tablescape

A total Gator themed table setting from a Bar Mitzvah by PRI Productions

Marquis Floral: March Madness

Kim of Marquis Florals was the Party Planner for this Bar Mitzvah which featured a Basketball court as a dance floor.
Graphics by Unlimited Exposures

 

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Let’s not forget it’s sometimes the small details we remember the most!

 

 

Sarah Merians yarmulkes

Sarah Merians Photography & Video was at a Bar Mitzvah celebration where the theme began with the yarmulkes!

March Mitzvah maybesew

Maybesew totally unique kippah made out of a t-shirt from your favorite team

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 Jennifer Hershey Events in Westport, Connecticut was the designer for this “Bring On The Madness” celebration featuring these menu cards
Photo Credit: Peter Oberc

March Madness Life the Place to Be

Travesties Entertainment provided this photo from a celebration at Life… the place to be of a very creative sign in idea

 

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Some fun movie madness to enjoy.

 

 

 Spot On PIctures: March Madness

 From Spot On Pictures, here’s a basketball themed montage for Jordan!
Watch here

 

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Some sweet offerings for the post game festivities.

 

 

Sweet Grace Basketball cake

Sweet Grace designed a basketball cake for a Bar Mitzvah boy

March Madness Sands Atlantic Beach
The Sands Atlantic Beach hooped it up with a basketball themed cake for this Bat Mitzvah girl

Eleni's Cookies 

What a treat for your guests from Eleni’s Cookies which bakes cookies in the shape of basketballs and are delicious, nut free and Kosher

Jimmy Dee: March Madness

 From Jimmy Dee Entertainment, this March Madness celebration took place at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel

Did you have any March Madness ideas in your Mitzvah celebration? Email us at info@mitzvahmarket.com.

 

 


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