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Mitzvah Inspire: March Madness

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.



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.



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



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



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

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

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



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:



From for March Madness

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

 Jaylor Party Favors has created many basketball logo’d wearables

Marcus Madness created by

 Many March Madness options from A Promos USA




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



Flower Power Designs created place cards that looked like sports tickets

Wow Creations used college logos on each place card

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

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



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



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 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



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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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



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



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

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

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

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



Some fun movie madness to enjoy.




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




Some sweet offerings for the post game festivities.



Sweet Grace designed a basketball cake for a Bar Mitzvah boy

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


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

 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 [email protected].



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