Designing a flyer for an event or a party? Jump start your next, festive design project with a professionally designed template! Whether you're looking for a foundation to help you start or a finalized party flyer design, check out this list of stylish event flyer templates.
Working with a template can be handy for so many reasons. First, and most obviously, you can save yourself time, if you find just the right design. Having some versatile party flyer templates in your arsenal can prove to be super handy for a whole host of design situations. A great template can work for more than one flyer.
In this article, we'll look at some awesome, free event flyers that you can download and use to your heart's content. Before we dig in, let's look at some premium options for inspiration and your consideration.
Why Use a Premium Flyer Template?
We're all trying to do things on a budget—I get it. Free is a perfect price, especially if we find exactly what our project needs at that perfect price tag. But, that's often way easier said than one. A free event flyer can mean time consuming searches, as well as added edits and customizations to make things work just right.
Don't worry though. We're going to look at some awesome freebies. I encourage you to think about the pros and cons that come with free versus premium content.
When you turn to premium content, it often means faster searches—find what you need in a snap. Filter your results by a host of different factors, like software. Premium content also tends to have more options, in general. And you'll have high resolution files, ready to go. There's so many party flyer designs to check out, for example.
If this sounds like your jam, check out Envato Elements. It's an awesome resource with thousands and thousands of assets—event flyers, party flyers, but also graphics, audio, video, and much more.
With Envato Elements, you're looking at this giant collection of assets for one fee—unlimited downloads, all for that one, flat fee. That means you could try as many event flyer templates out as you want. Mix them, match them, it's all included.
It's as simple as finding the content you'd like to try out, downloading it, and then opening it up in the applicable software. Whether Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, or Microsoft Word is your preferred application, there's content on Envato Elements.
Search, download, and experiment to your heart's content.
5 Best Premium Party and Event Flyer Templates from Envato Elements
So, let's peek at some of the fun party and event flyer designs over on Envato Elements. Consider picking one up, or sit back and enjoy some design inspiration from these sample event flyers:
Designing for a marathon or an event that involves exercise, dancing, or another physical activity? Check out this flyer. It's 100% vector, meaning you can scale it without worrying about loss of quality. This one works with both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop too.
Check out this versatile template. While it comes with New Year text, by default, this could work for a wide variety of projects. From names to holidays, the text here's clean, well laid out, and easy to customize for your next project.
Looking for some summer fun? This fun and colorful flyer could be a great fit for so many summer festivities. Remember, you can easily customize this content too. Prefer a different graphical focal point? Swap it out in Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator.
Fall is such an awesome time of year. This template makes the most out of warm, welcoming, fall colors. That said, this versatile template doesn't have to be stuck in the fall. Change colors, move assets, and easily make this one your own.
This flyer is simple, clean, and a lot of fun. The stylized graphics and the bold text make the statement here clear—it's time to eat. But imagine this one with a different graphical focal point. This could work for a whole host of events, whether they're about good eats or not.
5 Best Event and Party Flyer Templates from GraphicRiver
But let's say you're not into one subscription for a big collection of assets. Maybe you prefer your assets a la cart, a one-time purchase only. In that case, check out GraphicRiver. Here, you can selectively buy and download only the event and party flyers that you need. It's that easy.
The benefit here is that you get exactly what you want—no subscription, no fuss. It's a one-time transaction. So, all you need to do is checkout, download, and you're ready to go. Simple, right?
Before we jump into some free event flyer offerings, let's look at some of the awesome offerings over on GraphicRiver:
Looking to promote an artist or musician? Check out this beautiful flyer template. Open it up in Adobe Photoshop and easily make your edits. This one could work well for a whole host of entertainment related scenarios, too.
Check out this template. While it was designed with DJs in mind, the retro flare here could serve so many events well. Looking for something for a party? How about a meet and greet or another artist focused event? Sky's the limit.
Looking for a classy approach? The black and red here make such a powerful statement. Jump right into this party flyer PSD design, in Adobe Photoshop, and easily customize the layout to make it your own.
Love color? Check out this fun and energetic design. There's a lot of emphasis on a photo and big, bold type too. This one could be a perfect fit for an event, show, concert, act, or party revolving around a specific person.
How fun is this color scheme? Great thing is, this template is easy to edit too. If you prefer things differently, open it up in Adobe Photoshop, and make some adjustments.
20 Best Party and Event Flyer Templates For Free
Now, let's dig into some free event flyer templates, available for download right now. Pick up a few and add them to your collection today:
Looking for something to show off your film or movie themed event? This flyer might be the right fit. It's free. You can even edit it in Microsoft Word.
Looking for a collection of versatile templates that you can mix, match, and customize, all absolutely free? Well, give this link a look. There's PDFs and Microsoft Word ready documents.
Having a sale or looking for a flyer with really fun pops of color? Download the free PSD file and start editing—it's A4 size, high resolution, and it's free. As far as free event flyer templates go, this one is awesome.
Looking for some content suitable to sports, outdoors, and other energetic events? Check out the link, above. This template is fun, customizable, high resolution, and full of energy.
Having a party? Or, at least, designing for one? This flyer design template could easily be adapted for other events too, like performances, concerts, and so much more.
How about something for a food or wine festival? This template is ready to go for a beer themed event. But it could also work for wine tasting, food themed events, restaurant openings, and other events too.
What a fun template, right? This one also works well if you've got a lot of information to share and want to highlight some eye-catching photography. Easily swap out the imagery and customize this one to meet your project goals.
Looking for a different visual take on a food festival event flyer? Maybe you're having a barbecue, a picnic, or even an outdoor event. It's got a welcoming, wood texture, and features a whole bunch of tasty eats.
Looking for a different take on a movie event flyer? Having a screening, or maybe even a movie themed birthday party? This one is easy to customize in Microsoft Word. Add your dates, add your times, and even add what you'll be viewing, in a snap.
How about something summery and fresh? This versatile template could work for so many different parties, events, and more. It already showcases food, drinks, and a portrait. It could be mixed and matched in so many ways.
Love in the air? Designing for a school dance, couple's party, or other event with plenty of love? This template has high resolution and is ready to edit in Adobe Photoshop.
Have a music themed project? Working with an indie group or local performance group? This template might be the right fit for your event's needs. Not only that, The design itself is versatile. It could work for so many different projects.
How stylish is the split color in this design? There's such fun typography in this one too. Download it now and customize it to meet your project's needs. Replace the photos, change the colors, and more.
This flyer template is perfect for the winter holidays, but it's got plenty to offer us year-round, too. Swap out the imagery and you could have the perfect template for an icy, frozen themed birthday party.
Check out this vibrant, colorful template. It's all ready for your new year's celebration, but this one could be adapted to any holiday, any party, any event. Open it in Photoshop and add your own content. It's that easy.
How about something vintage and illustrative? This template is a bit of both. It's got a stylish, black and white look. But it also features some vintage illustration work.
Looking to send out invitations for your music themed event or party? This template might be what you're looking for—and it's free too. Jump in and add your own date, time, imagery, and more in Adobe Photoshop.
This template has bold pops of color, bright green, on a textured, black party flyer background design. It's perfect for showcasing more than one act for your event. Or, maybe you'd prefer to showcase more than one cuisine, actor, or celebrity.
Having an event for Valentine's Day? This one is especially for you. In pink, gold, and black, it's ready for your date and your content. Or customize it with different colors and imagery to meet your project's needs.
This type is bold and eye catching. If you're looking to make a loud statement, this template might be right up your alley. Download it now and jump into Adobe Photoshop to test this one out with your own type.
5 Quick Tips to Make Great Party and Event Flyer Designs for 2020
Curious about how to make a flyer for an event?
Now that we've taken a look at a whole host of awesome flyer templates, let's talk a little bit about what makes a flyer great. Having a great template helps a lot. But it's even more beneficial to understand a little bit about how it ticks. This can further empower you, as you work to customize and create the right composition for your project.
Here's five quick party flyer ideas to keep in mind:
1. Think About Your Composition's Emphasis
Where do your eyes go, when you first see this composition? Take a moment to think about that. What parts of the composition really command your attention, and which feel more supplemental?
The hot dog commands a lot of attention because the shape and the orangey color stand out. But, the word "BBQ" also stands out. Why? Because it's really large on the page.
It's important to think about your Emphasis in a composition. This is your focal point. Think about where you want your viewer's eyes to go, right off the bat. Where should they look and what should they potentially see to grab their attention or interest?
2. Remember, Visuals Speak Too
Our designs are more than what they say with text. Your choice of color, imagery, format, orientation, and more can make such a difference in your composition.
For example, imagine a party flyer in drab, muted colors. This could communicate quite differently from a composition with saturated, vibrant colors. One might feel a lot more full of life and excitement, as opposed to the other, which could feel like a quieter affair.
3. Think About Hierarchy
In design, when we talk about hierarchy, we're often talking about a visual importance in a composition. Don't worry, it's not as complicated as it might sound.
Look at the composition below. What information would you consider complementary? For example, look at the place for the event's URL. Notice that it commands less visual importance over the date—which, arguably, is more important information for the viewer to see at first. We can use things like Scale to help promote a sense of hierarchy in our designs. (In this case, the date is larger and bolder, while the URL is smaller, much more like a whisper.)
4. Color Is a Big Deal
Color is often more complicated than just choosing our favorites. Even in a composition that's rather simple and clean, color can make a big statement. For example, let's picture the composition below, but in grays. It might not feel like a sunny composition anymore. Instead, we might be left with something with a gloomy, rainy look and feel.
Here, we've got yellows, sea greens, and salmon colors. They're light, and they're on a clean, white background. Sometimes, less is more, especially when the colors we're using communicate well and work together so nicely.
5. Think About Movement
Movement often refers to how our eyes move within the composition. Lots of things can visually imply movement. For example, in the composition below, notice how the split between the pink and the blue really directs our eyes. They contrast and they point in a direction. It also splits the composition.
Take note of where your eyes move in your composition. Then, you can use this information to your advantage.
Looking for More Flyer Templates?
Want to check out even more event or party flyer template designs? There's plenty more to see. Check out some more roundups, options, and collections for inspiration:
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- Marketing35+ Business Flyer Templates (Creative Layout Designs & Industry-Specific Templates)Marc Schenker
- Flyers20 Best Examples of Business Flyer Designs (For 2019)Sarah Joy
Learn More About Flyer Design
Want to learn more about flyer design? Curious about what makes a great design, or maybe you'd like to try creating a design of your own, from scratch. Check out these awesome tutorials from Envato Tuts+. They'll help you get started.
- Microsoft WordHow to Quickly Make Great Flyers in Word (With Pro Template Designs)Alexis (Lexi) Rodrigo
- TemplatesHow to Make a Marketing Flyer Template in InDesignLaura Keung
- FlyersHow to Create a 60s Retro Flyer DesignLaura Keung
Get the Word Out About Your Event With a Professional Flyer Design in 2020!
Thanks so much for checking out these flyer designs. I hope they brought some inspiration and new resources to your design tool kit.
Ready to get this party started and create some awesome content? Remember, a jump start is a click away. Whether you're looking for more inspiration or a premium design, there are plenty of professional event flyer designs on Envato Elements. Prefer a single design for your event flyer project? Remember to check out GraphicRiver.
Good luck and happy designing—here's hoping both your event and your flyer are one to remember!
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