Get everyone excited about your dinner party by designing a great invitation on Canva

Design an invite that fits your dinner theme

Planning to host a dinner party soon? Excellent food and party arrangements aren’t enough. Take a step forward and create the hype for your event with a great invitation. Whether you are throwing a dinner to honor someone, celebrate a birthday, or anything else, at Canva, you’ll find invitation layouts that will fit any and every theme!

Our team of professional artists have designed layouts with different themes and styles, apt for every menu and mood. Browse through our templates, start by picking an invite and adding your share of garnish with Canva’s intuitive design tools. Before you ask, creating a customized invite in Canava is completely free!

Design an impressive dinner invite online in a few clicks

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own dinner invitation design.
  2. Choose from our library, hundreds of professionally designed templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your pictures, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Customize your dinner invitation in 4 simple steps

  1. Change the images. Upload your images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics, and illustrations.
  2. Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Pick a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

Add a personal touch to your invite with photos

Don’t restrict yourself to generic designs, create customized invitations with Canva by adding images from your personal collection. Give hints about the delicacies you’ll be serving, and if you don’t have the food pictures with you, fret not, because everything is present right here on Canva. Just, type the dish name on the search bar, choose an appropriate image and with a simple tap add it to the dinner invite. You can also add borders or align multiple images using grid and frame tool.

All Canva invitation templates feature moving words apt for a dinner party. However, you are at freedom to edit the text and replace it with your own personal words. As for text styling, you can change the font style, size, and color, and even highlight it using bold, italic, line and bullet feature.

Design a unique invitation from scratch

If you wish to create your dinner invitation from scratch, then Canva can be your perfect art board. We have templates to inspire you and easy-to-use designing tools to create an awesome invite.

Start with a blank layout, add background, images, and information about your dinner party. Helping you out is Canva’s media library with over a million images, vectors, and illustrations. Most of the elements provided are free, while only a few premium ones are priced at $1 for each one-time-use.

Invite your guests quickly and easily

After putting your heart and soul into creating a lovely dinner invite, it’s time now to send them to the invitees. With Canva you have the ease to send your invitations directly via social media platforms you prefer. With options like email, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, your invitation will reach on time.

If your guests are active on messaging apps like Whatsapp and Viber, you can download the invitation in JPG format and forward it as an image. In case, you want to handover the invite personally to guests, get high-resolution prints of your design by downloading it in recommended Print-PDF format.


Can I design a dinner invite in collaboration with colleagues and friends?

With Canva, you can share your design with friends and colleagues and get their feedback on the same. You can also give them edit access to your design while the invitation work is still in progress. All you have to do is click on the share tab, enter the email address of the person you want to share design with and check the ‘Can edit’ box.

Can I add elements like logo and map on my invitation?

Yes! At Canva you have full designing freedom to add any visual and text elements of your choice. If you wish to add images saved on your computer, upload them by clicking the green ‘Upload your own image’ tab and using the drag-and-drop feature to position it. This feature is free, and you can upload multiple images.

Can I reuse my dinner invitation?

All designs created on Canva gets automatically saved and you are free to edit them anytime. You can find all your previous designs in chronological order on your Canva account home page. Just, click on the design you want to reuse, make necessary edits, and your new invite will be ready in no time.