How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Do you want to throw the best murder mystery dinner party that your friends and family have ever been to? Well, you've come to the right place! In this blog post, we will tell you everything you need to know about how to host a murder mystery dinner party. We will explain what a murder mystery dinner is and provide some tips on how to make your party a success. So whether you're a first-time host or an experienced pro, read on for all the information you need to throw a killer murder mystery dinner party!

What is a murder mystery dinner?

A live action version of the game Clue! A murder mystery dinner is a party where guests work together to solve a crime. typically, the host will provide a scenario and the guests will have to use their detective skills to figure out who did it. The host can either create their own murder mystery or use one of the many kits that are available here at Masters of Mystery. Murder mystery dinners are usually themed around a particular time period or setting, such as a 1920s speakeasy or a medieval castle.

How do murder mystery dinners work?

At the beginning of the party, the host will provide each guest with a character sheet. This sheet will contain information about their character, including their name, occupation, and background. The host will also provide each guest with a clue card. These cards are essential to solving the crime! Once everyone has their character sheets and clue cards, the host will read the scenario aloud. After the scenario has been read, the guests will have a chance to ask questions and share their theories about who did it. Once everyone has had a chance to share their theories, it's time to vote! The guest who correctly guesses the murderer, wins the game!

The Murder Mystery Dinner Party Kit;

Our murder mystery dinner party kits are the perfect way to throw an unforgettable party. It includes everything you need to host a successful event, from invitations and menus to character bios and crime scene photos. The kit also comes with a how-to guide that will walk you through every step of the process, from setting up the crime scene to serving the food.

If you're looking for a fun and unique way to entertain your guests, look no further than the murder mystery dinner party kit! It's the perfect way to add some intrigue and excitement to any gathering.


What is the best murder mystery theme?

The best murder mystery theme is one that will be enjoyed by all of your guests. Some popular themes include a 1920s speakeasy, a masquerade ball, or a country estate. If you're having trouble deciding on a theme we have a wide selection of murder mystery themes to choose from some of which you can see below.

What does the murder mystery host do?

The murder mystery host is responsible for creating the scenario, providing the character sheets and clue cards, and reading the scenario aloud. They will also need to facilitate the discussion and voting at the end of the party. The host can either create their own murder mystery or use one of the many kits that are available here at Masters of Mystery. The great news is with the kits at Masters of Mystery the host can join in on all of the fun, play a character, without ruining the ending.

How many players can be at a murder mystery dinner?

The number of guests will depend on the size of your home and how much space you have. For smaller gatherings, we recommend a minimum of 4-6 players. For larger parties, we recommend a maximum of 20 players.