Sweet sixteen (birthday)

A sweet sixteen is a coming of age party celebrating a teenager's 16th birthday, mainly celebrated in the United States and Canada. As the name suggests, the celebration takes place on a teenager's sixteenth birthday, and is celebrated across all genders. While some families throw large, lavish celebrations, others choose to celebrate the birthday as if it were a normal occurrence. This event can be formal, casual, or semi-formal.


A sweet sixteen is a coming of age party celebrating a teenager's 16th birthday, mainly celebrated in the United States and Canada. As the name suggests, the celebration takes place on a teenager's sixteenth birthday, and is celebrated across all genders. While some families throw large, lavish celebrations, others choose to celebrate the birthday as if it were a normal occurrence. This event can be formal, casual, or semi-formal.
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