5 tips for designing the perfect Passover Seder invitation

Learn 5 tips for creating Passover Seder invitations for your Passover event, using our recommended (and free!) invite templates as a starting point.

Creating the perfect Passover Seder invitations to promote your Passover gathering can sound like a challenge if you have no formal graphic design training. The task can seem downright impossible, even, if you don’t have the budget to hire a pro designer or use expensive graphic design software.

But we’re here to help! Here, we’ll cover five quick tips to help you DIY beautiful-looking Passover cards at low or even no cost. We’ll also provide real-life examples of these tips in action to spark your imagination, and share free Passover card templates you can start using even before you’ve finished reading this article.

Using these resources, you’ll be welcoming attendees to your Passover event with “chag sameach” before you know it!

1. Opt for a simple and clean invitation design

If you were a rookie graphic designer, you might try to jam as many colors, words, and images into your invitation card when designing it. Got to maximize the available space, am I right?

Unfortunately, this tactic may only result in your card looking like a disorganized, jumbled-up mess.

With everything clamoring for the viewer’s attention, the result is that nothing catches the eye. The viewer might have such a difficult time trying to read the card that they ultimately give up.

So here’s a pro tip: make your Passover invite simple and clean instead.

By going for a more minimalist look, you give your card’s elements more breathing room and allow viewers to read them more comfortably. Just like this invite that Congregation Baruch HaShem posted on its Instagram account:

The light gray background is a nice contrast to the blue text and images on it, and makes the card a pleasure to read.

Try this tip with this PosterMyWall template:

2. Use attention-grabbing heading fonts

After creating a minimalist canvas for your Passover invitations, make your headings attention-grabbing with the right fonts!

For instance, take a look at this Passover card shared by the Temple of Aaron:

The card’s main “St. Paul Community Women’s Seder” heading is neatly formatted using an eye-catching serif font and a larger font size.

If you need font inspiration for your card, we’ve compiled a list of 30 modern fonts that you may find helpful. But there’s no better way of deciding on the best fonts than by trying them out in the design editor and seeing firsthand whether they gel with the overall design!

Try this tip with this PosterMyWall template:

3. Feature the event details

Since you’re creating invitation cards to promote your Passover Seder gathering, your cards will naturally need to share more details on your event, such as its:

  • Date and time
  • Event location
  • Event schedule
  • Admission fees (as applicable)
  • Dress code (as applicable)

The Well Church has followed this tactic to a T when designing its Passover card:

But as you’re adding event details to your card, take care not to cause an information overload!

For one, jamming your card with too much text can make its design look overwhelming (see what we said above about making your card design simple).

Not only that, but viewers may also get intimidated by all the info on the card and get turned off from reading it—much less attending the Passover event that you’ve been planning for weeks.

Try this tip with this PosterMyWall template:

4. Showcase traditional Passover Seder images

Spice up your Passover card with a relevant image or two when designing it. Doing so adds a splash of color to your card that can increase its design appeal (and hence the amount of time people spend checking it out).

Examples of Passover Seder images you could add to your card include:

  • Four cups of wine
  • Matzah
  • The Seder plate (containing zeroa, maror, chazeret, charoset, karpas, and beitzah)

You’ll spot all these images on Chabad of Lafayette Hill’s elegant Passover card below!

Now, where can you get such Passover-themed images?

If you’re working off a pre-designed Passover card template, the template may already include these images for you.

Otherwise, you could get them from a stock photo library, or by taking your own pictures and uploading them to your graphic design platform.

Try this tip with this PosterMyWall template:

5. Include RSVP information

This isn’t a must, but we’d recommend asking people to RSVP if they’re interested in attending your Passover gathering.

That’s because when you do so, you get advance notice of how many people might show up—and hence how many chairs you’d need to put out, or the amount of food you’ll need to order, to accommodate everyone.

Including your RSVP information can be as straightforward as listing the details in your Passover Seder card. Just like what the Bronx Jewish Center did for its card:

But if your RSVP method involves filling out an online form, try embedding a QR code that’s linked to your form’s URL in your card.

Card viewers can then scan the QR code with their smartphones to be conveniently directed to your form, instead of having to type the form URL themselves!

You can also use a QR code to share your venue location via a Google Maps link. 

P.S. PosterMyWall’s design editor has a built-in QR code generator for easily turning your URLs into QR codes. Learn more about the QR code generator here.

Try this tip with this PosterMyWall template:

Create your Passover Seder invitation cards with PosterMyWall

Ready to start designing your Passover Seder invitations? PosterMyWall has got just what you need.

Pick one of our free Passover invitation templates, then customize it with your own text and images using our beginner-friendly design editor. You can also resize your design to fit any social media platform on which you want to post your invites.

When you’re happy with how your invite’s design, download it for sharing everywhere! This includes promoting your Passover event via email, too, if you have an email list.

But for now, click the button below to start bringing your Passover cards to life.