As the holiday season begins, so do important seasonal traditions. Some traditions are old, while others are just beginning to take shape. Whether your cherished holiday memories begin with a horse-drawn carriage ride through a quintessentially small Southern town, or your annual trip with your girlfriend, whatever the holiday occasion It’s exciting though.
Traditions aside, another perk of the holiday season is attending (and hosting) a Christmas party. Every year is the perfect time to host the most memorable Christmas party ever. In fact, choosing a fresh Christmas party theme can add a shimmer of seasonal excitement not only for your guests, but for you, the host.
Need some inspiration? You don’t have to look to the North Pole for unique holiday party ideas. Inspire your own ideas by creating a festive list of 25 Christmas party ideas.
Cookie exchange party
Aren’t Christmas cookies the best? Rather than Christmas cookies, attending a cookie exchange party might be better. As you prepare for your Christmas cookie exchange party, remember to give your guests all the details. If your Christmas cookie picks have sentimental value or are personal favorites. , bonus points.
Ornament exchange meeting
Hosting a simple ornament exchange party can be one idea that turns into an expected tradition each year. Create a guest list, including details about your party guidelines, such as the number of ornaments per person.
multi theme party
If you’re one of those people who likes everything, why choose one party theme? Founder and designer of The Drifter and Carroll & Ashe, she knows how to make this work. “The nursery was inspired by Santa’s workshop, and everything is made of paper: garlands, tassels, themed hats, and fun paper lunch boxes with little treats for kids. it’s finished.”
Don’t miss out on fun outdoor spaces when throwing a multi-themed party. Zentner reminds us:
mother daughter gift wrapping party
Not all holiday hops require large guest lists. Intimate relationships can be maintained by inviting the women in the family (moms, aunts, sisters, and grandmothers) to her mother-daughter gift wrapping party.
If you’re hosting a holiday chicken wrapping party, be sure to have a large flat station where wrappers can easily wrap gifts. Choose a deep bowl stuffed with ribbon, double-sided tape, scissors, and name tags to double as decoration. Have a roll of wrapping paper readily available at each station. For a southern feel, consider making each station themed, such as coastal, berry surprise, tartan, or garden-inspired.
camellia christmas party
The East Coast may love poinsettia plants (as do we), but in the sunny season, the south has Yuletide Camellia. Let the red blooms and bright green foliage of the floral holiday inspire your next party.Meanwhile, from late November through January, he incorporates Yuletide chamilia flowers into his bouquet for Christmas. let’s
Holly Dolly Christmas Party
Who doesn’t love (and adore) Dolly Parton? Dolly’s fans already know she loves Christmas, and with the release of her Holiday 2020 album, Holly Dolly ChristmasPlay with holly berries and a little glitter theme for a truly unique Holly Dolly Christmas party. This bold berry patch cocktail will wow your partygoers, and those sparkling cranberries your guests will eat are sure to sparkle.
christmas craft party
Christmas is one of the most popular holidays to craft. Choosing to host a Christmas craft gathering is a creative way to get into the holiday spirit. Entertain your guests and get expert leads with lessons on how to make a fresh-cut Christmas wreath is exactly what is needed this season.
nostalgic christmas party
There is something magical about vintage Christmas lights and trees drenched in tinsel. Host a nostalgic Christmas party concept with the ultimate classic holiday playlist (Dean Martin and Nat King Cole), vintage holiday decorations, yule log lighting, citrus treats, and old-fashioned seasonal treats like homemade candies. Sweets should be curated.
gingerbread house decoration party
We’ve all seen holiday baking shows where bakers attempt to create the ultimate edible constructs out of gingerbread and icing.
Commenting on one of his past parties, Zentner describes how he displayed the treats:
ice skating party
Whether you (luckily) have a frozen pond or know of a spectacular ice rink in town, planning an ice skating party with friends will help get you in the holiday spirit and exercise. .
gingham christmas party
In the South, gingham is neutral, right? Get inspired by this year-round design for your next holiday heyday. Whether you choose an understated touch, add gingham napkins in your chosen seasonal color to your Christmas table, or style a green gingham tablecloth like this Texas blogger’s home, you can’t go wrong. is not.
christmas caroling party
As the season begins, caroling with a group of friends or family is an ideal way to spread good cheer and spend time with loved ones. Make a list of carols you want to cycle at each doorstep.
holiday cocktail party
It’s up to you to incorporate our curated holiday cocktail list into a guided demonstration, or hire a bartending expert to share how to make Christmas chaps and seasonal spirits. Tasty drink ideas are classic Moscow mules and hot toddies.
Coastal Christmas Party
Sure, a white Christmas is a classic, but a coastal Christmas is just as magical. This holiday concept for his party takes a deep dive into coastal design. Let the ocean be your color inspiration when decorating cookies at this year’s cookie exchange. For decoration, use seashells in creative ways, such as trimming a Christmas tree or decorating a wreath.
monogram christmas party
Hosting a Monogram holiday party adds a personal touch. Welcome your guests with a monogrammed fixed wreath. Add personalization to your guests by monogramming their initials on cocktail napkins that double as party favors.
christmas character party
With so many Christmas movies and Holiday Hallmark shows, there are endless Christmas characters to know and love. Invite your guests to dress up as their favorite Christmas characters and win the most creative and most festive prizes.
christmas tree decoration party
Make a freshly cut balsam fir tree the talking point at your holiday party. Whether you’re inviting friends to your house or just the people who live in your house, make hot chocolate and play all the Christmas carols while decorating the tree.
boat parade party
The Holiday Boat Parade is unique to coastal towns. Attending a local boat parade like the annual St. Augustine Regatta of Lights is a great way to spend time with your family. After the parade, invite everyone out onto the patio for a warm cup of hot chocolate and bourbon apple cider.
surfing at santa party
If you’re lucky enough to live in a coastal southern state like Cocoa Beach, Florida, you’ll be able to attend (or host) a Surfing with Santa Party. What are you wearing for the party? Keep it simple with either the most tropical swimwear or a Santa suit. Yes, we will award prizes for the best party costumes.
ceramic christmas party
Planning a holiday party at a local pottery studio is another way to celebrate. Here, RSVPed guests can choose from a planned menu of ceramic holiday options. Many places offer porcelain snowmen, Santa statues, and classical porcelain-lit Christmas trees. The difficulty is the color scheme of the glaze.
christmas card party
Feel like you’re sending out more Christmas cards each year than you did last year? Host a Christmas card party and spend time writing cards and addressing envelopes. For an adults-only party, serve her Christmas martinis or play modern pop girlfriend carols.
modern dance party
Curating a festive backdrop for you and your guests to create a holiday TikTok is a sure-fire trend (and the kids will enjoy). Set the scene with a DIY backdrop made with tons of tinsel streamers. Use props like reindeer antlers and Santa hats to double the fun.
Pro-tip: Don’t forget to set up a ring light stand and phone charging station so poor lighting and low battery won’t be a problem. You’ll also want to have non-alcoholic seasonal punch bowls to quench the thirst of your active guests.
If you’re not from the South, citrus might be associated with summer, but citrus is very festive here. Join us for a citrus Christmas party. Use the citrus hues (bright orange, yellow, green) as a guide for your décor and incorporate those cheery fruits into your actual décor. In terms of food, anchoring the roasted turkey with orange and lemon and adding freshly squeezed orange juice to the cranberry sauce are just a few of the menu ideas.
cookie decorating party
How to decorate sugar cookies like a pro? The answer is to invite your friends over for a holiday cookie decorating party. Bake sugar cookies and get ready to decorate for this party theme. Set up a station with different colors of icing and complementary sprinkle colors. Have wax paper pre-lined cookie tins ready for your guests to fill up and take home to enjoy.
countdown to christmas party
Fans of Hallmark movies know there’s no time for celebration like the countdown to the network’s annual Christmas programming. As a party host, take advantage of the pre-published schedule and invite your friends for a casual and cozy evening with your holiday love story. Popcorn and hot cocoa are recommended but not required.