How to Host and Plan the Perfect Christmas Party
Christmas is quickly approaching so that means lots of wonderful time spent with family and friends. Will you be hosting a Christmas party this year? If so, we have some great tips for you to host the perfect Christmas party.
You should already be planning your party. I suggest planning at the very least a few weeks in advance. Think about how many people you want to invite and that you will have enough decorations, food, gifts, etc. Will you have it at your home or do you need to reserve a location?
Use a holiday party planner – Click Here!
You don’t have to go to the store and purchase every Christmas decoration you can find. Work with what you already have at home. Don’t go overboard! Keep it simple. I love simplicity. To stay on budget purchase your decorations at Walmart, Target, Amazon, TJ Maxx or even the Dollar Store.
Here’s some great suggestions on what you can use to decorated indoors:
- pine cones
- Christmas trees
To invite your guests you can call them or invite them on Facebook but there’s nothing better than an invitation sent in the mail. Be sure to send a few weeks in advance. Everyone’s schedules get jam-packed during the holidays.
Want to print your own invitations? Try these Free Printable Christmas Invitation Templates or you can send online Christmas evites.
Be sure to use a proper table setting if it will be a fancier party.
Will you serve a full course meal, appetizers or desserts? Keep in mind your theme for your party and what guests will be coming. Of course, if kids are coming you will want to keep them in mind when fixing the food.
Here’s some great suggestions for food to prepare for your next Christmas party:
How to Make Snowman Cake Balls
Peppermint Crunch Oreo Truffle
Need more ideas? Try these:
25 Super Healthy Chocolate Christmas Treats By Pamela Vinten – Click Here!
Gluten Free Christmas Cookbook – Click Here!
If you are handing out candy to the kids, try these Holiday Treat Bag Printables.
Whether you’re having adults, kids or both at your Christmas party you will want to entertain them. Try a white elephant gift exchange. They are so much fun! Be sure you wrap your gifts. If you love diy, try making your own Santa Claus Gift Tag.
Looking for the perfect craft for kids? Try these fun Cheese Stick Snowman Craft & Snack.
or a Build a Snowman Kit
Need more inspiration? Try these Kids Christmas Activities And Games – Click Here!
Will you be serving alcohol? If so, you could try the 12 cocktails of Christmas. If not, try the delicious hot chocolate below.
Delicious Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
I hope these suggestions help you host the best Christmas party ever!
Do you have a Christmas party you are planning? If so, comment below and share with us!
Great Christmasy ideas! I really love that grungy mirror with the Christmas saying on it — too pretty!
Michelle E says
I wish I had this in the budget to make an awesome Holiday party.
denise low says
Thank you for the information. I love the holidays. I get to be with my kids and grandkids.
the stuff have make want t o try to make some for me only
me i have to have the pary here i do not have big table and use the holdiay stuff i cn ddecorte the whole hosue
Jennifer Drake says
love the look of the distressed mirror and the minty oreo balls 🙂
I usually do not host a party at my house, but often do holiday parties for school and scouts and church.
Nena Sinclair says
Your place looks absolutely stunning!
Emily Endrizzi says
Great tips! I am not planning any holiday parties at my place. I prefer going to other people’s parties. Lol. Less work for me. 😉
I love the decorations, especially the writing on the mirror! Now I am excited to host my Christmas party!
Tami Lewis says
Great ideas! I especially love the peppermint hot chocolate and Oreo treats!!
dawn gordon says
wow lots of great stuff here..love the grinch kabobs…between your grinch kabobs and the santa strawberries with whip cream..im thinking i wont feel to guilty this season..thanks for some great tips
Kelly Tomlinson says
Where did you find that chandelier? I love it!