Christmas Party Ideas to Get in the Holiday Spirit

With Christmastime being a great reason to throw a party, we’re sure you are looking for a few unique Christmas party ideas to switch things up a bit amongst your social circle. 

So skip the usual Christmas dinner party and try planning one of these 7 ideas for a more fun way to celebrate the holiday season with your loved ones. 


  • Throw a Christmas Movie Night Party

    Movie nights are popular amongst families everywhere. Why not make it a themed movie night and invite some friends over to enjoy watching of the classic films that make Christmas even more special. From Polar Express to Home Alone to Miracle on 34th Street, there’s a movie for everyone to enjoy this Christmas at your house.

  • Christmas Cocktail Party

    Put the kids to sleep and invite the adults over for a classic Christmas cocktail party. Seasonal flavors like cinnamon, candy cane, butterscotch and more make for some delicious cocktails that guests will love sipping. So play bartender and making some of all of these yummy Christmas inspired cocktails.

  • Organize a Christmas Cookie Swap

    Cookies might very well be the official sweets of Christmastime. Whether it’s for school or for a party, Christmas cookie recipes are in high demand during the holiday. Invite your girlfriends over for a Christmas cookie swap with some of these recipes for a delicious way to indulge in many cookie flavors for Christmas.

  • Christmas Sweets Soiree 

    Chances are, if you invite friends over for a Christmas party that’s just about desserts, you’re gonna have a sweet party on hand. Split up these recipes amongst your friends for a decadent way to celebrate Christmas. Make recipes including these festive Christmas cupcakes as well as some Rudolph cookie pops, no bake gingersnap pie, ice cream bon bons and more.

  • Kids Crafting Christmas Party

    Christmas crafts are a fun way for kids to unleash their creative sides. Invite your child’s friends over and get them to make fun Christmas crafts in preparation for Santa’s visit to your home.

  • Host a Christmas Brunch

    Hosting a brunch during Christmas may not be the first party idea you think of as dinners are generally more common. Switch it up a little by inviting everyone over for a Christmas brunch complete with our yummy recipes for scones, Nutella French toast, muffins and more.

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