Winter nights are dark. Light up the night. Family time is essential around the holidays, but be sure to plan time for special moments with friends. If you’re looking to plan a party or need a suitable gift for a party or lodging hostess, here is everything you were hoping for and more! There are the twelve days of Christmas, but have fun over the winter season and light up with nights with these twelve cocktail party essentials.
Party Essentials – Decor & Serving Pieces
Let’s be honest, nothing is more important than where the food (and the booze) goes. Let your guests know this is a party with this fun and festive tablecloth. What better to carry over the celebrations from Christmas to New Years than with a sparkly gold sequin table runner. Other colors and patterns are available to add just the right sparkle to your party venue.
You will definitely want to scatter a number of these sparkly tealight holders around the food, drink, and party venue to create even more light and charm. Feel free to use battery powered tealights to reduce any risk of fire in case one of your excited party guests knocks over a tealight.
Stemless wineglasses with a customized message are a sure way to add a special touch to your party. These glasses also make great party favors so your guests are reminded of their fun cocktail celebration experience long after the party ends.
Even your drinks can have seasonal bling with these metallic foil paper straws. They are available in gold, silver, red and blue, perfect for all of the holidays and any other special occasion. Take your drinks to the next level with this unique accessory for sipping, enjoying, and celebrating.
A bonfire is a perfect way to warm up and light up long winter nights. These festive stadium cups are perfect for beer and cocktails, especially when the party heads outdoors. Make sure you have plenty of blankets or extra sweaters and jackets available to keeps guests comfortable and enjoying the party.
Every party cocktail party needs beverage napkins, so why not make them fun to match the spirit of your get together. These napkins have plenty of gold and champagne sparkle.
Party Essentials – Entertainment
We’ve talked a lot about drinking, so what do we do once we’ve hit the limit. KARAOKE!!! This 3-in-one mic will get the party going no matter where you are. Grab a Karaoke app on your phone and use this gold wireless to get the crowd singing their favorite traditional and non-traditional holiday tunes.
Because no party is complete without games, Prosecco pong will be the go-to game from now until…well forever. A classic spin on the traditional college game, up the class and the fun with these champagne glasses designed to keep you playing, drinking, and having fun.
Who says unicorns are only for kids? If you are fortunate to live in a locale with snow, this fun snow tube is certain to bring out the kid in everyone. The adult antics are certain to provide the perfect photo opportunity during your holiday party.
Party Essentials -Goody Bags and Hostess gifts
When its time to say goodnight, nothing “tops” off a holiday party like these festive silver, snowflake wine stoppers. They’re the perfect way to send everyone home with a surprise party favor they’ll use over and over again.
Your guests brought gifts (well mostly drinks) so why not send them home with something too? These shiny gold foil treat bags aren’t only festive, they’re functional and fabulous. Perfect for candy, favors and, well alcohol infused gummy bears since this is cocktail party for adults!
If you don’t have time to prepare homemade cookies or other candy treats for party favors, everyone will love going home with a cute packet of champagne gummy bears. The labels can even be customized to add just send just the right message to your wonderful party guests.
What are your must-have items when you host a cocktail party? I’m always interested in new ideas.