Kick 2022 off with a great start by hosting one of these memorable New Year's Eve party themes for adults. This past year has been another challenging year but when the ball drop happens at midnight, roll out the red carpet for 2022 because it is sure to bring us a happy new year!
😊 Why have a New Year's Eve party
- As the holiday season winds down and Christmas decorations get put away, create a special night to celebrate a tough year and look forward to a new year. A coming year filled with great things and fun activities.
- Hosting a fun and unique themed party will create a memorable evening for family members and friends to remember for years to come.
- It's easier to plan a party around a theme. It makes shopping, menus, and decorating much more effortless.
- A New Year party can start a tradition that friends will look forward to every December 31st.
- If you enjoy tipping a few glasses on New Year's Eve, then it is safer to have a party at home and plan for everyone to hang out instead of driving.
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- 😊 Why have a New Year's Eve party
- 🎉 Free party panner checklists
- Masquerade Party
- Greek toga party
- Spirits and Sparkles
- All night movie party
- Step out on the wild side
- Get visionary
- Go Boho
- Great Gatsby
- Breakfast at midnight
- Dance Party
- Game Night
- Decade party
- Party bus
- Color scheme party
- Pajama party
- Vegas party
- Historic figure party
- Charcuteries and wine party
- Father time party
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Let's make this New Year's Eve fun and memorable. Never mind the black-tie affair, get creative and try one of these easy and unique party ideas. These themed parties will be talked about for months to come.
Center your New Year's party around a masquerade dinner. No fair peeking until the ball drops.
You can hand out Mardi Gras Masquerade Mask as your guests arrive or have them make their own and award prizes for the best masks at the end of the night. Keep the lights low and the music mystical to set the atmosphere.
Decorations could be simple or elaborate.
- Metallic confetti or glitter sprinkles over the tables
- Glass vases filled with beads, feathers or flowers.
- Christmas lights and candles
- Gold disposable plates and silverware
- Masks on walls, buffett tables and used as centerpieces
Greek toga party
For a creative party theme, yell toga, toga...... How about a Greek dinner party and National Lampoon's Animal House movie night?
For printable party decorations and recipes visit my Let's Have A Greek Party.
Spirits and Sparkles
How about starting the new year off with a Spirits and Sparkles-themed party? If you don't have a lot of room to host, this would be a great party. It is centered around an adorable bar cart that can be set up anywhere in your home.
This gold contemporary bar cart would be perfect for serving your guest drinks and snacks.
All night movie party
It would be a fun and easy party if you hosted an all-night movie party. Buy some fun movie decorations and choose from this list of memorable New Year's themed movies.
- A Lot Like Love - It's all about that New Year's Eve kiss!
- When Harry Met Sally - Another great New Year's Eve kiss!
- About a Boy - A 12-year-old boy enters the main character's life on New Year's Eve and changes their lives forever.
- Sunset Boulevard
- Happy New Year, Charlie Brown - flashback to childhood memories
- Rent - Kick off New Year with this musical
- About Time - Hop back over and over to get that New Year's kiss just right
- An Affair to Remember - A classic movie with a traditional New Year's kiss
- New Year’s ( filmmaker Garry Marshall)
Step out on the wild side
If you have a large family that wants to get a little wild on New Year's Eve, then this is the party for you. Animal prints highlight the decore.
Suppose you have a group of girlfriends that would like to do something special on New Year's Eve. You need to host a vision board party. The new year is the perfect time to create a new year's vision board. It is a fun hands-on way to visualize your dreams and stay focused on making them a reality in the next year.
Be sure and add your new year’s resolutions to your boards. Doing your boards together is a great way to keep each other accountable all year long.
The best part will be everyone takes their vision board home and places it in a prominent area of their home. This will help them stay focused on all the good things they should be working towards in 2022.
If you are planning a low-key, casual party, then a boho glam New Year's Eve party is perfect. Guest pull up a cushion and enjoy the tradition of dining around a low table sitting on the floor. Fill the room with candlelight, great food, and cocktails. You have the recipe for a perfect party to remember.
Get classy with a Great Gatsby new year’s eve celebration. Decorations could be gold, Get classy with a Great Gatsby New Year's Eve party. Decorations could be gold, black, and white with lots of glitters. Guest could dress up in their 1920's best. Serve bathtub gin and champagne. Make clean-up easy with these 1920s themed paper supplies.
Breakfast at midnight
Bring in the new year with a breakfast bar. Serve mimosas and champagne. Try one of these easy to get ready ahead of time breakfast bars.
Spend your New Year's Eve dancing the night away. Set up the dance floor and create a playlist of all your favorite tunes. Your party could have a theme from the 50's or groovy 60s party.
Or how about grabbing the disco ball and lights and some Bee Gees music. Invite guests to dress up with the era you choose.
A fun theme for New Year's party would be a game night. Set out the board games, or if card games are your jam, then get some tables set up for rotating the winners and losers.
Are you looking for the best adult party board games for your next game night? You and your friends are going to have a fantastic time playing one of these top-rated 2021 best adult party board games.
How about ringing in the new decade with a party theme for remembering a by-gone decade. Decorate with the time period decorations and have your guest dress up in that time period. Some fun times periods could be the roaring 20s, 1950s, or how about a 60's hippy party?
If you are looking for a unique way to throw a New Year's Eve party, then a party bus rental is for you! Look through this ultimate list for party bus themes, then pick a theme, send out invites, and let the good times roll on down the road.
Color scheme party
Throwing a New Year's Eve party with a color theme is super easy. Just pick your favorite color and buy paper products in that color. Then try and find recipes for foods that are mostly that color. Buy party decor in that color and ask guests to wear outfits to match them.
Be sure and award prizes for the most colorful outfit.
The name says it all. This would be a great New Year party theme if you want a laid-back, relaxing evening. Keep it simple, order pizza, and watch the classic movie Pillow Talk
For this NYE party turn your living room into a casino. Set up gaming tables with all your favorite casino games such as poker, blackjack, craps, and roulette. When guests arrive, give For this party turn your living room into a casino.
Set up gaming tables with all your favorite casino games such as poker, blackjack, craps, and roulette. When guests arrive, give them play money to play games. When the clock strikes 12:00 award prizes for the most money and least amount won at the end of the night. Be sure to set up a casino-style buffet for snacks and drinks.
Order some fun party supplies to help create a casino feel.
Historic figure party
Step back in time for a New Year's Eve party. Invite your guest to dress up as their favorite historical figure. Once everyone arrives at the party, have a contest to guess who each person is. The best costume gets a prize.
Charcuteries and wine party
This could be a great potluck sort of party, making it easy for the hostess. Have everyone bring a charcuterie board, and the hostess provides the wine.
Need some inspiration? Browse through these healthy charcuterie board ideas, tips, shopping lists, and styling guides to help you make a beautiful board for family and friends this New Year's Eve.
Father time party
Out with the old year and in with the new when you create a new year’s eve party theme around time. All your decorations could center around clocks. Give everyone party hats with clocks on them and serve drinks with clocks on their staws. Turn on the Times Square celebration and count down the time as 2022 rolls in.
The easiest way to throw a New Year's Eve party is to choose a theme to center your decorations and food around. Some of the best themes are
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