Do you have a group of friends that like to solve puzzles or mysteries? . Know a perfect hill for sleigh riding in your neighborhood? Or maybe a great spot for building snowmen? Have your guests bring their own sleigh or have a few on hand. On your mark, get set, wrap! Your guest will race each other to see who can wrap their box first. It's regular poker night but this game is played for a good cause. This party theme is perfect for a large group or organization who want to make a charitable donation during the season. There's sure to be much laughter at their snow antics.
There you have it! Twelve Holiday party themes for a fun and festive Christmas party! So put up the mistletoe, make the guest list and get the party started!
. When the exchange starts, each guest introduces themselves and their cookie and tells any story about the recipe such as "My grandmother's, grandmother passed this recipe down."After the introductions each guest circles the table picking out 2 to 3 cookies from each batch. The guest take guesses as to what the end puzzle will be and have to find where their pieces fit. Have tubes of colored icing, a variety of sprinkles, cinnamon candies, gum-drops and coconut (for Santa's beard) setup on a table or work space.. Say that fast three times. This one is a blast that leaves you with an interesting tree and one less Christmas chore! Have all the ornaments, tinsel and tree trimmings visibly laid out and let your guest put them where they may (hopefully on the tree!). Take pictures with your digital camera during the fun. Head inside for a warm cup of cocoa and share the pictures with your guests.
Got Milk? It's a cookie exchange Christmas party! Each guest brings 6 dozen of their favorite holiday cookie along with 12 copies of the recipe. Use plastic balls and creative putting green "holes".. Everyone leaves with a container full of different cookies. It's a Christmas caroling party! You and your guest will traipse through the neighborhood singing their favorite carols.. The winnings for the night will go to the chosen charity. This one is great for all those golfers who are sidelined during the winter months.
Scrooge's Feast. When they arrive the puzzle is partially put together.
Wrapping Races. The hors d'oeuvres are at one house, the entree's at another and the desert yet to come at the final destination. Send each guest a piece or two of a puzzle.
Christmas Puzzle Party. Caroling in nursing homes or hospitals will bring some grateful merriment to the receiver and giver alike,
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! It's a snow party! This one is for the kids and kids-at-heart. Make it competitive -- Yoga block
every guests who makes a hole in one guests a prize!
Poker-night with a Christmas twist.. Bake a batch of sugar cookies and let the fun begin! Any cookies will do but Christmas themed cookie cutters make great cookies for decorating.
Something for the Guys!
Teed Off Christmas Party. All the winnings can be pulled for one or more charities. Set-up a table with styrofoam balls, fabric paint tubes, sequins, glitter and all the decorative trimmings. It's a past, present and future party! This one is great for couple groups. Great for guest who may not know each other well. This theme is sure to get your guest interacting. Setup a wrapping table with gift wrap, ribbons, bows, tape and a few oddly shaped boxes or items. Instead of cookies your guest will build a gingerbread house! Make the gingerbread molds for one large house or a few smaller houses. Other food is to be served since the cookies are not for eating but for exchanging. Each couple hosts a different stage of the dinner. Necessary items -- tree decorations and one bare tree. Maybe some of them will invite you in for a bit of Christmas punch. If you're smart about planning this you can invite three groups of friends and skip any meal preparations. Setup various miniature golf "putting greens" for a rousing round of indoor golf.
Trim the Tree Party. Set out all the trimmings and icing and let the fun begin! This is great for gourmet-type friends and family gatherings. How about a Christmas puzzle party." or "I burned the first two batches, then switched recipes. This is great for groups who may not know each other well. This is another great charitable activity for organizations. Each guest can make their own ornament to take home.Planning a Christmas party for your family and friends? Add a bit of spice to this year's event with festive party themes and game ideas! Whether you're hosting the family get-together, planning the office Christmas party or having the gang over for some Holiday cheer, you'll find the perfect party plan here!
Deck the Halls with Christmas Balls! It's a make-your-own-ornament party. Best to get approval from your neighbors first. Setup sleigh races, a best snowmen contest and a best snow angel contest.. How about prizes for the best and worst wrapping?
Yummy! This one's a twist on the cookie decorating theme.
All together now.. This is great fun and a great way to find new cookie recipes. Take secret ballot votes for the best homemade Christmas ball, winner get a prize!
Decorate your own Holiday cookies party. Your guest will play for their favorite charity.