It’s time to celebrate!! Another year has come to a close and a new year is upon us. No matter what your plans are for that night, this New Year’s Eve we have some fun New Year’s Eve party ideas for you! So, dust off your party platters, get out your dancing shoes, crack open the sparklers and have a blast planning the best New Year’s Eve party!
Make It a BYOA Affair – Bring Your Own Appetizer
There are a number of cheap and easy appetizers that your guests can bring. But if someone doesn’t know how to cook or what to bring, suggest raw veggies and hummus, a fruit and nut platter, or a cheese and crackers plate.
Serve Champagne Sangria for Midnight Toasting
This is an easy and delicious way to cut down on champagne costs that will be appreciated by all!
Have a Midnight Supper
After the midnight toast, close the bar and invite everyone to take part in a midnight supper. A baked potato bar is easy, fun, and inexpensive. Bake the biggest potatoes you can find, and follow with dessert!
Fun & Games
Ask Guests to Bring an Unusual Noisemaker
Have a “craziest noisemaker” contest and be sure to take videos! Replay each person with their noisemaker on your laptop or tablet from Buydig.com for the crowd and vote on who wins. Provide a prize to the winner, such as earmuffs. Then, get everyone together for the big midnight countdown and create your own symphony of clatter.
Ask Guests to Write Predictions for the New Year
Have your guests sign their predictions and place them into a bowl. Then take turns reading the predictions while everyone guesses who wrote them. It can be surprising how difficult it is to guess your friends’ predictions!
Decorations & Atmosphere
Hang Handmade Paper Snowflakes from the Ceiling
White printer paper snowflakes in varying sizes, plain or accented with silver or clear glitter, can be hung from different lengths of thread or ribbon for a festive effect. You can even scatter some over a table for easy decor.
Hang Lengths of Curled Ribbon for an Iconic New Year’s Eve
Curling ribbon is very easy, but it looks great everywhere. Try to find the wider variety, about a half-inch thick. You can hang it from light fixtures, doorways, lamps, mantels, even on the bathroom mirror. Scatter a few curls between dishes on your midnight buffet as well.
Use Metallic and Glittered Christmas Ornaments
Glittery Christmas ornaments look wonderful in a bowl as a centerpiece. You can also hang plain ornament balls from a light fixture over a table using varying lengths of ribbon in your theme colors. They also look nice hung in front of a mirror making the perfect background for those New Year’s selfies taken with your Fuji Instax from Buydig.com.
Keep your Friends Safe
To protect everyone, have a sober person drive intoxicated friends home, call a cab, or take their keys and let them sleep at your place. A simple bacon, eggs, and coffee breakfast will be fine for these overnight guests.
Try some of these ideas for your New Year’s party and make it the best night of the year!