How to Host a Stunning Holiday Party
Here at Marilyn Ambra Party Consultants, the holiday spirit is in the air - the lights are twinkling, the treats are sweet, and holiday merriment has everyone’s spirits soaring! With so many special days around the corner, there are many ways to celebrate. From holiday parties and cookie exchanges, spirited galas, and themed community events, there are simple ways to spice up your event and center it around a sugarplum sweet holiday theme. Follow these tips to fabricate a stunning holiday party through subtle details and spectacular themes.
Let There Be Light - It is no doubt that festive lighting adds sparkle and spirit to the holidays. Something so simple can completely transform a space and create an ambiance your guests can feel. Fabricate a soft warm Autumnal feel through subtle orange-red lighting, or cast shadows of elegant shapes such as white light snowflakes to add a little fun to your evening! When in doubt, stunning string lights or vintage bulbs can never go wrong!
Sparkle in Some Snow – Whether you’re in a warm Winter climate or you expect to see a white Christmas, you can bring the shimmer and shine of freshly fallen snow to your event! Dazzle your event design with by adding in hint of subtle sparkle anywhere you can - whether it be some white holiday glitter sprinkled over the table tops, or a shimmering centerpiece to catch the eyes of all your guests, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Season’s Spices and Delicious Dishes – Let the festive flavors of the season take over your menu! Whip up some seasonal dishes or ask your caterer to incorporate the season’s spices and flavors into the menu for a spread that will have everyone’s hearts merry and bright. From cozy cocktails to spiked cider, hot cocoa to delicious desserts, you can never go wrong with seasonal spins on everyone’s favorite foods - and what better way to keep bellies full and hearts cheery!
Musical Memories and Holiday Merriment – If your event falls around the time of Christmas or Hannukah, create musical memories with favorite Holiday tunes. Coordinate with your band to select spirited songs and holiday classics that will lift guests’ spirits and draw them to the dance floor.
Holiday spirit is in the air – There is something truly powerful about a room that smells sweetly seasonal and has reminiscent notes of cinnamon or a rustic tinge of pine. If it is conducive to your venue, let these sweet scents fill the air! Whether you can add oil diffusers around your venue, or station lightly scented candles to every corner, let there be holiday cheer for all the senses so that from the moment your guests step foot in the entryway, to the tiniest details in the room, let the holiday season ring with creativity and style!