The Most Fun Christmas Party Themes That are Anything But Lame

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Unique Christmas Party Theme Ideas 2024

The twinkling lights are aglow, the sound of laughter fills the air, and the aroma of holiday treats wafts through the room – it can only mean one thing: Christmas party season has arrived!

This year, get ready to take your holiday festivities to a whole new level with the most fabulous and fun Christmas party theme ideas. From embracing nostalgic movie classics to indulging in glamorous celebrity-inspired soirées, we’ve spend weeks and weeks coming up with a really fun list of party ideas – many of which we guarantee you haven’t seen before. Oh, and some are kind of ridiculous, but we’re staying committed to them.

Gather your loved ones, friends, and coworkers that you’re obligated to invite as we venture into winter wonderlands, unleash our inner Grinches, and dance the night away in A-list style. These festive themes are designed to suit every taste, from the whimsical to the extravagant, ensuring there’s something special for everyone.



Ugly Sweater Soiree

Ugly Christmas Party

Get ready to embrace the tacky and hilarious tradition of ugly Christmas sweaters with a festive Ugly Sweater Soiree! Invite your friends and family to raid their closets or head to thrift stores in search of the most outrageously festive and garish holiday-themed knits they can find. The more over-the-top, the better!

Decorations: Deck the halls with an explosion of kitschy Christmas decorations, bright colors, and playful ornaments. Hang giant sweaters as backdrops, string twinkle lights, and sprinkle the room with festive confetti to set the stage for a quirky and laughter-filled evening.

Ugly Sweater Contest: Kick off the festivities with a fabulous Ugly Sweater Fashion Show. Have a runway set up where each guest can strut their stuff in their ugly sweater masterpiece. Encourage everyone to ham it up and strike their best model poses as they showcase their hilarious attire.

Games and Activities:

  • Ugly Sweater Trivia: Test your guests’ knowledge of all things related to ugly Christmas sweaters. Create a fun quiz with questions about their history, famous ugly sweater moments, and even pop culture references.

  • Sweater Scavenger Hunt: Hide mini sweaters or sweater-themed items throughout the party area and have guests hunt for them. The person who finds the most sweaters wins a festive prize.

  • DIY Ugly Sweater Station: Set up a crafting station with fabric glue, felt, buttons, and other embellishments, so guests can customize their sweaters further. They can add extra “ugly” elements and unleash their creativity.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Tacky Tinsel Tini: A colorful and fun cocktail made with vodka, cranberry juice, and a splash of lime, garnished with a mini candy cane.

  • Ugly Sweater Spritzer: A bubbly mix of sparkling wine, cranberry juice, and a hint of orange liqueur, served in festive stemless wine glasses.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Ugly Sweater Cupcakes: Decorate cupcakes with edible sweater designs using colorful frosting, fondant, and candy.

  • Tacky Taco Bar: Set up a taco bar with an array of toppings and sauces, allowing guests to create their own “ugly” tacos with a variety of ingredients.

  • Cheesy Christmas Fondue: Serve a variety of cheeses with bread, pretzels, and veggies for a delicious and interactive fondue experience.

Photobooth Fun: Set up an Ugly Sweater-themed photo booth with quirky props like oversized glasses, reindeer antlers, and speech bubbles with funny holiday phrases. Guests can strike a pose and take home fun photo souvenirs from the night.


Winter Wonderland Masquerade

Christmas Masquerade Party

Transform your venue into a breathtaking winter wonderland with twinkling fairy lights, sparkling snowflakes, and shimmering icicles adorning the walls and ceilings. Create a mesmerizing ambiance with silver and blue accents, evoking a snowy and frosty landscape. Elegant chandeliers and candlelit tables will add a touch of sophistication to the setting.

Masquerade Masks: Encourage your guests to get creative with their masquerade masks. Provide a crafting station with various materials like feathers, sequins, and glitter for them to design and customize their own unique masks. This activity will not only be entertaining but also serve as a great icebreaker.

Games and Activities:

  • Snowflake Scavenger Hunt: Hide snowflake ornaments throughout the venue, and have guests search for them. The guest who finds the most snowflakes can be rewarded with a special winter-themed prize.

  • Masquerade Parade: Organize a masquerade parade where guests can show off their fabulous attire and masks. Award prizes for the most creative, elegant, and whimsical masks.

  • Winter-themed Photo Booth: Set up a photo booth area with a backdrop featuring a winter landscape. Provide winter-themed props like faux fur stoles, snowflake wands, and top hats to add some fun to the photos.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Frosty Winter Martini: A delicious mix of vodka, blue curaçao, and white cranberry juice, garnished with an edible snowflake.

  • Snowflake Spritzer: A refreshing blend of champagne, blueberry juice, and frozen blueberries, served in a chilled flute.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Fondue Fantasy: Set up a fondue station with a variety of cheese, chocolate, and savory dipping options. The communal and interactive nature of fondue will encourage guests to mingle and share stories.

  • Winter Wonderland Dessert Bar: Offer an array of winter-themed treats like snowflake sugar cookies, chocolate truffles, and peppermint bark.

  • Snowy Sips and Bites: Create a charcuterie board filled with a delightful assortment of cheeses, fruits, and cured meats, resembling a snowy landscape.

As the night progresses, enjoy the magic of the Winter Wonderland Masquerade with guests twirling on the dance floor, sipping winter-inspired cocktails, and indulging in delightful winter-themed treats. This holiday soiree will be an unforgettable experience, transporting everyone to a fantastical world of elegance and wonder.


Gingerbread House Decorating Extravaganza


Unleash your inner architect and sweet tooth with an exciting Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Gather your friends and family for a delightful and creative competition that will leave everyone feeling like a kid in a candy store.

Decorations: Transform your party space into a festive winter wonderland with twinkling lights, snowflake decorations, and a charming gingerbread house display. Create a cozy and inviting atmosphere with holiday-themed table settings, cheerful centerpieces, and scents of cinnamon and spices in the air.

Gingerbread House Kits and Supplies: Ensure everyone has a solid foundation to work with by providing gingerbread house kits for each participant. Set up a decorating station with a variety of candy decorations, colorful icing, gumdrops, candy canes, sprinkles, and edible glitter. Encourage participants to let their imaginations run wild and create their dream gingerbread houses.

Games and Activities:

  • Speed Decorating Round: Kick off the competition with a speed decorating round, where participants have a limited time to decorate a smaller gingerbread house. This fast-paced challenge adds an element of excitement and laughter to the event.

  • Gingerbread Trivia: Test participants’ gingerbread knowledge with a fun and light-hearted trivia game. Create questions about gingerbread’s history, fun facts, and its role in holiday traditions.

  • People’s Choice Award: Invite guests to vote for their favorite gingerbread house. Place voting cards next to each creation and encourage everyone to participate. The house with the most votes wins the coveted People’s Choice Award.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Gingerbread Martini: A delightful blend of spiced rum, ginger liqueur, and cream, garnished with a cinnamon stick and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

  • Peppermint Mocha Hot Cocoa: A cozy and indulgent hot cocoa with a hint of peppermint and a dollop of whipped cream, perfect for sipping while decorating.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Candyland Buffet: Set up a Candyland-inspired buffet filled with an assortment of candies, chocolates, and sweets for participants and guests to enjoy throughout the event.

  • Holiday Cookie Platter: Offer a selection of festive holiday cookies, gingerbread cookies, and sugar cookies, adding to the overall holiday spirit.

Judging and Prizes: Designate a panel of judges (or have participants judge each other’s creations) based on creativity, craftsmanship, and overall presentation. Award prizes for various categories, such as “Most Whimsical Design,” “Best Use of Candy,” and “Most Festive Gingerbread House.”


Barbie's Winter Wonderland

Barbie Themed Christmas Party IDeas

We’ve all been inundated with Barbie: The Movie commercials, ads, and endless product integrations, so let’s just embrace all things “Barbie” and have a party!

Step into the glamorous world of Barbie this Christmas with a dazzling Barbie’s Winter Wonderland party! Embrace the iconic pink and glittery theme of Barbie’s universe and create a holiday celebration fit for the ultimate fashion icon.

Decorations: Transform your party space into a magical winter wonderland with a Barbie twist. Deck the halls with pink and white decorations, twinkling lights, and snowflake accents. Create a glamorous backdrop with a Barbie-themed photo booth, complete with Barbie-inspired props and a life-sized cutout of the iconic doll herself.

Barbie Fashion Show: Encourage guests to dress up in their most fashionable attire, channeling their inner Barbie or Ken. Host a Barbie Fashion Show where everyone can strut their stuff down the “runway” to showcase their festive and stylish outfits.

Games and Activities:

  • Barbie Trivia Challenge: Test your guests’ knowledge of all things Barbie with a fun trivia game. From Barbie’s iconic career choices to her diverse wardrobe, see who knows Barbie best!

  • Barbie Fashion Design Contest: Provide guests with plain white T-shirts and an assortment of fabric markers, glitter, and stickers. Challenge them to design their own Barbie-inspired T-shirts. The most stylish design wins a fabulous prize.

  • Barbie Bingo: Customize a bingo card with Barbie-related images and phrases. Play several rounds of Barbie Bingo, and the winner of each round gets a Barbie-themed prize.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Pink Glamour Martini: A sparkling pink cocktail made with vodka, cranberry juice, and a splash of champagne, garnished with a sugar rim and a mini Barbie doll.

  • Barbie Bubbly: A refreshing mix of sparkling rosé, elderflower liqueur, and a splash of pink lemonade, served in elegant champagne flutes.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Fashionista Finger Foods: Serve a selection of stylish and elegant finger foods, like mini sliders, stuffed mushrooms, and fruit skewers.

  • Pink Dessert Extravaganza: Offer an array of pink desserts, such as strawberry macarons, raspberry cheesecake bites, and cotton candy cupcakes.

Barbie Gift Exchange: Incorporate a Barbie-inspired twist to the classic gift exchange. Ask guests to bring small gifts wrapped in pink or with Barbie-themed wrapping paper. Everyone gets to choose a present and discover their glamorous surprise.


Wine & Charcuterie Holiday Palooza

Wine Christmas Party Theme

Indulge in the finer things in life this Christmas with a sophisticated Wine & Charcuterie Christmas Soirée. Gather your besties, loved ones and, of course, favorite wine snobs for an elegant and gourmet celebration that combines the joys of wine tasting with delectable charcuterie delights.

Decorations: Create a cozy and rustic ambiance with dimmed lights, candles, and a touch of holiday greenery. Set up a beautiful charcuterie display with wooden serving boards, marble platters, and elegant wine glasses. Add twinkling fairy lights to add a touch of magic to the setting.

Wine Tasting Station: Set up a wine tasting station featuring a selection of red, white, and sparkling wines. Provide wine tasting notes and information about each wine to help guests appreciate and savor the flavors.

Games and Activities:

  • Wine Trivia Challenge: Test your guests’ knowledge of wine with a fun and educational wine trivia game. From grape varieties to wine regions, see who can answer the most questions correctly.

  • Wine & Cheese Pairing: Organize a wine and cheese pairing activity. Offer a variety of cheeses, crackers, and fruits, and encourage guests to experiment with different wine and cheese combinations.

  • Guess the Wine: Cover wine bottles with brown paper bags, and have guests blind taste and guess the type of wine in each bottle. The person with the most correct guesses wins a wine-related prize.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Holiday Sangria: A festive blend of red wine, cranberry juice, brandy, and seasonal fruits like oranges, apples, and cranberries.

  • Sparkling Wine Spritzers: Mix sparkling wine with flavored soda water, like pomegranate or peach, for a refreshing and bubbly cocktail.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Charcuterie Extravaganza: Create a sumptuous charcuterie board with an assortment of cured meats, artisanal cheeses, olives, nuts, and gourmet crackers.

  • Wine-infused Treats: Offer wine-infused treats like red wine chocolate truffles, wine-soaked fruit skewers, and white wine poached pears.

Wine Cork Exchange: Ask guests to bring a wine cork to the party, and exchange them with each other as a memento of the delightful evening.


A Swiftie's Christmas Celebration

Step into the enchanting world of Taylor Swift this Christmas with a whimsical Taylor Swift’s Winter Wonderland party! Gather your fellow Swifties and celebrate the holiday season with all things Taylor-inspired, from her music to her iconic style.

Decorations: Create a magical winter wonderland with a Taylor Swift twist. Use Taylor’s signature color scheme of pastel hues and gold accents to decorate the venue. Hang fairy lights, paper snowflakes, and Taylor Swift album covers as charming backdrops. Add a touch of sparkle with glittery ornaments and Taylor-inspired memorabilia.

Taylor Swift Karaoke Contest: Host a Taylor Swift Karaoke Contest where guests can showcase their vocal talents by singing their favorite Taylor Swift songs. Provide a stage area with a microphone and screen lyrics to ensure everyone can sing along with their beloved Taylor tunes.

Games and Activities:

  • Swiftie Trivia Challenge: Test your guests’ knowledge of Taylor Swift with a fun trivia game. From her discography to her famous music videos, see who knows the most about the queen of pop.

  • Taylor Swift Song Pictionary: Play a festive game of Pictionary using Taylor Swift song titles. Divide guests into teams and have them draw out the song titles for their teammates to guess.

  • Swiftie Fashion Show: Encourage guests to dress up as their favorite Taylor Swift era or music video character. From “Love Story” to “Shake It Off,” there are plenty of iconic looks to choose from.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Blank Space Martini: A glamorous mix of vodka, blue curaçao, and a splash of lemon juice, garnished with a lemon twist.

  • Enchanted Champagne Punch: A sparkling blend of champagne, elderflower liqueur, and fresh berries, served in elegant champagne flutes.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Tay-Tay Tacos: Set up a taco bar with various fillings and toppings, like “Love Story” chicken, “Shake It Off” shredded beef, and “Delicate” vegetarian options.

  • Red Velvet Cupcakes: Offer red velvet cupcakes, a nod to Taylor’s album “Red,” adorned with gold stars or Taylor Swift’s iconic signatures.

“Swiftmas” Gift Exchange: Incorporate a “Swiftmas” twist to the traditional gift exchange. Ask guests to bring small gifts wrapped in Taylor Swift-themed wrapping paper. They can exchange gifts while enjoying Taylor’s music in the background.


Y2K Christmas Blast

Y2k Christmas Party

Travel back in time to the early 2000s with a Y2K Christmas Blast! Gather your friends and loved ones for a nostalgic celebration filled with all the pop culture, music, and fashion that defined the turn of the millennium.

Decorations: Transform your party space into a time capsule of the early 2000s. Deck the halls with neon colors, lava lamps, and inflatable furniture. Hang posters of iconic boy bands, pop stars, and movie characters that were all the rage back then.

Early 2000s Music Dance-off: Host an early 2000s music dance-off where guests can showcase their best moves to the chart-topping hits of the era. Prepare a playlist featuring songs from NSYNC, Britney Spears, Beyoncé, and more, to get everyone grooving.

Games and Activities:

  • Trivia Throwback: Test your guests’ knowledge of the early 2000s with a trivia game featuring questions about popular TV shows, movies, and music from the time.

  • Best Dressed 2000s Costume Contest: Encourage guests to come dressed in their best early 2000s attire, whether it’s denim on denim, velour tracksuits, or trucker hats. Have a fashion show and vote for the best-dressed guest.

  • “Guess That 2000s Song” Challenge: Play a game where guests listen to short snippets of songs from the early 2000s and try to guess the title and artist.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Cosmopolitan Revival: A classic cocktail that became popular in the early 2000s, made with vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and a splash of lime.

  • Rum and Coke Remix: A twist on the classic rum and coke with flavored rum and a splash of grenadine, served with a maraschino cherry.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Popcorn Bar: Offer a variety of flavored popcorn, such as kettle corn, cheese popcorn, and caramel popcorn, in retro-style popcorn boxes.

  • Mini Sliders and Fries: Serve mini sliders and french fries, reminiscent of the popular fast-food trends of the early 2000s.

Tech Time Capsule: Create a “Tech Time Capsule” where guests can contribute items representing the technology of the early 2000s, such as flip phones, CDs, and DVD cases.


Paw-liday Pet Party: A Furry Christmas Celebration

Include your furry friends and favorite pet lovers in the festive fun with a Paw-liday Pet Party, a Christmas celebration that’s all about pets and the joy they bring to our lives. Gather your fellow pet lovers and their adorable companions for a pawsitively delightful Christmas party!

Decorations: Decorate your party space with pet-friendly Christmas decor, such as pet-themed ornaments, paw print garlands, and cute pet stockings. Add cozy pet beds or blankets for your furry guests to relax in comfort.

Pet Costume Parade: Host a pet costume parade where guests can dress up their pets in festive holiday attire. From Santa Paws to reindeer costumes, there will be plenty of cute and creative outfits to admire.

Games and Activities:

  • Pet Talent Show: Let your pets showcase their unique talents, whether it’s tricks, singing, or dancing. Set up a stage area for the furry stars to shine.

  • Pet Photo Booth: Create a pet photo booth with props and holiday-themed backdrops. Guests can take adorable photos with their pets as cherished mementos.

  • Pet Treat Hunt: Organize a pet treat hunt where pets can sniff out hidden treats around the party area. It’s a fun activity that will keep the furry guests entertained.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Purr-fectly Spiked Eggnog: A delightful mix of eggnog, bourbon or rum, and a sprinkle of nutmeg, served with a cinnamon stick.

  • Meowy Mojito: A refreshing blend of rum, mint leaves, lime juice, and a splash of cranberry juice, garnished with a lime slice.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Paw-tastic Treats: Serve pet-friendly snacks like dog biscuits and catnip-infused treats for the furry guests to enjoy.

  • Pet-themed Appetizers: Create appetizers in the shape of paw prints or pet faces using cookie cutters. You can make paw print-shaped sandwiches or pet face-shaped cheese platters.

Pet Gift Exchange: Encourage guests to bring small gifts for the pets attending the party. It could be a new toy, a cozy blanket, or a bag of special treats. The furry guests will surely appreciate the extra love and attention.

Pet Adoption Drive: As part of the Paw-liday Pet Party, consider partnering with a local animal shelter for a pet adoption drive. Raise awareness for animal rescue and provide information about adopting a furry friend this holiday season.


A Christmas Story (The Movie) Party

Step into the nostalgic world of the beloved movie “A Christmas Story” with an unforgettable Christmas party. Gather your friends and family for an A Christmas Story Extravaganza, celebrating the heartwarming and humorous moments from this timeless holiday film.

Decorations: Transform your party space into a scene straight out of the movie with iconic Christmas Story decor. Hang leg lamps, create a “fragile” crate display, and adorn the walls with memorable quotes and scenes from the film. Set up a faux “Santa’s Mountain” display, complete with a slide for guests to recreate the famous scene from the movie.

Red Ryder BB Gun Contest: Host a fun Red Ryder BB Gun shooting contest using Nerf guns or toy dart guns. Set up targets and have guests compete to see who has the best aim.

Games and Activities:

  • A Christmas Story Trivia: Test your guests’ knowledge of the movie with a trivia game filled with questions about Ralphie, the leg lamp, and other iconic moments from the film.

  • Tongue-on-a-Pole Challenge: Recreate the classic scene where Flick gets his tongue stuck to a frozen pole. Provide popsicles and have guests attempt to stick their tongues on a metal pole without getting stuck!

  • Bumpus Hound Scavenger Hunt: Hide plush toy hounds around the party area, and have guests search for them during a Bumpus Hound Scavenger Hunt.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Frozen Pole Punch: A festive and fruity punch made with cranberry juice, orange juice, and lemon-lime soda, served over crushed ice.

  • Ralphie’s Red Ryder Cocktail: A bourbon-based cocktail with a touch of cherry liqueur, garnished with a maraschino cherry.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Chop Suey Palace Buffet: Serve up an Asian-inspired buffet with dishes like fried rice, sweet and sour chicken, and egg rolls, just like the memorable scene from the movie.

  • Pink Bunny Pajama Treats: Create pink bunny-shaped cookies or cupcakes to pay homage to the hilarious scene where Ralphie receives his pink bunny pajamas.

Chinese Takeout Boxes as Party Favors: Send guests home with a little piece of the movie by giving out Chinese takeout boxes filled with fortune cookies and small holiday-themed treats.


An Oprah Themed Holiday Party

Come on, who doesn’t love Oprah!? So, inspired by Oprah’s generosity, organize a gift exchange where each guest brings their favorite item to share with someone else. It could be a book, a beauty product, or a gourmet treat. Each person will go home with a thoughtful gift chosen with love.

Games and Activities:

  • Oprah Trivia Challenge: Test your guests’ knowledge of Oprah Winfrey with a trivia game covering her inspiring career, humanitarian efforts, and memorable moments.

  • The “O” Show Talent Showcase: Encourage guests to showcase their talents, whether it’s singing, dancing, or stand-up comedy. The most impressive act can win a special Oprah-inspired prize.

  • Oprah’s Gift Exchange Game: Play a game inspired by Oprah’s Favorite Things giveaway. Place small gifts in a bag, and each guest takes turns picking a gift or “swapping” with someone else.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Oprah’s Fizzy Sparkler: A delightful mix of champagne, elderflower liqueur, and a splash of cranberry juice, garnished with a sugared cranberry.

  • The Oprah Chai-tini: A creamy and spiced cocktail made with chai tea-infused vodka, Baileys Irish Cream, and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Global Cuisine Feast: Serve a diverse array of dishes from different cultures, inspired by Oprah’s love for global cuisine and food exploration.

  • Gourmet Treats Table: Offer an assortment of gourmet chocolates, artisanal cheeses, and delectable desserts for guests to indulge in.

“O You” Self-Care Station: Set up a “O You” self-care station with pampering items like scented candles, face masks, and massage oils. Guests can take a moment to relax and treat themselves.

Oprah’s Gratitude Wall: Create a gratitude wall where guests can write down what they’re thankful for during the holiday season. It’s a wonderful way to spread positivity and celebrate the spirit of giving back.


The Anti-Christmas Christmas Party

Embrace your inner Grinch with a Festive Grinchmas Bash, an Anti-Christmas celebration for those who enjoy a playful twist on the holiday season. Gather your friends and family who love a bit of mischief and revel in the joy of being a holiday “Grinch.”

Decorations: Transform your party space into a whimsical winter wonderland with a Grinch twist. Decorate with vibrant green and red colors, Grinch-themed ornaments, and quirky holiday banners with playful sayings like “Bah Humbug” and “Stink, Stank, Stunk.”

The Grinch Gift Exchange: Instead of traditional gift-giving, host a Grinch Gift Exchange. Ask guests to bring funny or gag gifts that reflect the Grinch’s mischievous spirit. Encourage creativity and humor in gift selection.

Games and Activities:

  • Pin the Heart on the Grinch: Play a hilarious version of the classic “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” game, where guests try to place a heart on the Grinch while blindfolded.

  • Grinch Charades: Have guests act out scenes and characters from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” in a lively game of charades.

  • Whoville Trivia Challenge: Test your guests’ knowledge of Whoville and the Grinch’s misadventures with a fun Whoville Trivia Challenge.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Grinch-tini: A green and festive cocktail made with vodka, melon liqueur, and a splash of pineapple juice, garnished with a maraschino cherry.

  • Merry “Mischief” Mule: A twist on the classic Moscow Mule with cranberry juice, ginger beer, and a splash of lime, served in a festive copper mug.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Grinch Popcorn: A mix of green popcorn with red candy hearts, representing the Grinch’s heart growing three sizes.

  • Max’s Doggie Treats: Offer a platter of pet-friendly treats in honor of the Grinch’s loyal companion, Max.

Grinch Costume Contest: Encourage guests to dress up as their favorite Grinch characters, from the Grinch himself to Cindy Lou Who and the Whoville residents. Award prizes for the most creative and humorous costumes.

Anti-Christmas Carol Karaoke: Sing your favorite non-traditional holiday songs, from humorous parodies to classic rock and pop hits, during an Anti-Christmas Carol Karaoke session.


Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Holiday Fiesta

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Bring the glitz and glam of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” to your Christmas party with a festive and interactive Watch What Happens Live Christmas Spectacular! Get ready for a night filled with celebrity-inspired games, fabulous cocktails, and delightful culinary treats.

Decorations: Create a chic and modern set inspired by the “Watch What Happens Live” talk show. Use bold colors, sleek furniture, and sparkling lights to set the stage for an unforgettable evening.

Bravo Bravos Awards Ceremony: Host a “Bravo Bravos” Awards Ceremony where guests can nominate and vote for their favorite Bravo reality show moments, stars, and catchphrases. Award the winners with small trophies or fun Bravo-themed prizes.

Games and Activities:

  • Housewives Taglines Game: Guests create their own Housewives-style taglines that reflect their personalities. Each person introduces their tagline with flair, and the audience votes for the most memorable one.

  • Bravo Trivia Showdown: Test your guests’ knowledge of Bravo’s reality shows, from “Real Housewives” to “Below Deck,” with a fun and competitive trivia game.

  • WWHL Shot Ski Challenge: Set up a shot ski with small shot glasses, and guests take shots simultaneously while chanting their favorite Bravo catchphrases.

Fun Cocktail Ideas:

  • Bravo-tini: A glitzy and colorful cocktail made with vodka, raspberry liqueur, and a splash of lime juice, garnished with a raspberry and edible glitter.

  • Housewives Punch: A fruity and refreshing punch made with rum, cranberry juice, orange juice, and a hint of sparkling wine.

Fun Food Theme Ideas:

  • Bravo Bites: Serve an assortment of trendy and upscale finger foods, like gourmet sliders, mini tacos, and sushi rolls.

  • Andy Cohen’s Dessert Delights: Offer a variety of decadent desserts, like Andy Cohen’s favorite treats, from chocolate lava cakes to macarons.

Red Carpet Fashion Show: Host a red carpet fashion show where guests can strut their stuff in their most fabulous outfits. Take pictures of each guest and create a fun fashion montage.

Watch What Happens Live Karaoke: Sing your favorite pop hits and reality show theme songs during a fun and interactive karaoke session.


So, yeah.  We think we came up with totally unique Christmas party ideas this year, right?  Sure there are some traditional options like the wine party or the classic ugly Christmas sweater party, but if you’re a fan of pop culture favorites like The Barbie movie, Oprah and, of course, Taylor Swift there’s something for you.  So get ready, have fun, and create an amazing party you and your guests will remember forever.

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