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Christmas is a great time for getting all of your family, friends, church members and even colleagues together to celebrate the holidays, have a good time, and to create great memories too. A Christmas party is always going to be an excellent way of bringing these groups of people together to have a good time and you can throw a party in almost any venue you choose as well.

Christmas Party Invitations

The first decision you need to make is whom you want to invite to your party. The second decision you will have to make is whether this party is going to be for adults, youth, children, or a mix of the three. The third decision is going to be about entertainment.


When you are throwing a family Christmas party for youth, adults and children it is going to be a good idea to have entertainment that both of these groups will enjoy and can enjoy together. There are some classic party favorites that you can turn too for a mixed age Christmas get together such as bobbing for apples, and pin the tail on the donkey. You can get a lot of Christmas games and icebreakers from Creative Christmas Ideas

Music will of course play a big part of any party and this is especially true during the Christmas season so you should have a good selection or at least a playlist of good Christmas music to play. Singing or caroling is also a great entertainment idea for a mixed age party. If you need some handouts for caroling you can get my Christmas Caroling Songsheets

Christmas Party Venue

Over the holidays, many adults will attend at least one party to celebrate Christmas and they will want to go to a party where there is good entertainment and they can have some fun. One thing to consider is the venue you will use for the party and there a couple of good ideas if you are not going to use your home. Renting a banquet hall is one such idea and it is a good idea too. Banquet halls generally have a lot of room, food prep areas, and even a bandstand.

Should you decide to throw a Christmas party in your home or someone else’s home for adults only you will have a couple of entertainment benefits that you would not otherwise have in a public venue. One of the greatest benefits that you will have by using a private residence is that you and your guest will be in more comfortable surroundings, which will help your guests little to relax and enjoy what you have planned. You might want to consider live music and Christmas themed activities that are more suited to adults. Finally, you may want to consider using a caterer, which will not only provide the food, but clean up as well.

Office Christmas Parties

The most common Christmas party that most will attend is the venerable office Christmas party. If the responsibility falls on you to put one of these events together put together a checklist so that nothing will be forgotten. As far as entertainment goes, games and prizes are often a good idea for an office party. Live music is also another great idea when you throw a Christmas party, because it will people to interact and get to know each other better by dancing with each other. Games that remind the partygoers of past Christmas is a great idea too.

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