Philadelphia (CW Philly) — If you’re still figuring out your New Year’s Eve plan, this post is for you. Bars and clubs charge a fortune just to get inside, and once you’re in the door, it’s so packed, you can’t move. If you want to avoid the hefty cost and crowds, consider hosting a party to ring in the new year. Check out the guide below for tips on how to throw an epic New Year’s Eve bash.
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First and foremost, you need to set a cool vibe for your guests. Don’t stress about the perfect theme of the night. Keep it simple; you can’t go wrong with metallics and glitter.
Balloons are easy, yet so festive. Whether you want to go big, with massive champagne bottle balloons, or keep it simple with simple star balloons, Party City has you covered.
If you have time to craft, consider making this impressive, metallic wine bottle centerpiece.
Everyone loves a good photo op. Make sure your party is Instagram worthy with a photo booth frame and props! You can purchase a frame and fun props on Amazon for $29.99. If you don’t feel like splurging, you can make your own frame for next to nothing. Here’s what you need:
- Foam board (available at Dollar Tree locations)
- X-ACTO knife
- Decorations (i.e. markers, stickers, glitter)
- In order to transform a board into a frame, you’ll need to cut a hole in the foam board with an X-ACTO knife. Be careful!
- The next steps are up to you. Be as creative as you want with decorating the frame!
Any good party has delicious food. Mix it up with savory and sweet options to ensure everyone’s complete satisfaction.
Bacon + brussels = the tastiest food combination ever. Try out these super easy and delicious bacon brussels sprout skewers.READ MORE: Holiday Programming Updates: iHeartRadio Jingle Ball
Warm, cheesy spinach dip surrounded by buttery, flaky biscuits…what more could you ask for?
Indulge in tasty salted caramel popcorn with just seven, simple ingredients.
All recipes courtesy of Delish.com
Champagne is an absolute must on New Year’s Eve. However, to really impress your guests, don’t pour the bubbly straight from the bottle. Instead, serve these fun cocktails.
Give a classic cocktail a festive spin. Your guests will certainly cheers to that!
This bellini is crisp and refreshing. The addition of sorbet and fresh raspberries really take the drink to the next level.
This Moscow mule is the ultimate holiday cocktail. The bright, red pomegranate juice and deep, green rosemary sprig create a beautiful, cheerful beverage.Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
We hope this post has inspired you to host a legendary New Year’s Eve party. Good luck, and Happy New Year!