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Holiday Party Planning Checklist

14 Nov 2022

Make holiday planning a breeze with the For Your Party holiday party planning checklist! Our easy to follow guide will help keep you organized from the month before your event to the week after. Whether you are planning a corporate holiday party or hosting a Christmas party for friends and family, let's make this giving season one to remember. 

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Holiday Party Planning Checklist

One Month Before

Decide on your party’s 

[  ] Date and location (reserve venue if necessary)

[  ] Theme (ugly sweaters anyone?)

[  ] Budget

[  ] Guest list and send custom invitations

Three Weeks Before

[  ] Order your party supplies! You’ll need custom napkins, personalized cups, and plates 

[  ] Book a caterer or plan your menu and signature festive cocktails

[  ] Plan games or activities 

[  ] If you are planning a gift swapping game, purchase any party favors and gift wrap

One Week Before

[  ] Finalize the schedule of your event

[  ] Send a reminder to guests who haven’t RSVP'd

[  ] Share relevant event details like parking information with your guests 

[  ] Make a jingle bell rockin' playlist

1-2 Days Before

[  ] Buy all groceries

[  ] Prep any make-ahead food 

[  ] Decorate your house or event space (don't forget the mistletoe!)

[  ] Set up your tablescape

Party Day

[  ] Finish last minute decorating

[  ] Chill drinks (save some for the guests!)

[  ] Prepare final menu items

[  ] Have a jolly good time!

1 Week After

[  ] Send custom thank you cards to your guests

[  ] Create a shared album to send photos from the event to your guests

Holiday Party Planning Checklist