400+ Holiday Party Ideas Organized by Occasion


400+ Holiday Party Ideas Organized by Occasion


DIY Pinata Christmas Tree DecorationParty planning can be stressful, but we have you covered with this amazing comprehensive list of 400+ Holiday Party Ideas Organized by Occasion. If you are throwing a baby shower, house warming party, or having people over for a summer barbecue, you are sure to throw the party of the season. You will find great easy craft ideas for New Year's Eve, Halloween, and Christmas parties too. There is something for everyone in this list, including the kids if they're invited to the parties. We have food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) for each occasion too, so your party planning is half done. All you have to do is decide which party theme idea you love and get started on these beautiful crafts!

We want everyone to have a good time at every party, including the host. Make your life easier with these easy party crafts. Your friends and family won't believe that you made all of this yourself, because it will look cute and like you had a professional party planner. You can tell them you got the ideas off the internet, but they probably won't believe you, because everything will look too beautiful to be homemade.

400+ Holiday Party Ideas Organized by Occasion

400+ Holiday Party Ideas Organized by Occasion

Table of Contents

DIY Baby Shower

New Year's Eve Party Ideas

Halloween Party Ideas

House Warming Party Ideas

Summer Party Ideas

Fun Christmas Party Ideas


Baby Shower Planning Guide

Mother's Manifesto   Itty Bitty DIY Party Favor Pots

Baby showers are such a special time for a mother-to-be and the people who love her. It can be stressful to come up with original ideas so everyone has a good time. Lucky for you, we have food and drinks (non-alcoholic for the mommy) that will be hits with everyone. We also have fun baby shower games and different themes for different tastes.

Easy Party Food and Party Drinks

  1. Party Appetizer Mini Quiche Recipe
  2. DIY Baby Shower Lemon Meltaways  American Marshmallow Milkshakes
  3. Baby's Sweet Shower Kisses
  4. Marshmallow Milkshakes
  5. Fresh Cherry Lemonade
  6. Lemon Curd Stuffed Cupcakes
  7. Black Cherry Buttermilk Homemade Ice Cream
  8. Mango Shaved Ice
  9. Yummy Chocolate Nutter Butter Pupsicles
  10. Mother's Day Mini Tart Recipe
  11. Brunch Pizza
  12. Baby Clothes Cake
  13. Chick Cupcakes

Baby Shower Ideas

  1. Baby Ballerina Costume Baby Shower Bucket
  2. 30 Minute Baby Quilt
  3. Baby Shower Bucket
  4. Baby Shower Diaper Card
  5. Baby Shower Treat Holder
  6. Itty Bitty DIY Party Favor Pots
  7. Insanely Cute Bunny Balloons
  8. 11 Easy Baby Shower Games
  9. Mother's Manifesto
  10. BONUS: How to Plan a Baby Shower

Gifts: 24 Jaw-Dropping DIY Baby Shower Gifts and the Best Gifts for New Moms

Nautical Themed Baby Shower Nautical Baby Shower Printables

  1. Nautical Navy Summer Wreath
  2. No Fuss Nautical Buoys
  3. Mermaid Shell Topped Bottles
  4. Nautical Scrapbook Collection
  5. Nautical Painted Napkins
  6. Nautical Baby Shower Printables
  7. Nautical Baby Shower Planning
  8. Beachy Starfish DIY Candle Holders

Geek Baby Shower

  1. Geeky-Girly Chewy Pin
  2. Thor's DIY Hammer Monster's Inc. Crochet Baby Hat
  3. Caped Crusader Cupcakes
  4. Comic Book Word Bubble Printables
  5. Spider-Man Cake
  6. Monsters Inc. Crochet Baby Hat
  7. Darling Duck Crochet Baby Hat
  8. Dapper Duck Crochet Baby Hat
  9. Wilma Flintstone Costume
  10. Hunger Games Love Sign
  11. Hunger Games Cookies
  12. Superhero Comic Book Magnets
  13. Stars Wars Printable Cards
  14. Minecraft Party Decorations


New Year's Eve Party Ideas

Confetti Champagne Glasses   Dazzling New Year's Topiary

The year is ending and you want to celebrate another trip around the sun with your closest friends and family. Below you'll find yummy treats to serve and activities to keep kids occupied during the long night. Your guests are going to be in awe of your party planning prowess when they see your beautiful home and smell the delicious food.

Easy Party Food and Party DrinksBlack Light Lemonade

  1. Spinach Ball Bites
  2. Zucchini Pizza Bites
  3. Pinata Party Bread
  4. Five-Minute Navajo Tacos
  5. Black Light Lemonade
  6. Delectable Cranberry Walnut Bread

For the Kids: New Year's Resolution Cube

  1. Handy New Year Centerpiece
  2. Pass the Time Goodie Bags
  3. Countdown to Midnight Box
  4. New Year's Resolution Cube
  5. Printable Drive-In Theater Cars

New Year's Eve Party

  1. New Years Celebration Hat and Tag
  2. Polka Dot Garland for New Year's Eve New Year's DIY Confetti Bottles
  3. Dazzling New Years Topiary
  4. Upcycled New Years Door Decor
  5. Shimmering Champagne Glasses
  6. Toasting Glass Party Favors
  7. Happy New Year Ribbon Banner
  8. Vintage Happy New Year Hats
  9. New Years Eve Tassel Garland
  10. New Year's DIY Confetti Bottles
  11. Glamorous Golden Sequin Vases
  12. Festive Hand Painted Holiday Glassware
  13. New Year's Eve Fortune Cookies
  14. Confetti Champagne Glasses
  15. Foil Pie Pan Rose Topiary
  16. BONUS: 15 New Year's Party Ideas That Will Wow Your Guests


Halloween Party Ideas

Just Batty Balloon Decorations   Haunted Halloween Terrariums

Halloween is a fun time for both kids and adults. It's the one night a year everyone can dress up as something goofy, scary, or clever. Celebrate All Hallow's Eve with your friends and family this year. We've got you covered when it comes to party planning. You can have a ready-made pirate themed party or just a regular spooky Halloween one. You will find recipes for yummy treats and activities to keep the little monsters occupied, so everyone is sure to have a good night.

Easy Party Food and Party DrinksSpider Juice Cocktail

  1. Spider Juice Cocktail
  2. Delicious Autumn Punch
  3. Seasonal Pumpkin Bread Recipe
  4. Skinny Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
  5. Orange Velvet Halloween Cupcakes
  6. Monster Mash Cookies
  7. Delicious Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix
  8. Cornflake Pumpkins
  9. Pumpkin Mini Cakes
  10. Marshmallow Monsters

Halloween Party Ideas

  1. Just Batty Balloon Decorating Ideas Freaky Felt Vases
  2. Easy Corn Husk DIY Wreath
  3. Halloween Mask Planters
  4. Spider Web Pillow Design
  5. Pottery Barn Knock-Off Skull Vase
  6. Halloween Mod Podge Blocks
  7. Pom Pom Halloween Wreath
  8. Halloween Bat Throw Pillows
  9. Spooktacular Halloween Party Ideas
  10. Bats and Cats Halloween Printables
  11. Fun Halloween Printables
  12. Simple Halloween Wreath
  13. Freaky Felt Vases
  14. Haunted Halloween Terrariums
  15. Spirderweb Spread Table Runner
  16. BONUS: 9 Halloween Crafts and Halloween Recipes for Parties free eBook

For the Kids:

  1. Juice Box Jack O'Lantern Monster Cookie Sticks
  2. Candy Corn Favors
  3. Must-Make Mummy Balloons
  4. Mummy Drinks
  5. Monster Cookie Sticks
  6. Handprint Ghosts
  7. Halloween Lollipop Spiders
  8. Styrofoam Spider Creatures
  9. Popsicle Stick Spider Web
  10. Hanging Toilet Paper Roll Bats
  11. Doodle Pumpkin
  12. Happy Bat Crayons

Pirate Halloween

  1. Jack Sparrow Pirate Costume Pirate Party Centerpiece Printable
  2. Pirate Halloween Party Theme
  3. Printable Pirate Party Sign
  4. PVS Pirate Ship Party Decoration
  5. Free Pirate Themed Printables
  6. Captain Hook's Ring Toss Party Game
  7. Pirate Party Centerpiece Printable
  8. Captain Hook's Ring Toss
  9. Pirate Punch Box Party Game
  10. Jolly Roger Pirate Hat

Fabric Yo Yo Pumpkins


Looking for more holiday crafts and recipes? Find them in our FREE eBook: The Essential Guide to the Best Holiday Recipes & Crafts: 20 Ideas for a DIY Christmas, Thanksgiving & Halloween!



House Warming Party

DIY Outdoor Chandelier   Anthropologie Inspired String Letters

Hooray, you have a new home! Invite all of your closest friends, family, and brand spankin' new neighbors over and show it off. Make delicious finger foods and serve yummy drinks. You'll start off your new life in your new home right with positive energy and surrounding yourself with the people who love you most.

Easy Party Food and Party Drinks

  1. Party Punch Party Punch
  2. Celebration Sangria
  3. Anytime Appetizer
  4. Colorful Deviled Eggs
  5. Vegetable Party Bites
  6. Baked Cheesy Dip
  7. No Bake Chocolate Truffles
  8. Oh So Simple Snickerdoodle Recipe
  9. Low-Cost Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe
  10. Midwestern Vinegar Cucumber Salad

House Warming Party Ideas

  1. Congrats House Card Wine Bottle Address Lanterns
  2. DIY Outdoor Chandelier
  3. Wine Bottle Address Lanterns
  4. Seuss Inspired Homemade Charades
  5. Fun and Festive Ceiling Streamers
  6. Bright and Blossoming Spring Trees
  7. Anthropologie Inspired String Letters
  8. DIY Mason Jar Chandelier
  9. DIY Ombre Tablecloth
  10. Little Footprints Rug
  11. Anthropologie Inspired Recipe Binder
  12. Radical Repurposed Door Organizer
  13. Homespun Apple and Spice Stove Top Potpourri


Summer Party Ideas

Summer Champagne Cocktail Recipe  Perfect Summer Salsa

The weather is sunny, beautiful, and perfect for grilling outside. Invite everyone over and show off your party-throwing skills. You have the perfect menu, decorations, and you even have games and activities for the kids. Whether it's just a random Saturday party or the Fourth of July, you are prepared to throw the best party of the summer.

Easy Party Food and Party Drinks

  1. Texas Peach Sangria Recipe Texas Peach Sangria
  2. Cucumber Summer Daiquiri Recipe
  3. Summer Champagne Cocktail Recipe
  4. Coconut Lime Tropical Smoothie
  5. Cool and Creamy Cucumber Salad
  6. No-Baked Potato Salad
  7. Easy Watermelon Cupcakes
  8. Crab Summer Salad
  9. Perfect Summer Salsa
  10. Mouth-Watering Watermelon Salsa
  11. Greek Salad with Lemon Dressing
  12. Fruit and Spinach Summer Salad Recipe
  13. Juicy Cilantro Lime Chicken
  14. American Flag Cake
  15. Memorial Day Decorated Dip Recipe
  16. BONUS: 20 Easy Summer Recipes: Summer Drink Recipes, Summer Salad Recipes, and Summer Dessert Recipes
  17. BONUS: 13 of Our Best Summer Drinks & Alcoholic Summer Drinks

For the Kids:  Lemonade Fruit Pops

  1. Strawberry Macaron Flower Pops
  2. Lemonade Fruit Pops
  3. Summer Tin Can Lanterns
  4. DIY Outdoor Dominoes
  5. Make a Homemade Kite
  6. Paint the Town DIY Outdoor Idea
  7. Backyard Glow in the Dark Game
  8. Free Kids' Explorer Journal Printable
  9. BONUS: How to Make a Suncatcher: 26 DIY Suncatchers

Summer Party Ideas

  1. Mason Jar BBQ Party Favors Mason Jar BBQ Party Favors
  2. Personal Mini Pinata Party Favors
  3. Summer Serving Tray
  4. Summery Succulent Centerpiece
  5. Tuscan Summer Decor
  6. Rustic Wooden Summer Sign
  7. Fly Your Flag Bunting
  8. DIY Folding Camp Chair
  9. Bold Bottle Tiki Torches
  10. Cute Candle Centerpieces
  11. Stepping Stones DIY Yard Projects
  12. BONUS: How to Make a Wreath: 27 DIY Summer Wreaths

Fourth of July Party July Firecracker Centerpiece

  1. Fourth of July Flag Wreath
  2. Fourth of July Party Essentials
  3. Fourth of July Patriotic Balloons
  4. Cheers to the Fourth Wine Glasses
  5. Fireworks DIY Wreath Idea
  6. July Firecracker Centerpiece
  7. Washi Tape Americana Art


Fun Christmas Party Ideas

Maple Homemade Hot Cocoa   DIY Christmas Card Display

The holiday season can be stressful. There are gifts to purchase or make, parties to attend, and family to visit. If you're planning to host a party of your own, whether it be at home or the office, the following ideas will make your life a little easier. You can stay jolly all the way until Christmas, because the party is already planned for you.

Easy Party Food and Party DrinksHoliday Owl Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

  1. 8 Sweet Christmas Party Food Ideas
  2. Maple Homemade Hot Cocoa
  3. Holiday Owl Rice Krispie Treats Recipe
  4. Cranberry Old Fashioned Cocktail Drink
  5. Easy Snowball Cookies
  6. Holiday Homemade Pimento Cheese Recipe
  7. Christmas Caramel Apple Recipe
  8. Candy Cane Crumble Nutella Cookies
  9. Holiday Puppy Chow Recipe
  10. Spiced Holiday Cider Recipe
  11. Amazing DIY Christmas Lights
  12. Buttered Rum Cake with Eggnog Cream
  13. Chocolate Peppermint Truffles
  14. Cinnamon and Orange Spiked Hot Chocolate
  15. BONUS: 28 Festive Christmas Party Ideas and Easy Christmas Recipes

For the Kids: Gingerbread Nativity Manger Scene

  1. Gingerbread Nativity Manger Scene
  2. Ribbon Tree Homemade Christmas Ornaments
  3. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Treats
  4. Five Finger Snowman Ornaments
  5. Sweet Homemade Gingerbread Men
  6. Printable Snowman Coloring Page
  7. Letters to Santa Postal Pouch
  8. Paper Plate Santa, Snowman, and Rudolph

Christmas Party in Your Home DIY Ombre Christmas Tree

  1. DIY Ombre Christmas Tree
  2. DIY Christmas Card Display
  3. Alphabet Christmas Tree
  4. Yarn DIY Christmas Wreath
  5. DIY Pinata Christmas Tree Decoration
  6. Simple Pine Cone & Ornament DIY Garland
  7. Joyful DIY Christmas Decoration
  8. DIY Woodland Wonderland
  9. DIY Knit Scarf Lampshade
  10. Table Top Yarn Trees
  11. Sassy Santa Hats
  12. BONUS: 28 Festive Christmas Party Ideas and Easy Christmas Recipes
  13. BONUS: 26 Mason Jar Crafts for Christmas

Office Christmas Party Pretty Easy Pine Cone Place Holders

  1. 20 Minute DIY Holiday Wreath
  2. Cappuccino-Inspired Eggnog
  3. Hosting a Cookie Exchange Party
  4. DIY Photo Booth
  5. Pretty Easy Pine Cone Place Card Holders
  6. Origami Santa
  7. Christmas Movie Pop Art Plaques
  8. Easy Washi Tape Ornaments
  9. Santa Treat Cups
  10. Santa's Stuck Place Setting

DIY Paper Gift Boxes


Don't you just LOVE holiday crafts? Have a DIY Christmas by downloading our FREE eBook: Holiday Gift Guide: 18 Handmade Christmas Gifts and Handmade Christmas Cards!




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