Everything Needed for Planning a Holiday Party
The holiday season is gearing up and it’s time to party and enjoy the company of family, friends and colleagues. As you get ready to have some fun, here is a short holiday party checklist of holiday party planning tips you can do to make your party one that everyone will enjoy.
Pick Your Date & Time Carefully
Choose a date that’s easy to attend. It’s best to plan your party in the evening, three or four nights before Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas as people will be in the mood and aren’t likely to have plans for those nights. If kids are going to be attending, it’s a good idea to aim for 6 or 7 p.m.
Set a Theme
Setting a theme for the party helps everyone pick costumes and dress for the occasion. It creates a sense of camaraderie that will help everyone relax, bond and enjoy the evening. Setting a theme also makes it easier to plan the decorations and create an ambiance that will bring the party to life.
Whether it’s bobbing for apples, playing football, telling ghost stories, or singing carols, planning a holiday party requires choosing events everyone can engage in and enjoy. As part of your office party planning checklist, enlist a team of people from your office to help plan, prepare and organize these events. This gets more people involved in the endeavor, which means less work for everyone involved.
Don’t Forget the Food & Drink
Every holiday party should include pizza because, let’s be honest, everyone loves a pizza party! You will also want to make sure to have plenty of snacks and drinks on hand. It is always a good idea to plan enough food and drink for 5-10 people more than you have invited. Doing so makes it less likely that you’ll run out and the party will end early.
If you are planning to serve alcohol, schedule several people at the party to serve as designated drivers. This makes it possible for everyone to have fun, and for everyone to get home safely when the party is over.
There’s no shortage of things to do when you are planning a holiday party. The team at Sardella’s can help by catering your holiday party for you. We can cater everything from your Halloween bash to your birthday blowout, which means that you won’t have to spend a single minute in the kitchen getting ready.
Our pizza and Italian food catering leaves you more time to dress up, decorate and enjoy the fun. We invite you to contact us at one of our convenient locations across Phoenix to learn more about the options we have available.