Themed New Year's Party Ideas

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Tired of the same old New Year's Eve Party? Here are some great ideas to create a themed New Year's party that everyone will talk about for months. 
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Costumes

Here are 5 themed dress ideas for a New Year's Eve Party. 
  • Flannel Pyjamas and a Robe - remind guests to keep it PG. 
  • Ugly Jumpers
  • All that Glitters - Make it shiny!
  • Decade Themed - tell everyone to come in the styles of their favourite decade. 
  • Rock Star Attire
  • Black Tie Affair
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Food

Theme your food with one of these 5  party food ideas. 
  • Movie Theme Night - Choose a movie and use foods that are highlighted in it. Serendipity frozen hot chocolate, anyone? Breakfast at Tiffany's?
  • Fried Foods - Everyone bring an ingredient to deep fry. How creative can you get? Vegetables? Cheese? Cake?
  • Fondue Dish - Have guests bring a fondue pot and a favourite fondue food. 
  • 5 Food Groups - Want to kick off a new year of good resolutions? Have fun and make the party food '5 food groups' themed with tips for filling your plate with healthy and delicious food.  
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Decor

Themed  decor can be a fun addition to the party feel. From classy to tacky, here are some decor ideas. 
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Favours

To favour or not to favour, that is the question. If you want to give people a favour to remember, here are some ideas to make it fun and welcome your New Year. 
  • Picture Frames - Adults can get crafty too. Buy plain wooden picture frames and have a game where each couple decorates it together. Lots of glitter, sequins and paint can make for a fun crafty evening with a dash of New Year's shine. 
  • Photo Booth - Create a photo booth that fits the theme and take pictures with phones. Challenge people to have fun with it then judge the photos by category:  serious, silly, etc. 
  • Party Poppers
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Ring in the New Year

There are so many ways to ring in the New Year. Here are just a few different ideas. 
  • Noisemakers - Almost everyone loves to make a little noise. Grab some pan lids or fun noisemakers. 
  • Bubbles - Buy the plain little favour bubbles and wrap glittery ribbon around them. Live in an apartment or have sleeping children? This is a quiet way to welcome the new year. 
  • Champagne -  Don't risk the glass. Buy plastic champagne glasses for a low maintenance midnight toast. 
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