With 2022 coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking about the next big thing – and that’s the New Year. After a turbulent few Covid years, 2022 was only slightly better thanks to stock shortages and killer inflation, so here’s hoping 2023 brings some positive change.
No matter where you live, the weather will hopefully be beautiful here on the last day of December - so if you’re planning an event, here are some fantastic ideas for hosting the best-ever New Year’s Eve party!
Decide on the venue
First things first! Before you do anything, decide where you want to hold your party. Many people think the best parties are held in a specific venue such as a resort, club, restaurant or bar. However, that can be pretty pricey – and throwing a party at your own home can still be equally amazing for a lot less $$$'s. It also means your guests will have more room to let loose as they see in the New Year. After all, that’s what parties are all about! So, with proper planning, this may just be your best-ever New Year’s Eve party.
Pick a theme
Now that you know where to hold your party, the next step is to pick a party theme. Think about how you want your guests to celebrate the night before 2023 arrives. Here are a few ideas you might want to consider:
Glam up your drinks
It’s the last night of the year, so your basic beverages just aren’t going to cut it tonight!
Champagne cocktails are a must, and you’ll definitely amaze your guests with this beautiful but easy combination. All you need are brandy, champagne, sugar cubes, bitters, orange slices, and maraschino cherries. Here’s the full recipe.
And for anyone who’s not so keen on the bubbly concoctions, you can make sure their drinks look like they are ready to celebrate too by setting up a garnish bar so everyone can they engage in a little DIY glamification. Set out things like citrus slices, berries, olives, rosemary springs, mint and cinnamon sticks - so your guests can accessorise their own drinks.
Serve up some easy but delicious food
Of course, you can’t let the night pass without serving a range of sumptuous bites for everyone to enjoy. Food for thought - here are some easy finger food and dinner ideas that everyone can feast on:
Prepare some fun activities
It’s a celebration to welcome the New Year, so you want your guests to feel the vibe. Make sure they don’t get bored by preparing fun activities to keep them up and about during the party. Of course you need to set up a dance floor to keep the party alive all night long, but party games will keep everyone in stitches long into the night. Stuck for ideas? Here are 23 New Year’s Eve Party Games and Ideas to Celebrate 2022.
Happy New Year!
It’s the partiest party night of the year, so you must make the most of it! With some help from your friends and family, you can breeze through all of the prep work. But if the budget doesn’t look too promising for the last day of 2022, we’re here to help. Just take a look at our cash loans from $1,000 to find out how quick and easy it is to get your hands on some extra funds. Once a loan is approved, the cash is usually in your bank account within a few hours – so you can start preparing for your best-ever New Year’s Eve party!