If you have decided to skip the wild night out and are choosing to spend New Year’s Eve in sweatpants instead of sequins, we’re with you. But just because you won’t be toasting the adults at midnight, doesn’t mean you can’t make New Year’s Eve a special occasion for the whole family.
We’re sharing some of our favorite family-friendly ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve with the kids. From festive décor to food and fun, we’ve got you covered when it comes to ringing in a new year and making family memories too.
Let the countdown begin!
We like to make things interactive and easy when it comes to party food, so we recommend setting up food bars to make dinner or snacking an experience. Not only does it get the whole family involved, but kids and adults alike can have fun creating and trying each other’s culinary inventions. Bonus, making dinner a DIY experience is picky-eater-proof.
Some fun food bar ideas that are perfect for a New Year’s Eve party:
We recommend getting the family in on planning the menu. Choose which dishes you’re going to make, have everyone share their favorite topping requests, then all you have to do is shop, prep, and supervise.
It’s not a party without fun and games! If you plan to let kids stay up a little later than usual, you’re going to need to keep them busy.
You know we love a party, but even more, we love creating a great party atmosphere. You may still have some of your Christmas decorations up, but with a few special touches, you can transform your space into the ultimate glam New Year’s Eve soiree.
We’ve got all the items you need to sip, cheer, and celebrate until bedtime in our Holiday Shop. Best of all? It all arrives on your porch in a neat little box-no extra trips to the store.
Keeping the kids up past their usual bedtime is a daunting task for any parent. Here are a few of our tried-and-true tips for keeping the evening fun for everyone big and small:
Ringing in the New Year as a family can be a special time to make memories, reflect on another year spent together, and look forward to the next one. We hope you choose to make it a magical night for everyone under your roof.
Happy New Year!
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