As the year is nearing the end, the countdown for New Year Celebrations begins. Celebrating the New Year’s Eve (NYE) is all about getting together with your family and friends and partying with your favourite people. If you’re up for hosting a party in this New Year’s Eve, a lot of thoughts may preoccupy your mind - choosing the venue, decorations, selecting food and drinks menu, setting up game plans and other arrangements and of course, planning for new year gifts. If you are stumped on any of these decisions, consider the following ideas to make the night memorable for all the guests.
With a couple of money-saving new year party ideas, you can host a pretty amazing NYE party at your home that would appeal to all. Here, we have picked some of the pocket-friendly ideas that can be organized at home within your budget.
The first and foremost thing is to make a guest list. You may call them one by one or you can simply create an event on Facebook and invite your dear ones.
You need not spend much on decorations to set a sophisticated party atmosphere. Keep it simple. Decorate with handmade crafts. Use colourful balloons, tableware, poppers, confetti, cannons, noisemakers and candles. Use Christmas tree lights to add sparkle to the party area or you may use dimmed bulbs. Ask the guests to get dressed up in NYE outfits and get wearable accessories like colourful hats, crowns, minion goggles. You may also ask them to bring noisemakers along with them. Make some space for a dance floor and play the music to set the party mood perfectly.
Moving onto the most important part, Food and Drink. To have a budget-friendly New Year’s party, you may ask the guests to take a potluck where each guest will be contributing a different dish, which will add uniqueness and variety to the menu and will cut down your costs as well. Use disposable plates and silverware to serve food. You may also choose to bring out your barbecue set and make a live cooking counter to cook some assorted kebabs for your guests.
New Year Eve’s party is never complete without booze. You can serve inventive cocktails and punches that will not break your budget. You may try Champagne Punch with cranberry, apple or orange juices, which are not only delicious but praiseworthy! You may use wine decanter to aerate the ambience with the flavour of any wine. To have a fun drinking night, you may get some ring bell mugs for the beer lovers, these mugs are attached with bells that rings when it needs to be refilled. You can ask your guests to bring a dessert each that will gift everyone a tasty treat and it’ll also bring your cost down.
Between the food, drink and music, include exciting group activities that will help boosting the party mood. Set up a karaoke or musical video game. Add more fun and creativity to the party by making a PhotoBooth, that can be created with a NYE-themed background onto a big piece of paper. This can gift you with lots of funny photos, which can be printed out to make lovely New Year’s Greetings card to gift your guests.
There are a couple of fun game ideas that can be considered suitable for the New year’s eve party. Such as, the giant playing cards, tell your friends to fill these cards with a new year’s resolution and then guess which one is written by whom.
You may get a beer pong kit to double up the fun. The kit contains 24 cups and 24 balls. It is a fun game where one has to put a ping pong ball into any of the cups that are filled with beer. The one who successfully toss a ball into any cup, gets to drink the whole cup. You can replace beer with any other non-alcoholic drinks.
The above Pocket-friendly New Year Party ideas can really be helpful to fit within any budget. So, don’t let the organizing expenses restrain you from throwing a fun and frolic party this NYE. These ideas will surely be admired by your friends and family as well as your wallet.