30 favorite New Year’s Eve Party ideas to ring in the new year! Whether you’re looking for decorating, entertainment or food ideas, we have everything you’ll need to plan the perfect party.
New Years Eve Party Ideas
The countdown is on!
This is the year to ring in the New Year right, and fortunately, you don’t have to stress over planning a fabulous party. Here are some favorite New Years Eve party ideas to make the last holiday bash of the year a total smash!
New Years Eve Party Decorating Ideas
- NYE Photo Backdrop. This fun and festive New Year’s Eve photo backdrop is so simple and easy to make!
- Simple Party Decor, from Lisa Storms. I love those paper medallions!
- Gold Bottle NYE Centerpiece, from No Biggie. I’m loving the gold and glitter for New Years!
- Silver and Gold Place Settings, from Celebrations at Home. An elegant way to wow your party guests!
- New Years Garland, from Pearl Soho. Add a festive touch to your celebrations with this simple DIY garland.
- NYE Pajama Party, from Frog Prince Paperie.
- DIY Clock Balloons, from Studio DIY.
- Countdown Balloons, from One Good Thing.
- Gold Foil Banner. Print off the entire alphabet and numbers to make your own greeting!
New Year’s Eve Activity Ideas
- NYE Party Printables. Each hour, guests open up a bag that is filled to the brim with all kinds of treats and goodies to add some festivity to the party!
- NYE Kiss Me Kit, from The Dating Divas. It’s quick, easy, AND romantic!
- New Years Resolution Printables. A fun variety of printables for you to choose from!
- Glow in the Dark Party, from A Pumpkin and a Princess. My kids would LOVE this!!!
- Rolling Around the Clock Game, from The Idea Room. An easy way to entertain all your party guests, old and young!
- New Years Eve Printable Game, from Classy Clutter. A fun way to take a trip down memory lane!
New Year’s Eve Party Favors
- Glitter and Sprinkle Dipped Fortune Cookies, from Happiness is Homemade. I love this idea as a party favor!
- NYE Tic Tacs. Whether you’re prepping for a sweet midnight kiss, or looking for a fun treat to give the kiddos, these New Years Eve Tic Tac Labels are the perfect way to ring in the new year!
- DIY NYE Party Blowers, from Love Pomegranate House. A simple and fun way to coordinate with your other party decor.
- DIY Party Hats, from A Pumpkin and a Princess. Scrapbook paper, garland and staples are all you need for this easy craft!
New Year’s Eve Dessert Ideas
- NYE Donuts, from Project Nursery. (This post has some fun ideas on throwing the perfect NYE Party for Kids!)
- Countdown Cupcakes. Festive New Years Cupcakes your party guests will love!
- Paper Clock Cupcake Toppers, from Lisa Storms. A simple way to dress up some NYE snacks.
- Sparkly Cupcake Toppers, from The 36th Avenue. Give your appetizers a little firecracker shine!
- Glitter Stars Cupcake Toppers, from When It Rains on Etsy.
Appetizers To Serve At Your New Year’s Eve Party
- Crescent Dippers, from Pillsbury. Get the kids in the kitchen on New Year’s Eve to whip up a fun appetizer to ring in the new year and learn their numerals all at once.
- Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups
- Grape Jelly Meatballs
- Original Chex Mix Recipe
- Buffalo Chicken Dip
- Best Homemade Salsa