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20 New Years Eve Party Ideas


20 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.

a collage of the best 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

a New Years Party backdrop Idea and a new years eve bingo game

1 – NYE Bingo, from Blooming Homestead. Fun (and easy!) entertainment!

2 – NYE Photo Backdrop, from Somewhat Simple. This fun and festive New Year’s Eve photo backdrop is so simple and easy to make!

New Years Party place setting and centerpiece Ideas

3 – NYE Centerpiece, from No Biggie. I’m loving the gold and glitter for New Years!

4 – Silver and Gold Place Settings, from Celebrations at Home. An elegant way to wow your party guests!

New Year’s Eve Activity Ideas

New Years Party activity Ideas that are gift bags that say to open them at different times and new year's eve kiss me kit

5 – NYE Kiss Me Kit, from The Dating Divas. It’s quick, easy, AND romantic!

6 – NYE Party Printables, Somewhat Simple. 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!

New Years Party party favor Ideas with fortune cookies and another with party blowers

7 – Glitter and Sprinkle Dipped Fortune Cookies, from Happiness is Homemade. I love this idea as a party favor!

8 – NYE Party Blowers, from Love Pomegranate House. A simple and fun way to coordinate with your other party decor.

New Years Party bubble backdrop and game Ideas

9 – Rolling Around the Clock Game, from The Idea Room. An easy way to entertain all your party guests, old and young!

10 – Bubbling Backdrop, from Honey and Fitz. Embrace the bubbly-ness!  Blow up a few balloons in assorted sizes and tape them to the wall.  I love how low cost and festive this is.

New Years Party Ideas

11- Printable Calendar, from Skip to My Lou. Ring in the New Year with this fun modern 2016 printable calendar.

12- New Years Eve Printable Game, from Classy Clutter. A fun way to take a trip down memory lane!

New Year’s Eve Dessert Ideas

New Years Party dessert Ideas with a countdown cupcake and a cake with decorative sparkler streamer

13- Countdown Cupcakes, from Somewhat Simple. Festive New Years Cupcakes your party guests will love!

14- Sparkly Cupcake Toppers, from The 36th Avenue. Give your appetizers a little firecracker shine!

Appetizers To Serve At Your New Year’s Eve Party

New Years Party cupcake and party hat Ideas

15- DIY Party Hats, from A Pumpkin and a Princess. Scrapbook paper, garland and staples are all you need for this easy craft!

16 – Paper Clock Cupcake Toppers, from Lisa Storms. A simple way to dress up some NYE snacks.

New Years Party Ideas

17 – Glow in the Dark Party, from A Pumpkin and a Princess. My kids would LOVE this!!!

18 –  Simple Party Decor, from Lisa Storms. I love those paper medallions!

New Years Party Ideas

19 – New Years Garland, from Pearl Soho. Add a festive touch to your celebrations with this simple DIY garland.

20 – Goal Setting for Kids, from One Creative Mommy. Set a goal, choose a prize and create a new habit!

… and one more, just because we love it!

New Years Party Ideas

21 – 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.

Whatever your plans are for New Years Eve, we wish you all the best and hope your celebrations are safe and memorable!



Don’t stress over planning a fabulous NYE party. Here are some favorite New Years Eve party ideas to make the last holiday bash of the year a total smash! #newyearsevepartyideas #newyearseve #partyplanning #partyideas

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