Christmas Cocktail Party Inspiration

The holiday season isn't just about picking out the perfect presents and decorating your tree, it's also about celebrating and spending time with friends and family! Today's Christmas Cocktail Party inspiration features simple decor tips and plenty of delicious cocktail recipes to try when hosting your own holiday event. Cheers! 

For more holiday inspiration, check out a Classic Christmas Wedding and REVEL Picks: Holiday Dresses!

Simple Christmas Decor

For a cozy Christmas party, keep decorations simple with greenery, white lights and elegant wreaths. We love the idea of moving living room furniture aside and setting up a make-shift bar for displaying delicious cocktails! Image: Ballard Style Studio


Festive Snow Globes

For easy decor, try making these DIY snowglobes with toy Christmas trees and mason jars. Don't have the time to craft? Purchase them from Anthropologie instead! 


Chalkboard Tree Backdrop

For a fun alternative to a photo backdrop, sketch a Christmas tree onto a large chalkboard and scatter faux presents and other props for your guests to use! Image: House and Home

Spiked Egg Nog

Serve classic egg nog spiked with rum and garnished with clove and nutmeg. Image + recipe: Epicurean Mom

Rum Balls

These simple and delicious rum balls are a holiday must! A great treat to whip together at the last minute before having a few friends over. Image + recipe:  Alexandra Cooks

Mulled Cider

Keep your guests cozy and warm with this delicious mulled cider cocktail garnished with cinnamon sticks. Image + recipe: College Candy

Mistletoe Cocktail

Festive and delicious, this Mistletoe cocktail mixes raspberry vodka with basil and Sierra Mist for a refreshing holiday beverage. Image + recipe: Everyday Occassions

Vanilla Flirtini

For a unique holiday cocktail, try this vanilla flirtini. Champagne with a splash of pineapple and vanilla vodka topped with pomegranate seeds.  Image + recipe: Everyday Occassions

Glitter Cocktails Invite

Invite your friends over for a festive evening of cocktails and merriment with these glitter invitaions from Minted!

$0.45 each for 100

Gold Bow Earrings

Top off any holiday look with these playful gold-plated bow earrings from Marc by Marc Jacobs. 1/2" wide.


Red Cocktail Dress

You'll be the perfect hostess in this stunning red cocktail dress by Shoshanna. Soft ruffles embellish the shoulder of the vibrant red silk dress. 


Baileys + Hot Chocolate Favor

Send your guests home with homemade hot chocolate mix and marshmallows in a mason jar. Top it off with a small bottle of Baileys for the adults! Image: Heart 2 Home

$1.99 each

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