- Holidays and Celebrations
Christmas Bells Ringing- What’s your Plan this Year?
“Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way...Oh! What fun it is to ride, in one horse open sleigh”. Finally, Santa is on his way to bring you the most celebrated eve of Christmas and you must be excited to plan the occasion now. Isn’t it?
Most people think about doing new things every year, but most of the times you fail doing that, don’t you. So, this time you can enjoy planning the special eve of Christmas while opting new ideas for shopping, decoration and execution.
Go through the stepwise information given below and make the most out of Christmas 2014.
What All You Need To Consider?
a) No. of Guests- In case you are throwing a Christmas party, preparing a guests list will be a good idea. Who all are you inviting? Is it a huge list or just a small get together of closed ones? Considering the guests list is important to select the venue space whether it’s your home or any other venue.
a) Look and Feel- You will agree that appearance of your home will be your priority considering the occasion of Christmas Eve. While making plans for the event, you need to understand your own choice. Whether you want it bright or dark, which area of your home will you decorate, what lightings will be used and the list is endless.
a) Themes: These days, themed parties make a big difference to the enjoyment of attendees. Select a creative theme to mesmerize your guests. Now, you must be thinking what type of theme parties can you organise. Here is your answer.
- Christmas Carnival: This fabulous theme will definitely take your heart away. Whether you are inviting kids or adults, Christmas Carnival is the perfect theme for you. Use bright colours, strings of fairy and all that you usually witness at a carnival.
- Ugly Sweater Party: Hahaha! Ever thought of such a unique party bash, no, right? Set up ugly sweater as a dress code of the party. For sure, an ugly one won’t cost them a fortune.
- Circus Party: Make your guest dress like a clown and decorate your surroundings with colourful decoration accessories. Candy floss and toffee apples will perfect to please the sweet tooth of attendees. Dance the night away at the custom ring floor at the party.
a) Decoration Products- Now, when you have an image in your mind, get set go for shopping. But, before doing that, just prepare a list of things you require, though, you can opt much more in markets. Listing basic products will make your shopping easy. Christmas tree, bells, centrepieces, wrapping papers, lights, tree toppers etc are a must; so, list them first on your list.
a) Games- To make your evening more interesting why not organise some exciting games. If your friends are joining you for fun, it is your responsibility to make them enjoy. There are several interesting Christmas games you can arrange at the party. Go through some of them mentioned below:
- Family Tree: How about transforming your own family in a huge Christmas tree? Confused? Well, you can arrange some green threads and wrap them throughout like a Christmas tree. This can be a hilarious game after dinner.
- Christmas Gift Wrap Relay: Race to Wrap! Sounds fun...isn’t it? Line up several gift boxes and assemble the interested participants to wrap the gifts quickly. Set time duration. The one who wraps the maximum boxes in set duration wins the race.
- Truth and Lie: This is a very interesting game where participants will tell two truths and one lie about themselves. The turning point that makes it exciting is when you ask them to tell their worst Christmas gifts ever and they will have to confess two truths and one lie. Watch them being embarrassed before their families or friends who might be the one to give those worst gift.
a) Food Ideas- Have you given a though to what will you serve your guests? Well, here is the list of options you can pick from.
- Roasted Turkey
- Citrus-Marinated Turkey
- Persian-style Stuffed Lamb
- Salted Fudge Brownies
- Chocolate-Hazelnut Sandwiches
- Port-Mulled Cherries with Ricotta
- Pie Recipes
- Beef Recipes
- Smoked Salmon
- Fish Recipes and much more
a) Where to Shop- Well, now when you are finally all set for shopping, the question is, where will you go for shopping? Yes, Christmas markets are very popular, but now you do have other options too. Several popular exhibition venues of world come up with great Christmas exhibitions to offer finest range of designer gifts, toys, Christmas decoration accessories and much more under one roof.
So, shortlist some great events and markets for Christmas shopping and get the most alluring accessories for the special occasion of Christmas.
- Execute your Plans:
Now, you are through with the planning; now, it’s time to get started. You have a list of things you want to do, so just contact the service providers to turn your plans to reality. Either hire an interior decorator or decorate your home yourself.
What should be your next move after planning?
Find a Christmas event that can fulfil all your requirements. Visit the popular events like Spirit of Christmas Fair, Ideal Home Show at Christmas, The Magical Christmas Fair and several others at international venues in United Kingdom and abroad. All these exhibitions provide you with best quality of Christmas gifts, decoration products, food recipes for the special day and much more. Get a chance to meet experts who can provide best ideas for Christmas party. Also, meet top players from the industry and witness hundreds of people shopping under one roof.
Ideal Home Show
Find about the top exhibitions at event listing websites like exhibitioncentrehotels.com, biztradeshows, eventful, zevents and many others. Get complete information about the events and register well-in-advance.
Though, many of you won’t make an effort to travel to distant city for Christmas shopping, it is advised to be present at events like The Magical Christmas Fair at Manchester Central and Handmade Christmas at London O2 Arena to get the best range of products. All those planning their visit to a distant city can choose to stay in vicinity of the venue and easily reach for the international exhibitions.
Other than Christmas shopping events, visit the Christmas markets near you to pick from huge variety of decoration pieces for the event. Enjoy the festive evening of Christmas using unique ideas.