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Christmas Party Ideas for Serving Your Food in Style

Updated on March 29, 2013

Christmas Party Ideas -- Serving Dishes

Whether serving at the table or from a buffet, serving dishes are a great Christmas party idea for showing your menu items off in style.

Introduce some Christmas spirit to your table by using fun, different and special serving pieces this holiday season.

Grandma's spice cake would look even more yummy when perched atop a gorgeous, Christmas themed cake pedestal -- Aunt Martha's homemade yeast rolls will taste even better when served from a sleigh shaped serving dish.

This Christmas party idea is perfect for a holiday party or family get together. Celebrate in style this year!

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Cake Stands for Your Christmas Party -- Ideas for a Stylish Tabletop

Merry Christmas with Elf Feet Pedestal Cake Stand - Christmas Party Ideas

The elf feet stick out and add a bit of whimsy to your Christmas table.

Christmas Party Ideas - Merry Christmas Pedestal Cake Stand - Perfect for Cakes, Pies, Cupcakes, Appetizers and More

Use it as a cake stand or turn it over to use for chips and dip. It's a fun, festive style.

Red & White Christmas Cake Plate

This red and white cake plate has a smidgen of green as well -- with a design that captures Traditional Christmases. The pedestal plate is 10.75" in diameter and you can place food directly on it or use it as a riser for a bowl or platter.

Christmas Party Ideas -- Sleighs for Your Holiday Table

Two Tiered Sleigh Buffet Server for a Christmas Party

This adorable metal sleigh with two serving containers will be right at home on your Christmas table.

This metal sleigh can hold a lot. Its size of 13" long x 4" wide x 9" high/tall makes it perfect to line with a cloth napkin and serve dinner rolls, snack mix, cookies or a bottle of wine or cider. It'll add great character to your holiday tabletop or buffet.

Metal Sleigh for your Christmas Tabletop

Sleigh for Candy and so Much More

This cute little sleigh can hold a lot of different items in addition to candy. Use it for wrapped flatware, butter pats, crackers and more.

Christmas Party Ideas:

Adding some Christmas decor and Christmas serving pieces to your table just makes everything more festive for you and your guests.

Christmas Holiday Snack Bowl Serving Set for Entertaining - Poinsettia Serving Set

Holiday Serving Dishes
Holiday Serving Dishes

Christmas Holiday Snack Bowl Serving Set for Entertaining

Snowman Serving Tray - Snowy Treat Center

Christmas Party Ideas - Serving Tray
Christmas Party Ideas - Serving Tray

Snowman Serving Tray

Punch Bowls

as Christmas Party Ideas

Spode Christmas Tree Pattern -- Peppermint Punch Bowl - A Great Christmas Party Idea

Introduced in 2012, Spode's Peppermint Punch Bowl is perfect for serving egg nog, cider or your favorite Christmas party punch. It holds 140 ounces and comes with a ladle, all in a beautiful gift-box.

Snowman Punch Bowl, Tray and Ladle - Super Christmas Party Ideas

The Snowman Punch Bowl by Glitterville adds a touch of whimsy to any holiday table. The bowl, tray and ladle make up this 3 piece set. What better way to showcase your holiday beverage?

Condiment and Fun Serving Pieces

These cute little ceramic snowmen will hold your condiments, sauces or dips in style, for sure! Features a tray with branch style handles and 3 bowls. Use it to hold butter, salad dressing, dessert sprinkles, candy, dips and more. These snowmen want to come home for Christmas too!

Ceramic Wynny Snowman Condiment Set

Lenox "Holiday" Pattern Condiment Bowl - Christmas Party Ideas

This serving bowl is divided into 3 sections -- perfect for serving condiments at your Christmas table.

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Christmas Party Ideas -- Set of 3 Serving Bowls - for your party food!

It's sort of a candy theme with these holiday bowls. Set of 3 to hold anything you have on your menu.

Christmas Story Pedestal Server 2-Tier - Christmas Party Tabletop Ideas

This 2 tiered pedestal server is perfect for lots of appetizers, desserts and dinner offerings. Based on the "T'was the Night Before Christmas" poem by Clement C. Moore, it brings the magic to Christmas.

Metal Frame and 4 Bowls

This black metal frame with white bowls is the perfect addition to your Christmas tabletop. It will blend with any china or stoneware you currently are using for the holidays, effortlessly.

Use that vertical space on your tabletop or buffet!

Which Piece of Servingware?

Which is your favorite piece to include on your holiday table or buffet?

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Serving Dishes are a Great Christmas Party Idea

Themed serving dishes add spice and flair to a holiday table or buffet. Find one that fits your holiday style and colors. You'll use it year after year.

Remember, everything doesn't have to be matchy-matchy. A unique and different piece will be one that gets noticed and appreciated. A special cake pedestal, tiered stand or shaped bowl can add zest to your tablescape.

Have fun with it!

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What's Your Favorite Christmas Party Idea for your Tabletop?

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      MBCOnline 4 years ago

      We love entertaining! Thanks for the great ideas!

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      BuckHawkcenter 4 years ago

      Just had to stop back by with some Angel dust for this beautiful page!

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      boutiqueshops 4 years ago

      Such lovely Christmas party ideas & so very well presented! Great stuff!

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      Joan4 4 years ago

      Oh those cake stands are delightful!! Beautiful Christmas party ideas!

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      Wednesday-Elf 4 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Easy choice! Of course I have to have the Merry Christmas with "Elf" Feet Pedestal Cake Stand

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      Dianne Loomos 4 years ago

      I love all the Christmas dishes you have here, especially the cake stands!

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      happynutritionist 4 years ago

      The serving dishes...they are so pretty it's almost hard to cover the picture with food, but they make nice decorations in the china cabinet during the holiday season.

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      BuckHawkcenter 4 years ago

      Those sleigh serving dishes are great. That's the kind of fun thing I would want to have for my Christmas parties.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 4 years ago from United States

      Some of my favorite Christmas gifts are Christmas serving dishes. These are all beautiful and would definitely be great for the Christmas table.