Christmas parties don’t have to be stuffy affairs where everyone dresses up in their best outfits to play another rousing (read “boring”) round of “Secret Santa” or “Yankee Swap.” If you’re lucky, you’ll be invited to attend a Christmas costume party this year and find unique ways to celebrate the season. Read on for five cool ideas for your Christmas costume party.
UGGGH! Prepare for an Ugly Sweater Party
If you go through your closet, it’s likely you’ll find an ugly holiday sweater that is so horrible you remember exactly why you stuffed it into the back of the closet. If you’ve hung onto it this long without throwing it out or donating it, congratulations! You now have the perfect accessory to attend an ugly sweater party at Christmas time. If you don’t own your own snowman and mistletoe-patterned sweater that you got from Uncle Klem 20 years ago, you can easily pick up an equally ugly sweater from KMart, advises Marie Claire, and they don’t cost a lot.
Celebrate the Sun
Instead of celebrating Christmas in July during the summer, bring the summer to December with a Reverse Christmas in July party, suggests Marie Claire. When attending a beach-themed celebration in the cold of winter, wear your shortest shorts and briefest tops. Then enjoy light summer cocktails, throw around some beach balls, listen to summer classics on the stereo and lounge in a beach chair while snacking on hamburgers and potato salad. Put your hair up, bring out the flip flops and don a bathing suit if you dare!
Christmas caroling parties blend both the music of the season with the opportunity to dress up as your favorite character from a holiday classic. From Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Past to Rudolph and his crew, bring the message of the songs to light by dressing up in character. Gather around the piano or take the party outside and share with neighbors, suggests Better Homes and Gardens.
Dress up for a Pub Crawl
If you and your friends like to partake of Christmas cocktails and winter-themed brews, you may enjoy a night out dressed up as your favorite Christmas character while hitting several pubs in a neighborhood, suggests Marie Claire. You’ll get a lot of stares and requests for photos as you all show up in matching reindeer costumes, but it’s worth it to have a few memorable laughs with people you haven’t seen all year. Who knows, you may win the “Best Costume” award for your rendition of Ralphie from A Christmas Story.
A White Christmas
Everyone wants a white Christmas, but if it’s not snowing outside, bring the white decor inside. If you find yourself invited to a White Christmas party, choose your whitest outfit — or winter white, to be seasonally and fashionably correct. Then enjoy the white decorations and food on tap, from white paper snowballs and snowflakes hanging from the ceiling to powdered cookies and eggnog. Guests all dressed in silver and white, amid the backdrop of a white Christmas tree, candles and twinkling lights, ought to make for some great party photos.
The next time you attend a Christmas costume theme party, you’ll be ready to have some holiday fun!
Noel Williams is a freelance writer based in Tucson, Arizona. Those having an adult dress up Christmas party next year should visit buycostumes.com and view their awesome selection of Christmas costumes.
Image credit goes to mlamprou.
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