Choose the right venue
Discuss entertaining at home vs renting out a venue, such as a bar. Discuss what considerations might go into this, such as home size, number of people.
Festive New Year’s Eve décor
Explain that the décor should match the high-energy, festive mood and give pointers for what to pick.
Discuss other NYE specifics, such as picking a theme and getting props to ring in the new year, such as hats and noisemakers.
Curate your music
Explain that the music should also match the mood (whether you’re hiring a band, DJ, or supplying your own playlist) and keep guests dancing all night. Give tips for accomplishing this.
Think about food and drinks
Invite readers to consider what kind of food they will serve (whether catered or homemade). Mention that a party with dancing, etc. may go best with small plates and suggest some options.
Provide guidance on keeping the drinks flowing throughout the night.
Plan a Champagne toast
Let the reader know that the countdown and toast is the climax of the night. Provide guidance for setting up an unforgettable Champagne toast.
How to serve Champagne
Cover how to serve champagne and when to pour if you’re planning to toast at midnight.