New Year's Eve Party Ideas

These New Year's Eve party ideas help you count down to midnight in style. Find all kinds of inspiration for DIY decorations including sparkly streamers and party invitations, plus creative ways to do count down to the stroke of midnight. Browse through our collection of cheers-worthy New Year's drinks, appetizers, main dishes, and dessert ideas.

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31 New Year's Eve Recipes for Intimate At-Home Celebrations
If you're celebrating the holiday with a small group of close family or friends this New Year, these recipes will still make the occasion feel as spectacular as ever.
9 New Year's Eve Food Traditions From Around the World
From big feasts to eating grapes as the clock strikes midnight, here's a quick tour of some tastiest traditions tied to the last night of the year.
31 Extra-Special New Year's Eve Dinner Ideas
A new year is a reason to celebrate, and there's no better way to welcome 2023 than with a special dinner for family and friends. And your last meal of the old year should always be a showstopper. You'll find plenty of delicious New Year's Eve dinner recipes here, from easy yet elevated pasta to indulgent meaty entrées, sophisticated seafood mains, and classic roast chicken. We've included dinner options that can be prepped ahead and baked on the night of your gathering, as well as quick dishes to prepare right before you enjoy your first cocktail.
20 New Year's Eve Cocktails That Are Perfect for Celebrating
Ring in the new year with one of these drinks in hand. Sure, a glass of Champagne makes a festive toast, but we think these New Year's Eve cocktails are the ultimate libations for the last night of the year. Our collection of celebratory sips includes subtle spins on classics like the martini and the cosmo, as well as drinks that are lighter on the booze—to help you and your guests make it to midnight. There are cocktails you can batch ahead, because who wants to be shaking drinks one by one for a crowd on the biggest party night of the year? We've also snuck in some sweeter options for everyone who likes a dessert cocktail—including a not-to-be-missed recipe that pairs sparkling wine with sorbet. 
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