Christmas at the office is almost as important as Christmas at home! If you are planning on throwing a party with your coworkers you have to be really prepared. There are many things you should take care of like cocktails, outfits, presents, games and how to keep up the mood. I almost forgot to mention that there should be delicious food as well. So how to be prepared for an office Christmas party? How to make sure everyone will have a good time? Let’s find out today!
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Office Christmas party: The guide for a memorable fun day/night
Whether you are planning to have the party during the day, or during the night, there are always some things you have to think of ahead of time. How to plan the perfect office party? I suggest you gather together with your coworkers and start suggesting ideas. Collect the best ones and let’s get started! Today, I am going to give you top 5 advices for the best party that you can make at the office. I will show you how to guarantee everyone a good time. You don’t have to go over the top with your budget for these ideas. They are easy to follow, so it will not take much of your time. Let’s dive into the fun!
Office party outfits
If you are planning to have your Christmas party during lunch break, or straight after work, you will have no time to change. However, why not make it fun by wearing Christmas hats? You can wear your comfy work clothes and still be in the Christmas spirit. If you are feeling fancy, you can always bring something and change, of course. Let’s spark your imagination with the best ideas for office party outfits!
Inspiration from the movie Office Christmas Party: Ugly Christmas sweaters
To create the perfect dress code for the party, just make everyone where the ugliest Christmas sweater possible. If you have no time to go shopping, and you want something last minutes, you can DIY it with some very easy steps.
Office Christmas party food ideas
For party at the office, to make everybody feel at home, you have to bring delicious food. If you don’t have much time to prepare, just check the best recipes for finger foods that you can make. Finger food is always easy to eat, and you won’t have to worry about the dishes later on. To make your coworkers feel included, just ask everybody to bring something different. You will have more options and your table will look colorful.
Christmas cocktails 2022: The recipe to keep everyone in a good mood!
As we know, there is no party if there aren’t any delicious cocktails! Preparing them for a work party, however, can take a lot of your time. When you are going to make them, just gather some information on what everybody likes to drink, so you can just pick the top 3. You can check what are the best Christmas cocktails to make in 2022 and include them in your office party.
Grinch cocktail recipe
Mr Grinch has once again become a huge trend during Christmas time, however in a cocktail version! Look at that bride green color that just shows how delicious this cocktail is! Let’s see how to make this tasty drink!
- 1/2 ounce (15 ml) Vodka
- 1 1/2 ounce (45 ml) Melon liqueur
- 1/2 ounce (15 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice
- Ginger Ale (to top it off)
- candy cane to garnish
- In a cocktail shaker put ice and pour the vodka. Shake really well until the vodka is cold.
- Then add the lime juice and the liqueur, shake well again.
- Pour the cocktail into a glass and top it off with ginger ale.
- Add a candy cane to garnish.
Games to play at office Christmas party
You can always bring some good board games to the office party that your coworkers to enjoy. However, for Christmas make it extra special by playing scavenger hunt for presents, or make teams and try to explain your favorite movies without talking. You can try playing drinking games of course, but be careful if your boss is around! You don’t want them to see your drunk version, I guess!
Last minute Christmas gifts for coworkers: Secret Santa
This year, here at Deavita office, we decided to do a Secret Santa. We couldn’t be more excited to exchange gifts. We know the situation well when it comes to Christmas and all the gifts that people should buy. So, we set up a 10 dollar budget for everyone to buy the best gift possible, which makes it a challenge in a good way. If you are planning a Secret Santa, you don’t have to go over the top with buying things. You can set up a 5 dollar limit. Here are some of the best suggestions for last minute Christmas gifts for coworkers for 5 dollars!
Last minute Christmas gifts for coworkers (5 dollars limit):
- funny Christmas socks
- Christmas tea mug
- chapstick and hand cream for the winter
- metal straws
- bath bombs
- simple office planner
- mini artificial plant for the desk
- Christmas tree ornament
- picture frame
- pen pot for the desk