Do you remember the last Christmas party you attended? Maybe you won the tackiest sweater award or left with a Santa-sized belly after a Christmas cookie exchange. Christmas parties are meant for memories like these (and for a free pass on calorie-counting.) Whether you’re hosting a holiday cocktails party or a white elephant gift exchange, keep reading to discover 20 essentials for throwing a magical Christmas party.
The Christmas season is all about traditions, and we love hearing about the different ways people celebrate year after year—especially if it involves food or drink! Here are some of our favorite yuletide indulgences from around the world.