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Elegant Christmas Party Themes Everyone Will Love

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Finally, the moment we have all been waiting for: Christmas! Can you believe that Christmas is just a few weeks away? It feels like it was just yesterday when we were looking for fall wedding guest dresses!

With the holiday season comes decorating gingerbread houses, digging up Grandma’s Christmas cookie recipe, decorating Christmas trees, and watching your favorite Christmas movie. The Christmas season also calls for singing Christmas carols and playing the gift exchange game with family members. If this puts you in the mood to host Christmas parties, you are in the right place.

But before you start sending out invites to close friends, let us help you come up with Christmas party themes! If you want to host the most memorable and fun Christmas holiday parties, it will require more than a store-bought Christmas tree, Santa hats, and Christmas holiday music. Elevate your get-together with a themed party that will spread holiday cheer!

Need some inspiration to put together a holiday party theme for Christmas time? We’ve got you covered! If you are not a fan of ugly Christmas sweater party themes, don’t worry! We have elegant party themes that you will love! Scroll on to get inspired:

1. Host a White Christmas Party

If last year’s festive bash followed the traditional red and green color scheme, consider trying white Christmas party theme ideas! It’s a fun and sophisticated way to get into the holiday spirit.

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13in 21ct LED Light Glitter Star with Silver Glitter Star Tree Topper

Who doesn’t love the joys of putting up a tree topper? This elegant small ornament will help tie your tree together and it will look perfect with your other Christmas ornaments!

What we love about this star tree topper is that features 21 LED lights to add shimmer and shine to your tree! Just picture how dreamy it will look when your living room lights are off! Another added bonus about this star tree topper is that it has an easy-slip design. This will make it quick and simple to securely clip it on your Christmas tree.

Elife 18×18 Soft Canvas Christmas Winter Snowflake Embroidery Throw Pillows

Now is the perfect time to replace your existing throw pillow covers with these winter snowflake pillowcases! They are made from natural and durable cotton linen and they come with an invisible zipper that opens and closes with ease.

PICTURESQUE White Plush Tree Skirt with Silver Snowflake

Elegant Christmas party themes need chic tree skirts! And this white plush pick from picturesque is a good option. The material has a snow-like texture, which will make it make look like your Christmas tree has snow around it.

The diameter of this tree skirt is 35 inches which is a good size to place any new present on it.

XmasExp 24ct Christmas Ball Ornaments

No Christmas celebration is complete without Christmas ball ornaments. But instead of going for the usual red ornaments, reach for a white hue to match your winter wonderland theme.

You don’t have to worry about the silver glitter rubbing off these beautiful ornaments because they are put inside each ball.

What we also love about these ornaments is that they are durable enough to be used for more future white Christmas theme parties.

VGEUNA Snowflake Shaped Glass Candy Dish

Impress all the people on your guest list with this festive-ready candy dish!

The gorgeous golden accents make this extra special for a white theme Christmas dinner party. It will also look amazing on a hot chocolate bar!

It’s the perfect size to store a lot of mouth-watering chocolates and candy. One reviewer says, “This is a nice and festive bowl. It is rather deep and a good enough size to hold a lot.”

2. Host a Candy Cane Party Theme

If you’re looking for fun party themes, opt for this one! But to make it a suitable adult Christmas party and to keep it elegant, don’t overdo the candy cane decorations. You can use them as accent pieces for your Christmas tree and you can reach for red cheerful hue serving bowls.

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Red Striped Christmas Glass

You can never go wrong with a candy cane themed glass during Christmas time. The whimsical details will make your dining room table look so cute.

Guests can use this handmade old-fashioned glass to sip on eggnog or Christmas cocktail drinks!

Mini Candy Cane Christmas Fairy Lights, 5.25ft Copper Wire

It’s a good time to elevate the appearance of your Christmas tree with whimsical candy cane string lights!

Stewart Plaid Cotton Tea Towels, Set of 2

Decorate your kitchen towels with these classic plaid cotton tea towels! Crafted of 100% cotton, these towels are snag-resistant and will keep their color.

They are also super soft, so you don’t have to worry about these towels scratching your precious plates and tumblers!

Traditional Red and White Christmas Ball Ornaments Decor, Shatterproof

Add rich pops of festive colors to your green Christmas tree with these sweet candy cane Christmas ornaments. Besides the simple yet classic designs, what also caught our attention is that they are made of shatterproof and eco-friendly plastic.

3. Black Tie Elegant Christmas Party Themes

One of the best things about Christmas time is dressing up in fancy dresses, so why not throw elegant Christmas party themes? Instead of your guests showing up to your party in ugly Christmas sweaters, ask them to follow formal dress codes. And when choosing invites, opt for a black and gold color scheme!

As for the Christmas music, if a live band is within your budget, then why not? It will get you and your guests in the best winter mood.

Related: Affordable Yet Elegant Dresses to Wear to a Christmas Party

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Black and Gold Party Invitations with Envelopes by Hat Acrobat

If you’re not so good at creating invites in Canva or Adobe illustrator, these black and gold party invites from Hat Acrobat have got you covered. They are printed on sturdy cards which have the same thickness as a postcard. Plus, Each 4.1” x 5.8” invitation card features a lot of space spaces to fill in personalized event details.

And the other best part about these invitations is that they come in envelopes!

Andaz Press Gift Favor Tuck Boxes

What better way to thank your guests for attending your Christmas party than with some party favors? If you’re still on the hunt for elegant party favor boxes, look no further than this favor box! They can fit party favors like mini succulents or chocolates!

One Amazon reviewer was so happy about these cute boxes that they wrote, “It was easy to assemble and super cute. Great buy!!”

Pre Rolled Napkin and Cutlery Set 25 Pack Disposable Silverware

Have you watched many “How to roll a napkin” videos on YouTube? But still can’t seem to get it right? It’s ok, a lot of hostesses have been there before.

To save you time, pick these sleek pre-rolled cutlery sets! They are a great addition to elegant Christmas party themes! Plus, your guests will feel so fancy eating classic comfort food with these knives and forks!

Even though they are plastic, this cutlery set resembles real gold flatware in its size, proportions as well as finish. And most importantly, they are BPA-free.

4. Christmas Tea Party Theme

Hosting elegant Christmas party themes like a tea party will make a lasting impression on your guests! Plus, the other upside is that it’s neither expensive nor hard to put together.

So throw on your best day dress and get ready to give you and your guests the royal treatment.

Related: Girl’s Get-Together Idea | Tea Party

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Yesland 6 Set Royal Ceramics Tea Cups and Saucers with Gold Trim

Break out these fine teacups and saucers for your upcoming Christmas tea party. They feature an exquisite gold color detail that will look so posh on a crisp white table cloth. One Amazon reviewer even praised these royal tea sets for being “beautiful and very well made.”

SWEEJAR Royal Teapot

Pour tea for your guests with this aptly named teapot. It is made with a deep stainless infuser, which makes it convenient to filter and brew tea.

Pukka Home 3 Tier Ceramic Cake

Is it even Christmas without having a ton of cakes on display? Feel free to add your fluffy scones and fruit cakes to this beautiful cake stand. It is made from durable porcelain and an exquisitely shiny metal rack, so you don’t have to worry about it falling apart.

Plus, what better way to dress up the center of your table than with this fancy cake stand from Pukka?

Sure, putting together an ugly Christmas party theme is a fun tradition, but why not try elegant Christmas party themes, instead? With our elegant Christmas party themes guide, party planning for chicer get-togethers will be your new go-to way of hosting parties during the holiday season.

Now that you have decided what theme you going for this Christmas, it’s time to start planning what to wear!

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Hi! My name is Temwa and I have an obsession with all things lifestyle. Whether it's home decor, classy fashion, beauty products, or gift ideas -- you will find me writing about those topics. When I'm not sitting at my laptop, you will find me making press-on nails over the weekend!