Still clueless about what to do this New Year? Did demonetisation sabotage all your plans of celebrating a happening night? Did all your travel plans go down the drain and leave you bewildered about what to do now? Worry not ! We present you with some amazing ideas on hosting a budget-friendly New Year’s Party which will leave your friends and family super impressed, making you the star of the evening.
Theme It Up!
It’s high time to move over the decades-old themes of Bollywood and Cosplay! This season, let demonetisation be the theme of your party. Confused? How about asking your guests to assemble an attire under 2,000 bucks? Or have a Trade-Stuff Party, where everyone brings stuff they don’t use anymore but would love to share or exchange with others! The cash crunch has brutally affected us all but a theme like this would be a sure winner among your guests.
For all the lazy butts out there who don’t wish to dress up, you can throw the most comfortable party ever – a pyjama party. It will be great fun where each guest can dress up in their fun, quirky pyjamas.
Or you could just ask your guests to wear an all-white outfit and carry spray paint with the ! Yes, graffiti each other! Also, it's surprisingly easy to turn your apartment into a nightclub. So switch out your regular light bulbs with black lights and hand out glow sticks to your all-white outfitted guests to get the full effect!
Load Up On Entertainment
Any party is dull without three things – Entertainment, Entertainment and Entertainment. Pump up your party and sing your way into the morning by having karaoke all night! Also, what’s better than having a Bonfire Night coupled with steaming cups of coffee and some soothing music in this chilly weather?
For all the movie buffs out there, you can even have an outdoor movie screening! Everyone can decide on a classic flick and get together under the stars, all you need is your blankets, beanbags, chairs, and hot chocolate!
Now this is one element where you can save your money. You don’t need to spend a hefty amount for obtaining that perfect ambiance for your kick-ass party. Go the DIY (Do It Yourself ) way!
Confetti can add life to even the simplest of decorations. Just blow up some balloons and take out your party hats and decorate them with some confetti.
Also, fairy lights are can be very handy as well as pretty. Ditch the party banners and adorn your walls with these decorative lights. Take out the Diwali lights and place them in some empty booze bottles to have that perfect lighting.
You can also set up a photo booth in a corner where all the guests can get clicked. Every group has at least one friend who is inclined towards photography. Ask them to take over the booth! You can easily make some props for the booth with a pair of scissors, glitter sheets and glue.
All Aboard the Food Train
We all have either heard of or attended a BYOB (Bring Your Own Booze) party. How about a twist and instead of a BYOB have a BYOA (Bring Your Own Appetiser) party? Delicious Hors d'oeuvres will be brought by every guest which will not only provide a variety in menu but also be super cost effective.
So, what are you waiting for? Now that you know the best recipe for a New Year Eve party, just jazz up the tried and tested formula with these party ideas that will help make sure yours is a party to remember.