Holiday Entertaining is Just Around the Corner—Here's How to Prep

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With holiday hosting comes the pressure to make sure everything goes just right—but it doesn't have to be a stress-fest. The way to avoid last-minute scrambling for that one set of wine glasses you swore you saw in the closet months ago? Gearing up ahead of time with solid entertaining tools that won't go out of style.

To impress even the pickiest of in-laws, cousins, or even your trendy neighbors, Walmart has a wide selection of entertaining essentials that'll ensure everyone (yep, even you) soaks up some fun this season.

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This octagon-shaped, rose-gold bar cart gives off art-deco vibes with plenty of real estate to stow away small plates, glasses, and extra beverages for the night.

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Upgrading to these gold-dipped, honeycomb wine glasses is an easy swap to add an instant festive touch. Plus, they're lightweight and durable, so they'll last you more than one season.

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Admit it: Scooping ice into your glass is way better when you do it out of something shiny with a set of fancy tongs. Your bar spread just got classier.

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Pair this stainless steel cocktail shaker with your copper ice bucket and rose-hued bar cart for a cohesive look and a fresh take on the usual holiday color palette.

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Once you whip up your concoction of choice for the night, pour it into this three-gallon dispenser. It has an ice column in the middle to keep drinks cool, so guests can help themselves (and you're not stuck playing bartender).

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Cut, plate, and serve. Your party apps just became instantly more tasty-looking (and photogenic) thanks to this cheese board-turned-serving-tray.

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To add a detail of fun (and transparency, really) at your holiday soiree, use these cute wooden cheese markers—because what family doesn't encourage just a little bit of cheesiness over the holidays?

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Pass around eats on this bold, polished copper tray—and you've just nailed the seasonal copper theme. See, this whole entertaining gig isn't so complicated after all.