Everything You Need to Throw an Unforgettable New Year’s Eve Fête, Starting at $6.50

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Let's be honest: Staying in on New Year's Eve is where it's at. Because who really wants to stand out in the freezing cold waiting for surge pricing to subside after a night of party-hopping? If you've got a punch bowl filled with a festive beverage and an ice bucket brimming with bottles of Champagne, your place is 100% the best party to be at.

In an effort to convince you to host a New Year's Eve fête at home (and to take some of the stress out of the affair), we've curated a collection of festive entertaining essentials that'll carry you through the evening, from the moment the first guest arrives until well after the ball drops at midnight. Scroll on to shop our top picks, starting at $6.50.

1. Williams Sonoma Gold Bar Tools Set With Cocktail Shaker, $199.95

For those seeking something other than beer and wine.

2. Urban Outfitters Metallic Petal Vine Garland Backdrop, $24

A pretty backdrop for an Instagram-worthy moment.

3. Urban Outfitters Extra Long Mod String Lights, $64

Ideal for adding ambient lighting sans open flames.

4. Anthropologie Waterfall Coupe Glass, $16

The prettiest glasses to raise come midnight.

5. West Elm Paper Celestial Coasters (set of 24), $9.99

Add a festive finishing touch to your bar cart.

6. Pottery Barn Healdsburg Party Tub, $52.99

To keep all that celebratory Champagne chilled.

7. Crate & Barrel Britta Optic 10-Piece Punch Bowl Set, $99.95

Because large-batch cocktails are the secret to actually enjoying your own party.

8. Crate & Barrel Element Metal Antiqued Brass Tray, $99.95

To create a designated punch-serving station.

9. CB2 Blanc White Marble Paper Cocktail Napkins (set of 20), $6.50

A necessity for any cocktail party, of course.


Megan Beauchamp is a writer and editor in Los Angeles. Her writing has appeared in MyDomaine, House Beautiful, Bustle, and Brit + Co., among others.

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