How to Throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party – The Ultimate Guide

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A very festive welcome to our complete guide on how to throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas party.

How to Throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party – The Ultimate Guide

How to Throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party - The Ultimate Guide - Decorations - Supplies - Food - Drink - Games - Ideas - Inspiration

In this complete and ultimate guide on how to throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas party we will look at everything you need to consider when planning this theme party. This includes ideas for party decorations, party supplies, food, games, music, party favors and much, much more.

What is a Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party

A Christmas in Vegas Christmas party brings together the glittering excitement of Las Vegas with the joyful cheer of the holiday season for a one-of-a-kind celebratory experience. This over-the-top party theme transforms any venue into a Sin City casino, filled with lights, games, music, and laughs in honor of the most wonderful time of the year.

Guests will arrive to a decked out party space bursting with Vegas-style flair. Neon lights shine from ceiling to floor, slot machines and game tables dot the room, and dealers and showgirls add to the atmosphere. Christmas trees decorated with dice, cards, and casino chips spread some Yuletide spirit. The food and drink match the mood, with cocktail servers passing festive concoctions and chocolate fountains flowing.

Festivities run the gamut of casino offerings with a holiday twist. Guests can try their luck at blackjack, roulette, craps, and poker with fake chips or prizes on the line. An Elvis impersonator or Frank Sinatra tribute artist provides live entertainment for the night. And a photo booth with props allows partygoers to memorialize the event with pictures of themselves in ugly Christmas sweaters and Santa hats.

Before the night comes to an end, participants walk away with parting gifts like lottery scratch tickets or boxes of chocolate casino chips to enjoy after this Christmas in Vegas bash. With the right ambiance, entertainment, attire, and more, your ordinary December soiree transforms into a hip seasonal sensation.

Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party Decorations

How to Throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party - The Ultimate Guide - Decorations - Supplies - Food - Drink - Games - Ideas - InspirationIn this section we will look at ideas for decorations that you need to throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas party.

For the perfect venue setting your guests will arrive to a decked out party space bursting with Vegas-style flair. Think of a room filled with casino games and decorated with neon lights. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Neon Lights

Start to create that casino vibe for your party with neon lights. You could actually use neon Christmas lights to do this.

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Christmas Lights Projectors

A Christmas light projector is perfect for both inside and outside your party venue.

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Christmas Tree

You simply cannot host a Christmas party of any theme without a Christmas trees as a focal point in your venue. Instead of decorating your Christmas tree with conventional decorations why not decorate it with casino chips, dice and playing cards.

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Twinkle Fairy Lights:

As we all know a city like Las Vegas is well known for its bright lights. With that in mind why not add twinkling fairy lights around your venue.

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Christmas Themed Chair Covers

Anyone who has been in a casino will be aware that card games need seats. With that in mind why not make sure your chairs all have a really cool Christmas holiday vibe to them by using Christmas themed chair covers.

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Las Vegas Backdrop

You can quickly and very easily get that Sin City vibe by using a huge Las Vegas backdrop as a focal point for your venue.

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Christmas Table Centerpieces

Create stunning centerpieces with flowers, candles, or Christmas figurines. Using table centerpieces are perfect if the Christmas party you are hosting happens to involve guests sitting down for a meal together. They also work well if you have a table where you are serving a buffet and could also be used on card tables.

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Festive Balloons

Can you really even call a party a party if you do not include some balloons. They may not be the most perfect of ideas if you happen to have small venue such as your home. However, if you are hosting in a larger venue or simply want to include some there are plenty Christmas themed balloons available especially at this time of year.

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Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party Games

How to Throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party - The Ultimate Guide - Decorations - Supplies - Food - Drink - Games - Ideas - InspirationIf you throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas party the games you choose do not take to much imagination. Your best, not to mention most obvious, option is to keep things simple. If you would find the game in a Las Vegas casino you can use it at this party.

Since the games your guests will enjoy are casino based do not forget to have a good supply of casino chips and playing cards.

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Slot Machines

Slot machines are always a hugely popular choice of casino game. This is mostly due to the fact they require no skill or gaming knowledge to enjoy meaning pretty much anyone can enjoy them. They are a great game to include at your Christmas in Vegas party if your budget will allow. You can find some slot machines that are fairly affordable online.

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Roulette Table

Roulette is another hugely popular game that pretty much anyone can play. Even if they have never played casino games before this is a game which is relatively easy to learn hence its popularity.

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Blackjack Table

Blackjack is one of the most common and popular of card games you find in a casino and will be perfect at your party. Make sure you 8 decks of 52 playing cards if you want to replicate the full casino experience.

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Poker Table

While blackjack is probably the most played game in a casino it is fair to say poker is the best known. You cannot throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas party without including at least one poker table for your guests to enjoy.

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Craps Table

Like roulette you will find craps is a great group game. Craps it played with two dice on a craps table. It is a little harder to learn than other games but an absolute must have game at your party.

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Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party Food

When you throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas party you will want to consider the menu. You will want to use food that screams Las Vegas. Here are some ideas for food that will perfectly recreate that Las Vegas vibe at your party.

Buffet Extravaganza

Set up a buffet-style spread with a variety of dishes, reflecting the abundance of Las Vegas buffets. Include holiday favorites like roasted turkey, ham, and prime rib.

If you are putting on a Las Vegas style buffet do not forget a good supply of Las Vegas themed tableware and napkins.

Casino Inspired Appetizers

Serve appetizers inspired by casino classics, such as mini sliders, shrimp cocktail, and stuffed mushrooms.

Holiday Seafood Bar

Create a seafood bar with oysters, shrimp, and crab legs, providing a touch of luxury often associated with Vegas.

Deck of Cards Fruit Platter

Arrange fruit in the shape of a deck of cards to add a playful Vegas touch to the dessert table.

Christmas Themed Cocktails

Craft festive cocktails with a Vegas twist, such as Christmas-themed martinis or a holiday punch.

Dessert Buffet with Vegas Flair

Feature a dessert buffet with treats like showgirl-themed cupcakes, edible playing cards, and chocolate dice.

Holiday Themed Sushi Rolls

Incorporate holiday colors into sushi rolls, creating a unique and festive Vegas twist.

Prime Rib Carving Station

Set up a carving station with succulent prime rib, a classic favorite often found in upscale Vegas dining.

Neon Cupcake Display

Decorate cupcakes with vibrant neon colors, reminiscent of the iconic neon lights of the Vegas Strip.

Elvis Inspired Treats

Pay homage to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll with peanut butter and banana treats, like Elvis’s favorite sandwich.

Showgirl Salad Bar

Create a salad bar with an array of colorful and fresh ingredients, paying homage to the glamorous Vegas showgirls.

Vegas Themed Pizza

Serve pizza with Vegas-inspired toppings, such as shrimp and avocado or a classic margherita with red and green tomatoes.

Slot Machine Sandwiches

Arrange sandwiches to resemble slot machines, using ingredients like colored bell peppers for the display.

Chocolate Fountain with Vegas Treats

Include a chocolate fountain with dippable treats like marshmallows, pretzels, and fruit, adding a touch of indulgence.

Cactus Shaped Cookies

Bake cactus-shaped cookies to represent the desert landscape surrounding Las Vegas.

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Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party Music

When it comes to your music for your party you could get away with pretty much any song on your playlist. Especially if it happens to be a Christmas song. With that said you will want to include some Christmas songs that also have a Las Vegas vibe to them. Here are some ideas to get your started.

  • “Jingle Bell Rock” – Bobby Helms Give the classic Christmas tune a swing/Rat Pack vibe to set the festive Vegas mood.
  • “Viva Las Vegas” – Elvis Presley The King fits perfectly on this playlist, singing his iconic Vegas ode.
  • “Santa Baby” – Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt’s sultry take on this song adds some lounge singer flair.
  • “Winter Wonderland” – Dean Martin Let Ol’ Blue Eyes transport guests to a casino Christmas scene.
  • “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” – Andy Williams Upbeat and captures the season’s excitement.
  • “Deck the Halls” – She & Him Indie duo She & Him liven up this carol with their unique sound.
  • “Let It Snow” – Frank Sinatra You can’t go wrong with the Chairman of the Board’s swinging version.
  • “Run Rudolph Run” – Chuck Berry Berry’s lively rock n roll take on the reindeer song.
  • “Merry Christmas Baby” – Otis Redding R&B gem makes the perfect background as patrons gamble the night away.
  • “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” – Celine Dion Celine belts out this melody in true Vegas showstopper style.

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Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party Favors

Before we look at ideas for items you can use as Christmas party favors make sure you have a good supply of Christmas themed party favor bags. You can check them out and buy them here.

When choosing party favors you can of course opt to give out traditional style Christmas party favors. However, since you are to throw a Christmas in Vegas Christmas party you may want to choose Vegas themed favors for your guests.

  • Poker chip chocolate coins wrapped in shiny gold & silver foil
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  • Small bottles of black sand art with a cactus, palm tree, or “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign design
  • Mini martini glasses filled with candy or nuts
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  • Candy necklaces colored red, black, and silver like playing card suits
  • Manicure sets with nail files shaped like cocktail glasses
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What to Wear to a Christmas in Vegas Christmas Party

Getting glammed up for a Vegas cocktail soirée takes some special party attire to match the desert destination’s flair. Ladies can slip into slinky evening gowns and gentlemen can don their best suits and sharkskin shoes to emulate casino lounge swagger. And touches of seasonal style or accessory sparkle turn looks festive for this Christmas in Vegas bash.

Ladies’ holiday cocktail dresses shine with metallic fabrics, rich velvets, or shiny embellishments ideal for a glitzy casino floor. Splashes of ruby red, emerald green, icy blue, or champagne gold capture Vegas showgirl glamour. Or don a faux fur jacket or shawl with a little black dress to beat the winter chill on the Strip. Amp up hair and makeup with bold lips, smoky eyes, stylish up-dos, and glitter details.

Gentlemen can sport well-tailored suits in classic colors like black, gray, or navy. Combine with a seasonal print shirt like fair isle knits or even kitschy ugly Christmas sweaters. Add a Sin City cool touch with a fedora, ascot tie, or bold pocket square. Suspenders, cufflinks, and wingtip Oxfords complete gentlemanly Vegas flair.

For couples’ or groups’ coordinated ensembles, ugly Christmas sweaters get a dressy spin paired with suits, sequins, or mini dresses. And festive accessories like light-up Santa hats, reindeer antlers, or neckties keep holiday spirit high even in glamorous garb.

With cocktail attire with Las Vegas edge, every guest appears dressed to impress and ready to celebrate under the neon lights this Christmas. Luck be a lady in red or a dapper dude cutting cards in style tonight!

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Written by Doc cotton

Doc Cotton is a man of simple pleasures and diverse interests. His heart belongs to the world of cosplay and fancy dress, with a special fondness for Halloween, where his creative spirit truly shines.

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