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5 Tips for Hosting a Budget-Friendly Christmas Party

Hosting this Christmas season? Read on for our top tips on how to host a seriously impressive party or festive feast on a budget, wow-factor guaranteed.

Nov 21 · 7 min read

*The prices included in the article below are correct as of the date of publication. These prices may change from time to time and may vary from the prices shown in individual Primark stores.

Whether you’re playing host to family and friends on the big day or prepping for a new year soiree at home, we’ve got a range of top tips to help make it a success. The best bit? Our affordable range of homeware, tableware and festive décor means you can nail your vibe and stay on budget.


Read on for our 5 top tips for hosting this Christmas:

1. Dress Your Room

The key to transforming your party place of choice into a winter wonderland? Fairy lights! Our affordable range of Christmas fairy lights is the quickest way to take your rooms from basic to brilliant. Want to take your decor a step further? Browse our range of Christmas home decorations and truly deck the halls. From pine cone garlands to nutcrackers and scandi style ornaments, we’ve got everything you’ll need,

2. Tablescape Your Tabletop

Hosting Christmas dinner or a festive season dinner party? Ensure your efforts in the kitchen truly shine by creating a dinner table that’ll wow your guests. Our range of festive tableware ranges from retro tartan to modern metallics so you can create a tablescape to match your menu. Add our purse-friendly charger plates, reusable napkins and chic napkin rings to create a table setting you can use year on year.


3. Organise A Secret Santa

Let’s face it, everyone loves giving and receiving gifts so setting up a secret santa present exchange makes a great party starter. A secret santa doesn’t need to cost the earth, our range of low cost gift ideas mean you can set a price limit of £5 and still find plenty of perfect presents for everyone. From pampering beauty gifts to superb stocking fillers, we’ve got a great range of secret santa gift ideas.


4. Create a Party Theme

Setting a fun dress code or party theme for your guests is an easy way to add a fun element to your party. Plus, it takes the guess work out of what to wear! Whether you crown it a Christmas Jumper party or ask everyone to wear their most eye catching sequin and sparkles, they’ll find something to suit in-store that they can wear on repeat all party season long.

5. Plan Party Games

Keep the atmosphere buzzing by planning some party games to play. Stick to classics like ‘Guess the intro’ or card games or snap up something new from our range of Christmas games and crafts and make it a new tradition to repeat each year.

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