6 Ways to Kick Those Winter Blues
While your mind may be looking ahead to spring and warmer weather, one of the best ways to get rid of the wintertime blues is to gather family and friends for fun winter celebrations that will lift spirits and help the long, cold days pass quickly. Since the holidays can already be exhausting, here are some fresh winter party ideas to keep your days and nights cheerful.
Get inspired by these winter party ideas:
- Winter party ideas for adults: A timeless idea is to plan a Super Bowl party with chips, dip, and the works. Even if you’re not a huge football fan, the commercials and half time show will certainly keep you entertained. If the Winter Olympic games are on this year, host a viewing party that will warm your heart with pride for your country. Don’t forget about the Oscars or Grammy awards for pop culture enthusiasts.
- Winter party ideas for kids: Leave the chilly weather outside and throw a Tropical Luau. Decorate with brightly colored streamers and hand guests leis when they arrive. You can set up a Tiki Bar serving non-alcoholic drinks such as fruit juices and smoothies, and do activities like Limbo or hula hoops. Other themes that kids will love include a Hollywood glamour party, a masquerade ball, a western hoe-down, a disco dance party, or a pirate party.
- Winter party ideas for teenagers: If you live in an area that gets snowfall, bundle up and go sledding with friends. Another option for everyone is an ice skating party at your local rink or a bonfire (just keep a responsible adult around). Cozy up with a sleepover at the end of the day and watch movies, make s’mores, and chat with friends.
These winter celebration ideas will give everybody something to look forward to as you wait for spring to finally arrive. There are also many, many other holidays to celebrate during the winter—Valentine’s Day, St, Patrick’s Day, and Mardi Gras—just to name a few. Keep your mind off the winter blues and instead spend that time with people you love!