December is here and with Christmas around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning and preparing for your Holiday sleepover party! It’s that magical time of year. Get into the holiday season this December with our Christmas-themed setup!
One of the most creative and enjoyable ways to host the coming Christmas is to throw a slumber party. You get the chance to spend the evening with the people you care about most, sharing laughs, playing games, watching movies, and snacking. They are an excellent choice for both children and adults. Halloween, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are just a few examples of the kinds of holidays where you could put your own unique spin on a late-night party.
Check out this complete guide for tips on how to throw the best sleepover, including ideas for activities, snacks, and decorations. Find everything you need to throw a killer sleepover right here! All of our themes can be customized for a festive sleepover party. Keep reading for some Holiday celebration inspo.
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Some Creative Themes for a Sleepover
Get set to throw the best sleepover ever! For your next sleepover, consider one of these ideas. If you have a specific theme in mind, it will be much easier to plan the party’s activities and decide on the best snacks, activities, decorations, and sleepover invitations.
Do you know what says a perfect girly sleepover party? Lots of Glitter and Glamour. With our girl power-themed tents and accessories, go all out on the glitz and glam with beautiful shades of pink and golden, something the girls will adore and remember for a long time!
If you are planning a Christmas sleepover party for both boys and girls, we have your back! We can combine themes to help you throw the perfect Holiday party for the kids. Now, you won’t have to make the kids decide on one party theme when they can easily enjoy two! See how we set up a Girl Power x Game Time-themed Christmas party that was a total hit!
Your child will enjoy this adorable Magical Unicorn Christmas setup that will get them into the holiday spirit. Nothing like a sleepover with friends to bring in the joy of the Holidays! All of our themes can be customized for any special occasion.
Classic Film Marathon
Get together with your pals (or the birthday kid’s friends) for a fun retro movie night, where you can watch some old classics or check out some new ones from a bygone era.
Put together a nostalgic throwback atmosphere by furnishing your home with items from the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, or 2000s. Set out a plethora of retro-themed party foods and sweets, put on some classic movies, and get down to some throwback tunes. You can also fit in with the theme by including vintage video games.
The Grinch is an all-time favorite Holiday movie. Host a Grinch Movie Night for your friends. You can’t go wrong with our Grinchmas-themed teepees with matching pillows and fun add-ons. You can always watch one of the classic Christmas flicks like Home Alone. Put on your PJs and get cozy in our festive teepees.
The Greatest Spa-Inspired Pajama Bash Ever
Invite your guests to an overnight spa party and spoil them in style. This is one of those sleepover activities that will always be a hit with kids.
Prepare mini spa treatments for all of your guests by stocking up on face masks, moisturizers, lip balm, and nail polish. Guests can be pampered in a variety of ways, from DIY activities to hiring a professional or two. Finish the night off with some popcorn and a teen comedy or drama.
Who’s up for a night of stargazing? If your guests are tweens or older and can camp safely outside with or without adults around, this is a fantastic idea for a sleepover party you can throw for them.
As the host, you can provide the tent, sleeping bags, and pillows for your guests while they enjoy a relaxing evening in the backyard. Contact My Sleepover Party whenever you need sleepover party supplies in New York City or New Jersey. Everything from opulent teepee tents to gifts is offered in their sleepover party shop. Be sure to stock up on graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate so you can make s’mores and enjoy them while stargazing and listening to scary ghost stories as the night winds down.
Adults can have slumber parties too! The best friends forever slumber party theme is perfect for a bridal shower, a baby shower, or an anniversary.
If you still keep in touch with your closest friends from high school or college, have them over for a night of laughter and reminiscing. Stock up on snacks and interesting facts from your time spent together in school. It’s ageless in its ability to entertain guests of all ages.
Throw a Hollywood-themed sleepover for your guests. Make your house a luxurious retreat where you can unwind and enjoy your favorite movies.
You can have a Hollywood-themed sleepover by setting up a red carpet, having your guests wear their best pajamas for a fashion show, and then having them pose in front of the backdrop of your homemade photo booth using movie-related props. Make sure everyone has a comfy blanket or cushion to curl up on while they watch movies, snack, and chat.
Cool Stuff to Do at a Sleepover
Whether you’re planning a sleepover to encourage guests to kick back and relax or get up and move, we’ve got some fun ideas for games and activities that are sure to be a hit.
Does it even count as a sleepover if no one gets pampered? At night, you and your guests can have a spa night by giving each other manicures or making face masks from kitchen ingredients. Mini pampering kits make nice party favors, so look for mini beauty items and tools available at My Sleepover Party Shop.
A slumber party is no exception when it comes to scavenger hunts. Make a list of items that the guests of your party must find and bring back to you, and reward the winning guest or team with a small treat. Putting together something like this can be a lot of fun, particularly if you are good at hiding the items. Would you like to take things one step further? You can base your entire sleepover celebration on the idea of being a detective by showing an old-school “whodunit” movie, having guests dress up as detectives, and hosting a number of trivia games.
DIY Sleep Masks
This is a great slumber party concept to try if your guests enjoy making things and being creative. Distribute blank sleep masks and have participants create their own designs. Make sure to give them a variety of accessories, such as fabric, stick-on jewels, and marker pens, so that they can truly make it their own. It’s not just something they can use that night, but something they can keep and use again.
A gaming night is the perfect party theme for a group of avid gamers. Play some card games or go for a casino theme if that’s appropriate for your audience, but don’t forget the classics like Scrabble and Ticket to Ride. Play video games instead. You can host a mini video game tournament and get competitive, or you can suggest some party staples like Mario Kart or Just Dance for everyone to enjoy.
Here’s a fun and sweet-filled game idea for your sleepover party! Hide candy canes and let the kids look for them. If you wish, you can also use individually wrapped Christmas candy. For more fun, include a few toys in the game, and before the hunt, let the kids decorate brown sandwich bags with markers and Christmas stickers. They can use these bags to take their party treats home.
Crafting Pretty Pillowcases
If your guests are looking for a creative way to unwind, this is a great option to offer alongside our personalized sleep mask idea. Offer everyone a white or pastel-colored pillowcase and a stack of markers, and watch the creativity flow. Finally, they’ll have a one-of-a-kind memento that’s guaranteed to put a smile on their face every time they look at it.
Party Food That Everyone Will Enjoy
Food and drink are the lifeblood of any good party, and slumber parties have a lot of tasty sweet, and savory options that go well with the relaxed, homey atmosphere. You may be planning a sleepover to celebrate a birthday or a wedding, and need some suggestions for what to feed your guests.
Throwing a Pizza Party
One can never go wrong with a pizza party. This is a quick and simple idea for slumber party catering, especially if you order it. Give your party guests the option of ordering pizza from a local joint or making their own at a pizza-making station you set up in the kitchen.
Donut or Cupcake Decoration
Setting up a station where guests can decorate their own cupcakes or donuts is a safe bet. Have a table set up with a variety of donuts, cupcakes, and cake pops, both homemade and store-bought, so that your guests can decorate according to their own imaginations. You can decorate your cupcakes in any way you want by offering different kinds of frosting, sprinkles, mini chocolate chips, and other edible decorations.
Disney Themed Cookies
If your child loves Christmas, Mickey mouse, or sweet things then these Christmas cookies are the perfect treat idea! Check out more tasty and fun treats by The Partiologist.
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Who doesn’t have a sweet tooth for ice cream or sorbet? It’s a tried-and-true favorite at sleepovers. Make sure you have a lot of different flavors and the option to serve them in cups or cones. Then, let your guests serve themselves their favorites so they can eat them while watching a movie. Do you want to take this indulgence to a whole new level? Make sure you have some soda on hand so that guests can create their own soda floats at your party.
Little Cereal Boxes
Consider what you’ll do to satisfy the appetites of your party guests the day after the celebration. Get some of the cute little boxes of cereal and set them out on the breakfast bar or table with a few spoons, bowls, and a glass of milk for a quick breakfast or late-night snack. If mini boxes are unavailable, self-serve cereal dispensers can be easily substituted.
Hot Chocolate Bombs: We can’t think of a better combo than milk and hot chocolate bombs! This tasty hot chocolate bomb from Sweet Snax by Lina (link with https://www.instagram.com/sweetsnaxbylina/) is one of those unique treats that make our Holiday sleepover set up a fun experience!
Christmas is in the air & these adorable Christmas brownies are the perfect treat idea to get into the holiday spirit during your sleepover party!
Goodie Bag Ideas
Here’s what you can include in your holiday sleepover party goodie bag:
❄️ Braided or beaded bracelets and necklaces
❄️ Hand-painted picture frames for a photo from the party
❄️ Muffins, cookies, or trail mix packaged in novelty bags
❄️ Lip gloss
❄️ Manicure kit
❄️ Caramel or candy apples
❄️ Mini chocolate bars
Have a good time with these slumber party suggestions!!
Slumber parties are great for birthdays. They’re a great way to relax, watch a movie, or catch up. Choose a fun theme, plan games, and serve tasty treats. The morning and beyond will be filled with wonderful memories. To take your party to the next level within your budget, you can always hire party tents, pillows, mattresses, and all other necessary sleepover party accessories from My Sleepover Party.
Christmas is the most magical time of the year and it’s not too late to book your Holiday themed sleepover. Choose from our top party themes or design your own!