Learn how to plan a Christmas movie party at home with easy ideas, food, and crafts!
I love planning a movie night! Whether it is sending my kids a free printable invitation or popping some fresh popcorn.
It usually looks and smells like movie night at our home especially during the holiday season!
Christmas Movie Checklist
The first thing you need to do is figure out what movie you want to watch.
For example, you have lots of choices but I will share some holiday favorites!
List of Christmas Movies
- The Santa Clause
- The Grinch that Stole Christmas
- Christmas with the Kranks
- A Christmas Story
- Christmas Vacation
- Jingle All the Way
- The Polar Express
- Home Alone
Second, you will want to find out where and when you will have a watch party.
Third, let us help you with some ideas for what to eat at your festive event.
Movie Viewing Snack Ideas
Grinch Popcorn from Recipes from a Pantry!
For all of the adults in the house, you could add in an Elf cocktail that would be a delish beverage to include for movie night!
This Naughty Elf Cocktail is from Aspiringwinos.
If you haven’t tried the mini brownie bites recipe from Where’d My Sanity Go? It is a must-do! So yummy!
We also think the Nutcracker Soldier Rice Krispie treats from MilitaryFamof8 would be fun!
If you love baking as we often do then you’ll want to check out some of these delicious ideas to make too!
If you would like a candy idea. This Jolly Rancher sucker sounds so fun for the kids!
It is a Christmas wreath. How cool is that?
Christmas Movie Night Crafts
We are all about making crafts here at Get Your Holiday On.
For example, have you seen our Grinch movie crafts? Oh… they are so much fun to play!
That means you can make them and play them! Pretty sweet right?
I also love this paper plate idea from Simple Every Day Mom.
I have to admit their Buddy the Elf craft is pretty sweet too!
If you like the Polar Express you will want to check out this Shadow box from Elle Marie Home.
In fact, you can even get dad involved with this hilarious activity from Get Your Holiday On!
There is so many fun ideas to do. Make custom invitations, have Alexa make an announcement for the kids to hear, and partake in some good old baking fun like us!
Here are some more ideas to take movie night to another level!
- Make a Family Recipe
- Decorate a Christmas Tree
- Dress up the Dog (or Family Pet)
- Sing Christmas Songs
- Wear Ugly Sweaters
- Recreate a Movie Scene
- Talk about Flashbacks to Childhood
- Make Hot Chocolate Bombs! YUMMY!
- Christmas Shop Online
- Play Charades
Whatever you do, creating memories with your family and friends is so important and so fun.
We hope you enjoy learning how to plan a Christmas movie party at home!