This year, there is an emphasis on making holiday gatherings a real event. These tips will help you make Thanksgiving at Flats on D extra special, memorable, and fun for everyone!
Seasonal table setting
Creating a fun table setting can make any dinner feel a bit more special, but there are many options when decorating for Thanksgiving. Seasonal accoutrements, such as faux leaves or garlands, themed place mats, table runners and cloths, and colored tapered candles can make your spread stunning for your guests. Not to mention, it gives your equally stunning dinner a worthy place to be served! You can even involve your guests in the place setting, letting everyone in on the decorating fun!
Crafts and cookie decorating
These activities may appeal more to the younger guests at your Thanksgiving gathering, but are sure to be fun for everyone! From paper turkeys made from cut outs of your guests’ hands to sugar cookies with a wide selection of icings and treats to decorate with, you are sure to keep everyone entertained, and when the night is over, leaving with a memorable craft or treat to take home with them to commemorate your Thanksgiving gathering!
Plan your Thanksgiving viewing
Whether you choose to watch football, a movie, or a show, planning out your Thanksgiving viewing with your guests can be a fun way to gather everyone around to enjoy time together after you’ve enjoyed your delicious meal!
Make it a game night
There are few better ways to bond with your friends and family than to sit down, relax, and play a board game or card game together! You can set aside a portion of your Thanksgiving gathering and dedicate it to playing board games, and even incorporate your guests into the process of choosing games to play! Setting out games for your guests to vote on playing, or even styling it like a pitch in (bring your own board game) can add an extra level of fun to your day!
Thanksgiving pitch-in style!
Hosting a Thanksgiving meal can be a huge event, and even feel like a daunting task to some. A fun way to include your guests in creating the Thanksgiving spread is to host a pitch-in style meal where each guest brings a dish, dessert, or snack to contribute! This way, there will be a wide variety of foods and even adds a fun element of surprise to a traditional Thanksgiving meal!
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