What are some tips to throwing an epic holiday party at Full Sail apartments?

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Apartments near Full Sail University can be the sites of one of the most legendary holiday parties that you ever hosted; all you need is a little pre-planning, some creativity and holiday spirit! What better way to celebrate the season than to throw an awesome soirée with your closest friends and family!

Create a Guest List Fit for Your Apartment

You may need to consider the size and space of Full Sail apartments before mailing out all of those invites. If the entertaining space in your apartment is limited, you may want to consider the size of your guest list. A one-bedroom apartment may be a bit too crowded to invite your entire graduating class! If this is the case, keep your party small and intimate. And don't worry about the smaller number of guests; some of the best get-togethers have been when only a few people show up. This helps you to really get to know your guests and to connect with them. However, if you're living it up in a large townhome or 3 bedroom apartment, go ahead and keep those invites coming!

Warn Your Apartment Neighbors

Regardless of the size of your holiday party you host at your apartments near Full Sail, one of the most important steps you will want to take it warning your neighbors. Maybe you only want to have a few people over for some holiday wine and cheese. While you're probably safe in this scenario, you'll never know how your guests may act. The shy kid in class may sing opera tunes at the top of his lungs once a little liquid courage is inside of him. Please warn your neighbors, just to prevent any noise complaints or cops knocking on your door at midnight. You may also want to invite them! If you invite your neighbors, you warn them of any noise and you make them happy by including them; thus lessening your chances of being complained about!

Choose the Right Tunes

When it comes to a perfect holiday party at Full Sail apartments, music is everything. A soundtrack can make or break a party, regardless of what other features you have going on. To make sure all of your partygoers are content with your musical options, have them request a few of their favorite songs ahead of time. That way, your soundtrack will have a great, eclectic variety to it and your guests will be instantly happy once they hear the song they requested. You may even discover some great new songs or artists you never even heard of before.

Decorate Your Full Sail Apartment

Decorating for holiday parties in apartments near Full Sail does not have to break the bank. You can find some of the cutest and coolest DIY holiday decorations on craft sites like Pinterest. Local craft and hobby stores often sell all of the supplies you will ever need for homemade holiday décor. Decorate in all of the common areas, such as the living room, kitchen and patio or balcony. Your knick-knacks may even be the focal point of your party, getting lots of attention and compliments from your guests.

The Menu

When it comes to holiday party food and drink, there are so many options. If you want to make an entire turkey dinner, by all means, go for it! You could even opt for some light appetizers or hors d'oeurves. Keep in mind, having some sort of snack, whether it is small or large, is important for guests. If you're focusing more on the holiday aspect and want a large meal, have everyone bring a covered dish, potluck style. You can even leave all of the work to your favorite local restaurant and order catering, just be ready to pay more money. Don't be afraid to ask your guests to pitch in as well, such as money for pizza at the end of the party!

When it comes to refreshments, you will want to have a good idea of who your guests are going to be at Full Sail apartments. While most holiday partygoers like to uncork the wine or sip on spiked eggnog, keep in mind there may be some guests who do not partake in the drinking of alcohol. You will want to have non-alcoholic drinks on hand for those guests as well as the ones who have declared they are designated drivers. Feel free to ask people to bring their own alcohol as well, typically referred to as BYOB. The most important thing to remember about this is that you should always make sure everyone who is drinking at your party has a safe ride home. You should plan ahead if anyone should need to stay the night at your place in case they drink too much. A good, comfortable couch should do just fine! Please communicate this with your guests ahead of time and make sure Uber is downloaded on everyone's phone!

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