November 4th 2010
Who says Halloween is just for kids? It is also one of the most fun nights of the year for adults too. You can thrill your guests with a frightful meal and entertainment while the kids are out trick-or-treating with their friends. You can make your party as silly or upstanding as you want depending upon whom you invite.
Since most people expect the outrageous on Halloween though, it’s a great time to abandon the stuffy dinner parties and cut loose for the night. That helps if you decorate your home with spooky accessories like giant spiders, glowing skulls, and detached arms. Have your dinner guests wear costumes so they understand the evening will be lighthearted.
This is not the occasion for your good WMF flatware and dinnerware though. In fact, you can buy delightful disposable plates and utensils created in Halloween colors with cute graphics. Disposable dinnerware will make your clean-up job a lot easier too. There are all kinds of interesting foods you can serve at a Halloween party. A quick search online will have your head spinning with ideas.
Not only can you get creative with the food you serve, you can also create some interesting drinks and cocktails that fit in with the occasion. When it comes to Halloween entertaining, lighthearted and fun is the way to go. It is the one time you can relax a little and not worry about what dinnerware to use or how to make interesting small talk.
If you are not very experienced at entertaining or hosting dinner parties, then Halloween is a great time to start. No one will expect you to be perfect and thanks to the nature of the holiday, you can let your quirky side shine through without offending anyone. That means you will have less stress and more fun at your party.