How to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 at home

This has been an absolutely wild year. We’ve faced many issues this year and had to change our way of life in an instant. With the New Year fast approaching you’re probably wondering how do I celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 at home.

I hope you, your families and your friends are all staying safe but this New Year’s Eve it is more important than ever to find ways to celebrate at home. This will help keep us all safe and limit the spread of Covid 19.

Thankfully technology will allow us to have virtual celebrations and depending on where you live you may even be able to be joined by a few friends and family. Socially distancing of course.

Just because the year has been a rollercoaster and we won’t be celebrating like usual doesn’t mean we can’t have fun.

I’ve come up with some awesome ideas to help you celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 at home in style.

Put your party dress on!

Just because you are celebrating New Year’s Eve at home doesn’t mean you have to lay around in your sweatpants.So put on your favorite outfit, do your hair and your makeup and make it look like you’re ready for a night out on the town.

Get decorating!

Decorations always brighten the mood! The best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 at home is to make it not look like home. My favorite spot for decorations is your local Dollar Store. Get out and grab some cups, some balloons, streamers and some New Years signs. Even grab some fancy champagne flutes to celebrate the night.

Break out your board games!

Nothing funner than some party games. These will surely get the party atmosphere going. Get your friends and family to take along their favorite board games. Some of my favorites are Cards against Humanity, What do You Meme and Scattergories.

Don’t forget the drinks to celebrate New Year’s eve 2021 at home!

drinks to celebrate New Year's Eve 2021 at homeHave everyone prepare a batch of their favorite drinks. Go around the room and test out everyone’s bartending skills. Stuck on ideas, here’s a list of some fun drinks to try out!

Binge watch a show!

Stuck where you can’t gather with anyone! Put on a great show, make yourself a delicious treat and drink and spend your evening on the couch binge watching a new show. The perfect way to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 at home. Check out these shows!

Watch some movies instead!

girl watching a movieWant to just have a relaxing evening check out some of the top movies on Netflix. Made your way through all the good movies on Netflix this year like I did. Sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime video.

Connect with zoom!

connect with friends to celebrate New Year's Eve 2021 at homeLooking for a little more company. Get on a zoom call with your closest friends. Have some snacks together and a drink and enjoy a livestream of the New Year’s Eve countdown. Check out the plan for the Times Square celebration.

Put on some music on to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 at home!

Celebrating New Year’s Eve at home wouldn’t be complete without some great songs. Check out Spotify or Apple music for some great New Year’s Eve playlists. Check out my favorite here.

Have a photo op!

girl taking selfieYou got your fancy New Year’s Eve outfit on and your house is decorated. This is the perfect time for a photo op! Make an awesome photo wall and grab photo props from Walmart or the Dollar store! ๐Ÿ“ท

Don’t forget the appetizers!

Appetizers to celebrate New Year's Eve 2021 at homeChallenge your family or a few of your friends to cook their best appetizer. This way you’ll have an abundance of snacks! Check out some yummy and easy appetizers here.

Whatever you decided to do to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020 at home I hope you have a blast!

Let me know what are your New Year’s Eve plans?

Celebrate New Year's Eve at home

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  1. Yes to that! We need to get creative this year.

    1. Most definitely ! Things will be quite different

  2. Drinks and board games are essential for this NYE celebration since weโ€™re stuck at homeโ€ฆ

    1. That’s how I plan to spend mine!

  3. Yes โ€“ board games, drinks, and music! These are great ideas.

    1. Hopefully it is a good one and we can all make some new traditions

  4. Some great ideas for this very different New Yearโ€™s indeed.

    1. Thsn you for reading

  5. Yes, this is THE year to celebrate New Years’ at home. Easy ideas that we will use with our family!

    1. It will surely be different

  6. Amber Myers says:

    What fun ideas. We always spend it at home, so no change here. We watch movies and eat a ton!

    1. That sounds like alot of fun! ๐Ÿ˜Š

  7. We always spend New Years at home so this year will be no different for us.

    1. Hope you have lots of fun!


    I’m hoping to dig out all the games we have here so we can have a fun New Year’s Eve.

    1. Same here!

  9. Pam Wattenbarger says:

    Things will definitely be different this year but hopefully we can still ring in the New Year in style at home!

    1. I hope so ๐Ÿ˜Š

  10. We almost always stay in for new years and have a family game night. This year will be a few less people but still the same fun and anticipation for a better new year.

    1. That sounds like alot of fun! I hope you have a great holiday โ˜บ๏ธ

  11. I hadn’t even started thinking about new year’s eve 2021… but since our area is going into a hard lockdown we will definitely be spending it at home. Thanks for the ideas!

    1. Aww I’m sorry to hear that! I hope you have a great time at home though regardless

  12. Nikki Wayne says:

    Thanks for the suggestions. This year.will definitely be different but will surely be fun too.

    1. Yes I hope so too! Have a great holiday

  13. This New Year is nothing like what anyone has seen. But it is best to celebrate it at home and there are so many things to do at home itself.

    1. Exactly I think we will all make it as good as it can possibly be

  14. I will be binge watching shows ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Sounds like fun!

  15. Tasheena says:

    This post is really informative. These are all wonderful ideas.

    1. Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š have a great holiday !

  16. Wow great idea! I haven’t think of your other suggestions. Thank you so much this is indeed very helpful. I’m almost prepared for Christmas.

    1. I still don’t feel prepared but I hope you have a great holiday ๐Ÿ˜Š

  17. Funnily enough I was looking to write a post on celebrating new years eve at home so you read my mind. I agree that playing games is such a good idea, especially as we will be staying in this new year. And drinks are always welcome!

  18. Danielle says:

    These are awesome ideas! I needed some since we will be staying home this year and I can’t do much because I’m pregnant.

    1. It will be different but lots of fun things to do at home as well

  19. Catalina says:

    We will definitely celebrate the New Year Eve at home this year! Thanks for these suggestions!

  20. WESTIN520 says:

    Thank you!!1

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