4 Reasons to Plan your Holiday Party Now!

The holidays are fast approaching, but too many people will fail to plan for their holiday parties until the last minute. Even if you’re not one of those people who puts up Christmas decorations the minute Halloween is over, planning ahead for those holiday parties is extremely important. In fact, waiting until after Halloween may be too long. Why do you need to start planning those parties now? Here are 4 reasons.

Give Guests Lots of Notice

The holiday season is busy for everyone, and odds are that the people on your guest list will have lots of other obligations to fulfill during that time. So, you want to give them plenty of notice so that they can put your party on their calendar. If you really want them there, then your party should be the first engagement they commit to. It’ll also help you get a good idea of the number of people who are attending so you can properly plan for it.

Book the Best Places

Booking a holiday party venue near Atlanta can be nearly impossible to do if you wait until just a few weeks before the party. The best venues are going to fill up quickly with corporate parties, family reunions, and other holiday events. If you want to get a good venue, you need to plan several months ahead and book your location before dates start to fill up.

Luckily for you, The Resort at Callaway Gardens still has plenty of spots open for company parties or other holiday events. Give us a call right away to make sure you get the date you want.

Plan for the Food

Assuming your holiday party includes food (which it definitely should), you’ll need plenty of time to plan out what will be served and how much of it you will need. As we already mentioned, you’ll need to get a solid head count from your guests well in advance so that you can do this, which means you need to start planning now.

If you want to hire a caterer, you’ll want to make sure you book them for your party as soon as you can, as they tend to get very busy during the holiday season. If you’re going to handle the food yourself, you’ll still need ample time to work out the logistics of preparing and serving the food to all your guests.

Get the Details Right

A great holiday party really comes down to the little details–the cheerful decor, the right music, activities, etc. If you want to plan a wonderful party that people are going to remember, you can’t do it at the last minute. You need time to work out all those little details and get everything just right so that things go smoothly on the day of the event.

So, if you’re going to be having a holiday party for your company, your family, or a large group of friends, then you need to start planning now! Give us a call today to see what event spaces we still have available at Callaway Gardens for group holiday parties near Atlanta, and we’ll help ensure your party is a wonderful one.



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