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Christmas Party Invitation Letter Format

Christmas is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the year and an invitation for a Christmas party must be personalized in order to convey your excitement and emotions regarding it. However, if you are sending invitations to a formal party (inviting business contacts and colleagues) you may want to keep the letter formal and to the point. For informal invitations, you can draft the letter on your computer, which will allow you to add colors, text and appropriate clip-art to your invite.

Introduction

In the intro paragraph, notify the reader about your desire to have him/her over for a Christmas party. Convey how important his/her presence is on this occasion and any other details about the party. It is recommended that you host the party after the actual day, since Christmas is often celebrated with close family and friends. In any case, you will have to mention the date and venue of the party, along with the expected timings.

Body

In the second paragraph, you can provide additional details about the event. If there is any dress code which needs to be followed or any other arrangements that need to be made, mention them clearly. Moreover, you may reveal some of the activities which will take place on that day so that your guests come prepared for them.

You may also want to clarify whether the recipient’s family can come along or not.

Conclusion

In the final paragraph, ask the reader, if he or she has any concerns. Tell them to RSVP the event so that you know the expected number of guests you will be hosting.  Provide them with a deadline date for your own convenience. Moreover, if it is a potluck party, ask for recommendations or provide the recipient with contact details so that he or she can coordinate easily.

Considerations

If the addressee is not a local, you may want to include a map to the location of your event. Your letter can be formal or casual, depending on your relation with the invitee; however, you will need to follow invitation etiquettes, where you avoid using abbreviated words and slangs.

Tips and Warnings:

– Wordings matter a lot, so be very careful make the reader feel special to you.

– Double check details like date, venue and time before sending the letter.

– Send the invitation well in advance of Christmas so people can plan their holidays according to their priorities.

Christmas Party Invitation Letter Samples

#1 Christmas Party Invitation for Relatives

Dear Susan,

It will be a great honor for me and my family to have you and your parents at our house on the Christmas Eve. We had a great time spending Christmas with you and your parents last year and we can’t wait to have you guys join us once again this year to have once more memorable Christmas. We have been preparing for this party since two months now and your presence will add all the fun we are expecting to have. Also, there is a little surprise planned for you guys.

We hope to see you with us on the Christmas Eve. Merry Christmas!

Regards,

#2 Christmas Party Invitation for Boss

Dear Sir,

On the eve of Christmas, all the employees at the office have arranged a small get together, so that we can spend some fun time with each other. It will also be a great opportunity to get to know people working in the office on a more personal level. We will all be very grateful if you could spare some time and join us on this joyous occasion.

Also, it is going to be the last Christmas of three employees who will be taking retirement this year. Having you by their side will add a lot to their morale. Come in any attire that you are comfortable with.

Yours sincerely,

#3 Christmas Party Invitation for Friends

Dear friends,

It’s that time of the year again when we can all meet each other, give and take gifts and also spend some time together. We have been preparing for this particular night since a month now. Please bring your families along, as it becomes much more joyous and enjoyable with them. We have also organized a number of events for everyone, and we are hoping that you will enjoy them all.

We hope that you will be able to take out some time to join us on this joyous occasion. See you soon with your families. Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year ahead.

Regards,

#4 Christmas Party Invitation for Friends

Dear John,

The purpose of my letter is to invite you and your family for the Christmas party we have been arranging on this Christmas Eve. As always, me and my parents want the whole family to spend Christmas together. You were not able to attend the party last year but I hope this year you are able to take some time out. We know you have a busy work schedule but Christmas is supposed to be spent with friends and family. We are all eagerly waiting for you to be with us on this occasion. It will be truly amazing to have you among us once again.

Regards,

#5 Christmas Party Invitation for Student away from Family alone

Dear Kylie,

You are cordially invited to the Christmas party organized at my house on the 25th of December at 7 pm. Since this is your first Christmas away from your parents after you moved in the city for higher studies, my parents want really want you to come and spend some time with them. You will also be able to meet my close relatives and other friends. I assure you, that you will have a great time.

Looking forward to having you here at our place on Christmas Eve.

Love,

Christmas Party Invitation Letter Template

Dear (Name)

The season of love is again here to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. This Christmas we are reaching out with a fresh attitude to celebrate Christmas this year. Therefore, we invite you to join us in the tree trimming ceremony followed by the ornaments and gifts hanging on the tree.

We are inviting all good friends and family members for the celebrations and could not afford to miss you. Therefore we will look forward to you and your family to be a part of our Christmas party at: (Insert the address here) on (Mention the Day) sharp at (Insert the time).

Please respond to (Host Name) at (Contact Number).

Regards,

(Your Name)

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