How to throw a memorable house warming party?

Congratulations, you finally moved in and finish unpacking. Now you only hear from your friends “When can I see your new place?” It looks like it’s the time to throw a memorable house warming party.
But, there’s only one problem. How to do it? Because almost everyone was just six people standing around awkwardly. Well, this guide will help you throw a memorable house warming party.


So, once you prepare your new home for moving in, you can throw a memorable house warming party. This is the perfect opportunity to show off your new home. So, make invitations. But, give good directions. This will be very helpful and appreciated by all your guests.

Balloons - use them to throw a memorable house warming party.
Use balloons to throw a memorable house warming party.

Throw a memorable house warming party by organizing tours

Organize tours of your new home is definitely one of the things to do after you move. This can be the main attraction. So, make sure you have your space ready for showing.

  • But, don’t forget that you’re the host of your party. So, answer the door, welcome your guests, and make them feel comfortable.
  • Allow guests to give self-guided tours. You can give them a floor plan of your home. Label rooms with their names, purpose and some interesting details you’d like to show off.
  • Show some magical transformation. Prepare the “before” picture outside each room.


House warming parties usually mean guests walking and inspecting your home. So, this is an ideal situation for casual, finger foods. You can serve several choices in every room. Then, once they discover your rooms, there will be delicious surprises as well.

You can try these finger food for a housewarming:

  • Champagne Cocktail Punch
  • Devilled Eggs
  • Coconut Crusted Fried Shrimp
  • Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
  • Egg, Nut and Mushroom Pate
  • Antipasto Martini
  • Lemon Butter Snowballs
  • Almond Macaroons
  • Also, serve drinks like beer, wine, soda, coffee, and tea.

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Organize and prepare everything for the party on time.


Don’t expect gifts when you throw a memorable house warming party. Even though gifts are customary, you should never expect them. Because of the good wishes of your friends and family should be enough.


There is no need for special party decorations. Because you don’t want to detract from the features of your new home. Some floral arrangements will be more than enough. When it comes to decoration it’s recommendable to go conservative and affordable. Guests don’t want to see 50+ balloons, they want to see your home.  It’s better to invest in something that spruces up your home to make it feel like a celebration. Like the Spotify playlist. It doesn’t have to blare throughout the house, but light music makes a party much more comfortable.

Final thoughts on how to throw a memorable house warming party

Well, the last thing to say is to stop overthinking it. You might feel overly inclined to impress people and become popular in the neighborhood. But, there is no need for that. Your neighbors will like you for you. And throwing a housewarming party is a good start. You’ll show them that you are taking time out of your life to get to know them. So, just relax and remember to have fun.


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