12 Pretty Holiday Party Essentials on Amazon That Take Your Soiree to the Next Level

Hosting a gathering this holiday season? You need these pretty party essentials from Amazon. Cheers!

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We get it, hosting a holiday party takes serious planning and effort. From deciding what drinks to pour to figuring out how much food to serve, there’s a lot to do. To ease your hosting woes this season, we found the best party essentials on Amazon.

Affordable and fun, Amazon makes it easy to order them last minute (hello, two-day Prime shipping!), as long as you’re an Amazon Prime member. These home and kitchen finds are so pretty and downright functional, guests will be wondering where you got them.

We suggesting bookmarking this page ahead of the Amazon Black Friday sale to score even more savings. Happy hosting!

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Glass Beverage Dispenser

When hosting a holiday party, making sure everyone has a yummy drink in hand at all times is a hassle. This glass beverage dispenser isn’t just a practical way to serve drinks, it makes it easy to offer a variety of big batch drinks like punch, infused water or cocktails. Plus, the adorable chalkboard sign adds a major cuteness factor. Looking for more last-minute party essentials? Check out these genius prep tools from Amazon.

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Square Wine Glasses

Every hostess needs a set of elegant yet affordable wine glasses for serving drinks. These square wine glasses check the box and then some. Shoppers love that they add flair to ordinary drinks and offer a high end feel without breaking the bank. It’s a pretty way to serve any drink, without risking your best crystal.

“This has become my go-to wine glass,” shares Brooke Pennington, a verified Amazon reviewer. “At its price point, I can keep a large stock in case of guests and have spares for the inevitable accidents. I have dropped these on carpet and short distances onto hard floors and they survive.”

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Dessert Stand

The prettiest party essentials are ones that show off your yummy creations. Elegant and oh-so-functional, this three-tier dessert stand is perfect for displaying cupcakes, chocolates or appetizers. Plus, the three-tier design maximizes vertical space so you don’t have to sacrifice precious countertop real estate.

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Flameless Candles

Set the mood without pulling out the lighter with these flameless candles. The tinted glass adds cozy ambience to any tablescape, mantel or coffee table while the remote control allows them to run on a timer all season long. They’ll pop on exactly when you want and you won’t have to worry about forgetting to blow them out. Flameless candles are ideal for creating a glowing space without all the mess or safety hazards. Speaking of, here’s how to set a table for both casual and formal occasions.

With over 3,000 five-star ratings, here’s what one reviewer loves about the versatile candles: “These are beautiful both on and off,” adds Michele York, a verified Amazon reviewer. “Looks fantastic on my mantel, with a romantic glow at night. I love the fact I can set a time to turn on and set it for the number of hours I want the glow. Set it and forget it!”

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Cheese Board

Did someone say charcuterie? A cheese board tops the list of party essentials thanks to how easy (and beautiful) they make serving appetizers. Whether you prefer a traditional meat and cheese charcuterie board or are playing around with a Thanksgiving charcuterie board or festive hot chocolate board, this Amazon find has you covered. It’s complete with cheese knives and tiny bowls for tiny treats—major score! Here’s how to make a charcuterie board perfect for any party.

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Textured Glassware

Everyday highball glasses get a classy upgrade with this set of textured glassware. Ideal for dinner parties or everyday gatherings, it’s a simple yet stunning way to add character to special occasions—however simple or grand they may be. After all, there’s no reason to risk the fine china with large groups when you can get the same feel with these highball glasses.

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Wine Chiller

When it comes to pretty party essentials, marble is always a good idea. Never forget about that bottle of bubbly in the fridge again thanks to this marble wine chiller bucket. It sits pretty on the counter or table and keeps any bottle chilled to perfection.

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Gravy Boat

Hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? What about Friendsgiving? Here’s one of the best gravy boats for your table. This porcelain number boasts an extra wide spout and handle for mess-free pours every time. Plus, it comes in two sizes big enough to hold all the gravy or cranberry sauce, whatever the party size. You don’t want to miss these Thanksgiving table decor ideas, either.

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Colorful Bowls

Stocking up on serveware for your next soiree? Look no further than these colorful serving bowls. Make a statement and pair them with white dinner plates or make them the center of attention at the snack table. They stack easy when it’s time to store them away until the next gathering. Better yet, they make a beautiful upgrade to everyday dinnerware.

“These bowls are exactly what I was hoping for, both beautiful and functionally sturdy,” writes verified Amazon reviewer, M. North. “I use them for holidays and other food-centered gatherings for dips and toppings alongside taco bar style meals and charcuterie boards. I plan to buy another couple of sets for gifts!”

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Cake Stand

At this point, a cake stand should be required for hostesses and avid bakers alike. Whether it’s a display and serving platter for cake, pie or cupcakes, it’s one of the most versatile party essentials that can be enjoyed long after the music fades. This glass dome with an acacia wood base makes a beautiful year round centerpiece for displaying sweet treats.

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Drink Charms

Help guests keep track of their drink in a fun way with these adorable drink charms. Their stainless steel design adds to the elegance of any stemmed glass. Guests will love picking out their charm and appreciate not worrying about misplacing their drink.

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Wine Decanter

Take dinner parties to the next level with this crystal wine decanter. It makes for better tasting wine by letting it breathe, providing a smooth, crisp taste every. single. time. Not to mention the elegant crystal construction that makes it a beautiful table addition. Pass the red, please!

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Madi Koetting
As Product Reviews Home Editor, Madi covers the best cleaning gadgets, organizing gear and home buys. She’s constantly testing internet-made-me-buy-it splurges and home goods—if there’s a viral product taking the internet by storm, you can count on Madi to give her honest review. Her work has appeared in various home outlets including Better Homes & Gardens, Reader’s Digest, The Family Handyman and Birds and Blooms. When she’s not decorating her apartment, you can find her sharing her favorite finds on Taste of Home’s social media platforms and scouring Denver for the best espresso martini.