How to Host a Party at Home

Let’s get the party started! Set a table for 2 or 20 in no time at all with our quick and easy dinner party ideas. From picking a theme to setting the scene, we've got everything you need to party at your place. Learn easy tips and tricks to picking out all the pieces you’ll need—from tabletop to room decor—plus awesome ideas to making it the biggest bash of the season.

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Hosting Essentials

Planning a get-together big or small is simple, especially since Macy’s has everything you need to pull it together. Check out our step-by-step guide to pre-party preparations, how to set a table, finding the right tablecloth and how to fold napkins. Also, get inspired by great ideas for how to decorate the dining table for every type of celebration from formal to casual.

Tips for the At-Home Bartender

Turns out the key to making the perfect cocktail goes beyond, “Shaken or stirred?” And the best way to experience wine is a little more complex than, “Red or white?” We’ve rounded up tips for the best glassware to pair with your libations, plus ideas on how to style and stock your bar cart.

Ideas for Dining Al Fresco & Underneath the Stars

Prefer to take the party outdoors? Learn more about everything you need to throw a celebration in the comfort of your own backyard. Plus, tips on the essentials to pack for a picnic.

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