photographer: Scott Ball Photography | planner: Gravel Experiential | décor: Illusions | venue: The Witte Museum
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Go for the Gold: 12 Winter Olympics Party Ideas

The Winter Olympic Games is a major international, multi-sport event that takes place once every four years. Such a monumental event deserves to be celebrated. The Olympics begins on February 4th this year, which gives you plenty of time to plan your Olympics party with your friends. Find the official Olympics schedule and any details regarding the games. 


From themed cocktails to mountain-high photo ops, we know the best ways to make your watch party one to remember. See PartySlate’s 12 favorite ideas for your 2022 Winters Olympics party that get the gold medal for creativity.

1. Take Your Menu to New Heights

A menu shaped as a mountain on a black tablescape | PartySlate
photo courtesy of: The Stamp Studio See More
A menu shaped as a mountain on a black tablescape | PartySlate
photo courtesy of: The Stamp Studio See More

2. Give Your Catering a Lift

Catering presented on a mini ski lift design | PartySlate
photographer: Jacqui Cole Photography | Anna Lucia Events See More

3. Warm Up With a Hot Chocolate Bar

Winter Wonderland Baby Shower in Bakersfield, CA
photographer: Mariel Hannah Photo | Detailed Touch Events See More
A chic hot chocolate bar design with separate toppings | PartySlate
photographer: Mariel Hannah Photo | Detailed Touch Events See More

4. Leave Your Skates at the Door

A wall with ice skates hung up on it and a cabin home design | PartySlate
photographer: Charmaine Mallari Photography | French Accent Design See More
A wall with ice skates hung up on it and a cabin home design | PartySlate
photographer: Charmaine Mallari Photography | French Accent Design See More

5. Deck Out Your Bar Design

A red event bar with a graphic ski design on the front | PartySlate
photographer: Erika Dufour | Revel Global Events See More

6. Add a Ski Lift Photo Op For an Instagram Magnet

A ski lift prop with a fake background designed for a photo op | PartySlate
photographer: Scott Ball Photography | Gravel Experiential See More

7. Stir Things Up

Snow slushies with a snowboarder drink stirrer | PartySlate
photo courtesy of: The Stamp Studio See More
Snow slushies with a snowboarder drink stirrer | PartySlate
photo courtesy of: The Stamp Studio See More

8. Make Your Drinks Mountain Ready

A mule cocktail with a sign that says “Mammoth Mountain Mule” | PartySlate
photographer: Erika Dufour | Revel Global Events See More

9. Give Your Desserts a Design That Counts

White donuts with snowflake candy and ornament designed cupcakes | PartySlate
photographer: Wandering Free Photos | Yaneth Events See More
White donuts with snowflake candy and ornament designed cupcakes | PartySlate
photographer: Wandering Free Photos | Yaneth Events See More

10. Point Guests in the Right Direction

A white sign with different directions pointing to aprés ski, the matted snowman and snowball fight | PartySlate
photographer: Filip Wolak | Twenty Three Layers (23 Layers) See More
A white sign with different directions pointing to aprés ski, the matted snowman and snowball fight | PartySlate
photographer: Filip Wolak | Twenty Three Layers (23 Layers) See More

11. Grab Your Lift Tickets

Ski themed bar mitzvah Westchester, NY A table with lift tickets | PartySlate
photographer: Tripp Street Studio | The Event of a Lifetime, Inc. See More

12. Top It Off With a S’mores Bar

Apres-Ski Holiday Party at Private Residence A smores bar sign with a smore | PartySlate
photographer: Rebecca Yale Photography | Twine Events See More
Apres-Ski Holiday Party at Private Residence A smores bar sign with a smore | PartySlate
photographer: Rebecca Yale Photography | Twine Events See More

People Also Ask …

How do you celebrate the Olympics?

There are many ways you can celebrate the olympics. You can represent your country by wearing your country’s colors. Another fun way to celebrate is by getting your friends and family together (safely, of course) for a watch party. Use some of our fun design ideas listed above, make some on-theme cocktails, and enjoy. Finally, celebrate by turning on your TV and watching the best athletes in the world compete.