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Tips for Hosting a Virtual Christmas Dinner at 30 Dalton

This year is most likely your first virtual Christmas. If you plan on hosting a virtual Christmas dinner at 30 Dalton, here are some of the things you need to know. Being with your family might look and feel a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a wholesome gathering.

Send an Invitation

Sure, sending an email or text with the link to your virtual Christmas dinner at 30 Dalton will work. But why do that when you can do one better? A boring invite like that doesn’t get people in the mood to party. Help raise spirits with an exciting invite. Punchbowl is a great tool for you to create your Christmas invitation. It does most of the work for you and looks like a real invitation! Include details about dress code, schedule and food. Make sure to include a link to the virtual location so that everyone will have it handy when Christmas Day comes.  

Host a Secret Santa

Your virtual dinner at 30 Dalton is about more than just food – it’s a time for the family to gather together in joy. Even though things look different this year, you can still keep up a Christmas classic. The free Secret Santa Organizer will assign everyone someone to buy for an encourage them to buy a virtual gift for their Secret Santa. Then, everyone can bring an image of that gift to the party! Of course, you’ll have to reveal yourself when you give the gift so its not all a secret. But still, everyone gets a gift. It’s fun and brings a bit of normalcy to your event.

Prepare Small Talk

The normal flow of conversation around the dinner table is completely different when you’re meeting virtually. Prepare some festive-related topics to bring up if the conversation lags. Talk about how everyone is celebrating at homes, their favorite Christmas traditions, their favorite Christmas memory, etc. Hopefully, you’ll be too distracted with dinner, presents and other fun to even get to these topics – but have them prepared just in case!

When it comes to hosting a virtual Christmas dinner at 30 Dalton, the actual dinner itself might be the least important part. Instead, focus on connecting and laughing. After all, that’s what the season is truly about. Joy.

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