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How to Host a Great Winter Olympics Theme Party

Ingredients for a great Chinese themed 2021 Olympics celebration? It can be as easy as ordering Chinese take-out, with personal homemade touches to make it memorable!

Begin by planning your party for the opening ceremony, around a favorite Olympic event ... or for celebrating the colorful Olympic closing ceremony.

Add to the fun by having guests participate in party games. And, when the party is over, remember to give out the Olympic party favors to send all your guests home happy.

Summer Olympics party invitation ideaINVITATIONS

For clever homemade invitations, decorate with Chinese theme clipart, photos of Olympic athletes, or Olympic rings clip art.

Also be sure to include a front cover headline, such as "Let the Games Begin!" or "You're Invited to the Official Party of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics!"

Also include any special instructions about what guests should bring and, finally, remember to include the where, when, and other RSVP details.


It's the winter Olympics in Beijing, after all -- so what better reason to serve up heaping bowls of easy Chinese take-out!

Order it from your local restaurant, or make it yourself and impress your guests with homemade spring rolls and steamed dumplings topped off with a platter of Fortunate Lemon Chicken to help bring luck to your favorite team or athlete.

Finally, don't forget the homemade Chinese fortune cookies with do-it-yourself messages (write them out, or use a home printer) with an Olympic theme such as "Believe & you will achieve" or "Many failures lead to success."

Serve it up with a steaming pot of tea, bottles of Chinese beer, or Chinese wine you can find in specialty shops or the corner liquor store. You're sure to win gold for Olympic party hosting!

NOTE: The Beijing Winter Olympics and 2022 Chinese New Year celebrations all happen at the same time this year so there's plenty of reason to celebrate!

Olympic donutsFor the kids, don't forget to serve bottled water, soda or sports drinks, or think nutritious juices and their favorite fruit drinks.

For dessert, wave the colors with a delicious Olympic ring cake or try this easy recipe for making scrumptious Olympic cookie rings.

Or, if you really want to score with young ones in attendance -- simply buy a box of plain donuts. Make a simple sugar frosting, then go to town with food coloring to make different frostings in the official colors of the Olympic rings.

Kids of all ages will love it.


Browse your favorite music store or for Olympic CD compilations. You can also search the Web for downloadable audio files including the Olympic Hymn, Chariots of Fire, and other rousing inspirational songs.



To celebrate everything Chinese, remember that red and gold in Chinese culture are the colors most associated with luck and success.

Browse a local art shop for posters for Olympic sports posters or a Beijing travel theme, or scour your closets for skis, ice skates, or other winter sports gear you can use as decorations.

beijing olympics logoAlso consider these Olympics party decorating tips:

• Make a table centerpiece of flags from different countries to celebrate the Olympics as a truly international competition.

• Cut out and color 5 Olympic cardboard rings to hang from the ceiling, or decorate with balloons in the official Olympic colors.

• Keep little ones busy by letting them decorate with stickers made from sports clipart or Olympics coloring pages to hang around the party room to serve as decorations.


How about a rousing game of Name That Olympic Tune! (see Olympic Party Music, above). For other fun group games, try a 2022 Winter Olympics trivia quiz, or arrange a scavenger hunt to find Olympic Gold - such as chocolate candy wrapped in gold foil.


Send happy guests home with goodie bags made up of Olympic sports images or Olympic music DVD's, international flags or stickers, and foil wrapped chocolate "gold medals".

More Olympic Party Ideas around the Web:

How to Host an Amazing Olympics Party
- Check out fun, creative ideas for Olympic themed party snacks, food and drink, music mixes, homemade decorations, and more for a memorable DIY party.

Let the Games Begin! 20 Olympic Party Ideas - Here's the big collection of party foods, decorations and at least one makeup tutorial gathered from various sources around the web.

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