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Pumpkins and Prosecco: Your Guide to the Ultimate Halloween Party

Fall has arrived, and it’s time to celebrate the season in style with a Pumpkins and Prosecco party! Picture this: your kitchen or backyard adorned with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, laughter filling the air, and glasses of sparkling Prosecco clinking in the hands of your friends (some of whom have started their pumpkin-smashing competition!). If this sounds like the perfect wine party for fall (Hello, Halloween!) then read on for a guide on how to throw the ultimate Pumpkins and Prosecco party.

Invitations That Set the Mood

Start by crafting invitations that incorporate pumpkin imagery, vibrant fall colors, and a playful Prosecco theme. Whether you go digital or opt for traditional paper invites, make sure to include all the essential party details, like the date, time, location, and dress code. (Is the attire Fall chic or Halloween and wine costumes?) 

Pumpkin Patch Decor

Transform your party space into a pumpkin paradise. Purchase a variety of pumpkins – from mini to giant – and arrange them creatively around your venue. Consider setting up a pumpkin painting station so your guests can add to the ambiance! Don’t forget fall-themed tablecloths, candles, and fairy lights to give it a cozy mood. 

Prosecco Pizzazz

Stock up on Prosecco, your bubbly best friend for the evening. Set up a Prosecco bar with a selection of mixers like fruit juices, purees, and fresh berries for DIY Prosecco cocktails. Encourage guests to get creative and craft their own signature drinks.

Tip: Visit your local wine or grocery store in October. You might be able to score a fun pumpkin-themed bottle of Prosecco like this one I found at Wegmans!

Pumpkin Palate Pleasers

No party is complete without tasty treats. Serve up a mouthwatering spread of pumpkin-themed snacks, like pumpkin spice dip, roasted pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin-shaped baked brie. For heartier options, consider pumpkin ravioli or pumpkin soup as appetizers. Keep in mind, not all menu items must have pumpkins, but who doesn’t love a fun theme to build a menu around?! Check out some of our favorite wine and pumpkin pairings here.

Pumpkin-Carving Contest

Challenge your guests’ artistic skills with a pumpkin-carving contest. Provide carving tools, templates, and plenty of pumpkins. The winner can receive a pumpkin-themed prize or the honor of lighting the jack-o’-lanterns for the night. My favorite? A wine bottle shaped Halloween pumpkin!

Cozy Fire Pit Conversations

As the evening cools down, gather around a fire pit for some cozy conversations. Provide blankets and marshmallow roasting supplies for s’mores, adding a touch of warmth and nostalgia to the party.

Pumpkin-Themed Playlist

Create a playlist filled with autumn-inspired tunes to keep the party vibe going. Classics like “October” by U2 or “Autumn Leaves” by Nat King Cole will add an extra layer of ambiance to your gathering. Hosting the wine party on Halloween? Mix in some Halloween favorites to set the mood.

Pumpkins and Prosecco Photo Booth

Set up a photo booth or selfie station with props like pumpkin hats, masks, and Prosecco-themed signs. It’s a surefire way to capture memories and entertain your guests.

A Pumpkins and Prosecco party is all about embracing the joy and flavors of fall while sipping on the bubbly. With these tips, you’ll be well on your way to hosting an unforgettable gathering that combines the best of the season with a touch of sophistication 🎃🥂

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