Best dinner party menus

Ready...set...entertain! Plan a fun evening with these delectable menus by cuisine, occasion, and more

Dinner party menus by occasion

Throwing a party for a holiday or special occasion? Plan your best bash ever with these easy, festive ideas

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Set the mood

Sophisticated Halloween party

Killer punch, classy finger bites, and Gothic decor that breaks free of jack-o’s for a grown-up soiree


Old Glory Cherry-Blueberry Pie

Mix and match July 4 party menu

Treat the gang to easy cocktails, perfect grilled dishes, summery sides, and star-spangled dessert


Diner details

Diner-style Thanksgiving

Tired of the same old holiday thing? Shake off tradition with this fun, casual menu


Poolside red and white-themed holiday party

Mexican holiday fiesta

Throw a no-fuss holiday party with these festive recipes and decorations


Small-Plate Christmas

Small-plate holiday party menu

This year, forget the sit-down dinner and opt for small plate recipes that you can make ahead and allow you and your guests to mingle


Steak and “Oyster” Skewers

New Year's Eve cocktail party ideas

From a retro punch party to a wine soiree, choose from 5 winning menus that pair perfect party bites with just the right sips


Brussels Sprouts and Shiitake Lo Mein

Chinese New Year feast

Celebrate with these inventive dishes destined to win over party guests


Chocolate party tray

Valentine's Day chocolatey celebration

Throw a bite-size chocolate party! Your guests will love this deliciously sinful chocolate buffet


Bean and Chicken Taquitos

Cinco de Mayo bash

Margaritas, tacos, and more festive recipes with decidedly Sunset twists



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