What’s better than a party that requires absolutely no cooking? It leaves more time for making cute crafts and decorating the table! With our Chinese new year party ideas, you’ll be partying in no time!

Chinese New Year Party Ideas



Nothing says “get this party started” more than a fun 3-D invitation. Use takeout boxes and fortune cookies to set the tone and mood for this Asian-inspired affair.


Create a simple buffet with a variety of Chinese takeout food. Use plastic Chinese takeout boxes that you can pick up at select container stores and have your guests serve themselves in these fun boxes.


Add your favorite Chinese beverages to the table, whether it’s hot green tea, ice cold Tsing-Tao beer or refreshing Chinese wine (China is now the world’s 5th biggest wine producer—who knew?).


Make fun place cards using fortune cookies and a label maker or strips of paper.


Use chopsticks to adorn your napkins with red twine or ribbon; create inexpensive centerpieces using square vases, fresh bamboo you can order from you local florist and white mums. Click here for more simple tips for creating a stunning Chinese-style table setting.

Chinese New Year party idea