Around the holidays, many individuals make the decision to host a holiday party. Are you looking to be one of those individuals? If so, there is a good chance that you might be interested in planning a Thanksgiving party. If you want to plan a Thanksgiving party, have you started planning yet? If not, it may be time to start.

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Happy Thanksgiving

You will find that the sooner you get your party planning started, the sooner you can start sending invites to your guests.

Speaking of your Thanksgiving party guests, have you decided on the way to invite them yet? When it comes to inviting your party guests, you will find that you have different options. In fact, you have so many options that you may be wondering which invite method you should use.

When it comes to inviting guests to your Thanksgiving party, while you might not necessarily think so, how to choose to invite your guest may reflect on yourself, as well as your party. Perhaps, the best way to decide is to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each.

1. Official Invitations

When it comes to inviting guests to any party, including a Thanksgiving party, many party hosts use official invitations. When it comes to sending out formal invitations, you can either make your own, often right on your computer, or you can buy a package of invitations from your local party supply store or departmental stores. Formal invitations are a great way to keep track of your invites, and they are, almost always, preferred by guests. It is hard to explain, but there is just something about receiving a party invite in the email. The only downside to formal Thanksgiving party invitations is that they cost money; however, you can purchase low-cost invitations or as previously mentioned, make your own.

2. Personal Note (Unofficial Invitation)

As previously mentioned, many party guests enjoy receiving invitations in the mail. If you would like to send a personal invite, but you do not want to spend the money on invitations or make your own, you can send the quick note, simply by writing down the date, time and location of your Thanksgiving party is a great way to send an invite to one or all your party guests. Although, invitations may be nice, sending a personal, handwritten note is a cheap way to send a personal invite. It may also be a good idea to send a quick message along with that note. Simply asking a friend or relative how their life is going is a great wat to turn a simple handwritten invitation so much more.

3. Online Invitations

If you are looking for an easy, convenient way to invite all your guests to your Thanksgiving party. You may want to give online invites some thought. If you know the email address of all your party guests, you could easily send one large email to everyone. You will want to be sure and include everything that a regular invitation would include, such as the date, time, and location of your party. These online invitations would be great personal touch to your email party invitations.


Honestly, it doesn’t matter how you invite your guests if you do extend them an invitation. However, considering a convenient and modern way to invite your guests would be very effective and save your time, online invitations such as will help you plan your event accordingly. Your Thanksgiving party would be nothing without your guests. So, make sure you get those invitations out, particularly in advance.