How to Throw a Festive Sweater Holiday Party

by Goodwill Industries International

Follow this guide to learn how to throw a festive sweater holiday party. Let's get started!


Step 1

Make a guest list. Send out invitations to your party. Encourage your friends to find sweaters for the party at their local Goodwill®.

Step 2

At Goodwill, get everything you need to throw a great party. When you shop and donate to Goodwill, you help create jobs in your community. Go to to locate your nearest store.

Step 3

Visit Take the quiz to determine the right holiday sweater to fit your personality.

Step 4

Shop your local Goodwill store or online at® to find your perfect sweater. Don't worry if it's not holiday themed, you can decorate it later.

Step 5

Dress up your sweater! Personalize with bows, garlands and other tinsel.

Step 6

Set out drinks and snacks. Decorate the space.

Step 7

Time to party! Take a #SweaterSelfie. Post to your favorite social media platform.

Step 8

Pat yourself on the back for being an awesome party host!

Step 9

Consider donating your sweater and any other items you no longer need to Goodwill. There is no better holiday gift than helping create jobs in your community.