There is lots to do during the holiday season, and one fun activity is to have a holiday movie night. Movie nights are perfect for spending quality time with the kids, enjoying time with friends and family or even a date night. Here are all of our holiday movie night must-haves from snacks to best Christmas movies suggestions!

Delicious Healthy Snacks & Drinks

Maybe the most important part of a movie night, (besides the movie) is the snacks and drinks. If you want to host an amazing movie night you have to bring your A game when it comes to refreshments. 

Holiday Snack Mix 

 Put together salty, easy to make healthy snack like paninis and popcorn.

Paninis: Paninis are perfect for movie nights as they don’t require a lot of preparation time. Make it fun and let everyone prepare their own. Once everyone is done,  just heat the paninis in the oven for a couple of minutes or in a panini press, to get a restaurant like experience

Homemade Popcorn + Toppings: You can’t have a movie night without popcorn, so whip up some homemade popcorn in your popcorn maker and then serve it with sweet and savory topping options.

Finish the Night with Perfect Drinks

Create the bestcup of hot chocolate with the help of a milk frother. The frother will help you create a perfect milk foam. Add   toppings like marshmallows, flavored syrups, candy canes, whipped topping and sprinkles. 

For the non cocoa lovers, make some homemade soda. Home made soda is very easy to make, especially if you have a sodastream Fizzi. If not, take a look at these easy home made soda recipe and get inspired.

Set a Cozy Mood

Holiday movie nights should be cozy and warm. Pile up the couch with plenty of fuzzy throw blankets and soft throw pillows so everyone can get comfortable. Turn the the lights down low and light some scented candles. to really get everyone feeling cozy and in the mood for some movie watching.

Movie Suggestions

From the old classics to the hottest new holiday movies, there’s something for everyone. Choose a couple from this list and you’re bound to have a wonderful movie night. 

Classics: Miracle on 34th Street, It’s a Wonderful Life, White Christmas, A Christmas Story, A Christmas Carol, A Charlie Brown Christmas

Family Favorites: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Elf, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, The Santa Clause, The Polar Express 

Funny Holiday Films: Christmas with the Kranks, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Ernest Saves Christmas, Office Party, Bad Santa

Hottest New Movies: Happiest Season, A Castle for Christmas, Holidate, Christmas Unwrapped, The Christmas Chronicles