The Ultimate Birchbox Holiday Party Playlist

Food, check. Dress, check. Tunes? Look no further. Whether you’re planning a low-key evening or a behemoth bash, we’ve got the perfect song to kickstart any holiday occasion. Here, the Birchbox-approved playlist to get your guests into party mode. Listen below or launch it in Spotify.

“Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses

The Scene: A night of crafts and cocktails with your girl gang
Pair With: Rum and ginger beer for festive Dark ‘N’ Stormys

“Christmas Treat” by Julian Casablancas

The Scene: A sweaty, old-fashioned rager
Pair With: PBR, what else?

“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee

The Scene: A retro-leaning, Mad Men-themed shindig
Pair With: A Draper-approved Manhattan

“Holiday” by Vampire Weekend

The Scene: A gathering of Izod-wearing prep school pals
Pair With: A classy Pim’s Cup

“All My Friends” by LCD Soundsystem

The Scene: An overly-crowded dance floor, arm in arm with your besties
Pair With: Celebratory champagne

“Love is All Around” by The Troggs

The Scene: Date night—it’s a holiday party of two
Pair With: An inky nebbiolo

“Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight)” by the Ramones

The Scene: Between bands at an energized basement concert
Pair With: A daring shot of Jack Daniels

“I’ll Be Steppin’” R. Kelly

The Scene: A spirited family reunion—it’s up to you to start the conga line
Pair With: Classic eggnog (spiking encouraged, but not required)

“Sleigh Ride” by TLC

The Scene: A choreographed dance-off
Pair With: Crazy sexy Zima

“Happy Xmas (War is Over)” by John Lennon & Yoko Ono

The Scene: Swapping stories with your ex-hippie parents
Pair With: A cozy mug of mulled cider

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