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The Best and Worst Holiday Party Etiquette

Best Life Logo By Bob Larkin of Best Life | Slide 1 of 21: If there's one thing we know for sure about the holiday season, it's that there will be parties. So… many… parties, with families and friends and coworkers and probably even a few strangers. Love 'em or hate 'em, they're a social obligation that can't be avoided entirely. Sooner or later, you're going to have to say yes to one of those invites. But are you ready? Sure, you might think you are, but holiday parties can be minefields of bad decisions and cringe-worthy gaffes. Even the most seasoned holiday vet may not be fully prepared for everything. There are a lot of etiquette rules out there, and not all of them are steering you in the right direction. So let's separate fact from fiction. Here are some of the best holiday party etiquette you should be following, and some of the absolute worst. Choose wisely, and you'll make it to 2019 without ending up on any naughty lists. And for more on great etiquette, here are 17 Things Polite People Never Say.

The Best and Worst Holiday Party Etiquette

If there's one thing we know for sure about the holiday season, it's that there will be parties. So… many… parties, with families and friends and coworkers and probably even a few strangers. Love 'em or hate 'em, they're a social obligation that can't be avoided entirely. Sooner or later, you're going to have to say yes to one of those invites. But are you ready?

Sure, you might think you are, but holiday parties can be minefields of bad decisions and cringe-worthy gaffes. Even the most seasoned holiday vet may not be fully prepared for everything. There are a lot of etiquette rules out there, and not all of them are steering you in the right direction. So let's separate fact from fiction. Here are some of the best holiday party etiquette you should be following, and some of the absolute worst. Choose wisely, and you'll make it to 2019 without ending up on any naughty lists. And for more on great etiquette, here are 17 Things Polite People Never Say.

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