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Venues to Host Your Holiday Party – Pro Con List

The holiday season is fast approaching, and while it’s a time of joy and togetherness, planning a perfect holiday party can add an extra layer of stress.

The pressure of ensuring everyone has a great time, coupled with the logistics of organizing the event, can be overwhelming. Despite these challenges, the desire to gather with our loved ones and celebrate the season trumps all. To aid in this endeavour, selecting the right venue is crucial. To simplify your decision-making process, here’s a detailed pro-con list of four possible venues to consider before booking your holiday party venue.

At Your Home


  • Cozy, familiar atmosphere
  • You know exactly where things are
  • Budget-friendly option


  • Possible noise complaints
  • Size restriction might limit guest list
  • Clean-up responsibilities
  • Limited or no available parking

At Your Community or Condo Clubhouse


  • Relatively budget-friendly
  • Convenient for set-up if close to home
  • No concerns about noise complaints


  • Responsible for decorations
  • Limited kitchen facilities, restricting food options to likely delivery

At a Restaurant


  • Delicious food prepared and served by staff
  • No cooking or preparation involved
  • Lively atmosphere, usually decorated for the season


  • Can be expensive
  • Potentially difficult to accommodate everyone’s food preferences
  • Challenges in managing little ones during a sit-down meal

At Glow Langley


  • Customizable catering menu or flexible food options with Glow Bucks
  • Adaptable spaces for 25-250 guests
  • Professionally decorated with numerous photo opportunities
  • Entertainment and activities for all ages
  • Free parking included in the cost of entry


  • Limited availability each season with dates filling up quickly
    (If you are interested in a group booking at Glow Langley, email today!)

Though planning a holiday gathering can be fraught with challenges, the right venue can make the event smooth and enjoyable. From the comfort of home to the excitement of Glow Langley, weigh the pros and cons, and choose a venue that aligns with your group’s needs and desires. The most important element is the cherished time spent with loved ones, celebrating the warmth and joy of the season. Here’s to a splendid holiday party, filled with laughter, love, and unforgettable memories!

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