Best Party Planning Apps (Just in Time For The Holidays!)

Posted on Nov 11 2013 - 10:21am by Heather Preston

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For all the joy, peace, and happiness, the holidays sure can be stressful—especially if you are in charge of planning family dinner. Fortunately, there are some awesome phone apps out there that can keep your party running pretty.

Holiday Countdown: First of all, you want to give yourself enough time to plan for your big shindig. This app is awesome because it not only notifies you of standard holidays, but also allows you to set your own event notifications. Additionally, you can import events from your calendar. A great way to stay on top of things thing holiday season!

Pro Party Planner: Can you say lifesaver? From guest lists to notifications, this app will help you stay organized. Designed for larger events, this app even has a way to design seating charts and a timeline for all your big to-dos. It also includes shopping lists and decoration information. If you’re planning a holiday gala or some other large event, this app is the way to go.

Party & Even Planner: First of all, this beautiful little app is FREE. Better yet, this app allows you to set notifications, organize your guest list, make virtual to-do lists, determine drink quantities, and more. A great app for those just getting started in party planning.

PitchIn: If you are organizing a party with a couple of other people, this app makes it easy to split up the tasks between persons. Once a task is complete, the person checks it off the list and the other members are notified. This app is a great way to keep everyone on the same page.

Simple Soiree: Designed by Liza Rivera Salta (event planner extraordinaire), this app is an easy-to-use tool for planning out everything from your menu to shopping lists. You can even connect it to your RSVP responses so that everything is in one place.

Don’t let the holidays stress you out; use these awesome party planning apps to keep your holidays stress free!

Photo Credit: Flickr/Garry Knight

About the Author

Heather Preston is a binder-making ninja with a caffeine bloodstream and a tendency to plan parties. She is always on the lookout for new party supplies, like from PaperStyle, and is open to new suggestions—so come say hi!