Holidays & Occasions

Celebrate in style with Southern Living's ultimate guide to holidays and occasions.

When holidays are all about the parties and the decorations, we have hundreds of photos to browse, from gorgeous Christmas trees and mantel decor to the cutest, most clever Halloween costumes ever. Or, when you need to plan occasions with a personal touch, from baby showers to birthdays, get inspired by the best theme ideas and special touches. From New Year's to July 4th, no matter what holidays and occasions you're looking to celebrate (the first day of spring!), find your party plan here.

Family-Friendly Holidays

25 Holiday Traditions To Start This Year
Make new memories with friends and family this holiday season.
37 Fun Christmas Activities for the Whole Family
When you've exhausted your standard supply of activities, think outside the box and come up with some new favorite holiday traditions.
How Far in Advance Should You Send Shower Invitations?
The etiquette of timing may depend on the occasion and the season.

More Holidays & Occasions

16 Best Destinations for a Classic Southern Christmas
There's no better way to celebrate the spirit of the season than by taking a trip to one of the South's favorite holiday destination.