New years invitations: people having a toast while holding some sparklers

It’s true what they say: The days are long, but the years are short. It seems that just when you start signing the right date on cards and checks, suddenly another year comes and goes! To celebrate the past year — and what the coming year has in store — get ready to send out New Year’s cards and New Year’s invitations for festive parties.

Whether you’re throwing a New Year’s Eve party or just couldn’t get your annual holiday card out on time and want to send New Year’s cards instead, you’ll need stunning stationery. And with beautiful, champagne-popping ecards that take just a few minutes to customize, you’ll have them out before the ball drops.

15 Glitzy New Year’s Invitations and Cards to Ring in the New Year 

New years invitations: people dancing at a party

Dust off the champagne flutes, put on your best party hat, and get out the sparklers because the countdown to the new year is just around the corner! Whether you’re throwing your own end-of-the-year holiday bash or simply toasting to new beginnings with a few friends, these 15 New Year’s invitations and cards will help you — and everyone you love — look forward to the bright year ahead. 

1. Confetti Celebration Invitation 

New years invitations: Confetti Celebration Invitation

Design: Signature Greenvelope

You better have a good vacuum on hand because this card will have you throwing fistfuls of confetti. If you and the crew prefer pajama bottoms and beer pong to sparkly dresses and $100 covers, send out this New Year’s Eve invitation to spread the word about your at-home bash. You’ll ring in the new year, reminiscing over your favorite moments from the last 365 days.

Best of all, this party invitation template is totally customizable. Mix it up by changing the background color and the card font. Plus, the editable template means you can change all of the text — making it a festive option for a baby shower invitation, birthday party invitation, or other celebration.

2. New Year’s Cheers Card

New years invitations: New Year's Cheers Card

Design: Design Swift

Looking to wish your colleagues, clients, and boss a happy New Year? Toast to those who made all your past year’s successes possible with this New Year’s Cheers greeting card. Ideal for corporate New Year’s greetings, it gives you a chance to raise your glasses to those who stood by you through the late nights, two-hour meetings, brainstorming sessions, and victorious moments. Now you can officially clink glasses to another prosperous year!

3. Midnight Confetti Invitation

New years invitations: Midnight Confetti Invitation

Design: Stacey Meacham Design, LLC

Searching for a way to give your at-home New Year’s Eve party a bit of sophisticated flair? This Midnight Confetti New Year’s invitation is perfect for throwing an all-black party as your holiday season theme. The color black is mysterious, powerful, and elegant — and it plays a role in both endings and beginnings. Host an all-black NYE party to give a nod to the intrigue of the next 12 months.

4. New Year’s Stamp Card

New years invitations: New Year's Stamp Card

Design: Erika Firm (photo courtesy of Angela & Evan Photography)

Were you about 25 days too late in sending out this year’s Christmas card? Not to worry, with this custom New Year’s greeting card, your family can start a new tradition. Send your holiday greeting on the first of the year, complete with your new family photo. And since Greenvelope sends your New Year’s photo cards directly to your friends’ and family’s inboxes, you don’t have to worry about the post office being closed on New Year’s Day.

5. Paillette Curtain Invitation 

New years invitations: Paillette Curtain Invitation

Design: Butter London

Is your office holiday party ball-ing out for the New Year? Are you dusting off your best black bow tie for the year’s most formal event? If you’re ready to suit up and dine out for an elegant winter evening, send out this glitzy Paillette Curtain invitation. It will let all your friends, colleagues, or loved ones know that black ties and coats are required—and shimmer and sequins are strongly encouraged.

6. Midnight Pop Invitation 

New years invitations: Midnight Pop Invitation

Design: Jessica Williams

The bottles will be poppin’ and playlists rockin’ with this green, gold, ‘n’ glam NYE invitation. Your friends don’t need long lines, sparkly dresses, and three-digit covers to be entertained. Hit the cheese aisle like the adults you are, grab a case of $10 champagne, and toss those cardboard hats with the people you truly love and care about.

7. Retro Revelry Invitation

Retro Revelry Invitation

Design: Colin Cowie

Have you been holding onto that mid-2000s prom dress? Did your mom pass down her favorite plaid skirt from the ‘70s? Grab your favorite retro garb and hit the consignment shop because this New Year’s theme gives a little curtsy to styles of years gone by. Invite friends to go with you using this retro holiday party invitation. Don your bright colors, your bell bottoms, and your grandpa’s button-down sweaters, because it’s time to dip, twirl, and get down like it’s a first dance from decades past.

8. Bold Countdown Invitation

Bold Countdown Invitation

Design: Shari Margolin Design

If you had to name the top five things you are most grateful for in this past year, what would you say? With this Bold Countdown invitation, tell everyone on your guest list to RSVP with their top five blessings in mind. Or if you’re just looking to send out your well wishes in a happy New Year card, customize the writing to list your five favorite moments of the year on the inside cover.

9. Pop Fizz Contrast Invitation

Pop Fizz Contrast Invitation

Design: Signature Greenvelope

Are you throwing a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party? Or are you and your friends collectively promising to downsize your list of cocktails this year? No matter your reason for switching up the bar area this year, this Pop Fizz party invitation is the perfect New Year’s invitation for your mocktail-themed NYE party. Your glass of bubbly doesn’t need to be boozy to taste great — check out these 35 alcohol-free drink recipes to help you plan your evening.

10. Champagne Tier Invitation

Champagne Tier Invitation

Design: Signature Greenvelope

Please pass the prosecco because it can’t be New Year’s without a glass — or two, or three — of bubbly! This NYE holiday card lets everyone on your guest list know that ’tis the season for toasting, whether you’re clinking glasses to new relationships, new nuptials, new friendships, new jobs, or new homes.

11. Hologram Pop Invitation

Hologram Pop Invitation

Design: Colin Cowie

It’s time to pop bottles and poppers to ring in the New Year. Invite guests to join you in a glitzy celebration with rose gold champagne glasses and sequined attire using this colorful invitation. Featuring eye-popping colors, it’ll stand out from the boring promotional emails in your friends’ inboxes.

12. Disco Ball Invitation

Disco Ball Invitation

Design: 2birdstone

Looking for a festive way to celebrate the roaring 2020s? This Art Deco-inspired invitation lets you bring back the glory days of fringe dresses, Gatsby jazz tunes, and prosperity. Featuring an array of color palettes — including a dazzling black and gold layout — it’s a classy way to invite friends to an upscale cocktail party or Great Gatsby celebration.

13. Stylized Snowflakes Invitation

Stylized Snowflakes Invitation

Design: Kaydi Bishop

The snow is falling softly and you’re heading indoors this year to celebrate the turn of the year cozied up by the fire with friends. This New Year’s invitation card offers intricate snowflakes with delicate detailing for an elegant and relaxed vibe. Choose from three minimalist colorways to make it your own and match your party’s mood.

14. Glitter Bomb Invitation

Glitter Bomb Invitation

Design: Laura Bolter Design

Crackle, boom, pop! The brilliant hues dance before your eyes and the sounds of fireworks blast in your ears as you snuggle shoulder to shoulder with your besties — or they will this New Year’s Eve. Get ready for a night of glitter, laughter, and good cheer using this Glitter Bomb invite. You get to enjoy the beauty of glitter without cleaning it off your floor!

If you’re not going out this year, but still want to celebrate and send New Year’s wishes, use the backside of this design as a funny New Year card and write some of your favorite silly memories from the past year — or ideas to tackle this coming year.

15. Sparkling Bubbles Invitation

Sparkling Bubbles Invitation

Design: Stacey Day

Sparkle and shine this holiday whether you send out New Year’s invitations to a countdown party or stay home with the ones you love. This Sparkling Bubbles invitation card design spreads joy and prosperity — whether you choose to send it as a New Year party invite or a greeting card saying Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah.

Cheers to the New Year and All That It Brings

New years invitations: people enjoying a party

Whether you’re ringing in the New Year at home cozied up with your family or at a dive bar with your besties, these cards and New Year’s invitations will help you dance, shimmy, and toast your way into another trip around the sun.

Indeed, it’s a bit surprising, and sometimes even jolting, how fast a year comes and goes. This coming year, you’ll celebrate so many things — including surprises you can’t predict. 

Perhaps you’ll send out wedding invitations or graduation announcements. Maybe your best friends will send out their first birth announcements and you’ll send birthday cards on special days.

As this year comes to a close and another one begins, we hope you’re surrounded by the ones who make it all worth it. From all of us at Greenvelope, have a happy holiday and a dazzling New Year!