What to Say in a Card for a Housewarming Party?

by Charles Jackson

A housewarming party is a great way to get settled in your new home. It is also the perfect opportunity to have all of your friends and family over for a big event and show them exactly where you are going to be living from now on. Many homeowners like to invite large numbers of people to such an event. Because of this, it is often most practical to send out invitation cards to everyone invited.

Write the Same Card for Everyone

There's no need to write a separate card for everyone invited. However, because of this, you should also be sure to provide information suitable for everyone invited. Be general in this way. If you want to send a message to a particular person, it is usually better to attach a separate letter with that card.


The type of etiquette you use largely depends on whom you are inviting. If everyone you are inviting is a close friend, there is no need to take a great deal of time being overly formal. If, however, there are to be friends and families of friends coming and others whom you do not know so well, it is good to use standard etiquette to invite them to your party.

Information About the Party

Do not provide any more information than is necessary. Simply provide a list of any events planned, such as bands, dinner, etc. It is also important to state whether there is any dress code or fancy dress expected. If you are doing anything even a little out of the ordinary for your party, you should always mention it in the invitation card. Give a time for the party the party to start. Keep in mind that this will usually, in reality, be the time when people start arriving.

Contact Details

Don't forget to include contact details on your card. This includes, most importantly, the address where the party is to be held. You may also want to provide your telephone number and email address so that people can contact you if they have questions.

About the Author

Based mostly in Norwich, UK, Charles Jackson has been writing articles professionally for the Web since 2007. He has completed college-level English language and English literature studies. Jackson maintains a travel blog and regularly writes for the travel market.