With twinkling lights, festive chill and warmth of the upcoming year – plus celebration with family and friends – New Year’s Eve is definitely a perfect time to pop the vital question. However, finding creative proposal ideas can be a little tricky, so we have pulled together five spirited marriage proposal ideas to make your New Year’s Eve the most spectacular ever!
As the clock strikes 12
Proposing on New Year’s Eve is quite simple and very romantic. With cheery music, bright lights and amazing fireworks, a proposal at the stroke of midnight is worth cherishing. There are many ways to pop the question just when the ball drops. If you both are partygoers and love to welcome with thousands of other people, a proposal at the street is a perfect option. Just when everybody shouts ‘Happy New Year’, you can get on a knee and ask ‘Will You Marry Me’. A ring will make this proposal more sparkling and fabulous.
Another exciting midnight proposal idea is to book a table at one of the roof top restaurants near Times Square (if you are in New York City), and just as the anticipation for the New Year comes, bend on a knee with a ring. You can also put a ring in a champagne glass you will hand her for a New Year’s toast. She will definitely jump of her feet once fine the ring.
New Year’s Eve Proposal Party
Want to stay away from crowd but like to include closest family and friends in one of the most precious moments of life? Then planning a surprise proposal party is one of the interesting New Year’s Eve engagement ideas. Plan a New Year’s Eve party. Ask your family and friends to put on T-shirts or carry balloons bearing one of the letters in the phrase ‘Will You Marry Me?’ As when your beloved arrives at the party, everyone will stand in order to reveal the message while you bend on a knee with a ring.
If you are not throwing a party but invited by a friend, ask them in advance for the favors. You could be more creative with this proposal idea on New Year’s Eve. Think of 10 things you love the most about her and start telling them with the magic question being the final one. If there is a DJ, you can also ask him to play her favorite notes loudly just when you get down asking her hand in marriage.
An Intimate Proposal
If she is more of a reserve kind of person or you just want to be two of you at such a special moment, then a New Year’s Eve celebration at home works best for you. Here are few ideas for at-home surprise proposal:
Create a winter wonderland at home and pick the best things for this private party. Choose your all-time favorite romantic movies or light a fire and snuggle up together, cherishing the beautiful moments from past. Pop the question when it is the right time.
You can also spell your proposal on your bedroom ceiling with glow-in-the-dark stickers. Turn off the light and wait for the gasp just at the midnight.
Alternatively, pre-select the best of photos reflecting the journey of your relationship. Strategically hang them on a string or cover the wall with one photo showing you holding a ring.
A private New Year’s Eve dinner is another remarkable idea. Cook her favorite dishes and hide a ring in the dessert. Set a romantic backdrop for a candle light dinner with her favorite music. Ensure the timing is so accurate that the dessert will be served just when the anticipation for the New Year comes, and by the time the clock strikes 12, she will find the ring. She will definitely be overwhelmed with unexpected proposal.
New Year’s Eve Resolution
Whether you are enjoying a gala or celebrating privately, a proposal in the form of New Year’s resolution is amazing. When waiting for the clock to strike 12, play a game where everyone will tell their New Year’s resolutions. Make sure your chance comes when the countdown begins. The last resolution on your list will be getting married. Now is the time to ask, ‘Will You Marry Me?’
Proposal over a Romantic Gateway
Prince Williams proposed Kate Middleton over a romantic holiday. Why don’t you choose a royal way to pop the magical question? Plan a special holiday at her favorite destination or pick one of the most amazing New Year’s celebration places. You can go to a beach resort or choose a hilltop with a private space. Take a long walk in the starry night and when the sky shines bright with fireworks, bring out the ring.
New Year’s Eve is a wonderful time to get engaged. Moreover, these five creative ideas will surely help you make it remembered for a lifetime. If you want some classy engagement ring ideas, check here.
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