Let’s be honest. Finding the perfect girls’ party dresses is just plain fun. As a Christmas loving adult, it’s almost like your excuse to play dolls again, right? With four daughters, I can tell you that was totally my experience, and I jumped at the chance to buy their Christmas party dresses, from the time they were infants and toddlers, until they insisted on picking out their own. They were all raised to be independent, choice making kids, but I simply wasn’t ready to stop shopping for all of those ruffles and ribbons, taffeta and tulle. Admittedly, as a mom who loved to dress up her girls, I didn’t always make the best choices, because sometimes the prettiest party dresses weren’t washable. We know that’s completely ridiculous when you’re shopping for kids’ clothes. They also need to be cozy and comfy, so avoiding scratchy fabrics is a key. The nice thing is, now that I’m a grandma, I get to play this game all over again, and pretty dresses for my granddaughters will always be perfect Christmas gifts, no matter how old they get.
When I went on the hunt to find the best Christmas party dresses for girls, I made sure that comfort, convenience and cuteness were all a part of the selections you’ll find here. These sweet Christmas outfits include dresses, dresses with jackets, and even infant dresses that include fun little leggings, booties and head bows. Another awesome trend is Christmas dresses that come with a matching doll dress for your daughter’s bestie. Genius. You’ll find lots of pretty plaid, polka dots, and of course, all those beloved tulle and ribbon trims. If your little girl is old enough to know about Advent, be sure to check out all the fun Advent calendars just for kids, and don’t forget to get one for your home, while there’s still time to fill up the secret compartments for the rest of your family. If you’ve got a baby, be sure to pick up a delightful first Christmas or angel ornament for her. Since you’re a parent, we know your time is stretched to the max, so take a quick minute to check out our carefully curated gift guides for everyone on your Christmas list. And while you’re shopping for the Best Christmas Party Dresses for Girls, pick up a little pampering gift for yourself, because a quiet cup of tea during nap time, will give you the needed boost to make it through the rest of your hectic day.
1. Bonnie Jean Girl’s Christmas Velvet Sparkle Dress With Jacket
There’s nothing more adorable than your little girl, decked out for the holidays in a pretty red velvet Christmas dress. This beautiful jacket and dress set is perfect for all of your holiday gatherings. The lush red velvet dress has an all over sparkle, with an attached white ribbon sash bow, complete with a sparkly rhinestone heart detail in from. It also features a white tulle underskirt. The sweet little matching red jacket has soft white faux fur trim on the collar and cuffs, and if you’re hoping to dress your daughters in matching Christmas party dresses, this one is available from infant sizes up to size 16. The Bonnie Jean Little Girls’ Sparkle Stretch Santa Dress has a shimmery sequined bodice, with sparkly velvet sleeves and skirt. We love the faux fur trim on the hem and sleeves. So cozy. The Bonnie Jean Sequin Striped Christmas Santa Dress feels just like it came out of Whoville for your not at all Grinchy girl, with big sequins and an even bigger red bow to add to the Christmas look.
Price: $8.60 – $44.99 (Up to 50 percent off MSRP)
2. Plaid Holiday Christmas Dress With Velvet Trim
Pretty red plaid and black velvet make this girls’ Christmas party dress a perfect option for school and family functions. The cute fitted bodice is topped with clever cap sleeves, and velvet trimmed plaid skirt is an elegant tea length that will make your little girl look so darned grown up. This Christmas dress also has an empire waist, with a black velvet inset and removable plaid bow. It zips in back and has a lovely back sash to tie into a bow. The crinoline layer under the skirt give extra volume and swoosh, which your daughter will love. Get this dress in a traditional green plaid, for an unexpected holiday option. They both come in sizes girls’ 4-12. If you’re partial to plaids, the Bonnie Jean Short Sleeve Velvet Party Dress has a shimmery plaid print skirt, stretch velvet top and satin roses at the waist.
Price: $49.98 – $56.98
3. Bonnie Jean Girls’ Sparkling Ruffles Christmas Dress
Christmas simply begs for a ruffly fluffy skirted dress, and this one is a sweet solution. This long-sleeve party dress features a red knit bodice with the prettiest three dimensional satin ribbon roses at neckline and drop waist, topping cute polka dot bows. The skirt is made up of mixed ruffles, that include plaid taffeta and mesh with sparkling foil dots. Break with tradition and get this cute girls’ party dress in burgundy instead of red. The fabric blend is comfy for your kid, and easy wash and wear for you. It comes in sizes from 12months-6X. A similar style for both little and big girls alike is the Stretch Velvet To Glitter Drop Waist Holiday Girls’ Dress that comes in sizes up to girls’ 16. The pretty organza bow at the waist makes it a shimmering standout. Get it with either a plaid or floral skirt.
Price: $9.30 – $36.00
4. Dollie & Me Big Girls’ Cap Sleeve Velvet Christmas Dress With Matching Doll Outfit
We love this adorable, machine washable Christmas dress. Yes because it’s easy to wear and care for, but especially because it comes with a matching doll dress for your daughter’s bestie. What a perfectly grand idea for the holidays, matching Christmas dresses. The fully lined skirt has an attached crinoline for added volume, and soft velvet bodice will feel good against your girl’s tender skin. We can only assume her dolly will be comfy in it too. It comes in sizes girls’ 4-12. We also love the Dollie & Me Big Girls’ Sparkle Party Dress in beautiful wintery blue, and the Dollie & Me Big Girls’ Plaid Party Dress with it’s pretty metallic waist bow. They both come with the matching doll outfits too, and together, your daughter and her doll with steal the spotlight at all of your holiday gatherings. To find more of these fun matching outfits, just search Dollie & Me in the girls section on Amazon.
5. American Princess Girls’ Sequin Corkscrew Dress
This is the perfect party dress for Christmas and all year round. Your little girl will want to twirl and dance with the billowy corkscrew skirt. The sequin top makes it perfect for every party and celebration. It comes in six sweet colors, because Christmas party dresses don’t have to be red. We love this soft sky blue, that reminds us of the winter sky at dusk. Plus it comes in sizes from 2T-16. Toddler sizes also come with a matching diaper cover. The American Princess Girls’ Soutache Corkscrew Dress features a lovely floral patterned top, and slightly longer length. Another pretty burgundy Christmas party dress from WEONEDREAM comes is designed for girls ages one to nine, and has a gorgeous tulle skirt and lace top. It also comes in a traditional crimson red that’s perfect for Christmas gatherings.
Price: $9.30 – $33.00
6. Bonny Billy Girls’ Long Sleeve Midi Lace Party Dress
This pretty lace Christmas party dress is perfect for all kinds of festive affairs. Christmas party dresses for your little lady should be prim and proper, but also pretty and easy to wear. She will love how grown up she feels in this sweet frock. It features hollowed out long lace sleeves, and the rest of the dress has a gentle lace overlay with a comfy cotton lining to be soft next to her skin. The pretty ribbon sash features perfect pre-tied bow in the front with a tie in the back. It comes in sizes for girls aged three to 11. Another beauty for the holidays is the Bonny Billy Girls’ Classy Embroidery and Lace Maxi Dress that features bell sleeves and the prettiest lace overlay. The Bonny Billy Girls’ Classy Vintage Floral Swing Party Dress has a glorious splash of red roses on a dark background, and evokes the feel of the 40s in a swingy fit and flare style that looks cute on every girl.
Price: $15.99 – $19.37
7. SMILING PINKER Little Girls’ Christmas Sweater Dress
The Christmas season is cold for most of us, so a cozy little sweater dress like this adorable one, is going to make you feel happy to bundle your baby girl into. With classic holiday themes like snow flakes and reindeer knitted right in, you can be certain it will feel great next to her tender skin. With an A-line shape, and a bit of a swingy skirt, she’ll love being the center of attention at every family gathering. Get it in sizes 2T-6/7. You can also get this cute Christmas party dress in a navy blue and white combo. We also absolutely love the Hope & Henry Girls’ Ivory Fair Isle Turtleneck Dress Made with Organic Cotton. Its simple styling is absolutely adorable and would totally party worthy with some white knee high boots.
Price: $13.99 – $19.99
8. Bonnie Jean Little Girls’ Christmas Reindeer Dress & Stripe Leggings Set
This is such a brilliant idea. Girls’ party dresses that come with matched leggings are both functional and adorable. This holiday themed set features a cute Christmas party dress in polka dots and stripes, with a jewel embellished reindeer applique on the front. We’re pretty sure it’s Rudolf, since it has such a sweet red nose. The matching striped leggings have playful polka dot, ruffled cuffs that will have your little one kicking up her heels whenever she’s wearing this Christmas outfit. The soft cotton/spandex blend means you can toss it in the wash so she can wear it again and again this Christmas. Get it in sizes 2T-6X. Another cute Christmas dress and leggings set is the AnnLoren Boutique Polka Dot & Swirl Christmas Tree Set, with tulle ruffles on the dress hem and legging cuffs. The Bonnie Jean Girls’ Santa Christmas Set will absolutely tickle your little girl, with fanciful leggings featuring stripes on one leg, and polka dots on the other.
Price: $20.00 – $37.99
9. Best Toddler Christmas Dress: Bonnie Jean Toddler Girls’ Stripe Ribbon Dress
This might just be your favorite toddler dress ever. This adorable girls’ Christmas party dress features a sleeveless red bodice, ribbon with a rosette accent at the waist, and a full organza skirt, with shiny ribbon striping in red and ivory. This toddler dress is so pretty, you’ll wish it came in mom-size too, and the fact that it’s 100 percent machine washable polyester means you’ll be happy to let your little girl indulge in all the holiday goodies she wants. Even though most toddlers run hot, we’d still recommend a cute little sweater to go with this dress, since it’s sleeveless. Another fun and fancy party dress for your toddler is the Princhar Sequin & Tulle Toddler Dress featuring feathers at the shoulders and pretty silk flowers at the waist.
10. Best Infant Christmas Outfit: BabyPreg Baby Girls’ Christmas Party Dress
If you’re looking for the perfect party dress for your baby girl, this Christmas outfit is a pretty pick. We love that it comes with so many accessories, including leggings, booties, and a sweet head bow too. The cute Santa applique on the front makes it festive, but because you’re dressing baby, it has easy fit shoulders and short sleeves. The tulle skirt is adorned with white ruffled tulle trim. The striped leggings have ruffled tulle cuffs to match. Polka dot booties with red ribbon ties add extra festive fun. It comes in sizes from 3-6 months up to 12-18 months. The five piece baby girl’s Christmas set also includes a tiny Christmas hair clip with a tinkling bell to soothe your newborn during the hustle and bustle of the holidays. The Mud Pie Baby Girls’ Holiday Dress features a convenient snap crotch, along with an adorable ruffled skirt, ric rac trim at the neckline and a fun knitted Santa with a fluffy beard, for little fingers to touch and explore.