It has, somehow, been a full four years since we watched Meryl Davis and Charlie White kill it on the ice in Sochi, and the 2018 Winter Olympics are set to open in PyeongChang, South Korea, on February 9. This is the first time South Korea has ever hosted the Olympics, and they're gearing up for a spectacular opening ceremony: that, with the excitement of watching the actual sport events, is reason enough to host an Olympic viewing party, should you have the space and/or access to NBC, which will air the games.
Personally, I'm not a huge fan of the Olympics, probably because I was forced to put my non-athleticism on display for so many Olympic-themed camp color wars back in my youth. But even if you yourself find sports to be the embodiment of all things Bad, there is something uniquely exhilarating about getting together with a group of friends to watch the world's best athletes bobsled the heck out of a run, or own a double axel, or pull off a particularly tricky high jump on skis. Also, you get to make themed snacks. Themed snacks are very good and important.
Here are some tips for throwing your own stellar Olympian soiree: