Music is a big part of bringing joy to the holidays. Whether you’re decorating the house, having a gathering, or just baking some holiday treats, there’s nothing like the classics to bring an extra element of holiday cheer to your atmosphere. Keep it simple with a Bluetooth speaker this year and bring the holidays to life with your favourite music. I’ve put together a list of five Bluetooth speakers that are perfect for all your holiday events. 

JBL Xtreme 2 Rugged/Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker

JBL Xtreme 2 Rugged/Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless SpeakerIf you’re on the hunt for a speaker that can withstand a chaotic environment, and chaos is part of the holidays, the JBL Xtreme 2 Rugged/Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker is perfect for you. This speaker has an amazing range, up to 15 hours of amped up power, and gives you crisp and clear and deceivingly loud audio for it’s small size. The rugged, waterproof design makes the speaker perfect for all outings, so you can even bring it by the water to the polar bear swim on New Year’s Day. Plus, it connects to up to two devices, so if you’re co-hosting either one of you can put Mariah Carey back on for the 19th time. 

Bose SoundLink Revolve Splashproof Bluetooth NFC Wireless Speaker

Bose SoundLink Revolve Splashproof Bluetooth NFC Wireless SpeakerAnother waterproof speaker that projects quality sound without taking up much space is the Bose SoundLink Revolve Splashproof Bluetooth NFC Wireless Speaker. This speaker has SoundLink Revolve, which delivers true 360° sound for consistent, uniform coverage. You can simply put it in the centre of the room for equal coverage from wall to wall. It’s battery lasts for up to 12 hours of playtime, and it’s durable enough to withstand any sugar-high kids that are running around it. 

JBL Pulse 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker

JBL Pulse 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless SpeakerTo add an extra touch of party flavour, consider the JBL Pulse 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker. This speaker comes equipped with a fun  LED light show that you can customize via the JBL Connect app. It’ll bring light and party vibes to any room, and also pairs with up to 2 devices. This speaker is waterproof with up to 12 hours of playtime. It’s sure to be the centre of attention at your next holiday party. It also works with Voice Command via Siri or Google Now. 

 

Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Waterproof Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Speaker with Amazon Alexa

Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Waterproof Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Speaker with Amazon AlexaIf you want to make the most out of Voice Control with your speakers, the Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Waterproof Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Speaker with Amazon Alexa is a great choice. This is a very powerful speaker with tons of bass and 360 degree sound. Amazon Alexa is built in for great functionality, so you can set your timer when baking those cookies, switch playlists, or use it to play interactive games with your friends. MEGABLAST is a waterproof speaker, and beautifully designed to fit into your space with style. Plus, it comes in a variety of colours to fit your decor perfectly. 

Sony XB41 EXTRA BASS Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Sony XB41 EXTRA BASS Waterproof Bluetooth SpeakerLast, but certainly not least is the Sony XB41 EXTRA BASS Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker. This is the ultimate party speaker, that’s small but offers very big sound. Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC make it get the party on higher levels, and it even connects to other speakers for a multi-room experience. It’s compatible with all the major streaming services, including Spotify and Apple Airplay. It comes in different colours, all paired up with multi-coloured line light and flashing strobe that get the party vibes really going.

Your Bluetooth speaker can set the tone for your entire holiday

These speakers are all ideal for a holiday party environment, but there are plenty more to choose from. Check out this blog post from the Best Buy Blog about which portable speaker is right for you to go over any other considerations you may want to make when choosing a Bluetooth speaker. There are hundreds of portable Bluetooth speakers out there, so there’s no longer any excuse for a holiday party without music. If the five I’ve featured aren’t to your taste, don’t worry, there are plenty more wireless speakers available at Best Buy.