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5 Amazing Christmas Party Ideas Employees Will Love!

So, you’ve been instructed to organise this years’ office Christmas party, but you’re stuck for ideas of where to start? You’ve been told that you need to put on a Christmas work party experience like no other and one that’ll be the talking point in the office next year for all the right reasons. We know organising the perfect office Christmas party can be a huge challenge, so we’ve gone on the hunt and picked out some of the best tips and entertainment ideas that will give you some valuable inspiration for the upcoming festive season.

First and foremost, it’s important to remember that preparation is key when organising a successful work Christmas party. Venues get booked quickly, so it’s imperative you get online nice and early so you can start looking and booking without the worry of availability. If you secure a venue early enough you might even land yourself an early bird discount! Equally, it is important to set a realistic budget. You want to be breaking down costs and defining realistic targets to avoid any disappointment.

Now that you’ve put aside a reasonable amount of money and found your perfect venue, you can focus the fun parts! Below are 5 amazing ideas that will ensure your 2019 Office Christmas Party is the best yet!

1) Company Christmas Quiz

Budget: Low
Group size: Unlimited
Duration: 1 – 1.5 Hours

Embrace your competitive spirit and ignite some healthy competition this Xmas with the Company Christmas Quiz. Guaranteed to engage and excite your team, this a great activity that can be tailored to suit your needs with the option to incorporate your own festive questions.

Guaranteed to engage and excite your team, this a great activity that can be tailored to suit your needs with the option to incorporate your own festive questions.

2) Chocolate Workshops

Budget: Medium
Group size: Up to 50
Duration: 1 – 1.5 Hours

Are you looking to reward your staff this Christmas for the awesome work they’ve done throughout the year? Searching for something unique that will create an enjoyable atmosphere? If that’s a yes, then look no further! Be prepared for a fun and festive day with the Christmas Chocolate Workshop where you’ll learn to make delicious, personalised and handcrafted delights under the supervision of an expert chocolatier!

Chirstmas Chocolate Making Event
Delicious festive Christmas chocolate-making – a tasty Christmas team building event

3) Christmas Treasure Hunts (iPad+GPS)

Budget: Low
Group size: Unlimited
Duration: 1 – 2.5 Hours

It’s not too late to book one of our Christmas-themed Corporate Treasure Hunts. This is the perfect activity that all your staff will really enjoy, as they go on the hunt (across a city of your choice) for Santa’s lost gifts. This interactive team building treasure hunt is packed full of excitement and puzzles to solve, enhancing team spirit and improving team communication.

Looking for a fun and festive event that will ignite creativity? If so, then the Christmas Treasure Hunt is the perfect team building activity for you.

4) Bandeoke

Budget: Medium
Group size: Unlimited
Duration: 1 – 2 Hours

If you’re looking for a mixture of fun team building events and great entertainment, then a Christmas Bandeoke is for you. This activity is a great opportunity to develop your team’s spirit, break down any barriers and will encourage your colleagues to interact with one other.  This pressure-free evening is a thrilling experience and is sure to be an event that you and your team are bound to remember!

 This is pressure-free evening that is a thrilling experience and sure to be an event that you and your team are bound to remember!

5) Singing Waiters

Budget: Medium
Group size: Unlimited
Duration: 30 – 45 mins

Singing waiters are a great addition to your Christmas Gala Dinner if you’re looking to liven things up a little.   Surprise your guests as their waiters burst into song with impressive flair, expressing their exceptional vocal talent with well-known festive songs that will get everyone into the Christmas spirit. 

Singing waiters are a great addition to liven up you Christmas Gala dinner.