10 Christmas Party Games Everyone Will Love

Naughty or nice, everyone loves a good party game—especially at Christmas. They’re a great way to break the ice and encourage guests to start mingling. The trick is to choose the right party games based on your group dynamic and Christmas party theme. With that in mind, we’re sharing our top picks for Christmas party game ideas. After selecting the type of party that you’re planning, browse a variety of great holiday-themed party games. Under each game category, you’ll find game ideas, their instructions, and advice on choosing the right holiday game for your party. Plan ahead to have prizes like personalized gifts on hand — or just award priceless bragging rights. Whether you’re getting together a large group of friends or just a few folks for Christmas Eve, Christmas dinner, or any other holiday festivity, these Christmas party games will help you make memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Fun Christmas Games For Kids

Fun Christmas games for kids can include everything from playing dress up to memory games. With some of our game ideas below, you can play with just a few people or gather the entire family to split into teams.

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For some games, you can use household items that you have around to create a fun ambiance. To make the games even more festive, shop for customized dress up kits and Christmas stockings that you can incorporate into each Christmas game. Find great kids’ card games, puzzles, the best stocking stuffers and explore our Christmas Store for Secret Santa or White Elephant gift ideas for the holidays.

1. Jingle Bell Toss

Try and see how many jingle bells you can toss into a cup! So fun and the perfect Christmas themed game to play.

Paper plate with drawing.

2. Snowman Drawing Game

See who draws the best snowman on top of their head without looking. This is tricky but one of the most fun Christmas party games!

Saran Wrap ball with candy.

3. Saran Wrap Candy Ball Game

Wrap candy such as candy canes or chocolate in layers and layers of saran wrap. Pass it around until it’s all unwrapped.

Plates on top of head for drawing game.

4. Christmas Game

This fun Christmas game might seem ordinary  until you find out the writing must be done on your head! It’s hilarious to see what everyone’s plate looks like after writing on it without looking.

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5. Christmas Bingo Game

Use Christmas Hershey Kisses to play bingo with the free printable. These free printable Christmas bingo cards are so fun and will keep guests busy laughing!

Christmas charades printable.

6. Christmas Charades

Do you love charades? Play Christmas charades for even more holiday fun!

Christmas charades ideas and printable.

7. Christmas Charades

Find even more Christmas charade ideas here! There are even more fun ideas.

8. Minute to Win it Party Game

These family minute to win it Christmas games are always a hit and so much fun to play! You and your party guests will stay laughing all night!

9. Snow Shovel Race

See how much “snow” you can shovel and race to win in the game! This is a race against time and it’s so cute for holiday parties.

Family playing Pictionary.

10. Christmas Song Pictionary

Pictionary gets a holiday twist with Christmas songs. This is such a festive and fun game.

Snowman toss game cardboard.

No doubt these will be fun for everyone! I bet these become yearly traditions.

Make your list and get started planning those holiday parties. Throw in a few of these games and get ready to have a blast.

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