Last Updated on May 23, 2020 by ellen
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Christmas games for groups can be just the thing to keep your Christmas party upbeat and fun. Have you ever been to a party where there are little cliques of people that are talking to each other and no one else? Maybe you’ve noticed that a few guests are feeling a bit left out. So, involving everyone in a few fun group games can serve as a wonderful ice breaker.
Christmas Games for Groups
Sure, games like charades work for parties, but wouldn’t it be fun to play a few games that are Christmas themed? So, here are a few that I’m considering this year for our family Christmas party.
Christmas Trivia Game by Outset Media – Five categories test your knowledge of carols, movies, the North Pole, traditions and stocking stuffers. Small enough to go anywhere, there are no complex rules or pieces. 1200 trivia questions, most trivia fun for your dollar. So, it’s family fun for everyone.
‘Tis the Season Christmas Trivia Game – This best-selling game is a smash at Christmas parties as players or teams answer questions in six categories including movies, songs, history, television and more. From It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, and White Christmas to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, How the Grinch Stole Christmas…. and more. Color-coded, the game can be played with other popular trivia gameboards.
Christmas Board Games
Clue North Pole Edition – It’s the clue game with a holiday twist! In this suspenseful game, players have to find out which elf is responsible for taking all the holiday gifts. Get the scoop on the characters, items, and rooms, and start Detecting! Was it plumtart with the candy cane in the toy Workshop? Or pinewreath with the fruitcake in the reindeer stable? Eliminate information throughout the game in this whodunit. When a player is ready to make an accusation, they secretly look at the cards placed in the sleigh room on the game board to reveal who, what, and where. So, a correct accusation wins the game!
Nightmare Before Christmas Monopoly by USAopoly – So, bring Halloween Town to life – Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Collector’s Edition of Monopoly celebrates 25 years of this cult classic by allowing fans the opportunity to collect and own iconic locations such as Jack’s Tower, Oogie Boogie’s Casino, Dr. Finkelstein’s Laboratory and Sally’s Alley. This collectible Monopoly includes custom game board, cards and collectible tokens of Jack Skellington’s Skull, Sally, the Mayor’s Hearse, Oogie Boogie, Zombie Duck, and Evil Teddy. Pick it up today and celebrate 25 years of this classic Disney movie!
Classic Christmas Games for Groups
Holiday Memory – Deck the halls with the Holiday Edition of Memory Challenge and enjoy a new twist on the world’s most popular matching game. So, friends and family can celebrate their favorite time of year while matching over 100 colorful picture cards that showcase the wonder and excitement of the holiday season. Naughty or Nice cards provide new strategy and interaction and enhance the classic Memory gameplay with a lot of Fa la la la festive fun.
Pass the Ugly Sweater Card Game – ‘Tis The Season For Stocking Stuffers. Play this Pass The Ugly Sweater Card Game at your ugly sweater party this holiday season. Let everyone in on the hideous sweater fun this year! This unique card deck is perfect for Christmas party favors, stocking stuffers, and classroom holiday parties. One deck of cards. The object of the game is to collect as many pairs of awesome gifts as you can without getting stuck with the ugly sweater. The Christmas card game is for 2-6 players. Approximately 2.25″ X 3.5″. Make memories this Christmas with fun holiday favors, toys, and gifts. So, stock up on everything you need to make your Christmas season complete!
Christmas Carols Holiday Songs Trivia Xmas Game – This best-selling game is a smash at Christmas parties as players or teams answer questions in six categories including movies, songs, history, television and more. From It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, and White Christmas to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and more.
Nightmare Before Christmas Operation – Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas collector’s edition of Operation celebrates 25 Years of this cult classic and allows fans the opportunity to be the surgeon and remove custom Funatomy parts from Oogie Boogie, the patient.
Card games for kids
So, If you’re having a children’s party, there are always the favorite standbys of Pin the Tail on the Polar Bear, Reindeer Antler Toss Game, or Christmas BINGO. Finally, you can have the children sit at a table and color some Christmas pictures while watching a Christmas DVD or listening to Christmas carols.
Non-game ideas for parties
- Bake and decorate Christmas cookies.
- Have a snowball fight.
- Build a snowman.
- Have a present wrapping party.
- Decorate the tree.
- String popcorn or cranberries on a thread and hang them outside for the birds to enjoy.
More Christmas fun ideas
So, if you want more Christmas ideas, check these out.
- 5 Festive Feel-Good Christmas Stories for Grown-Ups by Pretty Opinionated
- Funniest Christmas Movies of All Time by Our Family World
- Non-traditional Christmas Movies by Upstate Ramblings
- Our Top 10 Christmas Shows to Watch Each Year by Day by Day In Our World