5 Festive & Fun Christmas Party Games for Adults

Can you believe it's almost time to start planning your holiday festivities? Check out our list of fun & festive Christmas party games for adults!

The holidays are fast approaching. Can you believe it’s almost time to start planning your holiday party? Read through the following list of Christmas games for adults. Chances are, at least one or two of them will spark your interest. As you can see, all of them are fairly simple to put together and to play. So, there’s no need to worry about  bogging down the festive atmosphere with complicated instructions and rules. The last thing you want is to see your name on Santa’s “naughty list.” Am I right?

Related: Christmas Games for Kids: Keep them Entertained During Holiday Parties!

5 Spectacular Christmas Games for Adults

Christmas Charades

Playing charades, shortly after a party begins, has always been and continues to be a great icebreaker. The only supplies needed for this game is a list of Christmas-related words or phrases and you’re good to go.

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Improv Talent Show

Why not host an improv talent show with a holiday spin? Allow all interested guests to participate by telling jokes, singing their favorite Christmas song, dancing, performing a magic trick or doing anything else that showcases their talents and promotes the spirit of the holidays at the same time. Check out these funny Christmas jokes if you need a little inspiration! Don’t worry, they’re all family-friendly!

Blind Gift Wrapping Game

This game is perfect for individual or team play. Supply each guest or team with an empty gift box, scissors, wrapping paper, tape and anything else you can think of to completely wrap a gift. Each player also needs a blindfold. Obviously, the first person or team who succeeds in wrapping their gift is the winner. These girls show you how to do it with hilarious results!

Christmas Present Truth or Lie

Ask each guest to think of the worst Christmas present they’ve ever received, along with two additional (equally-bad) gift ideas.  Each person then talks about the three gifts they came up with. The object of this game is to have the other guests figure out which gifts were real and which are a lie.

Holiday Card Match-Up

Cut the covers of several old holiday cards in half. Put them all in a small basket or container. As your guests arrive, ask each person to reach in and pull one out. Once everyone is in attendance, announce that the first three couples who find their match will win a prize. This is a great way to get everyone mingling.

These are just five of many examples of easy to-play-games, meant to get everyone into the Christmas spirit. After all, what’s a party without a few games? Remember, you’re never too old for holiday fun and these suggestions provide just that.

Do you have any favorite Christmas games for adults? Share in the comments!

9 thoughts on “5 Festive & Fun Christmas Party Games for Adults”

  1. I can’t beleive that we are getting close to Christmas and it is going to lots of fun all around. These are some wonderful game ideas for adults and the Blind Gift Wrapping Game & Holiday Card Match-Up sounds amazing of all these!

  2. I love the adult games. I think it’s important to still feel the “Christmas” spirit even as you get older. I battled with this after finding out Santa wasn’t real. It’s good to know there are different ways to get excited for the holidays again.

  3. These all sounds like fun games to play, especially the blind gift wrapping. Our family does a gift swap and gift stealing game. Have no idea what it’s called, we just do it each year.

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