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Work Christmas Party Ideas

02 Nov 2022, 17:33 GMT+10

Work Christmas party ideas are a traditional way to engage your team in the process of deciding what work Christmas party events they will enjoy the most. Christmas parties are not only for blowing off steam. Corporate Christmas parties are a great way to celebrate the success of the company and highlight the collaborative effects of working as one team.

Let your team have a say in this year's Christmas party by pitching ideas. Depending on the location of your head office no matter what capital city you reside in you can host a fun and eventful team Christmas party. There are karaoke rooms, bowling, golf, arcades, private dinner functions, cruises or boat parties and team building activities all designed to spice up any corporate Christmas party idea.

Night Christmas Party Ideas

Night Christmas party events are perfect for those teams who love to let loose and celebrate their successes. These events are best as during or after a corporate Christmas dinner party.


If your team is a little bit extravagant and loves to let loose in creative ways, then host a karaoke night for your corporate Christmas party. Make sure you have your vocal cords warmed up for this night of fun! Some will have enough courage on their own, but others might need a little liquid courage. This is great fun for smaller teams. If you have a larger team, no worries, you can hire multiple rooms to host your karaoke Christmas party in. This Christmas party is great in conjunction with a team dinner.

Spicks & Specks Trivia Night

Put your team's musical memory to the test in this nostalgic Christmas party idea event. This team building event is perfect for spicing up your corporate Christmas party dinner. Spicks and Specks Trivia Night is designed to be facilitated throughout your evening meal. In between the courses of entrée, main and desert your team will take part in a Spicks and Specks themed trivia night. You will have your very own singer/musician who will play an opening set before the competition begins. With games such as name that song, where teams listen to partially sung songs and have to guess the name of the song, and what's that line, where teams listen to partially sung songs and write down (or sing) the next line in the song. Whether it's the present decade of music, and you're into Beyonce or Ocean Alley, or if you're living for the nostalgic sounds of the Bee Gees or KISS, Spicks and Specks has something for every kind of music lover.

Charity Christmas Party Ideas

Tis the season for giving and what a way to show your compassion and social corporate responsibility than through a charity team building event for your staff this Christmas. These events are great on their own or in conjunction with a staff Christmas lunch.

Solar Buddy

Give children the gift of light with a Solar Buddy event. Through the theme of the gift of giving This is perfect as a Christmas party idea for teams looking to give something back. Increase your corporate social responsibility and help bring light into children's lives. Solar Buddy is a team building event where teams build solar lights that are then donated to children living in energy poverty. Living in energy poverty means that these children do not have access to light once the sun goes down. Resulting in a short amount of time for them to study, read or work on their hobbies. These lights empower the children to do all of things and more. These lights can even improve relationships as parents can now read to their kids at night. If you are looking to give something back to the overall community and are passionate about educational access for bettering the world and the lives in it, then a Solar Buddy Christmas Charity event is just for you.

Helping Hands

Similar to Solar Buddy, the Helping Hands event aims to improve the lives of people living around the world. These people have a missing limb. There are over 2000 landmine accidents a month and 75% of those accidents result in the loss of a single limb. As there are no standard medical procedures and the cost alone of a prosthetic hand is unaffordable for many people in these areas, they need your help. Your team will construct prosthetic hands through a team building event that are then donated to these people in need. These hands can be used to further educational outcomes, as it allows the amputees to hold a pencil. They can be used to hold tools in order to earn an income and they can be used to drive or ride motorcycles in order to get to work or school. These hands are life changing for the people who need them, they not only physically change what they are capable of but mentally improve their self-worth and make them feel whole once again.

Race for a Cause

Based on the classic Christmas party idea, the Amazing Race, the Race for a Cause allows your company to make a donation to a charity of your choosing, whether you would like to help out a local community group or a nationwide charity such as WIRES, Race for a Cause allows complete autonomy. As a proven way to enhance corporate social responsibility you can choose the charity group that aligns most with your company values. This event will see your team compete in a series of lateral thinking problem solving challenges. But instead of earning points each team will earn a set amount of 'donation dollars'. These dollars will equate to the chosen donation amount. This Christmas party idea is perfect as it incorporates the gift of giving while allowing your team to have some fun while communicating, engaging and collaborating in the process of the donation.

Outdoor Christmas Party Ideas

Pure fun in the sun with team building challenges designed to enhance teamwork, collaboration and build a rapport among your team. Outdoor events are the perfect way to celebrate the Christmas holidays and the year that was.


Based on the hit TV show teams compete to Outwit, Outplay and Outlast each other in the corporate Survivor Games. Don't worry, no one is voting anyone off the team. That would not be very team centric. Your group will be split into tribes to compete head-to-head in a series of survivor themed activities. The challenges include, number triangle, towers, elimination footy, shapeshifter (tangrams), zoom and plenty more. This event was designed to fit the corporate brief so they can all be tailored to meet the physical potential of your corporate team. Host a Survivor event at your local football oval or park and then wind down with a corporate Christmas dinner to finish off a hilarious day of survivor themed fun.


This event takes an interesting twist on the original Amazing Race event. Your team will compete in a series of fun challenges in order to earn Ransom money to free their boss from their captor! Ransom challenges are communication, teamwork and collaboration-based challenges such as riddles, maths puzzles, tangrams, towers, zoom, code breaker and skyscraper. Tailor this event to meet specific conference themes or company values. You can even make this event in the spirit of Christmas! Maybe Santa's Sleigh, Rudolph, or all the presents have been taken ransom, instead of the boss. Each team will need to work through Christmas themed challenges and questions to earn the ransom money to the necessary items in order for Christmas not to be cancelled!

Laser Clay Shooting & Archery

Feel the exciting thrill of shooting with a Laser Clay Pigeon or Archery set. These events are perfect for mixing in the afternoon before a Christmas dinner party. Bother Laser and Archery are dynamic and interactive activities. Laser uses authentic 12-gauge shotguns that have been converted to fire laser beams. Don't worry, they only used to be real guns. Now they have technology inside them that detects when you've hit your target on the clay disk. As the points rack up on the scoreboard your team will take turns competing in a series of games to keep them entertained. Games such as speed shoot where only the first to hit the target gains points for their team, skill shoot where you get a point for every time you hit the same clay. In a heated final, discover who in your team is the sharpest shot!

Are you looking for someone to run your Christmas work party event? Get in contact with the team at Pinnacle Team Events. They're a company that runs team building activities in Sydney.

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