10 Fun Christmas Day Games to Make Your Holiday Merrier
Christmas Day is a time to relax and have fun with family and friends. The Christmas lunch has been eaten, the presents opened and your glass is filled with your favourite tipple. To keep the party flowing why not play a game! Whether you’re planning a large family gathering or an intimate get together with loved ones, our Christmas Day games are sure to add some extra fun and joy.
Be inspired by our top 10 festive games for the holiday season.
1. Secret Santa Gift Exchange:
Add a twist to your gift exchange by playing Secret Santa. Each participant draws a name to determine their gift recipient. Set a small budget for the gifts and keep the gift-giver a secret until the exchange. And don’t forget, you can find the perfect Secret Santa gift at Barton Grange! Check out our Gift Guide.
2. Gingerbread House Decorating:
Set up a gingerbread house decorating station with pre-made gingerbread houses, icing and a variety of colourful sweets from The Cook Shop. It’s a chance for everyone to unleash their creativity as they decorate their gingerbread houses. The finished creations can serve as festive centrepieces or delicious desserts.
3. Pass The Sprout/Christmas Pudding:
Engage in a lively game of Pass the Sprout or Pass the Christmas Pudding which is a Christmas twist on the classic Pass the Parcel game. Pass the sprout or pudding around the circle and when the music stops, the person holding it unwraps a layer. Perfect for all ages to join in!
4. Crimbo Bingo Crackers/Festive Family Fun Crackers:
Play a special game of bingo using holiday-themed cards or festive family fun crackers. Christmas hats are a must! Pull the crackers to discover the treats and jokes inside.
After the Christmas lunch and while the prosecco still flows, gather around the Monopoly board for a spirited game of Christmas-themed Monopoly. Buy and trade your way to victory while enjoying quality time with loved ones.
Choose from our range of Christmas-themed jigsaw puzzles to complete as a team or individual activity. Perfect for a quieter, more relaxed Christmas evening.
7. Oh What Fun! Christmas Family Game:
Experience a unique and festive board game specifically designed for Christmas. Test your knowledge, creativity and Christmas spirit in a fast-paced game that’s sure to bring joy to your gathering.
8. Christmas Trivia:
Challenge everyone’s knowledge of holiday facts with a Christmas trivia game. Create a list of questions about Christmas traditions, history and pop culture references, and award prizes to the most knowledgeable participants.
9. Festive Origami:
Get creative with festive origami projects, such as folding paper snowflakes, reindeer or Christmas trees. It’s a fun and artistic activity for all ages.
10. Christmas Couples Quiz:
If you have couples in your group, challenge them to a special Christmas Couples Quiz to see how well they know each other’s Christmas preferences and traditions.
Christmas Day games are an excellent tradition that can bring together your family and friends and create lasting memories. We have a great variety of choices available! So, this Christmas, gather your loved ones, add a little friendly competition to the mix and make your celebrations even merrier with these fun and festive games.