8 Party Ideas to get in the Holiday Spirit

Celebrate the holidays with these fun Christmas party ideas


Christmas party planning can be stressful; organizing all the emails and text messages, what time works for everyone, finding something to do that everyone enjoys, and where to host it. The holiday season can already be overwhelming without having to host a Christmas party at your house so we’ve compiled a list of Christmas party ideas that are perfect for your friends or a small corporate party. Let us help make your party planning stress free:


  1. Pinnovate DIY Studio – Bring your group together and channel your inner Martha Stewart. They have a huge variety of DIY projects to choose from and full menu including beer and wine. Whether you’re planning a holiday girls night out or your office get together, Pinnovate can accommodate your group size and budget.
  2. Escape 60  –  Try something a little different this year for your Christmas party and challenge your party to an escape room. There won’t be any time for awkward small talk, you’ll have to work together to make it out in time. Escape 60 offers corporate rates and catering packages so you don’t have to worry about anything when planning your holiday get together.
  3. National Bowling  – There’s nothing wrong with a little healthy competition to get your party going. Dust off your bowling shoes, grab a pint of craft beer and head downstairs to the bowling alley in National on 10th. Beaking off each other’s bowling skills is a good icebreaker for your group and you can guarantee everyone will have a good time.
  4. Fiasco Gelato Academy  – Let’s be real, nothing gets people excited like gelato. You’ll be the talk of the town if you plan your party at Fiasco Gelato Academy. Take a culinary tour of the history and process of gelato as you prepare your very own flavour of gelato using an array of mouth watering ingredients and fresh local produce. Sounds like a party to us.
  5. The Rec Room  – Everyone will find something they love at The Rec Room. It’s the place to let go, be playful and experience something new and exciting. With Canadian-inspired cuisine, virtual reality, arcade games, live entertainment and more, The Rec Room is the ultimate gathering place to grab a pint and get into the holiday spirit.
  6. FESTIV Our exclusive holiday party of the year, Festiv is BACK and with a party this big, this lux and this damn fine, the Christmas tree won’t be the only thing getting lit. Whether you’re a small office or a contractor looking to join in on a holiday bash, let loose this holiday season with an exclusive holiday party at Sub Rosa. 10 at 10 Music & Culture Group will be there to set the mood as you sip on cocktails and get into the holiday spirit.
  7. Hip Hop Christmas – When we say Hip Hop, you say Christmas. It’s almost time for the holla-days and we’ve partnered with Pinnovate to get you in the spirit. Show off your crafting skills with a night of feel good hip hop, ornament and card making while sipping on a rum and eggnog. Round the crew to do good in your hood to support KidSport.
  8. Raw Canvas Paint Studio – Get your creative juices flowing and create a piece of artwork you can take home (or hang in your office). Raw Canvas in Kensington offers a full evening of painting complete with tapas and wine. It’s an informal setting where you get to unleash, drink, eat, create, socialize and create art – the perfect place to get into the holiday spirit.




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