Unique Christmas Party Games

That Everyone Will Love To Play

You've all played games at parties, but unique Christmas party games will make your shindig the one to talk about (in a good way). I love to have a variety of Christmas games for party goers. I aim for games that do a variety of things, like getting everyone up on their feet, having folks work together with Christmas party group games, and getting them to use their noodle...sometimes all at the same time!

These adult party games for Christmas will have everyone acting like a child. (Maybe even in a bad way—you know that whole naughty or nice holiday thing.)

For the best, most unique Christmas party games and activities, you've come to the right place. You'll even find Christmas party jokes and games on our site. So, turn that printer on because all of these are FREE printable Christmas party games. Let's go!!!

Christmas Know-It-Alls

reindeer with huge antlers

Unique Christmas party games are the most fun when everyone can participate. This is one of those Christmas party games to play with loads of people and no time limit. Start off with one of the questions below and let the shouting begin.

What are the names of Santa's reindeers?

  • Donner
  • Cupid
  • Dasher
  • Dancer
  • Prancer
  • Comet
  • Blitzen
  • Vixen
  • Rudolph

Who is Rudolph's father?
  • Donner

What are all of the gifts given for the 12 days of Christmas?
  • 12 lords a-leaping
  • 11 ladies dancing
  • 10 pipers piping
  • 9 drummers drumming
  • 8 maids a-milking
  • 7 swans a-swimming
  • 6 geese a-laying
  • 5 gold rings
  • 4 calling birds
  • 3 French hens
  • 2 turtle doves
  • A partridge in a pear tree

How many movies with Christmas in the title can you name?
  • The 12 Dogs of Christmas
  • All I Want for Christmas
  • Black Christmas
  • Christmas at Maxwell's
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Christmas Child
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Evil
  • Christmas Holiday
  • Christmas in Boston
  • Christmas in Connecticut
  • Christmas in the Clouds
  • Christmas in Wonderland
  • A Christmas Story
  • A Christmas Tale
  • The Christmas That Almost Wasn't
  • Christmas with the Kranks
  • Don't Open Till Christmas
  • Four Christmases
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • The Magic Christmas Tree
  • Mickey’s Christmas Carol
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1 & 2)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • One Magic Christmas
  • Surviving Christmas
  • This Christmas
  • White Christmas

Who goes to the Island of Misfit Toys?
  • Rudolph, Hermey, and Yukon Cornelius

Who is Hermey and what does he want to be?
  • He's one of Santa's elves, and he wants to be a dentist.

Now that you've gotten everyone started with our questions, see what questions your guests can throw out—and answer!

Christmas Washers...

silver metal washers for christmas party game

...Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold, Everyone Wishes for Silver and Gold. I don't know if you've ever tailgated, gone to the beach, or had a barbecue. Chances are if you did you may have played a game of washers, a game very much like horseshoes. The only thing you have to do special for this game is spray paint half of the washers gold and the other half with Rustoleum.

Here's what you need: 2 washer "pits", boxes with cups in the center of them; 4 gold washers; 4 silver washers.

Here's how you play: Stand behind one of the boxes and take turns tossing your washers at the other box, trying to get the washers in the cup. Score 1 point for every washer that lands in the box and 3 points for every washer that lands in the cup. The first team to get to 21 points wins.

Christmas Lights Untangle Relay

tangled strands of CHristmas tree lights

Unique Christmas party games that develop a real marketable skill are few and far between. Give me a man who can untangle a ball of Christmas lights in record time and get them all to light, and I'll show you a man who's got mad skills.

Get this rousingly unique Christmas party game started by taking 5 strands of lights and rolling each one into a ball with knots, twists, and tangles. Hand the balls to 5 of your guests and start the clock. The first person to untangle his or her strand wins the round. The 5 contestants re-roll their strands into a ball with new knots, twists, and tangles and pass them to your next 5 guests. Keep going until everyone has had a turn once.

The winners of each round now face off to see who is the grand champion. Only one hitch: the lights have to work. The game is not over until the lights are plugged into a handy dandy power strip. The first one to be both untangled and lit wins. (A good prize is a Christmas bubble nightlight.)

The Wrap-Off

rolls of Christmas wrapping paper, bows, and scissors

This game will test your guests' wrapping abilities. Find 2 or 3 of the oddest shapes you can think of and have a wrapping contest. We all know people who can't wrap a simple square box. Imagine the contortions folks will go through trying to wrap your weirdly shaped items!

Make sure you have lots of wrapping paper, tape, and ribbon on hand. Any of the following objects are a terrific starting point for the wrapping challenge:

  • Wiffle ball bat
  • Frisbee
  • Stuffed teddy bear
  • Tennis racket
  • Kiddie chair
  • Bottle of shampoo
  • Pink flamingo
  • Hair brush
  • A live plant
  • Baseball cap
  • A pair of shoes without a box

Vote on the most beautifully wrapped package. Don't forget the bows. The winner of this unique Christmas party game gets a basket of wrapping paper, tape, bows, and tags. Someone's gonna get some exquisitely wrapped gifts this year!

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