15 Christmas Party Games Just for the Adults

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These Christmas party games for adults will make sure that your next holiday party or office party has a lot of holiday cheer. It truly won’t be a party that your guests will be soon to forget.

There are some icebreakers, guessing games, trivia, and some just downright hilarious Christmas party games for adults in the list below. You’ll find some great games no matter your party size or average age.

These Christmas party games only require items that you probably already have, so just read the rules and with little to no preparation, you’ll be ready to play. You can also find more party games for adults that you can easily change up to make them make sense for the holidays.

You can find more Christmas freebies such as Christmas party games for kids and free Christmas cards.

Ornament Guess

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A great way to start your Christmas party is to have guests guess how many ornaments are on your tree when they walk into the party.

This is a very easy game to set up and you can give a small prize to the winner if you’d like.


Christmas Carol Pictionary Relay

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The classic game of Pictionary where teams race to draw popular Christmas carols.

Once the group knows what the Christmas carol is, they’ll have to start singing it to get their points


Candy Canes


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This is a card game that is played much like Spoons but candy canes are used.

Make sure that you have a few candy canes on hand before your party.


Christmas Find Out Who

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A printable Christmas party game for adults that makes a great ice breaker.

How fast can your guests get to know each other?

Christmas Movie Trivia

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Here are some printable Christmas movie trivia sheets including general Christmas movie trivia and “A Christmas Story” trivia.

Everyone thinks they know their Christmas movies, so this will really get some people excited.


Christmas Movie Drinking Game

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This Christmas party game is indeed for adults only.

Here are 10 Christmas movie drinking games for movies like A Christmas Story, Elf, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Home Alone, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and other favorite holiday flicks.


Name That Christmas Carol

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This is a fun Christmas party for adults that will really get your guests thinking.

Included is a free, printable worksheet as well as the answer sheet.


Christmas Photo Props

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Print out these free photo props and for a quick and easy way to add some fun to your Christmas party.

There’s a Santa beard, Santa hat, reindeer antlers, and many more props that you can print out and attach to a stick or straw.

Christmas Charades

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Charades can be a great ice-breaker, and with Christmas charades, you can keep your guests in the holiday spirit.

When you come up with your Christmas charade list, considering using holiday phrases or titles of Christmas movies or songs.


Christmas Mad Libs

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Mad Libs don’t just have to be for kids!

I’m guessing your party guests can put a naughty little twist to make these Christmas Mad Libs in this fun Christmas party game just for the grown-ups.


Two Truths and a Lie

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Add a Christmas twist to this popular ice breaker by setting the theme of “Worst Christmas Gift Ever Received” and have each guest come up with two that are true and one that is a lie.

Can your guests spot which one is real and which one isn’t?


Christmas Win, Lose, or Draw

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You can use almost any type of Christmas carol, movie, or object related to Christmas and turn it into a version of Win, Lose, or Draw, just for the holidays.

There’s a lot of good ideas here including a list of Christmas songs that would work perfectly.

Blind Christmas Tree Ripping

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See how well your guests can rip a Christmas tree out of construction paper without looking.

Give prizes for the most realistic and creative Christmas trees.


Christmas Exchange Game

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If your party includes a gift exchange, you’ll want to place this hilarious Christmas gift exchange game before you open the presents.

It includes a fun poem that will get everyone laughing while they’re exchanging gifts.


Merry Christmas Paper Plate Game

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The only supplies you’ll need for this Christmas game for adults are paper plates and markers.

This game involves the party-goers drawing a Christmas scene on a paper plate, which is then placed on their

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