Virtual Christmas Party Ideas to Celebrate the Holidays From Miles Apart


Can you believe it’s already December?! Where does the time go? This is definitely everyone’s favorite time of year. The weather is getting colder, the Christmas decorations are going up, and best of all, Christmas is just around the corner! Are you excited about all the festivities? We know you are! There’s just something about this time of year that makes everyone happy. So mark your calendars and get ready for some fun.

One of the many things people look forward to in December is Christmas parties. They’re a great way to get into the holiday spirit and spend time with friends and family. There are usually lots of fun games and activities planned and delicious food and drinks.

However, it might be difficult to gather everyone together in one place with the current situation we are in. But that doesn’t mean Christmas parties are no longer possible! Here, we bring you several ideas for a fun virtual Christmas party. We’ve got everything you need to make your virtual celebration a success. So gather your friends, get ready to celebrate, and let the Christmas fun begin!

Six Fun Virtual Christmas Party Ideas

Movie Marathon 

There’s no doubt that Christmas is incomplete without some classic Christmas movies. It just isn’t the same without them! From Home Alone to The Holiday, there are plenty of films that capture the magic of the holiday season.

All you need is a laptop or phone with internet access and your friends. Then, choose some movies that you all want to watch and start streaming! You can chat while you watch, making the experience even more enjoyable. So pull out the popcorn and get ready for some movie magic.

Trivia Game Night

Another way to get into the Christmas spirit and avoid the holiday stress is by hosting a virtual trivia game night with your friends! Trivia games are a great way to get everyone together, and they can be themed around any topic – including Christmas.

You can host a virtual trivia game night on Zoom and use Jeopardy questions if you’re feeling nostalgic. You can either play as teams or compete against each other one-on-one. And best of all, there’s no need to clean up afterward! Just be sure to have snacks and drinks on hand to keep everyone fueled up. Ready, set, quiz!

If you have extra bucks to spend, you and your friends can also play in an online casino.  You can all take turns spinning the reels or placing bets. Not only will it add some extra fun to the party, but you could also wind up winning some money. 

Secret Santa

A Secret Santa is a game played at Christmas parties. One person is designated the “Secret Santa” and buys one gift for another participant, which they will then wrap in advance. The recipient of the gift does not know who their benefactor was before opening it.

Some people prefer to give homemade gifts rather than store-bought presents, so you can find some really creative ideas for handmade secret Santa gifts on Pinterest! Plus, many of these crafts are easy enough to do with children or other family members assisting with the work.  When everyone has received a present from the Secret Santa, they open them up and share what they got with each other!

Awards Night

How about an awards night during your virtual Christmas party? We all know that there are many reasons to celebrate during the holidays. So why not make it even more fun by adding a little bit of competition to the mix? It’s easy! Just set up some categories, like best dressed or most festive, and let guests vote on their favorite.

You can do this in advance or at the event with voting apps like VoteItUp, WhatsMyVote, and PollEverywhere. The winner gets a prize – either something from their wish list or maybe just bragging rights for one day until they have to come back next year for another chance at being crowned as “Best Christmas Party” champ!

Virtual Karaoke

If you’re looking for something else to do at your virtual Christmas party, why not try virtual karaoke? It’s a lot of fun and can be a great way to show off your singing skills. All you need is a computer with a microphone and an internet connection. You can find plenty of online karaoke websites and apps that will let you sing along with your favorite songs. So grab your friends and family, fire up the computer, and belt out some holiday tunes!

It can also be so much fun to try and guess the title of the song. Just pick a tune and see if anyone can guess the name. It’s a great way to show off your musical skills or learn more about other people’s talents. So give it a try – who knows, maybe you’ll even come up with a new party game.

Prank Mania

Pranking is a must for any virtual Christmas party. We all know the best pranks are those that leave people in hysterics and can be shared with family and friends. So, what better way to celebrate the festive season than by pulling off some pranks?

Entertain yourselves with funny numbers to call. From prank calls to just plain silly jokes, there is sure to be something here that will get everyone laughing. So gather your friends for your virtual Christmas party and have some fun!


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