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Why have a Manchester Christmas Party?

There are so many reasons to have a Manchester Christmas Party! Manchester has become the go-to destination for Christmas Events over the years, as they have so much to offer! From fun and festive activities such as cocktail classes and game shows to the very best restaurants to get together, there’s so much to do here you’re spoilt for choice! Whether you’re a local or travelling to the area specifically for the event, there’s always something new to do here!

Additionally, Manchester is incredibly accessible from locations all over the country, meaning if your group are travelling from lots of different locations, they’ll be able to find their way easily!

Top 5 Manchester Christmas Party Activities

1. The Office Games: Festive Gameshow

If you love a bit of Saturday Night TV, then why not bring it to life with The Office Games: Festive Gameshow! In this event, you will go head-to-head in a variety of trivia-based games and questions, with some Taskmaster style challenges thrown in too! The best part is, all of these games and challenges have a festive twist! With Mr Silver hosting your very own personal gameshow, do you think you have what it takes to win?

2. Tipsy Christmas Cocktail Masterclass

We all love a cocktail, especially at Christmas! So, why not learn how to shake up the festive season in this Tipsy Christmas Cocktail Masterclass! Mix, shake and stir your way to creating 4 unique and wintery cocktails, all from the comfort of your own home! With an expert bartender visiting your venue and guiding you through using the professional bar equipment, you’ll learn all the tricks of the trade. There may even be some fun drinking games thrown in for good measure!

3. Christmas Murder Mystery

If you’re a Marple fan, or your favourite childhood game was Cluedo, then why not enjoy this festive themed Christmas Murder Mystery! With two differe themes you can pick from, you can really make this event your own! Will you select A Twisted Christmas Carol, which takes you through the Dickensian characters we all know and love? Or, if you’d prefer something a little different, Sleigh Bells Ring has you working to solve a murder in Santa’s Grotto within a department store!

4. Jolly Jumpers

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without some Jolly Jumpers to wear! Build in some Christmas creativity with this fun and festive activity. The joy of the holiday season is that it’s the one time of year when you can get out your ugly Christmas Jumper! With Jolly Jumpers, teams can work together to create either the nicest or the ugliest festive jumper they possibly can! There may even be a prize at the end!

5. Festive Around The World Challenge

Celebrate different culture in the Festive Around The World Challenge. Travel virtually around the world as you learn about unique traditions, festivals and holidays across the globe. This challenge combines interactive tasks and trivia with technology as you take part using a mobile smartphone app. The aim of the game is to compete in trivia, photo and video challenges, with each correct answer or completed challenge earning you Travel Credits to help you reach your next destination!

Best Restaurants for a Manchester Christmas Party

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1. Teppanyaki Chinatown

What could be better than having your food cooked right in front of you! It’s a real dining experience, with high quality, delicious food. You can even have a personal interaction with the chef, including a quick talk on how you’d like your meal cooked, meaning it’s made to your exact specifications! With an extensive menu offering a range of options to suit everyone, you’ll truly be spoilt for choice!

2. Vero Moderno

If there’s one thing we all love, it’s an Italian! Especially in the winter months, what could be more warm and comforting that an Italian meal?! Vero Moderno have both the food and the atmosphere to complement! They serve the classics that we all know and love, but with a modern twist that makes them really stand out from the crowd!

3. Globe

If you’re looking for quality, then Globe is definitely the place to go! Offering a range of cuisines, there’s definitely something for everyone here, from delcious European food to delectable Mediterranean options! You can definitely have a unique and fun Christmas Party Meal here!

4. Hawksmoor

Described as ‘A place to blur day with night over cocktails and the country’s finest meat’, Hawksmoor is the perfect place to go for a Christmas Party Meal! With a menu featuring the very best dry-aged beef, sustainable seafood and seasonal farm produce from the UK, you know you’re getting quality when you go to Hawksmoor! What are you waiting for?

5. The Lime Tree

This award winning family run business is the perfect place to get your whole group together over the festive season! With an ever-changing and seasonal menu, you’re guaranteed a new and exciting experience every time you head to The Lime Tree. With a delicious menu full of mouth-watering options, there’s something for everyone here!

Places to visit for a Manchester Christmas Party

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1. Manchester Christmas Market

If there’s one thing we look forward to every year, it’s the Christmas Markets! And the good news is, Manchester has one of the best Christmas Markets in the country! Full of traditional wooden chalets offering a vast array of crafty gifts as well as some delicious and festive refreshments, you can’t go wrong! Why not peruse the offerings with some mulled wine and enjoy the festive spirit!

2. The Trafford Centre

Although many people opt to do their Christmas shopping only nowadays, you can’t beat the rush and the festive feeling of heading to the shopping centre to purchase your gifts for the festive season! With Christmas music floating around you and heading shop to shop, there’s something truly festive about The Trafford Centre at Christmas!

3. Pantomimes

We all love a Pantomime at Christmas! Why not head to your local Manchester theatre and see what Pantomimes they have on offer this year! It’s always a fun night, especially in your Christmas Party group! You can even head to dinner together before or after at one of our recommended restaurants above!

So there you have it! Our Ultimate Manchester Christmas Party Guide. You must be feeling like a bit of a Manchester expert now! If not, then not to worry! We’re here to help! You can view our full range of Manchester Christmas Party Activities right here. All you have to do is let us know which activity you like the look of and we can take it from there! We’ll make sure that your Manchester Christmas Party is a huge success.