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Christmas Party Activities in Cardiff

Make your festive celebration something really special this year with a fabulous Cardiff Christmas party! The Welsh capital is the perfect destination for a Christmas celebration, and you can be sure that there’s a pretty spectacular choice of venues and events when it comes down to organising the annual Christmas party night here. Cardiff is a beautiful city, packed with contradictions, both urban yet green, modern yet historic. It offers so much to visitors and is particularly magical at Christmas.

Arranging a Christmas party in Cardiff might seem like hard work but with Fizzbox, it’s a piece of cake! Just browse our party listings, click on the one that takes your fancy, read more information about it then get it booked, all online. Your group will be so happy that you did! There’s no better way to make sure this year ends on a high!

Whether you’re a company looking to host their office Christmas party and raise a glass to the end of the working year, or whether you’re from a club, organisation or simply a group of friends seeking an unforgettable evening of festive merriment, our collection of shared parties will be perfect for you and your group.

There’s a variety of party types available, including traditional Christmas parties with dinner and a disco, dining only options at some of Cardiff’s top restaurants or themed events that will include striking décor and entertainment in addition to food and drink. Why not take a browse of our listed Christmas party options and see what catches your eye?

Office Christmas Parties in Cardiff

Help your staff to let their hair down outside of the workplace with a Christmas celebration to remember. Whether you’re a small department or a big company, we’ve got a Christmas party in Cardiff for you, whatever you taste or budget. With options ranging from filling meals at laid-back restaurants to exciting group activities, from glamourous parties with live entertainment to themed events that will transport you to another world, you really spoilt for choice with Fizzbox.

If you need more inspiration for your festive celebrations, why not check out our Christmas party ideas? Here you’ll find top tips on planning your party, themes and much more.

Cardiff Shared Christmas Parties

Cardiff is a city that likes to party and it’s a city that’s well known for being friendly. If you find that you have a smaller group size and are restricted when it comes to your budget, then why not consider one of our top shared party options? As the name suggests, these events will be attended by a variety of groups, clubs, companies and organisations, where everyone will come together to create a vibrant party atmosphere!

Your shared party will include everything you could want including dinner and entertainment – some of our packages even include a welcome drink reception to get things started in style or a half bottle of wine with dinner. Take a look at our listed options and see what shared Christmas package you like the look of! Please note that shared dining at restaurant venues will not usually include entertainment.

Christmas Activities in Cardiff

You really are spoilt rotten when it comes to things to do in the Welsh capital. Our festive experiences offer something for every kind of group, whether you fancy doing something laid-back and low-key, wild and boozy or glitzy and sophisticated. Activities range from cocktail making to murder mysteries, party nights with entertainment to festive afternoon tea and everything in between. Whether you’re a big company or a couple, you’ll find something to make the most wonderful time of the year even more wonderful!

Make sure to check out our virtual Christmas parties for lots of fun activities that take place online from virtual escape rooms to virtual cooking classes, virtual comedy nights to virtual cocktail making, virtual gameshows to virtual art classes and so much more. There’s something to suit every group and budget.


How Early Should I Book My Cardiff Christmas Party?

In a few words, as early as possible! Not only will you have a larger selection of venues and dates available for your proposed event but you may even receive a discount the earlier you book. Many of the venues we offer host ‘Early Bird’ deals in the summer months, meaning that you’ll be able to enjoy a discount, so there’s even more incentive to book early!

Booking your dream Christmas party is simple; simply browse Fizzbox’s top Cardiff shared Christmas party nights and send an enquiry through to your preferred venue by filling in the enquiry form on the bottom of your chosen party package. The venue will then be in contact with you to discuss your enquiry or arrange for a site visit. If you’d like to go ahead and book your party, this will be done through the venue and you’ll pay them directly.

Do Cardiff Hotel Venues Tend To Have Parking Space?

Many of the Christmas parties based at Cardiff Hotels do offer car parking space. This may be chargeable or complimentary and will be on a first come first served basis. If you’d prefer to park in the city centre, then there are plenty of public car parks available which are open 24 hours a day. Please see below for a small selection of just some of the car parks available in Cardiff city centre. 

NCP Car Park Cardiff Westgate Street

Parking Garage. Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1DZ. Phone: 0345 050 7080. Open 24 hours.

NCP Car Park Cardiff Greyfriars

Parking Garage. Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AD. Phone: 0345 050 7084. Closes at 12am.

Castle Mews Pay and Display Car Park

Car Park. 330 North Road, CF10 3ER. Phone: 029 2087 2087. Open 24 hours

Capitol Car Park

Car Park · The Capitol Shopping Centre. North Edward Street, Cardiff, CF10 2HH. Phone: 029 2022 3683

Q-Park Cardiff Bay Car Park

Parking Garage. Pierhead Street, Cardiff, CF10 4PH. Phone: 0113 238 4200. Open 24 hours.

What Is The Main Train Station In Cardiff?

The main stations serving Cardiff are Cardiff Central (CDF), Cardiff Queen Street, Cardiff Bay and Grangetown. These offer services around the city and beyond. This Welsh city is easily reachable from a number of UK destinations. It takes just over two hours to reach Cardiff from London by train and around 50 minutes from Bristol.

What Are The Main Attractions in Cardiff?

There are many attractions and points of interest for tourists in Cardiff, but one in particular which stands out is the historic Cardiff Castle. Not only is it the most visited attraction in the whole of Wales, but it’s also the best preserved of the country’s many castles, with some of its oldest sections dating back as far as the 10th century!

Those interested in sports should take a visit to Principality Stadium to try and catch a game of Rugby. If there’s no games available, then consider taking a Stadium Tour whilst you’re here! You’ll be able to check out ‘behind the scenes’ with a look at the National Team’s changing rooms, before entering the tunnel that leads to the pitch!

Cardiff Bay is a must do for anyone looking to experience a top selection of fun things to do and see. From Science Discovery Centre Techniquest to the Wales Millennium Performance Arts Facilities, to a fantastic array of restaurants, theatres, numerous art galleries and top shopping facilities. There’s something for everyone in Cardiff, so make sure you check out what’s on offer whilst you’re here!

What Time Do Clubs Normally Shut In Cardiff?

Not ready for the fun to be over once the Christmas party’s finished? If so, the good news is that you can keep the celebrations going long into the early hours! Why not head into Cardiff city centre and experience some of the many bars, clubs and late-night venues on offer? There will be something for everyone, no matter what their tastes are! Many clubs and late-night venues will stay open until 3am and 4am, so if you’re ready to keep that festive merriment flowing, then you’ll well and truly be spoiled with the brilliant selection of venues on offer in this city! Are you ready to go big or go home?

How Do I Book My Cardiff Christmas Party?

Booking your Christmas party in Cardiff is a real doddle! All you need to do is browse Fizzbox’s range of Cardiff Christmas parties and send an enquiry through to your favourite party package. This will be sent directly to the venue, and their event team will be in contact with you to discuss your enquiry and requests further. If you’re happy to proceed, then you’ll pay the venue directly and all future contact will be made with the venue’s event team.

What Are The Main Themes For A Cardiff Christmas Party?

Our party themes change each and every year, but you can guarantee that one theme will always be available and that’s traditional. If you’re looking for a classic Christmas celebration, then look no further than this great theme. From mouth-watering festive food and décor to exciting entertainment that will see you dancing the night away, this will be a party to remember! Other themes that are on offer include ‘The Night Before Christmas’ and ‘Winter Wonderland’ or why not opt for an incredible venue for your party such as the excellent Science Discover Centre?

What Type Of Food Options Are Available For Cardiff Christmas Parties?

Our Cardiff Christmas party venues offer a variety of dining options, so it all depends on what you’re after! From two to three course meals with menus that take on a traditional or contemporary approach, to Christmas parties that offer a mouth-watering selection of Street Food, there’s bound to be something here that will cater for everyone’s tastes.

Fizzbox will always provide a menu with each listing wherever possible, however in the event that a menu is not available on the listing, please send an enquiry through to the venue to request menu options.

What Can I Do If We Have Vegans In The Group?

Many of our venues offer Vegan dishes on their menu. However, if you cannot spot a Vegan alternative on the menu, please send an enquiry through to the venue who will be in contact with you to discuss vegan options. Alternatively, you’ll be able to contact the venue directly after you’ve enquired; you’ll receive contact details of the venue via automated email after successful enquiry submission. If you have any other dietary requirements for any members of your group, please speak to the venue by submitting an enquiry via Fizzbox.

What Is The Dress Code For A Christmas Party In Cardiff?

Why let the Christmas tree shine brighter than you? It’s time to dress to the nines for your Christmas party in lovely time of year. This sparkling season gives you the best excuse to dress up in that fancy dress or smart shirt you’ve been saving for a special occasion. Some of our festive activities allow a more relaxed dress code if you’d rather dress down. You can ask the experience provider what’s best to wear when you place your online enquiry and they’ll be able to help.

Do You Normally Get A DJ Or Entertainment With A Cardiff Office Party?

Unless you’ve opted for a dining only package, then you can be sure that you and your group will be entertained during your shared Christmas party night! With a variety of options available, make sure that you check the party’s inclusion section on each listing, which will detail what kind of entertainment is available for your chosen party night. From live bands to professional DJs and discos to thrilling live entertainment; there will be something here to take your breath-away and provide everyone with a truly unforgettable evening!

What Day Of The Week Works Best For A Birmingham Christmas Party?

The most popular days for Cardiff Christmas events tend to be Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout November and December. This said, it all depends on what you’re planning to do. Avoid having to go to work after a big boozy party but if you’re just doing a small activity, you can be more flexible with the day.

Where Are The Taxi Ranks In Cardiff?

We all like to treat ourselves during the festive season so it’s totally understandable that you might want to get a taxi instead of public transport. Taxis are also a godsend if you want to rest those party feet before or after a night of non-stop dancing. There are loads of reliable taxi ranks in the city centre. Here’s a rundown of a few in the best locations:

Dragon Taxis Cardiff – Unit 5 Martin Road, Tremorfa Industrial Estate, Cardiff, CF24 5SD. Phone: 029 2033 3333.

Taxi2Cardiff – Bayside Road, Cardiff, CF24 5NA. Phone: 029 2105 2121.

Cardiff Celtic Cabs – Rhymney River Bridge Road, Cardiff, CF23 9AF. Phone: 029 2045 2045.

Premier Cars Taxis – 61 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF11 9AE. Phone: 029 2055 5555.

DRIVE Cardiff – 14 Trade Street Lane, Cardiff, CF10 5DQ. Phone: 029 2014 0140.

Types of Venue

Calling all party enthusiasts! Prepare yourselves for a sleigh-ride of unforgettable Christmas festivities right in the heart of Cardiff city centre. If you're on the hunt for the perfect venue to host your merry celebration, look no further! Here are the crème de la crème options that will make your yuletide bash sparkle. Let's start with the grand hotels; many offer function rooms that will transport you to a winter wonderland. With their elegant decor and attentive staff, these venues will ensure your Christmas party is a roaring success. Imagine sipping mulled wine, surrounded by twinkling lights and indulging in delectable festive treats. It's pure magic!

Dance the night away in their spacious function rooms, which can be transformed into a festive paradise, complete with dazzling decorations and a DJ to keep the party vibes alive. And let's not forget about the hidden gems of Cardiff city centre. Quirky venues like bars and pubs offer a funky and alternative space for a one-of-a-kind Christmas party experience. With their industrial charm and ample room for entertainment, these venues will keep your guests talking about your epic bash for years to come.

So, whether you prefer the elegance of hotels or the offbeat vibe of unique spaces, Cardiff city centre has a venue to suit every Christmas party style. Get ready to deck the halls, raise your glasses, and create memories that will have everyone singing Jingle Bell Rock 'til the New Year!

Types of Entertainment

When it comes to Christmas parties in Cardiff, the entertainment scene gets a boost of Welsh tradition and heaps of fun! Imagine the sound of lively Welsh folk music filling the air, making even the shyest toes tap and hips sway with delight. Local folk dance groups take the stage, spinning and twirling in a whirlwind of joy, and guess what? You get to join them too! So, put on your dancing shoes and let's show off those Welsh moves! Alternatively, you can enjoy a live band or DJ who’ll play the most popular party hits of all time so get ready to boogie on down on the dancefloor.

If you’re hungry for more, get ready for some interactive games with a Welsh twist. How about a Christmas-themed treasure hunt where you search for hidden gifts like a true Welsh explorer? Or challenge your friends to a lively game of Welsh Christmas quiz, testing your knowledge of Welsh traditions and festive facts. And to add a touch of magic, imagine the astonishment on everyone's faces as a Welsh magician wows the crowd with mind-boggling tricks and hilarious antics. Prepare to be spellbound and rolling with laughter!

Dining Options

It’s time to feast and make merry at your work or family Christmas party in Cardiff. Here are some delectable dinner ideas that will leave your taste buds tingling with joy! Picture a traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings, including crispy roast potatoes, buttery Brussels sprouts, and luscious cranberry sauce. For those seeking a Welsh twist, try a hearty cawl, a traditional Welsh soup packed with meat and vegetables.

Fancy something different? Opt for a festive buffet with mouthwatering treats like smoked salmon canapés, mini Yorkshire puddings with roast beef, and delectable chocolate Yule log for dessert. Whatever you choose, make sure it's accompanied by laughter, good company, and plenty of holiday cheer!


What a holly-jolly night it's been in the heart of Cardiff's city centre! But fear not, merry partygoers because you can get home easily using trusty public transport. If you're looking to catch a bus, head over to one of the main hubs like Cardiff Central Bus Station or Queen Street Station. From there, you can hop on a bus and ride it all the way to your doorstep. Just keep an eye out for your stop and press the button in time, or you might end up on an unexpected adventure!

If trains are more your style, make your way to Cardiff Central Station or Cardiff Queen Street Station. These magical gateways will connect you to various destinations across the city and beyond. Hop aboard the train of your choice, find a seat, and enjoy the ride. Keep transport schedules in mind during the holiday season. It’s always a good idea to plan ahead and have your ticket at the ready.

What's On in Cardiff at Christmas Time

Get ready to jingle your bells and deck the halls, because Christmas in Cardiff is an absolute hoot! The capital of Wales transforms into a winter wonderland, brimming with festive cheer and enough merriment to make Santa himself blush. First things first, let's talk about the Christmas markets. Picture quaint wooden stalls adorned with twinkling lights, selling everything from handmade crafts to scrumptious treats. Stroll through the aromatic maze of mulled wine, savoury pies, and gingerbread delights.

It's the perfect place to find unique gifts for your loved ones or just treat yourself to some festive indulgence. But wait, there's more! The ice rink in front of Cardiff Castle is where the real magic happens. Grab your skates and glide under the stars while laughter fills the air. Whether you're a pro or a wobbly beginner, the icy fun is open to all, with cheerful music to get you in the groove.

If you're craving some traditional Christmas entertainment, Cardiff has got you covered. Theatres and concert halls come alive with enchanting performances, from dazzling pantomimes to heartwarming carol concerts. Sing along, laugh out loud, and let the spirit of the season take hold of your heart. And of course, we can't forget about Santa! Head over to Santa's Grotto, where the man in red himself awaits, ready to hear the wishes of excited children and maybe even share a few ho-ho-hos along the way.

So, mark your calendars and make your way to Cardiff this Christmas. From festive markets to ice-skating adventures and joyful performances, you're guaranteed a jolly good time. Get your festive spirit on, because Cardiff at Christmas is where the magic happens!

How to Enquire

Once you’ve found a Christmas party package in Cardiff that you love, then you’re ready to enquire! It really couldn’t be easier; simply make your enquiry on the page of your chosen party package. From here, the activity provider will get back to you directly via the Fizzbox messaging platform to let you know availability and discuss your requirements further.

Whatever you choose, one of our Cardiff festive parties or activities will make this Christmas even more magical. What better way to mark the occasion and make memories with your friends, family or workmates?