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Christmas Party Activities in Manchester

There’s always something going on in Manchester and during the festive season, things get even better. Famed for its rich and illustrious musical history, the picturesque canals, grand architecture and world-famous nightlife of Manchester also make for a great Christmas party hotspot! One of our most popular destinations, Manchester is without a doubt one of the biggest and most vibrant cities in the UK to celebrate your Christmas party night. Browse our stunning array of Manchester Christmas parties and experience a dazzling celebration in an incredible city this festive season!

Whatever your budget and tastes, there’s something on Fizzbox that will get everyone in the festive spirit, from fancy themed party nights to interactive experiences like cocktail making. Expect the ice to be broken right away as your team bonds and has fun together. We’ll make sure that your Manchester Christmas party is one to remember forever!

If you haven’t yet booked your festive celebration in Manchester, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got plenty of shared party nights on offer this year; what’s more, we’re adding new venues to our Manchester portfolio. We only work with the best venues and suppliers out there, so you’ll know that you’ll be in good hands when you enquire about one of our listed party nights.

Why not take a browse of our shared party nights below and make the first steps in organising your festive celebration for your group, company or organisation? Make your Christmas party night in Manchester one to remember this year!

Office Christmas Parties in Manchester

Whether you’re a small business or part of a larger group, company or organisation, want something modest and intimate or are looking to really push the boat out this year, one of our venue’s Manchester Christmas party nights could be the event for you! Whatever you choose, you’ll be able to bond and relax with your group and make memories in a fun setting away from the workplace.

With so many fantastic venues in Manchester, we’re certain that the perfect party is out there, ready and waiting to catch your eye! We’ve got all kind of amazing spaces listed on Fizzbox, including rooftop hideaways, spectacular, fully themed events, private bars and traditional party nights that come with turkey and all those tasty trimmings.

Browse our listings for office Christmas parties in Manchester now to book an unforgettable celebration for your team!

Manchester Shared Christmas Parties

Because Manchester is such a friendly place, booking a shared party in this fine city is always a sure fire way to help guarantee a party to remember (for all the right reasons!). There are plenty of different options to choose from and because of the nature of shared parties, these events tend to be bigger. We’ve got plenty of different venues for you to choose from, so you can go for a sit-down meal followed by entertainment, or enjoy something lighter like nibbles and drinks.

The great thing about these shared party nights are that even if you’re a small group of just a few people, you won’t have to miss out! These cost-effective Christmas party solutions enable even the smallest of groups to enjoy all the action that a larger party night has to offer – without the price! Get ready to join together with other friendly party-goers as they let their hair down and get ready to celebrate the festive season.

Christmas Activities in Manchester

There’s loads to see and do in this Northern party city. It’s jam-packed with festive activities that’ll help mark the most wonderful time of the year in the most fun way. We’ve got something to suit every kind of group, whether you want a big Christmas bash with live entertainment, food and drink, an intimate festive afternoon tea for two or a cocktail making class for a small to medium group. Make sure to check out our virtual Christmas parties for our fun activities that all take place via online video call. These experiences include wine tastings, gameshows, casino nights, quizzes, escape rooms, cooking classes, murder mystery events and much more. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.


How Early Should I Book My Manchester Christmas Party?

When it comes to organising and booking your Christmas party in Manchester, the earlier, the better we say! This gives you more choice of venues and available dates, so you’ll be more than likely to get your first choice the earlier you enquire and book!

Do Manchester Hotels Have Parking Spaces?

Many of our hotel venues offer onsite parking space, either on a complimentary or chargeable basis. Please read the summary section on your chosen party listing. Manchester city centre also offers plenty of public car parks and parking garages. A small selection of central car parks which operate 24 hours a day have been provided below for your convenience.

NCP Car Park Manchester Major Street

Car Park. Major Street, Manchester, M1 3ED. Phone: 0345 050 7084. Open 24 hours.

NCP Car Park Manchester Central

Car Park. Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3GX. Phone: 0345 050 7984.

NCP Car Park Manchester Deansgate

Parking Garage. 1 Watson Street, Manchester, M3 4EJ. Phone: 0345 050 7084. Open 24 hours.

NCP Car Park Manchester Hulme Street

Car Park. Hulme Street, Manchester, M15 6AW. Phone: 0345 050 7080. Open 24 hours.

What Is The Main Train Station In Manchester?

There are several train stations serving the city - Manchester Piccadilly, Oxford Road, Deansgate and Manchester Victoria. There is also an efficient and reliable tram and bus network providing frequent services around Manchester.

What Time Do Clubs Normally Shut In Manchester?

One of the many great things about Manchester is the vibrant and vast choice of nightlife of available. So if you’re not ready to go home at the end of the Christmas party, then why don’t you extend the celebrations for a bit longer?

The city boasts plenty of late-night venues where you’ll be able to keep the festive merriment in full flow. Whether you’re just looking for a quick nightcap or you’re ready to keep dancing till the break of dawn, you really will be spoiled for choice here with the massive selection of cool and quirky bars, and nightclubs of various shapes and sizes. Many venues stay open until the small hours, so if you’re up for partying until 3am or 4am, then you’ll find everything you need in this great city!

How Do I Book My Manchester Christmas Party?

Enquiring about your chosen party night through Fizzbox really couldn’t be easier. Simply take a browse through our shared Manchester Christmas party selection and complete the email enquiry form at the bottom of the page on your chosen party, selecting your preferred date, time and group size.

This will then be sent to the venue, who will be in contact with you to discuss your enquiry further. They’ll let you know their availability and can answer any burning questions you’ve got. If you’re happy and you’d like to proceed with booking your party, then the venue will take payment from you directly.

What Are The Main Attractions in Manchester?

There are a number of world famous and popular attractions in Manchester which are visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. One of the most famous attractions in Manchester is of course Old Trafford, Manchester United’s home stadium and ‘The Theatre Of Dreams’. If you’re more of a Manchester City fan, then head to the Etihad Stadium. Both stadiums offer exciting tours which are not to be missed. If Cricket’s more your thing, then make sure you head to Emirates Old Trafford for a slice of the action!

With sports aside, there’s still plenty to do and see in Manchester, including many museums and galleries. The Manchester Museum, The Manchester Art Gallery, The Museum Of Science and Industry, Imperial War Museum North and The People’s History Museum are all free of charge for visitors. Other attractions include Knowsley Safari Park, unique activities such as indoor skydiving and a great selection of stately homes.

What Are The Main Themes For A Manchester Christmas Party?

One of the many reasons we love Manchester for a festive celebration is the incredible choice of Christmas parties that they’ve got on offer! Whether you’re looking to stick with a traditional party that features turkey and all the trimmings or whether you’d prefer a night that will fully immerse you and your guests with a captivating theme, then you’ll find everything you could possibly want right here.

Themed party nights include the likes of Hollywood, New York, Masquerade, Carnivale, Midnight in Monte Carlo and many others that will be sure to provide you and your guests with a totally unforgettable night!

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

Our Manchester Christmas parties offer an assortment of food options, however the type of food served on the night depends on which party night you opt for. Some of our parties offer canapes on arrival, whilst others provide a three-course seated meal. Then there’s the venue’s which offer bowl food or buffets – there really is something for everyone here! To find out what kind of food is on offer at your chosen party night, simply check out the inclusions section and the menu if available, so you can start thinking about your menu choice.

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

Don’t worry if you have vegans or anyone with a specific dietary requirement in your group – our fantastic venues are very accommodating and will do their best to offer an alternative dish or meal for those who are unable to enjoy a meal on the festive menu.

We’ll provide a menu on our party listings wherever possible, however in the event that a menu is currently unavailable for a package, please do send an enquiry through to the venue, who will be in touch with you to answer any questions that you may have. Just let them know how many of you have special dietary requirements and they’ll let you know what they can do for you.

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

Unless you’re opting for a dinner only package, then our Manchester Christmas party venues will be sure to keep you and your guests entertained in Manchester this festive season! From live entertainment to a DJ and dancing to live bands, our offered venues really do boast the greatest selection of entertainment around. If you’d like to find out what’s included with your party package, be sure to check out the inclusions section available on each listing’s page, which will detail what kind of entertainment will be available with your preferred party package.

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

It’s time for a festive makeover! This time of the year is full of glitz and glamour so make the most of it and dress to impress. After all, why let the Christmas tree out-sparkle you? A lot of our Christmas parties in Manchester have a ‘dress to the nines’ or smart casual dress code but please see individual activity listings for more information. You can always double check with the experience provider when you place your online enquiry if you’re not quite sure.

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

The most popular days of the week to host a Christmas party in Manchester are Friday and Saturday which probably isn’t too much of a surprise as it gives your group a chance to really let their hair down and celebrate as hard as they like. That said, Thurdays and Sundays can also be great days to host your festive bash on as they’re well place in the week. In fact, there’s no bad day to get in the Christmas spirit, is there? Just make sure that whatever day you choose is convenient for your group and be aware that weekend activities and parties can sell out quickly.

Where Are The Taxi Ranks In Manchester?

Manchester is well served by taxis so you can easily hop into one before or after your Christmas shindig for a convenient and comfy journey. Here are a few taxi ranks in the city centre:

Street Cars Manchester – 16 Chorlton Street, Manchester, M1 3HW. Phone: 0161 228 7878.

Manchester Taxi Service – Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN. Phone: 0161 270 8701.

Club Cars Manchester – 59 Whitworth Street West, Manchester, M1 5WW. Phone: 0161 236 8033.

Manchester Cars – 41A Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3LY. Phone: 0161 228 3355.

Cresta Cars – 1 Knowsley Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, M8 8QN. Phone: 0161 205 5000.

Types of Venue

Looking to throw an epic Christmas party in Manchester? Get ready for some unforgettable festive fun at these amazing venues. Get ready for an epic Christmas party in Manchester! Choose from a range of fantastic venues that will make your celebration unforgettable. Go for a touch of elegance at hotel ballrooms like The Holiday Inn or Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. Get quirky at Victoria Warehouse or Manchester Hall for a unique experience. Indulge in delicious food and festive vibes at The Refuge or The Ivy Spinningfields.

Step back in time with the enchantment of Manchester Cathedral or Chetham's Library. Dance the night away at iconic nightclubs like Albert Hall or Gorilla. Experience the trendy vibes of warehouse spaces such as The Warehouse Project or The Printworks. Whatever you're looking for, Manchester has the perfect venue for your Christmas party. Book in advance, as these hotspots fill up quickly during the holiday season. Get ready to party in Manchester this Christmas!

Types of Entertainment

Get ready to jingle and mingle because Manchester knows how to throw an epic Christmas party! The city is bursting with upbeat entertainment options that will leave you with a smile from ear to ear. Start your festive fiesta by hitting the streets and exploring the dazzling Christmas markets. With twinkling lights, joyful music, and mouth-watering treats, these markets are a feast for the senses. But that's just the beginning! Manchester's nightlife scene kicks it up a notch during the holiday season. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to bust some moves at the city's hottest clubs, where DJs spin yuletide tunes and the dance floor becomes a winter wonderland.

If you prefer a dash of sophistication, dress to impress and head to one of the elegant cocktail bars where mixologists craft festive concoctions that will have your taste buds dancing. For those craving a dose of live entertainment, Manchester has got you covered. Catch a lively Christmas concert featuring talented musicians and singers belting out all your favourite holiday hits. Or how about a side-splitting comedy show that will have you laughing all night long? Whatever your style, Manchester is your merry playground for an unforgettable Christmas party that will have you rockin' around the tree!

Dining Options

Get ready to indulge in a culinary extravaganza because Manchester’s dining scene is ready to dazzle you this Christmas! From festive feasts to quirky dining experiences, there’s something to satisfy every taste bud. Treat yourself to a traditional Christmas dinner at one of the city’s cosy pubs or elegant restaurants where succulent turkey, flavourful stuffing and all the trimmings await. If you're up for something unique, why not try a themed dining experience that will transport you to a winter wonderland or a magical Santa's grotto?

Want to add a dash of excitement? Explore the city's street food markets, where you can sample a mouthwatering array of global cuisines and festive treats. For those seeking a touch of luxury, book a table at one of Manchester's fine dining establishments, where Michelin-starred chefs will create culinary masterpieces that will leave you speechless. Whether you're craving traditional fare or daring gastronomic adventures, Manchester's Christmas dining options are guaranteed to make your taste buds sing with joy!


Getting home from office Christmas parties in Manchester is easy and convenient, thanks to the city’s extensive public transport network. Manchester’s Metrolink tram system is an excellent way to travel around. It operates frequently and connects major areas until late. Choo choo, all aboard the night train! Trains are also a good option with the main stations of Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria and Oxford Road within the city centre, offering connections to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Manchester also has a great bus network, operated by the likes of Stagecoach, First Manchester and Go North West. Night buses are available on some routes so you can travel back late after the party. Taxis are readily available at city centre taxi ranks as well as their designated apps, taking you door to door in comfort. If where you’re staying isn’t too far away, you can stroll through the vibrant streets and walk home, ending your night on a high note.

What's On in Manchester at Christmas Time

There are some seriously fantastic things happening in Manchester during the Christmas season that you won’t want to miss. Get ready to explore the delightful Christrmas markets in Albert Square, St Ann’s Square and Cathedral Gardens. Here you’ll find an array of tasty food, charming arts and crafts and a wonderfully festive atmosphere. If you want to get active, lace up your skates and head to Cathedral Gardens for an exhilarating ice skating experience where you’ll glide across the ice, surrounded by joyful ambiance. Treat yourself to a magic Christmas-themed show at venus like the Palace Theatre, Royal Exchange Theatre or the Opera House. From fun pantomimes to ballets, there’s something for everyone.

Get in the festive mood immediately as you join the excitement of the Christmas lights switch on, featuring live music, entertainment, spectacular fireworks and, of course, loads of Christmas lights! Immerse yourselves in the holiday spirits by attending one of the city’s Christmas concerts and carol services and churches and a range of concert venues. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for your friend, loved one of your work secret Santa, hit the shops in the Trafford Centre, Manchester Arndale and Northern Quarter to discover unique gifts and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

How to Enquire

Ready to book your shared Christmas party in Manchester? That’s great! All you have to do is complete the enquiry form on your chosen party nights and click submit. Your details will then go straight through to the venue, who will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your party requirements.

If you're seeking a little bit of Christmas inspiration this year, look no further than our Christmas party ideas page for plenty of top tips! Whatever you’re after this festive season, Fizzbox has got you covered.

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