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Christmas Party Activities in Southampton

Celebrate on the South Coast with a fun-packed Christmas party in Southampton, full of festive sparkle. If you’re looking for an incredible Christmas party along the South Coast this year, then why not check out our fantastic range of shared Christmas parties in Southampton? There really is something for every group out there with our top selection, which will be sure to provide you and your group with some serious festive merriment!

Whether you’re looking for the ideal venue to celebrate the office Christmas party, or whether you’re just looking for an annual get together with friends, then you’ll love our listed Christmas party nights in Southampton. Take a browse through our selection of spectacular Southampton Christmas parties and experience a dazzling celebration in this seaport city!

We handpick only the best venues around to feature on our site, so you’ll know that you’ll be in good hands with each venue’s dedicated events team, who will answer any questions you may have and help you through the booking process every step of the way! Send an enquiry through today and make your Southampton Christmas party a night to remember!

Office Christmas Parties in Southampton

Wave goodbye to the days where the annual Christmas shindig resulted in just a couple of drinks in your local pub. It’s time to treat your team. They work hard all year round; you know they deserve it. They’ll escape the pressures of the workplace and have a great time getting to know each other better as they let their hair down. A closer team will work better and be happier when they get back into the office so it’s a win win situation for everyone. We’ve got something to suit every kind of team and budget so get browsing!

Southampton Shared Christmas Parties

In a bustling city like Southampton, that fantastic buzzing atmosphere is perfectly suited to a shared party this festive season. With a shared Christmas party night in Southampton, you’ll share the venue space with other groups from the area and come together to celebrate the best time of the year! You’ll experience all the fun and action of a larger party night, but without the price tag!

Suitable for those smaller to mid-sized groups, shared parties will provide everything you and your team could possibly want, including mouth-watering food, top entertainment and a vibrant festive atmosphere! Some party packages also include drinks with dinner or on arrival, so take a browse of the shared Christmas parties available and send an enquiry through today for your favourite!

Christmas Activities in Southampton

If you’re on the hunt for Christmas activities, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a company or just a small group of friends, we’ve got something to help you celebrate the festive season in style from Christmas cocktail making classes to extravagant themed Christmas parties with food and entertainment and everything in between. If you’re based in different cities or even countries to the people you want to celebrate with, make sure to check out our virtual Christmas parties. These fun activities all take place online via video chat and see you play games, get entertained and laugh with ideas ranging from escape rooms to quizzes, gameshows to arts and crafts workshops, wine tasting to nude life drawing.


How Early Should I Book My Southampton Christmas Party?

If you’re looking to book your Christmas party, then the best thing to do is start thinking about where in Southampton you’d like to celebrate as soon as possible. It’s also a good idea to have a date in mind too. Take a browse of our Southampton Christmas parties and send an enquiry through on your favourite package. You’ll then be contacted by the venue to discuss your enquiry further and proceed with your booking should you wish to go ahead.

Do Southampton Hotel Venues Tend To Have Parking Space?

Many of our hotel venues based in Southampton offer onsite parking. This may be available for free or on a chargeable basis. Many hotels have limited parking available, therefore parking may be on a first come, first served basis. There are plenty of public car parks available in Southampton that operate 24 hours a day. Please see below for a small selection of public car parks.

NCP Car Park Southampton Portland Terrace
Portland Terrace, Western Esplanade
Open 24 hours

Civic Centre Forecourt Car Park
2 Civic Centre Rd

Westridge Road Car Park
Westridge Rd
023 8083 3008

College Street Car Park
14-18 College St
023 8083 3008

Ordnance Road Car Park
Ordnance Road Car Park
Open 24 hours

What Is The Main Station In Southampton?

The main train station in the city is Southampton Central, which offers services by Cross Country, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway and Southern.

What Time Do Clubs Normally Shut In Southampton?

This southern city boasts a fantastic choice of late-night bars and clubs, with many venues staying open to the early hours at weekends and through the week. Good news for those who want to keep the fun going after the Christmas party has concluded! Whether you’re just after another few glasses of wine or are looking to throw some shapes on the dancefloor till sunrise, you’ll be spoiled for choice with the massive array of bars and clubs in Southampton.

How Do I Book My Southampton Christmas Party?

Booking your Christmas party in Southampton this year really couldn’t be easier! Once you’ve found a shared Southampton Christmas party that you like the look of, simply enquire on our easy to use website! Once you’ve done this, and popped in your date, time and group size, you’ll then be contacted by the venue and will be able to discuss your enquiry further with them. They’ll let you know availability and can answer any questions you have, all onlne. If you’re happy and would like to proceed, then you’ll place your booking through the venue and will pay them. Your group will be so happy when they find out what you’ve got booked for them!

What Are The Main Themes For A Southampton Christmas Party?

When it comes down to Christmas party themes in Southampton, our offered venue’s themes may change year on year, but one theme that you can be sure of that will stay consistent will be the traditional party theme. This classic party theme will provide you and your group with a fantastic night of celebration. From a delicious festive meal that comes with turkey and all the trimmings to a brilliant disco with dancing, there's something on offer here that everyone will love! Other popular themes include Winter wonderland, Gatsby, James Bond, New York and Las Vegas.

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

Our venue’s fabulous food menus will vary from venue to venue, but one thing’s for sure and that’s that you and your group will be able to indulge in a mouth-watering dining experience, with dishes that have been freshly made onsite using the finest, seasonal ingredients.

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

If there are vegans within your group, please be sure to check the menu to see if there is a vegan option available. If unavailable, please send an enquiry through to the venue to speak to the events team. Most venues will be happy to accept dietary requests for Vegans or for those with any other requirements.

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

We suggest a ‘dress to impress’ dress code for most festive bashes. After all, Christmas is one of the most glitzy and glamorous times of the year. We decorate our homes and workplaces so it’s only fair that we get to look good too! Think elegant dresses, smart suits and if you’ve got something sparkly, it’s time to rock it! Each activity listing should have information about the dress code but if you’d like to check, please ask the experience provider when you place your online enquiry.

What Are The Main Tourist Attractions in Southampton?

There’s loads to see and do in this port city in the South of England. Whether you’re looking for something to do before or after your Southampton Christmas event, you could check out the SeaCity Museum (where you can learn more about the Titanic that set sail from the city in 1912), Solent Sky Museum, Tudor House and Garden, Westquay Shopping Centre, Manor Farm Country Park and many more. You could even watch a show at the Mayflower Theatre.

Where Do I Start When Booking My Office Christmas Party In Southampton?

Remember that you know your team best so think about what they’d like to do to mark this special occasion. You’ll also need to bear in mind the budget you have available for your party as well as which location would best. You might need to make considerations if you have remote workers or are bringing together employees from different offices. Once you’ve got these things sorted in your head, it’s time to browse our Southampton Christmas party activity and party listings and find something really fun for your team.

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

Unless you and your group have specifically chosen to enjoy a dining only celebration, then you’ll be able to enjoy some fantastic entertainment with your Christmas party night in Southampton! From live singers and performers to professional DJs, who will be spinning all the best party tracks around! Some of our activities and shared party nights in Southampton even feature specialist entertainment, which includes the likes of contortionists and acrobats!

To find out what kind of entertainment is included with a package, please refer to the inclusions section which will detail everything that’s included with your package. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’ll be sure to find it with our fantastic selection of Southampton Christmas parties!

Types of Venue

When it comes to hosting an unforgettable Christmas party in Southampton, this vibrant city offers a sleigh-load of fantastic venues that will have your guests rockin' around the Christmas tree all night long! For a classic yet fabulous setting, look no further than the city's top-notch hotel function rooms. From the Hilton to the Novotel, these venues will transform into winter wonderlands, complete with twinkling lights, festive decorations, and dance floors that'll have you busting out your best moves. If you want to add a splash of seaside charm to your festivities, head to one of the trendy bars with stunning sea views.

Imagine sipping on mulled wine while gazing at the glittering ocean or enjoying a cocktail with panoramic vistas. It's a Christmas party with a touch of coastal magic! And let's not forget the unique venues that sprinkle a bit of extra excitement into your celebration. How about renting a charming boat on the River Itchen or booking a historic venue like the iconic Mayflower Theatre, where you can dance the night away on the very stage that has hosted world-class performances? So, whether you fancy a swanky hotel function room, a bar with a breathtaking view, or an unconventional venue that adds a twist of uniqueness, Southampton has it all. Get ready to jingle and mingle in style this Christmas season!

Types of Entertainment

When it comes to live entertainment for your Christmas party in Southampton, get ready to deck the halls with joy and excitement! The city offers an array of options that will make your celebration truly unforgettable. Hire a lively live band that belts out festive tunes, bringing the dance floor to life with infectious energy. Or, enchant your guests with a magical performance by a professional choir, filling the air with harmonious melodies.

For a touch of elegance, book a talented string quartet or jazz ensemble that sets the perfect backdrop for mingling and merriment. And if you're seeking laughter and cheer, a comedy act or a festive-themed magician will have everyone in stitches. Whatever your taste, Southampton has the live entertainment to make your Christmas party sparkle and shine. Get ready to dance, sing, and be thoroughly entertained throughout the night!

Dining Options

‘Tis the season to eat, drink, and be merry, and Southampton has a feast of dining options for your Christmas party night out! Treat yourself to a delectable sit-down meal where you'll savour mouth-watering seasonal delights in a relaxing setting. Or, if you prefer a more relaxed vibe, enjoy a festive buffet, overflowing with scrumptious treats for every palate.

And for an afternoon delight, indulge in the festive afternoon tea at a number of hotels and restaurants where you can sip on tea and nibble on delicate sandwiches and sweet treats, all with a yuletide twist. So, whether you're in the mood for a lavish dinner, a hearty buffet, or a delightful tea, Southampton's dining scene has you covered. Let the feasting commence!


What a jingle-bell-ringing, tinsel-wearing, and merry Christmas party night out in Southampton it has been! But fear not, my festive friend, for getting home is as easy as Rudolph guiding Santa's sleigh. Hop on the joyous train at Southampton Central station, where Santa's little helpers, also known as the helpful staff, will guide you aboard. Or, if you prefer the whimsical ride of a bus, Bluestar or First Bus will whisk you away, merrily making stops at all the cheer-filled corners of the city.

And if you're feeling fancy or your dancing shoes have worn thin, fret not, for a jolly taxi ride from Streamline or Radio Taxis will ensure a safe and swift journey home, while you hum your favourite holiday tunes. So, don't worry about Rudolph's red nose or snow-covered roads. Let public transport be your magical sleigh and whisk you home to rest, knowing that your Christmas party memories will forever be cherished. Ho-ho-ho, off we go!

What's On in Southampton at Christmas Time

Calling all festive fanatics and merry merrymakers! Brace yourselves, because Christmas in Southampton is like stepping into a winter wonderland of jingling bells, twinkling lights, and all things holly and jolly. Prepare to be dazzled and delighted, because this vibrant city knows how to spread the yuletide cheer like no other!

The streets will be adorned with magnificent decorations that make even Santa's workshop blush with envy. From the enchanting Christmas market, where you can find unique gifts and treats to satisfy even the pickiest elves, to the ice-skating rink where you can show off your moves while pretending to be a graceful reindeer gliding across the frozen pond.

Get ready to laugh till your belly shakes like a bowl full of jelly at the uproarious pantomime performances taking place in the city's theatres. Watch as the actors bring classic tales to life, with a side-splitting twist and a sprinkle of fairy dust. Feeling peckish? Fear not, for Southampton's restaurants and cafes are cooking up a storm of delectable delights. Savour the warm, buttery goodness of mince pies and sip on steaming cups of mulled wine that will make your taste buds do a joyful jig.

And let's not forget the big man himself! Santa Claus will be making appearances all over town, so grab your wish list and prepare for a meet-and-greet with the man in the red suit. Just make sure you've been nice, not naughty!

How to Enquire

Ready to enquire about a Christmas party in Southampton? Great! All you need to do is fill out the enquiry form on the page of your preferred party listing and click send. It really couldn’t be easier! Your details will then be sent straight to the venue, who will contact you via our easy to use messaging platform to discuss your Southampton Christmas party further.

Looking for a little Christmas party inspiration this year? If so, why not check out our Christmas party ideas page? It’ll help you plan something fantastic that your whole group will love.

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