Christmas is fast approaching and it’s hard enough to get a booking to go to a group dinner, let alone a Christmas party. And yet, after a year of imposed restrictions, don’t we all deserve a fantastic Christmas? We’ve put together the best Sydney Christmas party venues in town, so you can bring your company together and party like it’s 1999!
If you haven’t yet planned your work Christmas party, now is the time. With many of us still working from home, either partially or full-time, it’s hard to get together and bond as a team. A well-organised Christmas party allows you to bond, celebrate all your achievements, reward each team and build that all-important team spirit ahead of the year to come.
From lengthy lunches to full-blown parties, here’s our pick of the best of the best Sydney Christmas party venues so you can party the night away and jingle all the way home afterwards.
1. The Grounds, Alexandria
If you’re looking for a magical Christmas atmosphere for your Christmas party, look no further! Each Christmas, The Grounds in Alexandria is traditionally decked out magnificently from top to toe in jaw-dropping Christmas decorations. With room for anywhere from 12-600 guests, this venue has packages to suit practically any budget and will leave you with epic photos to share for the year ahead. It’s also just a short drive, train, or bus ride from the city. Did we mention the food is delicious?
2. Harbour Cruise, Sydney Harbour
Sydney Christmas party venues are booking up quicker than you can say “Kris Kringle”, so why not do something totally different instead? There’s nothing like a cruise in the harbour, especially in a Sydney summer! There are plenty of cruise companies offering a day on the water, but Coast Harbour Cruises can accommodate up to 150 guests and offer plenty of all-inclusive packages. Celebrate Christmas in style with drinks, a bite to eat or even entertainment, if that’s your style, all with the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House as your backdrop.
3. The Botanica, Vaucluse
Looking for a luscious long lunch? Relax amongst the pastel hues and elegantly draped greenery with a cocktail in hand at The Botanica, for the ultimate lunch or afternoon drinks. Located in Vaucluse in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, The Botanica is a short cab ride from the city. Catering to small groups as well as larger parties, this is the ultimate elegant event space.
4. The Glenmore, The Rocks
Finding the perfect Christmas party venue in Sydney isn’t easy, but this one definitely comes close! Located smack-bang in the middle of the city, The Glenmore has it all; views, tasty food, a sun-drenched rooftop, and, best of all, a relaxed vibe.
Steeped in history, the building itself is 100 years old, making it an unquestionable icon in the city. Accommodating up to 150 people, The Glenmore has several different areas to choose from and can cater to any unique event, from an intimate dinner to a large party.
5. Newtown Hotel, Newtown
Looking for a Sydney Christmas party venue that’s a little more unique? Newtown Hotel has a super-friendly vibe, quirky interiors, and tasty yet casual bites to match. With a range of event spaces that can fit up to 158 guests including outdoor areas, you’re guaranteed to never get bored here! Newtown is a short train trip or car ride from the city, or even closer if you’re already in the area.
Which of these Sydney Christmas party venues do you prefer? Or, do you have any to add to the list? If so, let us know! Either way, Christmas is just around the corner, so get booking!
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