Manchester Christmas Parties

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... which means it's time to roll up your sleeves and get planning your seasonal shindig. Unsure where to start? No problem, as we've found some of the best places for a Christmas party in Manchester, with everything from plush dinners to quirky activities and all-inclusive events that make a lasting impression. Forget sending your list off to Santa, we've got everything you want right here.

For full festive listings, check out our Christmas Party page. 

Last updated on 3rd January 2023

Want to make your bash a traditional, sit-down affair? Our guide to Christmas dinner has it all, from beaut pubs serving classic plates with all the trimmings to yuletide-themed burgers and more.

Feeling a little naughty this festive season? Indulge thanks to these all-inclusive Christmas parties in Manchester, where Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events combine drag entertainment or buff butlers with brunch spreads and bottomless booze to boot, so you hardly have to lift a finger.

Miracle On Cross Street, the ultimate pop-up Christmas bar, is back for 2022 with the same combo of stunning interiors, decorations and themed cocktails. Not only that, but your £15 per person booking includes a drink on arrival followed by all you can eat mince pies, yum.

Dog Bowl

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Fancy some bowling? Get your competitive hats on, lace on those oh-so-snazzy shoes and perfect your strike game. Championing the late-night fun vibes, Dog Bowl has a New York-style diner to go along with their bowling lanes, so you can fill your boots on some delicious foods and then let the games begin. 

Event City is unquestionably one of the best Christmas party venues in Manchester for 2022. Spreading across 28,000 square metres, it's capable of hosting a variety of different occasions, whether it's a huge bash, a smaller gathering or something totally different, like a concert.

Gaucho Manchester

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Planning on finding a swanky Christmas party venue in Manchester? This sleek Argentinian restaurant is sure to impress. Gaucho is renowned for its succulent steaks, impressive wine selection and jaw-dropping interiors, with private dining alongside dedicated festive menus to boot.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 4th February 2023

If you're looking for something a little different come this year's Christmas party, grab a ticket to Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four. Don an orange jumpsuit, smuggle in your choice of liquor and your fellow inmates will shake you up delicious, bespoke cocktails.


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Vermilion is the ultimate all-rounder when it comes to Christmas shenanigans in the city. From 3-course menus with winter tawa vegetables and tikka kofta, to private dining options in their Maharaja Room, take Christmas away from the usual meat and veg and delve into a whole new experience this season.