‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to celebrate than by hosting a memorable Christmas party at one of London’s unique experiences? The city offers diverse, unique and exciting party ideas, from music quizzes that get everyone singing along to immersive Monopoly games and thrilling escape rooms. Here are five cool Christmas party ideas in the heart of London.
Sounds Familiar Music Quiz
The Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is guaranteed to have everyone in good spirits. With creative, fun and themed rounds, this is an experience that'll have everyone up and singing their hearts out. A variety of genres ensures there's something for everyone, including chart classics from the 0's to the current day, power ballads, indie bangers, rock anthems, guilty pleasures, mash-ups and R&B faves. The format is simple – sing and dance along with long music clips while competing to name the artist and track. For Christmas parties in London, you can choose from three options – evening events, brunch events or epic private hire experiences. Events are hosted at various locations.
Prices - Tickets for Sounds Familiar Christmas events start at £18pp. Private Hire events are also available, find out more here.
Monopoly Lifesized is a brand new event in the heart of London. Enjoy an immersive experience of the world's favourite family game on a 15m x 15m lifesized monopoly board. Choose from four lifesized boards, including Classic, Luxury, City, and Classic: Own It All. Compete against friends and family in an 80-minute immersive game that has you moving around the giant board to complete challenge rooms and buy properties. This one-of-a-kind 4D experience includes all your favourite board game elements combined with state-of-the-art technology to provide fun for all the family.
Prices - Prices start from £49pp.
Sharpen your mind this Christmas at Escape Hunt in London, Oxford Street. Working against the clock, teams complete a mission and explore the game to solve riddles and puzzles that take them on an exciting adventure. It's a great team-building exercise that develops observation, communication and critical thinking skills while ensuring a jolly good time for all. There are two packages to choose from: the Jingle Bells package lasts 1.5 hours and includes one escape room per person, a welcome drink on arrival and pre-game Christmas nibbles, while the Sleigh Bells package lasts 3 hours and includes two escape room sessions per person, a welcome drink on arrival, pre-game Christmas nibbles, a bar drink and a gift voucher for each player.
Prices - The Jingle Bells package costs £40pp, and the Sleigh Bells package costs £75pp.
Alcotraz Immersive Theatre Experience
Inspired by Hollywood film and TV, Alcotraz combines interactive theatre with a world-class cocktail experience. When you and your party step through the prison door, you’ll find yourselves in an exclusive club of bootleggers behind bars. The 'chef' will provide exciting cocktails while you experience the story and encounter prisoners, prison guards and the terrifying warden. Your task is to smuggle in liquor, overthrow the warden and ultimately break out.
Prices - Prices start from £39.99 pp.
Explore the virtual island paradise of Otherworld where you can choose from 16 unique VR experiences. Each member of your party will step into their own private, multi-sensory immersion pod that combines an advanced VR headset with cool wind, heat, and rumble effects for a truly immersive experience. Once in VR, you'll join the other party members as virtual avatars in a digital theme park, exploring another world. You'll find unforgettable experiences dotted around the island, which invites you to survive a zombie apocalypse, explore the open seas in solitude, swing from the trees and discover ancient secrets.
Prices - Session times are from 40 – 70 minutes, and prices start from £13pp.
Choosing one of these cool Christmas party ideas will ensure an event that’s remembered for years to come. Whether you sing and dance your heart out at the Sounds Familiar Music Quiz or immerse yourself in one of the interactive experiences, we hope you have a very merry time!