This Ultimate Christmas Game Round-Up features a fabulous list of tried-and-true Christmas games!
While there are hundreds of Christmas games and icebreakers online, there’s
no need to spend hours searching and sifting through lengthy game lists.
I’ve hand-picked each one of these games just for you!
I have personally played and tested every single game.
They’ve been a hit with women’s ministry groups, Bible study groups, small groups, youth groups, and even with my family.
Each one will encourage your guests to
connect and laugh with one another as you celebrate the real reason for the season. You’re certain to find a Christmas game or two in the list below that is perfect for your group!
Every game is free and includes detailed directions and free printables.
Just scroll through the list below and then click the button to view the post, directions, and any printables.
Christmas Light Scavenger Hunts can be a fun way to fellowship with the women in your Bible study, Small Group, Women’s Ministry Team, and church.
Seeking the Savior in the lights you seek keeps the focus on the reason for the season. Free printable included.
Participants in this game will have two tasks to accomplish. First, they’ll have to figure out what Christmas person, song, or thing has been taped to their back. Then they’ll have to find their other half somewhere else in the room.
Includes 3 free printable sets of cards: Christmas movie couples, Christmas symbols, and Christmas songs.
This original left-right story is perfect for distributing gifts and door prizes. Mama Wright and Suzie Wright who are running late for the big Christmas brunch at church.
Your women will laugh as they scramble to keep up with your emcee!
These Christmas icebreaker questions will spark some great Christmas-centered conversation among the members of your group.
Includes free printable questions and 7 creative ways to use them!
This fun, quick game involves the entire group! Participants must decide which of two Christmas traditions, items, items or activities they prefer.
Is your group more the “Elf” crowd or “It’s a Wonderful Life”? Are they mostly hot chocolate or eggnog drinkers?
These cards will help to further build relationships and connections within your group(s) as they share stories and reminisce about favorite Christmas activities.
Includes a free printable and 10 creative ways to use them!
This gift wrapping game comes with a twist! Only after participants have been given all of the wrapping supplies it is revealed that they will be wrapping one of their team members!
You'll want to get photos of this one!
This game is bound to bring about laughter and fun as your group scrambles to locate Christmas songs, Christmas-related photos, texts with Christmas lists, and more on their phones.
This game can also be played in teams of two or more. In teams of two, one can record while the other search their phone.
This game invites group members to connect through shared experiences and personal preferences. Participants will need to find another person in the room who's: Favorite Christmas Carol is “O Holy Night”; Has re-gifted a Christmas present; Plans to attend a Christmas Eve Candlelight service; Has a live Christmas tree, etc.
Includes free printable worksheet and detailed instructions.
This game is
great for groups of any size and can be used over and over again. It’s never the same game twice!
Participants will take a turn rolling a die to determine which Christmas-themed questions they need to answer. Includes free printable.
What happens when you take charades and cross it with Pictionary? You get a brand new game – one I’ve named “Dract”.
A great game for groups, participants never know if they'll have to draw or act out the clue!
Includes a free printable set of Christmas playing cards.
This fast-paced, laughter-filled game is the most popular Christmas game on my site! You've got to try it!
Participants respond to 20 Christmas questions by passing candy based on their answers. Things like: Do you own a Christmas sweater? Have you ever peeked at your Christmas presents?
A quick and easy game, participants answer questions that range from funny to serious.
If you could sing a Christmas duet with anyone, what song would you choose and with whom would you sing? If you could have a Christmas miracle, what would you ask for? If you had to describe yourself as a Christmas carol, which would you choose and why?
Includes free printable cards.
Based on the Christmas story in Luke 1 and 2, this game requires participants to pass gifts or door prizes to the left and right as the story dictates.
It's perfect for an ornament exchange or a $5 gift exchange!
This game is great for groups of all sizes.
Guests have to complete activities as they unwrap layers of wrapping paper in search of the prize. Includes free printable activity cards.
Wildly popular at Christmas parties, the saran wrap game post includes rules and detailed instructions for assembling a saran wrap ball.
This fun and silly game always results in lots of laughter! Grab some paper plates and pens and you're ready to go!
The host gives a series of instructions for the players to draw on their paper plates (that are on their heads) without looking. Post includes detailed instructions.
A clean, fun Christmas version of “Would You Rather” questions. Includes free printable. Great for big and small groups.
Would you rather decorate 4 dozen gingerbread men or dip 10 dozen chocolate truffles? Would you rather listen to the entire Handel’s Messiah or watch The Christmas Story four times in a row?
Don’t those all sound fun?!
It’s hard for me to pick a favorite, I enjoy every single one!
I hope you’ve discovered a new game or two to add to your Christmas party, fellowship, or small group holiday celebration!
Completed updated and revamped from the original post published July 30, 2013.