Company Christmas Party – The Ultimate Guide

Company Christmas Party with Find a Venue

It's never to early to start planning the annual Company Christmas Party. These events are an excellent opportunity for businesses to show their employees appreciation and celebrate the year's achievements. However, organising a large-scale corporate event can be a daunting task, and finding the perfect venue and entertainment can be overwhelming. This is where Find a Venue comes in, offering not only the top venue-finding service in Ireland but also a full entertainment service, making them the go-to service for Company Christmas Parties.

Find a Venue boasts an extensive directory of venues across Ireland, from traditional ballrooms to unique and unusual spaces, ensuring that there is a venue to suit every need and budget.   Find a Venue offers a hassle-free booking service and the best part is our service is FREE, yes, no catches or red tape, the venues pay us to bring them the business.

In addition to their top-class venue-finding service, Find a Venue also offers a full entertainment service, giving you access to the best entertainment artists in Ireland. From live bands to DJs, magicians, and comedians, we have a vast selection of performers to choose from, ensuring that your Company Christmas Party is a memorable and enjoyable experience for everyone.

One of the standout features of Find a Venues entertainment service is our bespoke entertainment packages. We will work with you to create a personalised entertainment package tailored to your company's needs and preferences. Whether you are looking for a high-energy dance band or a sophisticated jazz trio, we will find the perfect entertainment to suit your event's style and atmosphere.

Find a Venues expertise in organising gala dinners and large corporate events is unparalleled. Our team boasts a wealth of experience in planning and executing high-end corporate events, and our attention to detail and professionalism ensures that your event runs smoothly from start to finish. Our team will work closely with you throughout the planning process, ensuring that every aspect of your event is taken care of, from venue selection to entertainment, catering, and décor we have you covered.  When it comes to Company Christmas Parties there is no one does it better.

Choosing the Right Venue

Before you start looking for a venue, consider your budget, guest list, and desired atmosphere. Ask yourself what type of event you want to have – do you want a formal sit-down dinner or a casual cocktail party? Do you want a large or intimate venue? Once you have a clear idea of what you want, it will be easier to narrow down your search.

Popular Types of Venues with reasons why they could be the ideal choice for your Company Christmas Party.


Hotel Venues

  • Accommodation: Hotels offer on-site accommodation, which is ideal if you have guests traveling from out of town. It also means that you and your guests can stay the night and not have to worry about transportation after the event.
  • Space: The Hotels we deal with at Find a Venue typically have large event spaces capable of accommodating large numbers of guests and an excellent choice for events such as Gala Dinners. This is especially useful if you have a big company or plan to invite clients or partners to the event.
  • Catering: All our hotels boast in-house catering services that can provide a range of menu options to suit your needs. This is convenient as it saves you time and effort in sourcing an external caterer.
  • Décor: Many hotels have a dedicated events team that can help you with the decorations for your event. They can also provide audio-visual equipment and lighting to create the perfect atmosphere for your Christmas Party.
  • Service: Hotels have trained and professional staff who are experienced in event planning and hospitality. This ensures that your event runs smoothly, and your guests are well looked after.
  • Location: Many of our fantastic Hotels are in central areas, making them easily accessible for guests. They are also close to public transportation links, which is useful for guests who may not have their own transport.

Overall, hosting a Company Christmas party in any of our magnificent hotels will provide a convenient and stress-free option for event planning. With their range of services and experienced staff, our hotels will create a memorable and enjoyable experience for all involved.

Note: Bespoke packages are available through Find a Venue for those seeking to combine overnight stays and other add Ons with their event.


Restaurant Venues

  • Food and drink: Our Restaurants are renowned for their food and drink offerings. By choosing a restaurant for your Christmas party, you can be sure that your guests will be treated to a high-quality dining experience. Our restaurants also offer a fantastic range of drinks, including the best of craft and exquisite cocktails, which can add to the festive atmosphere.
  • Atmosphere: Our Restaurants often have a warm and inviting atmosphere that can be perfect for a Christmas party. With festive decorations and music, the restaurant can help create a merry and cheerful environment for your guests.
  • Group bookings: Find a Venue boasts a magnificent range of restaurants offering group booking options, which means that you can reserve a space for your Christmas party in advance. This ensures that your party will have a designated area and that the restaurant staff will be prepared to accommodate your group.
  • Easy planning: By choosing a restaurant for your Christmas party, you can avoid many of the logistical issues that come with hosting an event. The restaurant staff will take care of the setup, catering, and clean-up, leaving you free to enjoy the party.
  • Cost-effective: Restaurants can offer a cost-effective option for company Christmas parties, as you do not have to worry about renting an event space or hiring external caterers. Our list of restaurants all offers set menu options or package deals, which can help you stay within your budget.
  • Many of our listed restaurants boast private rooms. The exclusive setting of a private room in a restaurant can create a more intimate and memorable experience for your guests, making it a perfect option for a more formal or upscale Christmas party.
  • Convenient location: Our Restaurants are in central areas, making them easily accessible for your guests. This is especially useful if you have guests traveling from various parts of town.
  • Pending availability, all our restaurant venues offer the option of "Exclusive Takeovers” with a minimum spend.

Overall, our restaurants can offer a convenient and cost-effective option for hosting a company Christmas party. With their high-quality food and drink offerings, warm atmosphere, and group booking options, they can help create a memorable and enjoyable experience for all involved.


Elite Bar Venues

  • Convenient location: Our superb range of Bars are all located in convenient places, such as in the city center or near public transport links, making it easy for employees to get there without too much hassle.
  • Atmosphere: Our Bars are renowned for their electric atmosphere perfectly suited for the most discerning Company Christmas Parties. They are typically decorated for the festive season, which can add to the holiday spirit.
  • Food and drink options: Our list of Bars boasts a wide range of food and drink options to choose from, including festive cocktails and seasonal dishes. All our venues take pride in catering for a variety of dietary requirements and preferences, making it a more inclusive option.
  • Cost-effective: Compared to hosting a party at a restaurant or event space, hosting a party at any of our bars can be a more cost-effective option. Many of our elite venues offer packages for large groups or can create a custom package to suit the needs of the company.
  • Many of our listed bars boast fantastic private rooms. These spaces offer a more intimate and exclusive setting, allowing for a more personalized and memorable experience for your guests.
  • Entertainment options: Together with Find a Venue our Bars can facilitate the absolute best in entertainment options, such as live music and entertainers, which adds to the festive atmosphere.
  • Time flexibility: Our list of elite Bars all come with the flexibility of extended hours, so employees can stay if they like, which is be a great option for those who want to continue the celebration after the party.
  • Pending availability, all our Elite Bar venues offer the option of "Exclusive Takeovers” with a minimum spend for part or all the venue.

Overall, our range of Elite bars are an excellent choice for Company Christmas Parties due to their convenient location, festive atmosphere, food and drink options, cost-effectiveness, entertainment options, and time flexibility.


Unique Venues

  • Event Spaces: Event spaces, such as banquet halls, ballrooms, and function rooms, are popular for Christmas parties due to their spaciousness and flexibility. These venues often provide a blank canvas, allowing you to create a customized atmosphere with your own decorations and entertainment. Event spaces can also offer a variety of catering options, allowing you to create a menu that suits your guests' tastes. These event spaces are a popular choice for those looking for something different with a touch of class.
  • Historic Buildings: Historic buildings, such as castles, manors, and museums, are a unique and memorable choice for Christmas parties. These venues offer a sense of grandeur and elegance, creating a sophisticated atmosphere for your guests. Many historic buildings are decorated with holiday-themed decorations, adding to the festive atmosphere. These venues can also provide a range of catering options, making it easy to plan a formal sit-down dinner.

Note: Bespoke packages are available through Find a Venue for those seeking to combine overnight stays and other add Ons with their event.


Entertainment Options

Once you have chosen your venue, it is time to consider the entertainment options. Here are some popular choices for Christmas parties:

  • Holiday Carollers: Nothing gets people in the holiday spirit like a group of carollers singing classic Christmas tunes.
  • Magician: Hire a magician to perform holiday-themed magic tricks and illusions. This can be a fantastic way to engage and entertain your guests.
  • Comedian: A comedian can provide laughs and entertainment for your party. Consider hiring a comedian who specializes in holiday humour.
  • Live Band: A live band can provide great music and entertainment for your party. Look for a band that plays a mix of holiday classics and popular songs.
  • DJ: A good DJ can keep the party going all night long with a mix of holiday music and dance hits.
  • Impersonator: Hire an impersonator to perform as your favourite holiday characters, such as Santa Claus or Frosty the Snowman.
  • Dance Group: A dance group can provide high-energy entertainment for your party. Look for a group that specializes in holiday-themed dances or can perform a variety of dance styles.
  • Acapella Group: Hire an acapella group to perform holiday classics without any instruments. This can be a wonderful way to add a unique and memorable element to your party.
  • Magician/Illusionist: You can also hire a magician/illusionist who specializes in close-up magic and can mingle with your guests, performing tricks and illusions up close.
  • Circus Performers: Consider hiring circus performers such as aerialists, jugglers, and fire breathers who can perform holiday-themed acts for your guests.

Keep in mind that the cost of entertainment for artists can vary widely depending on their experience and popularity, so it is important to plan your budget accordingly. Also, make sure to book your entertainment early to ensure their availability for your event.


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