Best Christmas Party Venues in Sydney


There are a huge number of them, but which are the best Christmas party venues in Sydney?

Are you after an exciting, unique or sophisticated venue for your corporate Christmas party this year? With our best picks for Christmas Party Venues in Sydney, your end of year festivities will be the talk of the office for months to come – and for all the right reasons!

Christmas parties are the hot topic of the corporate world, with many businesses opting for off-beat venues or chic three-course dinners to celebrate the silly season with their clients and colleagues in style. Gone are the days of a few fairy lights on a Christmas tree in the meeting room and a cheap, tacky pizza lunch – these days, authentic and fun group building activities and lavish cocktail parties are all the rage.

A LIST’s selection of Party Venues will help you organise your Work Christmas Party more efficiently and more effectively – taking away some of the stress from what can be a massive task! Whether you’re a small team or a global corporation, the A LIST Guide’s favourite venues cater for all sizes, themes and budgets. You’ll be able to find event planners and suppliers right on our website, along with Sydney’s best venues.

Cocktail Christmas parties

Cocktails are a sophisticated way to get your colleagues and clients to mingle, and are perfect for mid-sized businesses who are after a shorter or more informal style party. Extra activities and venues can always be added onto your itinerary after the cocktail event (for those who’d prefer to keep the party going all night long!)

The Bucket List

The Bucket List in Bondi takes a laid-back approach to your Christmas party, allowing your attendees to soak in the sun and enjoy a variety of refreshing cocktails right on Bondi Beach.


With cocktail packages suiting up to 150 guests, Hacienda will make sure each and every one of them sees the beautiful Sydney Harbour. An enchanting venue located in Circular Quay, Hacienda is sure to impress.


One of Sydney’s most popular nightspots, The Ivy has become synonymous with throwing luxury events, epic parties and classy soirees. Boasting a pool and multiple levels of bars in various themes; hosting your Christmas Party at Ivy will ensure a spectacular event that all attendees will enjoy.

Marquee @ The Star

If you’re really looking to impress, look no further than Marquee at The Star Casino. With world class facilities and access to Australia’s best entertainment, this venue also features views of Sydney Harbour.

Dinner Christmas parties

After an event that is a little more formal, or perhaps needs to play doubles as a meeting and a means to celebrate the end of the year? Dinner Christmas parties are a fantastic option that allow your guests to communicate more openly, and enjoy fine cuisine over business dealings.

Bopp & Tone

Take a step back in time in the luxurious Bopp & Tone venue. Gorgeously decorated in a WWII style, Bopp & Tone has flexible spaces, banquet and dining menus. Perfect for intimate groups or events for up to 250 people.

Employees Only

A hidden bar and dining experience in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, Employees Only is for intimate teams of 30 for dining, but can host all the way up to 200 for the entire venue. With a New York style menu, Employees Only has become a world-famous name for good reason.

The Ternary

Located in Darling Harbour, The Ternary offers three different drinking and dining options, including The Grill Kitchen, The Asian Kitchen and The Wine Bar. An open style space means your guests can mingle freely whilst choosing a variety of different cuisines and refreshments.

Unique Christmas parties

Want to have your Christmas Party somewhere truly wild? Entertainment and activities all rolled into one, these unique party venues know how to have a good time.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Sydney’s Aquarium has been a family favourite since it’s opening, and now hosts events that are fun for your employees and their families. With a range of different function options, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium has something for everybody.

All Hands Brewing House

Christmas at a Brewery? We’re in! For a truly different and unique Christmas Party, All Hands Brewing House offers a delightful experience that includes tastings, tours and delicious dining options.

Choosing the right venue for your Corporate Christmas Party

Whether you’re after something low-key or a stunning red carpet event, Sydney has some of the best and most exclusive venues that are absolutely perfect for a range of Christmas parties.

A LIST can assist you to find experienced event planners and suppliers to make your Christmas party truly memorable. Your hosts will be able to create an experience for you and your team, incorporating any activities you may have into your itinerary, such as speeches, awards, cake arrivals or special performances.

A LIST Guide takes the hassle out of planning your event…so what are you waiting for?

Check out our list of unique and memorable venues, planners and suppliers today so your next function has that true WOW factor. Be sure to check in regularly to see our featured venues and special offers from leading suppliers all across Australia.

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