Your Guide To Adelaide's Best Christmas Parties • Glam Adelaide

Your Guide To Adelaide’s Best Christmas Parties

Planning a work Christmas do? Catching up with friends for a festive get-together? Here’s a stack of great options happening across Adelaide this year!


Whether you’re planning your work Christmas do, want to catch up with friends for a festive get together, or just want to celebrate and make some new friends, there’s a stack of great Chrissy party options happening across Adelaide this year.

Ayers House Christmas Parties

Live Band | Four-Course Menu | 4.5 Hour Drinks Package

The front lawn of Ayers House will be transformed into one of Adelaide’s hottest Christmas events — The Ayers House Dancing On The Lawn Christmas Party!

Dance the night away to Ayers House resident party band, Wild Side, while enjoying a sumptuous four-course menu and a 4 ½ hour all-inclusive premium drinks package. Read more here.

WHEN: 7:30pm on November 29th, November 30th, December 6th, December 13th, and December 14th.

$129 pp | Bookings for 10 to 300 | With early bird bookings of 100 people or more $5 off per person.

Booking details and more info here.

Santa’s Christmas Cracker, Adelaide Convention Centre

Live Entertainment From Hans | Three-Course Dinner | 5 Hour Drinks Package

Adelaide’s biggest annual corporate Christmas party, Santa’s Christmas Cracker, has been a festive tradition for more than two decades, providing the perfect setting for work and social club Christmas celebrations alike.

The dinner, drinks and entertainment package is available on both the 13th and 14th of December. And you’ll also enjoy live entertainment by Adelaide’s own Hans!

WHEN: 7:30pm on December 13th ($135pp) and 14th ($145pp).

More details here | Make your bookings here.

Shut The Gate Winery

Party Among Vineyards | Four-Course South American Inspired Meal

For $65pp, you will enjoy four courses courtesy of Auburn Smoke House Catering (ASH), who provide vibrant flavours in street food style from the Deep South, South American and Mexico.

Drinks are charged on consumption and will include a range of five star Shut The Gate Wines pours, plus local beers, ciders, and soft drinks.

WHEN: Lunch on December 5th, 6th, and 12th | Dinner on December 13th and 14th.

Read more here | Bookings made via 8843 4114 or email [email protected].

Hotel Grand Chancellor’s Christmas Shows

70’s & 80’s Live Music | Buffet Christmas Dinner | 4.5 Hour Drinks Package

Every year, Hotel Grand Chancellor offers a range of great Christmas events, with some of the city’s best party bands!

One option is to get funky this Christmas Season with Chunky Custard. Chunky Custard specialises in 70’s and 80’s music with special guest characters and an unmatched stage show, which makes the group Australia’s most sought-after Party Show Band on the circuit.

The Cast Christmas Show, and Jungle Jooce are also on the line up for these great Christmas events.

With entertainment more than sorted, you can sit back and enjoy an amazing buffet Christmas dinner, plus a 4.5 hour beverage package.

WHEN (take your pick of the dates and bands below):

Make your bookings through the Facebook events linked above!

The Arkaba Christmas Dinner & Dance ft. The Incredibles

Dance To A Live Band | Three-Course Meal | 3 Hour Drinks Package | Dress To Impress

Get the whole crew together for the Arkaba Christmas Dinner & Dance! Jingle all the way with Adelaide party band, The Incredibles, playing the best party music from all eras, along with some of your rockin’ Christmas classics.

WHEN (a number of dates available, doors opening at 7pm):

Make your bookings through the Facebook events linked above or call Arkaba reception on 8338 1100.

Oar Christmas Party

Lakeside Views | Live Band & DJ | Live Chef Stations | 5 Hour Drinks Package

Eat, drink, and dance the night away at Oar’s gorgeous lakefront venue. Not only will there be live music for you to groove to, but you’ll get to tuck into a premium selection of canapés and an a bunch of amazing live chef stations — a seafood ice bar, wagyu burger bar, paella, and taco truck.

And as if you’re not spoiled for choice already, theres’ a five hour drinks package in it for you too!

WHEN: 6:30pm on December, 20th

Corporate and group bookings are $110pp and general admission tickets are $125pp (so get your friends together!). Grab your tickets here.

Ayer House Christmas Day Lunch

Central Location | Four-Courses | 3.5 Hour Drinks Package

Tickets to this event grant you access to a truly unforgettable celebration at the beautiful and historic Ayres House. Opening the doors to the Conservatory, you can expect four lavish courses of quality dishes.

The 3.5 hour drinks package includes premium wines from the Adelaide Hills and Barossa Valley. A selection of brews which include Hahn Premium, Vale Ale, Corona & Adelaide Hills Cider.

WHEN: December 25th | Seatings at 11:30pm, 12pm, and 12:30pm.

$195 pp | Booking details and more information here.

Christmas Day Lunch At The Feathers Hotel

Four-Course Menu | Two Seating Times | Limited Seats

The Feathers Hotel is taking the hassle out of prepping a big family meal with their Christmas Day Lunch.

Including a choice of seafood, duck, traditional turkey, pavlova — and not to mention Christmas pudding — the four-course menu seats at 12pm or 12:30pm. Sit amongst the beautifully crafted Greenhouse and pop the Champagne!

WHEN: December 25th

$155 pp (kids under 18 are $80) | Limited seats | Booking details and more information here.

Christmas Day Lunch At The Arkaba Hotel

Three-Course Christmas Menu | Christmas Roast & Seafood Buffet | 3 Hour Drinks Package

The Arkaba Hotel is also putting on a Christmas Day lunch — so leave all the work to them, kick back, and enjoy a Christmas feast cooked up for you.

You have a choice between a three-course Christmas menu in the Bistro for $110pp OR a Christmas roast and seafood buffet in the Top Room for $130pp. It’s also $70pp for children 12 to 17 years, $35pp 4 to 11 years, and free for 3 years old and under.

WHEN: 12pm on December 25th

More info and menu details here | Grab your tickets here.

Out In The Paddock Christmas Extravaganza

Intimate Candlelit Dinner | Chyka Keebaugh Speaking

Australia’s favourite homemaker, Chyka Keebaugh, is teaming up with Out In The Paddock for the ultimate Christmas dinner experience and celebration.

Guests will be greeted in the Grand Foyer to cocktails, champagne, and canapes, then enter the Great Hall for an iconic Out in The Paddock dinner and dessert. This will be followed by an inspiring conversation with Chyka and Ray, talking all things Christmas, entertaining, events and business, hosted by Chris Kontos.

WHEN: 7pm on December 7th

Tickets are available for $190pp | Get yours here.

Hotel Richmond

Whilst the Hotel Richmond isn’t throwing an actual Christmas party, you can book a private function room, a table at restaurant or reserve an area of the lounge bar for your own staff Christmas function.

This could just be the fabulous option you need if you’re looking to throw an event yourself!

Find out more here.

So, go forth and be merry!

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