The holidays are rapidly approaching, and it’s time to start planning holiday gatherings and parties. When you’ve got a remote team, you have to get creative when planning a fun holiday. Get together virtually to celebrate the holidays and give thanks to your team. Try one of these virtual party ideas to create a fun get-together that is sure to bring your team closer together for the holidays.
Host a virtual trivia night with a festive theme. Use trivia software and create a lineup of holiday questions for your team to work together or individually to guess.
Virtual Escape Rooms
Virtual escape rooms are a great creative way to bring your team together to solve intricate puzzles. This activity is a great team builder, Moonshot, a virtual collaborative escape room for teams big or small (Up to 100)!
Nothing brings a team together like a good karaoke night. Sing, laugh, and enjoy a festive virtual karaoke night and let your team relax and get to know each other better!
Many paint party hosts help you organize virtual painting parties. They’ll send supplies and direct your team to paint a classic holiday image your team will have a blast painting.
Wreath Making Party
Get creative with your team and host a festive craft night, and build a holiday wreath together.
Festive Cocktail Hour
Instead of meeting a favorite local restaurant for happy hour, send your team a gift card for their favorite drink and host a casual holiday cocktail hour. Have them dress in their favorite festive attire and enjoy!
Gingerbread House Contest
Host a gingerbread-making contest. Send your team the supplies needed for a gingerbread house (the basics) but allow them creative freedom. Get together on-screen, build and vote!
Send your team a care package with a grocery gift card and recipe. Get everyone together for a cooking party and enjoy a meal made together.
Ugly Sweater Party
Host a casual holiday party encourage your team to dress in their best ugly sweater. Arrange a way to vote and a prize for the person wearing the ugliest sweater.
Pick a collaborative game like charades or Pictionary and play together as individuals for fun or split people up into teams for a more competitive game night
Virtual Holiday Movie Night
Have the team vote on a holiday favorite and send them a movie care package with popcorn, treats, and the movie. Sit as a team and laugh and enjoy the holiday classic together as if you were all together!
Virtual Secret Santa
Arrange a secret Santa and have everyone mail gifts before the virtual party. Have the team open them on camera, show off their presents, and maybe make an effort to guess who their Santa was.
Host a virtual dinner party by sending the team a catered meal or a meal through uber eats.
Holiday Talent Show
Host a virtual talent show and give volunteers 3 minutes to showcase their talents.
Christmas Tree Tours
Have your holiday party center around sharing holiday traditions and showing off house décor.
Virtual holiday parties are an excellent way to get creative and celebrate the holidays with your team. With these virtual holiday-themed parties, your team can share special connections and reflect on everything accomplished over the year.