Amazing Virtual Holiday Party Ideas You’ll Love

With the holiday season approaching, you may be racking your brain for virtual holiday party ideas. The COVID-19 pandemic has made virtual parties on Zoom or Skype a popular trend, but they offer more benefits than ensuring social distancing. Virtual events allow anyone to attend, no matter where in the world they live, connecting you with those you wouldn’t usually see during the holidays.

Whether you’re planning a work event or a party for friends and family, these virtual holiday party ideas are guaranteed to be a hit.

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Virtual Holiday Theme Party Ideas

A fun theme is a great way to get people excited for a virtual party. Given that it’s a holiday event, you’ll likely want to keep your theme in line with Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Consider these virtual holiday party ideas for work or among friends.

Ugly Sweater Virtual Party

Encourage guests to dress in their holiday worst and hold a contest for the best ugly sweaters.

Whoville Virtual Party

Everyone has seen one version of the Grinch or another, so a Whoville theme will undoubtedly get guests excited about your event.

Christmas in July

Bring the laid-back beach vibe of a summer resort vacation to your virtual holiday party with Hawaiian shirts, fruity cocktails, and tiki décor.

Characters of Christmas

Urge your virtual party guests to dress as their favorite Christmas characters like Scrooge, Buddy the Elf, Marv from Home Alone, or anyone else they can think of.

Roaring 20s New Year’s Eve

Ring in the New Year with flapper dresses and bowler hats, giving guests a theme they won’t soon forget.

Virtual Holiday Party Food Ideas

Incorporating food into your virtual holiday party is a great way to entertain guests. While a traditional event would have a buffet or hors d’oeuvres, a virtual party requires more creativity. Consider these virtual holiday party ideas for kids and adults revolving around food.

Hot Chocolate and Smores 

Send your guests the ingredients to make their smores and hot chocolate to enjoy during the party.

Decorate a Gingerbread House

Encourage your guests to get creative and decorate their own gingerbread house or cookies. Make things interesting by holding a contest offering prizes to the best ones.

Pick a Recipe

Select a recipe for a meal or dessert for your guests to make together and enjoy during your virtual party.

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Virtual Holiday Party Games Ideas

Every virtual party requires some form of amusement to keep guests entertained. These virtual company holiday party ideas are a great way to throw an event everyone will enjoy.

Talent Show

Everyone has one talent or another. Asking guests to show off their talents during your virtual party is a great way to keep people entertained while encouraging people to get to know each other better.

Secret Santa

Get in the holiday spirit with a classic gift exchange. Guests can ship guests directly to each other and open them together during the virtual events.

Holiday Trivia

Test your guest’s holiday knowledge with trivia questions based on Christmas movies, television episodes, songs, traditions, and more.

Virtual Party Gift Ideas and Holiday Greeting Cards

What’s a holiday party without gifts or greeting cards? When considering virtual holiday party ideas, consider adding these gift ideas.

The Gift of Entertainment

Hire a virtual DJ/MC or comedian to get the party started.

Gifting a Virtual Activity

Send your virtual party guests everything they need to participate in an online paint ‘n’ sip, a baking competition, making handmade greeting cards, and more.


Give the gift of a holiday cocktail this year and ensure your guests a festive time at your virtual party.

Virtual Holiday Party Photo Booth

Want to capture the memories of your virtual holiday event? Add a photo booth to your list of virtual office holiday party ideas. Orion Entertainment offers virtual photo booths ideal for your holiday party.

The photo booth uses the camera linked to each guest’s device to capture precious moments throughout the party. You can then add stickers, a customized event frame, and more.

Hire a Virtual Event DJ for a Virtual Holiday Party!

Enhance your virtual holiday party ideas by adding a virtual DJ. Orion Entertainment offers tailored services suitable for any special event or party with customized graphics, screen messages, and song requests. They can help you transform your virtual event into a dance party your guests will be raving about for years!

Call us now to get a free quote on our virtual DJ services!


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