Best Venues for Christmas Parties in Manchester

Published on July 11, 2024

Office Christmas parties are often the most anticipated event on the work calendar. It’s a great opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, enjoy some festive drinks, and perhaps even dance the night away.

This year, why not make your Christmas party extraordinary by hosting it in one of Manchester’s best venues? The city boasts a diverse selection of unique venues that promise to make your celebration truly special and memorable. Download our FREE Manchester venue guide today.

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Our top 5 Christmas party planning tips

  1. Start Planning Now:
    Start planning now, believe it or not venues begin to book up from July (yes July)! To secure your perfect event venue we suggest starting your planning early, get in touch today and we can help you find the perfect space for your 2024 party.
  2. Set The Budget Early:
    Set the budget for your Christmas party as soon as possible, once you know the allocated budget you are able to begin planning effectively. We suggest working out your budget per person to help you gain a better understanding of what you can potentially receive as a package.
  3. Consider Venue Requirements:
    When selecting your venue be mindful of accessibility, location, your staff’s preferences and the size of the space. If you are wanting entertainment (e.g. a band or DJ) you need to consider the space the equipment will take and space for a dancefloor.
  4. Cater to all Preferences:
    When confirming your package with your venue it is important to ensure that all are catered for in regards to dietary and food/ drink preferences to ensure the event is inclusive.
  5. Plan the Event Pace:
    The pace of your event is important, don’t overload guests right at the start, think about timings particularly for any entertainment. You want the evening to flow and having sections of the evening separated keeps guests more engaged.

Why should I work with Corporate Away Day?

Corporate Away Day offers bespoke event planning services, with our event sales specialists working alongside you to build the perfect event for your team or clients. Gone are the days of frantic venue sourcing and endless spreadsheets for those tasked with planning corporate events.

Benefits of working with us?

Free service:
Our service is free to use, with no catch and no obligation.

Time-saving and convenient:
We offer easy venue and activity searches with instant availability.

Variety and inspiration:
We provide curated options to fit all needs and budgets.

Focus on experience:
We seamlessly match venues and activities to you.

How we work:

Step 1: Tell us about your event
Submit your enquiry through our website, this takes two minutes and gives us the details we need to shortlist appropriate venues. You can also email us at: and our team will be in touch.

Step 2: Receive your proposals
Our team of event sales specialists will send over a shortlist of venues within 48 hours which is tailored to the need and requirements of the event.

Step 3: Discuss options
Once you have received your shortlist and confirmed the venues you are interested in we will provide full quotes. We can also arrange viewings and site visits as required.

Step 4: Confirm your event
Once you are happy with your venue, we will connect you directly with the events team, where you can confirm and pay the venue directly. Don’t worry though, we will still be on hand to help with anything else such as entertainment and photography suppliers.

Need help planning your next event? Reach out to the team today:

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