Best Sydney Christmas Party Venues for 2024

POSTED ON Jul 20, 2024

Need to book your Christmas party? We’ve done the leg work for you. Sit back and choose from our top picks of Sydney Christmas Party venues for 2024.

  1. Manly Yacht Club
  2. Kingsleys Woolloomooloo
  3. The Rooftop Sydney
  4. Parkroyal Darling Harbour
  5. The Royal Exchange of Sydney
  6. Ploós Restaurant
  7. Bungalow 8 and The Loft
  8. Orso Bayside
  9. The Rook

1. Manly Yacht Club

A Christmas Function to Remember

Kick back with your colleagues and soak up the spectacular harbour views at Manly Yacht Club this Chrissy season. Options include:

  • Waterfront buffet lunch and afternoon drinks
  • Sunset cocktail party with dancing into the night
  • Team Kayaking & BBQ lunch on the huge covered balcony

This unique venue gives you the flexibility to use any caterer or cater yourself. The venue also offers BYO alcohol and drinks to stock the bar with no corkage fees! Suited to both seated and cocktail style functions and situated within a convenient 5-minute walk from Manly Wharf.

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Waterfront Sydney Christmas Parties

2. Kingsleys Woolloomooloo

Waterfront Festivities

Kingsleys Woolloomooloo offers classic Australian dining with premium local steak and seafood. Enjoy a relaxed yet sophisticated Christmas celebration with spectacular harbour and city views from Sydney’s iconic Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf.

Located on the stunning Sydney Harbour waterfront, Kingsleys is a favourite for festive functions and corporate dinners. Reserve the entire outdoor terrace for large seated or cocktail-style events, accommodating 130 standing or 100 seated guests. The entire venue, inside and out, is also available for exclusive use, making it the perfect spot for your Christmas party.

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3. The Rooftop Sydney

Sunset Views over Darling Harbour

Impress your guests or clients at The Rooftop Sydney with a glass frontage that ensures perfect sunset views over Darling Harbour. The retractable roof allows the alfresco area to convert to a fully enclosed room ensuring it’s the perfect space to celebrate any time of year. 

The Rooftop can host exclusive cocktail events for up to 300 guests.

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Darling Harbour Xmas

4. Parkroyal Darling Harbour

End of Year Awards and Acknowledgements

Looking to close off the year with a bit of a presentation, some awards and a more formal order of proceedings? The Blackwattle Room at Parkroyal Darling Harbour is a pillarless ballroom that can also be divided into 3 sections, suiting sit-down events between 40 and 150 guests. Bonus: their pre-function space is filled with light and boasts Darling Harbour views.

The professional event planning team will take care of the details and work with you to deliver a winning menu and event. Parkroyal have the latest in AV technology, including integrated sound systems, three drop-down high definition projectors, as well as that all-important on-site technical support.

Just a 2 minute walk from Town Hall station and a short walk from the CBD, Parkroyal will tick a lot of boxes for your end of year event, including quality, convenience and great service.

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5. The Royal Exchange of Sydney

Top Christmas Party Venue

After a long year of office grind, what better way to celebrate tham at this historic Sydney CBD event space. Offering a sophisticated space with flexible floor plans; The Royal Exchange of Sydney cater for intimate team dinners up to large seated Christmas feasts and cocktail style parties.

The Royal Exchange of Sydney boasts a grand dining room, a private dining room, a bar and outdoor courtyard. Head chef Robert Doll has worked in some of the world’s best restaurants and offers a menu of elegant dishes celebrating French and British cuisine.  Canape packages start at $35pp and go up to $120pp for the complete premium selection. Seated menus start at $80pp and drinks packages from $45pp for 2 hours. There is also an option to hire the venue and bring in your own caterers. Total maximum standing capacity is 200 guests.

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Christmas Functions

6. Ploós

Distinguished Celebrations In The Rocks

Compliment the festive spirit with enchanting views of Sydney Harbour and the iconic Opera House at Ploós. With indoor and outdoor function spaces to choose from, all with million dollar views, this distinguished setting can be enjoyed by a small team or the entire company.

The set menus will take you on a delightful journey of South Aegean cuisine accompanied by a thoughtfully curated selection of wines and beverages.

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7. Bungalow 8 and The Loft

Darling Harbour Chrissy Functions

Settle into the beachside vibes of Bungalow 8. This flexible venue offers iconic views across Darling Harbour, blending indoor and outdoor spaces. Your crew can relax on comfy couches or high-tops and enjoy one of Sydney’s top cocktail party venues. Bungalow 8 can accommodate up to 1200 guests cocktail style or 450 seated when combined with the neighbouring function room, ideal for large Christmas events.

For a waterfront cocktail experience, head upstairs to The Loft. This space also offers stunning harbour views, combining the best of both indoor and outdoor areas. The large cocktail bar lights up as the night progresses, easily accessible from all areas of the room. Celebrate Christmas in style at The Loft and Bungalow 8!

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Darling Harbour Xmas Party Venue

8. Orso Bayside

Panoramic Harbour Views

Make it easy to host a great Christmas party and knock the socks off your team this season. Whether you want drinks and canapes or a sit down dinner, large or small, Orso can be configured to suit every event.

Reward your staff with the idyllic panoramic views, a fairy light canopy and a private deck with fold-back glass doors opening onto Sydney’s Middle Harbour. The contemporary and elegantly appointed venue enjoys scenery and sailing boats during the day and a spectacular outlook once the sun goes down when the lights shine on the water.

And when it comes to nourishment, you won’t be disappointed, Orso are known for their high standard of catering, attention to detail and helpful events staff. Book in now before it’s too late.

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Christmas Parties in Sydney

9. The Rook

Hidden Sydney Gem

The Rook is one of Sydney’s top rooftop spots, perfect for a festive Christmas party. Tucked away above the busy York Street, this hidden gem is famous for its delicious bar food, tasty cocktails, and unique liquors.

Celebrate the holiday season with stunning skyline views through the retractable rooftop. Whether you’re planning an intimate seated dinner for 70 or a lively standing event for 120, The Rook offers the ideal indoor/outdoor space to enjoy Christmas cheer right in the heart of the city.

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Christmas Parties in Sydney

Not found what you were looking for? Wasn’t able to book? That’s OK, because we have many more fantastic Sydney venues to choose from. Hop over to our venue hire Sydney page for more great options this coming festive season.