Are you looking for some family-friendly board games to play over Christmas, but don’t want to play the usual games? Well, I have good news because I have found ten Christmas themed board games that should inject some much needed festive cheer into your socially distanced festive get-together. Some are spins on classic games and others are games you should only play at Christmas, but they are all fun and all for sale right now…
Limited Edition Monopoly Christmas Edition
The festive season will be much better with this very special Christmas Edition of the classic board game Monopoly! Play as one of six festive tokens, including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, a snowman, and of course Santa himself. Travel around the board collecting your favourite things from Santa and his reindeer to a full festive feast, no stocking would be complete with this family favourite.
Don’t Get Got: A Christmas Party Game
I have never heard of ‘Don’t Get Got’ before, but apparently, it is one of the more popular card games. While there’s no real ‘board’ involved it is one of those games that is so much fun it won’t matter. All the cards of a Christmasy theme to them so you are sure to have some serious festive fun.
The Best of Christmas Game (The Logo Board Game)
Do you know a lot of different Logos and corporate slogans? Why not test your knowledge of Christmas themed snacks and funny little crackers jokes. As you are testing your Christmas knowledge you get to climb up and decorate your side of the Christmas Tree. Will you be the first one to put the star on top of the tree?
Santa Banter Party Game
Put on your Christmas jumper and get ready to rhyme your brand new socks off in this crazy family-friendly Christmas party game. This is the only Christmas game where you can watch your drunk uncle attempt to act out “Ol’ Saint Nick is throwing a brick”. In fact, there are 180 festive rhymes to act out for maximum laughs.
Ticket to Ride: Nordic Countries
The Ticket to Ride series of board games are always hugely popular, but this one based around Nordic Countries like Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland is sure to put people in a festive mood with snow as far as the eye can see, but not so much festive joy that it makes you feel ill.
Home Alone Board Game
It seems like every single year the Home Alone movie is on TV and dare I say it is a bit of a cult classic. This family-friendly board game delivers the same classic feel. With booby traps, bad guys and a load of valuables to try and steal in order to score loot points.
Letters to Santa
While I have not heard of this before Letters to Santa is a festive edition of the classic game of ‘Love Letter’ which is a simple card game that is easy to get into and filled with Christmas wishes brought by the big guy himself. The closer you get the letter to Santa, the more likely you are to win!
Christmas Eve The Board Game
You don’t just have to play this game on Christmas Eve, you can always play it any day you want. You can play as a team or against each other as the game features a mix of traditional card games and card challenges, all with a beautiful festive theme.
Patchwork: Christmas Edition
With so many pieces of cloth and patches lying around, you can hardly find time to make a beautiful and turn them into a Christmas-themed quilt! This game requires significant effort and time plus a steady supply of buttons. The player who picks the best patches and combines them skillfully into a patchwork quilt wins the game!
Elf The Board Game – Journey From The North Pole
For this family-friendly game, you have to scream Santa from the top of your voice! Nah, just kidding, but you do have to help Buddy on his festive quest from the North Pole to New York to find his dad, scoring points along the way at the secret landmarks. The player with the most points wins!