20 Best Christmas Party Venues on the Gold Coast 2023

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The big problem with Christmas parties is that they fall right smack in the middle of the busiest time of the year. Because of that, planning a Christmas party takes a lot of work. If you have not already, you need to start planning right now! You will need to get in early if you want to to snag one of the best Christmas party venues on the Gold Coast.

Are you looking for corporate Christmas party venues? Christmas parties options on the Gold Coast are a great opportunity to celebrate the year that was and show appreciation for your teams’ hard work and commitment. Do you want to have a Gold Coast Christmas party theme? A little bit of forward planning (and a quality Secret Santa plan) will help make this year’s office Christmas party one to remember – for all the right reasons!

Or are you looking for something more intimate for your family and friends? What is more enticing than a warm get-together for the entire clan and the promise of some serious festive fun? By starting to plan your party now, you will ensure that you have loads of time to get everything exactly right. If you are looking for Christmas Day lunch on the 25th on the Gold Coast for your family or friends, we know that too!

How to choose a good Christmas party venue

There are some things to think about when in comes to Xmas party venues. The size of your group is going to help determine which Christmas venues on the Gold Coast are suitable for you. Would you like to be near public transport or Gold Coast accommodation?  Some venues offer a more traditional Christmas meal and others have more variety.  Luckily, we have put together a list with a bit of everything, so grab your Christmas nibbles and get clicking.

Best Christmas party venues on the Gold Coast

Whether you are looking for company Christmas party locations or Christmas party place ideas for family and friends, we have you covered.  We have a wide variety of Christmas party locations listed that range from big to more intimate, self-catering or catered and more. If you would like to take the ard work out of planning the party, check out these Gold Coast party planners that also do Christmas!

Southport Bowls Club

Great location, relaxed atmosphere, beautiful food and welcoming and friendly staff are some of the reasons Southport Bowls Club could be the venue for you. They have an innovative area for Barefoot Bowls groups, and a terrific area under shaded Pavilion with 2 barbeques. The pavilion is right beside the bowling green so you can continue to bowl or have a break to eat. If you are looking for a team bonding experience, then this is one of the best work Christmas party venues on the Gold Coast.

Address: 1 Marine Parade, Southport

Website: Southport Bowls Club

Currumbin Beach Surf Lifesaving Club

Enjoy the million-dollar views from the beachfront balcony at Currumbin Beach SLSC. Their unique and stunning backdrop will wow your guests and ensure your Christmas party is one that your guests will remember. They have hosted many Christmas parties and will be happy to work with you so you can get just what you want.

Address: 741 Pacific Parade, Currumbin

Website: Currumbin Beach Surf Lifesaving Club


SkyPoint is Gold Coast’s highest and most unique events and conferencing venue located just 300 meters from the beach in the heart of iconic Surfers Paradise. With three distinct, versatile, and inspiring levels each space creates one-of-a-kind Christmas parties. Their unique architecture, signature dishes, and extensive collection of imported wines, spirits, and cocktails, are sure to create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

Address: 9 Hamilton Avenue, Gold Coast

Website: SkyPoint

Gold Coast Party Pontoons

Gold Coast Party Pontoons offer the most luxurious and best outfitted Self Drive Hire Boats on the Gold Coast Broadwater. Whether you are a Gold Coast local or a visitor, a day on the Broadwater on one of the self-drive pontoons would be a Christmas party you will never forget. Gold Coast Party Pontoons are fitted out for the whole family with “cafe” style screens to protect from wind and spray.  Cruise to Wave Break Island for a picnic, snorkelling, fishing or just plain relaxing.

Address: 247 Bayview Street, Hollywell

Website: Gold Coast Party Pontoons

Surfers Paradise River Cruises

Enjoy your Christmas party this year with a difference – cruising the canals & waterways of the Gold Coast.  Take to the water with Surfers Paradise River Cruises and enjoy one of the private cruise packages!  Looking for a Christmas party idea with a difference, wanting to celebrate the success of another great year in the office, or just looking to celebrate that special time of year – this will be a night to remember.   A Gold Coast private cruise package will be sure to make the impression you are looking for.
Departing from Surfers Paradise & travelling the Nerang river, Surfers Paradise waterways, canals & Gold Coast Broadwater this is a great way to celebrate your day viewing the best Gold Coast has to offer. Choose one of our all inclusive private cruise packages starting from JUST $69pp.

Address: 63 Cavill Ave Surfers Paradise

Website: Surfers Paradise River Cruises

Burleigh Pavilion

This stunning location with panoramic views of Burleigh Beach by day and ultimate sunsets come dusk, ensures your next Christmas party will be a memorable one. Burleigh Pavilion offers unique event spaces for anything from intimate celebrations to large-scale Christmas parties. Their award-winning chefs and friendly staff ensure that your event is looked after from start to finish, working with you to create packages to suit your specific needs.

Address: 3/43 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads

Website: Burleigh Pavilion

The Collective Palm Beach

Featuring a large courtyard dining room, rooftop dining/function space… they offer a range of areas available for small groups of 50 up to parties for 400.  With 5 independent kitchens showcasing cuisines from all around the world, they can create an exciting and varied canapé or shared banquet menu for your Christmas party.

Address: 1128 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach

Website: The Collective Palm Beach

Coolangatta Sands Hotel

If you’re seeking the perfect alfresco function space for your upcoming Christmas party, the brand-new Alley Bar is the place for you. Featuring dreamy murals, festoon lights, a unique shipping container bar, astro turf and industrial style wooden picnic tables and an extensive range of craft beers, wine and spirits. Whether it is a sit-down banquet or more cocktail style event – they can tailor a package to best suit you.

Address: Corner of Griffith and McLean Streets, Coolangatta

Website: Coolangatta Sands Hotel

Mr PPs Deli & Rooftop Bar

The restaurant can be privately booked for groups either upstairs on the rooftop or downstairs in the Deli / Laneway. The rooftop space comfortably fits up to 90 people and the Deli Laneway can easily accommodate over 100. Or if you are looking for something more intimate you can book out the Deli for up to 15 people for a private food, wine or whiskey tasting at your next Christmas party. They have plenty of Christmas ideas for a party on the Gold Coast.

Address: 43 Nerang Street, Southport

Website: Mr PPs Deli & Rooftop Bar

Mo’s Dessert Clubhouse

The Creative Warehouse features mural covered walls, licensed bar, 120 capacity, all access bathrooms and entry, seating & versatile styling, full stage, lighting and production, large HD projector, industrial fans and airflow. Mo’s also has PWD car parking and free street parking.  Beats N Feeds Food Truck is now catering all Mo’s events. Their hire packages are affordable, so have a look and see if it is the right fit for you.

Address: 6/36 Central Drive, Burleigh Heads

Website: Mo’s Dessert Clubhouse

The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub

The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub delivers a sophisticated stage show featuring international superstars in an intoxicating blend of cabaret, burlesque and cirque right in the heart of Broadbeach. Once the last show of the evening is complete, The Club will come alive with an entertainment experience like no other.

International DJ’s, Aerial Performers and mind-blowing shows on the hour will keep the momentum rising!! All of this can be enjoyed from your own private plush velvet booth or from high above in the stunning Birdcage! What a different way to celebrate the festive season!

Address: Corner of 88 Surf Pde & Victoria Ave, Broadbeach

Website: The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub

Cornerstone Stores

Under the festoon lit backyard of Cornerstone Stores and the warm brick backdrop of the courtyard, Stable Coffee Kitchen can help you facilitate your special event. They have options of share boards, canapés, signature drinks, a carefully selected boutique wine list and craft beer on tap. Stable can be the perfect place for you to celebrate Christmas.

Address: 570 Gold Coast Highway, Tugun

Website: Cornerstone Stores

The Fishhouse

A seaside celebration is the perfect Christmas party idea. The Fish House is available for exclusive venue hire. For smaller Christmas parties, table bookings can be made the main dining room and private dining room. Their large windows offer stunning beach views and open, allowing the fresh ocean breeze to circulate throughout the venue. Those hosting a Christmas dinner can enjoy a spectacular view of the sunset as the Gold Coast headland’s nightlife comes to life.

Address: 50 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads

Website: The Fishhouse

Little Mermaid

Located in the heart of Gold Coasts Mermaid Beach, so close to the ocean you can feel the sea breeze as you celebrate with loved ones while sitting on the swings, sipping your favourite drink and indulging in their famed canapes. It is a family friendly setting which meets casual coastal dining. This is one of the most unique places to have a Christmas party on the Gold Coast.

Address: 1/2557 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach

Website: Little Mermaid

Slideways Go Karting World

Slideways Go Karting World at Pimpama are the experts in group go karting parties, with the lead up to Christmas the perfect time to get racing! Their Christmas Party go kart racing packs give you an authentic racing experience which is socially competitive and great fun for all, with qualifying sessions, real wheel to wheel racing action, winners trophies and more! This is one of the more active venues for Christmas parties.

Address: 232 Old Pacific Highway, Pimpama

Website: Slideways Go Karting World

Bon Bon Bar

​Whether you are after a small, intimate dinner with friends and loved ones, or a bigger corporate event or party, Bon Bon Bar can help you create something extraordinary. With several great packages, they aim to provide you with a unique and memorable experience. Bon Bon Bar is a great area for those searching for something more private. With a private bar, room to dance and tables to relax at, Bon Bon allows your guests to let their hair down and party through til late.

Address: 2460 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach

Website: Bon Bon Bar

QT Gold Coast

Get dressed in holiday style. QT Gold Coast is in the business of making spirits bright, parties bold, and the mood out of control.  In a scene that’s anything but ordinary, dream up the most festive feast… then double it. Think all the classics roasted to perfection, then topped with a QT twist. Plus puddings so divine, even the office Scrooge will make room for dessert.  

You’ve got parties for hosting, big wins for toasting. So go on and splurge, they deserve it. Have a look at all of the options they have on offer – we know that you will find something to suit you.

Address: 7 Staghorn Avenue, Gold Coast

Website: QT Gold Coast

Top Golf

Sleigh the Christmas Party game this year with an epic event at Topgolf! Whether you’re looking for the par-fect corporate Christmas party or a festive friend-mas, they’ve got a range of flexible packages to suit any budget and group size. Choose a package, and get the team in true Topgolf, Christmas spirit!

For groups of 24 or more guests, enjoy the delicious Festive Feast menu. Indulge in a range of festive starters and mains, plus unlimited soft drink, and water. Sleigh the day by adding on epic game play for the team!

Address: Cnr. Roadshow Way and Entertainment Road, Oxenford

Website: Top Golf

Yot Club

Christmas is a time for celebration, and what better way to celebrate than by throwing a luxury Christmas boat party? Choose to cruise on the YOT Club for world-class dining, excellent entertainment, stunning views, great service, and luxurious accommodation for your Christmas party. If you’re looking for an extra-special way to celebrate the holidays this year, consider stepping aboard the YOT Club for your Christmas party.

You can cruise along listening to Christmas carols through their excellent sound system and have a very merry Christmas on the Gold Coast while enjoying our delectable seafood.

Address: 60 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach

Website: Yot Club

The Island Gold Coast

Get ahead, and get prepped for party season with an end of year celebration at The Island Gold Coast. Whether you’re toasting another trip around the sun, rewarding the team’s successes, or gathering the fam for a fun celebration, there’s a place and a party to suit your vibe. They offer an assortment of lunch, dinner, cocktail and share-style platter celebrations that are good to go.

From banquets and grazing, to live stations and wood fired pizzas, they’ve thought of every which way to enjoy and indulge. It’s easy as picking one ‘off the shelf’ and adding the trimmings that make it one-of-a-kind.

Address: 3128 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

Website: The Island Gold Coast


There aren’t many spaces on the Gold Coast that feature the privacy, serenity and natural feel that Fleay’s does. While also boasting fully undercover outdoor and indoor spaces, free on-site parking and a fully licensed catering partner to curate any style or budget for an end of year party. Able to cater for over 300 guests, Fleay’s events can provide the perfect setting for a seated-dining celebration, a large cocktail style event or a fun and hassle-free buffet on the deck, overlooking gorgeous David Fleay’s wildlife park. 

With so many options, including waterfront views, the newly renovated lawn and the chance to wander through one of the nation’s most beautiful wildlife parks, Fleay’s offers every workplace the chance to host the Christmas time party that suits them best.

Address: Loman Lane, Burleigh Heads

Website: Fleays

Best places to have a Christmas party on the Gold Coast

Well, we hope we have helped you with some Christmas party ideas. We have found a variety of the best Christmas party venues on the Gold Coast and it is up to you to get in early to book the right one for you.  Happy planning and Merry Christmas!

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Janine Mergler

Janine has a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) from the Queensland University of Technology and works as an editor of the popular Families Magazine. Janine owns the Christmas in Australia website because she is a huge fan of Christmas and everything about the festive season and she wants to share it all with you! Travelling the country to find all the best Christmas experiences in Australia, she can be found celebrating Christmas in July and getting more and more excited as 25th December approaches! Join my Christmas in Australia Facebook group too!

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