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20+ FUN Christmas Board Games The Whole Family Will Love

Over 20 of the best Christmas board games you can enjoy playing as a family
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We just love playing board games any time of the year, but these Christmas board games will definitely put you all in the Christmas spirit. You will for sure find the perfect game (or two!) for your family.

Christmas board games combine two of my favorite things, Christmas and FUN! We put up all of the Christmas decorations the weekend after Halloween and the Christmas games come out at this time too!

I have listed them at the top of the post if you are in a Christmas rush. Further down the page I have detailed them into age, number of players, description and contents for you to decide which is the best for your family.

We play board games in our homeschool so check out over 40 of the best educational board games here, if like us and you have an only child check out our favorite one player games here.

Over 20 of the best Christmas board games you can play with the entire family this year.

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The Best Christmas Board Games in 2021

Detailed List of the Best Christmas Board Games

Christmas Rush

  • Age: 7+
  • Number Of Players: 3- 8 players
  • Description: Straight from Santa’s workshop, Christmas Rush will add a fun new twist to your family’s holiday tradition. Get ready for some heart-pounding fun as the spirit of the holidays comes alive with Christmas Rush. You will shout, cheer, sing, and get rowdy with family and friends playing this fun new holiday game. But will you be quick enough to beat the Christmas Rush and savor a sweet game night victory?
  • Contents: 62 game cards, 7 Christmas game tokens, and game rules.

Tis The Season Christmas Trivia Game

  • Age: 8 and above (if played with the family, or 12 and above if played without adults.)
  • Number of Players: 2+
  • Description: This original, classic Christmas trivia game has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide! Featuring the best trivia questions from Elf, A Christmas Story, Home Alone, Nightmare Before Christmas, White Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th St., The Grinch, and more!
  • Contents: You can enjoy the game endlessly with 1,800 trivia questions to choose from!

The Santa Claus Game

  • Age: 3+
  • Number of Players: 2- 4
  • Description: Celebrate the reason for the season with a Christmas game that teaches kids the joy of giving gifts, not just getting them, with songs, presents, and silly challenges. Santa Claus game teaches kids important social concepts and has received the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval. It’s also a blast to play!
  • Contents: 20 presents, 4 sleighs, 1 die, 4 santa game pieces, Christmas tree and stand, and a winter wonderland Christmas board game.

Reindeer Antler Ring Toss Game

  • Age: 8+
  • Number of Players: 2 -6 players
  • Description: Gather your friends and family and have some fun at the Christmas party with our super fun reindeer antler ring toss game! The reindeer hats are super fun and colorful, designed to help you enjoy a beautiful and entertaining night with your loved ones.
  • Contents: Our reindeer game contains 2 inflatable reindeer hats and 8 tossing rings with random design and colors. The antlers measure 25 x 16.5-inch and the rings measure 7.2 and 7.5-inch in diameter.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – Twinkling Lights Game

  • Age: Ages 8 and up
  • Number of Players: 2-4 Players
  • Description: Clark Griswold is determined to hang 25,000 twinkle lights for Christmas, but tangled wires and a pesky squirrel are out to spoil the holiday spirit! Lay tiles to create Christmas bulb combos and score, but spotting the pattern you need among the twisted light-strings is no easy trick! Easy-to-Learn Family Card Game 20-minute gameplay
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Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer Christmas Board Games

  • Age: 12 and up
  • Number of Players: 2-4 players
  • Description: Enjoy this entertaining Rudolph board game with friends and family as you journey across this Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer themed board game packed with imagery of this Christmas favorite. Collect, matct and outstrategize your friends with this fun family board game.
  • Contents: 3 gameplay options, 4 character pieces, 32 action cards, 96 space cards and 80 scoring pieces

Santa’s Sleigh Ride – an Educational Christmas Board Game

  • Age:  5+
  • Number of Players: 2-6 players
  • Description: Create family memories with a unique Christmas board game that is fast-paced and easy to learn. The object of the game is to race other “Santas” throughout the world, stopping at highly populated cities along the way to deliver gifts. The first player to arrive back at the North Pole wins the game. But, watch out! Your journey along the Candy Cane Path will be filled with a few twists and turns.
  • Contents: Map of the world board, 6 counters, 1 die

Christmas-opoly

  • Age: 8+
  • Number of Players: For 2-6 Players
  • Description: To play Christmas – opoly, collect Christmas properties, increase your property value by buying presents and trading them in for a Christmas tree. It’s all fun and games until someone blows a fuse, gets snowed in, or gets sent to naughty and is out of the game for three turns. Whatever happens, you better not pout.
  • Contents: Player pieces include: candy cane, train, teddy bear, reindeer, scrooge and a unique “lump of black coal”. Includes directions for traditional play and 1 hour play
Over 20 of the best Christmas board games you can play with the whole family, that you will all love.

Monopoly Elf

  • Age: Ages 8+
  • Number of Players: 2-6 Players
  • Description: Relive the hilarious movie Elf featuring the journey of Buddy The Elf from the North Pole where he passed the seven levels of the candy cane forest, through the sea of swirly-twirly gum drops, and then through the Lincoln Tunnel. Buy, sell, and trade your way to Christmas Cheer & Christmas Spirit to be the last one standing in this collectible version of Monopoly
  • Contents: Includes 6 custom sculpted tokens: Santa’s Sleigh, Polar Bear Cub, Jack-in-the-Box, Mailroom Coffee Mug, Santa’s Bag, Maple Syrup. Houses renamed Apartments, Hotels renamed Skyscrapers, Community Chest Cards renamed Christmas Cheer and Chance Cards renamed Christmas Spirit

Santa Claus GO Fish

  • Age: Age 4 and up
  • Number of Players: For 2 to 6 players
  • Description: Ho ho ho: Play an adorable Christmas version of these popular classic kids games: Go Fish, Old Maid, and Slap Jack using 1 single convenient deck of cards. (Fun classic kids games all children love to play with friends and family). Children can play Go Fish by calling for cards by image or number (example: Do you have a snowman? -or- Do you have a twelve?) making it easier for kids who don’t know their numbers to play, too. It’s a fun game for boys and girls.
  • Contents: Game cards are 2.20 inches wide by 3.3 inches tall. 49 illustrated Christmas themed playing cards and rule cards.

Christmas Story – A Major Card Game

  • Age: Ages 8 and Up
  • Number of Players: 3-6 players
  • Description: Christmas Story card game. Help Ralphie Parker get the BB gun and decoder ring he covets at Christmastime! Peek at present cards, “triple-dog-dare” other players to make risky trades, and beware of the bullies who are lurking in the deck. It’s a lively game of “take that” and family laughs just in time for the holidays!
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Hasbro Gaming Clue: North Pole Holiday Edition Board Game

  • Age: For ages 8 and up
  • Number of Players: 3-6 players
  • Description: Holiday version of the clue game: This board game for kids features classic clue gameplay and a holiday theme. Uh-oh the presents are gone: everyone in Santa’s Village is ready for the big day but the presents go missing! In this clue North pole edition game players try to solve the holiday mystery. Who, What, where: players try to solve the mystery of the missing presents, and six Elves are suspects. Discover whodunit with what and where.
  • Contents: This is a travel size game

Frosty The Snowman 

  • Age: Ages 4 and up
  • Number of Players: 2-4 players
  • Description: Frosty The Snowman is on his way to the chilly North Pole and you can march along! In this cooperative card game, move Frosty’s friends forward and backward to swap their places in the parade.
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Charlie Brown Christmas Family Bingo

  • Age: ages 8 and up
  • Number of Players: Playable for 2-4 players.
  • Description: Do you enjoy the nostalgia from the Peanuts comic strips and holiday specials? Then this bingo game was made for you.
  • Contents: The set includes 18 bingo cards!

Unstable Unicorns Christmas Special Expansion Pack

  • Age: ages 8+
  • Number of Players: 2 – 8 players
  • Description: Unstable Unicorns Christmas Special Expansion Pack is designed to be added to your Unstable Unicorns Card Game (or Unstable Unicorns NSFW Card Game). Unstable Unicorns is a strategic card game that will destroy your friendships…but in a good way.
  • Contents: This pack includes holiday-themed characters, magic cards, upgrades, and downgrades. This highly giftable expansion pack contains 36 cards

Funko Elf – Snowball Showdown Card Game

  • Age: 6+
  • Number of Players: 3-6 players
  • Description: Based on the holiday classic movie, join Buddy the Elf in a surprise snowball fight! “Throw” a set of like-colored snowball cards at another player and they can return fire! When you’re the target, roll the jumbo snowball dice to dodge the icy barrage. When you get hit, take a snowball “splat” card—three hits and you’re out.
  • Contents: Christmas cards

A Christmas Story Card Scramble Board Game

  • Age: 12 and up
  • Number of Players: 2-4 players
  • Description: Enjoy this entertaining board game with friends and family as you journey across this A Christmas Story movie themed board game packed with imagery and inspired moments from this Christmas movie favorite.
  • Contents: Includes a game board, 3 gameplay options, 4 character pieces, 32 action cards, 96 space cards and 80 scoring pieces

Christmas Carols & Songs Game

  • Age: 12+
  • Number of Players: 2-6 players
  • Description: Great Christmas song game this simple, yet fun and exciting game, features the best Christmas songs and Christmas carols that will surely provide hours of entertainment with your family and friends! Fill in the missing words, and belt out those Christmas songs as you progress through the board game. Sharpen your Christmas carol lyrics and dust off that Christmas carol songbook! This game tests your knowledge on the most popular Christmas song lyrics and Christmas carol facts! Take it to the next level and don your favorite Christmas caroler costume or wear your Christmas carol hat while playing to make it a very Merry Christmas indeed!
  • Contents: Over 300 questions that include Christmas songs for kids, Christmas carol figures, and Christmas carol movies

ELF Card Scramble Board Game

  • Age: ages 12 and up.
  • Number of Players: For 2-4 players
  • Description: Enjoy this entertaining Christmas board game with friends and family as you journey across this Elf movie themed board game packed with imagery and inspired moments from this comedic Christmas movie favorite
  • Contents: Includes a game board, 3 gameplay options, 4 character pieces, 32 action cards, 96 space cards and 80 scoring pieces.

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Game

  • Age: 6+
  • Number of Players: 2+
  • Description: Pick your partner or team, deal out ten cards to each team and get hunting. This holiday themed scavenger hunt game features cards with objects that can be found around the house at Christmas time. It’s that simple. Our game includes an INDOOR deck for scavenger hunts inside the house and an OUTDOOR deck for a scavenger hunt through the yard or the entire neighborhood.
  • Contents: 220 cards and instructions

Christmas Charades Board Game

  • Age: 8+
  • Number of Players: 4+
  • Description: Christmas Charades is the perfect holiday game to play with friends and family
  • Contents: 220 phrase cards and instructions

Have I missed out your favorite Christmas board games? If so please let me know in the comments below.

Last Updated on 18 November 2021 by homeschoolof1

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