Year after year, holiday office parties seem to be more and more repetitive. Why not spice things up and take your shindig outside of the office? Check out our list of refreshing ideas for holiday office parties in Austin.

The Eleanor

This event space is known for its sophisticated set-up with a rustic feel, making it a great place for your holiday office party. Located in the heart of the Warehouse District, The Eleanor has lots of open space and is complete with a bar to accommodate your party. Its modern and welcoming locale is definitely a crowd-pleaser, so book a holiday office party soon because The Eleanor is one of the most coveted event venues in Austin!

Punch Bowl Social - Austin

If you're looking to mix up the traditional cocktail hour, head to Punch Bowl Social for your holiday office party. Your event is guaranteed to have both a custom buffet and drink packages so you can truly cater to your unique office culture. On top of these amenities, there's a karaoke machine so you can belt out your favorite carols plus bowling to add a little bit of healthy competition to your holiday office party. This venue in Austin is bound to keep everyone happy with plenty of things to do throughout the night.

Aquarium on 6th

Visit one of the best bars on 6th Street in Aquarium on 6th with some of the best drinks in town. Come with your office or family and plan to have the party of the century in this aquatic-themed laid-back bar.


TopGolf is a popular choice for a holiday office party because everyone enjoys either showing off their golfing skills or laughing at themselves due to a lack thereof. Complete with bars and delicious food, it's the perfect office bonding event providing constant entertainment and conversation. TopGolf is easy to book and is bound to help create lasting memories among you and your colleagues.

Austin Eats Food Tours

It’s often difficult to find a restaurant where everyone likes all the food, so why not just bounce around from restaurant to restaurant and try a little bit of everything? Austin Eats Food Tour will leave everyone stuffed and happy as you travel through the city and taste some of Austin’s best cuisine. This on-the-go experience is definitely a good choice for a holiday office party because everyone knows that food brings people together.

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The Escape Game

An increasingly popular trend, escape rooms provide the opportunity to test your intelligence and teamwork, so it’s a perfect activity for a holiday office party. Each test only lasts an hour, which is short and sweet in the best way possible. Everyone should go to an escape room at least once, so why not go while the trend is still hot? The Escape Game boasts to be the best in Austin, but are also plenty of other options for you to choose from in case they're booked.

Austin has so many event spaces and things to do, so your options for holiday office parties in Austin are not limited in the slightest. Make sure to book your event date now as each of these options will fill up quickly!

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