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7 Ultimate Office Holiday Party Venues

Office holiday parties often live in infamy. This list of 7 ultimate holiday party venues will make you forget about the agony of forced merriment, silly party games and your close-talking drunken co-worker.

The State Room: Longwood Events 

The State Room: A LONGWOOD Venue is a Downtown urban space and has long been the scene for exceptional Boston events.  Planners especially love the expansive unobstructed view of Boston’s Bay from the venue’s largest event space, the Great Room, located on the 33rd floor of 60 State Street.  With the glitter of city lights ornamenting the night a natural backdrop emerges adding elegance and splendor to each private occasion.  Whether a 50-person gathering or a 1000-person gala the State Room’s several unique venue spaces can be used independently or combined to create a perfectly tailored experience.  Harmonize room and view with intelligent, thoughtful food sourced locally and prepared fresh on site and the affair is embossed in luxury and made unforgettable for all.  Seasoned culinary professionals, exacting dedicated planners and friendly proficient attendants constitute the essence of the LONGWOOD Venues + Destinations Brand. 

where there is abundance there is Thanksgiving.  Where there are friends, there is family.  Where there is family there is celebration.  Mark your celebration with LONGWOOD Venues + Destinations.

W Boston: wboston.com

Overlook Boston’s Theater District while sipping on signature holiday cocktails. From glamorous snowflake lighting to innovative cuisine and décor that push past the traditional, your holiday party will shine at W Boston.

In a city famous for its cutting-edge technology and revolutionary past, W Boston leads the way for visitors to experience the historic city in visionary modern luxury. Award winning interior design, signature Whatever/Whenever service, and avant-garde details are fused to give your guests a front row seat to experience the city like never before.

W Boston’s top-rated events team will help you plan from idea to execution in a 5,000 sq ft space that epitomizes downtown chic. All holiday packages include a photo booth, up-lights for added drama, snowflake lighting design, dazzling centerpieces and décor, chrome linen-less tables, and candles. Discounted valet parking and group room rates create the perfect setting for an experience your guests won’t soon forget, with service that will exceed what you thought was possible.

New England Aquarium: neaq.org/visit_planning/private_events/index.php

Capture the wonder of the holidays and celebrate with unique elegance on Boston’s historic waterfront.   From the start, your holiday party is brought to life with expert coordination with a dedicated sales team and custom-tailored menus from their catering team. The New England Aquarium is a prime location for your upcoming holiday party, with stunning settings, one-of-a-kind views and a backdrop of awe-inspiring aquatic animals.  Located on Central Wharf between the vibrant Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway and Boston Harbor, the New England Aquarium offers a choice of several venues.  Whether your party is large or small, formal or casual, give your guests the opportunity to dine privately among penguins, sharks and sea turtles or beside Boston’s scenic skyline. The Aquarium is the perfect setting to celebrate the holidays.

9OFS: 9ofs.com

9OFS is Boston’s most dramatic and distinctive holiday event space. Perched atop One Federal Street, the city’s premiere private rooftop terrace offers an enchanting garden of festively-lit cherry trees and reflecting pools, modern and elegant interior spaces, and sweeping urban views.

Welcoming up to 110 guests for cocktails, dinner and dancing, 9OFS is the ultimate backdrop for an unforgettable end-of-year reception. Their experienced staff looks forward to tailoring your event with Boston’s most exclusive vendors to create memorable moments, whether casual holiday gatherings or grand galas.

9OFS is located steps from the Boston Waterfront and Faneuil Hall Marketplace in the heart of downtown, and is easily accessible to major highways, public transportation and on-site parking. Contact them today for more information, 9ofs.com.

Davio’s: davios.com

This Holiday season, entertain your guests in one of Davio’s beautiful private dining rooms with an extensive wine list, perfectly cooked Brandt Beef steaks, handmade pasta and fresh seafood expertly prepared using the finest ingredients. For bookings please contact Caitlin Fryer, caitlin@davios.com, or call 617.738.4810.

Columbus Hospitality Group: columbushospitalitygroup.com

The Columbus Hospitality Group has been redefining the meaning of excellence in hospitality and fine dining in Boston for over 18 years. Their restaurants, Mistral, Teatro, Mooo, Sorellina, L’Andana and Ostra, represent the height of fine dining in the city and the suburbs. At each restaurant you’ll find unparalleled service in a sophisticated setting. Mistral, Mooo, L’Andana and Ostra offer the ultimate private dining experience in their private dining rooms and all restaurants are available for full buyouts. The restaurants of the Columbus Hospitality Group can accommodate parties of all sizes for luncheons, dinners and cocktail parties, and are ideal venues for your holiday events! For more information please contact Lisa Flores at 617.867.9300 or lflores@chgboston.com.

Bar 10: westincopleyplaceboston.com/bar-10-boston

Have your holiday party or next office gathering in the heart of Back Bay at Bar 10 inside the Westin Copley Place. Your attendees can nosh on delectable bites and sip craft cocktails or wine while overlooking the Boston Public Library. Give guests the added convenience by providing the option to valet park or walk from the Copley and Back Bay T stations. The space is well suited for intimate gatherings or receptions of up to 100 people. You’ll work with a lead event specialist to choose from several menu options to fit most price ranges and dietary preferences. Choose cash or hosted bar.  And should the party go a bit too late, attendees can easily book a room by visiting the Westin Copley Place front desk. Ideal location, expertly prepared cuisine and a festive atmosphere is sure to guarantee that people are still talking about the office holiday party come spring.  Visit their website to learn more or contact Amanda Doyle at 617-424-7488.