Board Games to Play with Family Over the Holidays

Those cold winter nights are the perfect time to gather the family together to play a board game or two. Here are some of the best board games to play over the holidays with your family!


Christmas Charades– Christmas Charades Board Game is for 2-4 players, ages 8 and up. This game is just like the regular game of Charades, but with a Christmas twist. It is sure to have the whole family laughing and giggling!


Christmas Trivia– Christmas Trivia is for 2-4 players, ages 12 and up. This game features 1,200 trivia questions, in 5 categories- Christmas Carols, Christmas Movies, Holiday Traditions, North Pole and Stocking Stuffers.



Destination Christmas– Destination Christmas Board Game is for 2-6 players, ages 6 and up. The object of this beautifully illustrated game is to help Santa deliver presents, after he becomes stranded in town.


Letters to Santa– Letters to Santa is for 2-4 players, ages 10 and up. The goal of this game is to get your letter delivered to Santa first, using the Letters to Santa cards.


Monopoly: The Nightmare Before Christmas- Monopoly: The Nightmare Before Christmas Board Game is for 2-6 players, ages 8 and up. This game is like the regular Monopoly, but instead of owning properties like Marvin Gardens and Park Place, you’ll be owning properties like Jack’s Tower and Sally’s Alley.


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer– Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is for 2-4 players, ages 8 and up. The object of this game is to find the lost Misfit Toys.


Santa’s Rooftop Scramble– Santa’s Rooftop Scramble Game is for 2-6 players, ages 5 and up. In this fun and easy game, you’ll need to deliver all Santa’s presents, while avoiding stumbling blocks.


The Santa Claus Game- The Santa Claus Game is for 2-4 players, ages 3 and up. In this game, you’ll need to fill your sleigh with presents and deliver them in town, while engaging in an array of activities along the way.

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