Winter Activities

Looking to plan some activities this festive season with family, friends or work colleagues? Watford town centre has plenty of leisure & entertainment options for you to experience!

Breakout Rooms

Book now - Location: 101a High Street, WD17 2DQ Contact: 01923 637807

Breakout Rooms is a Live Escape Room designed to provide groups of 2-6 people with a unique experience!

  1. Gather your team and select a room
  2. Get locked into one of their Breakout Rooms
  3. Hunt clues, crack codes & solve puzzles
  4. Work as a team to make your escape
  5. You have 60 minutes to breakout – beat the clock!
  6. Escape fast & feature in their hall of fame!


Book now - Location: Upper Mall, Atria Watford Contact: 0333 003 3444

Watford town centre’s 9 screen IMAX cinema is the perfect place to visit for an incredible watching experience.

They are bringing back Christmas films for 2021 including Elf, The Nightmare Before Christmas and even the Harry Potter films! Plus you can watch all of the latest blockbuster films in the comfort of their deluxe cinema.

Escape Hunt

Book now - Location: Lower Mall, Atria Watford Contact: 01923 639222

Make Magical Memories this Christmas

Head to Escape Hunt Watford this Christmas for 5-star festive fun, which will bring you, your family & friends together to make magical new memories. Discover exciting new worlds with their range of escape room, outdoor and virtual reality experiences. Bookings for December are open now, so book your slot before they’re full!

Virtual Reality just got festive

There is no better way to get your festive fix than with their incredible brand-new virtual reality adventure; A Christmas Story! Your Christmas exper'trees are needed to help Santa light the way home. Think you can save Christmas? Well, be quick… A Christmas Story is only available for a limited time!

Put a jingle in your work jolly

'Tis the season for party planning and with in-venue and online packages to suit teams of all sizes, Escape Hunt have something for every business looking to organise an unforgettable festive get-together. Call 03301180622 or fill out the contact form online to chat to an expert event organiser today.

Glow in one Golf

Book now - Location: 135 The Parade, WD17 1NA Contact: 01923 244022

With 14 illuminated holes in the underground basement of the Glow in One centre, you can enjoy plotting your way around the skateboard urban style holes before taking a selfie at the midway point and then blasting off to space for the final half!

Their easy-to-use booking system allows you to book in 6 minutes tee times from 12pm to 9pm Monday to Friday and from 10am to 9pm at weekends. It’s a fantastic venue for a bit of fun and perfect for kids’ parties!

Hollywood Bowl

Book now - Location: Upper Mall, Atria Watford Contact: 0844 826 4282

‘Tis the season to be bowling, so arrange to celebrate Christmas Hollywood style.

Hollywood Bowl’s Christmas Party packages are available to book from 1st November, through to 31st January (especially so our friends in Hospitality can also celebrate!)

For a party that’s filled with festive fun plus food and drinks, look no further than our joyful Christmas bowling packages, where you can celebrate with colleagues, friends or family!

Laser Planet

Book now - Location: 127 Albert Road, WD17 1NA Contact: 01923 800270

Celebrate Christmas with a twist at Laser Planet Watford! Not only is it a great venue to have a kid’s Christmas party, but they also cater for corporate visits making it a unique option to have a work Christmas party too.

Party packages offer a complete experience, with a dedicated host and your own party booth to make it a truly unforgettable experience!

Palace Theatre

Book now - Location: 20 Clarendon Road, WD17 1JZ Contact: 01923 225671

The most magical pantomime adventure is back! Join Dick Whittington and His Cat as they follow their dreams on an unforgettable journey to London and beyond.

Watford Palace’s devoted team bring you fabulous costumes, stunning sets, live music and non-stop laughs. And with Dame Sherrie Trifle adding a delightful dollop of fun, it’s the ultimate seasonal treat for you, your family and friends.

The Palace has been the home of panto in Watford since 1908. Christmas wouldn’t be the same without it!

Find out more and book your tickets, including the option of a socially distanced viewing:

Pump House Theatre

Book now - Location: 5 Local Board Road, WD17 2JP Contact: 01923 241362

The Pump House is one of the leading arts venues in Watford with a thriving programme of events coming up this Christmas!

Their events listing includes Wind in the Willows, Watford Folk Club’s Christmas Singaround, and wonderful Jazz music.

Puttshack (opening December 1st 2021)

Book now - Location: Lower Mall, Atria Watford Contact: 020 3912 9400

Good vibes coming your way December 1st 2021 with Watford’s brand-new adventure golf experience!

The long-awaited opening of Puttshack is finally here and we absolutely cannot wait to enjoy their crazy courses and their delicious food & drink.

You can sleigh this Christmas with first-class food menus, festive drinks selections, impressive event spaces and their unique high-tech mini golf. They’ve got everything you need for the best Christmas party ever!

Rock Up

Book now - Location: Upper Mall, Atria Watford Contact: 01923 521000

Rock Up will be bringing a festive theme to their fun climbing experience! Not only is it a great venue to have a kid’s Christmas party, but they also cater for corporate visits making it a unique option to have a work Christmas party too.

They have climbing walls of different sizes, and even a speed wall where you could compete with friends, family, or colleagues!


Book now - Location: 65-73 The Parade WD17 1LJ Contact: 01923 246890

If you’re looking for an active get together then Shots is the perfect venue to play host to your Christmas party.

With pool tables galore along with table tennis and darts, and most importantly a great bar, they have something for everyone!

So relax and get merry as your event host takes your group through all the games and see who gets crowned the Christmas party champ in a game of killer pool!