As the holiday season approaches, the search for the perfect Christmas party venue in Palm Beach, QLD, is on! Nestled along the golden shores of the Gold Coast, this gem offers more than just stunning beaches and water sports. It’s a festive playground with enchanting venues waiting to host your year-end celebration.

Join us on a journey through the suburb as we unveil the best Christmas party venues in Palm Beach, Queensland. From cruises to intimate garden gatherings, we’ve scoured the area to bring you the most captivating and festive spaces that promise to make your Christmas celebration unforgettable.

Whether you’re dreaming of a beachside soiree with the sound of waves as your soundtrack or a fun rooftop party, Palm Beach has something for every festive spirit. Get ready to explore the venues that will set the stage for joy, laughter, and merriment during the most wonderful time of the year.

Regency on the Beach rooftop access and beachside barbecue facilities

Are you staying in the Regency on the Beach this December? Have a fun Christmas party at your Palm Beach apartment. Our apartments are spacious and feel like your home away from home. Most of our suites have a living room with an entertainment system, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony. Cook up a tasty feast on Christmas Eve in your apartment, whether you like something as simple as a prawn cocktail or some mini pavlovas.

Stay in your apartment and open the sliding doors of the balcony to let in the breeze as you have your dinner. Don’t want to stay cooped up in your room and want to celebrate in an open-air setting? Head to our rooftop access and bring your food, plus some tinsel, a Santa hat, and a reindeer headband to make it more festive. Smell the salty breeze while sharing a delicious feast with your family or friends.

You can also go to our beachside barbecue facility to grill lamb chops, sausages, and burgers. Bring some veggies and a bottle of wine or champagne to share.

The beach at Palm Beach

Want to celebrate earlier because the kids fall asleep early? Have an early Christmas feast by the beach instead! Bring a hamper full of yummy goodies, or order some takeaway to share with family or friends. Spread everything on a picnic basket and enjoy! Take a dip in the waters of the Pacific Ocean in between snacks to cool off.

Have a feast at any Palm Beach, QLD restaurant.

It’s Christmas, but you’re in Palm Beach, Gold Coast, to relax. You only want to shop, enjoy the beach with your kids and spouse, and don’t want to do anything else. The last thing you want to do is cook. Don’t worry; our Palm Beach restaurants can help you have a festive celebration. Here are a few of them.

The Collective Palm Beach

First stop, The Collective Palm Beach. If you’re looking for delicious Mexican, Greek, Asian, and standard Australian fare, you’re in the right place. Besides tasty food, The Collective serves cocktails, desserts, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Need smaller portions for your kids? Just order from their kids’ menu to satisfy the little ones.

Secure your Christmas Eve slot by booking ahead. The Collective is also open for Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. 

Address: 1128 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach QLD

Balboa Italian

Want some antipasti and pasta instead? Head to Balboa Italian for delicious tomato bruschetta, fusilli al pollo, roasted lamb cannelloni, and other authentic Italian fare. Cap off the filling meal with a serving of tiramisu or scoops of gelati, plus a glass of their signature drinks.

Everyone is welcome on Christmas Eve, but remember they’re closed on Christmas Day. Dinner starts at 5 pm and ends at 9:30 pm—book here to reserve a table.

Address: 1069 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach QLD

Palm Beach Avenue

Hold your Christmas feast at Palm Beach Avenue if you want diverse international cuisine. The restaurant offers crowd favourites like seafood spaghetti, beef eye fillet, Wagyu rump, porchetta, and pizza. You’ll also love it here if you’re looking to feast on delicious seafood for a Christmas Eve celebration.

Dinner starts at 5 pm. Take a look at the menu and book your Christmas party here

Address: 6-8 Palm Beach Avenue, Palm Beach, Gold Coast QLD

Palm Beach Surf Club

Looking for an oceanfront restaurant to celebrate your Christmas feast? Check out Palm Beach Surf Club. Enjoy your Christmas dinner against the breathtaking backdrop of golden sands and sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean. The surf club’s oceanfront setting creates the perfect ambience for a memorable holiday gathering. 

Savour a sumptuous array of festive delicacies meticulously crafted by the club’s culinary artisans. From succulent roasts to fresh seafood delights, the club promises a symphony of flavours to satisfy every palate.

Dinner is served starting from 5 pm and ends at 8 pm. Check out this page to make a booking. 

Address: 117 Jefferson Ln, Palm Beach QLD

Palm Beach’s gardens and parks

Picture yourself indulging in a delicious Christmas feast under the shade of towering trees or on a lush green lawn. Our parks provide the perfect setting for a relaxed and intimate celebration with friends and family. Let the gentle rustle of leaves and birds chirping be the backdrop to your holiday celebration. Experience the joy of Christmas surrounded by the soothing sounds of nature, creating a magical and tranquil atmosphere.

Pack your festive spread, or let local restaurants craft a delectable picnic. Spread a blanket, sip on your favourite beverages, and savour Christmas flavours in the heart of Palm Beach’s natural beauty. Take advantage of spacious lawns for fun Christmas games, gift exchanges, or quality time with loved ones. Our parks offer a canvas for creating cherished holiday memories.

Go on a Christmas Eve cruise.

Elevate your celebration to new heights! Aboard a fun Gold Coast cruise this Christmas. Check out Surfers Paradise River Cruises and Sea World Cruises for fun Christmas cruises this December. 

Sea World’s Christmas cruises are open to the public. The first cruise they offer is Santa Kids Cruise, which lasts 1 1/2 hours and departs on Christmas Eve. There will be a face painting session aboard the vessel, a fun day with Santa, and a gift for all kids joining the cruise.

If you want a more private Christmas party for you and your family, check out the Christmas cruises offered by Surfers Paradise River Cruises. The operator offers several packages complete with food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. You can check out their private Christmas cruise packages here

Secure your spot for a Christmas cruise that promises to be a highlight of the holiday season. Don’t miss the opportunity to create cherished memories aboard different Gold Coast cruises.

1483 - 1489 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach, QLD 4221
Phone: (07) 5520 9888 Fax: (07) 5520 9889


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