Columbus, Ohio, is a friendly and vibrant city with a variety of top holiday event venues to choose from. It is a perfect place for holding your holiday party, whether it’s for an intimate family get-together or a big corporate reception. With the holiday season fast approaching, we’ve rounded up some of the best places to host your Columbus holiday party this year.
1. Howl at the Moon
Howl at the Moon’s location in Columbus is a high-energy and extremely lively place to host a holiday party. The music entertainment provides a spirited and unique atmosphere for both private and semi-private holiday parties. They feature food stations, drink packages, full catering capabilities, and even custom-delivered entertainment.
2. Mitchell’s Ocean Club – Columbus
Mitchell’s is a modern American restaurant and lounge located in a stylish retail area of Columbus. They offer a delicious menu of classic and modern prepared seafood, prime cuts of steaks, and decadent holiday desserts. You can use one of their stunning event rooms with large windows overlooking the city. They have one for smaller groups of up to 45 people, or you can rent out the entire restaurant for a larger holiday party.
3. 16-Bit Bar+Arcade Columbus
16-Bit Bar+Arcade is truly a social destination for many in the city and makes for a fun and more activity-focused holiday party. They feature over 35+ vintage arcade games, game consoles, and pinball, with high-quality cocktails and craft beers served daily. They offer small group parties of at least 15 people, perfect for a family holiday get-together or a small corporate team event. For larger holiday parties, they do offer venue buyouts. Your guests will be sure to have a joyful experience playing all the games.
4. Texas de Brazil
Texas de Brazil is a mouthwatering steakhouse and is an extraordinary holiday event venue with its modern dining room. Its traditional Brazilian menu offers chef-crafted salad, all-you-can-eat grilled meat, a variety of authentic hot dishes, and seasonal options. Your guests won’t leave hungry with a wide variety of items to sample. Texas de Brazil offers private or semi-private dining options for groups of 15 or more perfect for social and corporate events.
5. Buca di Beppo
A relaxed Italian restaurant, Buca di Beppo has fabulous comfort food and a fun environment. Host your holiday party here with family-style dishes, which are perfect for groups of all sizes. They also offer catering, pick up, curbside or delivery. Your holiday party will feel homemade without the cleanup.
6. Pins Mechanical Co. Downtown Columbus
Pins Mechanical Co., located downtown, is the ideal place to socialize over duckpin bowling, dozens of classic pinball machines, arcade games & many more games. Plan your next holiday event there and enjoy the high-quality cocktails and craft beers. While they don’t offer food at Pins, they welcome you to bring food into their space. Pin’s is such a high-spirited place, perfect for your holiday party.
7. Eddie Merlot’s
Eddie Merlot’s has an extensive event menu both for lunch and dinner, which includes prime-aged beef, fresh seafood, and holiday specialties. Check out their signature holiday cocktails and extensive wine selection. This top holiday event venue offers an elegant atmosphere to host your private holiday dining party, or you can opt to use their catering services.
8. Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse Columbus
Jeff Ruby’s is a high-class steakhouse that also has a wonderful selection of seafood and sushi. Located near the convention center, it provides a high-design, fine-dining atmosphere perfect for your holiday celebration. They have several private dining rooms with bold colorful decor that either hold up to 12 people and a larger-sized room that holds up to 80 people.
Discover your perfect Columbus Holiday Event Venue
Columbus has so many event venue options for a spirited and fun holiday party. You can choose from casual, fine dining, game-filled venues, and more. Whether you’re looking to plan a sit-down, private family holiday dinner or you are managing a significant corporate holiday event where you need lots of activities, EventUp can help you find your perfect venue. Find more venue options with the EventUp Directory.