30 Free Online Christmas Games

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These free online Christmas games are sure to get rid of some of that holiday stress and replace it with holiday fun. Take a few minutes to try your hand at some of these games.

The free online games for Christmas below are for kids, adults, and everyone in-between. There are puzzle games, arcade games, dress-up games, racing games and more. If it's Christmas-themed, then you'll probably find it below.

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Santa Vs. Jack Frost

A screenshot of the game Santa Vs. Jack.
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Rocking soundtrack.

  • Stylish animations.

What We Don't Like

  • Repetitive level designs.

  • Awkward controls.

In this action-packed game, you're Santa and you're in a rush to deliver all the gifts. You'll earn points for each time you deliver a present.

Watch out for the obstacles because Jack Frost's icicles and tall buildings could mean the end of the game.

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Snowline

A screenshot of the game Snowline
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Clever concept.

  • Challenging puzzles.

What We Don't Like

  • Choppy animations.

  • Vague instructions.

In this unique online Christmas game, Santa has a big problem. His reindeer have the day off, and he needs your help him deliver presents without them.

You'll need to draw a snow line for Santa to follow in this fun, problem-solving game.

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Dodge to the Lodge

A screenshot of the game Dodge to the Lodge
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Similar to "Frogger."

  • Smooth controls.

What We Don't Like

  • Unapologetically unoriginal.

  • Level time limits.

Here, your job is to guide a beaver back to his lodge by jumping from log-to-log across the river.

Watch out for the bears, porcupines, and bees so they don't send your beaver back to the start.

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Ashton's Family Resort

A screenshot of the game Ashton's Family Resort
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Simple point-and-click controls.

  • Helpful tutorials.

What We Don't Like

  • Frequent load times.

  • Bland characters.

Ashton's Family Resort is a time management game where your goal is to keep your guests happy by keeping them stocked up with firewood, cleaning their cabins, and helping them build a snowman.

Don't worry if that sounds like a handful because this game has a great tutorial to help you get started.

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Present Pileup

A screenshot of the game Present Pileup
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Adorable characters.

  • Fast paced gameplay.

What We Don't Like

  • No music or sound effects.

  • Tedious drag-and-drop controls.

In the online Christmas game Present Pileup, you're working with the elves in Santa's factory to wrap presents. Place the correct present in the correct box as it goes by on the conveyor belt.

It sounds easy, but that conveyor belt goes fast and you've to got be quick to get enough presents wrapped so you can go to the next level.

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Christmas Tree Light Up!

A screenshot of the game Christmas Tree Light Up
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Online instruction manual.

  • Challenging puzzles.

What We Don't Like

  • No music.

  • Annoying sound effects.

Christmas Tree Light Up! is an online Christmas game that will have you scratching your head.

You'll need to move the tiles to connect all the wires and light bulbs so your tree lights up.

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Santa Ski Jump

A screenshot of the game Santa Ski Jump
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Hilarious animations.

  • Single-button control scheme.

What We Don't Like

  • Inadequate instructions.

  • Santa looks creepy.

In Santa Ski Jump, make Santa jump fast and stylish to get the maximum number of points in this Christmas game.

Once you get enough stars on a level, you'll get to go onto the next.

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Thin Ice

A screenshot of the game Thin Ice
Miniclip

What We Like

  • Cute characters.

  • Dozens of unique levels.

What We Don't Like

  • Cumbersome controls.

  • Surprisingly difficult.

If you want to win Thin Ice, then you better have some great skating skills.

To pass each level, skate circles around all the monsters to make them fall in the water.

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Snow Drift

A screenshot of the game Snow Drift
Miniclip

What We Like

  • Gorgeous graphics.

  • Tense platforming action.

What We Don't Like

  • Slippery controls.

  • Weird looking enemies.

In Snow Drift, you take out monsters by making Yeti slide into them.

This fast-paced game is fun for all ages.

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Wrap Attack

A screenshot of the game Wrap Attack
Miniclip

What We Like

  • Beautiful level designs.

  • Intricate character animations.

What We Don't Like

  • Poor controls.

  • Hideous title screen and opening cutscene.

There's a lot going on in Wrap Attack. You're Tommy and you need to rescue a kidnapped Santa while wrapping toys.

This is an adventure, arcade-style game that will have you playing for hours.

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Santa's Gift Jump

A screenshot of the game Santa's Gift Jump
Miniclip

What We Like

  • Fluid mouse controls.

  • Relaxing soundtrack.

What We Don't Like

  • Insufficient instructions.

  • Repetitive levels.

Santa's Gift Jump is a fun online Christmas game where you're Santa and you're trying to catch the presents as they fall from the sky.

Jump to catch the presents and earn even more points by double-clicking to jump extra high.

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Santa's Cannon

A screenshot of the game Santa's Cannon
Miniclip

What We Like

  • Solid visual presentation.

  • Catchy Christmas soundtrack.

What We Don't Like

  • Unhelpful tutorials.

  • Confusing controls.

In Santa's Cannon, you help Santa deliver his presents in quite a unique manner.

Load the cannon with the appropriate Christmas toy and then shoot it at the right house to win.

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Evil Elves 2

A screenshot of the game Evil Elves 2
Games for Kids

What We Like

  • Cool opening cutscene.

  • Jet-powered Santa.

What We Don't Like

  • Loose controls.

  • Aggressive enemies.

Evil Elves have stolen all of Santa's presents in this online Christmas game. Find all the presents and throw snowballs at the elves before time runs out.

If you want to win, you'll have to escape on your sleigh before you're out of time.

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Build a Snowman

A screenshot of the game Build a Snowman
North Pole

What We Like

  • Non-competitive fun.

  • Appropriate for small children.

What We Don't Like

  • No challenge or level progression.

  • Limited selection of snowman accessories.

Use the accessories to decorate your own virtual snowman in this online Christmas game.

If you build a snowman you really love, make sure you print it out.

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Deep Freeze

A screenshot of the game Deep Freeze
Santa Games

What We Like

  • Similar to the arcade classic "Snow Bros."

  • Detailed character designs.

What We Don't Like

  • Slow load times.

  • Background image never changes.

In this game, you'll use your water gun to deep freeze the bad guys.

Watch out because each level gets more and more challenging.

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Santa's Chimney Trouble

A screenshot of the game Santa's Chimney Trouble
Santa Games

What We Like

  • Novel concept.

  • Head-scratching puzzles.

What We Don't Like

  • Complicated instructions.

  • Level time limits.

In Santa's Chimney Trouble, you'll need to make sure you connect the fireplaces to the chimney to succeed at this online Christmas game.

This is a fun game that requires you to use your problem-solving skills.

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Showdown at Santa's

A screenshot of the game Showdown at Santa's
Games for Kids

What We Like

  • Inspired by "The Fairly Odd Parents."

  • Quirky characters.

What We Don't Like

  • Monotonous levels.

  • Steep difficulty spikes.

In Showdown at Santa's, you're Timmy and you are protecting Santa from his enemies.

You'll be able to throw snowballs at your enemies to defeat them in this fast-paced, online Christmas game.

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Happy Santa

A screenshot of the game Happy Santa
Agame

What We Like

  • Decent graphics.

  • Entertaining sound effects.

What We Don't Like

  • Sluggish controls.

  • Laggy animations.

In this online Christmas game, you're Santa and you need to get your presents delivered right away.

Use the arrow keys to fly and the space bar to throw the gifts down the chimneys in this Christmas game.

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Santa Rush

A screenshot of the game Santa Rush
BGames

What We Like

  • Sharp, colorful graphics.

  • Santa explodes when he crashes.

What We Don't Like

  • Unintuitive controls.

  • Unreliable physics.

In this game, you're driving Santa as fast as you can to make sure you deliver all the presents before morning.

Use your arrow keys to move, and use the space bar to shoot presents in this fun game.

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Santa Caught Christmas

A screenshot of the game Santa Caught Christmas
Mind Jolt

What We Like

  • Cute animations.

  • Easy controls.

What We Don't Like

  • Only one level.

  • A little too simple.

In Santa Caught Christmas, your goal is to help Santa catch as many presents as possible before time runs out.

Don't forget that this game requires you to drop your load of presents into your sleigh before they fall.

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Santa's Tower

A screenshot of the game Santa's Tower
Game Hero

What We Like

  • Animated opening movie.

  • Original villains.

What We Don't Like

  • Poor tutorial.

  • Cluttered interface.

In this game, you'll be protecting Santa from the evil Red Beard and his gang.

Don't let the goons up to Santa's Tower, or it will mean the end of the road for you.

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Christmas Gifts

A screenshot of the game Christmas Gifts
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Point-and-click controls.

  • Succinct instructions.

What We Don't Like

  • Stilted animations.

  • Frustratingly difficult.

In this online Christmas game, you'll throw presents to the houses that don't already have presents in hopes of getting a high score.

Get an even bigger score by throwing the gifts into the houses' chimneys.

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Snowy Meltdown

A screenshot of the game Snowy Meltdown
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Simple control scheme.

  • Tons of unlockables.

What We Don't Like

  • Difficult from the beginning.

  • Generic graphics.

Snowy Meltdown is a fun game that can be played in collect mode, survival mode, or custom mode. In survival mode, you'll need to use your mouse to move your snowball to avoid fireballs for as long as you can. In the collect mode, you'll do the same but the collect presents for extra points at the same time.

After reaching 15 achievements, you'll be able to create a custom game where you can set the number of fireballs.

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Christmas Tree Sledding

A screenshot of the game Christmas Tree Sledding
A Kid's Heart

What We Like

  • Responsive controls.

  • Fast paced.

What We Don't Like

  • No instructions.

  • No levels.

You'll be guiding a sled to collect points in this free online Christmas game.

To get the points, you'll need to collect the green Christmas trees and avoid the red ones.

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Trim the Tree

A screenshot of the game Trim the Tree
North Pole

What We Like

  • No way to lose.

  • Accessible to all ages.

What We Don't Like

  • Narrow selection of decorations.

  • Decorating a tree with candles is a bad idea.

This online Christmas game is so simple that little ones can play on their own. Drag and drop the Christmas tree decorations to make your own custom Christmas tree.

This online Christmas game is really more of a time waster than a game, but it's a lot of fun.

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Night Before Christmas

A screenshot of the game The Night Before Christmas
Primary Games

What We Like

  • Addictive gameplay.

  • In-game hints.

What We Don't Like

  • Time limits on levels.

  • Poor audio quality.

Night Before Christmas is an online Christmas game that's similar to Bejeweled. You'll want to clear the green presents in the background of the screen to move onto the next level.

Be sure to check out the instructions for this online Christmas game because they give you some great tips on how to create power-ups to get even more points.

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Off The Edge Christmas Ornaments

A screenshot of the game Off the Edge Christmas Ornaments
A Kid's Heart

What We Like

  • Useful power-ups.

  • Clear instructions.

What We Don't Like

  • No high score leader board.

  • Uninspired graphics.

To win this online Christmas game, you'll need to match three similar ornaments to remove them from the screen. If your ornaments reach the edge of the screen, you'll lose the level.

Beware of hazards like the Christmas tree that adds more ornaments to the board.

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Sleigh Shot Classic

Screenshot of the Sleigh Shot Classic free online Christmas game

What We Like

  • Funny concept.

  • Play at your own pace.

What We Don't Like

  • No music.

  • Obnoxious sound effects.

In this free Christmas game, you play Santa as he competes in the Long Distance Sleigh Shot. The goal is to fire Santa as far as you can.

Click once to position the cannon, and again to adjust the speed of the launch. The better you do each turn, the more money you earn, which you can redeem for boosts and other special tricks.

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Reindeer Bounce

Screenshot of the Reindeer Bounce free online Christmas game

What We Like

  • Cutesy presentation.

  • Novel spin on the "Breakout" formula.

What We Don't Like

  • Relentlessly challenging from the start.

  • Laggy controls.

Can you save Santa's reindeer from losing control? Your job with this free online Christmas game is to bounce the reindeer back to safety while avoiding the bombs!

Use your mouse to position the tray correctly at the bottom of the screen to make each reindeer bounce. Once they've bounced a few times, they'll shoot back into the sky where they belong.

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Where's Frosty?

Screenshot of the Where's Frosty? free online Christmas game

What We Like

  • Accessible to non-gamers.

  • Festive background music.

What We Don't Like

  • No instructions.

  • Reloads automatically when you click the wrong spot.

In this Christmas-themed online game, your objective is to help Santa find Frosty. Each picture has a hidden snowman; just click Frosty to tell Santa where he is.

You can keep playing this game over and over because the snowman is hidden somewhere different in each game.