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The Best Bloomington Christmas Party idea

Sleigh with an interactive murder mystery party

Add an avalanche of fun, excitement and belly laughs to your Christmas party with an interactive Jest murder mystery show. Performed anywhere in and around Bloomington, these 5-star-rated, interactive games are engineered to create a unique Christmas party experience that will keep your group laughing for years to come.

Bloomington's Funniest Party Entertainment

Meet Jest

Jest Murder Mystery Co. is the funniest murder mystery dinner theater company in the US specializing in interactive murder mystery party entertainment for all occasions.

Guaranteed to unite groups using mystery & laughter, Jest shows are part scripted, part improvised & all about making your guests stars. Each murder mystery party is unique leaving every audience with a shared experience to laugh about for years to come.

Jest Murder Mystery Co. has professional actors in Bloomington and across the nation & will travel anywhere to entertain your group. Our shows are the perfect entertainment option for corporate events, team building activities, group entertainment, company parties, birthday parties, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, holiday & Christmas parties & much more. Get Pricing

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5 Reasons to Book Jest for Your office Christmas party in Bloomington

1. Unleash Your Group's Holiday Spirit

Christmas is all about spreading joy and celebrating the holiday season. Jest murder mystery parties capture the essence of the season in a unique and engaging way. Our professionally scripted mysteries ensure your guests are fully immersed in the spirit of the season

2. Unique Interactive Entertainment

Tired of the same old holiday parties with repetitive activities? Looking for a new idea? Our murder mystery Christmas events are designed to keep everyone involved from start to finish. Your guests become the detectives, actively participating in solving the crime while interacting with our talented cast of characters. It’s a fantastic way to break the ice, encourage teamwork, and create lasting memories.

3. Hassle-Free Planning

Planning a Christmas party can be overwhelming, but with Jest Murder Mystery Co. you pick the place and we provide the entertainment, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for you and your guests.

4. Actual Professional Actors

Our team of thoroughly auditioned, trained and experienced professional Bloomington area actors bring will your murder mystery to life. With their exceptional improvisation skills and attention to detail, they will create an unforgettable experience that will captivate your guests from the moment they arrive.

5. Memorable Festive Fun

Looking to make a lasting impression? Our murder mystery parties are a surefire way to create a memorable event that your guests will talk about for years to come. With hilarious moments of improvisation that are unique to every audience, our interactive experiences guarantee an evening filled with laughter, intrigue, and holiday cheer.

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What to Expect

Expect smiles, shenanigans and maybe even a little dancing. Expect shy people to come out of their shells. Expect surprises, shouts and jokes, but most of all, expect a lot of laughter.

A Jest show is no ordinary murder mystery dinner theater. There are no spooky scenes, no stage separating the show from the audience and we can guarantee that a dozen overzealous actors won’t be competing for your attention. Because when you hire Jest, it’s not about the actors, the story or even the mystery, it’s about making sure your guests have a great time.

We’ve been around a long time and we’ve earned our reputation for high quality entertainment. We only book professional actors and we’re darn good at making sure everyone has a blast. Get Pricing

Don’t settle for an ordinary Christmas party when you can host an extraordinary one with Jest Murder Mystery Co. of Bloomington. Get in touch with us today to discuss your Christmas party ideas and let us help you create an unforgettable event that will be the talk of the town! ‘Tis the season to be merry …and mysterious!

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Bloomington Locations

Wherever You Want

Jest Murder Mystery Company will travel to any location you choose to perform for your group.  We regularly perform murder mystery parties in restaurant private rooms, banquet facilities, wineries, conference centers, offices and even private residences. You pick the location and we bring the entertainment to you. Get pricing

How to Host a Memorable Christmas Party in Bloomington

  1. Choose a Christmas Mystery Theme: Set the tone for your party by selecting a Christmas or Holiday-themed mystery. Whether you prefer a classic whodunit set in a snowy Victorian manor or a modern twist with a holiday office party gone wrong, we have a range of thrilling mysteries to suit every taste.
  2. Send Festive Invitations: Build anticipation among your guests by sending out creative and festive invitations that hint at the mystery to come.
  3. Dress to Impress in Christmas Attire: Encourage your guests to dress up in their best Christmas attire or as characters that match the theme of your show. Ugly Christmas sweaters, Santa hats, and holiday-themed accessories add an extra layer of fun and immersion to the event.
  4. Create an Enchanting Atmosphere: Transform your venue into a winter wonderland with festive decorations, twinkling lights, and seasonal accents. Set the stage for the mystery by incorporating elements such as crime scene tape, evidence boards, and magnifying glasses as part of the decor.
  5. Don’t Forget the Catering: Bar options and themed holiday treats can enhance the festive atmosphere of your event. Ask your favorite Bloomington area venue if they can offer a menu of Christmas-themed treats and drinks. From holiday cocktails and mulled wine to festive finger foods and sweet desserts, there will be something to entice even the Scroogiest person at your holiday party.
  6. Capture Memories: Be sure to take photos of your party and share the photos with your guests afterward as a reminder of the fantastic time they had. Always tag Jest Murder Mystery Co. if you post them to your socials. We love seeing all the smiling faces of happy Jest murder mystery goers!
  7. Extend the Festivities: If you’re hosting a larger corporate event or want to make it a weekend getaway, consider incorporating other holiday-themed activities into the itinerary. Organize group outings to Christmas markets, ice skating rinks, or seasonal attractions in the area, ensuring the celebrations continue beyond the holiday murder mystery party.
  8. Book Your Christmas Party Today: Ready to plan an unforgettable Christmas party that will have your guests talking long after the season is over? Contact Jest Murder Mystery Co. of Bloomington today and let our team of experts assist you in creating a one-of-a-kind Christmas party experience filled with mystery, laughter, and holiday cheer.

Remember, spaces fill up quickly long before the Christmas season, so secure your booking early to avoid losing your preferred date. Get in touch with us now and start planning the ultimate Bloomington Christmas party!

Not looking to get caught up in all the stress that goes along with planning a Christmas party in December? Book your Christmas Party in November or January and escape from the stress of the season (we also tend to have more availability in these months). Get Pricing

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A Team Building Christmas Party

Watch laughter and food bring your office together

When it comes to fostering unity and building stronger bonds among team members, laughter and food play powerful roles. Incorporating these elements into your office Christmas party can create a positive and inclusive atmosphere that enhances collaboration and camaraderie.

By combining a really fun activity with a tasty meal service, your corporate Christmas party can harness the power of these elements to create a positive and cohesive team building environment. Consider combining a Jest Murder Mystery party with a festive menu that includes a variety of delicious dishes to be shared and enjoyed together, to foster connections and create lasting memories.

Remember, when people laugh and share a meal together, barriers are broken down, relationships are strengthened, and teams become more united. Embrace the power of laughter and food at your office Christmas party to create a memorable and impactful event that brings your team closer together. Get Pricing

Creative Murder Mystery Themes

For Your Bloomington Christmas Party

At Jest Murder Mystery Co., we offer a range of exciting Christmas party themes that are guaranteed to add a touch of intrigue and entertainment to your holiday celebration. Whether you’re hosting a small office Christmas Party, a large corporate Christmas event, or a holiday fundraiser, our immersive themes will captivate your guests and create a memorable experience. One teensy-weensy caveat: Not all shows are available in all areas.  Show themes will be confirmed once your actors are booked. Get Pricing

Explore some of our popular Christmas party themes below:

A Dickens of a Killing

This Charles Dickens inspired holiday murder mystery theme takes place in merry olde England.

Harm for the Holidays

A modern murder mystery theme set at the family holiday dinner of Harm Enterprises, LLC.

The Christmas Killer

A Christmas toy themed murder mystery featuring a cast of misfit toys, reindeer and other classic Christmas characters.

The Anti-Claus

We bring Santa and daytime television together in this Christmas themed murder mystery party.

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