Homicide at the Tacky Sweater Shindig murder mystery

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A fun Christmas murder mystery party game for ages 13+! There are 8 required characters and 4 optional characters - 12 unique players altogether! This is the instant download upon purchase version of the game - no waiting, nothing needs to be shipped as you'll have everything you need to play with the download - so no shipping fees!  Easy to host, easy to prepare.  If you prefer the boxed set (party ready pack), click on the link below in the helpful links section.  You will receive a host instruction file, printables file, and solution file. You also have an optional expandable team file.  The free invitation is below, under helpful links. 

Five out of ten star difficulty. 

This is the traditional in-person, mingling format. If you need a virtual game for Christmas to play on Zoom or other video chat platform - we got your back.  Click here for the virtual selection.  We do have a murder and non-murder virtual Christmas game. 

This game was revised on 8/25/21

Helpful Links:

Click here to view the character list!
Click here for the free, printable invitation!
Click here to view sample game materials.
Click here for the Party Ready Pack - have My Mystery Party staff prepare your game kit!
Click here to view the 12 character Expansion Pack #1.
Click here to view the 12 character Expansion Pack #2.
Click here to view the 9 character Expansion Pack #3.
Direct your guests to the corresponding pre-game site at 'Your Mystery Party'

Mystery Synopsis

Citizens of Holly Hills: save the date, mark your calendars, and set your alarms– the annual Tacky Sweater Shindig is just around the corner! This charming event will take place in the spectacular Silver Bells Ballroom of the Snowflake Manor. Party guests will mingle in tacky sweater garb with enchanting people, exquisite food, and fabulous entertainment. A night to remember, you will make to die for Christmas memories for years to come! Dress to impress in your Christmas tacky sweater best! On another note, rumors that some of the townspeople are planning to get revenge on one another this night are entirely false. Everybody will be perfectly safe. At least the Snowflake Manor’s management hope that’s the case. No drama will be tolerated! This is where your story begins.

If you are hosting this game in public &/or for profit &/or as a benefit to your organization/business, you'll need a commercial license.

Fun party food and decor DIY options: 

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Minimum age:
13 years
# of players:
8-12 players
Expansion packs:
12 players, 12 players, and 9 players
Expands to over 80 players with teams (including expansion packs)
Gender of players:
Co-ed or All Female (with required)