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Keep your shit under control. You don’t want to look like a “Vegas Rookie” at the company’s first shindig.
Follow every drink with a glass of water. Seriously. It’s a bartender trick that lets you keep drinking without getting too drunk too fast.
Don’t do ANY FUCKING DRUGS. Or anything else illegal. You’re still new there. You don’t totally know what’s what. You wouldn’t be the first greenhorn to get a pink slip for Christmas because you went too far too fast with people you don’t know well enough to go far and fast with.
If you’re having a good time, following all of the above rules, and there’s some crazy after party you want to go to, go. Much better to let your freak flag fly away from/after the actual company-sanctioned event than at/during.
Lastly, never forget you are still with co-workers; people who may be your boss or subordinates someday (you never know). So find that tiny line between having fun and being respected - it’ll pay bigger bank than your Christmas bonus.
PS: I fucking hate that idiotic closing (Cheers) so unless you’re British or it’s the holidays, DON’T use it. Thank you in advance ;)