You’ve planned the perfect outdoor wedding and have your
schedule set for the big day, but you may have forgot about one gap in your
guests schedule. As your guests start arrive at the reception location and wait
for the party to begin, things can get a little dull while the wedding party is busy taking photos. Spice things up for your guests and add some
of these great outdoor games as a fun way to forget the wait.
Take this classic kids game and take it up a notch by bumping
up the size of the blocks. This is a great game that all guests can enjoy no
matter their age. Double the fun by writing questions on the blocks and now
your guests can get to know each other better while they play!
This tailgate staple can transition easy to entertain guests at
your outdoor reception. Consider custom painting the wood to match your wedding
colors and even your last name so you have a personalized backyard game you can
While this one is slightly lesser known than other backyard
games, it definitely is not any less fun. It is easy to learn and can be played
by everyone except small children. This one can also be painted to match your
With a simple online search you can find lots of well known
games optimized for outdoor fun. Giant checkers or chess, Connect 4, and
Scrabble are only a few of the games you can find for your wedding guests to
Break out the mallets and give your guests the chance to
compete against each other with this more challenging backyard game. Consider
simplifying a version for your younger attendees if children will be present.
This simple, yet addicting, game is easy to supply for your
guests and can get pretty competitive. They can play in teams as well to
maximize the number of players.
Get slightly more creative and think about making some mini
golf holes for your guests to test their putting skills. Whether you have one
or nine different holes, it won’t even feel like they are waiting as they play.
Any of these will help make your wedding more memorable and fun
for your guests. It also gives the non-dancers something to do once the party
gets started. Talk it over with each other and pick one or more of these games
to bring to your big day!