If you want to throw just a usual party, then skip this blog. But if you are looking for some killer ideas to host a memorable gathering, then you are in the right place.
Now, think back to the last super-duper cool event you’ve attended that everyone truly enjoyed. Is it free food, or a signature cocktail that made it so special? Or, maybe a fresh dance party playlist that everyone raved about? Either way, there is one ingredient needed for a genuinely awesome get-together. Make sure you add it; otherwise, your party won’t be complete.
As a host, you want to include some entertaining activities to keep your guests engaged from the very first minutes of an event. There is no place for yawns, awkward silences, or glazed-over eyes at your party! Offer your guest these exciting icebreaker board games to encourage the connection between people and provide a ton of fun.
Shake up the things with these board games perfect for any event. Whether you are organizing a big party with your friends or a small get-together for your family, you better have some tissues ready, because all of you will laugh your belly into jelly. You won’t find any complex games that require strategic thinking and waste one’s brain resources, but rather five easy-to-join games, in case some of the guests are late or want to get another refreshing drink.
All of them have simple rules, so you don’t need to spend the whole night trying to figure out how they work. You don’t need to worry about the number of players, either. These games can be enjoyed with any group guests, however, the more, the merrier!
Apples to Apples
When it comes to a hilarious way to start a party, there is always hype around Cards Against Humanity designed for “horrible people” as it says on their famous tagline. In case you want to avoid sensitive topics, consider its no less amusing brother Apples to Apples appropriate for any occasion. There are two sets of cards contained in the game: red apple cards with nouns on them, and green apple cards with a bunch of funny, quirky and zany adjectives. Each round, a new judge picks a green card, and the other players choose one red card from their hand that goes best with it. Then the judge shuffles the cards, reads the words aloud, and selects a winning word combination. Be ready to laugh out loud, because most of the time, you will hear some of the silliest matches ever. This priceless game is sure to highlight your party.
The name of this ridiculously fun game speaks for itself – it will have your guests buzz and laugh instantly. The players are offered to write their answers to open-ended questions. And don’t bother having the response sound rational, since it is your time to shine. Reveal your true self with creative answers and make everyone in the room gasp with laughter. Just imagine how hilarious the answers will be when asked, “What would be the dumbest thing to say in a job interview?” In contrast to Apples to Apples, in this game, players need to guess themselves which answer the judge has chosen. Say Anything is certainly a great way to get to know each other better, especially if you have a new friend coming to your party.
This family-friendly interactive game will get your imagination working in the most entertaining way possible. See how good your guests are good at guessing words. Divide your friends into two teams and let a race begin. Have two players act out the words from the list for their teams to guess. The trick is that in Charades, they need to compete at the same time, and that is exactly what makes this game so exciting. Perfect for any age, this game is a classic must-play after having your stomach satisfied. The ultimate thrill of the race will keep your guests engaged from beginning to the very end!
Don’t bother with the party music playlist ever again! Instead, have your guests sing themselves to win the musical race across the board. To begin, all players need to come up with trigger words on their music hit-list and share them with the rest of the guests. The first player to blurt out a song containing five words from the list gets a chance to roll the dice. But the fun doesn’t stop here! In case your friend lands on a clef on the game board, they must pull the card and complete a challenge. Prepare to laugh a lot, because these totally crazy tasks will show who is a singer, and who really isn’t! Genius in its simplicity, Spontaneous can be taught in a few minutes and deliver tons of fun. Take your get-together to the next level with this absolutely brilliant game.
Here’s a munchkin-powered idea for your next party. Make your immature character strong and join an epic battle with monsters. The point of Munchkin is to reach level 10. The game contains Door cards and Treasure cards that make two stacks. When it’s your turn, kick open the door and discover what secret is waiting for you. Level up and pull the treasure every time you kill the monster. In case, there is no monster behind the door, you can choose to draw another card face down, or play a monster card from your hand. During your turn, you also get a chance to activate your curse, and even steal a powerful weapon from your buddy. Whether you decide to cooperate with other players or play on your own, Munchkin is sure to bring the action to your event, and, with many doors and treasures in the deck, you won’t run out of cards any time soon.