25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash Games

25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesPlanning a summer party soon? Don’t let it just be cake, ice cream and presents. Throw some fun party games in there to keep the kids entertained. Make your next summer party memorable with these 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash Games! There are so many different kinds of games that you can work into the party theme, as well as games for any age range. Even if there is not a party on your radar for the near future, it’d be fun to set up some of these fun activities to play with the kids this summer.

This doesn’t even have to be Angry Birds themed! Angry Birds Backyard Edition Game, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesAngry Birds Backyard Edition

Build a backyard obstacle course and have the kids help with ideas!Backyard Obstacle Course Ninja Warrior Style, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesBackyard Obstacle Course- Ninja Warrior Style

This is one of my favorite carnival games! You could add paint to the balloons to make it a little messy and more fun!Balloon Darts, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesBalloon Darts

I know you’ve heard of bobbing for apples, but donuts? This could get interesting!Bobbing for Donuts, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesBobbing for Donuts

Color fights! Skip the color run and make your own.Color Fights, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesDIY Color Powder for a Color Fight

I remember playing this in gym class when I was younger!Crab Soccer, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesCrab Soccer

So perfect on a hot day!DIY Outdoor Dunk Bucket, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesDIY Dunk Bucket

Start your engines! This pool noodle race car track is perfect for those who love racing and cars.DIY Pool Noodle Race Track, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesPool Noodle Race Track

An oldie, but a goodie – ring toss!DIY Ring Toss Game, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesDIY Ring Toss Game

Giant Jenga – Everything is better when it is BIG!Giant Jenga, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesGiant Jenga

Having a slumber party? Set up a ‘bowling alley’ in the yard with glow-in-the-dark necklaces!Glow in the Dark Night Bowling, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesGlow in the Dark Bowling

Light up the night with ring toss using glow-in-the-dark necklaces!Glow in the Dark Ring Toss, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesDIY Glow in the Dark Ring Toss

You don’t have to go anywhere to play mini golf, set up a course in your own backyard.Mini Golf Course, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesMini Golf Course

Break out the Nerf guns and set up some target games!Nerf Target Games, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesDIY Nerf Target Games

Use pool noodles to create different fun games!Pool Noodle Olympics Backyard Games, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesPool Noodle Olympic Backyard Games

A little messy version of Twister and maybe finish off with water gun fights!Shaving Cream Twister, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesShaving Cream Twister

Make batting practice more fun with bats and water balloons!Water Balloon Batting Practice, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesWater Balloon Batting Practice

Build an obstacle course for even more fun! All you need are some water guns, a string and some cups!Water Gun Cup Races, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesWater Gun Cup Races

Water games are always a great idea for summer parties!Water Wars with Sponge Bombs, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesWater Wars with Sponge Bombs

Spray paint your own Twister board on the lawn.Lawn Twister, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesLawn Twister

Keep the bugs off with a little bit of mud, and hose down afterward!Kids Mud Run, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesKids Mud Run

Anything  jumbo size is more fun – even when it involves water balloons!Jumbo Kerplunk Game, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesJumbo Kerplunk

Stay cool in the hot summer sun with sprinkler limbo. FUN!DIY Sprinkler Limbo, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesDIY Sprinkler Limbo

This is a great game for any age!The Shark Bit My Cup Water Transfer Relay Game, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesWater Transfer Relay

If it’s too hot outside, set up games indoors! Keep totals on a board and award the person with the highest points!Minute to Win It Games, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash GamesMinute to Win It Games

There you have it, 25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash Games the kids will absolutely LOVE! You don’t even need to have a party to play some of these games. Make your next family night a blast with an outdoor game or two! Which one will you try this summer? Let us know in the comments below!

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25 Best Backyard Birthday Bash Games