Sports & Outdoors

Party Games for your Next Outdoor Event

Are you planning a beach vacation, backyard barbecue, neighborhood get together or family picnic this summer? If you would you like to rouse some friendly competition among friends and neighbors or simply add a little excitement for your kids then check out the fun games and activities listed below. These games provide a sure fire way to help your guests stay entertained for a long day out in the sun.

Golf Toss

Golf toss games are popping up all over the beach. Franklin’s Beach Bumz Golf Toss game features a cherry lacquered finish with a water resistant coating. The six wooden bolos provided maximum bounce and deflection of all angles of the target. All outdoor games should be easy to set up and even easier to break down and this game definitely fits that bill. With easy twist bolts you will be ready for game time in a matter of seconds.

Beanbag Toss

Beanbag games are always a hit at outdoor events. The Advanced Bean Bag Toss arrives fully assembled, simply fold out the hide-away legs and get ready to play. Toss the beanbags into the opposing hole and add up your points. Whoever scores the most points wins the game. This is a great game to keep kids occupied at an outdoor event. It features 8 fabric beanbags, in two separate colors.

Boochie Ball

If you want a lightweight, easy to carry and fun to play beach game then check out the new action Boochie Toss Game available at Walmart. Toss the soft foam Boochie ball into the sand and then take turns trying to land your ball and hoop as close to it as possible. This game includes four toss rings, four bean balls, four wrist trackers, one 12-sided target and a super convenient vinyl travel bag. Each wrist tracker includes fun throwing challenges that will keep the whole family giggling.

Trac Ball

If you are looking for a fun two-person game that can be played on the beach or out in the backyard then check out Trac-Ball by Wham-O. This classic backyard favorite features two jumbo-sized rackets that make catching a breeze. Sail it, toss it and curve it. You can even try to toss it over your head or between your legs. The specially designed rackets send balls flying unbelievably far. Designed for ages six years and up this game provides hours of fun for both kids and adults.

Outdoor Yahtzee

Grab a bag of giant wooden yard dice and bring the classic game of Yahtzee right to your own backyard. These dice come in a convenient carrying case so you can bring them to your summer picnic, tailgate, backyard, beach or pool activity. These might look perfect for kids, but the truth is adults will enjoy playing with these life-sized dice too.

Horseshoe Toss

Do you remember playing horseshoes as a kid? Did your parents or friends have a set that seemed to appear at every neighborhood barbecue or picnic? This game is easy to set up. Simply place two poles into the mud, dirt or sand and start tossing those horseshoes at them. This Licensed Horseshoe Set and Carrying Case would make a perfect addition to any outdoor party.

All of these games and many more are available from Walmart.