Outdoor gatherings are the perfect opportunity to gather with friends and family, soak up the sun and enjoy some refreshing drinks. To add an extra layer of excitement to your outdoor get-togethers, why not incorporate some fun drinking games? These games are designed to bring laughter, competition and a touch of friendly rivalry to your party. From classics like beer pong to unique twists on popular games, here are some exciting drinking games that will undoubtedly amp up the energy at your outdoor gatherings. One classic game that never fails to entertain is beer pong. Set up a table with a triangle of cups at either end, fill them with your beverage of choice and grab some ping pong balls. The objective is simple: throw the ball into the opponent’s cups and if successful, they have to drink the contents. The team that eliminates all the cups on the opposing side wins. Beer pong is a crowd favorite that guarantees hours of laughter, cheers and the occasional epic comeback.
For a twist on a childhood favorite, try giant Jenga with a drinking twist. Stack a tower of oversized Jenga blocks and take turns removing one block at a time. Each block has a rule written on it, such as take two sips or makes a rule. The rules add a hilarious element of surprise, making each turn more exciting than the last. As the tower gets taller and shakier, the tension rises and the drinks flow freely. If you are looking for a game that tests your balance and coordination, try a lively round of flip cup. Split into two teams and line up on opposite sides of a table. Each player has a cup filled with their preferred beverage and the race begins. The first player must drink their drink and then flip the cup upside down by flicking it with their fingers. Once successful, the next player goes and so on. The team to finish flipping all their cups first wins the game. Flip cup is fast-paced, exhilarating and perfect for bringing out your competitive side.
To challenge your memory skills while having a great time, set up a game of drunk Jenga. Write fun and daring commands on each Jenga block, such as take a shot, swap drinks with a player or do a dance. As players pull blocks, they must complete the action written on them. The backyard drinking games gets progressively wilder as the tower becomes more unstable, leading to plenty of laughter and unforgettable moments. Remember, it is essential to drink responsibly and ensure everyone at your gathering is of legal drinking age. Encourage players to pace themselves and provide non-alcoholic options for those who prefer not to drink. The focus should always be on having a good time and creating lasting memories with friends and loved ones. So, the next time you plan an outdoor gathering, consider incorporating these exciting drinking games.