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37 Incredibly Fun Outdoor Lawn Games You’ll Want to Play All Summer

Even if you haven’t got plans to go anywhere, when the sun is shining you just want to be outside, so turn sun time into fun time with these incredibly fun outdoor lawn games which the whole family can enjoy. You could play Capture the Flag in the dark, or maybe you’d prefer a game of giant Jenga? Whether you like your leisure time frantic or with a little bit of finesse, you’ll want to play these games all summer long.

37 Incredibly Fun Outdoor Lawn Games

Backyard Golf Cornhole

Backyard Golf Cornhole

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Whether golf, beer pong, or cornhole is your favorite game, you can enjoy a combination of all three with this fun backyard set. Comprising 2 cornhole boards and 12 balls, this set comes with a carry-case so you can bring it to the beach, park, or the next door neighbor’s BBQ.


Flashflight LED Light Up Flying Disc

Flashflight LED Light Up Flying Disc

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Keep the fun going long after the sun has gone down with Nite Lze light up flying disc. Available in red, green, blue, or color-changing, this LED disc can be seen easily in the dark, meaning not only can play carry on, but the disc won’t get lost, wherever it lands.


Flickin Chicken

Flickin Chicken

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Hilarious fun for all the family, even the youngest players can join in with Flickin’ Chicken. As batty as it sounds, players must toss their rubber chickens with skill and precision (or just lob them) and try to get them to hit – and stay on – the target.


Lawn Darts Game

Lawn Darts Game

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Make darts a safe game to play with this outdoor set. The aim of the game is to land your darts inside the rings which have been placed on the grass; because both the targets and the darts glow in the dark, the competition can go on long after sunset.


Inflatable Bumper Ball

Inflatable Bumper Ball

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Give them the thrills without the spills with a pair of BBOP balls. Filled with confetti and LED lights, these hilarious balls are inflatable and designed to be worn on the body, so players young and not so young can slam, push, and barge their opponents without getting hurt.


Giant Playing Cards

Giant Playing Cards

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Supersize all of your favorite card games with a set of giant playing cards. Fun to play with and even more fun to shuffle, these cards are just like a regular deck, only bigger at approx. 8.5” x 5.5”. For indoor and outdoor use, they’re also useful for the visually impaired.


Kan Jam Frisbee Yard Game

Kan Jam Frisbee Yard Game

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Set up the fun wherever you are with Kan Jam, the Frisbee game with a difference. This set comes with a disc and 2 goals; the aim of the game is to fly the disc into the opposing ‘can’, so it’s much more fun than simply throwing and catching!


Jumbo-4-To-Score Giant Lawn Board Game

Jumbo-4-To-Score Giant Lawn Board Game

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4 to Score is a hugely popular game and can be played by even the youngest of family members. Take the fun outside and soak up some vitamin D while playing on this super-sized outdoor lawn game version, which comes in vibrant colors and stands at 46” high.


Kubb Lawn Game

Kubb Lawn Game

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While the Swedish Vikings played with the bones of their victims, this game of Kubb is made using something slightly less macabre – wood! The aim of the game is to knock over all the wooden stakes on the opposing side before toppling the ‘king’ piece in the center.


Backyard Bocce Set

Backyard Bocce Set

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Suitable for one on one play or for teams, this bocce set is available in hard classic or soft rubber designs, to suit both the age of the players and the surface to be played on. With eight 90mm balls and one 40mm ball, the set also includes a measuring tool.


Bucket Washer Outdoor Game

Bucket Washer Outdoor Game

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Set up this bucket washer set wherever you like and it will keep the kids (and adults) entertained for hours. With 12 buckets and 2 balls included, the buckets can be weighted with sand or water to stop them tipping over as players attempt to get the ball into their targets.


Pass The Pigs Big Pigs

Pass The Pigs Big Pigs

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Pass the Big Pigs is the oversized version of the ever popular Pass the Pigs, and it’s even more fun than the original. Ideal for outdoor play, this pair of giant swine are ready to be rolled as many times as your nerves can take, but watch out for the game-ending Oinker!


Scoop Ball

Scoop Ball

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Up to 6 players can take part in a game of Scoop Ball with this colorful multi-player set. With six pairs of colored scoops and 6 matching lightweight waffle balls, this classic game is ideal for the beach, park, or backyard and can be adapted to include your own rules.


Yoga Dice

Yoga Dice

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If you fancy having an impromptu yoga session in the living room or garden, this set of wooden dice will take the place of an instructor. Each roll will take you to a different pose, which you can adopt whether alone or as a fun activity with family or friends.


NFL Cornhole

NFL Cornhole

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Whether you are staying at home or off on a road trip, this set will provide a fun activity to break up the day. Consisting of two Cornhole boards and beanbags, the boards have folding legs so they take up very little room in the car or the home.


Spikeball Yard Game

Spikeball Yard Game

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Spikeball is a fast and furious game for two teams of two players. Like volleyball, players must return the ball to the other side via a net, but in the case of Spikeball, the net is horizontal and the ball must bounce on it before reaching the opposing team’s side.


Bottle Bash

Bottle Bash

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With an almost instant set-up, Bottle Bash can be played in the water, on grass, or on sand. The aim of the game is to knock your opponent’s bottle off the pole, while they have to try to catch both the bottle and Frisbee before they hit the ground.


The Pocket Shot

The Pocket Shot

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Probably one of the smallest and most portable slingshots around, the Pocket Shot can be used to fire marbles, mini marshmallows, or even stainless steel ammo for those who want to get some serious target practice in as it can fire up to 350 feet per second.


Pickleball Lawn Game

Pickleball Lawn Game

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Don’t be fooled by the lightweight balls and small wooden paddles, because Pickleball is fast and it’s furious! Great exercise for all the family, this game can be played with two or four players and is suited to both indoor and outdoor use, with or without a net.


Giant Lawn Jenga

Giant Lawn Jenga

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Giant Jenga is best played outside, because it gets tense and it gets loud! With a starting height of over 2 feet, the tower can build to over 5 feet as each player carefully and slowly pulls out a brick and lays it on top, without making the whole thing topple.


Giant Tic Tac Toss Yard GameGame/Lawn Games for Adults & Kids

Giant Tic Tac Toss Yard GameGame/Lawn Games for Adults & Kids

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Up the ante on a classic game of Tic Tac Toe with this giant outdoor lawn game. It’s a battle of strategy, skill, and sheer good luck as players race to complete a line of three huge wooden crosses or circles within the 30” x 30” rope grid.


Kingdoms Lawn Game

Kingdoms Lawn Game

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Equally suited to small gatherings or groups of up to 16 people, the Kingdoms lawn game will take skill and determination to defeat the steely opponents. Made up of different kingdoms, players must claim their territory and reign supreme while avoiding the wooden ball armies which attack at will.


Ladder Toss Yard Game

Ladder Toss Yard Game

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Ladder Toss is a great way to get the family out of the house and into the fresh air. Suitable for players of two or more, the game involves throwing a rubber and rope bollo at the opposing ladder to win points based on where the bollo attaches.


Horseshoes

Horseshoes

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This rubber horseshoe game makes a classic game safer for even the younger members of the family to play. With 4 brightly colored, lightweight horseshoes and 2 rubber mats, this particular set is so easy to put together that the kids can do it by themselves.


Giant Beer Pong

Giant Beer Pong

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Beer pong just got bigger and better (and doesn’t involve any beer) with this portable, gigantic outdoor set. With 12 collapsible cups and two inflatable balls, this set can be played anywhere with a bit of space, and comes with 2 pumps complete with needles.


Wooden Lawn Bowling Set

Wooden Lawn Bowling Set

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Bowling is such a classic game which can be enjoyed by all ages. Suitable for short grass, carpet, or sand, this wooden set has been carefully hand-painted and includes ten wooden pins, two wooden balls, and a handy mesh carry bag.


BULZiBUCKET

BULZiBUCKET

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You can play this game wherever you want, even in the pool, but no matter where you play it, it’ll be fun. With 3 hacky sacks for each team included, players must throw the bean bag into the three tier bucket to score points and go on to win the game.


Bean Bag Bucketz

Bean Bag Bucketz

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Suitable for ages 8+, Bean Bag Bucketz is a fun game that’s easy to set up and super fun to play. With 7 buckets at various heights on the pole, players need to throw the bean bags into the buckets to get their score as close to 21 as they can.


Rollors Backyard Game

Rollors Backyard Game

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A mash up of horseshoes, bocce ball, and bowling, this award-winning game saves carrying multiple sets around when you head to the beach and park. With two wooden goals and six wooden discs, both skill and luck will determine the score as each disc has two possible values.


Snake Eyes Yard Dice

Snake Eyes Yard Dice

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Whatever game you use dice for, take it outside and into the fresh air with a set of six giant handmade solid wood dice. With instructions included for how to play four different games, these dice can also be used to play any other dice-led game you choose.


Capture the Flag REDUX

Capture the Flag REDUX

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Capture the Flag has been a much-loved game for years, and for good reason. Now kids and adults alike can continue to play long after the day has ended with this awesome glow in the dark set, which includes 25 light-up pieces, and instructions for 12 different ways to play.


Ring Toss

Ring Toss

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This ring toss game is large, robust, and will last for years. Made of wood with red and blue durable plastic rings, the game can be adapted to suit all ages and abilities, with the older more experienced players standing further away than their younger counterparts.


Yard Dominoes

Yard Dominoes

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Suited for both the backyard and a pretty picnic spot, dominoes is a gentle way to while away the time. Handmade from solid pine, each one of the 28 tiles is sanded and smoothed, and then branded to make the pips, giving the whole set a wonderfully rustic feel.


RampShot

RampShot

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Rampshot is to outdoor lawn games what Tigger is to stuffed toys! Fast, furious, and so much fun, teammates stand on opposite sides of the ramp while they try to intercept the ball as it bounces off the ramp from their co-players’ shots.


Crossnet

Crossnet

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There’ll be no risk of teammates stepping on your toes when you play this version of volleyball. With a four-square net which is height-adjustable to suit men, women, and children, the game has all the fun and pace of the classic beach game, with a new added twist.


Vintage Croquet Set

Vintage Croquet Set

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Croquet is quite a genteel lawn game and is perfect for spending an afternoon outdoors with family or friends. With 6 wooden mallets included, the aim is to knock the croquet balls through the copper wickets in as few goes as possible, in order to win the game.


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