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Exciting party games and theme party ideas!
Give your guests the time of their life with some new party ideas from the party experts. Rest assured these party themes and games will keep guests at ease. Check out Adult Party Themes and Kids Party Ideas below:
Adult Party Ideas
Kids Party Ideas
Poker Tournament - Play for money or just for fun.

Karaoke or Open
Mic - Create your own version of American Idol.

Graffiti Mixer - Have guests arrive in white t-shirts and draw on each other with highlighters. Use black lights to illuminate what has been written.

Murder Mystery - Each guest is assigned to act as a character. Which one will be the cruel murderer?

Tug of War
- Set up your backyard for the ultimate challenge between couples or sexes.

Twister - Old fashioned game with new found fun.

Sock Hop - Roll with the oldies and turn up Elvis. No shoes allowed!

Truth or Dare - Go around in a circle and have each guest pick "truth" or "dare."

Boxer Shorts & Bow Tie
- Guests arrive in their pajamas that can be naughty or nice!

Charades - An oldie but a goodie! No words, just act out the words or phrases written on cards - tie to the theme for extra fun.

Shotgun Wedding - Handcuff a couple together for a whole night! Play games, appear in public and embarrass the husband and wife to-be...

Widow's Ball
- Dress all in black and dine out in honor of the dead.

White Elephant - Each guest brings a unisex gift and trades with each other until time is up. Open and enjoy!

You've Got the Right Stuff - Kick it 80's style where mullets are definitely back in style.

Black & White - Have guests arrive wearing only black or white clothing. Then use black lights to illuminate the party.

Animal House - Every adult must retreat back to their college days. Plan a reunion with toga's galore!

Phantom of the Opera - Throw your own Masquerade Ball and permit only those with a mask!

When I grow up... - Have guests arrive dressed up in the uniform of what they wanted to be when they were 5 years old.




When I grow up... - Let kids come to the party dressed in the uniform of what they want to be when they grow up.

Obstacle Course - Arrange two teams that compete against each other in a homemade obstacle course.

Hayride -
Look up local farms for hayrides or hiking on haunted trails. Have guests dress up as their favorite farm animal.

Crafts -
Have kids create their own treat bags to bring home after the party.

Tye Dye
Let kids tye dye their very own shirt, shorts, socks, or towel.

Scavenger Hunt - Put together a list of odds and ends for kids to go out and find from the neighbors. The pair with most items found, wins!

Back to the 80's - Have kids dress in clothes from the 80's... where mullets were allowed!

Costume Parade -
Prance around in your costume while the judges take a look. Award 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize.

Bob for Apples -
Easy to prepare, just dump apples in bin of luke warm water. Let the fun begin!

Pumpkin Carving Contest - Have guests bring their own pumpkin and provide designs and be sure to help kids with the carving.

Dr. Jeckel's Lab - Provide a laboratory of objects in concealed containers and let kids reach inside. i.e. Eyeballs that are really peeled grapes!

Mummy W rap -
Each team wraps another in toilet paper to create the best mummy. Or, let kids wrap the real "mummy," the host of the party.

Coloring Contest
Make copies of coloring pages and award prizes for staying in the lines.

Beauty Salon -
Hire your babysitter to attend your child's party and do hair and makeup as if in a beauty salon.

Face Painting
Have a clown arrive with face paints and temporary tattoos!

Movie Night - Pop popcorn, serve refreshments and play movies all night long. Compliment the party with PIZZA!

Dance Party -
Let kids compete in a dance off. Turn your party go-ers into little disco divas!

Fun Christmas Games

Find below fun game ideas for Christmas!

Gift Boxes

Wrap a small gift in a small box. Put the box in a slightly larger box and wrap it. Then put that in a slightly larger box and wrap it, and so on. Write a message on top of each box such as "This gift goes to the person standing closest to the tree". That person gets the gift, opens it and finds the next box with a message that could say something like this: "Sorry! This present goes to the person who is sitting next to you on the left!" That person then gets the gift and opens it. The next message can say “This gift is for the person whose birthday is closest to December 25th.” The last message can say “sorry but this gift is for the person who washed the dishes!”


Pinatas make also a great party game for Christmas. Find other game ideas and gorgeous reindeer, Christmas tree, snowman and Santa pinatas at!

How to Play the Pinata Party Game

Whether you are hosting an adult or a child birthday party, the pinata party game is bound to be the highlight of the celebration. The pinata is a great kid party game for all occasions!
Step by Step Instructions:

1. First, make sure you have everything needed to play this kid party game, such as a rope, a place from where to hang the pinata (a tree branch, a basketball hoop, two adults holding ends of a rope with a pinata hanging in middle, etc.), pinata candy and toy stuffers, a pinata buster stick and blindfolds for the participants.

2. Fill the pinata with the party favors before guests arrive at the party.

3. Organize the kids in a line, starting with the smallest one all the way to the tallest one. Only blindfold children that are over 3 years old, then spin them around a few times, provide them with the pinata buster stick and let loose to hit the pinata.

4. For safety's sake, while a child is hitting the pinata during the game, all other children must be kept away (a minimum 15' radius is recommended) from the hitter. Furthermore, the child should have completely ceased to hit the pinata before you allow the other kids to go grab the party favors spilled on the floor.

5. Allow each child to hit the pinata at least a couple of times before you move on to the next child.

To make the pinata party game even more fun, the pinata must be swung up and down, and guests must be encouraged to misdirect the pinata hitter (if the pinata is down, tell the hitter the pinata is up, etc).

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History of Pinatas

Pinatas have been used all around the world for hundreds of years to celebrate special occasions, mainly kid birthday parties. Although breaking a pinata at children's birthdays is very much a tradition among Hispanics, this fun kid party game has spread throughout the entire United States.

The tradition of breaking a pinata originated in Europe in ancient times. It was a simple painted clay pot decorated with colorful paper and filled with candy and coins. Today pinatas are made of paper Mache.

The traditional Mexican star-shaped pinata was part of early Christmas Mexican celebrations representing the Star of Bethlehem that guided worshippers to baby Jesus.

Today the pinata has come to replace the game of “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” as kids favorite party game. Nowadays it is even used as a party decoration: it makes a great centerpiece! Pull string pinatas, a gentler version of this popular party activity, have been invented to allow toddlers enjoy the game as much as older kids do.

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