So you've gotten people to say they'll come to your party. You've planned what you'll feed them, what they'll drink and even how your home will look. But then what will happen when they finally arrive? A host always hopes conversation will come easy and the laughs even easier, but some groups of guests might need a bit of a push. These ideas for party activities will be great for a summer gathering or a party any time of year!
If you're throwing a...
Sci-Fi movie night under the stars
Why not throw together a bingo board themed from the movie you've chosen? Make your own from a Bingo template online
and print them out to hand to guests before the movie starts.
Depending on the strength of the cocktails you're serving, a photo wall
— where you have a Polaroid camera and guests can take shots and pin photos up all night — or a quote wall
— where guests can leave notes — is either a genius idea or a terrible one (potentially both!). However the results come out, it'll be fun doing it!
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(Image credits: David & Deborah Hopler of D Squared Photography & Video for A Backyard S'mores Party; Janel Laban)