One of the great joys of summer is spending time in the backyard (or a park), enjoying the warm weather and the company of others. Adding to this cherished time of year are the games that can be played outside. These types of activities are geared toward groups and simple enough for everyone to learn—but generally impossible to master, making it anyone’s game to win.
Some of the most popular backyard games are supersized versions of things you’d play indoors. Jenga, the anxiety-inducing stacking game, has been reimagined as large blocks perfect for a patio. And for fans of the classic Yahtzee, there’s now Yardzee, a dice game for the lawn. There’s even a giant Connect-Four-style game that can be set up outside (and played standing up) for hours of fun.
So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down to see some of our favorite backyard games.
Make your outdoor parties fun with these backyard games.
Toppling Timbers Game
Hook and Ring Game
Yardzee Dice Lawn Game
Four in a Row Game (With Carrying Case)
Reusable Water Balloons (Set of 12)
Lawn Bowling Game
Leaning Axe and Knife Throwing Target
Rustic Ring Toss
Scavenger Hunt Tokens
Giant Garden Chess