18 nostalgic wedding lawn games for your outdoor reception fête

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Photo by Phil Bourne

Outdoor wedding lawn games are a killer way to keep kids and kids-at-heart busy at a reception. They're even more rad at a no dancing reception. Take advantage of a good season and some outdoor space for badminton, ring toss, corn hole, and giant versions of your favorite nostalgic games like Jenga and 4-to-Score. Plus, it'll get your indoor gaming friends out into familiar territory.

Let's get to the games!

Rustic wooden cornhole

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Hand-made cornhole boards by Etsy seller JTBsWoodWorks

You can even get JTBsWoodWorks to add custom logos, cupholders, and scoreboards! (Our own editor Megan is using these for her wedding lawn games.) Or you can even add LED lights to your rustic wooden cornhole boards…

LED cornhole(!)

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LED corhole boards by JTBsWoodWorks

Comes in four colors (blue, red, green, or white)! Nighttime receptions will look so rad. You can even get cornhole bags in custom colors to match your theme.

Giant Jenga (with custom names!)

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Giant Jenga (with custom names!)

Ring Toss Game

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Ring toss game

Giant 4-to-Score

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Giant 4-to-Score

Bocce Ball

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Bocce Ball

Lawn bowling

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Wooden Lawn Bowling

Giant Inflatable Bowling Set

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Giant inflatable bowling set

Or how about inflatables that look like real bowling pins?

Lawn Yahtzee

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Lawn Yahtzee

Giant Dice Game

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Giant Wooden Dice Game

More dice, less problems, I always say.

Yazoo Disc Toss Game

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Yazoo Disc Toss Game

In Yazoo, players attempt to knock bottles or cans from perches on vertical poles. Watch for heads!

Spikeball

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Spikeball

This game was a Shark Tank darling. The object is to bounce a ball onto a trampoline-style net. Probably won't hold people… fair warning.

Croquet

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Croquet

If you're feeling fancy!

Kubb

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Kubb Set

The object is to knock over wooden blocks, known as kubbs, by throwing wooden batons at them, known as "haselsticks." Like bowling meets horseshoes!

Molkky

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Mölkky

The players use a wooden pin (also called "mölkky") to try to knock over wooden pins (also called "skittles") of almost similar dimensions with the throwing pin, which are marked with numbers from 1 to 12.

Lawn Darts

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Jarts Lawn Darts

The MUCH safer version from the ones that were banned when we were kids.

Rubber horseshoes

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Rubber horseshoes

Air Scoop Ball

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Air Scoop Ball

And a custom sign to get everyone to the game area!

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Lawn Games sign

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