This is a very high energy game. Everybody gets a balloon attached to a string that is tied to their ankle. The object is to pop other peoples balloon’s while protecting yours. Players must stay within arranged areas. You can spice this up by adding a freeze portion. When the music stops, all must stop.
Suggested Music: Get Ready For This, or any Hi NRG Song!
Balloon Pass #1
Teams are made, two lines facing each other for each team. 1st two people put balloons between them where ever the DJ calls, i.e.: hips, shoulders, stomach and they hold the balloon at between that point on their bodies and go to the end of the line where the balloon is passed back to the head of the line and the next couple go.
Balloon Pass #2
For this fast and fun game, you make long lines of people. For example, three ines of ten people each. The first person in line passes a balloon over their head to the person behind them, who in turn passes the balloon between their legs to the person behind them, who passes the balloon over their head and so on. When the balloon gets to the end of the line, that person runs to the front of the line and i starts all over. The line that gets the starting person all the way to the back wins!
Four people per team, two poppers and two blowers. The object is simple, two people blow up the balloons and two people pop them. But they must be popped by holding the balloon between the two people and not using the hands.
For this game you need teams of three or four. 1 person is the “stuffy” and the others are the “stuffers”. The “stuffy” puts on an oversized t-shirt, the s”stuffers” are given balloons. The object is for the “stuffers” to blow up balloons and stuff them under the t-shirt of the “stuffy”. The team with the most balloons under the shirt in a given time wins!
There are many ways to use Hula Hoops, one of the best is to make big circles of people, have them hold hands, put the hoop between them, play a fast son, then, the hoop must be passed around the circle without breaking the hands. When the music stops, whoever has the hoop around them, is out. This continues until there is only one person left.
Long Balloon Pass
Have everyone get into a circle. Use a long balloon and have guests pass it around the circle between their legs and not using their hands. When the music stops, who ever is touch the balloon is out,
Suggested music: Can’t Touch This.
Human Ring Toss
This high energy game can be done many times to get everyone involved. It takes 6 teams of two, one person wears a hat with a point on it and is the catcher, the other is the tosser. It is a simple game, the first team to catch 4 rings wins!
This is a team game. Each person has a straw, they need to suck up 1 marshmallow and carry it across the dance floor and put I into a glass and run back and slap the hand of the next person in line. 1st team to get one marshmallow for each player wins.
Suggested Music: Rock ‘n Roll Part 2
Mummy or Present Wrap
1 person is the wrappie and 2 or 3 are the wrappers. Two rolls of toilet paper are used. Wrappers run around and wrap the wrappie. At the Mitzvah, you can also include bows, ribbons, garland or whatever.
Suggested Music: Monster Mash
We all know how limbo is done. It always seems to be a crowd pleaser and you can have a girl and guy winner. You may also do this as a couple or team event with more than one going under at the same time.
Suggested Music: Limbo Rock, Hot, Hot, Hot or other Island Music.
Everyone is on the dance floor. Play a song and have everyone dance. Yell out a number and the people must get into groups of that number. Anyone not in a group of that number is out. Everyone can play this, young and old!
Coke and Pepsi
This is a popular game because everyone old and young can play. Two lines across the dance floor, 1 Coke and 1 Pepsi. When one name is called that side runs to the other side and sits on the knee of their partner. Last ones there are out. You can mix this game up by using other names and other things to do, i.e. call out Seven-Up and Both Lines run to the middle and high 5 their partner, say Star Trek and everyone raises their right hand up and yells “BEAM ME UP SCOTTY”, or you can call out the name of the guest of honor and everyone points at them and yells out “YOU ARE THE GREATEST!”
Play a fast song and when the music stops, all must freeze. Changing songs and telling people what to do like put your hands in the air will add spice to the contest.
You can have as many people as you like play this game. Have the players come to the dance floor with a chair. Everyone must sit. The MC calls something out like a “Mastercard”. The players run to find one. While they are gone, we remove one chair. The person who comes back and doesn’t have a seat is out. This can be done quickly by calling another item while people are still out and removing another chair.
Most popular in last 3 years! Game to see who of your friends know you the best. Based on your hobbies, interests, lifestyle, things you like to do, places to go, etc; five finalists take step up for each Correct answer. One who reaches you wins (you’re seated w/ back to your friends) u try 2 guess who it is.
Seeking items from guests, quickly returning w/ item to a chair musical chairs style
5-8 groups compete several challenges; sing a song with a particular word, an oldie or recording artist, continue to sing lines of a song w/o music, to sing a song on a topic, descriptive, oldie, sing-a- long, charade, or guess the song based on a segment played.
All New Name That Tune
5-6 groups represented by a jockey in a horse race. Each group to answer correctly the name of the song advances their horse. Kids may run to adults for answers. Winning team is horse to win race.
Battle Of The Sexes Movie Trivia
Another cocktail hour game. This is a usually done girls vs guy. Group with more correct answers wins! Hula Hoop Pass – pass hula-hoop without hands to next person before music stops
Fun relay race using inflate feet w/ a balloon between knees.
Swing Dance Contest
Or any type dance contest 2 – Regulation goal w/ goalie; object is scoring on a breakaway shot.