Outdoor Wedding Games - Perfect for your Special Day

As the outdoor wedding season approaches, you may be struggling to find outdoor wedding game ideas to make your big day one to remember! Outdoor wedding games are the perfect way to entertain guests between your wedding ceremony and wedding reception, or to keep guests busy throughout the whole service!

We understand how it can be difficult to entertain friends and family of all ages. Whether you are wanting to give your wedding that little extra sparkle and hire a DJ or gather together a few garden favourites like Jenga, noughts and crosses, ring toss, hula hoop or even tic tac toe,  we’ve got you covered with our outdoor wedding game ideas. Wedding lawn games are the perfect way to keep guests busy and interact with one another throughout your special day.


5 Fantastic Ideas for your Outdoor Wedding Games

1. Giant Jenga

Giant Jenga is a traditional outdoor garden game suitable for all age groups. Whether you are looking to get your young niece or grandparent involved, you can of course do so with this perfect lawn game! A bit of friendly competition is the perfect icebreaker allowing you to gather your guests together and interact with one another.

To go the extra mile for your wedding entertainment and challenge your wedding guests you can tailor each block to you and your partner. Make sure to capture all of these magical moments and your loved one’s reactions to create forever memories.

These are the perfect outdoor wedding reception games to play at our wonderful wedding venue in Bicester. Bicester Hotel not only boasts exquisite views for all to enjoy but also has to offer many acres of stunning land to use for your wedding.

2. Connect Four

If you are looking for some classic outdoor wedding games, you can’t get much more classic than Connect Four! This outdoor game is great to keep the children of your wedding day busy and interacting with others. A classic game of giant connect four brings your wedding entertainment to the next level and takes your guests straight back to their childhood! Whether you are looking to entertain your guests between the wedding ceremony and reception or incorporate quick and easy wedding garden games to carry guests into the evening, this is a winner for everyone!

Our wedding venue at Bicester Hotel welcomes the opportunity for you to incorporate outdoor wedding games into your celebration, especially if it means making use of our wonderful country house estate.

3. Bride and Groom Trivia

This is the perfect outdoor wedding reception game to allow your guests to learn more about you and your partner. Place a piece of paper at each of your guest’s seats and include a few questions of yourself and your partner with yes or no answer options. Guests can answer your questions throughout the wedding reception and then share their answers with everyone towards the end of your reception.

This game is a chance for your guests to get to know the bride and groom better and a fantastic conversation starter for your guests.

4. Giant Game of Chess

A giant game of chess is the ideal outdoor wedding game idea to capture all of your guest’s attention. This is one of many vintage garden games that are not only fun and interactive for guests of all ages but is also affordable if you are looking for outdoor wedding game ideas on a budget!

Outdoor countryside wedding venues such as Bicester Hotel offer the perfect grounds for you and your guests to play giant outdoor games on the lawn. An outdoor wedding game of giant chess not only has to offer your wedding guests with more space but also provides the perfect backdrop for wedding photos.

5. Colouring Station

It can be difficult to find ways to keep your younger wedding guests entertained all day. Setting up an outdoor colouring station keeps children of all ages entertained for hours and of course is extremely affordable and mess-free! All you will need is paper and colouring pencils. If you would like to go the extra mile for your guests buy paint pots and canvas’s from hobby craft or even hire an artist.

Our countryside wedding venue is the perfect place to incorporate nature and arts and crafts into your special day. Our venue boasts many exquisite views for your guests to get creative with whilst soaking up the sunshine and enjoying outdoor games.

Outdoor Wedding Game Ideas, Recap

  1. Giant Jenga
  2. Connect Four
  3. Bride and Groom Trivia
  4. Giant Game of Chess
  5. Colouring Station

Get Crafty with your Wedding Lawn Games

Try not to get carried away and include too many outdoor wedding games within your celebration, too many games can lead to your guests paying more attention to the entertainment than the newlyweds! Choose a handful of outdoor wedding games worked around the number of guests that will be attending your special day and go from there.

Secure the Perfect Wedding Date at Bicester Hotel 

Our wedding venue in Oxfordshire offers the perfect location for you to celebrate your special day based upon the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. Bicester Hotel provides a romantic setting for weddings boasting breathtaking countryside views, ideal for outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. 

To make your special day even more magical we offer various bespoke wedding packages to take the stress out of your wedding planning and help to tick everything off your wedding checklist. 

To find out more information regarding our beautiful wedding venue at Bicester Hotel and to secure a wedding date contact us today.

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