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You’ve invited your friends and family to enjoy a beautiful fall day in your pristine backyard. You've fired up the grill, the drinks are bubbly and ice cold, the smell of barbecue and s'mores fill the air and if it's still just warm enough for swimming, you can hear the splashing and play from several houses away.
The only thing missing from this scene is a set of fun backyard games. Sure, you can always rely on cornhole and other classics, but if you want your backyard cookouts to stand out this season, try these lesser-known outdoor games everyone will enjoy.
Celebrate the cooler weather with a new outdoor game collection
The summer may be coming to an end, but there's still jut enough warmth from the sun to squeeze in a few more swim sessions. This volleyball net fits in most inground pools and comes with sturdy posts for an easy set-up and water-weighted bases to keep it secure. You won’t have to worry about ordering a ball separately either since the lightweight volleyball imitates the feel of a real game ball.
Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, this spikeball kit lets you transform your backyard into a 360-degree playing field. The game objective is to spike the ball away from the opposing team using the circular net. The game is fun, active, and equally great for the backyard this fall. It has reinforced rims and legs with non-slip rubber coating to withstand even the most vigorous play.
Compared to inferior counterparts, the pro balls in this tournament set are easier to control. It has texture upgrades that allow players to easily add topspin on their smashes and backspin on their drop shots. Moreover, you won't have to worry about playing with underinflated balls because the kit includes an air pump and a pressure gauge. Easily secure everything in the provided carrying case, and then bring and pack up this game anywhere and anytime you want to play.
Kan Jam is a competitive outdoor game that can be compared to classic activities like cornhole or horseshoes. It’s played by taking turns respectively throwing and deflecting the flying discs. Win by scoring 21 points, or by slotting the flying disc for an instant win! If you and your loved ones are fans of frisbee throwing, this is the game for you this season.
Kan Jam can be set up in seconds and can be played virtually anywhere, making it a perfect backyard game for your autumn barbecues and cookouts.
A ladder toss set that comes with everything you need to impress your guests this summer. This set includes two targets, score trackers, six rubber bolos, a carrying case and the rules. It can easily be set up, and will take less than two minutes to assemble.
Because the bolos are made of rubber and the extra thick string prevents tangles, this set is kid-friendly and considered suitable for all ages. Set it up in minutes and enjoy games of two to four players this fall.
These bocce balls are high gloss and will stay glossy even after hours of use due to the premium construction and high-quality resin. Each set comes with a complete pack of eight bocce balls, in red, green, blue and yellow, as well as a sturdy canvas bag to store and carry them around in. Enjoy this classic outdoor game this fall and for countless seasons to come thanks to the durability of this quality product.
The Giant Tumbling Timber Toy is great for a pleasant afternoon, whether indoors or having fun in the backyard. The jumbo wooden blocks are suitable for both children and adults, and since this game is recommended for two to six players, the entire family can play. The blocks boast impressive durability and will last you for many years to come. The set also includes a super convenient carrying and storage case, making it easy to set up and store when not in use.
Bring the fun to your next bonfire night
Throw the backyard get-together of the season with these exciting, overlooked games! Be the talk of the neighborhood and the nexus of fun in your community. All the games reviewed here are sure to bring joy to all. Hurry and snatch them up to take full advantage of the fresh fall weather.
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