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Your lucky jersey is already washed. The appetizers and drinks you'll be serving have been decided. It's Super Bowl season, baby! The big game takes place on Sunday, February 12, this year. But don't fret—we have you covered with Super Bowl hosting tips.
Still, if your household includes kids, you may be wondering how to keep them busy during a game that can last hours...which is where having fun activities on hand will come into play. From popular outdoor tailgating games to classic board games that can be played indoors during commercial breaks, these are the best games to have for the Super Bowl. Plus, if you're 21 and older you can totally make any of these ideas into a drinking game. Double win.
Mainstreet Classics Mini Cornhole Game Set
Cornhole is basically the official game of tailgating season.
Kan Jam Tabletop Mini Disc Game
If you're not quite in the mood for playing football out in the yard, may I suggest a friendly game of Kan Jam?
Hey! Play! Mini Tabletop Pool Set
Football and billiards are a perfect match, and this tabletop set is as cute as it is fun to play.
Giantville Giant Tumbling Timber Toy
Stacking wooden blocks and taking them out until the whole tower falls down is the oldest game in the book, yet it's still fun every time.
Sport Squad Table Top Foosball Table
Sure, you'll be watching American football but might as well play a tabletop version of what the rest of the world calls football.
CX L SUM Magnetic Dart Board
Playing darts is a great way to stay occupied during the boring parts of the game. Plus, this board is magnetic and totally child-safe.
Buffalo Games Skee-Ball
Pretend you're watching the game at an arcade with this easy skee-ball set.
SYZ Desktop Mini Bowling Game Set
You may not be able to bring the whole bowling alley home but this desktop set is a great alternative—and it's so tiny and cute!
BSIRI Tic Tac Toe
Need a short break from the stress of the game? A quick game of tic tac toe will serve you well.
Hasbro Gaming Operation Electronic Board Game
As much as you like to judge the steady hands of your favorite football players, you may not be as skilled as you thought...put yourself to the test with Operation.
Mattel Games - Blokus
This board game takes the best parts of Tetris, but makes it competitive.
Hasbro Gaming-Pie Face!
You'll have to supply the whipped cream yourself, but Pie Face is a great game for people who are OK with getting a little messy...which you were totally going to do with wings anyway, no?
Hasbro Connect 4 Game
Connect 4 is as classic as it gets and requires way less strategy than a touchdown.
Think of this game like a mix of the games Telephone and Pictionary, and get ready to laugh...a lot.
Hasbro Gaming Perfection Game
Perfection is all about speed so you can easily play a round or two during the commercial breaks.
Hasbro Gaming Simon Game
Once you start playing Simon, you become absolutely obsessed. It's all about memory, patterns, and quick-thinking...kind of like sports?
Endless Games The Floor is Lava
Both indoor- and outdoor-safe, The Floor Is Lava is a fun way to keep kids active during the watch party.
Kids Against Maturity: Card Game for Kids and Families
You've heard of Cards Against Humanity, but let me introduce you to this kid-friendly version.
Hasbro Gaming - Guess Who?
Guess Who? is a timeless game, and for the Super Bowl, you could get creative and change the photos to be star athletes from both teams.
Rocket Box Jacks
A classic game like Jacks will keep the little ones at the Super Bowl party entertained for hours.
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