After you’ve sent out your high school graduation announcements, it’s time to think about your graduation party. Keep your high school graduation party guests entertained with these fun, creative, and unique graduation party games for high school. Ranging from simple to creative to outdoor graduation party games and professional entertainers for hire, you’re bound to find a graduation entertainment idea here that works for you and your party.
High School Graduation Party Games: Simple, Creative
Graduation Party Games For High School: Karaoke
Is your grad of honor into music? Purchase or rent a karaoke machine for their high school graduation party. Or head to the local bowling alley with a Karaoke night, and see if they’ll let you use it.
Graduation Party Games For High School: Food Bar
Although technically this is not a game, food bars made the list because they are lots of fun and allow guests to put creative thought into what they’re eating. Have fun picking something unique and creative and make sure the grad of honor loves it. From baked potatoes, chili, and hot dogs to cupcakes, hot cocoa, and crepes, there are a ton of fun foods you can center your “build your own bar” on.
Graduation Party Games For High School: Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity is a simple card game, with rules similar to Apples to Apples, designed for groups, age 17 and up, as small as three to as large as 20. Each round, one player asks a question from a black card, and everyone else answers with their funniest white card. Many of the cards feature politically incorrect content while others are simply random, gross, or provide references to pop culture. The rules are so simple, anyone can learn how to play on the spot. This game can be short or long and is great for both intimate groups of friends or people who just met.
High School Graduation Party Games: Hire A Professional
Graduation Party Games For High School: Caricature Artist
Hiring a caricature artist for your high school graduation party is a fun, creative way to entertain guests. Guests will love having unique, hand-drawn portraits of themselves that they can hold onto as a keepsake of your high school graduation party. You can even have the caricature artist do a group portrait so the grad of honor has a unique keepsake of their high school graduation party.
Graduation Party Games For High School: Murder Mystery Dinner, Theater
If your grad of honor is a theater geek, mystery lover or aspiring actor then this high school graduation party entertainment idea is for you. Organize your own murder mystery dinner or hire professionals to do it for you. It will be easier to hire a professional to play the suspects and allow your guests to play detective. The costumes, suspense and murder to solve will be sure to keep the grad of honor and their guests on the edge of their seats. Learn more about hosting a murder mystery party in this Halloween Murder Mystery Party Ideas post.
Graduation Party Games For High School: Fortune Teller
This creative graduation party entertainment idea may not be for everyone but if your grad of honor is into supernatural things, he or she may enjoy seeing what life holds after high school by getting their fortune told at their high school graduation party. Professional psychics are becoming a popular addition to parties and corporate events. Guests love hearing about themselves and are often intrigued by the mystical side of fortune telling. From tarot cards, tea leaves, palmistry to everything in between, you have a lot of creative methods to choose from. Do a Google search to find a fortune teller for hire in your area.
Outdoor Graduation Party Games
Outdoor Graduation Party Games: Scrabble, Banana Grams
Make your own over-sized Scrabble or Banana Gram pieces with cardboard, markers, and a box cutter. Or, several websites have walkthroughs on how to make heavy-duty, long-lasting game tiles for your outdoor high school graduation party. Guests can use the tiles to play a game of lawn Scrabble or Banana Grams.
Outdoor Graduation Party Games: Frisbee, Frisbee Golf
Frisbee is easy to set up, affordable, and a fun game nearly anyone can play but if you want to make things more interesting, consider setting up a frisbee golf course throughout your yard. Mark targets for each of your holes, which can be anything from a tree to lawn furniture with flags and set a par number for each hole. Consider making your own personalized frisbees, inscribed with your grad of honor’s name and graduation date, for guests to use at your high school graduation party. They can take them home as a keepsake of your high school graduation party.
Outdoor Graduation Party Games: Croquet, Miniature Golf
Croquet is a game that involves hitting plastic or wooden balls with a mallet through hoops placed in a grass court. Croquette can be lots of fun. You can make your own croquet court in your backyard, but it does require some equipment, which you’ll need to purchase if you don’t already have it.
Outdoor Graduation Party Games: Bubble Soccer, Zorb Rental
Zorbs are large inflatable bubbles that are kinda like a human version of a plastic hamster ball. You get inside of a 10ft diameter air cushioned sphere and run around until you just can’t go any longer. You can play bubble soccer, use them on water, or simply use them to roll around in. You can rent one for each guest or just enough to play bubble soccer. Do a Google search to find a rental facility in your area.
Hopefully, you found these graduation party games for high school and graduation party entertainment ideas inspiring! Good luck planning for your high school graduation party! For your customizable graduation party invitations check out PurpleTrail.