10 Action-Packed Outdoor Games for Teen Parties

Published on:
June 19, 2024

Throwing an epic outdoor party for teens?

You have come to the right place!

Here at The Carnival Fair, we know how to keep the fun rolling.

Dive into our list of action-packed outdoor games that guarantee laughter, excitement, and unforgettable memories

Ready to get the party started?

1. Glow Stick Tag

Turn a classic game of tag into an exciting nighttime adventure with glow sticks.

Equip each player with glow sticks and watch as they dart around, trying to avoid being tagged.

It’s a fantastic way to keep the energy high and the teens entertained after dark.

2. Water Balloon Dodgeball

Combine the thrill of dodgeball with the refreshing splash of water balloons.

Split into teams and let the battle begin! This game is perfect for those hot summer days when you need to cool down while having a blast.

3. DIY Obstacle Course

Why not let the teens design their own obstacle course?

Use items from your backyard or local park to create a series of fun and challenging obstacles

From hula hoops to kiddie pools, the possibilities are endless.

This game encourages creativity and physical activity, making it a hit at any teen party.

4. Scavenger Hunt Adventure

A scavenger hunt is always a crowd-pleaser.

Create a list of items or challenges for the teams to find or complete.

Add a modern twist by incorporating smartphones or cameras for certain tasks, like taking a photo of a landmark or scanning a QR code for the next clue.

5. Frisbee Golf

Set up a frisbee golf course with various targets around your yard or park.

Teens will love the combination of frisbee skills and the challenge of hitting targets.

It’s a fun, laid-back game that everyone can enjoy.

6. Capture the Flag

Divide the group into two teams and challenge them to capture the other team’s flag.

This classic game promotes teamwork and strategy while keeping everyone active and engaged.

Add glow sticks for a nighttime version that’s just as exciting!

7. Water Games in the Kiddie Pool

If you have access to a pool, don’t miss out on water games.

From relay races with cups of water to a classic game of "Marco Polo," these activities are perfect for cooling off and having fun.

Always ensure safety by supervising the games closely.

8. Night Volleyball or Dodgeball

Light up your night games with glow sticks or glow-in-the-dark balls.

Volleyball or dodgeball under the stars adds a unique twist to these classic games.

Just make sure the playing area is well-lit and free of obstacles.

9. Hula Hoop Contest

Challenge your teens to a hula hoop contest and see who can keep the hoop spinning the longest.

This simple yet fun game can be spiced up with additional challenges, like moving from standing to sitting without dropping the hoop or passing the hoop in a relay.

10. Foam Party

Turn your outdoor space into a foam-filled dance floor. With music blasting and bubbles flying, a foam party is an exciting and memorable way to entertain your teens. Just ensure you have a high-quality foam machine and enough space for everyone to dance safely.


These action-packed outdoor games are sure to make your teen party a hit.

At The Carnival Fair, we offer everything you need to create an unforgettable event, from thrilling games to fresh live food stations and top-notch carnival equipment.

Ready to throw the ultimate party? Contact The Carnival Fair today and let us help you plan an epic celebration your teens will never forget!