Published June 26th, 2017
There is no better way to spend a sunny afternoon on the coast of Maine than being outside enjoying the fresh air and ocean views with a cold beverage, good company, and healthy competition playing lawn games. It’s also a fun addition to your wedding day! The expansive waterfront lawn at French’s Point offers ample space to set up games for friends and family during cocktail hour and into the evening. Everyone loves a little friendly competition!
Our 6 Favorite Lawn Games for Weddings
Croquet is a great way to meet new people. Pair up friends of the wedding couple to get people mingling with each other. This will pay off during the reception when people feel comfortable letting loose and having fun.
2. Bocce Ball
Bocce is a game that will bring together your family across generations. Older family will have great stories of playing the game before it was a popular game for the whole family.
3. Ladder Toss
Ladder Toss is a lawn game played by throwing bolas (two balls connected by a string) onto a ladder. The game was formally known as “Horsey Golf” when it was first created, don’t ask us why.
All you need are four horseshoes and two stakes for hours of fun! This game is fun for all ages because it’s so simple. Divide guests into two teams to see who can throw the best ringers!
5. Corn Hole
Corn hole is a game that everyone can play. Even the kids will be able to play this game with simple instructions and easy to track scoring.
6. Lawn Jenga
Have a crafty friend who wants to help out with the wedding? Have them make a giant Jenga set. The anticipation of waiting for the tower to fall makes for a lively lawn game.
Lawn Games at The Farm at French’s Point
If you reserve The Farm at French’s Point, guests staying there will enjoy access to the large recreation lawn during their stay. The Farm at French’s Point rental includes the following games:
- Horse Shoes
- Bocce Ball
- Bad Minton
- Volley Ball
There is plenty of space around the recreation lawn at The Farm, so bring your favorite lawn games from home for everyone’s enjoyment all weekend long!
Featured photo by Maine Photo Company.