Labor Day 2021: Backyard Games for the Whole Family

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Labor Day 2021 is around the corner, which means it's almost the end of summer. So there's no better way to spend the long holiday weekend and bid farewell to the season than to spend it outside with family and friends.

In addition to grilling and pool time, a backyard game is essential for outdoor fun. To help you stock up on backyard entertainment, ET Style has gathered the best backyard games for the whole family. Our picks include mini golf, croquet, bowling, ring toss and classic board games. If you don't have a yard, don't worry! All of our game picks are portable to take to a beach or park!

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Shop the best backyard games for kids and adults below. 

Jenga is a family game night staple. Make the wooden blocks a fun outdoor game with the giant version.

Practice aim with a fun game of lawn darts. Toss the weighted plastic darts into the rings for some friendly competition among family and friends. Plus, the darts and rings glow in the dark!

This galactic-themed mini golf set is a yard game your family will love. The alien's extendable arms can be customized to become different shapes and lengths. It comes with two golf balls and a club. Plus, it glows in the dark so you and your kids can keep playing in the backyard when the sun goes down.

Cornhole is a classic backyard game. This set comes with two cornhole board options, bean bag options and a carrying case.

Ring toss is an easy, classic lawn game for family fun!

Bocce ball is a lawn game that's great for all ages. Get this bocce set that includes eight 1000mm bocce balls, one 40mm jack ball and a carrying bag.

There's no need to head to an indoor bowling alley when you've got your own lawn bowling set for outdoor play.
$32 (REGULARLY $55)

Croquet is a fun game for any kid or adult. This croquet set includes six mallets, two stakes, six croquet balls, nine steel wickets and carrying case. 

The Russian Roulette-style card game Exploding Kittens is a popular game choice for families. 

Play charades with this game kit that includes 200 cards, sand timer, score pad and a pencil.

Chess is a classic game for the whole family!


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