21st Birthday Party Games List That Makes Your Birthday Special

Do you want to make your 21st birthday party memorable? If yes then you should not skip some cool games from your 21st birthday party ideas checklist. Yes! Its 21st birthday of your life and this is really an amazing time for everyone. Turing to 21st is really an awesome milestone in everyone life and everyone wants to make it memorable. Your 21st birthday party should be a traditional or just a simple or normal, depends upon you. Definitely, you would like to such a memorable party about which everyone talks in future and if want happens to be same then you must include some special birthday party games in it. Now the question is which games should I include in 21st birthday party? So just relax because in this article I am going to list out some cool 21st birthday games ideas for you.

21st birthday party games

Birthday Party Games

Before going to plan about your birthday games, you must have an idea about how much people will be there at the party location. So make the list of your guest few weeks before of your birthday and accordingly you should decide your 21st birthday party games. Before moving to next you should also have ideas about how many of your guest’s drinks and how many not? Because there are two types of birthday party games, first one is drinking games and the second one is non-drinking games for the birthday. I think you have got the ideas about what I’m talking about? Yeah! Drinking games refer to alcohol drinking. The drinking games for birthday should always be planned if there is the huge crowd of adult people in your guest list. So this is the limitation of drinking games otherwise no-drinking games can be played by any ages people like kids etc. So moving forward and listing you both kinds of birthday party games for you.

Funny No-Drinking Games for Birthday Party

Panic Word:

The panic world is great for 21st birthday party games and everyone can play it easily. The simple concept of the game is the same as taboo. Things that you required are a timer and 100 pieces of index cards. Write down a word on each index card and place them at the center of location. Divide your guest into 2 groups who want to participate in this game. A member of one team will get to pick a card from the stack. The objective of this game is to guess the word in less than one minute. Just like we do in the game Taboo, you are not allowed to say the word. For example the word is “goal,” the team member can say something like, “what is the word for which every player struggle in football?” Players can take a turn with a minute to have them guess the panic word. Once he/she is able to answer it properly, a point will be added to his/her account.


Cucumber Face Race:

Cucumber Face Race is a great game which can be played by any age. I think you should not skip this game from your birthday party. The main objective of this game is to have a slice of cucumber on the player forehead and race to have that cucumber goes down to player mouth without touching it by hand, the first person to complete the task should decide as winner of the game. In this game, people see a different kind of funny facial reaction of players. So if you love to include funny birthday games than this one will be a nice choice.

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Celebrity Couples:

This will be another cool no-drinking birthday games ideas you should try. What you need is some post-it notes, write down names of celebrity couples (one-half on one post-it note and the other half on another post-it), stick in on the back of each player and let them find their partners without looking or knowing who they are. Suggested celebrity couples can be (Angelina and Tom Cruise, Jennifer and Gretel, Tom and Jerry (LOL), etc.).


I hope you have got some cool non-drinking games ideas for 21st birthday party. Most of the people will come in parties are drinkers, so now I’m proceeding towards drinking games for the birthday party.

Drinking Games ideas for 21st birthday

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Fuzzy Duck:

Your 21st birthday signifies that you are now an official adult and legal which means that you can play games that incorporate drinking alcohol to add more fun to it. Fuzzy Duck is a fun drinking game for 21st birthday party. In this game, players must form a circle. Everyone should take turns in a clockwise motion with saying the phrase “fuzzy duck. You can only stop when someone says the phrase “does he” and the motion will turn into counter clockwise direction and say the phrase “ducky fuzz” instead. The objective of the game is to be quick and not mess up. Otherwise, you would have to take a drink.

Flip Cup

Flip Cup is a birthday party games which are played in a team wherein players are divided into 2 groups. Each group must be standing opposite their opponent in a table. A cup filled with beer or any wine is placed in front of each player. One must take turns in drinking their beer and once empty, place the cup at the edge of the table and flip it over with their hand until the cup is turned upside down. If they fail, they would have to do it again. Once succeeded, the next player from your team takes their turn until everyone in the team has completed. The first team to finish the objective wins.

Kings or Ring of Fir:

Kings is just one of the exciting drinking games for birthday party that you and your friends can play on your 21st birthday party. What you need is: a big cup (called King’s cup), deck of cards and alcohol (can be beer, wine, cocktails or even mock tails), two or more players with a drink each. Concept of the game is that a player picks a card from the deck and will do certain action based on the card. For example: player picks Queen – all women from the group takes a drink. You can vary the action that corresponds to the card which would make it all interesting for the group to play. When a player picks King – then that player will dump their drink on the cup, the player to pick the 4th King will drink from the King’s cup.

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Beer Pong:

Beer Pong is quite popular games especially in college games but this would be really a nice ideas to make your birthday party memorable. If I’ll manage any 21st birthday party then definitely I include this in my birthday party game list. You would have to play ping pong with a cups 1/3 filled with beer. Your objective is to put the ping pong ball into your opponents’ cup and if it landed, then they will have to drink from the cup.



It is another drinking game for 21st birthday party and a very interesting one also. Make a circle of your guest player and then the person on your right will whisper a question and the answer to that question must be someone within the group. You would have to say the answer out loud (example question: who is the cutest in the room?) Anyone who would like to know the answer must take a drink.

Twenty One:

This will be another cool birthday party games ideas. In this one should take a turn into counting 1 to 21, the player who gets to say 21 will have to take a drink.

I hope you got some cool birthday party games ideas for the 21st birthday. I hope these would really make the party environment awesome to make your 21st birthday memorable. Wish you happy birthday dear. Enjoy and also share some other birthday gift ideas or outstanding birthday party ideas if you have. Thanks for reading!! Don’t miss to put some words in the comments section about these birthday party games we shared to you. Thanks again.


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  1. This site is really amazing and wonderful ideas mentioned here are really nice and attarctive. Thank you so much for making my friends farewell very very special

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