The Weather Network – Looking for something new to do this weekend? Try these outdoor games

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When the forecast calls for warm, sunny weather, these outdoor games will provide endless entertainment for all ages. Take them to the park, beach or cottage, or set them up in your own backyard.

Classic bocce ball game

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on over 5,200 reviews


Petanque is a family favorite outdoor game that you can play anywhere there is a stretch of lawn. This set is suitable for four or more players and comes with eight balls, a pallino and a canvas carry bag for portability and storage. Satisfied customers say this set is of good quality, well made, and durable.

Jumbo Checker Mat Set

Amazon, giant checkers, CANVA, backyard games

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on nearly 2,600 reviews


Checkers is a classic two-player board game involving strategy that’s anything but boring! This mega mat is machine washable making it perfect for use on outdoor surfaces like grass and the pieces are impossible to misplace, measuring three inches in diameter! Customer reviews indicate that it’s a fun option for grandkids to play with when they visit and also wash the mat, following the instructions provided, before first use.

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Extreme Outdoor Edition Burrito Throw

Amazon, Throw Throw Burrito, CANVA, Revamp Outdoor Games

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on nearly 32,000 reviews


Imagine a game where you collect matching sets of cards faster than your opponents while dodging, dodging, and tossing squishy burritos into the air. Well, here it is! Throw Throw Burrito is a simple and easy game for kids and adults (recommended for ages seven and up). Ideal for two to six players, it comes with 120 cards, seven tokens, and two soft inflatable burritos that explode up to three feet high. Customers say this game is super silly for fun family nights out.

Giant Jenga Game

Amazon, Giant Jenga, CANVA, garden games

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on over 600 reviews


It’s harder than it looks to take a jumbo block from the bottom and put it on top with this throwback game from the giant Jenga! The wooden blocks stack for just over four feet of pure fun suitable for one or more players, ages eight and up. Believe it or not, this version is over eight times the size of classic Jenga, which is an impressive fact that you can tell your opponents. Customers report that the game is fun, well-designed, and worth paying the slightly expensive price tag.

Designer Cornhole Set with Bags

Wayfair, designer cornhole, CANVA, reinvents outdoor games

Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on nearly 150 reviews


Cornhole is taking the country by storm! We know this board won’t be for everyone, but if I was buying a new cornhole game, I’d buy a sleek, pretty, designer one for my backyard (it would also look great at the beach, let’s just say ‘ ) . It is water, UV, heat and mildew resistant and is expensive. But we bet it’s worth it if you go for this cornhole look. Bags are included. Customers love that they are unique and made with real wood.

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