'relay' party games

This is a page showing you all our party games that have been tagged with 'relay'. We hope that this is what you're looking for, otherwise, feel free to browse around!

Flip-Flop Wheelbarrow Relay

(23 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Hands become feet in this fun relay version of the traditional wheelbarrow race.

Number of participants: 3+
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Intensity level: High
Preparations: mark the start and finish lines with string or tape
Equipment: a pair of flip-flops for each team
 
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Orange Football

(8 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Push an orange across the finish line first and win!

Number of participants: 5+
For: Adults.
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: One pair of panty hose and two oranges for each player per race.
Equipment: You will need a few pairs of panty hose and bag of oranges.
 
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Don’t Spill the Beans

(25 votes. Push a star to rate! )

If you can hold on to a handful of beans while you somersault, you could win this relay.

Number of participants: 5+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: High
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: two large bags of dry beans, two large bowls
 
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Hold Your Breath Relay

(18 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Two teams vie to see who can stay under water, holding their breath the longest.

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: A responsible adult who knows CPR should be on hand, just in case a player swallows some water.
Equipment: None or not specified.
 
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Mystery Eats

(26 votes. Push a star to rate! )

This relay game will challenge teens to eat their own words if they can’t stomach the Mystery Eats.

Number of participants: 3+
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Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: Wrap food items in aluminum foil. Check with guests for any food allergies before playing.
Equipment: Portions of different foods wrapped in foil for each player, two paper sacks
 
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Spaghetti Hair-do Relay

(25 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Each teams races in a relay to create a new hair-do for one of their players.

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: a package of uncooked spaghetti, camera (optional)
 
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Lemon Roll

(11 votes. Push a star to rate! )

In this indoor relay race, you will quickly discover that lemons do not roll along straight paths.

Number of participants: 3+
For: For kids over 7 years, youths and adults.
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: a lemon and a new, unsharpened pencil for each team
 
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Firemen Relay Race

(3 votes. Push a star to rate! )

Two teams race against each other to put out the “fire” first! Every child gets the chance to play in this fun relay race!

Number of participants: 5+
For: For kids under 12 years
Intensity level: High
Preparations: none
Equipment: 2 Children's Firefighter Uniforms, 2 Chairs, 2 Empty Wrapping Paper Rolls
 
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Pass the Tissue

(15 votes. Push a star to rate! )

It is easier to pass a tissue using a soda straw when it becomes a group effort.

Number of participants: 3+
For:
Intensity level: Medium
Preparations: None or not specified.
Equipment: facial tissue, soda straws for all players
 
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