(Closed) Game Night

posted 6 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
2759 posts
Sugar bee

I love game nights! We host them quite frequently since we have a great living room space.

Generally, we provide pizza, chips & dip/salsa, fresh cut veggies (like cucumbers, carrots and celery), crackers and cheese, and something sweet like cookies/cupcakes. Obviously we don’t always have all of that, but our guests always seem pretty happy with a mixture (and now that it’s a frequent thing, often they’ll bring stuff so we only end up getting the pizza and making a sweet treat).

Post # 4
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I don’t think you’ll need to decorate for it. But I would provide some finger foods like buffalo chicken dip, bruschetta, cheese sticks, etc.

Post # 6
13099 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

@MissCalifornia:  This sounds pretty much like what we always do.

And OP – you definitely don’t need to decorate!

Post # 7
3626 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

You don’t need to decorate. I’d have snacks as well as something more substantial, like sandwiches or quesedillas or hot dogs or something. And definitely drinks! Maybe make sangria.

Post # 8
4900 posts
Honey bee

Like PP said, you do not need to decorate. I would just provide regular snacks. Unless you said you’d provide heavy apps, people [should] assume they need to eat before hand. Also, do NOT forget to provide drinks 🙂


…Just as a side note, if you’re having chips and salsa don’t let Mr.TKE anywhere near it! The last time we had game night he went to pick up the jar and spilled 1/2 of it on our carpet…

Post # 9
23636 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

We do game nights too! Just had one this past saturday.  I usually go with things that can be “one bowl” if you’re doing a meal.  I’ve done things like chili, soups, even pastas sometimes.  In addition, you could do snacks that are less greasy. 🙂

Post # 10
7312 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

When we host, we do a full meal because we love to cook. The way our group works it is that the host makes the main course, and the other couples bring side dishes and dessert. That way the cost and work don’t fall solely on the host. I find that burgers/hotdogs/brats, lasagna/baked ziti, chili/soup, and pulled pork/chicken/beef sandwiches all work well for feeding a big group.

Edit: Our group does not bother to decorate. It’s a low key night.

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