Updated December 23rd, 2023 at 01:08 IST

New Year 2024: Games to play with your friends to ring in celebrations

New Year's eve is right round the corner and the celebrations have kickstarted. Take a look at the games to play at a party with friends to celebrate.

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New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and the celebrations have kickstarted. To celebrate the occasion friends and family get together to party and have fun. New Year's Eve is a time for celebration, reflection, and, of course, having a blast with friends and family. If you're hosting a New Year's party and want to ensure a memorable night, incorporating entertaining games is a great way to keep the energy high and the laughter flowing. Here's a list of games that are sure to have a fun night with your friends and family.

New Year's Trivia

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Create a trivia game with questions related to the past year's events, pop culture, and memorable moments. Test your guests' knowledge and see who can recall the most about the year that's about to end.

Resolution guessing Game

Ask guests to write down their New Year's resolutions anonymously. Collect the resolutions in a bowl, mix them up, and then have everyone guess who wrote each resolution. It's a fun way to learn more about your friends' goals for the upcoming year.


A classic party game, charades is a timeless choice that always guarantees laughter. Create a list of New Year 's-themed phrases or actions, and let the acting begin. It's a fantastic icebreaker and a great way to get everyone involved.

Countdown to midnight Bingo

Create bingo cards with New Year's-related images or resolutions instead of numbers. As the clock ticks down to midnight, call out the items, and guests can mark them off on their cards. The first to get bingo at the stroke of midnight wins a prize.

New Year's Pictionary

Put a festive spin on the classic Pictionary game by using New Year 's-themed words or phrases. Whether it's drawing fireworks, a countdown clock, or someone resolving, it's a creative way to engage your guests.

Memory lane photo

Ask guests to bring a memorable photo from the past year. Create a display or a bulletin board where everyone can pin their pictures. Throughout the night, encourage guests to share the stories behind their photos, sparking conversations and nostalgia.

Minute to Win it challenges

Set up a series of quick and quirky challenges inspired by the popular game show "Minute to Win It." From stacking cups to balancing cookies on foreheads, these challenges are sure to inject a burst of excitement into your party.

Karaoke countdown

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Host a New Year's Eve karaoke competition featuring popular songs from the past year. Guests can take turns singing their favourite tunes, and you can even have a panel of judges or let the crowd decide the winner.


Published December 22nd, 2023 at 23:49 IST

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