31 Best Fun Valentine’s Day Games

by Harini Natarajan

Throwing a Valentine’s Day party? How about adding some fun games to make the party more exciting and entertaining. Setting a theme, inviting loved ones, and having fun while playing some fantastic games –  what else can one ask for on Valentine’s Day. Hence, if you are searching for a variety of unique Valentine’s Day games, here are some promising ones for everyone!

31 Hilarious Valentine’s Day Games for Everyone

I. 15 Valentine’s Day Games For Kids

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1. Valentine’s Day Special A Minute to Win it – Candy Corn Stick Up

People Required: Two or more kids

Things Required:
  • A bunch of candy corn
  • A table 
Instructions

This is a fun and exciting game for kids. Make two teams and let one member from each team compete in each round. The two members need to place as many candy corns in an upright position as they can in a given time limit. Whoever sets more candy corns upright wins a point for their team.

2. Valentine’s Day Pictionary

People Required: A small group or the whole class

Things Required:
  • A drawing pad
  • Easel
  • Bowl
  • Stopwatch
  • Pens/crayons
  • Small chits
Instructions
  • Divide the kids into 3-5 teams. Write some words related to Valentine’s Day on paper chits and put them in a bowl. You can use romantic words like heart, love, chocolates, flowers, etc.
  • One player from the first team will go to the bowl and pick a chit. The player has to draw a picture of the word written on the chit while the team members guess what the word is. The player cannot talk but only explain through drawing.

Once the team identifies the word, the player from the other team has to pick a chit. Whoever completes the task in the least amount of time wins a point for their team. In the end, the team with the highest points wins.

3. Valentine’s Day Word Search Puzzle

People Required:A small group or the whole class

Things Required:
  • A Valentine’s Day word puzzle
  • A pen
  • A stopwatch
Instructions

Take a printout of a Valentine’s Day-related word puzzle and distribute it among the group or class. The kids need to find as many Valentine’s Day-related words as possible in the given time. The kid who finds the highest number of words in the puzzle wins the game.

4. Valentine’s Day Special Cupid Says

People Required: A group or class of students

Instructions

Cupid Says is a Valentine’s Day version of the game Simon Says. One person is designated as cupid and the others are the players. Cupid stands in front of the players and gives commands to the players on what to do. If the command does not begin with “Cupid Says,” the players should not follow it. The players who follow it are out. The last player standing wins and becomes the next cupid.

5. Valentine’s Day Special Mad Libs

People Required:Three or more kids

Things Required:
  • Printed Mad Libs sheets
  • Pens
Instructions

This is a fun and educational game for kids. You will need printed Mad Libs sheets in which the kids fill in nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. The kids fill the blanks to complete the story. All the stories are read out loud to the other students. Use sentences relevant to Valentine’s Day –  such as “I need a hug” – to make it more exciting.

6. Valentine’s Day Special Heart And Showers

People Required:No limit

Things Required:
  • A table
  • Paper hearts
  • Stamps
Instructions

This can turn into a fun game when you have a class full of kids. You will have to make some paper hearts beforehand. Mark some of the hearts with a stamp or a special drawing and pile them up on a sheet. Place the sheet on a table and let the kids surround it. Instruct the kids to lift the sheet together and give it a massive tug. Name it the Valentine’s Shower and let the kids catch as many hearts as possible. Whoever gets the most marked hearts, wins.

7. Valentine’s Day Special Heart-Scotch Hop

People Required: 7-10 kids

Things Required:
  • Chalk
  • A small object to toss into the patterns
Instructions

Draw a heart-shaped court on the ground. You can also use a cardboard cut-out to create a heart-shaped court. Write instructions like “Hug your friend” and “Blow a kiss” in the boxes. If any kid lands on the area around the boxes, they have to perform the tasks mentioned in that area. No one wins here and no one loses, so it’s a jolly and fun game for kids.

8. Valentine’s Day Special Heart And Seek

People Required: 4-10 kids

Things Required:
  • Colored papers
  • A pair of scissors
Instructions

Cut out small Valentine hearts from different colored papers. Hide these Valentine’s Day hearts in different areas and instruct the kids to find them. The leader should give hints about where the hearts are scattered. Whoever finds the most hearts, wins.

9. Who’s Your Valentine?

People Required: No limit

Things Required:
  • Chairs (one less than the number of participants)
Instructions

This game can be played like Musical Chairs, but without eliminating any participants. Arrange the chairs in a circle. Ask all the players to sit on them. One player (the questioner) stands in the center and asks one of the participants sitting on the chair, “Who is your Valentine?” The person asked needs to answer according to a common attribute shared by multiple people. E.g., “My Valentine is everyone wearing a wristwatch.” All the kids wearing wristwatches need to get up and exchange the seats among themselves. During this time, the questioner also needs to find a seat for themselves. The participant left with no seat then becomes the questioner.

10. My Valentine Pet

People Required: 10-15 kids

Things Required:
  • Paper
  • A pen
Instructions

Write then names of animals on half the chits and the corresponding sounds they make on the other chits. For example, write ‘cat’ on one chit and ‘meow’ on the other chit. Make all the kids pick a chit and open them together. Whoever gets an animal sound on their chit needs to make that sound and the kid who has the corresponding animal has to find them. Whoever matches up with their partner first, wins.

11. My Other Half

People Required: An even number of kids

Things Required:
  • Paper
  • A blackboard
  • A stopwatch
  • Pens/markers
Instructions

Think of items that form a pair, such as cereal and milk, bread and butter, etc. Write the things on the board, making sure to split up and jumble the pairs as much as possible. Divide the kids into groups and give them some paper and markers. Set the timer and instruct them to match all the pairs on the board and write/draw them on the paper. The team that gets the most correct pairs wins.

12. Valentine’s Day Special Bean Bag Toss

People Required: 10-20 kids

Things Required:
  • Paper
  • A board
  • Dice
  • A pen
Instructions

Make a list of thrilling fitness activities like jumping jacks, jump ropes, frog hops, arm circles, etc. and write/draw these activities on a huge poster. Pair each activity with a number on a dice. One by one, the kids roll the dice and perform the activity that matches the number on the dice.

13. Valentine’s Day Special Catch My Heart

People Required: 5-12 kids

Things Required:
  • A red ball
Instructions

Make the participants stand in a circle. Give the ball to one player. That player has to call out the name of another player and toss the ballto them. If that kid fails to catch the ball, they are out of the game. The faster the players call out names and throw the ball, the more fun the game.

14. Valentine’s Day Special Bingo

People Required: No limit

Things Required:
  • Valentine’s Day special printed bingo cards
  • Colorful candy
  • 1-24 numbers
Instructions

Give each card and some pieces of candy to each kid. Call out a number from 1-24. Whoever has that number on their card covers it with a piece of candy. The first kid with five candies in a row calls out “Bingo!” and wins the game.

15. Valentine’s Puzzle

People Required: 5-8 kids

Things Required:

A massive jigsaw puzzle

Instructions

Get a huge jigsaw puzzle. You can also get a huge drawing and cut it into puzzle pieces. Hide these pieces in different locations and instruct the kids to find them. Once the kids find the pieces, tell them to work together and reassemble them.

II. 8 Valentine’s Day Games For Adults

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1. Sing-Along

People required: 15-30 people

Things required:
  • Paper
  • A pen
  • A jar
Instructions

Write some Valentine’s Day-related – like heart, love, hug, etc. – on chits of paper. Fold the chits and put them in a jar. Divide the group into two teams. A member from Team 1 has to pick a chit and sing a song that contains the word written on it. The rest of the members of Team 1 need to guess the word. You can also keep a time limit to guess the word. If any team fails to sing a song, the points get deducted. The team with more points wins.

2. Box Of Chocolates

People required: 8-10 people

Things required:
  • Box of different chocolates
  • A blindfold
Instructions

3-4 people get blindfolded, and they are given a box of chocolates. The players have to race and put the chocolates in a box on the other side of the room, in alphabetical order. To identify the chocolate, they can taste, smell, or touch it. They can’t ask a friend. The first player to put all the chocolates in the alphabetical order, wins.

3. Who’s Who?

People Required: 20-30 people

Things Required:
  • Sticker paper
  • Markers
Instructions

On the sticker papers, write the names of romantic movies. When the guests arrive, stick these stickers on their back. Throughout the party, they can ask for hints and clues about the movie. Whoever guesses the movie right gets a small prize.

4. Ring Around The Roses

People required: 8-10 people

Things required:
  • 2 vases
  • Chocolate roses
  • Rings
Instructions

Fill the vases with chocolate roses and draw a line a few feet away from the roses. Make two teams and send one player from each team for each round. Spin the players and offer 3 rings to them. The players must toss rings and get three on the roses to win. If they miss three rings, spin them again before tossing the rings.

5. Newlywed Game

People required: 10-20 people

Things required:
  • Index cards
  • Abig bowl
  • Pens
Instructions

When your guests arrive, let each couple write something interesting about their relationship on index cards. It can be anything like “We spent our first anniversary in Hawaii” or “Our first date was in Brooklyn Cafe.”Place the index cards in a bowl. Once everyone has arrived and put their facts in the bowl, start to read each fact out loud. Everyone present has to guess which couple it belongs to. The person or couple who gets the most correct answers, wins.

6. Cookie Love

People required: 10-20 people

Things required:
  • Cookies
  • A table
Instructions

This game is for couples. Couples have to stand on opposite sides of the table. One player rolls the cookies across the table towards their partner, and the partner has to catch the cookie in their mouth. Placing your chin on the table is not allowed. Continue rolling the cookies until both the partners get cookies in their mouths. The couple that catches the most cookies, wins

7. Name That Song

People required: 10-20 people

Things required:
  • Paper
  • A pen
Instructions

Write some lines from famous love songs on chitsof paper. When guests arrive, give each of them a chit. The guests have to do dramatic readings of these lines, and the other players have to guess the name of the song. They can also explain the song by gestures. Whoever guesses the most number of songs right, wins.

8. Be My Valentine

People required: 10-15 people

Things required:
  • A box of chocolates
  • A blindfold
Instructions

Blindfold one person and make the other people stand in a circle around them. Hand a box of chocolates to one of the guests in the circle. They have to pass this box around. The blindfolded person will count 20 and say, “Be my Valentine.” At that moment, whoever has the chocolate box has to run and feed the blindfolded person a piece of chocolate. The blindfolded person who this person is by feeling their face, smelling them, etc.

III. 8 Valentine’s Day Games For Couples

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1. Cinderella’s Slipper

People required: 10 couples or more

Things required:
  • Astopwatch
  • Shoes
Instructions

One half of each of the couples needs to remove their footwear and hide it around the room. All the couples have to stand in a circle in the middle of the room, and as the timer starts, the other half of the couple need to run to find the shoes of their partner within a minute. Whoever brings the shoe pair first, wins and gets labeled ‘Cinderella Couple.’

2. Heart to heart

People Required: 10-20 people couples

Things Required:
  • Heart balloons
Instructions

All the pairs have to race to be the first to move a balloon from Point A to Point B without using their hands. If the balloon hits the ground or if someone touches the balloon with their hands, they have to restart the game.

3. Give Me Some Sugar!

People required:5-10 couples

Things required:
  • Blindfolds
  • Doughnuts
Instructions

Line up all the couples and make them face each other. Blindfold one partner and put a doughnut in the other partner’s mouth. The person with the treat in the mouth has to feed their blindfolded partner the entire doughnut as fast as possible. Whoever does it the quickest, wins.

4. Dear, I Love You

People required: No limit

Things required:
  • Tennis balls
  • A stopwatch
Instructions

Each couple has to stand facing each other and place a tennis ball between their foreheads. As soon as the timer starts, each couple has to take two steps to the right, jump, then take two steps ahead. The couples have to fulfil these instructions without dropping the ball or touching it. The couple who gets back to the starting point without dropping the ball, wins.

5. Who’s Your Mate

People required: No limit

Things required:
  • Paper
  • Pens
Instructions

One person of each couple has to leave the room and the other stays. The host has to ask some planned questions to the players about their partners. They have to think about how their partner would answer and write their answers on a sheet of paper. Once all the players have answered, let their partners enter the room. Ask the same questions to their partners and see if they give the same answers. Note down the points. Whoever gets the most matching answers, wins.

6. Dare To Take My Heart

People required:10 or more couples

Things required:
  • Heart-shaped toys
  • A music player
Instructions

All the couples have to begin by standing in a circle. One person holds a heart-shaped toy in both their hands. Play the music and start rotating the toy clockwise. When the music stops, the person standing to the left of the person holding the toy is out of the game! The game begins again as the music plays.

7. Guess The Valentine Tag

People required: 10 or more couples

Things required:
  • Name tags with Valentine’s Day-related words like heart, hugs, love, chocolates, etc.
Instructions

When the guests arrive, stick a name tag on the back of each person without showing them. All the couples then have to guessthe word on their back. When the timer starts, each couple has to look at each other’s tag and give clues to their partner. The couple that identifies both the name tags first, wins.

8. Heart And Arrow

People required: No limit

Things required:
  • A blindfold
  • A chalkboard
  • Chalk
Instructions

One partner is blindfolded and spun around by the other partner. They then have to draw a heart on the chalkboard. Once completed, the blindfold is removed and tied around the other partner’s eyes, who has to draw an arrow through heart. The first partner can give them verbal instructions. The couple draws the heart and arrow perfectly, wins. 

These Valentine’s Day games are going to turn your special party into a whole lot of fun! No matter how many people you have invited, these games will work wonderfully for everyone. Which of these games do you want to try out? Comment below to let us know!

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As Chief Editor, Harini sets the tone and editorial direction for StyleCraze to deliver engaging, interesting, and authentic content revolving around women's health, wellness, and beauty. She has over 14 years of experience in content writing and editing for online media. She specializes in the areas of Beauty, Lifestyle, and Health & Wellness and is proficient in Medical Sciences (Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Biochemistry). Her background in Biomedical Engineering helps her decode and interpret the finer nuances of scientific research for her team. Harini is a certified bibliophile and a closet poet. She also loves dancing and traveling to offbeat destinations.
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