A bridal shower is a very important part of a wedding. It’s a great time to get together and pamper the bride. Time is usually spent eating good food, playing some games, and opening gifts. However, not all brides are fond of the shower games and do not like to be put on the spot. To make the day a relaxing and stress-free time for the bride set the tone with, personalized bridal shower invitations. Also consider including free bridal shower games that everyone will enjoy, without making the guest of honor stressed. Here are some great printable free bridal shower games to keep everyone entertained. For more great shower game advice, take a look at our Shower Game Ideas article.

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Cute confetti bridal shower invitation from PurpleTrail.

Free Bridal Shower Games and Ideas

Louder Than Words

As the guests arrive, pull them aside and ask them to fill out a suggested action for the the bride to do. Things like, “let someone practice doing your make up for the big day” After each guest has a chance to write in their suggestion, announce the twist! The twist is that each guest has to perform their suggested action and the bride just gets to sit and watch!

What’s In A Bridesmaid’s Purse

Have players find a partner and sit together with their purses. Copy and paste the game sheet below. Pass them out to each team. Set a time limit and instruct each player to dig through their purse looking for the items on the list. The team with the most points in the end wins. You will be surprised at the crazy things people have in their purses!

Game Sheet:

1 point. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 points

__ gum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . __hair band. . . . . . . . . . . . . __hand sanitizer

__mints. . . . . . . . . . . . . __comb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . __feminine supplies

__receipt. . . . . . . . . . . __movie ticket stub. . . . . __foreign currency

__house key. . . . . . . . __family photo. . . . . . . . . __expired coupon

__lip gloss. . . . . . . . . . __food crumbs. . . . . . . . . __flashlight

__kleenex. . . . . . . . . . . __jewelry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . __baby wipes

__candy. . . . . . . . . . . . __kids toy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . __grocery list

Everything Wedding

This game will have the guests using their creativity for sure. Copy and paste the game sheet below into word document. Add in some wedding clip art and print as many copies as you need. Hand out a game sheet to each player. Let them know they have 5 minutes to think of a wedding or marriage related word for every letter of the alphabet.

A_____________ B_____________ C_____________
D_____________  E____________   F_____________
G_____________ H ____________   I_____________
J_____________ K_____________  L _____________
M____________ N____________     O_____________
P_____________ Q_____________  R_____________
S_____________ T_____________  U_____________
V_____________ W_____________ X_____________
Y_____________ Z_____________

Advice for the Bride and Groom

This game doubles as a nice keepsake for the couple. Create cards (4 – 6 pieces of card stock work well), You can even cute and paste the sample below and print out cards. , Ask guests is asked to fill out one of the advice cards for the couple. The advice must start with each of the letters in the words BRIDE and GROOM. The couple will love these keepsakes of heartfelt advice from their family and friends.

B.  ____________________________________________

R.  ____________________________________________

I.  ____________________________________________

D. ____________________________________________

E.  ____________________________________________

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G. ____________________________________________

R. ____________________________________________

O. ____________________________________________

O. ____________________________________________

M. ____________________________________________

Wedding Word Scramble

You can make your own free bridal shower game with this printable Wedding Word Scramble. It’s a classic game for guests young and old to enjoy! For a more creative option, create a wedding word scramble of your own. Make it more personal by including names of the bride and groom, wedding locations, and trivia!

WeddingPaperie heart shaped bridal shower invitation.

Bridal Shower Trivia

Everyone loves trivia. Trivia is a free bridal shower game you can do anything with. Create personal trivia questions about the bride to be or use some of the suggested trivia questions below. Your guests will have a blast showing off how much they know about weddings, brides, and grooms. Include a time limits and provide the winners with a prize to make things more interesting.

Questions

  1. Who should the first wedding toast be made to?
  2. It’s a tradition for brides from which country, to put a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother in each shoe on her wedding day?
  3. In Holland, what kind of tree is planted outside the newlyweds’ house as a symbol of fertility and luck?
  4. In Ancient Rome, revelers broke what over a brides head for the sake of luck and fertility?
  5. The longest wedding dress came out to how many feet long?
  6. What is thrown at Czech newlyweds’ instead of rice?
  7. True or false. Married men and women have a higher life expectancy than single or divorced individuals.

Answers

  1. The bride
  2. Sweden
  3. A pine tree
  4. A loaf of bread
  5. 515 feet in length
  6. Peas
  7. True

 Enjoy Your Celebration

We hope you enjoy these free bridal shower game ideas and have a wonderful, relaxing bridal shower. Remember to choose a game that fits the interests of you and your guests. Try to be creative and have fun coming up with bridal shower game ideas of your own!

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