10 Glow-in-the-Dark Outdoor Games the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Start a friendly competition after the sun goes down with these glow-in-the-dark outdoor games.

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June 10, 2022

With school in the rearview and the kids at home, you might be looking for some fresh entertainment. After all, you can only visit the same playground or ice cream stand so many times. Our advice? Break out the glow-in-the-dark outdoor games. These 10 activity packs will get the whole family outside and encourage some serious, screen-free bonding in the evenings.

Let's just say that your ultimate frisbee games are about to get way more interesting. Target the other team's end zone (even in the dark!) with this Cipton Light-Up LED Ultimate Frisbee. The battery-powered disc is super lightweight and easy to spot thanks to flashing red and green lights.

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Practice might be over, but the family fun is just getting started. Help your kids work on passing, dribbling and controlling the ball with this Black Series Night Glow LED Soccer Set. The kit includes one light-up soccer ball, six glowing cones and two sets of wristbands, so they can run drills or play on teams.

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Put an exciting spin on an old favorite with this light-up rubber football from Cipton. During the day, the ball appears bright orange with matte black stitching, but at night it glows with intense LEDs. Simply give the ball a tap to illuminate it before you start practicing spirals.

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Get ready to show off your best serves and blocks (literally!) with this Black Series Glow Play Table Tennis Game. The box includes a folding table with built-in LED lights, one net, two electric-green paddles and two balls. And although the table is slightly smaller than standard, it's also easier to store in your garage or basement.

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PSA: You definitely need these glow-in-the-dark cornhole boards for your next party. Each target turns on with a switch, and the rim glows red or blue to guide players. The boards are extremely easy to set up, easy to spot and will draw your guests in like moths to a flame. The set even comes complete with two red and two blue LED bean bags.

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Darts aren't just for adults! See who can stick the landing — especially once the sun goes down with this fun Black Series Glow-in-the-Dark Lawn Darts Game. The set includes two plastic rings, four soft-tip darts and one drawstring carrying case. It's perfect for parents and kids, and it's a total steal for just $15.

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Give your kids the green light to play dodgeball at home with this Rukket Glow-in-the-Dark Dodgeball Set. Inside the mesh gym bag, they'll find an air pump, six glow-in-the-dark balls and 100 glowsticks to identify teams. They can play in the backyard or even bring their new gear along to a sleepover.

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Serve up some late-night fun with this glow-in-the-dark volleyball. The ball itself is made from durable and water-resistant nylon, and it ignites with a single tap. (Talk about convenient.) Simply inflate the ball before you hit the beach or sandbox, and you'll be set to play all night.

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Keep the pickup game going past sundown with this Black Series Night Glow LED Basketball Set. Built-in LEDs brighten the rim and net, so you can know exactly where to shoot those free throws. The box also comes with a light-up basketball and four wristbands.

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Shine a light on your family's strategy skills with this Starlux Capture The Flag Redux Game. Inside the box, you'll find two glowing orbs (otherwise known as your flags), five base lights, eight "jail" markers and eight team bracelets. It's the classic game of stealth and speed, but now with a cool twist.

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