Family Reunion IDEAS
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Summer and early fall are great times for planning Family Reunion picnics and when you do, you'll need ideas for games and food.

Thanks to our visitors we have dozens of delicious picnic recipes and fun reunion games and activities listed below. Use them at your next family reunion picnic and then let us know how they worked for you by posting in the comment boxes of the games and recipes you used.

Definitely check out the two submissions that WON a $25 US Amazon Gift Certificate in our Family Reunion Picnic Contest!

Congratulations to Darcy Vance of Indiana on her winning game entry, Family Scavenger Hunt, and Cynthia Colson of Florida on her winning Hawaiian Cake recipe entry.

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Family Scavenger Hunt 
Along with invitations to the reunion, send a request for interesting but little known bits of trivia about family members. When everyone arrives at the …

Peaches Filled with Tuna 
Ingredients: 1 can peaches in half 1 can of tuna 100 grams of rice Cocktail sauce A lemon Parsley How to Make: Boil the rice …

Oriental Cucumber Salad 
2 med. size cucumbers, peeled and seeded 2 tsp. salt 1/2 C. white vinegar 1 Tbs. sugar 1 Tbs. water 1 1/2 tsp. soy sauce 1/2 tsp. ground …

Apple Apricot Compote 
10 dried apricots, halved & sliced 1/2 C. water 4 medium apples, peeled and sliced 1 tsp. lemon juice 1/8 tsp. grated lemon peel 1/8 tsp. …

Hawaiian Cake 
The frosting/filling is what really makes this cake yummy! 1 large Cool Whip 1 cup coconut 2 pkgs. of instant vanilla pudding mix 1 large can …

Picture Board 
Have all family members bring a baby picture for the bulletin board. Number them, and have everyone try to figure out who is who. If it's like our family, …

Quick Dry Chicken 
Quick Dry Chicken Instructions: Mix chicken pieces with tumeric, red chilly powder and salt to taste. Fry onions with ginger garlic paste …

Brown Sugar Weinies 
To make brown sugar weinies you'll need 2 packages of hotdogs (cut in 3-4 equal pieces), 2 packages of bacon (you'll get 3 pieces out of 1 slice), …

Coin Search 
All of the adults at our family reunion pitch in a few dollars worth of coins; pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters...Sometimes even a few half-dollars …

Ice Cream Ball 
We had a family reunion at Lake Tahoe and used an Ice Cream Ball to make ice cream. You can get the mega balls on Amazon. Fill the ball with ice …

Easiest, Best Meatballs Around 
Take it to the reunion in your crock pot; plug it in there, and viola! Great meatballs. I always come back with an empty pot. EASIEST, BEST MEATBALLS …

Pick Up Truck Required For This Moveable Feast 
When we have a family reunion we have a fun way to keep everything sufficiently iced for the duration of the day. Plastic totes and open coolers are …

Fresh Summer Salad 
1 can black beans 1 can tuna 1 large tomato 1 cucumber 1 medium onion 1 lb. frozen corn, thawed Juice of 1 lemon 2 TB olive oil Salt and pepper …

Mango Cream 
Mango Cream is very simple to make. We take Mango Sherbet (or any other flavor) and stir in whipped topping (Cool Whip). Don't blend it too well, …

Family Reunion Scavenger Hunt 
I am looking for some ideas that will bring together our family. We are traveling from all over the United States and to pass the time getting to our destination …

The Middle Name Game 
As a family grows larger it's hard to remember everyone's name. Cousins who we knew when we were little have children we don't know at all, people get …

Homemade Rootbeer 
Directions for making Homemade Rootbeer: Stir one and a quarter tablespoons of rootbeer flavor/extract and one cup of sugar into a half gallon of …

Party Sandwiches 
Blend a hole can of Spam and half a jar of Cheeze Whiz in the blender. Add canned red peppers (to suit your taste). Mix and spread on bread. …

Family Reunion Picnic Contest Now Closed Not rated yet
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Family Tree Cupcake Not rated yet
Make cupcakes and build them into a family tree. You can write the name of the family members with icing and color code them. Everyone can then clearly …

Take Home a Piece of Each Other Not rated yet
Have every one bring a photo of something they love in their life when you send out the invitations. Have a table set up with glue, scissors, colored …

We Love to Play Croquet Not rated yet
I was so excited to see this game on Big Brother this year. And yet, so surprised that they had no idea what it was. When we get together we love …

Perfect Picnic Burgers Not rated yet
2 lb. lean ground chuck or round 3/4 C. wheat germ 2 eggs 1/2 C. half-and-half 2 Tbs. minced onion 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. salt …

Keri's Cheesy Crispy Chicken Not rated yet
1 cup chedder cheese crackers - crushed 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 2 eggs beaten 1 cup oil Salt and pepper Your favorite chicken parts (I like the …

Yummy Refried Bean Dip Not rated yet
l can (l6 oz) refried beans l carton (8 oz) sour cream l carton (8 oz) avocado dip l bunchgreen onions, chopped l up chopped black olives 2 cups …

Juicy Sausages Not rated yet
Buy a pack of sausages at the market. Poke a thin stick through the middle of each and then pull the stick out. Take a thin straw and poke that through …

Favorites Not rated yet
Have everyone complete a questionnaire asking questions such as... If you could have dinner with 3 people (dead or alive) who would you spend it …

Sandbox Surprise Not rated yet
Sprinkle coins and bury them in a sandbox. The children enjoy digging for the coins. Great activity for younger and older children.

Line Up!  Not rated yet
This is a quick and easy game we love that takes NO materials, has NO winners (therefore NO whiners), and provides for LOTS of activity and laughter. …

Connect 4 Not rated yet
My mom, age 80, is one of 12 children and in June of 2007 my sister and I organized the first ever family reunion. 128 people attended the picnic. …

Rappie Pie Not rated yet
Boil Chicken with Onions and your favorite spices until cooked, or desired flavour. Take ten pounds of potatoes and peel them. On a four sided cheese …

Name that Ball Not rated yet
On a long table, put different kinds of balls in a row such as a baseball, a football, a soccer ball, and a basketball. Then, cover each one with a …

Mutton Delight Not rated yet
Mutton Delight Ingredients: 250 gm mutton/lamb 1 cup wheat-soaked overnight, drained, pounded & husked 3 tsp curry powder 3 tbsp of …

Beer Boiled Shrimp Not rated yet
Beer Boiled Shrimp Ingredients: Water 5 lbs 31-40 count Shrimp 1 pkg Zatarain's Crab Boil 1/2 bottle liquid Zatarain's Crab Boil (more if …

Saucy Sausages Not rated yet
1 pound smoked sausage, cut in rounds 1 small jar mustard 1 small jar plum jelly 1 cup BBQ sauce Combine all ingredients in a crock pot, cook …

Baked Beans Not rated yet
1 large can of Bush's Baked Beans 4 Tbs. Ketchup 3 Tbs. Yellow Mustard 1/2 onion, finely diced 1/2 bell pepper, finely diced 1/8 tsp. garlic powder …

Picnic Food Tip Not rated yet
Don't leave your party potato salad outside in the sun all afternoon. It will poison your guests.

Jammin' Not rated yet
At a recent family reunion, many of the young people brought their musical instruments and put on an impromptu jam session for our entertainment. They …

Kreamy Krab Picnic Pasta Not rated yet
What you need: 1 pkg of small or medium sized pasta shells 1 lb Imitation Krab 2 1/2 cups of Mayo 1/2 cup of relish 1 tsp of paprika 2 tsp …

Watching the Clouds Go By Not rated yet
Sometimes, in this hurry-hurry, dash-dash life of ours, we forget that things like a picnic are times to slow down and enjoy the simpler things in life. …

La Vie en Rose Mango and Nectarine Jam Not rated yet
*1 ripe mango (about 600g whole and about 300-350g peeled and chopped) * 6-7 ripe nectarines (about 900g whole and about 600-650g peeled and chopped) …

Spam Potato Salad Not rated yet
This doesn't sound appetizing...but it's wonderful and I've never met anyone who doesn't like spam potato salad. Ingredients: 5-6 medium …

Low-cal, Low-fat Chicken Wrap Not rated yet
Ingredients ---------------------------- 1 baked boneless, skinless chicken breast strip, cubed 1 Tumaro's Honey Wheat Gourmet Tortilla 1/8 …

Spinach Dip Not rated yet
Spinach Dip Ingredients: 1 large carton sour cream (2 cups) 1 cup mayonnaise 1 pkg. frozen, chopped spinach, drain well 1 pkg. dried leek …

Take Along Spice Cake Not rated yet
This cake gets raves for taste and looks! It travels well and looks fresh even after sitting on the dessert table. CAKE 2 cups all purpose flour …

Grapes Romanoff Not rated yet
1 lb green seedless grapes 1 lb red seedless grapes 1 lb purple seedless grapes 1 pt sour cream brown sugar 1-2 t vanilla Wash and dry grapes. …

Croquet, Baby Not rated yet
Years before the movie "Heathers" ever came out, our extended family would get together for a family reunion, and we would always play croquet. It …

Family Thanksgiving Day Cruise Not rated yet
Instead of a family reunion picnic, let a cruise ship do your cooking!! There's no cooking, or cleaning up and kids can`t complain that they don`t …

Water Balloon Relay Not rated yet
At hot picnics in the summer, we cool off by playing water balloon relay, tossing water balloons back and forth in a catch style game until one …

Instant Snow Not rated yet
Buy blizzard in a bucket. It's safe and fun for kids to make and play with the snow in the summer, especially if they live in an area without snow. …

Who Belongs to Who Not rated yet
We are a large family and at our yearly family reunion there is a lot of new members as people marry, have children, or more family members show up. …

Have Races Not rated yet
We all get together at my grandparents in the country. When I was growing up all the cousins use to race each other to my grandparents mailbox (which …

Easy Taco Dip Not rated yet
Ingredients: 1 pkg Taco Seasoning Mix 1 pint Sour Cream 1 cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing Directions:

Chicken with Cream Not rated yet
Ingredients: 2 tsp VINEGAR 8 tbsp OIL 1 kg Chicken 4 tbsp Cream Salt as per taste 2 tsp Chili powder 1 tsp Garam Masala ¼ Tomatoes, chopped …

Update the Family Tree Not rated yet
When our growing families get together for reunions, we add news to our family tree and every family, even those who didn't make it, gets a copy. This …

BLT Pasta Salad Not rated yet
1 (7 ounce) package rotini pasta or other pasta, cooked and drained 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing …

Stick Pony Relay Not rated yet
We made stick ponies from dowel rods and made cardboard heads for the ponies, attached with hot glue. Divide into teams of 2 people. Set up an …

Water Balloon Dance Not rated yet
My family loves this fun game when we have a picnic reunion. We bring a boom-box and play dance music. Everyone is given a balloon filled up with …

I Am-You Are Not rated yet
Family Reunions always have seldom seen cousins/relatives. Line everyone up single file starting with the youngest to the oldest. The first in …

Little Known Facts Not rated yet
Everyone writes their name on a slip of paper. Then, everyone draws someone's name (not their own) and relates some little known fact about that person. …

Zesty Corn Salad Not rated yet
2 cups frozen corn 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup mushrooms 1/4 cup red peppers 1/2 cup vinegar 1/4 cup water 1/4 …

Girls vs Guys Scavenger Hunt Not rated yet
The Ladies Vs. The Guys: . Each team is given a list of edible plants, nuts, medicinal herbs. . A ref should be appointed (Either a friend or …

Bubbles Not rated yet
I save old sample shampoo bottles and shrinky dink bubble wands. I glue wands to cap of bottles. When we go on picnics I bring these with some glue …

White Elephant Gift Not rated yet
For our family reunions we include a white elephant gift exchange . We all wrap up some odd things from our houses, bring them to the reunion, and then …

Spider Web Game Not rated yet
Family Reunion Picnic Fun for Kids of All Ages! The kids loved this spider web game when we played it at our family reunion. Even the older ones, …

Funky Tater Salad Not rated yet
A Family Reunion Picnic Recipe Packed With Flavor Ingredients: Red potatoes Bacon (crisped) Baby spinach Whole grape tomatoes …


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