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35 Hen Party Games the Group Will Love

Break the ice at your hen party and get everyone chatting with these fun hen party games. There's something to suit every style of hen!

A hen weekend isn’t complete without some brilliant hen party games to break the ice and kickstart the shenanigans. But when you’ve got a mixed group of all the nearlywed's friends, it can sometimes be difficult to get the conversations going and the hen's party games in full swing.

Hen do party games can transform random acquaintances into the best of friends, ensuring that everyone involved has a weekend they will always remember!

We spoke to hen party planning specialist Go Hen who gave us the lowdown on how to plan a hen party that goes down in history, plus we’ve rounded up 37 brilliant and fool proof games for a hen party, from icebreakers that get you all talking to some naughty challenges that’ll bond you for life.

We know that planning a hen party can be stressful - after all, you have hen party decorations, hen do outfits and hen party bags to think about. To make things easier we've picked out the most popular games for a hen that you can rely on. The three hen party games below are the most shopped in our edit, so you know you're in good hands if you opt for them.  

35 Hen Party Fun Games

Even the most party-pooping guest will find these hen party game ideas fun – and with the prosecco flowing, you’re in for the ultimate hen celebration! Whether it’s a fun hen party drinking game, free printable hen party games, quizzes or something completely unique, there’s a hen do game for every occasion.

Rude Hen Party Games

1. Hen Party Dares - £8, Daisyley Designs 

Hen party dares written in a pink font

If you're going out, add extra fun to the evening and a competitive edge with some dares. You can buy personalised hen party dares like the above where you get to customise six cards with whatever challenges you choose. 

"These cards were exactly what I was after. Really great quality and the fact that they could be personalised was a bonus," says one reviewer. 

Delivery Time: Free two days

Expert Take: These cards are available in lots of different colours so you can match the hen party theme. It may take a little time thinking up these dares but it's a great way of being able to decide how risqué or tame you go. 

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2. Nail Polish or Porn Film? - £6.95, The Letteroom 

Personalised nail polish next to a pink and white striped bag

Pulp Friction? Sugar Daddy? Bachelorette Bash? Divide everyone up into small groups and read out a list of names which everyone has to guess if they are nail varnish names or the titles of *ahem* adult films. The team to get the most right wins.

There are nine different nail polish colours to choose from, including rose gold, red and navy. 

Delivery Time: £2.75 for three days

Expert Take: This game doubles up as a gift and a game - may we suggest a cheekily named bottle of nail polish as a prize? We'd probably do your research for this on your home computer - no one needs their boss seeing the web history after this!

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3. Hen Party Challenges - £7.99, Team Hen

Horrible hens forfeit game

On the hunt for games for a hen that will have you in hysterics? Horrible Hens is the card game for you - if you like 'Cards Against Humanity' you'll love it. The pack contains 55 cards, each featuring a rule, dare, challenge or forfeit. 

"We played this at my sister's hen do in Benidorm and it was a great icebreaker for the girls that didn't quite know each other. The game itself is hilarious and had us all in stitches," explains a customer. 

Delivery Time: Free two days

Expert Take: This game will provide raucous fun but one reviewer explained that if you're not into rude games, they'd probably avoid this one! 

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4. Naughty Most Likely To - £20, A Few Home Truths

Most likely to scratch card game

This hen party scratch game is a great way to get the group talking. As you scratch off each panel, 12 scenarios will be revealed in which you all have to choose which hen they most relate to. Reveal the hens’ true natures with daring questions like 'Who is most likely to flirt their way out of trouble?'

We're predicting there'll be some very funny stories that come out of this one. Who will be revealed as the party's biggest mischief-maker?

Delivery Time: Free two days

Expert Take: It is available in A3 or A4.This is the naughty version but they do have an innocent scratch game if you're not so daring. 

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5. Hen Do Charades - £4.49, Team Hen

Pink hen party game charades card

Our favourite game is prime for a naughty makeover and this set makes the perfect hen party game. You can choose between clean, mixed or explicit cards, but we all know which one you should be buying… (unless your future mother-in-law is joining you). They also have a Pictionary version for those who want to put their artistic skills to the test!

We found that this game was a brilliant time filler when we had a spare half an hour between activities. It got the whole group involved and it wasn't hard to explain - vital after you've had a few drinks! 

Delivery Time: £3.95 for two to four days

Expert Take: It can easily be turned into a hen party drinking game by making the artist take a shot every time their team can’t guess what they’ve acted. 

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6. What Am I Hen Party Game - £4.92, Etsy

What am I hen party game

Otherwise known as the who am I hen party game, this what am I hen party game printable is the innuendo game for a hen that will get you thinking outside the box. Containing 24 innuendo riddles, by the end of the night you'll certainly know which hens have a dirty mind or not! 

Delivery Time: Instant

Expert Take: Make sure you have a printer to hand as this is a downloadable game. We recommend printing on card for a more luxury look and feel, plus, they'll be more sturdy around spilt drinks. 

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7. And a Very Naughty One… - £4.92, Etsy


If you’re looking for naughty hen party games, then this saucy game called ‘Cock or What’ is perfect. As the name suggests, it’s a selection of pictures that could either be a pecker or something perfectly innocent. Prepare for a serious amount of giggles! 

It has great reviews, with one person saying, "Great quality when printed. Very funny game to play on my sister's hen do!," and another commenting, "Excellent game for a hen party. Easy to download and such a laugh."

Delivery Time: Instant 

Expert Take: You'll need to print this game out in colour to really get the full effect, plus, it'll make guessing a whole lot easier. 

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Printable Hen Party Games

8. Mr & Mrs/Mrs & Mrs Quiz - Free

Challenge the VIP by testing her knowledge of her other half with the hen party game favourite, the Couples Quiz! Get everyone involved by giving each hen a question to ask and they can choose the forfeit if the bride gives a wrong answer – making her drink a shot or putting on an item of fancy dress are great ideas.

Check out our ultimate list of Mr & Mrs quiz questions for a winning quiz. Just make sure to have asked her partner for their answers beforehand!

For maximum bridesmaid brownie points, try the brilliant Him&HerVideos to create a game show-style glossy video complete with graphics and music. It’s a fantastic way to get their partner on-screen and the website does all the work for you.

Expert Take: You'll have to liaise with the bride's partner for this game to work so make sure you factor in enough time for them to get involved. They're bound to appreciate all the effort you've gone to.

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9. Pop the Partner - £3.99, Team Hen

Team bride balloons, filled with confetti

Print out pictures of various people, including one of her partner. Roll them up and put each one in a balloon. Get the hens to collect and burst the team bride balloons and the one that finds the partner wins. These balloons are great as they're filled with confetti too! 

Delivery Time: £3.95 for two to four days

Expert Take: Make sure you have something sharp on hand for easy popping. There might be a bit of mess to clean up after this game but the confetti will only add to your hen party decorations we say. 

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10. Wedding Emoji Pictionary - £2.25, Etsy

a sheet of paper with emoji hen party game printed on it

If you have a few youngsters on your hen party guest list, this emoji Pictionary will be perfect. Guess the wedding themed words and the person with the most correct answer wins. 

Delivery Time: Instant

Expert Take: Free printable hen party games are a really cost-effective way to have fun. This item can't be personalised but this makes it very quick and easy to download. 

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Classy Hen Party Games

11. Wedding Film Charades - £2.99, Amazon

Get a list of wedding-themed films together and divide the hens into teams. They can pick out the name of a wedding film from a hat and then they have to act it out for the other team to guess.

You could always give away wedding-themed DVDs such as Bride Wars and The Wedding Planner as hen do prizes – they’re priced from £3.97 on Amazon!

Delivery Time: £1.90 for three days 

Expert Take: Chances are some of the hens might have seen these films before but they are classics that never get old. Make sure your hen party house has a TV or projector so that you can play the films. 

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12. Prosecco Pong - £11.25, Talking Tables

box of hen do game prosecco pong on a black table with a gold star print

Prosecco lovers (so that’s all of us, right?), this hen party game is for you. For the ultimate alternative to the classic beer-based game, prosecco fans can find this fun game of pong on Talking Tables.

Hens are bound to love this as a way to get the party started and it’s a great way to get a little light-hearted competition into your evening. Who will be the last one standing? Literally!

Delivery Time: Free delivery for orders over £40

Expert Take: Each kit contains three ping pong balls so you won't have to worry if one to two go missing. You'll have to provide the Prosecco but that way you can choose a bottle (or bottles...) that you love. 

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13. New Nicknames - from £1, Etsy

Pastel name badges

Get the bride to come up with nicknames for all the hens and reveal them with a name tag, a fab badge like the ones above, or a personalised hen party sash for each member of her crew. We love these rose gold ones from Etsy! Then everyone else has to guess why they have that nickname.

For an added twist, why not turn this into a hen party drinking game? If someone slips up and uses a real name instead of a nickname they have to have a drink. These shot glasses are so fun!

Delivery Time: £1.70 for one to five days

Expert Take: This game won't take too long to play, but it's a nice icebreaker if you have a few minutes to fill. 

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14. Who’s Who - £9.99, Lights4fun

Peg lights hanging up on a wall with photographs

If you want a hen do game that really challenges the bride, ask all the hens to write down a fact about themselves on a post-it note. It could be something really simple such as ‘I got married last month’ or ‘I’m related to the bride’, or more elaborate like ‘I’ve broken my nose four times’. Give these facts to the hen to see how well she really knows her hen party.

A cute way of doing this is having her match up the post-it note fact with a polaroid photo of the hen (we love this light-up curtain with pegs from Lights 4 Fun). Then you can see which fact she has attributed to who, before the hens reveal the truth!

Delivery Time: £3.99 for three to five days

Expert Take: With a 50cm lead, you can easily tuck the battery pack away and out of sight. Batteries aren't included. 

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15. Advice for the Bride - from 35p, Team Hen

Pink and white advice for the bride cards

Ask the hens to write down some valuable (or funny!) advice for the bride, she can then read these out to the group and you can guess who suggested what. We love these cute advice cards from Team Hen - just look how pretty they are. 

Delivery Time: £3.95 for two to four days

Expert Take: Priced at 35p each, this is a great hen party game idea if you have a large guest list. 

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16. Would She Rather - £2.99, Etsy

Would she rather cards with a floral design

Test out who knows the bride-to-be the best with these fun Would She Rather cards from Etsy.  Have the bride go through the cards afterwards, find the winner and present her with an extra-special hen party sash or a bottle of fizz as a prize! We also love these straws

Each pack contains 10 cards. 

Delivery Time: Free one week

Expert Take: The options are all clean and totally innocent, so this is definitely a great hen party game pick for brides with mum and mother-in-law-to-be present for the shenanigans!

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17. Tying the Knot Couple Quiz - £18, Boujee Bride

tying the knot hen party game box with all the pieces around it

Looking for a classy hen party game to play and celebrate the nearlyweds? Tying the Knot is a fun and easy-to-play game which everyone can get involved in. That's right, parents, grandparents and young ones can all get involved in answering questions about the happy couple. 

As well as being fun for the party-goers, you'll also be giving to a charitable cause, as Boujee Bride, an eco-conscious brand, donate 10% of all their profits to a brain cancer charity!

Delivery Time: Free on orders over £50

Expert Take: If you want to get the VIP involved, you could always get their partner to answer a few bonus questions that they have to guess themselves. 

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18. Trivia Quiz - £10, Oops a Doodle

How well do you know the bride pink quiz sheets

Write a quiz about the bride – what’s her favourite drink, what’s her job title etc – or get this one from Not On The High Street and put everyone to the test to see how well they know the bride!

If you want to keep it more wedding related to give everyone a fair chance, why not have a go at writing your own focused on the day itself? You'll be amazed at how many things you can think of! 

Delivery Time: 95p for three days

Expert Take: This game might be a little unfair for the hens who don't know the bride as well so split the hens up into teams: mix it up so you haven’t got all her old school friends in one group and her work colleagues together in another one. 

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19. Cocktail Competition - £38.75, Becky Broome

Silver personalised cocktail shaker

As if you needed another excuse to get the drinks in, you and your hens can take part in a cocktail making competition. Gather a selection of spirits and mixers and the hens will have to try and make a winning concoction. 

The judge? The bride-to-be, of course. Make the game extra special with this gorgeous, personalised cocktail shaker. It has great reviews, with one person saying, "Really cool and stylish cocktail maker! Beautifully presented and personalised engraving looked lovely."

Delivery Time: Free next day

Expert Take: This game might give the bride inspiration for her wedding cocktail menu. 

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20. Kisses for the Mrs - from £3.99, Etsy

Kisses for the Mrs lipstick print

On the hunt for a sentimental hen party game? This activity will be a lovely gift for the bride that she can treasure forever. During the hen weekend or night get each of the hens to kiss the card leaving a lipstick imprint behind. They can then write a heartfelt (or funny) note under their pout. The more your drink, the better the messages get!

This Kisses for the soon to be Mrs print from Etsy is gorgeous and can be personalised with the bride's name and the date of the hen party.

Delivery Time: Free one to three days

Expert Take: The print comes unframed so she can choose a frame that would suit her home interiors - perhaps, all the hens can chip in and get it framed afterwards as a keepsake. 

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21. Gifts Galore - £28, The Gifting Knot

Personalised bride to be jewellery box

If the hens have decided beforehand that you want to get the bride gifts, this hen party game is a brilliant way of injecting even more fun into it. As the bride opens them, she must guess who they are from. If she gets the answer wrong, you've all got to drink.

We love the idea of giving her personalised jewellery box or a stunning set of lingerie she could wear on the wedding night.

Delivery Time: Free one week

Expert Take: Remember to make sure all the hens are onboard before the party - you don't want anyone to be left red-faced if they don't have a gift to give!

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22. Hen Party Complete Kit - £14.99, Ginger Ray

Hen party game kit including pink cups and ping pong balls, dare cards and advice for the bride cards

This hen party game kit is a fail-safe option if you have limited time to organise the event, or you just want to make sure there's no dull moments! Complete with five hen party games, cups and ping pong balls you can whip this out any time to ensure a night full of fun.

Our favourite game was the Prosecco pong - just make sure you have a few bottles spare to play. We also thought the 'know your bride' cards were so adorable and a great option if you are after a more tame game. 

Delivery Time: £2.75 for three days

Expert Take: We suggest buying this set even if it's just as a back-up - it has a great variety of games that will suit all tastes. 

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Playful Hen Party Games

23. What the Cluck Hen Party Game - £12.99, Etsy

What the cluck hen party game in a green box

The what the cluck hen party game is a best-seller for a reason. Get the bride to select 16 questions they want to ask about themselves, and the rest of the hens will split into teams to try and answer them. Teams will then write their answers on bingo sheets and the first to get a line of four correct will win. 

After playing this game at a hen party, we would recommend looking at the instructions beforehand so you have an idea of how to play. Once you've mastered that, this game was so fun! It wasn't like any game we had played before and it came in a handy box for easy transportation.

Delivery Time: £1.99 for one week

Expert Take: This is the perfect game to get the bride involved. The more people playing, the better! 

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24. Space Hopper Race

If the weather is on your side, why not partake in some good old fashioned garden party games? A space hopper bouncing game is a great place to start as it's bound to get everyone giggling. 

Race from one side of the garden to the other, with the loser having to drink or take a forfeit. 

Delivery Time: Free one week

Expert Take: This game is pretty physical so remember to keep it safe though, don't want any injuries before the big day!

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25. Shot Wall - £18.99, Ginger Ray

Rose gold engagement ring shaped shot holder

This ring-shaped shot wall is the perfect finishing touch to your hen party. Fill the stands up with cups (we love these polka dot ones), stand back and try to aim ping pong balls into the cups. If you get it in, the hen of your choice must drink. It's such a fun take on the classic drinking pong game plus it'll look great in all your snaps!

When we set this up at a hen party, we were so grateful for how quick and easy the pieces are to slot together. It makes a big impact when placed on the side and can easily be folded down in the morning. 

Delivery Time: £2.75 for one week

Expert Take: This game doubles up as hen party decoration as well and will look amazing on a grazing board table

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26. Name Game - £5, Postbox Party

Hen party sticker and name game

Why stick to your actual names at the hen party when you could mix them up with this funny name generator game? It's the perfect icebreaker between everyone and is sure to have you giggling. 

Delivery Time: £3.75 for one week

Expert Take: If some of the hens don't know each other, you might want to have another name badge that does say their name. 

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27. Pass the Parcel - £8.99, Ginger Ray

Hen party pass the parcel

Who doesn't love a game of pass the parcel? This hen do edition from Ginger Ray is all-ages friendly but you could up the naughty factor with the types of prizes you choose to wrap. Each pack contains 15 forfeit cards, sheets of pretty pink tissue paper, confetti and 'winner' glasses. 

Delivery Time: £2.75 for one week

Expert Take: You'll need to wrap this game up prior to the hen party and make sure you have all the gifts ready. 

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Free Hen Party Games

28. Pin the Pants on the Partner

Print a large picture of someone – could be the partner of the bride, or could be their celeb crush. Much like pinning the tail on the donkey, you can then take it in turns to pin some pants on them while blindfolded. This game could be a lot ruder… use your imagination.

Expert Take: You can make this game as naughty or as nice as suits the vibe of the hen party. It will involve some DIY but that's half the fun. 

29. About the Bride

Ask each hen to write down (anonymously) on a slip of paper their favourite or funniest memory with the bride. If you have some people in attendance who might not be that close you could also include first impressions.

Then the bride has to read them out and guess who wrote them. 

Expert Take: This is a great way to involve the bride in the ice breaking and allows people to find out more about her from her friends’ perspectives.

30. True or False

Compile a list of statements about the bride, some of which are true and some which are funny and false. Read them out and get the hens to guess if it’s true or false. It’s fun to see what people believe to be true about the bride!

Expert Take: This game will be a little trickier for hens that don't know the bride as well as others so we suggest getting into mixed teams. 

31. Dance the Night Away - £9.99, Hitched Shop

Two girls stand next to each other wearing feather boas

Make sure the hens have their dancing shoes on for this one! Before the hen party, pick a selection of songs or artists that you know will get played on a night out. Write them down on a piece of paper and get everyone in the group to pick one out. When your chosen song or artist is played you must dance to it for the duration of it no matter where or when it's played.

This one is great for your Instagram stories and made even better with fun accessories like these feather boas.

Expert Take: There's always the chance that your song won't get played on the night out - if that's the case, make it a rule that you have to request the DJ plays it. 

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32. Never Have I Ever

This classic drinking game was pretty much made for hen parties – and it’s a great way to find out some more risqué things about the other hens. Naughty hen do games always go down a treat in our experience.

Expert Take: Remember you still want friends left by the end of it so don’t out ALL your bestie’s biggest secrets...!

33. Glass Ice Breaker - £6.50, Etsy

Disco ball tumbler with a pink straw

If you know not all your hens will have met before, this civilised game is a great way to get everyone chatting. In advance of the welcome drinks, stick a one-word topic of conversation to the bottom of each glass (these disco ball tumblers are so fun, and they'll reduce any spillages).

As soon as someone finishes their drink, they must start a conversation with the hen closest to them using the word on the bottom of their cup.

Expert Take: It'll be so much fun thinking up the topics you put on the bottom of the cups - just make sure they're not too obscure or awkward. 

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34. Night Out Naughtiness 

Heading for a night on the town with the hens? When you get to the bar or club, challenge each member of the party to find something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Once found, they must take a photo of/with them. 

If you have a large group of hens, post the images on a group chat. Trust us, it'll be a good laugh in the morning to look back on.

Expert Take: This game is best suited if you'll be going to multiple different locations on the hen. Make sure to keep reminding everyone throughout the night of their task. 

35. Find the Fiancé or Fiancée - £16.99, Amazon

Disposable camera with gold hearts

A hilarious hen party game along similar lines involves taking the hens on a night out and challenging them to find the best lookalike of the bride's partner to snap a selfie with.

This cute disposable camera is a great idea to bring along, so you don't have to worry about dropping your phone in the mad rush!

Expert Take: This game works best if you are going to a location where there will be lots of different people. You'll have to wait a while to get the photos printed but they'll be hilarious when you do. 

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How Do You Make a Hen Party Fun?

There's a lot more to planning a hen party than just picking out a few games (although they are important!).

"A lot of hens assume that by simply arranging a few activities and a couple of games, the hen weekend will be a resounding success and something the group will be talking about for years to come," says hen party planning specialist Go Hen.

"Undoubtedly, unequivocally, undeniably, the best way to ensure your hen party is fun is by diving in with a positive, energetic attitude. No matter what your budget, no matter what you’re doing, no matter where you’re heading, if you go into the celebration half-hearted or act like you don’t really want to be there, it will almost always fall flat.

"You need to set the tone, be the party, get everyone pumped and ready – if you do, you’ll be well on your way to a hilarious weekend that will truly go down in the hen party history books."

What Games Do You Play at a Hen Party?

It's not a hen party without some cheeky, classy and everything in between games!

"Whilst classic drinking games may be the cornerstone of many people’s pre-wedding parties, a lot of hens are now wanting their games to be a bit more bride-focused to ensure she’s the centre of attention she deserves to be.

"Our most popular game by a mile is our hilarious Mr & Mrs Questions, where the bride is quizzed on every aspect of her relationship with her partner (with very entertaining results!).

"Whatever games you plump for, make sure the bride is at the forefront of your thinking, ensure you can get everyone involved, and, if you’re planning any forfeits, don’t make anyone do anything they’re uncomfortable with!", says Go Hen. 

What Are The Best Free Hen Party Games?

You don't have to spend a fortune to organise some seriously fun hen party games. Whether you're sharing funny memories or playing a risqué game of "never have I ever", these free ideas will have the whole crew cracking up. 

If you’re looking for even more inspiration, don’t miss our edit of hen party ideas under £100pp