Planning a bridal shower and looking at doing some fun games?! Bridal Jeopardy works exactly like the normal television show. There are categories players choose from and can win “money” or points if they get the answer correct. This game is a great way to get to know the couple and, even better, potentially win a prize!
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How To Make A Bridal Jeopardy Game
If you enjoy crafts you can create a poster board for the jeopardy game. There are many beautiful examples online to emulate. Glue envelopes to the board that holds the question and the answer. Or design one online to be compatible with cell phones. There are a lot of apps that you can download to link to your game and operate as buzzers.
There should be multiple categories to choose from, ideally 3-5. Since it is for the bridal shower they can be geared more towards the bride instead of the groom.
Fun Categories To Include:
If you have a fabulous bridal shower theme, you can play off that, or go for some of these categories:
- All About the Bride
- Love Songs
- Fun Facts
- Romantic Movies
- Wedding Traditions
- The Couple
- Love Stories
- Famous Couples
- What Did The Groom Say?
- Famous Brides
- Name That Cake
- Places They Have Been
- He Said/She Said
Typically the host of the bridal shower is also the host of the Jeopardy game as they most likely created it. You can split up duties, though, or even co-host.
How To Play Bridal Jeopardy
- Split into teams based on your group size and provide each one with a buzzer. You can determine which team goes first by drawing lots, rolling die, picking a number, etc. Someone should be assigned to keep score.
- The easiest questions will be worth the least amount of points, while difficult ones are worth more. Points usually range from 100-500 points.
- Every team will choose a category and point value for their round. Whoever buzzes in first gets to answer the question. If you get it correct then you earn those points. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins a prize.
- Double jeopardy is when the question is worth either the team’s amount of points or a total of 1000 points, whichever is more. Final jeopardy makes up the last question of the game and should be the most vague and difficult one to answer.
Bridal Jeopardy Questions
You can do it the original Jeopardy way, by reading the answer, and having guests reply with the question…or just ask the questions and the guests can give the answer.
The categories you use can be more general but the questions should be more personal. The higher the points the more difficult the question.
Here are some category and question and answer examples:
About The Bride:
- What’s the bride’s favorite color?
- How old is the bride?
- What is her favorite food?
- What is her shoe size?
- How many parking tickets does she have?
- What was her first job?
- This is what the bride wanted to be when she was growing up.
- The movie she has watched 30 times.
- How many days did it take Kate Hudson to lose Matthew McConaughey?
- How did Jenna and Matt say goodbye in “13 Going On 30?”
- “You want the moon? Just say the word, and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.” Name that movie.
- What are the main characters names in “Gone With The Wind”?
- These two actors are the main actors in the movie, “Ghost”.
- The famous quote “I’ll Never Let Go” is from this movie.
- This is the name of the main character in “The Wedding Singer”.
About The Groom:
- What nickname does the groom use for the bride?
- What is his favorite sports team?
- What is the groom’s favorite dessert?
- What instrument does he play? (Switch this up to something personal)
- What is the grooms hobby?
- The groom never misses a game of this football team.
- This number is his lucky number.
- The meal the groom could eat every day.
About The Couple:
- Where did the couple meet?
- Who made the first move?
- How many kids do they want?
- Where is the couple going to live?
- Who said “I love you” first?
- The location the groom asked the bride to marry him.
- These are the silly nicknames they call each other.
About The Wedding:
- When is the wedding?
- Where is the honeymoon?
- What are the colors of the wedding?
- What song will be played for the first dance?
- Who is the Maid of Honor?
- Name the members of the wedding party.
- The name of the first dance song.
Final Jeopardy Questions:
- How many people were invited to the wedding?
- Name the designer of the bride’s wedding dress.
- Who will be officiating the service?
- How long has the couple been together?
- What is the theme of the wedding?
Where To Get A Jeopardy Board?
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Planning a bridal shower can be stressful, but it shouldn’t be! It is a chance for a bride-to-be to be showered with love by her friends and family. People should be enjoying themselves to the point of crying from laughter.
If you are the host, you should prepare games and activities ahead of time for the bridal shower so that you keep your guests entertained and your bride-to-be happy.
He Said She Said and Bridal Jeopardy are two of the most classic bridal shower games to play, and for good reason! Use this guide to plan games for your future bridal shower–they’re guaranteed to be a big hit!
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