Bridal Shower Scattergories is one of our absolute favorite games to play at every bridal shower we attend because it’s the perfect mix of fun, competitive, and a bit tricky. Trust us when we say that this combination is sure to keep guests entertained and generate more than a few laughs. So if you’re in charge of throwing an upcoming bridal shower, featuring this game is a total no brainer!

What do you need to play Bridal Shower Scattergories?

  1. Enough of our FREE Bridal Shower Scattergories printable game cards so each guest (bride included!) has a copy. 
  2. A pen or pencil for every player.
  3. A prize for the winner.

How do you play?

  1. Have guests gather into one area so you can pass out the Bridal Shower Scattergories game cards and a pen/pencil to each person.
  2. Once each player has their game card, set a timer on your phone for 10 minutes and allow guests to begin. Their goal is to come up with all 48 answer combinations.
  3. When the timer goes off, make sure all players have put their pen/pencils down.
  4. One by one, have guests read off their answers- starting with the letter L and ending with the letter E. If any two or more players have the same answer, they must cross them out.
  5. Each unique answer equals a point, and the guest with the most total points wins!

Extra tips for playing

  1. Pass out game cards face down so no player has an unfair time advantage.
  2. Take this game to the next level by allowing players to get double points by using the key letter (L-O-V-E) twice in their answers (i.e. wedding gift= Luxe luggage). HOWEVER, this does not count for adjectives (i.e. large luggage would not count)
  3. If there is any question as to the acceptability of an answer, take it to a group vote. The majority vote wins.
  4. This is one of those bridal shower games that may result in a multiple winners. We suggest purchasing 2-3 prizes just in case (you can always give them out to the 2nd and 3rd place players) or planning ahead with some sort of tie breaker round.

Bridal Shower Scattergories printable preview (click image below to download)

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