70's disco party games

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70's disco party games
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A real blast from the past is a 70s disco party. Guests dress up in afro wigs, disco outfits and platform heel shoes, and dance to 70s music under a disco ball. To kick things off and keep things movin' and groovin' you should have several 70s party games.

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Things you need

  • 70s music
  • List of 70s television trivia
  • Smooth rocks
  • Google eyes
  • Glue
  • "Pet Rock" manual
  • "Twister" game

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  1. 1

    Make up or download trivia questions from the 70s from sites like http://quiz.ivillage.com/entertainment/tests/70sTV.htm.>

    70's disco party games
    Television trivia
  2. 2

    Print out sheets of trivia questions--one set for each guest.

  3. 3

    Give one copy to each guest as they arrive to get them in the 70s mood.

  4. 4

    Have them answer the questions. Then score them and announce the winner.

  5. 5

    Play again, only this time ask questions over a microphone while guests are dancing to 70s music. The first guests to get to the microphone with the correct answers win.


  1. 1

    Spread the "Twister" mat on the floor.

    70's disco party games
  2. 2

    Have players take off their shoes. You can anchor the mat corners with shoes.

  3. 3

    Choose one person as the referee.

  4. 4

    Have the referee spin the spinner and call out body parts and colours.

  5. 5

    Players take turns having to place the called-out body part on a vacant colour circle the referee calls. If another player is already on that colour, she must move to a different circle of that colour.

  6. 6

    If a player falls or touches the mat with an elbow or knee, he's out.

  7. 7

    The last player left is the winner.

    "Pet Rock"

  1. 1

    Let each guest choose a smooth rock to be his pet.

    70's disco party games
    "Pet Rocks" were big in the 70s,
  2. 2

    Have guests glue two google eyes on their rocks.

  3. 3

    Have them draw on their rocks with permanent markers or embellish them with material scraps.

  4. 4

    Have each guest name her rock.

  5. 5

    Give each guest a "Pet Rock" manual (you can print one from several online sites).

    Costume Contest

  1. 1

    Before the party, let everyone know you're going to have a costume contest, so everyone should bring some clothes (or make some) that represent the 70s.

  2. 2

    Designate three judges.

    70's disco party games
    Afro wigs and "Saturday Night Fever" costumes,
  3. 3

    Have guests line up and parade one by one in front of the judges.

  4. 4

    Judges deliberate and choose a winner.

Tips and warnings

  • You can also do games like "name the tune" or "name the singer" as guests dance to 70s music.

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