Two Best Party Games for Adults

Secret Pal

Who's your secret party pal? Your party pal will never tell, but you can try to guess!

Materials Needed:

  • Index cards

Playing time is 1-2 hours.

How to Play:

  1. Write the names of each guest on separate index cards. Fold and staple them shut, and place them in a bowl or a box.
  2. As your guests arrive, have each of them pick a card and open it.
  3. Tell them that on the card is the name of their secret party pal and they must do five special things for their pal during the evening, without getting caught. For example, they may replace an empty drink, slip a special note under their dinner plate, compliment them on their hair, offer to share an appetizer, or anonymously nominate the party pal for some special award.
  4. Tell everyone to figure out the identity of their secret party pal by the end of the party.
  5. At the end of the evening, have everyone guess who their secret pals are and then reveal their identities.


Tell the guests ahead of time who their secret pals are, so they can prepare surprises, tactics, or gifts for their pals. You can play this one of the funniest party games for adults on different occasions like birthday parties and many more.

Physical Description 

Those legs! Those eyes! You see your friends all the time, but do you really look at them? Find out with a game of Physical Description!


Materials Needed: 

  • Paper
  • Pencils, 1 for each player
Playing time: 30-45 minutes 
How To Play: 
  1. Write down players' names on strips of paper and put them into a bowl. Have each player draws a name.
  2. Distribute paper and pencils.
  3. Ask each player to write down three positive physical descriptions of the person whose name they drew. Begin with something not too obvious, such as clean nails or long toes. Then write something more obvious, such as glowing chheks or silky hair. Then make the third item even more obvious, such as freckles or narrow waist.
  4. When everyone has written three physical descriptions, beginning with the most obscure physical trait.
  5. Tell the players to write down to whom they think the physical trait refers.
  6. have player 1 read the second trait. Players can either leave their original anwer or change it to someone new.
  7. After the third item is read and players have written a third guess, tell Player 1 to reveal the name of the person described.
  8. Give three points to all players who guessed right the first time, two points to those who guessed right the second time, and one point to those who guessed right the third time.
  9. Go on to the next player, and so on, until every player has had the chance to read all three descriptions.
  10. Award a prize to the player with the most points.
Instead of physical traits, write down personality traits.
These party games are  also playable by teens and teen at heart. Let the games begin!