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13 Unique Lawn Games To Play This Summer

Because backyard BBQs are mostly about the games. This summer, let McDonald's prepare a new Bacon Clubhouse for you, and get back to the fun.

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1. Human Surfing

It's quite simple. Line everyone up in two groups. One-by-one, "surf" over your rolling teammates until your entire team has taken a turn. First group to finish wins.

3. Outdoor / Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling

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No, bowling isn't just an indoor game. And no, it's not just a daytime game. Find your 10 nearest empty water bottles, throw some glow sticks in them, and bowl the night away!

5. Lawn Twister

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If you're going to trim your lawn tomorrow, spend today spray painting your own board onto the grass. For one to infinity players, depending on your acreage.

6. Palikka

A standard "toss" challenge, this game is all about precision. Knock over one pin and you receive its respective points — knock over more than one pin, and you're only rewarded one point per pin knocked over. This one is for strategic types.

11. Giant Horse Race Derby

Show off in front of the entire backyard with this mega-sized "Jeu de Course." Pair this gambling board with your giant dice, and you'll be in for BIG fun.

12. Sticks 'n' Cups

The ultimate challenge of offense and defense, Sticks 'n' Cups requires some serious focus and skill. It's pretty simple to set up, but not simple to score.