You always need a few things to do at a bonfire. After the sun goes down, a bonfire heats up the night. Sitting around a bonfire, sharing good times with friends or family, remains a favorite means of relaxation and fellowship. Originally, bonfires were part of a Celtic celebration to ward off evil spirits. In several European countries, bonfires are integral elements for holiday festivities. A bonfire should include more than simply sitting around the fire.
Music forms a common bond between people. Why not include it at a bonfire?
Enjoyable games or activities can add a bit of spice to a bonfire. Check out these fire-up activities:
What kind of food should be served at a bonfire? Let the season or locale dictate what is served. Finger foods work best and require minimal cleanup.
The key to a successful bonfire is to provide a handful of activities and food that keep partygoers interest sparked.
Do you need to learn how to build a bonfire? Check out our step by step guide to get you started.
How do I make a bonfire pit? If you have to ask, make sure you read these instructions before you start playing with fire.
Bonfire activities for kids need not be tedious, but they must be safe.