Happy Up the New Year with Games!

Published Friday, December 28, 2018
Welcome 2019 With Happy Up Games

Play 2018 Out the Door

It's almost New Year's Eve. You know the best way to welcome 2019? By playing games!

Whether you're getting a group together or keeping it low key, a new game will speed the time along, getting you closer and closer to the stroke of midnight and the turning of the year.

We've collected a hefty list of games that work for just about any gathering. And if these don't do it, stop by a Happy Up store. We'll find a game that's a perfect fit for your group!


If you're planning a New Year's party that is adults only, have we got some games for you! These are party games filled with wildly inappropriate content. Definitely Rated M for Mature!

  • Privacy
    5 - 10 players; 18 yrs & up
  • Telestrations After Dark
    4 - 8 players; 17 yrs & up
  • Cranium Dark
    3 or more players; 18 yrs & up
  • Risky Itzi
    2 - 8 players; 17 yrs & up
  • Anomia X
    3 - 6 players; 17 yrs & up
Adults Only Games
Adults Only Games

Big Kids & Grown Up Games

These are games that are good for Big Kids (10 yrs & up) and Grown Ups. Some are long-playing strategy games. Others rely on a quick wit and communication skills. All are a perfect way to get your teens to drop their devices and join the party!

  • PicWits
    4 or more players; 10 yrs & up
  • Game of Thrones Catan
    3 - 4 players; 14 yrs & up
  • Forbidden Sky Cooperative Game
    2 - 5 players; 10 yrs & up
  • Cahoots
    2 - 4 players; 10 yrs & up
  • Sagrada
    1 - 4 players; 10 yrs & up
    (5 - 6 players with expansion pack)
Big Kid & Grown Up Games
Big Kids & Grown Up Games

Kids & Family Games

These are fun-for-all games that are great for a range of ages. So get your elementary age kids and the grandparents around the table to play a board game!

  • Pencil Nose
    3 - 6 players; 8 yrs & up
  • Magic Maze
    1 - 8 players; 8 yrs & up
  • Pictomania
    3 - 6 players; 8 yrs & up
  • Drop It
    2 - 4 players; 8 yrs & up
  • Q-Bitz
    2 - 4 players; 8 yrs & up
Kids and Family Games
Games for Kids & Families

Games for the Youngest Gamers

Even your littlest ones want in on the action. These games are great with younger children. And we solemnly pinky swear you'll enjoy playing these, too!

  • Gnomes at Night Cooperative Game
    2 - 4 players; 6 yrs and up
  • Engine Engine #9
    2 - 4 players; 5 yrs & up
  • Clack
    2 - 6 players; 5 yrs & up
  • Chill Out
    2 - 4 players; 5 yrs & up
  • Pool Party
    2 - 4 players; 6 yrs & up
Games for the Youngest Gamers
Games for the Youngest Gamers