How to Have a Bonfire Group Date

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Bonfire Night

Attention! This is not a fire drill! Here at The Dating Divas, we created a fun group date idea for hosting an epic bonfire! And, to add fuel to the fire, this date could also double as a family get-together! Doesn’t that sound so fun? Not only that, but you could easily convert this date night into a bonfire block party for your friends and neighbors! Add some spark to any night with this fun bonfire date! The free printables below include a digital invite, two activities, decorations, and even instructions on how to start a bonfire! With everything prepped and ready for you, what s ‘more could you ask for? 😉 So, let’s get started!

This bonfire date is so cute and fun! I can't wait to do this with my friends and family! #bonfire #bonfiregroupdate #smoresbar

If having an epic bonfire group date isn’t enough, we added in these adorable and FREE printables made by the amazing Elizabeth from The Dating Divas!

Bonfire Party Invite

Start your bonfire party off right by sending out a free digital invite to your friends and family. This adorable invite says, “What happens around the bonfire, stays around the bonfire. We warmly invite you to join us for an epic Bonfire Group Date with fire, s’mores, games, and more!” Your friends and family will be so excited to be apart of such a wonderful evening. But, just you wait. The invite is not all that comes with this fun group date (which could also be used for a bonfire block party!) This epically fun bonfire night has so much more to offer!

Bonfire Group Date Digital Invite

How to Start a Fire

In order to know how to start a bonfire, we created the picture-perfect ‘How To – Let’s Get Lit!’ instruction printable. It basically has everything you need to know for how to build a fire! To start, you will need matches, a lighter, heat, oxygen, and fuel. As you follow along with the “how to start a bonfire” instructions, you will end with the best fire for you and your guests!

How to Build A Bonfire

Bonfire Party Ideas

Here’s how to plan a bonfire night party! For starters, we have already covered the invites and how to start a fire. Now it’s time to roast marshmallows and party s’more! Because who doesn’t want a s’mores bar around the fire?! Wahoo! Take it up a notch and order some awesome marshmallow roasting sticks! Also, feel free to ask the group to bring some delicious goodies! You can always add hot chocolate, hot apple cider, or a variety of treats to add more to this fun night (which, if you remember, could even be done as a bonfire block party!) If you would like to add food too, here are a ton of awesome Fire Party Food Ideas!

Bonfire Party S'mores Printables

S’mores Menu

As you download and print the free S’ mores Menu, you will be able to use it as a grocery list as well! Once you have your supplies prepped for your bonfire night, sit back, relax, and get ready for your guests to arrive! And trust me, the variety of s’mores in this menu are so delicious, everyone will be drooling over them and wanting s’ more! 😉

Bonfire Night S'mores Menu

Don’t Blink!

There are so many bonfire party ideas out there, but none that we thought was just perfect. So, we came up with our own! It’s called “Wink Around the Fire.” Here’s how to play! Pass around the fire the “WINK” or “DON’T BLINK” cards. If you’re lucky, you will get the “WINK” card. Now, this makes you the secret “killer.” When the game begins, everyone will look at each other until the secret killer WINKS at someone. If someone winks at you, you must yell “BURNED.” You will then be out for the rest of the round. The goal for anyone receiving a “DON’T BLINK” card is to guess who the “winker” is. However, you only have 3 chances to guess it right, so guess carefully! Lastly, the goal for the “winker” is to wink at the most participants possible without getting caught. How fun is this?!

Game to Play Around A Fire

Around the Fire

There’s nothing like sitting around the fire with those you love. Take the time to learn more about each other with this fun bonfire party idea – the game “Two Truths and One Lie.” Here’s how to play if you’re throwing a bonfire block party: Think of two truths and one lie about yourself and write them down on the cute printables provided. Then, your friends and neighbors will try to guess which one is the lie! Easy, peasy! This is a great way to have some interactive fun at a bonfire night party with your friends, family, or neighbors.

Fun Activity for Around a Fire

Now that you know how to plan a bonfire night party, consider trying out these other fun group dates that also include FREE printables! Such as this fun Kickball Group Date or even a variety of games in our Night Games Group Date.


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Bonfire Date Digital Invitation

Printables Designed by Elizabeth Exclusively for The Dating Divas
Free Download

Bonfire Group Date Night

Printables Designed by Elizabeth Exclusively for The Dating Divas


I am a passionate, fun, and caring gal married to the most incredible man in the world! Where I am the happiest is in nature with my handsome husband, my sweet baby girl Isla Joe, and my fun doggos Woods and Pancake! I enjoy reliving my glory days by playing volleyball with my girl friends or relaxing at the golf course! I am convinced I could not live without popcorn, caramel apples, and my guilty pleasure, vanilla coke! You can find me outdoors, partying with family, or on that dance floor baby!

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  1. Okay! This sounds so fun! I used to have bonfires all the time in high school/college. Why not make a date out of it?! Thank you!

  2. SO CUTE!!! We are doing s’mores almost every week in our backyard. This would be fun to try out!