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10 Fun Things To Do With Friends For When Boredom Hits

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Bored of going to dinner or the movie theater with your friends? When boredom strikes, it can be tough to find something creative to take on with your best pals. Spice up your hangouts with the top 10 fun things to do with friends! Read on to find new ideas to make timeless memories with your closest friends.

 


1. Gutter Ball Gurus

Gutter Ball Gurus
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Nearly every town has a bowling alley, and this is the perfect place to strike up a good time with friends! Often, bowling alleys have glow nights, where there are black lights and music, conjuring up the perfect dance party. Give yourselves a fun team name, order some pizza, and bowling will be right up your alley

 


2. Two Words: Game Night

Board Game Bonanza
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A game night is the perfect excuse to stay in with friends while still having a blast. Whether it's Cards Against Humanity, Taboo, or charades, game night is sure to go off without a hitch. Split into teams, grab a snack, and let the friendly competition begin.

 


3. Hit the Road

Hit the Road
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Did someone say day trip? Hit the road with your friends and explore your city. Whether you're apple picking or going to the beach, some of the best memories can be made on a road trip. Take photos of your surroundings or your friends to document the trip and have something to look back on later on. Adventure is out there!

 


4. Get Caffeinated

Coffee Shop
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Coffee and friends are the perfect blend. Each coffee shop has its own unique flair, whether it's the coffee they serve, the look and feel of the atmosphere, or even the people that work there. Venture out with friends and find a coffee shop you haven't tried! Enjoy the good conversation, the strong aroma, and the acoustic tunes. 

 


5. Mini Golf Mania

Mini Golf Mania
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Whether it's black light, tropical, or pirate themed, mini golf is the perfect way to bond with your friends over some light-hearted competition. Look at all the options near you and pick your favorite theme, because this outing is sure to be a hole-in-one.

 


6. Movie Night

Movie Night
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If you're tired of spending money at the movies, a movie night is the perfect solution. With Netflix, Hulu, or any other streaming service, the possibilities for binge-watching are endless. If you're feeling like watching some movie classics, add The Notebook, Forrest Gump, or The Matrix to your queue. Invite your friends, grab your remote, and pop some popcorn. Your movie night will be a success!

 


7. Potluck Party

Potluck Party
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Throwing a dinner party is expensive, there's no question about it. Ask your friends to come over and bring a dish to take some pressure off of hosting as well as taste a wide variety of new dishes! A potluck is a great way to connect with people, as well as get a look into what some of their favorite foods are. The more the merrier, so tell your friends to bring their friends, and their friends to bring their other friends. To spice things up, add a theme to your potluck! From a Mexican fiesta to finger foods, the possibilities are endless.

 


8. Get Outdoors

Get Outdoors
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Going to the park with friends is seriously underrated. At the park, the possibilities for activities are endless. Whether it's a picnic, flying a kite, or playing frisbee that suits your fancy, these activities all can be done with friends at a park and make for a darn good time. Hit up your local park today and get your friends motivated to move around.

 


9. "Hey Macklemore, Can We Go Thrift Shopping?"

Hey Macklemore, Can We Go Thrift Shopping?
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If you're looking to pop some tags, your local thrift store is calling your name. For sometimes as little as $3.00, you can find the craziest, most stylish, and unique clothing items within the thrift store walls. While thrifting makes for a fun experience by itself, going with friends amplifies it to the max. Happy thrifting! 

 


10. Sing Your Heart Out

Sing Your Heart Out

 

Karaoke night is the perfect place to make timeless memories. With an open mind, singing karaoke on stage with your friends can be loads of fun. Even if singing isn't one of your friends forte, watching people perform can be extremely entertaining in and of itself. Check out your local venues for karaoke nights and hit the stage!

 


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