Technology and television are great entertainment mediums, but nothing beats a game night with family and friends for true engagement. From arguing over the rules or a dubious dice roll to colluding together against a common rival, a gathering of gamers is a wonderful way to enjoy an evening or weekend.
In the realm of board games, there are hundreds to choose from. Many of these familiar family fun favorites can be found with a bit of extra magic. What could be more magical than adding a bit of Disney pixie dust to these table-top, turn-based competitions? Gathered below are 30 Disney variations of my favorite board games.
Monopoly has been a staple in the games closet for generations. Finding one or more of the many variations on this real estate and Disney themed race to make the most money are everywhere. The Walt Disney Company offers multiple versions of the game based on its own characters and franchises.
1. Avengers (Disney Store)
2. Disney Animation (Amazon)
3. Disney Princesses (Amazon )
4. Disney Theme Parks (Disney Store)
5. “Guardians of the Galaxy” (Amazon)
6. “Nightmare Before Christmas” (Disney Store)
8. Star Wars Monopoly Game – The Complete Saga Edition (Disney Store)
These fun Disney-inspired takes on the classic game of Operation requires players to have a steady hand and keep their cool.
9. BB-8 Operation (Amazon)
10. “Finding Dory” Operation (Amazon)
11. “Frozen” Operation (Amazon)
12. “Nightmare Before Christmas” Operation (Amazon)
Candyland is the perfect game for families with young children and they will love to play these Disney versions.
13. Disney Parks Candyland (Amazon)
14. Disney Princess Candyland (Amazon)
The classic mystery game, Clue, is great for older kids and adults who want to use their sleuthing skills.
15. “Nightmare Before Christmas” Clue (Amazon)
16. “Twilight Zone” Tower of Terror Clue (Disney Store)
17. “Star Wars” Clue (Amazon )
The ultimate 2-player game of outguessing your opponent before your “fleet is sunk”!
18. Pirates of the Caribbean Battleship (Disney Store)
19. “Star Wars” Battleship (Amazon)
Other kid-friendly games to enjoy
These board games allow for some Disney family-fun for even the youngest family members.
20. “Cars 3” Trouble (Amazon)
21. Disney Pictionary (Amazon)
22. Hollywood Tower Hotel Jenga (Disney Store)
23. Super Heroes Chutes and Ladders (Disney Store)
Disney-inspired board games for older kids and adults
Older kids (and let’s be honest, adults too) will be able to stop the boredom with these Disney influenced games.
24. Disney Apples to Apples (Amazon)
25. Disney Family Feud (Amazon)
27. “Moana” Sorry (Amazon )
28. “Nightmare Before Christmas” Trivial Pursuit (Amazon)
29. “Star Wars” Risk (Amazon)
30. Disney Villainous (Amazon)
With so many Disney themed board games to choose from, being “board” at home can be a magical experience. Not only are these games great for family/friends game night, but they could also add a fun element to any Disney vacation – either on the road or after a day in the park. Oh, and, Christmas is right around the corner.
What is your favorite Disney themed board game? Do not pass GO, instead proceed directly to the comments area below and take your turn telling us about it.