Top 25 Fun gender reveal party games

The phenomenon of the gender reveal party has transformed from a simple announcement into an art form. Drawing inspiration from the world of cinema, we explore 25 unique gender reveal games that will engage, excite, and entertain your audience (guests). Just as a film holds its viewer in suspense until the climax, these games will keep your guests on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting the grand revelation.

25 Fun gender reveal party games

1. Wives’ Tales:

Ancient wisdom and modern suspense fuse in this engaging game based on old wives’ tales.

How to play:

  • Prepare the wives’ tales prediction sheet.
  • Display it prominently.
  • Ask guests if they agree with the tale’s prediction or if they have another guess.

2. Diaper Raffle:

Bring a cinematic twist to the traditional raffle, making it both thematic and practical.

How to play:

  • Send out diaper raffle tickets with your invitations.
  • Encourage guests to bring a diaper package.
  • Offer a small prize for the winning ticket.

3. Cutting the Cake:

In the spirit of classic film reveals, unveil the baby’s gender with a slice of cake.

How to play:

  • Bake or order a cake with pink or blue filling.
  • Keep the exterior neutral.
  • Cut the cake at the climax of the party.

4. Pink or Blue?

A game for the music lovers that adds a touch of Hollywood glamor.

How to play:

  • Use the Pink or Blue? printable.
  • Guests must guess songs from provided lyrics.
  • Create a playlist of these songs to play throughout.

5. Movie Reveal:

Test your guests’ movie knowledge with a Hollywood-style guessing game.

How to play:

  • Print the Movie Reveal sheets.
  • Guests must decipher movie hints to guess titles containing blue or pink.

6. Balloon Release:

Inspired by epic movie finales, the balloon release brings grandeur to your party.

How to play:

  • Fill balloons with helium and tie them inside a large box.
  • Decorate the box neutrally.
  • Open it dramatically to reveal the colored balloons.

7. Don’t Say Boy or Girl Game:

A game of suspense, where one wrong word can change everything.

How to play:

  • Distribute a clothespin or sticker to each guest.
  • If someone says boy or girl, their pin is taken.
  • The guest with the most pins at the end wins.

8. Baby Name Race:

A rush against time as guests brainstorm names in a thrilling race.

How to play:

  • Distribute the Baby Name Race printables.
  • Guests must quickly jot down baby names for each alphabet letter.
  • Compare answers at the end.

9. Baby Voting Ballot:

Evoke the suspense of an Oscar night with guests voting for the ultimate reveal.

How to play:

  • Distribute the printable ballot cards.
  • Guests cast their gender votes.
  • Reveal the majority guess before the actual reveal.

10. Team Pink vs. Team Blue Yard Games:

Channel the competitive spirit of sports films in these exciting yard games.

How to play:

  • Divide guests into Team Pink or Team Blue.
  • Engage in traditional yard games.
  • Keep score and declare a winning team.

11. Gender Guess Charades:

Evoke the charm of silent movies with this expressive game of prediction.

How to play:

  • Prepare cards with actions that are typically male or female (like wearing a tie or applying lipstick).
  • Guests act them out, and others guess if it’s a hint towards a boy or a girl.

12. Powder Puff Tug-of-War:

An exhilarating display of strength, mirroring epic battle scenes from movies.

How to play:

  • Mark a middle line and set two tubs of blue and pink powder on either end.
  • Two teams pull against each other, and the losing side gets doused in color.

13. Pop the Belly:

Pop the balloon to reveal the gender, reminiscent of tension-filled climactic scenes.

How to play:

  • Attach balloons filled with blue or pink confetti on a board.
  • Blindfolded guests throw darts to pop them and reveal the color.

14. The Baby Artist:

A nod to the world of art films, where guests become the artists.

How to play:

  • Provide pink and blue paints and canvases.
  • Guests create their gender predictions through art.
  • Showcase the gallery before the big reveal.

15. Mystery Baby Food Tasting:

A culinary twist, hinting at the gourmet sequences in films.

How to play:

  • Blindfold guests and make them taste various baby foods.
  • They must guess the flavor, and if it’s girly (like berries) or boyish (like blue potatoes).

16. Cast Your Predictions:

Bring a Hollywood red carpet feel with guests casting their votes.

How to play:

  • Set up a mini red carpet.
  • Guests walk it, placing their votes in a golden urn.

17. Blue or Pink Pictionary:

The classic drawing game gets a gender reveal twist.

How to play:

  • Players draw clues related to babies or genders.
  • The audience guesses, adding their own predictions.

18. Guess the Baby Item:

A touch of detective films where guests decipher mysterious items.

How to play:

  • Put baby items in opaque bags.
  • Guests feel them and write down their guesses.
  • The person with the most correct guesses wins.

19. Sip or Spill:

Echoing suspenseful interrogation scenes, this game brings anticipation.

How to play:

  • Serve two drinks, one pink and one blue.
  • Guests choose their drinks based on their prediction.

20. Pin the Pacifier:

A playful nod to blindfolded scenes in comedies.

How to play:

  • Hang a poster of a baby’s face.
  • Blindfolded guests try to pin a pacifier on its mouth.

21. Scratch & Reveal:

An element of surprise, just like in lottery scenes.

How to play:

  • Distribute scratch-off cards to guests.
  • They scratch them to reveal pink or blue.

22. Baby Emoji Quiz:

Modern meets traditional, reminiscent of the digital age in movies.

How to play:

  • Distribute sheets with baby-related emojis.
  • Guests decode the message.

23. Baby Karaoke Battle:

Music sequences come alive as guests battle it out in song.

How to play:

  • Guests pick and sing songs related to babies or genders.
  • The best performance, based on applause, wins.

24. Star-studded Baby Bingo:

Echoing the thrill of gambling scenes in classic films.

How to play:

  • Distribute baby-themed bingo cards.
  • Draw and announce items, as guests mark them.

25. The Final Scene:

The crescendo, a grand spectacle for the grand reveal.

How to play:

  • Organize a short skit or play.
  • Actors enact scenes hinting at the gender, culminating in the final revelation.


Just as a film captivates its audience from beginning to end, these gender reveal games promise an unforgettable experience. Crafted with cinematic flair, these activities will make your gender reveal party a blockbuster hit, talked about for seasons to come. Whether you’re an expectant parent or a party planner, these games offer an array of options to keep everyone entertained, in suspense, and eagerly awaiting the grand reveal. Lights, camera, action!

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