Who’s ready for all things March Madness fun? Now is the time to stock up on some great March Madness Party Ideas – and you’re in the right place! These basketball printables are great for gearing up for celebrating the entire March Madness week!
The best part about this printable collection of basketball games is that they’re fun for all ages! You’ll find that these are great for March Madness spirit week ideas and are the perfect way to get people geared up for hoops and more.
March Madness Party Ideas
We’re huge basketball fans. And why not? It’s a lot of fun to see the teams battling it out on the court. But when March Madness rolls around every year, a whole new kind of competition takes place in our house.
Not only do we fill out our March Madness brackets, but we also use these entertaining printable games and activities to add even more fun and games to the house.
Call it a bit of “madness” taking over, but we really love to bring some friendly competition into the house. And since it can take a long time to get to the Final Four during March Madness, why not have some other fun games sprinkled in as well?
Why It Works
- This March Madness printable set gets everyone excited about the tournament!
- Even those who don’t care about basketball can join in on this printable fun.
- There are so many entertaining games and activities to choose from that it makes it easy and engaging to want to be a part of.
Creative Ways to Use These Printables
- Have your own family March Madness tournament – Who says that the basketball players get to have all the fun? While they’re on the TV showing off their skills, use these March Madness party games as a way to have your own tournament. Make a winner for each game and enjoy!
- Create a fun trophy – Everyone wants a medal, right? Have everyone done their best at the games and then tally up who won! Whoever gets the most correct or has the most points, wins the March Madness trophy!
- Have the tie breaker be the REAL March Madness bracket – Even though you might not be into the bracket, everyone still needs to fill one out. Because as we all know, there’s a reason that it’s called “madness”. Teams come out of nowhere to work their way up the bracket, sometimes knocking out some of the biggest teams! Use the brackets in this packet of games as a true tie breaker in your own house.
- Bingo Markers
- Snacks (because everyone always needs snacks!)
How It Works
To get started, all you have to do is print off the packet of printables. The only thing that needs to be done ahead of time is to fill out the bracket and choose the teams. This needs to be done BEFORE the tournament starts so that there are no cheating or picking teams after they’ve already played! (No stacking the bracket here – only guesses will work!)
This March Madness printable packet includes a great selection of games and activities that can entertain your friends and family for hours! Here’s what you get:
Any great printable set should have a cover so you can easily find it in a binder. This one makes no exception!
March Madness Word Search
Who will find all the basketball-related words first? If your party has many guests, you can play this game in groups too.
March Madness Basketball Feud
This fun feud has 7 questions, and each player needs to fill in 3 popular responses. Can you get the highest score?
March Madness Basketball Predictions
Before the competition starts, have everyone make some predictions. This game will surely make the entire March Madness week more exciting!
March Madness Scattergories
What better way to pass the time on commercial breaks than with some scattergories games?
March Madness Would You Rather
Once everyone circles their choices, it will be fun to see the different preferences of your guests.
March Madness Mascot Match-up
How well do you know the mascots for the most popular basketball teams? See how you fare up against others with the mascot match-up game!
March Madness Word Scramble
How good are you at unscrambling words? This game is fun to play in a large group, and kids can join in too.
March Madness Trivia
With so many basketball fans in your house, one of them will surely be able to get all the answers right. Even if not, answer keys are included to satisfy everyone’s curiosity.
Basketball Around The World
11 languages, and 11 different ways to say “basketball”. Can you match them all?
March Madness Bingo
Bingo is so entertaining and you get six bingo sheets to enjoy. Don’t forget to have your bingo markers on hand!
March Madness Brackets
Those who aren’t into playing games will surely enjoy filling in these brackets. Both men and women’s brackets are included!
Where to get This March Madness Printable Packet
You know I like to make things as simple as possible for you, right? Just click on the link and download the entire packet for March Madness party fun! Get the printable 🖨️ HERE.
🏀 Men’s Brackets Grab 🖨️ HERE!
🏀 Women’s Brackets Grab 🖨️ HERE!
How To Host a March Madness Party
Yes, it is free to download and print any printable from our site. Just know this is for personal use only. You can not sell these printables as your own.
Think of having a party like a tailgate. The more finger foods, the better. If you serve alcohol, have choices for the guests and then non-alcoholic beverages for those that don’t drink. I also think that having a dessert table is great for the kids as well as the adults. The more fun and snacks, the better.
March Madness is already the theme, so just be sure to have everyone wear their favorite team’s colors or jerseys to the party! This is the perfect way to get everyone in the mood and ready to rumble! (in a friendly way!)
I totally get it. March Madness goes on for several days! But the closer that it gets to the big game, the more that people are excited and pumped. For this reason, having parties for the Elite Eight, the Final Four, and the Championship game are going to be the best times to throw a party – and have these printables on hand, too! These make March Madness parties the best!
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