Family Reunion Ideas That Celebrate Family History

June 17, 2019  - by 
Polynesian family at a family reunion.

Family history is a great way to bring your loved ones together as you celebrate and explore your common roots. Here are some engaging activities and family reunion ideas you can use to fill your gatherings with family history fun!

Start with Something Simple

Need a quick activity for a party or something for your kids to do this summer? These activity ideas from FamilySearch work at any time of the year, in your home or with a larger group.

How Others Have Used These Activities

Families who have tried these activities have had lots of fun! See how parents and their children have been using the activities to connect with their ancestors.

Planning a Big Event

Need more family reunion ideas? We’ve gathered a list of our favorite family history games, crafts, and more from around the web to help you plan the perfect event for your family.




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  1. I love pictures and my family has pictures that I dont have or vice versa how.would be the best way to share pictures at a family reunion?

      1. How can I download them if they are original pictures from 1920’s? When I take pictures of pictures it doesn’t look right

        1. Your best option is to scan your photos. Depending on where you live, some family history centers and affiliate libraries can help you with this. However, this is not the case at every center and library. This resource will tell you the centers that are close to you. After you choose a center, give them a call and ask if they provide a photo scanning service. Once you have scanned your photos, add them to Memories and make sure you tag your photos.