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Giant Jenga at the Georgetown Carnival

Last month we went to the Georgetown Carnival here in Seattle. There was a giant community Jenga game set up and I managed to be there to watch it fall twice.

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· comments [16] · 07-6-2011 · categories:misc · seattle ·

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  • 1 Nat @ Dear Little House // Jul 6, 2011 at 2:15 am

    That is so awesome. There should be more giant childhood games. Like Pick-up Sticks with giant logs, and you have to use heavy machinery to pick them up! Or Guess Who with real live people!

  • 2 Stephanie // Jul 6, 2011 at 5:49 am

    Gasp! Giant jenga! Be still my heart. Where can I get me one of those?

  • 3 sarah, simply cooked // Jul 6, 2011 at 6:44 am

    Ah, the continuous shooting mode was made for that situation! Great photos. :) How fun would it be to play giant Jenga at a backyard BBQ?

  • 4 Beth // Jul 6, 2011 at 8:01 am

    I was just thinking of bringing Jenga up for my 6 yo grandson to play. Love the giant one!

  • 5 Seanna Lea // Jul 6, 2011 at 8:46 am

    That looks like a lot of fun!

  • 6 brianne // Jul 6, 2011 at 11:47 am

    wow, giant jenga?? how awesome!

  • 7 megan // Jul 6, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    This isn’t actually the first time I’ve encountered a giant Jenga. The first time was at a bar in Portland called Triple Nickel Pub. That one was smaller but made of pieces cut from 2x6s (I think) so when it fell it was loud!

  • 8 jaclyn @ thelateafternoon // Jul 6, 2011 at 6:29 pm

    a giant jenga set!!? omg! that is seriously cool.

  • 9 Russell // Jul 7, 2011 at 10:42 am

    Oooh, I’m going to my annual family reunion next month, this would be an awesome game to play there!

  • 10 Paige // Jul 7, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    I made it to the Georgetown Carnival for the first time this year… by far the best event I have been to in Seattle. So many fun and unique things to see paired with great food to eat!

  • 11 Becky // Jul 7, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    oh oh oh i want one. this would be perfect to have at our church Bazaar in september. was it made out of wood? Seems like you could almost do it with cardboard boxes if you weighted them with something.
    More info please!

  • 12 Kayla // Jul 7, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    Aw man, that’s way bigger than the one here in Houston! Although, ours has perks- dirty words and lingos hand-written all over each block ;)

  • 13 Larry K // Jul 28, 2011 at 11:39 am

    There is a great selection of custom sets on this site: http://www.TumblingTowers.com, they have free shipping and they’re great for any party or event. Its perfect if you rather spend the time playing then making one. The sets aren’t nearly as big as this one, but still pretty nice and large.

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  • 15 Janette@Janette's Sage // Apr 15, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    This is just great…I need to see if my builder son would make one for us…thanks for sharing

  • 16 Lauren // Apr 10, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    We got our set with free shipping from http://www.TumblingTowers.com The set was over 4+ft during play and it really made our bbq pool party so much better :)

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