Top 17 Corporate Fun Days Ideas And Events

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Corporate fun days are a great chance to escape the office and bring your employees together in a fun-filled day of activities outdoors, enjoying the English sunshine.

Corporate and company fun days are all about letting loose, having fun and celebrating the hard work of your team. These outdoor team building events are often organised as a way to boost morale, reward employees for their dedication and commitment, build camaraderie and foster a positive company culture.

Of course, there’s always that one person who gets a little too competitive, and a few individuals may end up with a bruised ego. But who doesn’t enjoy a bit of friendly competition? It’s all part of the fun, with opportunities to win prizes and earn bragging rights in the office.

In this article, we give you 17 fun corporate event ideas, perfect for the summer months.

Top 17 Corporate Fun Days Events

1. Corporate garden party with traditional garden games

What better way to enjoy a corporate fun day in the sun than playing traditional garden games that inspire nostalgia and team bonding? Our Quintessentially English outdoor team building event is a celebration of all things English. Think English countryside, English garden party and typical gardens games! Challenges typically include:

  • Rounders
  • Lawn Games (Croquet, Boules etc.)
  • Giant Garden Games (Jenga, Kerplunk, Connect 4)
  • Racket Sports
  • Garden Races
  • Archery (venue dependent)
  • A competitive Tug O’ War finale

You can either run these activities as free play, or as head-to-head challenges where teams compete for a prize. Find out more about our Quintessentially English company away day.

Croquet on grass for team building

2. Corporate family fun day

Corporate family fun days are excellent to celebrate important milestones and reward employees in a fun and family-friendly environment. Including employees’ families in a corporate fun day promotes a supportive work environment, enhances work-life balance and demonstrates appreciation for employees’ personal lives, ultimately boosting connections and loyalty within the organisation.
With child-friendly activities and games that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, infuse a bit of adventure and excitement into your next corporate family fun day with help from GOTO Events.

But family fun days are not just for children. They’re also a great way to foster relationships within the organisation and provide a break from the daily grind of life at the office. Plus, it might be just what you need to get the creative juices flowing on projects that seem stalled. Let the fun begin!

Adults smiling on a carousel on a company fun day

3. Corporate festivals

Company festivals are the ideal option to create an unforgettable corporate fun day that guarantees smiles and laughter. From themes like beach party, funfair, carnival or maybe a traditional garden party, a corporate festival is a unique way to reward your employees.

Whatever the occasion, we provide you with the opportunity to transform your corporate event into a memorable experience for all involved. At GOTO Events, we offer a variety of interactive activities for all types of corporate events, be it a celebration, raising awareness, networking, or simply developing those stronger working relationships! Our event specialists will offer ideas and advise to ensure your budget is allocated effectively and your aims expertly achieved.

People partying and smiling at corporate festival

4. It’s A Knockout-inspired outdoor fun

Revive the popular British Game show in an outdoor team building activity like no other. It’s a Knockout is a thrilling company fun day event that will exceed any expectations. It’s a highly energised team building activity designed for companies and teams that want to get active.

With crazy costumes, huge inflatable games and enough foam to fill an Olympic swimming pool, your team is in for an incredible time!

People having fun while competing in team building competition on inflatable course

5. Totally Wipedout inflatable obstacle course

Totally Wipedout is our corporate fun day activity where adults get to let their inner child out and be wild, crazy and just plain silly. There are some seriously big toys on this outdoor team building event. From big red balls with obstacles to inflatable assault courses, team members will compete against each other in a variety of unique games.

Totally Wipedout is an incredible team building event that brings to life all the amazing action and excitement you can get in a head-to-head inflatable bonanza with something for everyone!

People laughing in inflatable team building event held outdoors in the summer

6. Corporate summer party

Make your next corporate summer party an unforgettable experience for your staff! Whether you’re organising a summer fete, or you want to add a touch of vintage style to your usual corporate summer party, GOTO Events offer a variety of summer team building activities that will keep your guests entertained all day.

Evening corporate event with people at barbecue

7. Inflatable company fun day

Looking for a company fun day with a wow factor? We have just what you need! GOTO Events offer a selection of outdoor inflatable games to transform your team building day into a company fun day bonanza! From It’s A Knockout and Totally Wipedout to The Crystal Team Challenge, we have a diverse range of inflatable team building activities with fun head-to-head competitions and multi-player obstacle courses. There is something for every type of audience – whether you are a small team or a larger group.

Total Wipeout Colourful Team Building Inflatables

8. Circus-themed carnival

The colourful and whimsical world of the circus is an excellent theme for a corporate fun day full of thrills, spills and excitement. GOTO Events can supply a whole range of circus acts, activities and décor to put on an extraordinary spectacle for your team! From guests’ arrival, they’ll be plunged into a world of stunning room décor and amazed with breath-taking entertainment from jugglers, acrobats and magicians to limbo dancers, fire-eaters and more.

Find out more about the greatest show on earth and how to bring it to your corporate event.

man juggling at circus themed team building event

9. Giant garden games

Transform your corporate garden party into a fun experience that everyone will remember with our giant garden games hire. We have everything you need to transform your outdoor space into a spectacle of colour and entertainment from inflatables, trampolines and climbing walls to giant Monopoly and a human table football game. Get in touch today to get ideas and costs in less than 45 minutes!

garden games kit for team building event outdoors

10. Outdoor adrenaline activities

Get ready for your corporate adventure challenge! We offer a wide variety of action-packed company away days that will get your team active and fully engaged. Choose from a selection of thrilling activities including:

  • Off-road quad bikes
  • Mini hovercraft
  • Inflatable human table football
  • Canon firing
  • Duck herding
  • Target archery
  • Axe throwing

We have an exhilarating mix of many other activities for a perfect company fun day filled with adrenaline and good times.

Person with helmet inside green Off Road Buggy in outdoor team building fun

11. Corporate treasure hunt

For those who love adventure and exploring the outdoors, a corporate treasure hunt is a fun and engaging way to get your team active. We have a range of iPad-based treasure hunt games for companies and corporate group activities. These ultra-modern team building event combine technology with engaging and intriguing challenges that will get everyone involved.

Tailored to a location of your choice, teams must keep their wits about them to move from spot to spot, guided by mapping technology and creative clues. At every correct location they find, a mystery challenge will appear on the screen. Find out more about the GPS treasure hunt team building event.

people participating in GPS treasure hunt for team building

12. Corporate sports day

Remember the good old days of your School Sports Day? Why not relive the fun, the competitiveness, and the glory of those days in a corporate sports day?

Dust off your running shoes and unleash your inner child with our School Sports Day team building event. This is the ultimate corporate fun day where we transform your event into a hilarious and nostalgia-packed schools sports day designed to reignite team spirit and create unforgettable memories.

All our games and activities are exactly how you remember – just without the grumpy teachers and the school bully. This is your chance to take part in some competitive sporting activities in our corporate sports day.

people sitting on green space hoppers for school sports day team building event outdoors

13. Giant board games

Step into the competitive (and oversized) world of Monopoly with our Teamopoly garden team building game. Perfect for a an outdoor corporate fun day, watch your team become ruthless property gurus while building their empire and thwart the competition. The name of the game is to earn money to play the board and build up your portfolio. All the favourites from the real game are included such as chance cards, community chess and the famous houses and hotels. Find out more about Teamopoly team building.

giant Monopoly set in park and players standing around the board

14. Soap box car racing

Host your own soap box car race and challenge your team to build their own cars and race to win this hilarious competition. We have our own version, Soap Box Derby, a fun team building event that is designed to bring out the best in people.

This outdoor company fun day activity is not all about speed (although it helps). There are several challenges based around creativity and innovation. After qualifiers, teams hit the design workshops where they can buy parts and materials for their cars and dress their racers. The designs are worth as many points as taking the chequered flag! Read more about this thrilling racing activity.

Teams racing pedal powered karts on soap box derby team building events

15. Multi-activity days

Multi-activity days are brilliant to keep your audience engaged throughout the day! At GOTO Events, we can design a corporate fun day that gives your guests the opportunity to take part in unique experiences such as:

archery targets aligned on grass for outdoor team building activity

16. Bear Grylls survival challenge

A survival challenge is the ultimate bonding experience for your team! With our iconic Bear Grylls Survival Experience, your corporate fun day will become a channel to foster the central dynamics of team performance, such as communication, development, motivation, leadership, trust and integrity. These aspects can be subtly integrated or used as a specific platform to draw out natural talents and create high-performing teams. However, the most crucial element of any team building event executed by GOTO Events, is fun! Find out more about the Bear Grills Survival Experience.

Bear Grylls survival team building fun day

17. Group energisers

Elevate your company away day or corporate event with a unique group energiser activity that will not only break up the day and invigorate your audience but will strengthen communication, collaboration and problem-solving among teams.

One of our most popular energising team activities, the Haka, is a unique experience that will leave your audience feeling fired up and ready to go. In this group energiser, participants delve into the powerful Māori tradition, learning the steps and body language of the Haka while forging collective strength and unity through chanting and synchronized movements. Our performers are all of Māori descent and they will also take you on a journey to learn more about their history and core values. Find out more about the Haka team building activity.

the haka dance at conference energiser or ice breaker

Planning a Corporate Fun Day or Team Away Day?

If you’ve been given the task of organising a company fun day for your team, then look no further! GOTO Events have years of experience planning the perfect corporate event, with our Event Managers on hand to work directly with you to create the perfect event for your company. We understand that every event is different and we will help you create the best team building event to suit your requirements. Contact us to speak to one of our friendly event professionals, where we can talk you through different ideas and options available.

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Corporate Fun Days FAQs

What is a company fun day?

A company or corporate fun day is an event or activity that offers employees the chance to engage in interactive experiences. The purpose of a company fun day is to take your team out of their regular work environment and engage them in a range of fun activities. Corporate fun days help to connect and reward employees’ effort and work, as well as explore wider corporate objectives. However, the primary goal is to create a lasting impression that leaves everyone eager for more!

What different types of company fun days are there?

Company fun days can be organised as standalone event or integrated into a conference, business meetings or corporate presentations. There are quite a few variations and types of corporate fun days, including Company away days, Summer parties, Family fun days, Team building activities, Sports days

Can you provide a venue for our company fun day?

Yes, we offer a free venue finding service with a wide portfolio of venues across the UK for both indoor and outdoor corporate fun days. We’ll help you find a venue near your office that caters for all you need, so that you can book the full event experience without any hassle.