Dinner conversation starters will get the conversation flowing at your dinner! These good conversation questions will help you avoid awkward silence or even worse – emotionally charged conversations – by giving your guests good questions to answer.

Another way to entertain guests and host an amusing dinner is to play Would You Rather. Just print off these funny questions and listen to the laughter!

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50 Conversation Starters

Here is a list of 50 good conversation starters:

  1. Use one word to describe your family.
  2. If you could adopt a trait from another person at this table, what would it be?
  3. Where is your most favorite spot in your home?
  4. What is your most favorite family activity?
  5. Is there a household chore you like doing?
  6. If you could change lives with any relative for one day, who would it be?
  7. If you could give your parents one tip on how to be a better parent, what would it be?
  8. What is your most favorite family vacation?
  9. If you had to choose only one kind of dessert to eat for a year, what would it be?
  10. If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you choose?
  11. Which TV family is most like your own?
  12. If had one wish (and you can’t wish for more wishes), what would you wish for and why?
  13. If you could pick a new first name, what name would you choose?
  14. What is the most beautiful place you have been?
  15. What is your favorite season? Why?
  16. If you had to change your name, what would your new name be?
  17. What is something that really annoys you?
  18. What is your biggest fear? Why?
  19. How much time do you spend on the internet? What do you usually do?
  20. What is the best gift you have ever been given?
  21. If you opened a restaurant, what kind of food would you serve?
  22. What is your favorite holiday? Why?
  23. If you could live anywhere, where would you live?
  24. What was the last book you read?
  25. Describe yourself in two words.
  26. How much time do you spend on the internet? What do you usually do?
  27. Would you rather go back in time or go to the future?
  28. What is your favorite dessert?
  29. What is one goal you have for the year?
  30. Would you rather go to the beach or the mountains?
  31. If you could invent something, what would it be?
  32. What is one of the most important things you’ve learned?
  33. What is one thing you can’t leave home without?
  34. Would you rather live in a house, on a boat, or in space?
  35. What is one thing that you are really good at?
  36. What is the best vacation you have ever been on?
  37. Would you rather stay up late or go to bed early?
  38. What is your favorite thing to do to relax?
  39. If you had intro music, what song would it be? Why?
  40. What is your earliest memory?
  41. If you had to be trapped in a TV show for the rest of your life, which show would you choose?
  42. What word or saying from the past do you think should come back?
  43. What is the best room in your house? Why?
  44. If you could have a superpower what would it be?
  45. What is a TV series you enjoy?
  46. What product from an infomercial would you most like to own?
  47. If you could have personally witnessed one event in history, what would you choose?
  48. If you were a circus performer, what act would you perform?
  49. What is your favorite thing to do with your family?
  50. If you could stop doing one chore around the house what would it be?
  51. What is favorite dance move? Can you demonstrate it?

What is a Good Conversation Question to ask people?

Open-ended questions make the best conversation starters. A good conversation question to ask people you’ve just met is one that gets them to open up about themselves and generates a back-and-forth exchange.

A good question doesn’t have to be deep or too personal. Some of the best conversation starters are simple questions that focus on hobbies, childhood memories, or unusual talents.

For example, ask your conversation partner what is something that other people might not know about them. Or can they recall their funniest childhood memory? What’s your favorite music? Do you have a favorite food or drink? What skill do you have that might be helpful in surviving a zombie apocalypse? Haha!

These types of unique conversation starters can work on dates, in professional settings, or with almost any age group!

Easter Dinner Conversation Starters

Dinner Conversation Starters

Make Easter dinner extra festive by placing the dinner questions inside plastic Easter eggs. Fill up an Easter Basket with the eggs and pass them around your dinner table. Each guest can take an egg and answer the question inside. It will be a fun dinner game to play and start a great conversation.

Here are loads of printable questions for starting a conversation. While most of the topics work all year long, these printables have holiday designs for your special dinners.

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Printable Conversation Starters

These dinner conversation starters are also perfect in work situations, classrooms, or the first day of school. Use these prompts in networking events, icebreakers, team-building exercises – or wherever you have a group of people and need some interesting conversation topics to break the ice. They also work great on social media!

Whether you choose deep conversation starters or light-hearted prompts, asking questions is a great way to find common interests. You might find you have the same favorite movie, relate to the same fictional character, like the same foods or use the same pick up line.

Cute Conversation Starters are One Click Away!

Download the PDF and print in color on white copy paper Cut the questions apart.  If you would like to make cards to set at each place setting or to pass around, print on white cardstock. This will make them more sturdy.

Printable Dinner Conversation Starters

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More Dinner Questions

If you are looking for more interesting and good convo starters, these table talk questions will be perfect for a variety of holiday family dinners. They include some funny conversation topics too!

Another good activity is to play would you rather. This one is super funny!

Your guests will leave knowing more about each other and have wonderful memories of Easter! Funny conversation starters can be thought-provoking and help people relax and bond over shared interests and tastes. Even introverted people love a good quality conversation!

From small talk to a deep conversation, you need a good conversation starter and these will help.  I hope these help strike up a fun conversation and you have a fun-filled and memorable dinner time!

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  1. We loved these ideas! We just scrolled them on my phone and it worked perfectly. But next year I hope to print them and put them in eggs.

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