Conversation Starters for Any Occasion

Do you have a hard time starting conversations with strangers and even friends and family? If so, don’t worry because, in this article, we will provide you with a list of conversation starters that you can use on any occasion.


Hilarious Conversation Starters

If a member of a circus, which performer would you be?

What is the best advice you have been told?

What is 1 thing you should never say at a wedding ceremony?

What is the best present you have ever received and why?

If you were a zoo animal, what would you be?

What is the best date you have ever been on?

Have you ever stalked someone?

What is the best thing about taking a selfie?

What is your favorite public scandal?

What would you do if you could do anything illegal without getting caught?

What is the strangest food you’ve ever tasted?

Did you have a fictional friend? What was their first name?


Conversation Starters For Children

If you could make up an academic subject, what would it be?

What is your favorite letter of the alphabet? Why?

If I gave you 50 dollars, what would you purchase?

What dessert would you choose if you had a chance to eat dessert for breakfast every day?

What do you do if your buddy is sad to make them feel well?

If you had the chance to create a new ice cream flavor?

What’s your idea of an ideal playground?

What’s your favorite word?

When was the last time you said: “thank you”?

If you had a robot for the day, what would you ask it to do?

If you never had to eat a vegetable, which one would you eat?

What is your favorite part about school? Your least favorite?

How do you make friends?

Who makes you laugh the most?


Conversation Starters for Teens

What do you like about yourself?

What hurts your emotions?

If you could be legendary, would you want to? Why?

Who is a celeb you admire?

What made you laugh at school today?

Did anything make you upset today?

If you could have additional friends, would you?

What do you like about your friends and family?

Is there anyone you’d like to know better?

Have you ever lost a friend?

If you had $100, what would you purchase?

If you were to decide one way to be disciplined, what would it be?

What are the most remarkable traits for a person to have?

Would you ever get a tattoo? What would it be?

What do you think is a great age to start dating?

Why do you think fashionable kids are popular?

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you choose and why?

What is something you wish you could do every day?


Deep Conversation Starters

What are the top three things on your bucket list?

How do you think you will die?

What have been the lowest points of your life?

If you could ask for a miracle, what would it be?

Where do you see yourself in five years?

What is the most significant risk you’ve ever taken?

What would your ideal life look like?

Would you open it if someone gave you a letter with your death date inside it?

When have you been the happiest?

Do you know someone who is living their best life?

What is your idea of the perfect day?

Who has been the most influential individual person in your life, and why?

What book had a significant influence on you?

What does success mean to you?

What are the most challenging things you’ve ever done?

What scares you most about your future?

What keeps you up at night?


Conversation Starters For Couples

What do you think individuals need to know about each other before they marry?

What makes you sentimental?

What do I do that makes you grin?

What traits did you inherit from your parents?

What are your memories of our dates?

What 3 issues do you want to be remembered for?

Is there a dream you’ve always had?

What is something you’ve wanted to do but are scared to do?

What gives you butterflies?

What do you consider romantic?

What motivates you in life?

Do you think arguing is a component of a relationship?

If we were to educate children, what are the essential things you would want them to learn?

How would you describe our relationship?

How would your partner describe you?

Do you consider yourself a spiritual person? How?

What would you attach to a bucket list if you made a bucket list for us?

What do I do that reassures you the most?

In what ways are you similar to me?

What makes you discouraged?

What is an event that has changed you?

If your life was a movie, which celeb would play you?


First Date Conversation Starters

What’s something not people know about you?

What are you passionate about?

What makes you laugh out

What was your best-loved thing to do as a child?

Who do you text the most?

What do you like to cook?

What’s your best-loved TV show?

What is your best-loved book?

Who is influential in your life?

What was your favorite friend’s name growing up?

How do you use your mornings?

What’s your all-time favorite band?

What’s your nightmare job?

What is the most significant pickup line you’ve ever used? Heard?

Do you have any monikers?

What talent do you wish you had?

Where do you see yourself being when you retire?

What is your best-loved weekend activity?

Do you have any pet peeves?

Who was your most beloved teacher, and why?

What makes you uncomfortable about dating?

What is your favorite place in the world?


Dinner Party Conversation Starters

Are you a cat person?

What is the giddiest thing you’ve posted on social media?

What was your worst wardrobe mistake?

What is the most outstanding restaurant you’ve been to?

What is your favorite kitchen odor

What is your favorite TV show?

Who would you switch lives with for a day?

If you could live someplace in the world, where would it be?

What is the oddest gift you have ever been given?

What are 5 fun facts about yourself?

What’s the best praise you’ve ever received?

What would it be if you could only save an item from a house fire?

What is the food you could eat for the rest of your life?

How do you know?

If you won the lotto, what would be your first big purchase?

What movie could you watch over and over?

If you could have picked your name, what would it be?


Conversation Starters For A Family Gathering

What period would you like to visit?

What can’t live without?

What is your favorite chore?

What is your last memory?

Who are you thankful for and why?

Where do you want to go on your next family vacation?

What’s the most incredible thing a family member has ever done for you?

What was the most significant punishment you’ve ever been given?

If you could describe yourself in 3 words, what would they be?

What instrument would you like to play?

If you could get your family members to donate to a charity, what would it be??

What makes you proud?

What three things are you grateful for?

Who do you count on for help?

What would make you most upset?

What would be your ideal day?

What makes you the happiest?

If you could spend a day with a family member, who would it be?

If you could be of any age, what age would you select?

What is the hardest part of being a child?

When was the last time you laughed so hard that you cried?


Networking Conversation Starters

What was the 1st job you ever had?

What’s a great place to eat around here?

What are you reading?

How was your travel here?

What plans do you have for the weekend?

What excellent conferences have you bee at

How long have you been at your job?

What’s the cool project you’ve ever been a part of?

Did you hear about_______?

Where would you ne in five years?


Conversation Starters For A Party

How long can you go without examining your phone?

Do you ever keep a New Year’s resolution?

Do you have a morning routine?

Have you ever been hounded?

You favor polaroid or digital cameras?

Who is your biggest hero?

Have you ever stolen something?

If you were to remove one app from your phone, which would it be?

What is your most humiliating time?

What would you say if you could sit down with your 13-year-old self?

What makes you really angry?

What is your spirit animal?

What would be the title of your memoir?

What’s your guilty desire?

What would your theme melody be if you had a show?

What makes you bored?

What should you do if you were at home alone and the power went out?

What’s the strangest dream you’ve ever had?

If your plane was going to crash, who would you contact?

What would your rock band be called?


Conversation Starters At A Bar

What adult beverage do you suggest I get?

How do you get to ____ place from ______?

Where is a great place to get food around here?

I’m NAME; what’s your name?

Are you having a good time?

Batman or Superman, who would win in a battle?

This song is so overemphasized; I’d rather hear _____. How about you?

What’s the most awful thing one can say on a first date?

What made you laugh this calendar week?

Are you having a great evening?

What are your thoughts on this place?

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