When the weather is warm, there’s nothing better than spending time outdoors with friends and family. So if you’re looking for ideas on how to host a great outdoor bash, you’ve come to the right place! This blog post will provide tips for throwing the perfect backyard get together.
The first tip for throwing the perfect backyard get together is to choose a date and send invites early. Give your guests plenty of notice so they can clear their schedules. You can also contact with your closest guests and check if the date picked works for everyone. Yet, try to be flexible. Once you’ve decided on a date, it’s time to send out invitations. You can either do this electronically or mail them out, the old-fashioned route. Whichever way you choose, just ensure that your guests get the invites.
Plan A Diverse Menu
This is one of the most important parts of any get together. You’ll want to ensure you have diversity in your food and drinks to keep your guests happy. If you’re unsure what to serve, ask your friends and family about their preferences and for ideas as well. They’ll for sure have some great suggestions. But here are a few good ideas to help you get started:
- Fruit and veggie platters
- Have protein – Grilled chicken, Wagyu steak, & chicken wings or chicken fingers
- A couple of salads
- Chips and crackers
As for drinks, you’ll want to have both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. This way, everyone can enjoy themselves regardless of their preference. And don’t forget the all-important dessert! No party is complete without a little something sweet. Cookies, cake, or pastries are always good choices.
Games and Activities
Another tip for throwing the perfect backyard get together is to have different types of activities for your guests. Make sure you include a variety of games or activities according to your guests’ ages. Everyone like some entertainment despite of where they are in life. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Water balloon toss
- Kan jam
- Ladder golf
- Bocce ball
If you’re not into organized games, that’s okay too. Just make sure there’s plenty of space for your guests to move around and socialize.
This is where you can really let your creative juices flow. There are endless possibilities when it comes to outdoor decorations. The sky’s the limit for party adornments, so have fun and be creative. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Put string lights or table lanterns around the perimeter of the yard
- Set out some lawn games
- Put together a photo booth with props and backdrops
- Place flowers in glass jars
- Use balloons
- Have a cabana or party tent
- Don’t forget to place citronella candles around the area to keep bugs away
Following the tips above will ensure that you throw the perfect backyard get together. These are just a few ideas to get you started. Don’t be afraid to be ingenious. Now you know everything that you will need, from food and drinks to games and decorations. Just remember to have fun, enjoy yourself, and appreciate spending time with friends and loved ones. After all, that’s what parties are all about.
To a Fitter Healthier You,
The Fitness Wellness Mentor