5 Sizzling Outdoor Summer Party Ideas

Summer is here and so are outdoor summer parties! Planning your party begins with choosing a perfect theme for it. When it comes to summer parties, summer-related themes are an obvious choice, but it becomes difficult to decide on one. Click here for party ideas and awesome live party bands. We have Witten down five fun and creative list of summer party ideas for you.

  1. Beach Party

If you cannot throw a party at the beach, bring the beach to your backyard with a beach party theme. Set up beach-inspired games or host a bonfire gathering at night. For a beach-themed party, stock up on blue linens, glassware, outdoor pillows and rustic beach signs. You can mix different shades of blue throughout the decor and give this classic theme a modern twist. Your guests can wear their favorite swimwear or beach outfits.

  1. Lemonade Bash

A party where you can drink lemonade as much as you want? Hell yes to that! Lemonade is everyone’s go-to drink for summer. You can turn it into a summer party theme with some lemonade-inspired treats and yellow decor. Build a stylish lemonade stand that can work as a drink station and photo booth. Incorporate pink lemonade-inspired treats an décor in the party to add a pop of color.

  1. Summer Camp

Looking for a nature-oriented party theme? A summer camp theme would be an excellent choice. Use Plants, wood signage, s’mores and a campfire to transform your backyard into the perfect camp get-a-way. Tell your guests to wear camping inspired apparel and also provide throw blankets and pillows for a comfortable seating arrangement. Try screening a movie too with a popcorn bar to keep guests entertained.

  1. Ice Cream Fun

We cannot talk about summer without thinking about ice cream. Host an ice cream party to keep everyone cool this summer. Set up an ice cream bar for attendees where they can create their own ice cream masterpiece. Offer a variety of toppings such as cookie dough, strawberries, chocolate chips, cherries, marshmallows, and syrup. For decoration, use ice cream inspired decor and a bright color palette.

  1. Carnival

Who doesn’t love a decent carnival? Create your own carnival by bringing circus and county fair elements to your backyard. This theme will consist of games, carnival-friendly food, and colorful decorations. You can include classic carnival treats in your dessert-bar such as cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones. Your carnival would be incomplete without a lemonade stand and water bar that has fruit for guests to beat the heat in between carnival games. Some game ideas for a carnival-themed part include ring tosses, dart balloons, ping pong tosses and dunk tanks. Set up a fun prize table where children can cash in their tickets and get small prizes. In a corner, you can set up temporary tattoos and face paint stations for the guests.

These themes will make your summer party so much memorable for your guests, and they will surely have the time of their life.

About the Author:

Kristal Bean is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes guitarist. In her free time, she homeschools, works out and listens to live music. She regularly posts at Green Light Booking.