The Best Summer Party Ideas


Ain’t no party like a summer party. That’s what I always say. But more grammatically correct. Here are some pretty fun summer party ideas for the upcoming warm party months.

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  • Yard Games 2 of 15
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    Make your own Twister and other classic games to play outside. So, so fun.

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  • BBQ 3 of 15
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    A summer classic. Add your own little spins for a BBQ your guests won't forget any time soon.

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  • Water Games 4 of 15
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    Pick a super hot day and plan on getting wet with a few fun water games.

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  • Ice Cream Party! 5 of 15
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    If you were to tell me that ice cream parties are the best attended, I would not be surprised at all. 

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  • Fiesta 6 of 15
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    Sure Cinco de Mayo has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you can't still have a fiesta! I love all the details of this party.

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  • Outdoor Movie Night 7 of 15
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    I have always wanted to throw a backyard movie party. This sign would be the perfect touch.

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  • Glow 8 of 15
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    How fun would this be? Have it in your backyard with plenty of glow sticks. 

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  • Stargazing 9 of 15
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    When I was in college my roommates and I would get a party together and head out to the middle of nowhere for a little stargazing bash. Very romance inducing. 

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  • Snow Cones 10 of 15
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    A summer staple! Serve snow cones of every flavor and have plenty of adorable snow cone decorations. Plenty.

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  • Hot Dog Bar 11 of 15
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    I love the idea of having a party dedicated to hot dogs. Have every thinkable topping and then some and let people create their masterpieces! 

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    We can't forget about the most popular summer party in the U.S. of A! Celebrate with sparklers, great food and of course red, white and blue.

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  • Pool 13 of 15
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    If you are lucky enough to have a pool, you must have a pool party. You must! 

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  • Campout 14 of 15
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    If you don't have a sleepover, campout, or anything else camp-related, you have to have s'mores. It's required. 

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    If having a themed party is too much to handle, or if low-key is just more your style, try throwing a simple outdoor gathering. These lights would be all the decorations you would need. So rad.

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