If you live near a beach, whether it’s at an ocean or a lake, you know how great summer nights by the water can be. Splashing in the water, playing games on the sand, cooking over the fire — there’s so much to do. These gear essentials will make sure you’ve got what you need to enjoy your evening.
Hudson Bay Blanket 1 of 10A cozy blanket to spread out for lounging or wrap around your shoulders to keep the chill away is a must. This classic Hudson Bay blanket would be perfect.
Purchase from Etsy for $110
Stripe Linen Sweater 2 of 10A beachy linen sweater is just the thing after the sun goes down.
Purchase from J.Crew for $85
Sunglasses 3 of 10You can't go to the beach without shades.
Purchase from Amazon for $95 - $178
Toasting Forks 4 of 10These telescoping toasting forks are just what you need when it's time to pull out the marshmallows.
Purchase from Coleman for $7
Vintage Cooler 5 of 10Make sure to bring a cooler to keep your soda and dinner cool while you spend the afternoon playing. (Tip: There are a lot of cute vintage coolers in thrift stores and on eBay!)
Purchase from Ebay for $46
Beach Games 6 of 10Bocce is my favorite beach game. It's perfect for all ages and an easy going game.
Purchase from Amazon when it's back in stock!
Disposable Plates 7 of 10Wasara makes the best looking disposable dishes you've ever seen. They're perfect for making a simple beach meal feel like a special party.
Purchase from Joanne Hudson in packs of 100 for $108
A Lightweight Scarf 8 of 10Make sure to take a scarf in case it gets chilly. You don't want to have to call the night early because you're cold!
Purchase from Etsy for $18
Light ‘n Go Log 9 of 10This is the most brilliant product, an never-fail way to start your bonfire.
Get more details at Essay Group
Portable Grill 10 of 10This little grill collapses into a single cylinder, just in case there aren't any grills at your beach of choice.
Purchase at Go Fast and Light for $23.25