Are you hosting summer party this year? Make it the best ever with these 21 super summer party tips!
Whether it is family, friends, or the neighborhood, getting together can be a blast. Good food, good drinks, laughter, and fun is a must!
A summer party is a great way to get outside and socialize and see the people you may not get a chance to see often.
But like any party, it can be a little stressful to put together. But have no fear, we grabbed so many great summer party tips to make throwing a summer party a breeze.
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21 Super Summer Party Tips
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Frozen Lemon Cubes
Make the best and most refreshing summer drinks with these amazing lemon lime ice cubes from Industrious Justice.
DIY Hand Washing Station
Make your life so much easier with this backyard hand washing station from Princess Pinky Girl. No more tracking mud through the house every time the kids need to wash hands so they can snack!
Summer Party Tips and Tricks
Mocktails For Kids
Your kids will love these fancy mocktails from Modern Parents Messy Kids as a cold Summer drink.
Stress Free Planning Tips
If you are planning a party for kids these five tips will help you prepare for it!
Natural Deets‘ healthy summer snack is sure to make your kids smile. Frozen grapes are fun to eat straight, and also a fancy substitute for ice cubes in drinks!
One Crazy House‘s easy drink hack will make your ice tea or club soda stand out above the rest! Take a fruit popsicle and chop it into bits. Put the bits into ice cube trays and freeze. Pop out at your party!
Outdoor Summer Party Tips
Decorate your summer party with style while leaving your bank account intact with this gorgeous DIY party garland from This Is Our Bliss.
Sundae bowls! The only thing that can make a sundae better on a hot day are these amazing brownie bowls from Today’s Mama!
Make fueling up during a backyard party a lot easier with this genius drink station idea from Lil’ Luna!
If you are hosting a party with lots of tots, consider improvising with One Crazy House‘s mom hack and make a sink extender to save your guests backs and help your kids be more independent!
Fun Summer Party Tips
Popsicle Ice Cubes
Dress up a drink with some fancy ice cubes! Chop up a bunch of different colored popsicles, layer the cubes in a jar, and pour club soda over the cubes for a rainbow in your mouth!
Mac and Cheese Cups
These macaroni cups from Cupcakes and Cashmere are every child’s dream come true and an essential summer snack!
Make messy backyard snacks a little bit cleaner with these genius watermelon pops from A Pretty Life!
Summer Party Hacks
Stack Your Snacks
Stack your snacks to make transporting them easier on your party day. You can stack fruit and dip, or popcorn and nuts, using silicone cupcake liners, mason jars, and bento boxes. The options are endless.
Pipe Cleaner Coozie
Don’t loose your cup! Mark your glass as yours with a DIY pipe cleaner coozie. Just wrap the pipe cleaner around the stem, and you have your own style, “marking” your cup.
Homemade Potato Chips
Homemade potato chips are not only better for you and tasty. they’re also really fun to make! Instead of buying a bag, consider making these with your kids for your next bash!
Create a fun new summer tradition with with these cute interview questions. Quiz your kids, and record their answers to revisit later years!
Teddy Bear Picnic
Throw your little ones a teddy bear picnic they will never forget, with this sweet idea from Tea Time Monkeys. This is the cutest idea for a summer birthday!
Host a fun backyard camping slumber party for your little ones and a couple friends!
If you don’t want to go all the way with a backyard campout, you can feature a “camping center” setup for the kids at your next BBQ, complete with a tent, sleeping bags, chairs, and (supervised) campfire with songs, s’mores, and other favorite campfire foods and desserts!
More Summer Party Fun Ideas for Families
Looking for more ideas for your summer party? From games, activities, and food, we got you covered!
- Busting out the grill? We have 18 delicious grilling recipes.
- Create a summer party popsicle bar using all the different flavors of popsicles and ice!
- Check out these fun summer activities and games!
- We have 60 super fun family time activities everyone will love.
- Looking for cool and refreshing summer treats for kids? We’ve got them! I’m excited to try the watermelon Jell-O.
- Need a side dish to go with your BBQ? This fresh tomato & mozzarella salad is perfect.
- These campfire desserts would be perfect for the grill!
- Don’t like any of those? We have even more campfire desserts you may like!
- Your ice cube trays can be used to make popsicles, cakes, ice, and more! Perfect for making bulk for a party.
- Want more summer ideas? We have so many!
What is your favorite summer party hack? Comment below!