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Throw The Perfect Backyard BBQ

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Summer is approaching, and nothing says summertime quite like a backyard barbecue with your loved ones. Need some help planning your casual get-together involving friends, burgers and fun? Here are some helpful tips to make your summer barbecue one to remember.

 

 

 

friends making barbecue having lunch in nature

Mouthwatering Mains 🍔

Are you ready to grill like a pro? Here are some delicious recipes that are easy to make and easy on your wallet. If you’re already a self-proclaimed grill master, we’ve found some advanced and rewarding grilling recipes that will impress your guests.

grilled chicken flaming grill with grilled vegetables with tomatoes potatoes pepper

Get Groovin’ 🎵

Music sets the tone for every occasion. Inviting a bunch of movers and shakers to your outdoor shindig? Put on this upbeat playlist to get the party started. If you prefer some background music while engaging in conversation, try putting on these mellow tunes.

Set The Mood With Lighting ✨

Create an outdoor area that’s warm and inviting with mood lighting. Illuminate your backyard by hanging magical twinkling lights from your trees or roof. If you are throwing a tropical-themed party, tiki torches will help light up your outdoor living space and act as fun decor.

decorative tiki oil torches

Scrumptious Supporting Players 🥗

No barbecue is complete without a savory side dish (or two or three). From classic potato salad to creamy coleslaw, here is a list of potluck favorites that will leave your loved ones asking for seconds. If your guest list is on the larger side, you can ask everyone to bring a flavorful side dish to share.

Mix It Up 🍹

Everyone likes to cool off with a refreshing iced beverage, and we are firm believers that all outdoor parties call for big-batch cocktails. We’ve found a list of delectably boozy drinks that are sure to please any crowd. If you want to serve some non-alcoholic drinks, we’ve got you covered! Here are some fruity drinks that will quench your guest’s thirst.

refreshing drink with fruit

Let The Games Begin ☀️

Are a bunch of little ones coming to your soiree? Keep them entertained with an assortment of outdoor games. Before the party starts, set up a designated game area with Twister, a Horseshoe Set, or a Cornhole Game Set.

 

Good news–you’re all equipped for the perfect summer barbecue in your backyard. Just remember the most important tip–have fun! 😃