Pool Party Ideas Make for More Fun in the Sun
Plan a themed pool party and reap the rewards, from the smiles on people's faces to the albums filled with happy memories. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Take your guests on a tropical getaway. Use Tiki torches, tropical flowers and colourful table accessories to establish the island mood. Welcome guests to the door with leis, either homemade or purchased from the dollar store. Wear Hawaiian-themed shirts and plan a hula contest. Serve pineapple chicken and ham, rice and a sumptuous fruit platter. And don't forget the Hawaiian music.
Tables festooned with seashells and fishnets, casual food, a rousing volleyball game-this is a real kick-back party theme. Serve burgers, dogs and fries to the sounds of the Beach Boys; even rent a sno-cone machine. Kids of all ages (even grown-up ones) will appreciate this party.
You've heard of a drive-in movie, how about a "float-in" version? This is an easy-to-do summer party idea that requires minimal food preparation. First, move your big-screen television outside or arrange for a rental. Set up a concession stand with popcorn, candy and drinks and provide your guests with inflatable lounge chairs. Prepare yourself for an encore to this movie under the stars!
Night of Wine and Roses
Picture an elegant poolside restaurant in the south of France with tabletop bouquets, candles flickering in the breeze, white tablecloths and rose petals drifting on the surface of the pool. This is a pool party idea designed to unleash your inner gourmet. Rent tables and linens, dress up your garden with lights and plan a special occasion meal that your guests will remember. A little background music will put the finishing touch on this sophisticated soiree.
Gel Fire Burners
Gel Fire Burners are a simple way to add elegance and atmosphere to your backyard party. They’re an easy alternative to electric lighting, wax candles or oil lanterns. “Real Flame” gel canisters burn clean for up to 3 hours and remain lit even in light wind. The Real Flame canister drops conveniently into a Fire Burner with ease.
A wide range of attractive outdoor burners are available to suit the style of your outdoor living area.