Summer might be ending where you are, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still make the most of the last of the warm nights. A summer party is a great way to see out the wonderful season. It can be a way to see off the end of your summer holiday before you have to go back to work or you have to get the kids back to school and give you that one last great use of the garden. Yet, throwing a party isn’t always an easy affair. Especially if you decide on inviting a lot of people. A little organisation goes a long way with these things and it can save you a lot of stress on the night or day.
Throw The Perfect End Of Summer Party
Set The Weather-Appropriate Scene
It rains in summer, so plan ahead if you’re going to use the garden. Make sure people can come inside if need be. Don’t forget there can be nasty temperature drops too so if you’ve got a patio heater or a fire pit, get them out. Stock up on firewood too. If you’re planning a big bash and have the space you can think about hiring a gazebo or if you want to make use of your garden for functions more often looking ahead you can even consider motorized retractable awnings. Try to keep as much under cover as you can unless you’re 100% sure of the weather. You may want to get flooring or mats for the garden, if it does rain it can stop your garden turning into a quagmire.
Make It Different
Make it one to remember. Parties are a dime a dozen, try to think of something different to spice it up a little. Choose a theme for decoration, such as a relaxed Hawaiian theme. You could even take it to the next level and go with a fancy dress party. A taste of things to come with Fall on the horizon. If you didn’t want to start the season so early think about a masquerade ball theme or something similar. Putting a spin on the party can have people talking about it for months. What about music? You could link up your phone and music to a speaker but if you wanted something a little more professional hire a DJ. It all depends what kind of scale you want to take your party too.
Get The Catering Right
You could have a cookout. Maybe think about a barbeque for the easy option. Again, keep it in line with your overall theme for that added bit of class. If you wanted to go all out you could hire a caterer to do it for you, meaning you don’t have to worry about the food and can rest easy knowing its all taken care of. If you do go for the popular BBQ option make sure it's away from the main area. The smoke is quite choking if there isn’t sufficient ventilation. Keep an eye out too if there’s alcohol involved because the BBQ is a clear fire hazard.