Warm weather is just around the corner, and that means one exciting thing – outdoor parties are almost here too! Parties are always a blast for your family and friends, but parties hosted outside during the Spring and Summer are always filled with even more magic that turns into truly special memories. Throwing your own summer party takes a little bit more preparation than normal, but all the extra work will pay off once you see the faces.
If you’re in the market for throwing an outdoor this season, we want to offer up some quick tips to keep in mind when you’re planning your next shindig. We hope they help!
Always Have a Contingency Plan
One of the biggest, and best, pieces of advice that you should keep in mind is to always have a contingency plan in place. Because your party will primarily be outside, you at the mercy of Mother Nature, and she’s not always going to make the sun stay out. It’s important to have a plan in place so, if inclement weather does arise, you won’t have to cancel the party at the last minute. One of the best things about having an outdoor party, after all, is that you can easily transition it into the indoors if need be.
Stave Off Any Annoying Pests
Another thing to keep in mind is to make sure you spray your yard to make sure pests and insects don’t crash your party. Annoying pests, like mosquitoes and flies, can make an outdoor party not so fun, so it’s vital to take a couple of hours a few weeks before your party to insect-proof your yard. Another thing you can do is to have plenty of fans and citronella candles around outside to ward off any stubborn insects. The fans have the added bonus of keeping things cool as well!
Get the Perfect Outdoor Furniture
Lastly, it’s important to have great outdoor furniture to make sure everyone stays comfortable and happy throughout the entire event. Just like furniture and decor items for an indoor party, the furniture you have on the outside can set the scene for a party and create the perfect backdrop for a fun party. Joybird has a great selection of stylish and comfortable outdoor furniture, so don’t hesitate to browse the full collection so you can start planning your next outdoor party.