15 Awesome Ideas For Throwing The Best Garden Party


With summer on its way, anyone with a decent amount of outdoor space will probably be tempted to throw some sort of garden party. Whether it's a picnic, a cookout, a birthday party, or just a party for the hell of it, these 15 awesome ideas will turn it into an unforgettable time. Be the host with the most and make sure all your guests leave with smiles on their faces. Check it out!


A game of water balloon pinata will delight guests of all ages.

water balloon pinata
Ziggity Zoom


Scoop out the insides of orange halves and use the rinds as fun bowls for sorbet (just be sure to use the discarded orange flesh for something else).

sorbet bowl
Itsy Bitsy Foodies


Having an open fire? Set up a s'mores bar for your guests.

smores bar
On a Whim


Fill a shallow box with ice and use it as a cooler for easy access to drinks.

shallow cooler
Michaela Rae


Fill individual bags of tortilla chips with taco fixings to make portable tacos!

portable tacos
Saving Dollars and Sense



Turn old paint cans into gorgeous lanterns.

Grow Creative


A cute way to keep your drinks free from creepy crawlies.

keep bugs out of drinks
Mom 4 Real


Play late night ring toss with glow stick necklaces.

glow in the dark ring toss
Momma Did It


Serve fruit salad in ice cream cones as a refreshing summery dessert.

fruit cones
Bakers Royale


Make a simple photobooth by hanging a large frame from a tree.

easy photobooth
Style Me Pretty



Make a menu to let your guests know what you're serving.

chalkboard menu
You Could Make That


Having a BBQ? Set up a burger bar so people can add their own fixings.

burger bar
Completely Delicious



Keep your guests safe from bug bites and sunburn. 

bug spray
Catch My Party


Kids will love this giant bubble station.

bubble station
One Charming Party


Having a beach-themed party? This is the ideal way to serve snacks!

beach party
The Frugal Girls


Did you pick up any fun ideas for your next outdoor shindig? Or, do you have any great outdoor party tips that we didn't mention? Let us know in the comments section below!