Backyard Parties

Cue the citronella candles and tiki torches! Warm weather calls for the celebration to move outdoors. We’ve compiled our best backyard entertaining ideas that’ll guide you through outdoor dinner party menus, family-friendly games, decor and more.

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    9 Secrets for Keeping Cold Food Fresh All Day Long

    Keeping your potluck salads, sides and fresh vegetables cold during a picnic can be tricky. Here's how to keep even the most difficult foods chilled all day long.

    How to Celebrate the 4th of July in Your Backyard

    If your community's celebration was cancelled, learn how to celebrate the 4th of July at home.


    11 Patio Items We’re Buying at World Market This Summer

    It's time to stock up for summer! From an outdoor pizza oven to an inflatable rainbow sprinkler, these are our...


    This S’mores Charcuterie Board Is Perfect for Summer Nights

    Swap out the cheese and crackers for toasty marshmallows and chocolate with a s'mores charcuterie board.


    How to Host an Epic Christmas in July Party

    Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say! Learn how to celebrate this summer with a Christmas in July party
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    How to Have a Small Memorial Day Gathering

    If your Memorial Day plans look a little different this year, that's OK. We'll show you how to make the...


    The Best Wines for Your BBQ, According to a Sommelier

    Wondering what to serve with your summer BBQ? Taste of Home's sommelier offers delicious pairing recommendations for classic barbecue recipes.

    10 Easy Ways to Keep Backyard Pests Away This Summer

    Summertime and the living is...not so easy. At least it's not so easy when you have insect problems. Send these...


    17 Outdoor Games to Play This Summer

    Who's ready to play? These outdoor games are the perfect addition to backyard barbecues, picnics and beach days.


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    The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Camping

    Sleep under the stars without going too far from home. Just use our backyard camping guide to get started!


    20 Patio Furniture Pieces We’re Buying On Amazon This Month

    Summer is almost here! Get prepared by snatching up these new Amazon items and hot deals.

    How to Throw a Snow Cone Party This Summer

    The possibilities are endless—and sometimes boozy—with this perfect icy snack. Here are our best snow cone party ideas.


    10 Secrets for the Perfect Summer Cookout

    These easy ideas will help you host a perfect summer cookout. You'll even be able to kick back, relax and...


    10 Backyard Trends to Try This Season

    Make your backyard a place you look forward to spending time in by adding these easy and trendy backyard enhancements.


    Your American Summer: The Ultimate Party Guide

    It’s the season everyone loves to celebrate—summer!


    How to Host the Best Summer Grilling Get-Together

    Gather up the crew—it’s time to grill!

    How to Host a Backyard Bash That’ll Be the Talk of the Neighborhood

    Need backyard party ideas for your casual shindig? We'll show you how to host your friends and neighbors with stress-free...


    How to Host an Outdoor Movie Night in Your Backyard

    Here's how to turn your outdoor space into the personalized movie theater of your dreams.


    10 Products You Need to Create the Perfect Outdoor Movie Night

    Who says movie night has to be an indoor affair? Take the theater outdoors with ease thanks to these handy...


    10 Stellar Ideas For a Stargazing Party

    Get ready for a party that's...out of this world!


    11 Insanely Smart Ideas for Your Backyard Party

    From the food you serve to the songs you play, we're sharing the best ideas for making sure your backyard...


    11 Ways to Get Your Porch Party-Ready

    Add curb appeal with these fun and festive porch decor ideas. Here are 11 tips for getting your porch party-ready...


    9 Things You Need for a Perfect Backyard Barbecue

    Put the finishing touch on your party with quick apps, the right music and a signature sauce.


    12 Surprising Things to Add to Your S’mores

    Get your 'mallows ready! You'll want to try all of these.

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