Whether you’re a fan of the season or not, you must admit — summer is the best season for parties. This is especially true if you have a house with a pool or spacious backyard. So why sulk in loneliness on a hot day when you can invite your friends over for some fun? Now if you’ve never hosted a party before, don’t worry. We have plenty of party themes and ideas for you to explore. Just remember, all a great party takes is good company, great vibes and good food.When the sun is out, there’s no better time to have a picnic! Bring out all the picnic blankets and finger food! If you’ve already had one or two picnics before, having a party-version of one should be easy to host!
If you’re in a relationship and happen to have a lot of friends who are couples, invite them over for a fun game night! It’ll be a friendly competition between you, your significant other and a group of your closest friends. As for the games you could play: the list is endless!
If you got a pool at your place, what better time to take advantage of it? Invite your friends over for the ultimate pool party, but make sure to remind them that each guest in responsible for bringing their own float to the party!
Summer is probably the best time to visit Hawaii. Unfortunately, not all of us can afford a plane ticket to that paradise. What we can afford is throwing our own personal luau! Bring out the luau decor and get ready for some hula dancing!
If you’re on a budget for your summer party, then you can never go wrong with an awesome lemonade stand party! You can even create cute DIY treat boxes for your guests.
It’s no surprise that summer is the hottest season of the year, so what better way to cool yourself down than with some snow cones? And if it happens to be an adult party, feel free to spike your snow cones with the liquor of your choice!
If there’s one animal that screams summer, it’s flamingos! Use pink flamingos to create a fun game at your party. You can create a lawn ring toss.
What better party to throw in June than a donut party?! National Donut Day is after all in June (in case you needed a legitimate excuse). And a great way to elevate the donuts is to put them up on a pegboard — food and decor at the same time.
Another great way to keep you and your guests cool is with Tropicolada popsicles! Thank your guests for coming over with a food and drink station that contains these yummy treats.
A modern tea party might be just what you need this summer. You won’t have to provide much (just tea and fancy appetizers). And plus it’ll act as an excuse to play dress-up for once.
Celebrate patriotic colors for an Independence Day party. You can have a big BBQ or a backyard pool party. Whatever it is, make sure to have a lot of sparklers and fireworks.
This one’s obviously for adult-only parties but let’s be honest, those are the best ones. All you’ll need for this party is some cheese, crackers, grapes and a whole lot of wine! Buy a variety so you can try them all with your guests.
Have some fun this summer with some bubbles! Mix up a lot of bubble solution for one great bubble party. You can blow small bubbles and also use household items to create even bigger bubbles.
This is a great idea for a casual, yet creative party! Provide as many flavors as you want along with as many toppings as possible. Tell your friends you’re providing free ice cream this summer, and they’ll rush right over.
These mermaid-themed parties look like something out of a fairytale! Use nautical colors and beach objects to decorate your party. Also you can provide mermaid bath salts as take home favors.
This one’s gotta be the most affordable party idea. Put out a bunch of blankets in your backyard and invite some guests over for a night of beautiful stargazing!
The best way to make the most of a summer night is having an outdoor movie night! Get yourself some string lights, popcorn, delicious treats, and a bunch of your favorite movies.
Invite family and friends over for a fun camping trip without all the pesky bugs and actual bathroom access. Set up tents in your backyard to create your very own campsite.
If you didn’t already know, summer is practically music festival season including the oh so popular Coachella. Instead of attending the expensive event, you can recreate the event at your house filled with boho vibes!
It’s always a great time to eat hot dogs. Have a hot dog party and create a fun build-your-own bar with all the necessary accessories.
No one is ever too old for water balloons. They’re a fun and easy way to keep cool in the heat and have major loads of fun. Invite guests over and split everyone into two groups to start an all-out war.
Throw a watermelon party on National Watermelon Day this summer! Admit it, it’s one of your favorite summer fruits. Just throw a big get-together and provide a lot of cut up watermelons.
If you feel like throwing a fiesta, have a Southwestern-inspired party with some delicious Mexican food. Besides, who doesn’t love a taco bar?