Summertime provides the perfect opportunity to get the kids out of the house, and enjoy many events in the sunshine! However, planning outdoor parties of any kind, can be a daunting task, simply because there can be so much to do, and so many things to think about. Whether you are having an outdoor party for a birthday, family reunion, anniversary, baptism, or any other special occasion here are some brilliant ideas that you can use:
Rent a Bounce House
Bounce house rentals are excellent for outdoor parties because they keep the kids occupied for hours. They are simple to have delivered and set up and instantly add color and vibrancy to the outdoor area. There are plenty to choose from including castles, cars, jungle, sports, Disney princess, ballerina and other themed ones
Rent an Inflatable Water Slide
For those really hot summers, a water slide is the perfect addition to any outdoor parties. They are great fun and give kids lots of do. Some inflatable water slides also come along with bounce house rentals as a combo.
Outdoor parties would not be complete without popcorn machines, cotton candy machines, sno cone machines and much more. Concession rentals give you the option to liven up any party and add that fun fair type of atmosphere to it.
What Else Do You Need for Outdoor Parties?
With bounce house rentals, concession rentals, and inflatable water slides, you are basically set for the party of a lifetime, and you don’t even really need to add much in terms of décor. However, you might want to consider hiring tables and chairs that you can set up outdoors under a canopy, and which you can decorate with ribbons and balloons. This is ideal for kid’s birthday parties, where you can set the tables with plates, hats, and party packs for everyone. Aside from a place to eat, the party tables can also be set up around the area as craft stations. You can have a coloring-in section, a bead making section, cookie making station, or fairy wand creation station for girls. For boys you can offer coloring-in, robot making, model airplane creations, and more.
So, what else do outdoor parties need in terms of décor? Well, this will all depend on the theme. If you choose the sports themed bounce house for instance, for a sports themed party, you can enjoy decorating with plenty of ball shaped cut outs, place nets and hoops all around, and plan various friendly sports matches for the kids.
For girls, you could decide on the ballerina bounce house, and string up plenty of ribbons from anywhere possible to resemble the ribbons on ballet shoes. If you have access to tutus and costumes and you have a washing line strung across your backyard, you can string up all of these items which will look fantastic!
Outdoor Summer Party Treats
Outdoor parties would not be complete without healthy, fresh food. Think about items that will fit in with the theme, but also opt for specific foods that are ideal for outside like fruit on a stick, watermelon slices, cake pops, jello shapes, little sandwiches, crisps, and more. With all the running around, jumping and sliding that will be going on, it is best to not offer anything hard or small that could get stuck in throats.
So there you have top, simple ideas for outdoor parties that will ensure your summer event is a complete success!