Your backyard is prepped, your pool pristine, you are primed and ready to host the best pool party ever. Or are you? At Aqua Pool and Patio, we know all about making great memories in your backyard. Here are a few of our best hosting tips so you can have a great summer of entertaining!
A good pool party starts with an idea, a date, a guest list, and then onto a plan. Before you send out invitations, consider things like holidays, weather, and who you’d like to invite. Is this a small affair or a big bash? Are you hoping for an intimate evening with neighbors or do you expect guests from across town?
Before inviting people over, put a little work into your environment. Perform a thorough cleaning of your pool water and deck area. Pay attention to your garden and flowers. Change out any lightbulbs on the pathways and replenish the outdoor kitchen.
Next up, prepare your property for guests by compiling swimming essentials. Stock up on towels and sunscreen. Keep an extra suit or two on hand.
One of the best parts of any party planning situation is figuring out what to serve your guests. At Aqua Pool, we believe in iconic outdoor party food. This means grilling hotdogs and hamburgers along with all of the side fixings like pasta or potato salad and corn on the cob. Snacks including fresh fruit, chips and dip, veggies, and ice cream make the perfect accompaniment to any outdoor gathering.
Set the Aesthetic
When gathering together a group of family or friends, it can be fun to select a theme for the evening or to take measures to promote the right mood. Whether twinkling lights, lanterns, Tiki torches or an LED light show in your pool, consider what vibe you’d like to convey and how you can successfully do just that.
Now, go plan your next party!