Aaahh! So nice to have a 3 day weekend! Memorial Day marks the beginning of Summer fun for our family. We’ve built a family tradition of spending time at the lake – its the one place I can hold them captive! We’ll have lot’s of bbq, boating, sitting by the pool and playing games.
And I’m smitten with these Memorial Day party ideas. It’s the perfect holiday to bring the outdoor decor to light and kick off summer in the best way possible. All you need is delicious food, fun, your favorite guests and refreshments at every turn. Keep reading to see our favorite 2019 Memorial Day party ideas!
Have a Memorial Day Barbecue Bar
When you think of a Memorial Day party, most think of an outdoor barbecue. Whether you choose to host your party indoors or outdoors, create a wholesome vibe with simple-yet-delicious barbecue food options. To keep a tidy food area, set up an organized bar with and .
The key to Memorial Day party decor is to keep things light, bright, and colorful in subtle ways. Doing this through your food and drink ware is a great way to start!
Keep Your Guests Cool
Aside from staying under the shade and in the pool, your guests will need something to help them cool down on this warm holiday. Keep them cool and hydrated with treats such as , , and . Just as they begin to sweat, you’ll be able to hand them a tasty, chilling treat!
Set Up a Game Area
Including an element of fun is crucial for a Memorial Day party. This holiday is known for its red, white and blue decor possibilities and spending time outdoors with guests. Set up a mini game area to give everyone that extra activity they weren’t expecting. They’re sure to enjoy a game of croquet with a fresh cocktail in hand!
Have a S’moresgasbord
What better way to end a Memorial Day party than with a campfire-inspired treat? give your guests the option to end the day with delicious s’more treats minus the messiness of regular s’mores. The only downside about these? They’re so easy to eat that you might run out quickly. I suggest making extra!
Have a Festive Memorial Day Party!
As you begin researching more Memorial Day party ideas, keep an eye out for ideas that make for a decorative-yet-effective celebration. You’ll want to cater to your guests but also stick to your personal party-decor style. If you’re already prepared for this summer-fun holiday, share your best Memorial Day party ideas with us in the comments below!