The grill is sizzling and the water is splashing out of the pool. The heat waves are flowing and you’re soaking up those UV rays. Woohoo! It’s summer time and we’re ready to party. If you’re an entertainer at heart, you know that bubbly feeling when you get a new lemonade pitcher or a new serving tray for your upcoming get-together. So, get in your shopping mood and check out these 11 pieces that are summer bbq necessities!
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We love that this beverage tub\cooler has lots of uses. It’s portable, touts an attached bottle opener and the tub is removable if tabletop service is better for you. And when not it use it’s got a great surface for a tabletop.
You’ve got to have great platters that can handle the great outdoors and still look great. These fit the bill and look gorgeous inside the house as well!
Made of durable and weather resistance eucalyptus wood and touting cushy cream linen seats and back pillows, this outdoor love seat is cozy, classic and can be the star of your outdoor gathering area.
Get the party started with this pretty pitcher set from Kate Spade. We love the unique color and shape of glasses which make them perfect for anything from magaritas to smoothies or lemonade– even ice cream!
A folding bench? Game changer! This classic style folding bench doubles your seating power for an outdoor bbq and it doesn’t have to take up too much space when not in use.
We’ve all got to keep the bugs away when we serve food outside; covers like these are summer bbq necessities. So don’t ruin your table presentation with aluminum foil tents or paper plate lids. This mesh food cover boasts a beautiful seashell trim.
Summer backyard gatherings should be relaxing! Set the scene wth proper summer bbq ambiance with these great cane back rockers.
Best part of outdoor gatherings other than the food? The games! This giant version of the game Jenga is a crowdpleaser that guests of all ages can enjoy.
Patio umbrellas are no longer the utilitarian items they once were. Now they can be style stars! We love this sweet patterned umbrella with fringe trim.
Chip resistant melamine plates are summer bbq necessities. This lovely blue and white floral pattern set is has an Italian touch.
Outdoor serving tools should be high performers. This clear plastic appetizer server has a bottom level which can be filled with ice to keep food items cool. Each compartment also has a lid!
Looking for more outdoor decor ideas? Check out these outdoor furnishings to update your patio.