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Top Must-Haves for your Next Summer Party

Top Must-Haves for your Next Summer Party

Summer is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than to throw a party? Whether you want to celebrate a graduation or have a get together in your backyard, summer parties are always a good idea. Here are the top must-haves to make your next summer party one to remember.

Food Trucks

Instead of having a barbecue, why not rent multiple food trucks? I’m sure that there are many food truck owners who are willing to cater at your party in order to expand their business. Your guests get to have a wide variety of delicious food and you don’t have to cook anything. I mean who doesn’t enjoy tasty food truck food?

Photo Booth

Photo booths are a great way to laugh and joke around with friends. You can either rent one or make one on your own. If you do decide to make your own photo booth, make sure you have a camera, a tripod, a backdrop, and silly accessories. You can email the funny photos to your friends afterwards.

DJ

Hiring a DJ is probably one of the most common things to do when throwing a party. DJs always tend to liven up the party and get everyone out of their seats. I mean who doesn’t like to get up and dance to great music? Also, make sure that you hire a DJ that plays the music that you want at your party. I mean, what’s a fun party without great music?

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Ice Cream Bar

An ice cream bar is perfect for the summer! What’s a better way to attract guests than your very own ice cream bar? It is very cute and really easy to make. All you need is an outdoor freezer to store the ice cream and a table with all sorts of toppings. You can get creative with the toppings, such as getting crushed graham crackers, mini marshmallows, or even gummy worms. Your guests will definitely enjoy their delicious creations.

Projector

One cool idea is to have a projector at your summer party. The good thing about a projector is that you can display movies, videos, and photos. Now the projector does not have to be indoors, it could be outdoors! This is perfect for high school graduation parties. There is no better way to reminisce on good times with friends than watching old videos and photos displaying on a huge screen.

Beautiful Lighting

I cannot stress how important lighting is, especially for outdoor parties. You should get creative with the lighting you use at your party. Instead of having regular light bulbs on a wall, why not use stream lights? Stream lights always look magical and beautiful. Also, light-up objects are so cool for nighttime parties. The good thing about this is that they could literally be used for anything. In fact, you can even use even use them as party favors. You could have a light-up bar, light-up utensils, or glowing sticks and necklaces for the dance floor; the list goes on!

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I hope these ideas have helped you plan out what you want for your summer party. Of course, do not limit yourself to this list. The possibilities are endless for fun summer parties!

Eventfully yours,

Myrna Swire

Why hiring a Professional Wedding Planner can save you money.

In today’s world everyone is finding ways to save, even when it comes to planning a wedding. With the many wedding expenses, from catering to venue to florals, some young bridal couples attempt to plan their own event. They don’t realize, however, how much time and money they can save by hiring a professional wedding planner.

A professional wedding planner is trained and experienced in coordinating all the details of your event to your specifications while sticking to a budget. With today’s hectic lifestyles, many bridal couples and their families do not have the time or resources for the detailed planning that a beautiful Wedding requires. By utilizing the expertise of a seasoned wedding planner, you can save yourself a lot of time and run-around.
Hiring a professional wedding planner is like having insurance for your wedding: your planner is with you every step of the way, ensuring the vendors are reputable, the decor and entertainment are fabulous, and that you remain within your budget.
At It’s Your Party, we have longstanding relationships with the vendors that we recommend. Thus, we are able to negotiate discounted prices and pass the savings along to you. With outstanding service and personalized style, It’s Your Party can save you time and money when planning your wedding.
Read more about the finance side of planning a wedding with Myrna Swire’s interview on Bundle.com.