Festive, Fun, and Unique Patio Party Ideas

If you are planning a patio party, you are probably looking for some great patio party ideas. Lucky for you, there are some really simple, but outstanding ideas out there that can make your patio party even more exciting for you and your party guests. The patio has become a very fun place to be, because more and more homeowners are realizing that there are some patio party ideas that can really make the party.

One great patio party idea is to hang up some themed lights. You can pick these up just about anywhere that sells party supplies. For instance, if you are having a Hawaiian themed party, you can pick up a few strands of Hawaiian themed lights to hang around the roof of your patio. If it’s a fourth of July party, you can always opt for strands of lighted stars, or even flags, if you can find them.

Another great patio party idea is to decorate your outdoor table to match the theme of your party, and better yet, to match the outdoor lights mentioned above. These do not have to be silly; you can decorate your outdoor table with something as elegant as a bowl with floating candles for a romantic or couples themed patio party. If it’s a Valentines party you can decorate with heart shaped boxes, candies, or anything else that you think fits the bill. The point is to make the patio as themed as possible and really make it an inviting place for you and your friends.

Some fun patio party ideas include filling a small children’s swimming pool for quick dips, or even to chill drinks over ice. This can seem silly, but most patio party guests will enjoy the fact that their drinks are being cooled in a small pool! If you want it to be decorative, you can always throw some confetti or even some candles around in the pool for something fun and different.

If it’s summer a great patio party idea is to light citronella candles. These candles will ensure that your guests are not eaten alive, if you live in a buggy area. Your guests may not like the smell of the citronella, but they’ll appreciate not being bitten during the party. Likewise, if the patio party is in the spring or fall when it may get a bit cool, think about renting a couple portable outdoor heaters to keep your guests warm!

Another good idea is to have your party catered for your patio party! This is a lot of fun, and you don’t even have to spend all that much. Have simple foods such as finger sandwiches, vegetables and dips, fruit, and some great desserts will have everyone feeling like they are really being treated, even though the food wasn’t all that expensive. If you don’t want to have the party catered, another great patio party idea is to set the food up so that it looks like it is a catered party, just for fun!

One of the best patio party ideas is to light a fire in a fire pit and have graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows available for your guests to make s’mores. This is a great dessert, and your guests will love this unique patio party idea.