Backyard Parties

Cue the citronella candles and tiki torches! Warm weather calls for the celebration to move outdoors. We’ve compiled our best backyard entertaining ideas that’ll guide you through outdoor dinner party menus, family-friendly games, decor and more.

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    How to Celebrate the 4th of July in Your Backyard

    If your community's celebration was cancelled, learn how to celebrate the 4th of July at home.

    11 Patio Items We’re Buying at World Market This Summer

    It's time to stock up for summer! From an outdoor pizza oven to an inflatable rainbow sprinkler, these are our...

    This S’mores Charcuterie Board Is Perfect for Summer Nights

    Swap out the cheese and crackers for toasty marshmallows and chocolate with a s'mores charcuterie board.

    How to Host an Epic Christmas in July Party

    Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say! Learn how to celebrate this summer with a Christmas in July party
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    How to Have a Small Memorial Day Gathering

    If your Memorial Day plans look a little different this year, that's OK. We'll show you how to make the...

    The Best Wines for Your BBQ, According to a Sommelier

    Wondering what to serve with your summer BBQ? Taste of Home's sommelier offers delicious pairing recommendations for classic barbecue recipes.

    10 Easy Ways to Keep Backyard Pests Away This Summer

    Summertime and the living is...not so easy. At least it's not so easy when you have insect problems. Send these...

    How to Throw a Snow Cone Party This Summer

    The possibilities are endless—and sometimes boozy—with this perfect icy snack. Here are our best snow cone party ideas.