Summer is coming. The sun is perfect. The weather is very nice. It is party time. People in most countries in Europe and America are excited about summer. It is the best time for an entire year to host fun backyard bonfire parties at your home. Are you planning to have a bonfire parties at home? We understand that you prefer the outdoor party. Backyard is a great choice for this. It is a place where most people use for family gathering in various occasions and moments. You will never leave you back empty for a party. Therefore redecoration idea of your backyard is a must for hosting fun backyard bonfire party. Backyard will give you freedom and flexibility in decorating for your party.
Here we provide you with 10 ideas How to host fun backyard bonfire parties. These ideas will help you to prepare excellent and beautiful places for your Backyard bonfire party with families. Let’s check for each detail explanation.
1-2. It is a bonfire party, so without fire it will be less fun
Having bonfire party is perfect to provide you quality time with family during summer or autumn season. You sit around with families or friends to share warmth moment and fun stories together.
It is a casual get-together party. Everyone loves to have backyard bonfire party. For the decoration, the most important thing for the party is the fire. You need to prepare a fire pit for a bonfire. Other way, you can also make it simple by digging a hole in the sand or dirt for the bonfire.
Woods are essential to light up your fire. Make sure you have enough stock of it for the whole night. So you can light up the fire.
3-4. Lighting up the way
As it is outside home, let the natural view be your decoration wall. People usually held bonfire party at night. Of course, it is going to be dark as the sun set. To maximum your party, you have to provide light. You can manage it as decoration properties. There are many lights available for you selection. Hanging lamp like the picture below will surely add a nice atmosphere. Candle in the table provides good warm vibe. In order to be safer, you can use the LED light candle version. You will have no worry the wind will blow the candle’s light. Furthermore, lantern is also a choice. Lantern can give a classic way of decoration. Some Tumblr light is everyone favorable choice as there many color variation. It is also easy to adjust the position.
Glow sticks are able to beautify your night with soft light in a good way. Putting some of them for decoration will be totally fine.
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5-6. Preparing delightful food and beverage
You cannot call it a party where there is no food and drinks available. As a host, you should prepare amazing party food. The food does not always high-end and difficult to make. You can prepare some simple food and drink but within the theme on your party. Some delicious menus such as pie, sandwich and pasta lead your guest to enjoy their food tastefully. For bonfire party, you need s’more bar.
Marshmallow, cracker and chocolate will complete your food variation. You can build your own food bar section at your bonfire party. For option, you can have camping foods too. Drink comes with many varieties. You may provide some mocktails, soda, and ginger ale. Include other refreshing beverages like juice, lemon water, coke or infused water which are also good. This is for all non-alcoholic drinkers, children, and pregnant women.
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When night come, your may also serve some hot chocolate as a warm drink. It will be suitable to enjoy the night with having some conversation personally. One thing to remember, you should have enough food stock for the party. You will never let your guest upset because of limited food and beverage, won’t you?
7-8. Setting an adorable seating area
Backyard bonfire party does not require specific seating arrangement. It is very flexible to decorate for seating area. You may have chairs surrounding a table or you can provide a floor area with table in the center like the picture below. You can suit your preference. If you have many guests on your party, standing backyard bonfire party will work best for you. You can manage by having floor area as well. You just have to prepare some pillows as decoration and sitting point. On the other side, when you only host for your limited close relatives, having some chairs and tables is working too. Through this way, you will not have many preparations to do. Some people also have a tent for seating area. They want to present camping environment.
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As consideration, you need to focus your seating area in-line with the theme of your party.
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9-10. Ambiance accessories will never fail to impress your guest
It is very important you have ambiance in your bonfire party. You can use sparkle. Placing sparkle in mason jars is great. Your guest can light it up when they want. Also you can make simple luminaries for accessories. You may write some beautiful phrases on it. You will allow your guest to feel special. Mason jars with candles inside are fine to hang in the tree branches if available.
For additional touch, you may have some flowers in a bucket to give fresh and lively nature feeling. Your decoration behind your seating area will be wonderful.
In order to make your party more live, you need to provide games. Game always works for both adults and children to throw together.
With game you can have pleasant activities. A fun party will always have a game to play.
What do you think of all those ideas above? Hopefully these ideas in this article will help your party preparation. If you are hosting a backyard bonfire soon, feel free to implement some tricks above.
It will allow you to make a fun and explosive backyard bonfire parties at home.