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It’s time for backyard parties, summer get-togethers, and lots of friends and families gathering together. There are so many fun holidays during the summer that call for good food, good laughs, and fun times. So we’ve put together a list of 16 summer party essentials that will make your house the place to be no matter what the occasion is.

  • 1) Patriotic Cornhole Boards & Bags

    Cornhole is one of the best summer activities! It’s the perfect game for multiple people to play and even encourages some fun-spirited back talking! This cornhole board set also comes with a set of bags.
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  • 2) Mason Jar 2 Gallon Jug

    Whether you use it for Jungle Juice or Sweet Tea having a huge gallon jug of your favorite beverage at your summer gathering is a true must! This one can hold up to 2 gallons of liquid so there will be plenty to go around. 
  • 3) Mason Jars with Lids and Straws

    Speaking of drinks, you gotta make sure you have some good beverage containers. One of my biggest pet peeves during the summer is when I’m sipping on something sweet and the bees follow me everywhere. While I love the bees, I love my drinks more and these mason jars are the best way to keep them out of my drinks. This comes as a set of six and seriously is great for get-togethers
  • 4) Outdoor String Lights

    Create the perfect ambiance with some beautiful outdoor string lights. Once that sun dips below the horizon the fun doesn’t have to stop. These string lights cover 100 feet so you can wrap them around your patio, deck, rooftop, or even your privacy fence! They will definitely keep things glowing for you throughout the night.
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  • 5) Beer Pong Shirt

    Wanna wear something fun and semi-patriotic to your gatherings? How about this fun beer pong American flag shirt? It’s sure to get a few laughs. It is available in sizes Small through 3XL.
  • 6) Multitasker Grill with Wi-Fi Capability

    We all know that a summer party means the grill has to be going. When was the last time you updated your grill though? This multitasker grill from ZGrills is incredible! Not only is this a wood pellet grill and smoker, but it also has Wi-Fi capabilities. Like what?! It means you can check your grill’s temperature, set a timer, and so much more without having to be right next to it. Seriously, if you are looking for a new grill for the summer you gotta check this one out.
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  • 7) Gensis Gas Grill

    And if wood-pellet grills and smokers are not for you, this gorgeous gas grill from Weber is a really great new grill option for you. This 3-burner grill also has Wi-Fi capabilities, two countertop spaces to work, and it’s available in various color options.
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  • 8) Grill Cutting Board with Catch Bin

    And to round off the grilling tools for the grill master you are, this awesome cutting board is just the thing you need to keep your grill station organized and ready for grilling. The catch bin feature is easily the coolest part, and it even connects to your grill.
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  • 9) Grill Sergeant T-Shirt

    If you’re gonna be the grill master you gotta have the look. The best part of this is you don’t even have to plan your summer outfits, this is the built-in look for the summer.
  • 10) Bar Garnish Tray

    We know that we’re planning on having drinks at our get-togethers and sometimes that means fun toppings. This bar garnish tray is a great way for you to keep your cherries, oranges, twists, olives, and more all covered and protected.
  • 11) 8-Piece Beer Koozies

    One thing that makes a great party is making sure the beer stays colder. These fun beer koozies come in a pack of 8 and feature funny sayings like “Save Water Drink Beer” and “Professional Beer Taster.”
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  • 12) Splash Tower

    No party is complete without games! This splash tower is a fun way to keep cool and also keep things interesting. It’s like a dunk tank without the large tank part. 
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  • 13) Cards Against Humanity: The Everything Box

    If you want a game that is going to get the whole party laughing this is the one for you. My family plays Cards Against Humanity at every event we have, and it’s always a riot of a time. The Everything Box is an expansion pack for the original Cards Against Humanity box.
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  • 14) Thermacell Patio Sheild Mosquito Repeller

    If you don’t have one of these for your backyard you are missing out. This Thermacell mosquito repeller is seriously a lifesaver for the summer. It helps repel mosquitoes from the area without you having to spray yourself down in sticky mosquito spray. Seriously, these are a major summer party essential.
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  • 15) Gravity Lounge Chairs

    You got to stay comfortable during the party. If you haven’t updated your outdoor party seating this is a great way to go. These gravity chairs are really comfortable. They allow you to lounge and relax while you are enjoying time with your friends and family. These also come in a variety of colors so you can pick out the right color for your backyard furniture.
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  • 16) Outdoor Fire Pit Table

    And of course, to round out a fun and lovely evening you have to have a beautiful firepit. This outdoor fire pit table is lovely it comes in two different finishes and two different sizes. It’s easy to set up and will have you spending so much more time outdoors during the summer.
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