16 Easy Summer Party Ideas

Gather inspiration for a casual outdoor gathering from one of our easy summer party ideas. From dinner on the deck to a festive taco buffet, your options are endless for a no-fuss summer party.

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11 Fun Ideas for Decorating a Cake with Candy

Make a birthday cake or other special day cake oh-so-adorable with candies! Cookbook author and stylist Libbie Summers shares 11 super-simple ways that cinnamon candies, jellybeans, maltballs, and other sweet favorites can make you look like a professional cake decorator in minutes.

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Coconut Cream Island Punch, The Cutest 5-Ingredient Cocktail Ever!

Make our DIY party cocktail -- that includes just a few tasty ingredients -- for an adults-only drink everyone can agree on. Cut-up star fruit provides a gorgeous base inside your drink pitcher.

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Sugar-Coated Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream … You know the drill. Host a sugar-coated ice cream social the kiddos will love -- with cereal necklaces, paper crowns, candy truffles, and a whimsical ice cream truck. Go on and get celebrating!

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Pitcher Cocktail Recipes

Where there's a pitcher, there's a party. Whether you're brunching, dinner partying, or hosting a (very) happy hour, these fun pitcher cocktail recipes are sure to hit the spot. Find icy margaritas, fruity sangria cocktails, spiked punch, and more!

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Birthday Party Games

Fill the day with fun for all of your birthday party guests with our easy birthday party games and activities. Start planning the birthday bash with our tips on how to keep birthday parties simple and fun. Choose a theme, figure out your birthday party timeline, set a location, and you're ready to go! We've kid-tested a bunch of super-fun birthday party activities, from fingerprinting crafts projects to easy decorations, such as flowerpots and rugs, that kids can take home with them after the party. Our activity ideas are easy to prepare, and the kids will have a blast at the birthday. For warm-weather birthdays, get outdoors and play some birthday party games! Our fun outdoor games for kids will give the party guests a cool way to spend their energy on a nice day -- and make party cleanup easier for you. Try a silly sack race, an easy obstacle course, a pool prize search, or a game of checkers on an oversized outdoor checkerboard.

Fun Outdoor Games for Kids Birthday Parties

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Party Favors for Adults

Share the love by giving fun party favors to your guests. Our list of clever -...

Fun Birthday Party Favors for Kids

Send your guests home with super simple and adorable birthday favors that will...

Birthday Party Activities

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Birthday Party Planning Timeline

Prepping for a birthday party? Don't panic. This schedule will help you get...

Summer-Perfect Craft: Party Pinwheels

Delight adults and kids alike with these easy and nostalgic paper pinwheels.

Birthday Parties Made Simple

These easy ideas will help you make your child's birthday party reflect your...

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