Whether you're hosting a small get-together among friends or a large neighborhood potluck, you'll entertain outdoors like a pro with our easy-to-follow ideas for outdoor parties. We've included tips for planning, decorating, and food prep -- plus our best recipes for outdoor entertaining.
Follow these easy outdoor entertaining tips when organizing and planning your next outdoor party.
Set the perfect outdoor table for party guests with our easy ideas and tips.
Transform your space and add a bit of elegance to your outdoor party with a few of our simple and easy outdoor decorating tips.
See more of our colorful decorating ideas for outdoor parties.
Keep food for your outdoor party fresh and serve it efficiently with our helpful tips.
Try some of these fun and flavorful recipes the next time you entertain outdoors.
Roasted Cheddar Potatoes: Frozen potato wedges become spicy, thick-cut fries in just 35 minutes and are a perfect appetizer for guests to munch on before the outdoor party buffet is ready.
Greek Spinach-Pasta Salad with Feta and Beans: Serve this tasty pasta salad, made with fresh spinach, olive oil, feta cheese, and canned beans, as a side or main dish for your outdoor party.
Herb Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing: Mix lettuce and fresh herbs with a lemony sour cream dressing for a simple salad that's easy to make for a large crowd.
Caramelized Onion Pizza: These individual-size pizzas get a smoky flavor when cooked on a grill; let guests customize each single-serving pie with their favorite veggies.
Grilled Chicken with Watermelon Glaze: A sweet watermelon glaze used for this chicken recipe tastes like summer and is perfect for an outdoor grilling party.
Toffee Bars: These decadent chocolate-and-toffee dessert bars are ideal for a crowd (they serve 36) and easy to make.