Gatherings

Get your family and friends together for a casual party with tips for everyday entertaining. From a weeknight grill out with neighbors to a weekend cocktail party with friends, we've got helpful ideas for food, decor, activities, and more.

Fun Summer Party Ideas

Everything You Need to Host the Ultimate Summer Burger Bash

This party, complete with super juicy burgers, will make you neighborhood royalty.
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Throw Your Own Ice Cream Social

Host an epic ice cream social complete with homemade sundaes and bubbly summer beverages. Whip up a batch of homemade no-churn ice cream and let your guests add their own toppers. We even have tips for preventing melty messes!
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Adorable Summer Watermelon Party Ideas

Slice into summer with a festive watermelon-themed party that’s sweet as can be. We’re celebrating the season with a laid-back soiree filled with crafty DIY décor, shortcut treats, and plenty of fresh juicy melon.
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12 Secrets to Throwing an Unforgettable Summer Dinner Party

Summertime means there are more hours in the day, so make the most of them! Enjoy time with friends and family by throwing an unforgettable summer dinner party.
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Throw a Gorgeous Rosé-Theme Party

Grab your girlfriends, open a few bottles of your favorite rosé, and put our simple party hacks to work to create the most fun grown-up party ever. Including simple (but classy) food ideas and the best rosé-based cocktails, we’ve got everything you need for this upscale soiree!
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Throw an Outdoor Luau Party

Let’s luau! Throw the ultimate tropical celebration with our tips and party hacks. We’ve rounded up our best decor ideas, easy party foods, and delicious drinks—all with a tropical twist.
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Make Party Planning a Breeze

Serve a Summer Watermelon Bar

Take your summer get-together to the next level with a watermelon bar. Try any of these simple watermelon recipes, pair them with fun watermelon decor, and you've got a sweet summer party!
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14 DIY Backyard Games That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

Cue the nostalgia with these awesome backyard games, all of which were made with outdoor fun in mind. By putting waterproof materials to good use with some of your favorite classic games, your inner child will be having just as much fun as the real-life little ones you know. Let the games begin!
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Easy Entertaining Ideas


The Best Family-Friendly Summer Lawn Games to Play This Season

If you're tired of being stuck inside with the kids, turn your backyard into the ultimate getaway.