Everything You Need For Outdoor Dining!

The weather is warming up, and that means your parties and dining experiences are moving to the great outdoors!

Whether you have a large party that you want to host, a family dinner on the patio, or it’s just you and your bestie and a few glasses of watermelon frosé, we’ve got a list of all the items you need to get your outdoor dining started.

From sturdy plates and cups, tablecloths and napkins, food covers, ice buckets and coolers, now you can party from summer all the way into the fall … and if you’re looking for patio furniture, check out The Best Outdoor Furniture!

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collage of outdoor dining essentials

white food cover / wicker tray / strawberry dish / wood tray / checkered tablecloth / pink plate / silverware / watermelon napkins and plates / cake stand / food cover set / checkered napkins / watermelon tablecloth / dining set / bamboo plate / white tray

Elsie has been raving about how much she loves food covers like these (this is more of a metal dome style) to keep bugs and flies off of your spread. And, having an array of trays to carry and display food is a must.

Nothing says summer like a checkered tablecloth or napkins and little accents of watermelon is always a summer favorite.

Broken plates and cups outdoors can be a real party killer, so choosing non-glass serving ware keeps the party going even if there’s a spill …

collage of outdoor dining essentials

patio cooler / fluted pink glass / white drink tub / pink tall tumbler / fluter pitcher / can coozy / tall boy can coozy / beverage dispenser / colored glassware / cactus beverage dispenser / orange tipped pitcher / gold salad tongs / gold spatula / pink vintage cooler / ice bucket

If you have larger parties, a patio cooler can be a life saver, but a drink tub or two is the perfect choice for smaller gatherings.

Using can coozies will keep your drinks cold for hours, and they are perfect party gifts for a summer gathering.

Pitchers are great for a smaller batch of margaritas, but beverage dispensers are the way to go for bigger parties so people can serve themselves.

Don’t forget a condiment caddy so you can keep all the hot dog fixings together! Happy hosting!

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