It’s summer, and that means it’s time to have some fun in the sun with a pool party. These can be a great way to keep cool while hanging out with friends or trying to bring the family together. But if it’s been a while since you’ve thrown a pool party, you might not know how to make it truly special. Well, we’ve got a few ideas to put some pizazz into your pool party.
You can throw a themed pool party that will get your guest’s creative juices flowing. Tell all of your guests to come as their favorite water-based movie. This can be the Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, or even Jaws. You can also have appetizers and games around whichever theme you choose.
Inflatable Water Slide
A water slide is a cool addition to any pool party, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. If you want to add some fun for the kiddos, spice up a pool party with an inflatable water slide. These toys are great for the little ones and teenagers, as well as young-at-heart adults. They blow up and sit right on the side of your pool for hours of fun. And since they blow up, there aren’t any hard surfaces or sharp surfaces for people to nick their legs on.
Have a Movie Night
After the sun has gone down, you can show a movie. Get pool loungers for your guests, or ask your friends to bring their own, then show a film on a projector using your laptop. You and your friends and family can float as you watch Finding Nemo or Pirates of the Caribbean. But if you’re looking at a big group and you don’t have the means to fit everyone in one room to have a movie shown, you can always see about renting a theatre near your home.
Pull Out the Classic Games
Games like Marco Polo, Sharks and Minnow, and Limbo became classic for a reason. They’re also fun games that can be started impromptu. If you’ve never heard of some of these, a quick Google will give you the rundown on some of the easiest to organize pool party games.
Serve Dinner in a Super-Casual Style
If you’re looking for a way to serve dinner that’s both cozy and chic, set out some rugs and a low table, then let people dine while sitting on the ground. The casual vibe is perfect for the right pool party, and your guests will love the novelty of the idea.
Whether it’s been a while since you threw a pool party, or you’re just tired of what you’ve been doing, a little bit of spice in your pool party can be really effective. Just be sure to move fast as the warm days are numbered!