It’s hard to believe summer is coming to an end and the last big summer celebration is right around the corner. Labor Day marks the end of summer. What better way to end summer than to go out with a bang! There’s nothing more appropriate than a backyard BBQ party to celebrate Labor Day. We have the perfect tips to help you host the biggest bash of the summer!
Dig into your 4th of July stash and pull out your patriotic decorations for Labor Day. Your red, white and blue and America themed utensils, banners, napkins, tablecloths, plates and flags will be perfect for Labor Day decorating as well. You can add some new flare with these creative ideas as well.
Sparkler Holders– Red Solo cups aren’t just for holding your drinks, they make the perfect sparkler stand too. Just line up the cups upside down with the sparklers stuck in the middle of the bottoms for the perfect finale to your party.
Frozen Balloons– Instead of the usual coolers or buckets of ice to keep bottles and canned drinks cool at your get-together, try using frozen water balloons to add a splash of color to your party.
Drink Stirrers– These aren’t your ordinary drink stirrers. Whether you’re serving pink lemonade, tea, or a fruity cocktail, these Gumball Stirrers will add some pizazz to your cookout.
Fun & Games- The usual summer BBQ games of volleyball, croquet, badminton, and tag football are great, but if you want your Labor Day party to be one your family, friends and neighbors will be talking about until next summer, try adding these original games to your list of activities.
Giant Lawn Matching Game– If you are planning on having kids at this BBQ, this large and in charge matching game made out of cork tiles will be the perfect way to entertain them while the adults mingle. Follow this link to find out how easy it is to make.
Lawn Bowling- Take this indoor game outdoors and step it up a notch by making it yourself out of 2 liter bottles. These adorable Gnomes will be hard to resist as your guests try to mow them down with a ball. Check out this link to make your own Gnome bowling set.
Giant Jenga– Turn this classic game into a life size version for hours of fun by following this link for instructions on how to make your own Jenga using a Rockwell 4.5 inch Compact Circular Saw from Buydig.com.
Break Out The Grill– With Labor Day being the “last official weekend” of summer, it may be your last chance to fire up your grill from Buydig.com for a large gathering. It may also be your last chance to take advantage of some fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables before the summer growing season is over. Here are some ideas to help the grill master serve up some tasty treats.
Sliders– With all of the food your guests will have to choose from try some bite-sized hamburgers instead of the normal hamburgers you’d serve. Provide a variety of toppings to put on these yummy little burgers allowing your guests to customize their sliders to their liking.
Watermelon Popsicles– What’s a summer party without watermelon? Put a twist on this summer favorite by placing small slices of the watermelon you cut using your knife set from Buydig.com on lollipop sticks or popsicle sticks for a delicious alternative to melting popsicles.
Fruity Ice Cubes- Add some flair to your drinks while enjoying the last of summer’s fresh fruit by freezing it in your ice trays.
So gather your friends and family and enjoy summer’s last hurrah this Labor Day weekend.