Sadly, we’re in the last months of summer, but that doesn’t mean you should slow down on having fun! There’s so much left to do, including days at the beach, road trips, bonfires and of course many more backyard barbecues! If you’re thinking about hosting one, we have some tips for you on how to have a great barbecue with your friends!
Plan in advance
Planning your barbecue ahead of time makes the whole event less stressful and more fun for everyone involved! Create a Facebook event, send out a email or make a quick call to all of your guests and remember to remind them to RSVP early so you know how many people will be coming! This will help you when it comes to buying food, liquor, etc.
Be a good DJ
Make a party playlist before the actual barbecue. Make sure to add a variety of different music, so everyone will enjoy what they’re listening to throughout the night! Any requests? Let your friends take over the music and choose what they want! It’ll make the barbecue more enjoyable and fun because everyone will be able to play music they love. You might even get a dance party going during the night!
Stock up on Food
This is an important tip. Make sure to buy enough food so everyone can take as much as they want. Not sure how much to buy? Usually if you have about 20 guests, you should buy enough to feed 30, just in case anyone wants more food throughout the day. You won’t have to stress about people being hungry and leaving the party to stop at the closest fast food joint. Plus, you might have delicious leftovers for the week!
Make fun drinks
Everyone loves a refreshing drink on a hot summer day. Make sure to buy some cold beer, but get creative and make some fun cocktails too! There are plenty of recipes to follow from online sources and your friends will love that you took the time out to create something tasty for them! If you’re not sure what to make, ask your friends what kind of drinks they usually order from the bar so you can get an idea of what everyone will like.
If you’re looking for a place to go after the barbeque, SideBAR is the perfect venue for after-party drinks! You and your friends can come by delicious cocktail or pick from our big selection of beer. It’ll be a day and night you’ll never forget!
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