End of Summer Pool Party Ideas
Summer is almost over here in Orange County and the kids are about to head back to school. It’s the perfect time of year to throw that end of summer pool party for one last celebration with the kids. Most people think that throwing a party is really cumbersome, but if you plan ahead and don’t make it too complicated, it can be a huge success. Here are some fun and easy ideas for an end of year pool party that is sure to have everyone smiling.
5 Ideas for a Fun End of Summer Poor Party
Themes elevate any party, and the same goes for an end of summer pool party. There are plenty of different themes you can choose from. If you have children, you can have them pick any theme from mermaids and sports to tropical paradise. Then have them help you decorate your backyard, patio and pool area with cute decorations that match the theme. Get some inspiration here. Whether you’re throwing a party for kids, adults or a combination of the two, picking a theme will help bring all the elements of your party together.
Good food is the key to an end of year summer pool party, and any party for that matter. If you have good food, everything else will fall into place. Depending on the theme you choose, you can make matching appetizers and snack foods. For instance if you choose a mermaid theme, you can make this fish food snack mix. If you go with a tropical theme, there are hundreds of cute ideas here. There are so many creative ideas on Pinterest like sports, fun tropical snacks and just plain delicious food you can present to your party guests.
Fun games and activities are essential for any end of year pool party. You don’t have to spend a ton of time planning pool party activities, you can go with classic pool party games like Marco Polo, Shark and Minnows or even Categories or you can hold a cannon ball contest with some of the guests as judges. When there’s a lull in the party, you can suggest an activity to liven it back up!
With all of the different music applications out there today like Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora and YouTube, the possibilities for a musical soundtrack are endless. There are so many premade playlists that you can choose from so you can set the music and forget it. Whether you want your pool party to have play the best of the 70s, 80s and 90s or today’s hits, music is a great way to give the party some life without having to work very hard.
Everyone likes to make memories. But how many times have you taken pictures on your phone and never printed them out? If you get a polaroid camera and some film, your party guests have a way to take a little piece of the party home with them and a memory from the day to look back on. You can set up a photo booth area or you can just walk around the party encouraging guests to use the camera. Either way, they’ll leave the party with a cute memento.
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