How to Throw The Ultimate Pool Party

The weather is heating up, and this means just one thing! The time for pool parties is upon us. For those lucky enough to have a pool at home and want to throw an epic pool party, then you need some tips and a bit of prepping to get your home and your pool in shape, ready to invite your nearest and dearest for some fun in the sun.

Inflatable toys in pool: Photo by Toni Cuenca on Unsplash

How to Throw The Ultimate Pool Party

  1. Choose a Theme

The beauty of a pool party is that it serves as its own party theme. There's no need to think of another way to present it. However, if you want to make it feel more fun, consider adding colorful décor, beach towels, and tableware—the brighter, the better. Isn't it true that saturated colors scream summer? The great thing about a pool-themed party is that your décor will also be functional. Towels can assist guests in drying off, and pool floats not only look cute but also provide hours of entertainment.

  1. Disposable Party Ware

Or, indeed, reusable plastic options. No one wants to deal with broken glass or crockery around the pool, and water, sun, and alcohol can be a pretty heady mix, leading to accidents. Remove cuts damage from broken objects by investing in some fun and brightly colored outdoor tableware.

  1. Pool Furniture

Inflatable lounges can really make your pool party pop! They can be inflated before your party and allow for a fun respite for guests wanting to relax out of the pool under some shade or even on top of the water without having to be in the water. It's all about those lazy days and socializing, which makes for a great pool party, and inflatable lounges are ideal for any pool or waterside property.

Inflatable pool lounger: Photo by Marie Dehayes on Unsplash

  1. Hydration

Next up, you need to start thinking about your guests eating and drinking during your pool party. Have a mix of water, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages if required, kept cool and accessible so everyone can grab them easily and avoid becoming dehydrated in the sun.

  1. Food

A good balance of junk food and healthy food is essential for satisfying your guests. Choosing a healthy mix of fresh fruit and traditional party foods like chips is ideal. If you want to be the ultimate host, buy various fruits and make a delicious fruit salad. Many supermarkets sell pre-cut fruits, so toss the fruits together if you want to save time.

Potato chips, corn chips, and pretzels are always popular salty snacks. Dips such as salsa, guacamole, and hummus are nutritious and filling.

  1. Party Accessories

Don't forget; it isn't a party without some fun accessories to pull your theme together. Be it photo props, pool inflatables, themed parasols and sunbeds, and some colorful decor such as balloons, garlands, lanterns, and lights to really create that wistful summer vibe.

Remember, your pool party should be fun, and making sure your guests have everything they need to have the best time will ensure all your pool parties will be memorable for all the right reasons.