Poolside Paradise: 6 Ways to Get Your Patio Party-Ready

Summer is here, and what better way to celebrate than with a pool party? Whether you’re hosting a small gathering or a big bash, your patio is the perfect place to make a splash. Here are some tips for getting your patio ready for a pool party that will have your guests diving in!

1. Clean and declutter

Give your patio a good cleaning. Sweep away debris, hose down the surfaces, and scrub away dirt. Once everything is cleaned, take some time to declutter. Remove unnecessary items that take up space, and store them away to make room for your party essentials.

2. Stay cool in the shade

You’re not the only cool thing in the backyard. Create a space that keeps you and your furnishings out of the sun. Enclose your patio this summer with a motorized retractable screen from Phantom Screens. Guarding you from the pesky intruders, offer additional privacy and protection when you need a break from the sun.

Covered patio looking at pool

3. Add some color with decorations

Bring color and life to your patio with decorations matching your pool party theme. Whether it’s beach balls, pool noodles, or tropical flowers, adding fun and festive decor will make your patio feel like a true oasis, and make your space more personalized to you. 

Group of family toasting outside
A multi generation family having garden party celebration, toasting and laughing.

4. Provide plenty of seating

Ensure your guests have plenty of places to sit and relax while enjoying the pool party. Set up chairs, lounges, and even outdoor pillows and blankets for a cozy and comfortable vibe.

5. Keep the drinks and snacks flowing

No pool party is complete without plenty of drinks and snacks. Set up a beverage station with ice-cold drinks and a variety of snacks to keep your guests fueled and hydrated throughout the day.

6. Don’t forget the music

Last but not least, set the mood with some fun and upbeat music. Create a playlist that matches your pool party theme, and play it through some outdoor speakers to keep the party going all day long.

With these tips, your patio will be the perfect place to host a splashin’ pool party that your guests will never forget. So, grab your swimsuit and get ready to make a splash this summer.