Perhaps you’re meeting friends for picnics in the nearest park, or gathering your neighbors for a block-wide happy hour. Or, you could be solo sipping on your fire escape to celebrate the season.
No matter what your summer brings, you’ll want the best gear to make the most of it. Here are eight items to improve every home entertaining scenario.
Safely carry two of your favorite wine bottles to a friend’s backyard in this no-nonsense, Neoprene bag.
Tote your happy hour essentials outside in style with this cheery melamine tray. Its handle and scalloped edges keep glasses and snacks safe, while the cherry pattern is sure to brighten moods.
Wine Glass Party Pack
The perfect gift or addition to your entertaining arsenal, this party pack of 12 shatter-resistant, BPA-free glasses upgrade indoor-outdoor sipping. Best of all? They are dishwasher safe.
Fix batched cocktails, sangria or lemonade in this 2.5-gallon glass dispenser with a handsome acacia wood base.
Personal Concrete Fireplace
No fire pit? No problem. This personal concrete fireplace packs a lot of heat into its five-inch diameter base. It runs on rubbing alcohol and is ideal for s’mores.
If your go-to public pool is closed, you might want to take matters into your own backyard. Just be sure to keep splash sessions limited to households and sanitize between uses.
Foldable Patio Furniture Set
For those eager to maximize small spaces, this slim, three-piece furniture set comes in a variety of colors and folds down for easy storage.