Transitioning from a wet and rainy spring into a warm and sunny summer is the best time of the year. If you own a pool, it’s the perfect weather to hold a party. But how do you make your party outstanding? Read on for valuable tips.

Pick a Date

The most significant threat to pool parties is inclement weather. Overcast conditions and precipitation can dampen the mood. However, waiting for the perfect forecast is impractical – you must settle on a date to allow for proper planning.

Picking a date also allows you to create a backup plan so that you don’t cancel your party due to bad weather. Your fallback includes informing guests that the timing is flexible and securing an alternative indoor location.

Try to get the word out three weeks before the party. Choose an afternoon, allowing you to extend the party into the night. 

Select a Theme

Parties are more exciting when they have a specific theme. When planning your pool party, pick a theme that matches summer wear: bathing suits, tropical vibes, and summery music. 

After picking a suitable theme, create a special drink for the event. It could be a fun, tropical-fruit-laden cocktail, but an off-the-shelf beverage will do if you are new to mixology. 

A theme prompts your guests to show their creativity. Everybody will try to outdo the others by making outrageous outfits. You can even organise a contest to give them extra motivation. 

LED Lights and Mood Music

Most modern pools have built-in light fixtures, but you can add LED lighting to make it more exciting. LED string lights can change colours and sync with your music, allowing you to enjoy the best of electric dance music and other fast-paced genres.

Moreover, these lights are energy-efficient, ensuring your bills remain reasonable after being on for an extended time.

A great playlist sets the tone for an unforgettable party. Take time to select the best tunes because good music is often the difference between an enjoyable and a dull event. Remember to leave room for guests’ special requests.

If you love Bluetooth speakers, arrange them around the pool to create a cinematic surround-sound vibe. Start playing music an hour before the event to set the mood.

Food and Drinks

People love food, and parties need people: good food is vital to having a great party. Provide staples like grilled meats, burgers, hot dogs, and sausages, and include a few exotic options to keep guests entertained. Remember to include sides and salads to complement the main dishes.

And don’t forget the drinks. Offer plenty of water to keep people hydrated and a range of refreshments, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, to cater to everyone’s needs.

Final Words

Preparation is the secret to organising a memorable pool party. If you plan early, you’ll hold a party for the ages. 

If you’re planning to hold a memorable pool party, you need a high-quality above ground pools. Contact Affordable Pools today for custom, cost-friendly designs.

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