When entertaining outdoors, it’s important to spruce up your patio area, serve food in an efficient manner, and make your guests comfortable. When designing your patio space, you should include shading options like retractable awnings or fabric covers and have plenty of light sources. To provide more comfort for your guests, one should offer a diverse range of seating choices including traditional table and chairs, ottomans, cubes, and benches. For the best outdoor experience, have festive music playing and keep bugs away by lighting citronella candles and spraying the area beforehand. Before entertaining outside, take time to revamp your area and plan your party entertainment and food.

A Guide for Outdoor Entertaining