I love summer because I love entertaining. And the best way to entertain your friends and family during the summer months is with a BBQ! The weather is perfect, the food is just right, and everyone can have a great time in the outdoors. Sometimes I like to mix my BBQ’s up by coming up with fun themes–here are some of my favorite BBQ themes. Hope you find some inspiration for your next outdoor gathering!
Better Homes & Gardens posted this beautiful Summer Soiree BBQ that’s super cute and very chic–perfect for a girl’s night out BBQ or just a fancy party. You could set up a lemonade bar, and decorate with lots of flowers. How Beautiful!
Eye Swoon created this amazing Bohemian BBQ spread that’s just to die for. It’s fresh and sophisticated, and perfectly suited for a small gathering with close friends. Guess it’s time to gather the throw pillows and string the lights!
Catch My Party threw this Patriotic Fourth of July BBQ that’s perfect for celebrating our country’s birth! With some red, white, and blue decorations and of course an American flag, this BBQ theme is easy to pull off and super fun!
News Anchor to Homemaker posted this adorable baby shower turned BBQ which she clever calls a Ba-By-Q Shower.This is an adorable way to celebrate a new baby–just make sure your serve baby-back ribs to complete the theme!
A Fabulous Fete created this amazing Olive Oil and Wine Tasting Party which would be perfect to host in your backyard. It’s kind of like a classy and mature version of a summer BBQ.
Better Homes & Gardens put on this lovely Vintage Luau BBQ that’s got me dreaming of a beach vacation. If you really want to celebrate summer, then this theme is totally the way to go. Make sure you grill some pineapple for your burgers!
I love this Farm Animals BBQ from Catch My Party. This would be a perfect theme for a kid’s birthday party or a family gathering. The bunting is a great touch, and the pigs-in-blankets look delicious! What a great idea!
Style Me Pretty posted this dreamy Glamping Dinner Party–a great way to celebrate summer in style and from the comfort of your home. The gold touches and the flannel napkins are the perfect touch for this fancy outdoor BBQ.
Camille Styles posted this awesome Whimsical Fiesta BBQ, perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo in style. I love the candle holders and the colorful banners, but my favorite decorations are the cacti in the enchilada sauce jars. Easy and adorable!
All You suggests hosting a Rustic Country BBQ complete with lemonade in mason jars, a bandana tablecloth, and vases of daisies. This fun and simple decor is easy to pull together, but sets a warm tone for your gathering.
Hostess with the Mostess threw a Rustic Apple Picking BBQ to celebrate harvest time! This would be a great event to hold in an orchard so that your guests can do some harvesting of their own!
Better Homes & Gardens posted this awesome Rhythm & Brews BBQ that is simply amazing. The rustic theme is just right for this adult-only gathering. So go through some of your old vintage and antique pieces and start decorating for this awesome event!
This Farmer’s Market BBQ from Hostess with the Mostess is a great way to highlight locally grown produce. You can decorate with balloons and bunting, and serve lots of fruit and vegetable. Sounds like the perfect block party!
Apartment Therapy posted this adorable party that is the perfect inspiration for a Circus BBQ. The polka-dotted balloons and sticks of cotton candy set the tone, and an outdoor setting and some friends would make this a lovely summer gathering.
Whimsical Design Studio posted this adorable Watermelon BBQ table setting that’s perfect for a backyard event. I love the pink and green together, and dessert would be easy! Lots & lots of fresh watermelon!