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10 best items to try at your next big outdoor party

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Which items are perfect for your next outdoor party?

What's better than throwing a great party? Throwing a great party while making things easier for yourself so you can go ahead and enjoy the party too. After all, outdoor gatherings are more than just firing up the barbeque. They have their own challenges, from weather to furnishings to kitchen runs for food. You want to be prepared for everything so that nothing stops the fun.

Shop this article: Sunnydaze Outdoor Yard Drink Holder StakesMurphy’s Naturals Mosquito Repellent Candle and Bali Outdoors Wood Burning Fire Pit Backyard with Cooking Grill.

Outdoor party dining

Sunnydaze Outdoor Yard Drink Holder Stakes

This set comes with six alloy steel drink holder stakes in red, white and blue. These cup holders are perfect for yard parties where you can place stakes near the games or tables for guests to place their cans or cups. The stakes are convenient, easy to use and store away nicely in the featured carrying bag.

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Trinity TXK-0802 Stainless Steel Cooler with Shelf

Beverage distribution is made easy with this stainless steel rolling cooler. The cart can hold up to 96 aluminum cans at a time, so you don't have to constantly refill the cooler all day long. It has an attached bottle opener and cap catcher plus a bottom shelf for storing bottles or extras that don't need to be on ice.

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Outdoor party décor

Murphy’s Naturals Mosquito Repellent Candle

This 9-ounce DEET-free soy and beeswax blend candle is a natural bug repellent. It can burn for up to 30 hours and has a pleasant smell while repelling bugs. Packs of one, two, three and six candles are available.

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Brightown 100 Ft Outdoor Patio String Lights with Clear Edison Bulbs

These 10-foot string lights come with 100 glass Edison bulbs, plus four spares for safe measure. The set is waterproof and designed for outdoor spaces. Plus, they add great ambiance to any setting.

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Impact 10' x 10' White Canopy Tent with Dressed Legs

This 10-by-10-foot canopy works wonders on sunny days when your guests want a little shade and protection from the sun. It has a powder-coated steel frame and comes with a rope and spike kit. It's easy to set up and isn’t likely to clash with existing décor.

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Wisteria Lane 7-Piece Patio Furniture Set

This seven-piece set comes with a durable rattan sectional, plus a matching wooden table and three cushioned ottomans. It isn't too difficult to rearrange all the pieces outside and you get a lot of items for the price point. Cushions come in grey, ivory or red.

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Outdoor party entertainment ideas

Yard Games Ring Toss Game Premium Set

This wooden ring toss game comes with six rings and a convenient carrying bag. It's easy set up and easy to play, allowing your guests a little competitive fun while they eat, drink and chat.

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Yard Games Large Tumbling Timbers with Carrying Case

This 56 block stacking game is great for parties. The pieces are made from New Zealand Pine wood and can stand up to 4 feet tall through the course of a game. It's ideal for two to six players at a time and comes with a bag for storage when it comes time to pack up and put the game away.

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Bali Outdoors Wood Burning Fire Pit Backyard with Cooking Grill

Whether you're looking to roast marshmallows or sit around the fire and chat, this wood-burning fire pit makes for a great centerpiece. The metal frame measures 32 inches in length and 25 inches in height. You can even grill on it. Screen not included.

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Polk Audio Atrium 4 Outdoor Speakers

This set comes with two powerful black or white wired speakers designed for all-weather outdoor use. They provide a clear, rich sound so you can keep the music playing all day long. There are no batteries needed but an outlet is required.

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