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Do you often hold a barbecue party at house? Do your relatives and friends enjoy the party?
Well, a barbecue party can be even boring; same food, boring music, bad furniture / appliances arrangement. A less prepared concept may ruin your supposed-to-be-fun party. Yet, you do not need to worry. You will have other barbecue parties with a lot of fun by applying the following guides:
Consider using an open space in your home, say, a garden or park. You need to adjust the seating arrangement in accordance to the size of your park so that your party look more alive.
Be thankful if you have a park that is not so wide as you can arrange the seating and tables close together. That way you and your friends / relatives will feel more intimate. If you have a quite large park, you can create a barrier to the party areas such as using decorating flower pots or chairs.
Present the atmosphere you desire appropriately. You can install a tent or umbrella to avoid the rain water.
To make the atmosphere feel more alive and cheerful, you can do something with the lighting. You can also decorate the tables and chairs with contrasting colors which look harmonious with the environment.
Bar is one of the crucial points in the party. There must be some of your friends who come before you finish preparing your barbecue party.
You surely do not want them to wait and get bored. Therefore, you should prepare the bar even before the party begins. Let people know what is in your bar through a small whiteboard.
The core of your barbecue party is food. Prepare a list of food two weeks before the party is held. You need to provide vegetables, salads, sauces, dessert, and main menu.
Play with your imagination and taste, but make sure the food has a theme, such as the taste of Thailand, or the All-American style. The main menu should consist of meat and vegetables, while you can play with the dessert. Make sure you find out if there are guests who are allergic to certain foods from his RSVP.
Always prepare the play list of the music for your party. You do not want your party to be boring because the songs are played repeatedly. Make a playlist for the whole party. If the party lasts for seven hours, make sure you have the playlist for eight hours.
You have to adjust the songs played to the visitors of your party. You know what’s fun? You can hire a band to play a song. Local band is not something expensive for you to invite.
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