The weather is slowly but surely warming up, and that means your first pool party of the season is just around the corner! Are you ready to take your outdoor pool party to the next level? There are so many ways you can make your backyard gathering an elevated and luxurious experience for your guests. 

While you’re planning guest lists, menus, and everything in between, it’s always best to have a guide that can help you along the way. Take a look at these important topics to consider before throwing your season-opening party this year! 


A themed party is a perfect way to transform an ordinary get-together into an extraordinary event. Selecting a special theme for holidays and birthdays is an easy way to determine the decorations, food, games, invitations, and even the guests you’d want to invite.

Themes also help you, and your guests get into the spirit of summer in an even more special way. Consider the needs and wants of those attending as well as any major holidays or family milestones you want to celebrate. Then, pick a theme that you not only love but that speaks to the character of your backyard.


Summer is the perfect time for hosting a luxurious pool party in your very own backyard. Whether you have a small or large pool, decorating for a backyard pool party can be fun and easy with the right tools.

From colorful pool floats to custom lights, there are many ways to create the perfect atmosphere for your luxury pool party. Additionally, matching your landscaping elements with your pool liner and adding unique touches of inspiration can make it even more special.

With the right decorations, you can truly transform your backyard into an elevated luxury experience for friends and family to enjoy all summer long!

Pool Food

Throwing a backyard pool party can be a lot of fun, especially if you choose the right food! Whether you're planning a holiday-themed party or just want to keep your guests happy, selecting the right food for your pool party is essential.

From seasonal favorites like festive desserts to pool-friendly snacks and beverages, there are plenty of options to make sure everyone leaves feeling satisfied. Decide whether you want the help of a catering service or if you want to show your creativity with your own homemade recipes.

Either way, you can easily create a delicious menu that meets all of your guests' needs - dietary restrictions included! Remember to include any pool-friendly utensils and drinkware to keep your guests (and your pool) safe.

Ensure your Pool is Ready for Swimming!

National Pool Opening Day is April 29th… Is your pool ready? One of the biggest components to ensuring your backyard

is ready for an unforgettable party is to have your pool cleaned, prepped, and ready to enjoy. To ensure that your guests have a safe and enjoyable experience, make sure that your pool is properly cleaned and equipped with the right supplies.

Before the big day, make sure you’ve performed a thorough deep clean of your pool, carefully vacuuming your liner. Plus, make sure your water levels and chemicals are properly balanced to ensure a healthy swim. Then, make sure you’re stocked on all your necessary chemicals and supplies so you can quickly and easily make adjustments as needed.

Take Entertaining to the Next Level

While throwing a backyard party may be fun, it also requires careful preparation. However, no matter the occasion or when you decide to throw your first big backyard bash of the season, one thing is always certain: you’re bound to have fun! You can’t beat finally getting outside and enjoying time by the pool with the ones you love.
If you’re looking for more party inspiration and tips, head over to our Pinterest Board! We have tons of decorating and landscaping ideas that can help transform your backyard so you can throw an unforgettable poolside celebration!