Throwing a successful BBQ party does not have to be difficult. Throw some burgers on the grill, and everyone can have a good time. However, why not throw a great BBQ that everyone will be talking about for weeks? When you head to the grocery and hardware store for grilling supplies in San Jose, keep these tips in mind. You can take some stress off your mind, and you know that everyone will have a great time at your next BBQ.
Make It a Potluck
Instead of bearing the financial and stressful burden yourself, invite everyone to bring their favorite dish. While you are cooking steaks, hot dogs, or burgers on your charcoal grill, everyone will get to enjoy a variety of different snacks, sides, and desserts. You or your guests may even find a new recipe for your favorite dish. Potlucks take some weight off of your shoulders, and they also involve everyone in the process of making a great summer BBQ party.
Set Up Some Games
Not many BBQs would be complete without some fun games set out on the lawn. Games such as horseshoes, badminton, volleyball, and croquet are classic summer party games fit for the whole family. If you want something even simpler for everyone to enjoy, bring out “Twister” or squirt guns. Kids and adults will be easily entertained as they chase each other around trying to get soaked in the summer heat.
Play Some Great Tunes
A wonderful addition to any party is some great music. You can cook on the grill as you watch your friends and family play in the yard, all while listening to your favorite tunes. Depending on your music preference—country, classic rock, hip-hop, etc.—there are a multitude of songs and bands that offer a lot of great summer party music. You don’t need to hire a DJ or set up an expensive stereo; just crank up your favorite playlist or radio station, and rock out!