End of Summer Party Ideas

It’s been a great summer. Now fall is near , the weather will grow a little colder and the days a little shorter. Not to worry, there is still time to embrace the lazy days of summer! Before the kids head back to school, invite their friends over along with yours for one last bash. These end of summer party ideas will help you keep them entertained.

Back-to-School – End of Summer Bash

This is great for kids of all ages. Plan a short scavenger hunt to find school-related items. Create inexpensive back to school kits with pencils, crayons, notebooks etc for each child to take home. Get a cake that has all the kids name on it wishing them a great start to the new school year. For older kids plan one last sleepover with all their favorite movies and summertime treats.


Neighborhood End of Summer Party Ideas

Celebrate the end of summer with a block party! Keep it simple by making it a potluck theme. It’s a great way to let the kids play and let adults to sit back and relax and catch up on what everyone’s been up this summer. Encourage older kids to get a game of basketball, volleyball or flag football going.

Beach Picnic

Plan one last trip to the beach and bring along a traditional picnic. Make sure you bring plenty of sunscreen and beach toys.

Backyard BBQ

Fire up the grill before you cover it up for the season. Decorate with tiki torches, hurricane lamps, paper lanterns and of course citronella candles. Encourage people to bring lots of fresh fruit that will soon be out of season! Check out these grill and picnic salad recipe ideas. If you have a pool, make it a pool party. Read more on summer pool party ideas.

Plan A Bike Ride or Day Hike:

Take your gang on a bike ride or day hike along your favorite trail. Pack a light picnic lunch to enjoy.

Plan a Summer Party Camping Trip:

Get a big group of family and friends together for one last trip! Enjoy your summertime celebrations with these summer cocktails ideas.

Soon enough the holidays will be upon us and we’ll be wishing for a hot August day….take advantage of our last few weeks of hot weather. Enjoy your end of summer party!