1. The Grill
If you have quite a few to cook for, you’re probably want to go with a gas grill instead of charcoal but hey, who am I to assume the unmatched and unequal grilling mastery of he/she who has the proverbial stones to handle the well, medium wells, and the dreaded bone dry WELL requests for your fine cuts. Proceed.
2. The Cooler
Now, you don’t have to get all fancy but if you want to, by all means don’t be shy. We suggest a simple Coleman but the bells and whistles, heck, throw it in the back.
3. The Speakers
If you want a good party, you need good music. Wherever you get your playlists, whether it’s Spotify, Pandora, or Amazon, you need speakers!
4. The Right Lighting
You have other options other than string lights as you already know. Lanterns and tiki’s are a couple different styles to set the ambiance.
5. Comfortable Seating
There’s a little to take into consideration here. Although it is nice to fashionable seats for the younger crowd, It’s good to have nice, comfortable seating for grandma and grandpa if they show up. This may require seating that is a bit easier to get in and out of without too much trouble.
6. The Fire Pit
You have the lights, music, seating food & drinks, now you need a fire pit and you are good to go.