Repurpose These 15 Backyard Barbecue Ideas At Your Wedding
Borrow the best parts of backyard grill parties to create a spring or summer wedding that stays true to the red, white and blue. When your wedding lands on a summer holiday like Memorial Day, Fourth of July or Labor Day, adding a dose of patriotism only adds to the celebration. Here are 15 ways to take barbecue favorites and spin them to work at your rehearsal dinner or wedding.
1. Hand out flags for a patriotic ceremony or reception exit.
2. Stick to summer time garden blooms.
3. Accessorize with camo!
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4. Set up lawn games for the cocktail hour.
5. Mix up a signature cocktail in red, white and blue.
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6. Incorporate picnic plaid into printed cocktail napkins.
7. Refresh guests with small bites of watermelon and mint.
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8. Set out farm to table snacks for grazing guests.
9. Fry up backyard party favorites (like bacon baskets and fried chicken!).
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10. Make your kegs (of domestic beer!) classy with a galvanized metal tag.
11. …Or repurpose a rustic wheelbarrow as a cooler!
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12. Set the table with bandanas as napkins.
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13. Share your family’s best kept secret: Aunt Cathy’s cherry pie.
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14. Thank guests with custom condiment favors (like BBQ sauce and pickles!).
15. Gift a breakfast picnic box for a morning-after treat.
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