Create the ultimate movie night party in the great outdoors with these Backyard Movie Ideas. Tasty recipes, comfortable seating hacks, movie décor tips, snack bars and more.
Backyard Movie Night Ideas
It’s impossible for me to think about the movies without singing the song “Let’s All Go to the Lobby…” While the lobby isn’t found in this list of Backyard Movie Ideas, concession stands are! Plus you can snuggle closely with these comfortable seating hacks and relax in a comfortable ambiance of theater movie décor and lighting, only outdoors!
To get ourselves a treat. Treat yourself and your audience with this list of ultimate outdoor movie party ideas. Decorate with string lights, marquees and even glow stick balloons. Create a memory they won’t forget!
Before screen time, enjoy these Backyard Games PDF. Perfect for gatherings, youth groups, neighbors ,birthday parties and more. It will tire the kids out, so cuddle up and enjoy an outdoor movie!
These 18 Outdoor Games Printable Set includes directions and supply list and a blank Scavenger Hunt Template. Supplies include household items like spoons, balls, frisbees, hula hoops and more.
How do you host a movie night outside?
To host a backyard movie night is like hosting any other party only outside. Transform your backyard into a movie theater by creating a DIY concession stand using a table top. You can even make your own DIY movie screen using a white flat sheet. Provide comfortable theater seating. This can be done with spare seating you have on the patio or invite guests to bring their own seating. Adding rugs to the grass not only create a cute party ambiance, it can keep party guests from getting itchy and provide a layer of flooring.
What should I bring to an outdoor movie night?
When getting ready for an outdoor movie night, pay attention to the weather. Light coats and blankets are important for when the weather drops. You also want comfortable seating. Lawn chairs, inflatable pools, or even blow up mattresses provide comfort. Add your pillow and you might even find yourself falling asleep under the stars. If you aren’t hosting, don’t forget a cute hostess gift like a Thanks a Latte coffee gift card for the morning. The hostess might appreciate that Starbucks coffee run.
What are good snacks for movie night?
It’s important that you serve individual party food at an outdoor movie night. Typically your seating will not include a table so you want handheld food and snacks that guests can eat on the go.
Stay with the traditional movie night food. Delicious things to eat; The popcorn can’t be beat. Tasty recipes to keep your audience fed include popcorn, cupcakes, concession candy boxes, and more. You can also twist up your traditional movie theater food and offer movie night party food include popcorn bars, watermelon on a stick, individual boxed meals and more.
Easy Movie Night Ideas for Outdoors
Get inspired by these do it yourself easy Movie Night Party ideas.
Make your own beverage station with this DIY Party Beverage Tub. Comes with two SVG File options you can personalize.
Speaking of popcorn, these Popcorn Cupcakes make a really nice treat and the perfect addition to a backyard movie party food table.
Good with a tool? Make your own DIY backyard movie night seats using patio furniture cushions! | Not Just a Housewife
There more ideas for seating. Use an inflatable pool as a place to lounge! No ants, no itchy grass, easy movie night seating! | My Frugal Adventures
If this is a frequent activity, or if you have a rather impression garden, turn an arbor into a movie screen! So impressive and beautiful, the directions are very detailed. | The Horticult
Print your general admittance with these free backyard movie ticket printables. | Dabbles and Babbles
Up for the challenge? Make your own DIY Popcorn Piñata with free popcorn sign printable for the occasion! | Press Print Party
Turn your backyard into a drive in movie theater with this cardboard box car tutorial. | Just Add Confetti
If hosting, remind everyone to “take a seat,” “stay warm,” “take a sheet, grab a seat” or “snuggle up” with a blanket basket. A mini chalkboard can share you message. Take a look at our Chalkboard Art tutorials. | You Plus Me for Always
Another summer theme is our Raging Good Time Kids Glow in the Dark Party Ideas. Pin to Pinterest.
Ready to party? Keep the kids entertained while waiting for the movie to start. Take a look at these 50+ Kids’ Party Games – indoor, outdoor, night, birthday.
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