In the summertime, it’s all about being outside as much as possible—which is why we just adore the idea of a rooftop party. Whether you live in a building with a perfect rooftop or have a friend with access to one (who would also be happy to co-host), here are all the must-haves for this seasonal soirée.
Written by Natalie Lynn Borton of Thoughts By Natalie.
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Colorful garland adds the perfect amount of playfulness and pizzazz to a rooftop party. We love this tassel garland kit, which comes with everything you need to make the garland—including step-by-step assembly instructions. Fuchsia & Orange Tissue Tassel Garland Kit ($13)
Everything about this ice bucket is fabulous, from the laminated fabric exterior to the lucite top to the gold fixtures! Bonus: it holds three quarts of ice for approximately six hours, giving you plenty of time to party with well-chilled beverages. Red Shagreen Look Ice Bucket ($60)
Love to host but dread the clean-up? Printed paper plates add lots of personality and color—and they don’t require post-party dishwashing! Mara Mi Disposable Plate ($3)
Cloth hand towels with delicate fringe add a cozy touch to your table. Turkish Hand Towel ($22)
No rooftop soirée would be complete without a portable bar cart! “The Double” by Society Social ($295)
Allow your guests to serve themselves by putting out a drink dispenser—perfect for iced water with fruit, lemonade or an alcoholic beverage of choice. Crate & Barrel Cold Beverage Jar with Stand ($59.99) or ZGallerie Trio Beverage Dispenser ($69.95)
We adore any kind of lip décor—including these fun “pucker up” straws! Pink & Red Pucker Up Straws ($3.50)
Serve your drinks in these stunning (and sturdy) acrylic glasses—so classy! Cane DOF ($8 + $10 )
Keep drinks cool on a hot summer night with a galvanized beverage tub that’s angled for easy access to every option. Evergreen Angled Beverage Tub ($14.99)