7 Accessories for Your Next Outdoor Cocktail Party

Upgrade your backyard for your next celebration with these useful additions.

1

Prodyne Condiments on Ice

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A compartmentalized acrylic tray rests on a bed of ice to keep beverage garnishes (or condiments) fresh for hours. The flip-up lid keeps out any unwanted guests (read: bugs).

To buy: $25, bedbathandbeyond.com.

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2

Punched Metal Lanterns

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As the sun sets, these perforated lanterns will cast off a decorative geometric glow to add ambiance around your patio.

To buy: Starting at $39, westelm.com.

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3

Fritz Galvanized Beverage Tub

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Cold bottled beer and jugs of fresh juice can be stowed within this metal tub until one of your guests needs another round.

To buy: $30, pier1.com.

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4

Seville Plastic Double Old-Fashioned Glass

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This set of six plastic vessels can be used indoors or out as a more durable alternative to glass.

To buy: $35, wayfair.com.

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5

Bucket Stand Beverage Dispenser

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Guests can refill their cups with summery sangrias and flavored lemonades from this roomy glass dispenser that sits atop a galvanized stand.

To buy: $68, shopterrain.com.

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6

Seaside Stripe Fringed Table Runner

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With the look of summery chambray boasting additional festive fringe, this cotton table runner will instantly dress up a picnic or patio table in time for your outdoor soirée.

To buy: $25, worldmarket.com.

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7

Party Globe Light String

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Light up the night with a string (or three) of miniature bulbs that will elevate the ambiance in an instant.

To buy: $50, restorationhardware.com.

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