10 Entertaining Essentials for an Effortless Alfresco Celebration

Throw the party of the summer—without all the party prep. These patio furniture and decorations from Walmart are designed to last for years with minimal assembly, not to mention they're insanely affordable. Your guests will feel comfortable and entertained, no matter the celebration.

Dark and light brown patio furniture featuring two chairs, a loveseat, and a coffee table. photo

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Mainstays Sanza Conversation Furniture Set

Sit back and relax in this chic outdoor furniture set. Complete with a love seat, two chairs, and a matching coffee table, it's perfect for mingling among friends or dining alfresco. Its water-resistant cushions and stainless steel frame mean the set holds up to the weather all season long.

To Buy: $265; walmart.com

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Large tan gazebo with two chairs and a small round table inside it photo

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Better Homes & Gardens Gilded Grove Gazebo

Get some fresh air without any pesky bugs or heavy sun with this breezy gazebo. Its heavy-duty steel frame means it's durable enough to last you season after season, and its fabric is mildew- and stain-repellent. Plus, it's super easy to set up and tear down and packs away in a convenient carrying case. Whether you zip it up tight or tie back its curtains, it's a romantic addition to your outdoor oasis.

To Buy: $172; walmart.com

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Dark brown serving station with a stainles steel prep surface photo

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Keter Unity All-Weather Serving Station

What's a party without some choice beverages? This outdoor serving station makes it easy to serve your guests' favorite drinks, complete with lockable storage, a stainless steel prep surface, and even an attached bottle opener. It's not just for drinks, though: It also features towel hooks, a spice rack, and paper towel holder for all your outdoor dining needs.

To Buy: $157; walmart.com

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Black outdoor fire table with a pattern rug beneath it photo

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Endless Summer Outdoor Fire Table

Gather around the fire with this outdoor fire table. With a hidden propane compartment, protective cover, and slate tile hearth, it combines the outdoor entertainment you want with the safety measures you need. When the sun goes down, your party can stay toasty all night long. Don't forget the s'mores!

To Buy: $213; walmart.com

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Close-up of Better Homes & Gardens cafe patio string lights with trees in the background photo

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Better Homes & Gardens LED Cafe String Lights

Boost the ambience of your dining space with these LED string lights. With industrial strength wire, watertight PVC sockets around each bulb, and low-wattage LED bulbs, they're both durable and energy efficient. String them around the gazebo to create an intimate atmosphere for your party guests.

To Buy: $30 (usually $35); walmart.com

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Dark blue-gray area rug with a cream geometric pattern photo

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Safavieh Geometric Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug

Pull your outdoor space together with a cozy patterned rug. Available in seven colors and 10 sizes, the perfect rug for your deck or patio is easy to find. It's designed to be extra durable and cleans up nicely, so it's ideal to use as an all-weather carpet.

To Buy: from $16; walmart.com

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Black heavy-duty charcoal grill with prep surfaces on both sides photo

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Dyna-Glo Heavy-Duty Charcoal Grill

Every good gathering calls for good food. This charcoal grill has everything you need to keep the party well-fed. With enough surface space to grill 30 hamburgers, along with an integrated warming rack and prep surfaces on both sides, it'll make any grillmaster feel at home.

To Buy: $223 (usually $283); walmart.com

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Navy blue and white geometric pattern pillow photo

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Simply Daisy Ikat Geometric Print Outdoor Pillow

Spruce up your space with these comfy outdoor pillows. They're the perfect size to cuddle up with, and they finish your patio furniture with flair. Available in six colors, you can even mix and match.

To Buy: from $16; walmart.com

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Teal ceramic garden stool with subtle geometric and stripe pattern photo

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Better Homes & Gardens Marina Ceramic Garden Stool

Do more with your space with this multi-use ceramic garden stool. Whether you purpose it as a side table, plant stand, or an extra seat, its sturdy ceramic can handle the job. Even when the weather turns cold, this stool looks gorgeous indoors and out.

To Buy: $48; walmart.com

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Better Homes & Gardens ceramic pot and stand in teal photo

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Better Homes & Gardens Marina Ceramic Pot and Stand

Add some greenery with this ceramic pot and stand. Made to match the garden stool above, it adds a pop of color for your next outdoor gathering. Since it comes with its own stand, there's no need to shop for extra accessories.

To Buy: $30; walmart.com

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