This list of Summer outdoor dining essentials will ensure you have everything necessary to enjoy eating alfresco.
It’s that time of year.
We’ve been cooped up inside because of the cold, snow, or rain, and now the weather is warming up.
And we can’t wait to be outside for as long as possible.
To just enjoy being outdoors.
There’s something about dining on your patio or deck that’s SO relaxing and enjoyable.
Whether with friends or family, this list of essential outside dining items will make your meal special.
9 Summer Outdoor Dining Essential Items
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1 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Outdoor Tablecloth
Let’s face it ~ rarely is your outdoor table super clean.
It’s outside, where there’s dust, pollen, and other debris that is constantly getting on it.
Of course, you need to wipe it down, but to ensure you’re eating on a clean surface, use an easily cleanable tablecloth.
This fun waterproof tablecloth has a zipper that makes it easy to use with your outdoor umbrella table.
And it’s available in rectangular or circular shapes, and other colors/patterns.
2 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Tablecloth Weights or Clips
Tablecloth weights are essential when dining outside.
When it’s windy, what better way to keep your tablecloth in place, and not blow away.
Plus, these tablecloth weights are cute and stylish.
3 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Outdoor Napkin Set
I love using cloth napkins, and believe in using them outdoors, too.
These super cute blue and white napkins are great for dining alfresco.
They’re stylish, machine washable, and stain resistant.
Bonus: there are matching placemats and tablecloths, too!
4 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Melamine Plates
When eating outside, using melamine plates is an outdoor dining essential.
You don’t want to risk dropping your breakable dishes as you’re going outside.
Plus there are SO MANY cute melamine plates to choose from!
These plates would look amazing with the napkins listed above.
5 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Insulated Wine Cups
It’s glorious sitting outdoors with a beverage in hand. But when it’s hot out, your drink can get warm too quickly.
That’s why these insulated wine cups are necessary for dining outside.
They help keep your beverage cool.
And since they’re plastic, there’s minimal chance of them breaking.
That’s a total win-win!
6 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Tabletop Fire Pit
Isn’t this tabletop fire pit the cutest!!
It’s absolutely essential for outdoor dining because it’s portable!
You can put it anywhere.
Not only is it attractive, but what a great way to roast marshmallows!
It even comes with marshmallow sticks and an extinguisher!!
7 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Utensil Caddy
I’m sure you have seen utensil caddies, but are any of them as cute and stylish as this one?
Seriously! It’s so sleek and pretty.
It makes me feel like I’m at the beach.
Gotta love an outdoor dining essential piece that’s attractive and functional!
8 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Food Covers
Food covers are an essential outdoor dining no-brainer.
There’s no better way to keep your food safe from those pesky flying bugs.
Plus they’re attractive.
And this set includes a large food cover for your bigger food trays.
9 ~ Outdoor Dining Essential: Umbrella Lights
When the sun goes down, and you don’t want to venture inside, turn on these umbrella lights.
They light up your space and make your umbrella super cute.
And they come with a remote control!
No outlet needed.
Definitely an outdoor dining essential!
I hope you have found this list of 9 Summer outdoor dining essentials useful.
Have a wonderful time dining alfresco!
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