10 Outdoor Essentials to Host the Perfect Patio Party

Brown wicker Better Homes & Gardens Avila Beach Sectional on a patio photo

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Better Homes & Gardens® Avila Beach Sectional

Get cozy on the patio with this four-piece outdoor sectional. Made of durable all-weather wicker, it offers a comfortable seating area for large parties and an ottoman that can double as either a coffee table or extra seating. With fade-resistant cushions, this set will look fresh and inviting season after season.

Buy It! $620; walmart.com

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Blue and white diamond-patterned Better Homes & Gardens indoor/outdoor rug photo

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Better Homes & Gardens® Chambray Diamonds Indoor/Outdoor Rug

Guests can feel free to take off their shoes and get comfortable on this area rug that can be used both indoors and outdoors. It'll give feet a softer landing than concrete or hardwood patios that often fluctuate from hot to cold temperatures based on the weather. And in a soothing yet bold blue geometric pattern, it's a statement piece that'll tie any space together.

Buy It! from $81; walmart.com

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Silver galvanized steel beverage tub with bottles of beer and wine inside on a stand photo

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Personalized Beverage Tub

Serve up some refreshing beverages during your next outdoor soiree with this rust-proof galvanized steel beverage tub and durable aluminum stand. Simply fill it with ice and drop in your favorite drinks to keep them cool for the entire length of the party—no bartending needed. It even comes with the option of personalization, so you can memorialize your drink station in a thoughtful way.

Buy It! $49; walmart.com

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Brown Hiland Decorative Fire Pit with drinks and snacks around the rim photo

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Hiland Decorative Fire Pit

Stay warm on those chilly summer nights with this easy-to-use fire pit. A perfect rustic centerpiece for your patio, it offers plenty of space around the rim to set drinks and snacks in lieu of a coffee table. With a bronze finish covering the sides to hide an unsightly propane tank, you can start up the fire with just a press of the button — and start a conversation about how cool this appliance is, too.

Buy It! $274; walmart.com

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Brown and silver chevron-patterned MoDRN braided lumbar outdoor throw pillow photo

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MoDRN Braided Lumbar Outdoor Throw Pillow

Spruce up your patio space with one — or three — of these stylish throw pillows. With a modern braided chevron texture and lumbar-supporting shape, it's both functional and cute. What's more, the durable polyester material will stand up to outdoor wear and tear for many seasons to come.

Buy It! $35; walmart.com

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Aqua blue Safavieh Liana Garden Stool photo

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Safavieh Liana Garden Stool

Whether you use it as a plant stand, footrest, stool, or drink table, this multi-purpose piece can stand up to nearly any task. With an aqua-colored glaze that'll add a contemporary touch of style to your patio, it's made with a durable frame that's extra sturdy. And if blue doesn't fit in with your other decor, you can opt for this garden stool in bright orange or plated silver instead.

Buy It! from $72; walmart.com

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Black and silver Char-Broil four-burner gas grill from Walmart photo

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Char-Broil Performance Four-Burner Gas Grill

Treat your guests to an outdoor BBQ with this affordable gas grill. From trusted grilling brand Char-Broil, it features four burners and 475 square inches of cooking space over porcelain-coated grates. It also includes a handyside burner that's perfect for cooking up side dishes while you're grilling the main course. An electronic igniter and lid-mounted temperature gauge add to this grill's high-tech status.

Buy It! $240; walmart.com

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Brown Mainstays Collinsport Cantilever Patio Umbrella from Walmart photo

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Mainstays Collinsport Cantilever Umbrella

Get some shade while you're relaxing outside with this easy-to-use patio umbrella. Simply use the crank to open up the canopy, and crank it back down when you're done. The adjustable construction of the umbrella allows you to create shade wherever you want it as the sun moves throughout the day. And with a fade-resistant, UV-resistant canopy and durable steel frame, it's made to last for seasons to come.

Buy It! $90; walmart.com

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Tall, thin brown Better Homes & Gardens Outdoor Lanterns with candles inside photo

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Better Homes & Gardens® Outdoor Lantern

Add a peaceful ambience to your space with these powder-coated steel outdoor lanterns. Indoors or out, they'll add a stylish statement, and the hooks on top mean they can be hung or set flat on the ground. Available in three sizes (sold separately), they're perfect alone or in a cluster to add to the romantic vibe.

Buy It! from $19; walmart.com

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Globe string lights with a warm white hue photo

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Gerson String Light Set

Keep the party going well into the night with these pretty string lights. They deliver extra light in a cozy yellow color thanks to 20 glass bulbs on a 19-foot cord. String them above your patio, across the trees in the backyard, or along the umbrellas canopy to impress your guests with an intimate vibe. The set uses electric power, so all you have to do is plug them in and enjoy the party.

Buy It! $26; walmart.com

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