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A Guide to Summer Patio Furniture for the 4th of July

Published by Sawyer Twain on Jun 20, 2022

It’s almost time for the 4th of July - and with it comes 4th of July entertaining! This can be a fun celebration to prepare for, but it can also be stressful if you don’t feel ready. To be confident in creating the best outdoor experience, you’ll want to start with your patio furniture. You may think you’re happy with your year-round patio essentials, but summertime get-togethers may make you want to take another look. This 4th of July, you deserve to celebrate in style and comfort among your outdoor setup, so check out our guide for essential summer patio furniture.

an outdoor dining table set with chairs

Consider Your Dream Patio

Before you can find the right summer patio furniture for you, you have to consider what you’re really looking for. First, ask yourself this question: how do you envision the perfect 4th of July evening? Family, food, fireworks, and fun - that’s the general order of the day, right? Let’s bring it to the next level with some perfect summertime patio essentials.

With the perfect ideal, you then have to move to reality, with considerations like budget, physical space, and, most importantly, expectations. Just because you have the money and space for a large gas grill doesn’t mean it’s the right choice for your family, so be honest with yourself about what you really want from your summer patio setup. No one’s summer patio furniture setup is exactly the same.

Once you have your ideal in your mind, you’ll be able to make clearer choices about what makes sense in your circumstances. People who have enough space are going to be able to have multiple different kinds of large furniture items, while patio areas that are more limited in space require a more specific level of prioritization.

Grab Some Outdoor Seating

The 4th of July is perfect for having fun in the sun and then watching the fireworks at night, but realistically, that means you’re looking at quite a few hours of celebration. That makes quality outdoor seating a patio essential for entertaining on this holiday.

You’ll want to invest in reliable chair  brands that will last well in all kinds of weather. Once you’ve settled on that, all you need to do is make sure you have enough seats to go around.

Your outdoor seating setup isn’t just about the chairs, of course. It’s fine to have chairs scattered through the yard, too, but you’re going to want some focal points, and usually that includes the right kind of  table. When your outdoor seating is a gathering area that’s inviting and comfortable, your patio, porch, and/or backyard is going to become the go-to destination this summer. That means you’ll get all the fun in the sun you want without having to pay a single penny for gas!

Get Your Grill On

One of the most traditionally vital summer patio furniture items is the grill, because let’s be honest, no 4th of July celebration is complete without firing up the grill. Even if you’re not having a traditional barbecue with hamburgers and hot dogs, you can still find a way to incorporate grilled specialties into your festivities.

Having the right grill among your summer patio furniture setup can make this party breezy and fun rather than frustrating or disappointing. There are plenty of different types of  BBQ grills; depending on your preference, you can get a gas grill or a charcoal grill, a stationary grill or a portable one. Don’t miss out on having a quality grill for the most important grilling event of the year.

a little girl running outdoors holding an American flag with patio chairs in the background

Play On, Game On

Remember earlier when you pictured that perfect 4th of July evening? There are probably a lot of games involved in that scene in your mind’s eye. Maybe you and your spouse are playing a low-stakes game of billiards with your in-laws, and while the teenagers are engrossed in a round of ping pong, the kids are running around playing tag. After all, 4th of July is a time to celebrate, and games are a huge part of any celebration.

If you need a nudge in the right direction, why not consider a nice outdoor pool table for some fun billiards? Or kick back and relax while the kids enjoy a round of basketball. No matter which outdoor game ideas your family pursues, they are sure to enhance your summer experience. The possibilities are endless with the right patio essentials.

Celebrate with Sawyer Twain

Now that you have a better idea of what summer patio furniture you’ll need for your Independence Day celebration, know that Sawyer Twain is here to help you up your summer experience with quality outdoor furniture. Let’s celebrate America together with free shipping anywhere in the country. Get in touch with us today for more details and specific help.