Banana Split Outdoor Party

A banana split outdoor party is the perfect way to kick off summer!

Outdoor table with party supplies on it.

I used to go to a family’s banana split party every summer and I can’t help but think that summer and banana splits go hand in hand!

I’m joining some talented blogger friends for the Styled and Set Summer Entertaining blog tour hosted by my friend Lory of Designthusiasm. Be sure to visit all the beautiful outdoor inspiration at the end of this post. If you are coming over from Janet’s beautiful home of Shabbyfufu, welcome!

Ice cream and bananas on outdoor patio table.

Hosting a banana split outdoor party is one of the easiest ways to throw a summer party. Kids and adults alike just love it! By setting everything up like a self-service station, guests can help themselves and get to have fun choosing their own toppings.

I moved the chairs away from my outdoor table so guests can walk up and make their own banana splits then grab a seat to dig in.

I added a Turkish towel down the middle of the table to use as a runner. It turned out to be very practical and pretty at the same time.

Ice tubs in a champagne bucket outside.

Keeping everything cold outside is essential and by using my champagne and drink buckets, it not only kept everything chilled but looked stylish at the same time.

For the large champagne bucket, I added iced and four small ice pints in different flavors. The ice cream is just stuck in between the pints of ice cream.

I filled a beverage holder with ice and added diced pineapple, strawberry sauce and chocolate sauce to enamelware cups and stuck it on the ice.

Party supplies on outdoor table.

 Just because it’s going outside, doesn’t mean it can’t be pretty. Use items you already have in your home to hold items.

A large circular cutting board holds a bucket with sauces, another champagne bucket with bananas, waffle bowls, a small crock filled with spoons and napkins. Corralling smaller items together and putting them on the cutting board, keeps everything at easy reach for your guests and makes for a pretty vignette.

And don’t forget to add whip cream, a bowl of sprinkles and some cherries to top off the banana split with.

This beautiful champagne bucket is from Madeline Bee Home Store.

Champagne bucket on table outside.
Sauces for banana split in beverage container outside.

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Ice cream party fixings on table outdoors.

Don’t you want to host a banana split outdoor party now?

Check out this short video on my banana split outdoor party:

Now be sure to pop over to the talented Ann of On Sutton Place to continue the tour.

Make sure to pin it for later!

Banana Split Outdoor Party poster.

Click in Case You Missed:

Bug Repellent Outdoor Centrepiece

Bug Repellent Outdoor Centrepiece poster.

Lavender Outdoor Summer Table

Lavender Outdoor Summer Table poster.

Monday’s posts:

Monday Summer 18

Maison de Cinq | Town n Country Living
Celebrating Everyday Life | Maison de Pax | Zevy Joy

Tuesday’s posts:

Tuesday Summer 18

Designthusiasm | Shabbyfufu
So Much Better With Age | On Sutton Place

Wednesday’s posts:

 Cedar Hill Farmhouse | My Soulful Home | Cotton Stem
Bless’er House | Taryn Whiteaker

Thursday’s posts:

StoneGable | CitrineLiving Life on Virginia Street
French Garden House | ZDesign at Home











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  1. What a fun and simple way to enjoy a summer day with friends, and who doesn’t like banana splits!

  2. Loved the post. Could you tell us what kind of paint was used on the concrete? Thank you. It is lovely.

  3. And now I want a banana split! What a fun way to kick off the summer 🙂 Thanks for sharing at our Merry Monday party – I’ll be featuring your banana split party this week.

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