The Best Backyard Graduation Party Ideas
Graduation parties often take place in a backyard. Use these Backyard Graduation Party Ideas to pull off a successful grad party. Plus find additional graduation party planning ideas using the Ultimate Graduation Party Ideas Planning Guide.
P.S. Looking for grad gift ideas? Check out The Best Graduation Gifts To Give.
Backyard Graduation Party Decorations
Take your grad party to the next level using some of these backyard graduation party decorations in every school color – party pinwheels, banners, balloons, tablecloths, plates, napkins and plasticware. Find it all here!
Yard signs and photo banners of the graduate from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Chalkboard welcome signs and table signs.
Create a magical backyard party experience using string lighting, candles and lanterns for a warm party glow.
Graduation Party Food Station Ideas:
Make life easy on yourself by setting up a couple of food stations or food bars for guests to help themselves.
- Graduation Charcuterie Board
- Hot Dog Station with all the Toppings
- Taco Bar and Toppings
- Pizza Station
- Pasta Bar
- Build Your Own Nacho Bar
- Hamburger Bar and Toppings
- Fruit Charcuterie Board & Veggie Bar
- Salad Bar
- BBQ Charcuterie Board
- French Fry Bar with Toppings
- Graduation Party Desserts
- S’mores Charcuterie Board
- Drink Station
- Popcorn Bar with Toppings
- Candy Bar
Backyard Graduation Party Ideas
Use these backyard party ideas to compliment the style of your child, to celebrate who they are, and to wish them the best as they move on to the next chapter in their lives!
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Backyard Graduation Party Ideas
Host the ultimate grad party with these awesome backyard graduation party ideas!
Chic Backyard Graduation Party
Welcome guests to the grad party with a chalkboard sign! Chalkboard signs can also be displayed near buffet food tables, dessert tables, gift tables or near the yard games.
Backyard Entertaining + Outdoor Drink Station Idea
Create an attractive drink station for guests using beverage containers of premade drinks. Include any garnishes and buckets of ice so you don't need to tend to guests' needs for drinks.
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These graduation party printable decorations are fun to use. Create the ultimate graduation party using these graduation party printables to decorate the party! Includes a grad banner, signs, table centerpieces, candy bar signs and more!
Create the ultimate backyard light using these string light poles. They are not only great for your grad party but to use for all your backyard parties.
Outdoor String Lights - 100ft Outdoor Lighting for backyard parties. Use these string lights on the poles above to create magical outdoor lighting.
Ultimate Hot Dog Bar Ideas for a Party
A hot dog or hamburger bar is the perfect way for guests to help themselves to a wonderful backyard meal. Create a fun display and include side dishes on the table as well!
Graduation Candy Labels Graduation Party Decor Grad Candy
Create the ultimate graduation party candy bar with these clever printable signs! Includes fun candy signs like Class Rings, Bood Worms and oFISHally Graduated.
Create a walking taco bar for your next celebration!
No matter what sporting event you attend in high school there are always walking tacos to get from the concession stands. What could be more perfect to serve at a graduation party than creating a walking taco bar!
Pool Float Pool Decoration Floating Prop Letters Saying per | Etsy
Do you have a backyard pool? Create the ultimate graduation pool sign using these giant floating letters - love this idea!
A Spirited Graduation Party
Graduation party tents are almost a necessity for a graduation party. The weather can be unpredictable and you may need it in case of rain or to keep guests out of intense sunlight on a hot day. Decorate with balloons or paper lanterns in school colors for a festive atmosphere!
Nothing says summer graduation parties other than a pretty fruit and veggie bar for guests to enjoy! A great option over the traditional fruit salad.
Custom Congrats Graduation Banner Graduation Banner
This graduation banner can be used to create a dessert buffet backdrop, hang along a fence or hang from the patio roof!
PRINTABLE Graduation Sanitizing Station Sign
Near the food tables create a hand sanitizer station so guests can sanitize their hands before helping themselves to the buffet items.
These giant yard games are perfect to entertain guests of all ages at a backyard graduation party!
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Great ideas! We are looking at hosting our son’s party in the backyard.