How to make Patio Day a success

We've got some great tips to help you raise much needed funds for Cancer Council. We also want your Patio Day to be fun and stress-free, so we’ve pulled together some top tips to help you with your planning: 

Preheat with a little preparation

Make a simple list of what you need to do to get your invites out in plenty of time. To make it easy, ask people to bring a plate to share.

Add a dash of Inspiration

Think up some fun activities, or dream up a theme. People love a good time for a great cause, so do stuff they can get involved in.

Sizzle and serve up something Yum

from an intimate catch up in your backyard right through to a delicious degustationor follow a recipe or two from here.

Drizzle on some decorations

Nothing says ‘FUN’ like a few decorations. Dress up your patio with the table cards and coasters in your Host Kit. You may also like to follow a few style tips from Stratco

Spread the Word

Set up a Facebook event for National Patio Day.  Post pictures of your event to your social media pages using the hashtag #NationalPatioDaythere’s prizes to win!

Staying safe in the sun

If UV levels reach 3 or above on your National Patio Day it is important that you and your guests are protected. Staying in the shade under your patio is a perfect way to stay safe from the sun, but don’t forget to also slip on protective clothing, slop on sunscreen, slap on a broad brimmed hat and slide on sunglasses to give you and your guest’s maximum protection from damaging UV.