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12 Insanely Fun Backyard BBQ Graduation Party Ideas You’ll Want To Copy

These are some of the things you need for your BBQ grad party cookout, and we intend to give a list of them in this guide.
12 Insanely Fun Backyard BBQ Graduation Party Ideas You’ll Want To Copy

Do you want to throw the best graduation party ever, and you intend to do it with a backyard BBQ party?

Throwing a special themed party is one of the fun ways to celebrate your graduation, it makes your graduation party stand out, and everyone who attends will always have lovely memories to remember fondly.

A backyard BBQ graduation party is a really lovely idea, and you and your guests are surely going to love it and have so much fun, who doesn’t love food? especially barbecue?

There are so many ways to make a BBQ cookout incredibly delicious, with barbecue sauces, grilling recipes, desserts, barbecue side dishes, and so on. 

These are some of the things you need for your BBQ grad party cookout, and we intend to give a list of them in this guide.

BBQ graduation party Ideas


12 Insanely Fun Backyard BBQ Graduation Party Ideas You’ll Want To Copy


1. Set Up A Tent, Chairs & Table 

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When setting up your backyard BBQ grad party, you have to set up a tent in case it is sunny outside and with a nice table and chairs where guests can sit for the party. 

It could be a long tent, table & chairs, or a few smaller tables and chairs.


2. Set Up A Graduation Banner Backdrop

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You have to get the grad party organized, these are pretty much some of the first things you need to set up, the tent, table and chairs, and now the graduation banner, with a lovely glittering backdrop, with colorful balloons. 

A spit where the graduate and his friends can take lovely pictures.


3. Gourmet Hotdogs Recipe Cards

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To make your BBQ grad party seem more formal and fancy, you can print out toppings for your guests to try.

Get some recipe inspiration online, type and print them out, then make copies and have them at every table or hang them from a cloth line so everyone can have access to them.


4. BBQ S’mores Bar

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To create your own s’mores tray bar, you would need a container that you can organize the display, and what better container to use than a drawer divider? 

It is a nice way to separate the items and allow guests to easily grab their treats to enjoy at the party. 

A nice barbecue side dish.


5. Silicone Cupcake Tray

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Having sweet treats at your barbecue party is a lovely idea, make it movable, and available on every table at the party. 

Use a silicone cupcake tray cupcakes on every table for delicious appetizers while the main meal is being prepared. 

A metal cupcake tray will react with tomatoes, mayo, mustard, ketchup and so on which can give an off-taste.


6. BBQ Corn On The Cob

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Corns make a lovely side dish or appetizer in a barbecue cookout, so consider having, boiled corn or grilled corn on skewers at your BBQ graduation party.

Guests can easily grab the corn and eat it, serve it before the main meal, or as a side dish of the barbecue.


7. BBQ Chicken Skewers

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When throwing a BBQ graduation party, you can make these lovely barbecue chicken skewers your main meal, or just one of them. 

It is easy to make and gets ready quickly like in 40 minutes, all you need to prepare this is, Chicken pieces, BBQ seasoning, skewers, chopped onions, chopped cucumber, and chopped peppers.

Read: 14 Mouth-watering Meat Recipe Ideas To Try


8. Laua Party Veggie Tray

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Some guests might want more healthier meals, like side dishes, or appetizers before the main meal, so give them this colorful veggie platter. 

You can also use it to make a nice colorful centerpiece for your BBQ grad party tables, an edible centerpiece, pretty nice right?

Prepare the veggies with cucumber, carrots, tomatoes, and red globes.


9. BBQ Table Decorations

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To fully incorporate your graduation party in the barbecue mood, set up your party tables with barbecue décor.

A gingham tablecloth is perfect for a barbecue party, set bottled water with gingham design labels on the body on every table, then 3 step trays of different BBQ sauces, like chili, chow chow, onion, hot pepper, banana peppers, and so on, arrange mustard and ketchup, and drinks on each table as well. 


10. BBQ Floral Centerpiece 

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A pretty centerpiece perfect for a backyard graduation BBQ party. 

Very easy to set up, and you can even do it yourself easily, get a clear Mason jar or vase, get some nice white cherry flowers, burlap, and gingham ribbon to tie around the burlap that is placed around the Mason jar. 

Put the flowers in the jar, then place the jar on the burlap on the table and your centerpiece is ready. Do this for every table available at the party.


11. Decorate With BBQ Themed Balloons

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You can easily order lots of BBQ-themed balloons to use to decorate your backyard for your BBQ graduation party. 

Get as many as possible, and place them everywhere at the party, to help bring out the barbecue theme of the party. 

You can even attach some to the tables where the guests would sit.


12. Grilled BBQ Ribs

 


 


You can’t have a BBQ party without the main course of the party, that is the grilled barbecue ribs. 

When you tell some of your guests that you are having a BBQ grad party, we are sure a lot of them would mostly show up for the grilled barbecue ribs. 

You can serve it with grilled corn, or with grilled chicken, or both if you like, either way, your guests are going to love it.


Conclusion

We all love to barbecue, and BBQ parties, and a BBQ graduation party is sure to get everyone excited and interested, it is a very uncommon special-themed grad party idea.

There are lots of things to do when throwing a BBQ grad party, not much on the decorations but a lot on the food side. 

Like grilled skewered chicken, grilled or boiled skewered corn, hotdogs, different types of BBQ sauce, and so on.

We hope this list of 12 backyard BBQ graduation party ideas has been able to help you with the items needed to create your own lovely backyard BBQ grad party.

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