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How To Host The Ultimate Father's Day BBQ

Published Date: Jun 7, 2019

Father’s Day is coming up and what better way to celebrate than to host an awesome barbecue for all the dads and father figures in your life!

Throwing together the ultimate backyard BBQ celebration is easier than you think. All you need is some great food, the perfect backyard set-up, great company and some fun games.

Start with a BBQ Breakfast

Kick off Father’s Day bright and early by cooking your dad his favorite breakfast. But put a spin on it by cheffing outdoors!

Morning may not seem like the most conventional time to BBQ, but grills actually have a lot of potential for delicious breakfast foods. Pancakes and eggs taste fantastic when made on a skillet on the grill. Just add some bacon and you’re set with a meal!

Breakfast at the outdoor kitchen also allows everyone to get outside and enjoy that cooler early morning weather in summer.

 If you’ve got the perfect BBQ island to entertain dad and your guests, you can keep the party going all day, making the breakfast simply the opening act for an even bigger party.

BBQ Dinner

One classic meal that's a hit with a lot of dads is steak, veggies and baked potatoes on the grill. A delicious grilled steak of his choice will make for the perfect Father’s Day entrée, and you can always keep dad’s favorite drinks chilling nearby as an added bonus. Yes, a beverage cooler makes a perfect Father's Day gift!

If you're looking for outdoor grilling recipes that are a bit more unique, we have a few ideas for recipes that pair well with wine and beer and are guaranteed to make dad's day.  

To really make the BBQ feel like a special dining experience, set up place settings at your outdoor bar or dining area. You can even take the fun one step further by turning on dad’s favorite sports game at your outdoor entertainment center!

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Backyard BBQ Games

To make things more interactive, have some fun activities and games planned so that you can have some friendly competition with your dad.

One classic game everyone can enjoy is cornhole on your paver patio. This is something that can really get everyone involved, no matter their age. Plus, if you have a bigger group you can play with teams.

Or, consider the fun that can be had with a giant Jenga set on your always well-manicured SP Turf lawn. If you haven’t played before, you’re definitely in for a treat! The oversized Jenga set adds a fun and comedic effect that everyone will enjoy as pieces come crashing down.

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In Summary

It's important to make special days like Father’s Day memorable, because the memories are something your whole family will enjoy for a lifetime. One of the best ways to do that is right in your own backyard.

Whether it's Father's Day or you just want to make the most of the summer season, these tips can help you put together your own ultimate backyard BBQ and enjoy some quality bonding time over great food and good times.

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