Girls’ Night Out(doors)

There is nothing better than getting together with your best gals for an evening of strong cocktails, yummy snacks, and entertaining games. We’re putting a summer spin on GNO with a night of fun on your front porch, back deck, or balcony with a view. Plan a memorable girls’ night out(doors) with our suggestions below!

The Scene

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Set the scene for your girls’ night with comfy outdoor seating, snacks and drinks, and a boardgame or two (we love this escape room boardgame)! Create a relaxing ambiance with a couple of candles and decorative lanterns so you can keep the party going as the sun sets and the stars come out. And if you’re looking to refresh your outdoor space, check out Kristy’s front porch makeover for some inspiration!

The Drinks

A spiked strawberry Arnold Palmer (half iced tea, half lemonade) is the perfect summer beverage to sip on with your besties. Add a little mint for an extra boost of refreshment and toast to good times with great people.


  • Vodka of choice
  • Strawberry lemonade
  • Iced tea (you can use sweetened or unsweetened)
  • Strawberries
  • Mint leaves


  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle strawberries and mint leaves
  • Add ice
  • Pour in equal amounts lemonade and iced tea
  • Add vodka and shake well
  • Pour mixture into glass over ice
  • Garnish with strawberry slices and mint leaves
  • Enjoy!!

The Snacks

A charcuterie board filled with Italian meats, savory cheeses, and crispy crackers is the ideal snack for girls’ night. Light bites pair perfectly with your cocktails or wine and are easy for everyone to enjoy!

Thanks for reading! What are some of your favorites for girls’ night? Let us know in the comments xo.

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