Tuesday, July 13, 2010

National Enjoy Your Deck Day -- July 24

July 24 is more than just a summer Saturday this year. It’s National Enjoy Your Deck Day!

There are lots of activities you can get in on to observe this special day like:
Nationwide celebration on Saturday, July 24 – encouraging people to enjoy their decks and spend time with family and friends
• Celebration includes a huge national deck party - host or attend a local deck party in your city at National-Enjoy-Your-Deck-Day
Numerous ways to celebrate with fun deck activities, game nights, themed deck parties, grilling and relaxing (see ideas below)
• Join the celebration, find fun tips and ideas, and enter to win your dream deck. Fiberon is giving away a free custom Fiberon Horizon Tropics composite deck, and helping throw the ultimate deck party.
• Include the Deck Party widget on your blog to help people find parties in their city (or host their own). The top 5 largest parties win $50 for food, drinks and party supplies! Get the widget code here.

Five Fun Ways to Enjoy Your Deck

Here are some other fun ways to enjoy your deck. Have more? Share them below!

Host a pet party - Invite your friends and their dogs over to beat the heat on the deck. Dog bowls and bones for the pooches and margaritas and kabobs for their owners.
Throw an ice cream social - Tell everyone to bring their favorite toppings and provide vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream to experiment with on your deck.
Family game night – Play your favorite board or card games with your family and have a best out of five contest.
Read and relax-Hang a hammock and grab the latest summer novel and spend some time unwinding while reading.
Get crafty-Outside is the perfect location to paint, sew, knit or start any other craft you’ve been wanting to try.


Leah said...

Sounds fun! guess I better build a deck :)

MonkeyGirl said...

Where on earth am I going to put a deck?? I already get slammed by MSD for the extraordinary amount of hardscape that I have!

Ty'sMommy said...

Oh yeah, I'm putting this one on my calendar!