We’re all in agreement: there are few things better than summertime dining. That feeling of being under the stars with good company at a beautiful table is one that we’d like to replicate as much as possible. And because we’re all staying home this summer, these kinds of gatherings are filling up our calendars. So whether you’re serving up a family meal in the backyard or hosting an intimate al fresco gathering, it’s time to refresh your tablescape to match the occasion. We did the work for you and outlined a few of our favorite things to create a summer table that you’ll never want to leave. So, keep scrolling for the mgd outdoor dining must-haves! Bon Appétit!
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4 / Give us all of the serving boards (especially if they have cheese on them!)
5 / The light, earthy tones of these handmade ceramic plates give us beachy feels while being at home.
6 / Anyone else all about a summertime silverware swap? We love this set.
7 / In the spirit of lengthy dinners — we love placing a candle or two on the table for when the light dims.
8 / When it comes to outdoor dining must-haves, sign us up for all things seagrass.
9 / These ribbed highball glasses are perfect for serving water or a cold cocktail. They’re simple, chic, and just the right amount of fancy.
10 / No table is complete without a vase full of fresh blooms!
11 / This handloomed table runner is the just the right amount of neutral.
12 / Twinkly lights can turn any backyard into an oasis, right!?
We hope this al fresco dining roundup has you ready to start entertaining again, ASAP! Head to our affiliate shop to find more outdoor must-haves, and let us know in the comments what you want to see next!