Bring The Vacation To Your Home With A Tropical-Themed Party

Bring The Vacation To Your Home With A Tropical-Themed Party

Not all of us will be going on vacation this summer, so let’s bring the tropics to your backyard instead!

Do the honors by inviting friends and family who won’t be splurging on a trip this year to your very own tropical-themed party. You can also host this party while watching the popular television show Lost, which is currently in its final season

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Tropical food is so diverse that you can serve anything from fruit, salads, salsa or even bread!

Tropical Fruit Salad
Pineapple Cheese Ball
Tropical Chicken Salad with Caramelized Walnuts and Coconut Shavings
Pina Colada Bread
Tropical Island Caramelized Pineapple Salsa

Main Courses
You won’t have to deal with too much prepping with these more simple tropical dishes.

Hawaiian Enchiladas

Tropical Tilapia
Hawaiian Pasta with Chicken and Pineapple
Tropical Shrimp Quesadillas
Hawaiian Chicken

Side Dishes
Slip into summer with a taste of these rice and veggie sides.

Island Couscous
Tropical Carrots
Tropical Sweet Potato Salad
Tropical Nut Rice
Island Sweet Potato Slaw

The best thing about these desserts? They’re all one of a kind!

Hawaiian Tropical Coconut Snow Balls
Island Banana Bread
Tropical Cheesecake
Pina Colada Muffins
Hawaiian Pineapple Bars


The colors on these drinks are blinding, but in a good way of course!

Tropical Kiwi Punch
Tropical Blended Ice
Key Lime Pie Martini
Tropical Milk Shakes

Presentation Pointers:

  1. Hold this party in your backyard. Set up floral decorations, and purchase leis for each guest. Make sure to place the lei on them as they enter your tropical paradise.
  2. Set up a CD player, boom box or any other music device and play reggae or other tropical music. Encourage your guests to dance and try the hula.  Give the best dancer a prize, like their very own tiki torch!
  3. After dinner, set up a few games. The first has to be limbo! Make sure the music is playing and watch and laugh as everyone tries to make it under that tricky stick. Designate another area of the backyard for horseshoes!

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Hawaiian Luau Party
Summer Pool Party
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