It’s beginning to feel a lot like SUMMER! And after a long winter, one of the most exciting things about summer are the backyard parties!
Whether you’re hosting a family barbecue, children’s birthday party or adult dinner party we have put together a guide to help make planning a breeze!
From the food to the sweets, entertainment, decor and even the yard prep beforehand, scroll down for a curated list of local businesses that can help make your event beautiful, fun and delicious!
Marcia Selden Catering
Their savvy squad of culinary gurus and party perfectors will help you create a custom-designed menu that is sure to have your guests asking for more! Kick off the summer with a party where you’ll be a guest in your own home and leave the details, service and yum to them!
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taco’bout the perfect keepsake for tiny taco fans—the new bartaco lunch box was made with bartaco families in mind.
kids (and parents!) love the bartaco illustrated design, and our custom sticker sheet lets your kid bring their lunch box to life. order it individually, or with a kids tray included: 1 taco of choice, cheese quesadilla and chips + kid’s guacamole.
Since 2016, Owner & Executive Shef, Tori Brown of Breakfast Belle has been serving Connecticut with southern style eats and more; serving many corporations and featured on Good Morning America and News12CT. Shef Tori created Bamma Fish Fry Seafood Cornmeal Seasoning and Bamma Hot Sauce, that are sold in local stores and online on her website www.breakfastbelle.com.
Not only does Breakfast Belle offer an authentic southern-soul style menu, but also a variety of mouth watering dishes and small bites that are sure to please any palate.
Seaside Sliders by Mr. Frostys
At Seaside Sliders, each delectable little bun is host to a little burger patty, made of all natural grass fed beef. They’ve also got pulled pork, chicken, lobster, Copp’s Island oysters and even miniaturized meatball subs on this roster full of original recipe sliders. And that’s not all. Seaside Sliders specializes in specialty small bites too, with shrimp & mango ceviche, caprese skewers, & philly steak spring rolls, just to name a few.
Really, this isn’t like a food truck at all. It’s fine dining on four wheels, and Seaside Sliders is available to bring it all to your next party or event. Book ’em to find out just how accommodating they can be, customizing the menu to fit you and your guest’s every need. You need these sliders. They really are that good. Available to service up to 350 guests!
Bella’s Sweet Treats
From cake to cupcakes and macarons, Bella’s Sweet Treats has the ingredients to make dessert delicious at your backyard party!
Alison was a retail manager for 23 years, until COVID and then found herself without a job and a passion she wanted to turn into a business! She’s been baking for years on the side but made the big leap to open her own business. And here you have Bella’s Sweet Treats named after her daughter Anabella and her mother.
Crazy Confections by Andrena
Choose from cookie kit themes that include cookout, birthday and summer assortments.
After spending time over the hot grill, kick up your heels and bring some excitement to your next backyard BBQ with the Kona Entertainment Vehicle. The tropical shaved ice is certainly a crowd pleaser.
Kids love the klassic flavors like blue raspberry and watermelon. Not feeling like a little kid? Adults will be satiated by the Krafted flavors such as Lavender Lemonade and Blackberry Mojito that are geared to a more sophisticated palate.
Kona is allergen friendly and offers dye and sugar free options so everyone will be able to chill out with a refreshing Kona Ice!
Little Lotta Love Happy Hearts
Little Lotta Love is made to make people feel loved. Whether it’s as a dessert, gift or party favor, every single product is created with lots of love and passion and also according to the highest quality standards.
Every heart is made with a fine nougat filling and covered with delicious chocolate. It’s a bit like a whole box of chocolates – just in one beautifully decorated heart!
Contact email@example.com if you have any ideas or questions for your personal and unique Happy Heart.
Faces by Wells
Faces by Wells only use only FDA compliant products and is fully insured.
Whether you’re looking to rent a bounce house or water slide, they have everything you need to throw the ultimate event. They are dedicated to providing our customers with properly cleaned and sanitized rentals each and every time.
Luna & Charlie Events
Luna & Charlie is a Fairfield County based event planning company that transforms life’s special moments into meaningful stories.
They dream with their clients to create unique, unforgettable events they can fully savor while we worry about the stressful stuff.
Now that graduation season is here… say CONGRATS to your grad in a special way! Celebrate your senior with a banner to let the neighborhood know how proud you are and car magnets to let everyone else know how great your kid is.
Classic Graphics is local so you don’t have to worry about shipping delays! They guarantee you’ll have what you need to celebrate your grad.
Celebrate a special moment in your backyard with flowers!
JBella Favors is introducing a Summer Collection that are perfect whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner or a gathering outdoors.
To create your own color palette, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Place your order two weeks prior to an event.
THE COZY FOOD FEED COCKTAIL RECIPES!
Slightly Smoky Summer Margarita
Ingredients for 2:
- Add tequila, mezcal, fresh lime juice, agave and cointreau to a mixing shaker over plenty of ice.
- Shake for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
- Pour and serve!
- For an extra kick, muddle a slice of jalapeno in the glass before pouring. Garnish with fresh lime and another slice of jalapeno!
Fresh Blood Orange Margarita
Ingredients for 2:
- Add all ingredients on ice to a mixer and shake for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
- Garnish with your favorite ingredients, like lime, fresh blood orange, and chili lime salt!
- Enjoy with your favorite snacks!
CLM Organic Tick Control
CLM has organic tick treatment that is safe for kids and pets, while reducing the pest insect population in your lawn. Lyme disease can seriously affect the lives of your loved ones, which is why we’re dedicated to making sure the job is done thoroughly and properly.
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