Summer Party Must Haves

by Sage Hurley

Planning on hosting or attending a summer party? This items from local Ocean City stores are all you need for a successful night.

Good Eats

Tomato Pie is Bennie’s top-selling item for Night In Venice, so it’s sure to be a hit for your party. Cut it into small pieces for the perfect appetizer. Bennie’s Bread and Italian Market, 1159 Asbury

Decorate

Pick up a custom decorative display of fresh flowers for the perfect centerpiece. Spinning Wheel Florist, 858 Asbury

Feelin’ Hot

Whether it’s a hostess gift or used to flavor a home-cooked dinner, this mix and match hot sauce box is a great addition to the evening. Goodies Gone Wild, 932 Boardwalk

The Sweet Smell of The Bay

 Candles are a lovely hostess gift, especially when they are covered in tropical prints and smell amazing. Islander, 920 Boardwalk

Shake It

 Keep the beachy vibes going while enjoying a night on the bay with nautical salt and pepper shakers. Islander, 920 Boardwalk

Serve it up

  Appetizers are best served on a New Jersey shaped serving board. She’z The Boss, 810 Asbury

Cleaning Up Nicely

 Spillage is inevitable. Clean up in style with festive cocktail napkins.  She’z The Boss, 810 Asbury

Eating Essentials

 Food will be eaten and drinks will be had during your fab party. Make sure to have Ocean City engraved coasters, crab hammers, and bottle openers on hand! Salty Seahorse, 714 Asbury

Wine and Dine

 Sometimes the best thing you can bring to a party is found in a wine caddy. Flying Carp Gift Gallery, 813 Asbury

Thank You

After spending time with friends and family, and celebrating Ocean City, remind your lovely host how much they mean to you with an adorable handmade thank you card. Flying Carp Gift Gallery, 813 Asbury