The May Hot List: Essential Features for Upscale Outdoor Parties

Hot List, Outdoor Entertainment

As any experienced host knows, the magic is in the details. It’s the details that take your parties to the next level and keep your guests talking about them long after everyone’s gone home.

And at BPI Outdoor Living, unforgettable outdoor events are our speciality. We design and build upscale outdoor living spaces for entertaining. So get inspired with our list of the hottest must-have features for legendary summer parties curated just for you.

Built-In Beer Dispenser

Good times, on tap. This built-in beer dispenser from Twin Eagles holds half and quarter kegs, and you can choose from one or two taps.


Man Pouring Beer from a Built-In Dispenser


Cocktail Rail

Bring the bar to your backyard. Cocktail rails from Trex are wide deck board placed on your railing, so no one is ever too far from their drink.


Trex cocktail rail with two cocktails resting on the rail, BPI May Hot List 2023

Masonry gallery of cocktail railing inspiration from BPI's May Hotlist


Outdoor Speakers

A great party demands an epic soundtrack. Choose built-in outdoor sound systems from Sonos or Origin Acoustics for crystal-clear audio that your guests can hear from every corner of your space.


Outdoor Speaker in flowers from Origin Acoustics, from the BPI May Hot List


Mood Lighting

Create the ambiance you want and keep the party going long after the sun sets with thoughtful custom lighting from Unique Lighting Systems.


BPI May Hotlist Item, Outdoor lighting surrounding a pool at twilight for upscale outdoor parties

See something you can’t spend another summer without? Book a design consultation with our team at BPI Outdoor Living to start creating the party spot your friends, family, and neighbors will never stop talking about.

Group photo of BPI team

Get started on your outdoor transformation  today. Connect with one of our designers.

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