5 Must-Haves For Hosting A Perfect Outdoor Event

The sun is shining and our beautiful outdoor courtyard is the perfect place to be this season! From outdoor wedding ceremonies, to al fresco happy hours, the courtyard offers a unique backdrop for all types of celebrations. Read on for our 5 must-haves for hosting the perfect outdoor event.

LEARN MORE: Contact our team to learn more about hosting your own courtyard celebration at The Hutton House. And be sure to ask about our Cocktails in the Courtyard rental package, including complimentary Signature Sips, yard games, cafe lighting and more – everything you need to create the perfect outdoor ambience! Available to new clients who book an event for the months of April – October, 2024.

Host the perfect outdoor event at The Hutton House

Image by Matt Lien Photography

All About the Ambience

Nestled in beautiful and private surroundings, guests will enjoy the feel of a luxury urban oasis the moment they step into the courtyard at The Hutton House. Our overhead café lighting and bluestone firepit create the perfect outdoor ambience for a one-of-a-kind cocktail hour. A curated playlist from our outdoor speakers is also an easy way to add to the event atmosphere.

Add the perfect ambience to your outdoor event with our overhead cafe lights, bluestone firepit and outdoor sound system.

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Courtyard Cocktails

Our mobile bar is an excellent accessory to any courtyard celebration! Dress up the mobile bar with vinyl decals featuring your event brand or wedding theme for a fun custom touch. And be sure to visit our recent blog post for a few of our favorite Signature Sip ideas to offer your guests the perfect courtyard cocktails.

Images by Kokal Photography & Moji Media

Easy To Eat Snacks

What better pairing for an outdoor event and courtyard cocktails, than easy to eat snacks. Consider our Catering Partners for specialty menu items such as these snack size sliders from our friends at D’Amico, or personal charcuterie boxes from our partners at Fork & Flair. Visit our list of Recommended Vendors for a few fun and interactive dessert cart options, like Honey & Milk Ice Cream Sandwiches.

Images by Kokal Photography, Shane Long Photography & Matt Lien Photography

Yard Games

Yard games are the ideal courtyard entertainment! Bring in your own personal favorites, featuring your company logo or wedding monogram. Or choose from our selection of Giant Jenga, Bocce Ball, Bean Bag Toss and Connect Four. Contact our team for more information and pricing for these fun courtyard add-ons.

Images by Half Acre House & Kokal Photography

A Weather Plan

Last, but certainly not least, a back-up weather plan is an important piece to consider for hosting a stress-free outdoor event. With our gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces available, and a seamless flow between the two, HH clients can rest assured they will have a beautiful backdrop for their event, no matter the event-day weather!

With beautiful indoor and outdoor event spaces available, our clients can rest assured they will have a beautiful backdrop no matter the weather.

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  1. Nicki says:

    Such great tips! The HH courtyard is a beautiful location for an outdoor event.

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