Items: 0

Recently added item(s)

You have no items in your shopping cart.

Party Supply Menu

FREE Shipping
Orders $69+
use code: FREESHIP69

Windy City Novelties Top 10: Top 10 Summer BBQ Accessories

Summer is the time for barbeques and Windy City Novelties has all the accessories you will need for a successful cookout

Party Decorating & Planning Ideas Summer Party Ideas 4th of July Party Ideas

Windy City Novelties Top 10: Top 10 Summer BBQ Accessories

June 23, 2013

Summertime is barbeque season!  Whether you’re hosting a pig roast for 100 of your closest friends or cooking out on the grill for the family on a Friday night, the grill plays a big part in your summer menu.  And with the help of these top ten summer BBQ essentials, your barbequing experience will be just a little be easier and a lot more fun thanks to Windy City Novelties! 

10.) Protect your table from greasy dribbles and drips with a bright and bold plastic tablecloth like this green plastic tableclothA great way to ensure an easy cleanup after you’ve finished licking that barbeque goodness off your fingers and an easy way to keep your table free of stains and spills, these plastic tablecloths add a pop of summertime color to any decor! 

9.) Along with protecting your table, you’ll want to protect your clothes from the grease and grime, and what better way than with a fun and functional BBQ bib?  These 15” x 20” plastic BBQ bibs feature a cute BBQ design that will fit right in with the party menu while keeping your favorite t-shirt clean and cisp! 

8.) When you’re enjoying your BBQ outdoors in the summer sun, protect your food from uninvited critters with fabric food covers that will keep the bugs out.  Each pack of bright and pretty mesh food covers comes with 3 covers that will keep your food fresh and bug-free all afternoon long! 

7.) Stock our clear sectional food tray with everything from garnishes and condiments to chips and dips.  Fill the center section with dip and the outer six sections with fresh veggies or chips or stock this clear tray with ice cubes, olives, lemon wedges, and other drink essentials.  A useful tool that will match any party decor, this sectional food tray will come in handy for any event! 

6.) Invite the gang to join you in enjoying the BBQ goodness with personalized Let’s Cookout! invitationsWith the cute red and white checkered design and grill accent, these invitations will let your guests know they’re in for a great-and great-tasting-time!  Fully customizable with your choice of twenty-four ink colors and twelve font styles, these personalized invitations will come with all your party details preprinted on high-quality cardstock, leaving you with plenty of time to focus on menu planning and other party details! 

5.) Our Western BBQ custom banner is the perfect way to spread the word about your event.  Whether you’re planning a community rib roast or want to point the way to the family reunion, this custom banner is sure to catch the eye of anyone who happens to be passing by! 

4.) These red bandana plates will serve up your burgers and brats in style!  Fitting in perfectly with the BBQ theme, these 7” plates will look great at backyard BBQs and will ensure your food looks as good as it tastes! 

3.) While you’re cooking up a storm at the grill, be sure you’re looking good at the same time by wearing our fun Hot Dog Hat!    Your guests will think it’s a hoot that you’re wearing this hat and it will bring a smile to anyone’s face.  Just be sure the chef is ready for the compliments they’re sure to get thanks to this adorable hat featuring a hot dog complete with bun, ketchup and mustard! 

2.) Keep the kids amused while the grill is going with the help of these 2” hamburger yo-yos!  The perfect toy for any meat-loving kid or kid-at-heart, these toys come in packs of twelve and will make great party favors.  So give them a spin and show those kids all the tricks you mastered when you were their age! 

1.) Everyone will want to chase those tasty ribs or delicious dogs down with a cold drink so give those cocktails a festive look by serving them in 12 ounce glow tumblers!  Available in 7 colors, these glow tumblers will ensure everyone can find their drinks long after the sun goes down, which means the BBQ fun can last all night long, as long as you can keep the charcoal warm and s’mores fixin’s  coming! 

For tips, questions, help planning an event or for recipe and craft ideas, email our party experts at for your personal party planner!