Post your party pictures.

Perfect Menu Ideas to Set the Right Mood for Your Beach Party

Beach Party Menu
Planning a beach party menu is a piece of cake. Take a look at the following article for some helpful suggestions as to what you can include in your party menu...
Sheetal Mandora
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2017
For any party, the best thing a host/hostess could find is that their guests are having tons of fun, and enjoying the food. The satisfied, happy look on the guests' faces tells them that the party was a great success. But in order to reach that fulfilled moment, the entire journey has to be taken. Deciding what goes on the menu, how many people are attending, the age group, games, activities, and what not, all of it takes a lot of time and patience. But the most important element in your party will be the focus on food, because after everyone comes out of the water, they're going to be hogging on anything they can get their hands on. The food served at your summer beach party has to be off the hook. Whether the party is for kids, adults, or a mix, these suggestions will make the celebrations much more fun.
Food Ideas for Kids
These appetizers are delicious and genius (when it comes to kids and food). Take a look at the fun party foods you can include for your party.
  • Beef and Cheese Nachos
  • Caramel or Cheese Popcorn
  • Cheesy Deviled Eggs
  • Homemade French Fries
  • Mini Pizzas
  • Barbeque Chicken


As for main course, we have a list of kids' party food on a budget that all will enjoy. Remember, we're looking for fun foods, so keep the healthy stuff away (at least for this party menu).
  • Cheese, Beef, or Chicken Tacos
  • Cucumber Sandwiches
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
  • Hamburgers


Yummy...dessert time! This is the most fun and messy time at any party. Now if you are getting a little nervous with all these cheesy, calorie-filled foods, let's tone it down with the desserts. If you want, you can have some sugar free desserts for kids as well. Other than these, here are our recommendations.
  • S'mores
  • Chocolate Fondue
  • Trio Ice Cream
  • Cinnamon Scones
  • Chocolate Crescent Rolls


Well, the kids are going to need something to wash down all that food, right? Beverages for your kids' party menu ideas can be anything from smoothies to punch. Let's take a look at some summer drinks for kids.
  • Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie
  • Frozen Lemonade
  • Virgin Piña Colada
  • Tropical Fruit Punch
  • Shirley Temple
Food Ideas for Adults
With adults, you can choose to go either elegant or casual; the choice is yours. Here are some appetizers party food list.
  • Spanish Tortilla
  • Bruschetta
  • Old-fashioned Chili
  • Pork Spareribs
  • Chips and Mango Salsa


As for the entrée, there are tons of choices. You can keep the menu centralized to a particular theme or food like chicken, beef, or seafood.
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Chicken Burgers w/Mayonnaise
  • Sushi
  • Potatoes w/Cheese Fondue
Although the desserts mentioned in the kids' section is also acceptable for adults, we'll give you more choices for desserts.
  • Black and White Cookie
  • Chocolate Lava Cake
  • Chocolate Mousse Cake
  • Dark Chocolate Brownies


Last, but certainly not the least, drinks! Let's take a look at some awesome drinks for you.
  • Frozen Mango Margarita
  • Long Island Iced Tea
  • Mai Tai
  • Piña Colada
  • Jungle Juice
Happy three brothers eating pizza
Tasty sandwich
Strawberry and chocolate smoothies
Baby Back Ribs
Crispy Chicken Burger
Frozen mango margarita