After a long day hanging out on the lake or hitting the trails, there’s nothing better than curling up to a cozy night around the big screen with tasty snacks and cabin classics. This summer, take movie night to the next level with an al fresco screening of your cabin crew’s favorite flicks. Here’s how to achieve the perfect setup.
*All products featured are selected by our editors. When you make a purchase through a qualifying link, we may earn a commission via affiliate programs with Amazon.com and other retailers.
(P.s.! A little creativity can turn a white sheet into a quick-and-easy DIY screen.)
All Kinds of Cords
Don’t forget the nuts and bolts of your setup! You’ll likely need a few extension cords, and depending on what device you’ll be playing the actual movie from (streaming on a laptop, phone, or using a dvd) you may need a HDMI cable and/or adapter.
The Fun Stuff
Blankets and Rugs
Lay out big beach towels or picnic blankets for everyone to spread out on. Go classic with a checkered picnic blanket or add some frills with a striped round beach blanket.
The Perfect Place to Lounge
An inflatable lounger air sofa is easy equally easy to store and inflate. No pump required, simply wave through the air to fill. Shop here: Amazon.com
These pillows are outdoor-friendly and come with the insert. Prop them up on your cabin's porch until the next movie night. Shop here: Wayfair.com
Bucket of Beverages
Get creative with your cooler, and stash bottles and cans in a galvanized metal planter filled with ice.
Prevent spills and breaks with these lidded wine tumblers and on-theme shatterproof bear glasses.
Keep bugs at bay all through the evening with citronella candles that boast the added benefit of boosting the outdoor ambiance. Shop it here: Wayfair.com