New Year’s Eve is one of the most awaited celebrations of the year. Of course, no New Year is complete without a New Year’s Eve party; beautiful and bright lights, food, music, people, and an ambiance of celebration. 

You can spend New Year’s Eve in a fancy restaurant, but inviting your friends and family to your house is a much better idea. This way, you’ll be able to spend the evening with people that matter to you the most. Before doing that, there is a list of things that you must look at to make your New Year’s Eve an epic hit. 

A study shows that people like outdoor celebration settings more than anything else. Even with the colder weather, you can have celebrations and parties that carry out into your backyard.

Revamping the Backyard

Every year there should be something new and unique about your party. Try something special this year by revamping your backyard. Change it into something more appealing and aesthetic with minimal designs and at affordable rates. 

You can take the help of a professional stonework business; they will work wonders for your backyard. New Year’s Eve is all about comfort—your revamped backyard with a new comfortable fireplace will add endless charm. A backyard fire pit’s warmth is welcoming on a cold New Year’s Eve night.

Couple of hands by the fire

Try your Hand at Exotic Drinks!

Mixing is not limited to just cocktails and juices; color mixing is a big part of a New Year’s Eve party. Try mixing colors that match your backyard design and overall theme. For example, as a foolproof approach, always mix red, white, gold, and blue colors in the drinks to match the confetti, ribbons, or any other décor you put up. These colors are lively and go well with a night of fireworks and celebrations. 

Fire Pit Fun 

New Year’s Eve is going to be a cold night. A fireplace in the backyard gives a more cozy and homey feel to your guests. So make sure your firepit is in perfect working condition. If not, now is the right time to seek a professional’s help with your outdoor firepit

Without a fireplace, your backyard will be too cold to enjoy. You can always add space heaters or chimneys to complement the warmth of your outdoor firepit.

Crackling fireplace

Set up a Photo Booth

New Year’s Eve is an unforgettable moment, so set up a photo booth to capture long-lasting memories of the night. It gives your guests an additional activity to do and saves these memories for the rest of the year. 

You can set this up near the landscaping, especially if you’ve just gotten a pro stonework business in your area to redo the whole yard. It will serve as the perfect backdrop for all your fun pictures!

Have a Karaoke Backyard Station

Nothing is too much when it comes to New Year’s Eve. Set up a karaoke station in your backyard. It’ll give your New Year’s Eve party a little more color and make the whole night way more fun. You can arrange the set-up in a way that everybody is surrounding the outdoor fireplace. This way, they’ll enjoy the show and participate enthusiastically. After all, who doesn’t sing and dance on New Year’s Eve?

Make Food in the Backyard

A party in the backyard of your house is a private and intimate thing—you can cook with your friends and family all around. Of course, you can utilize your fire pit in the backyard and make smores or kebabs. This way, you can comfortably entertain a large group of people in your backyard. If you don’t have one, get a local stonework business to install a fire pit. It’ll make New Year’s Eve more memorable, comfortable, enjoyable, and economical.

Get Creative on the Decor

Backyard parties are always in trend—but why not DIY a ball drop filled with candies and other savories for fun? Make a playlist, especially for the New Year’s Eve party and get a music system in your backyard to give it a soothing and party-like ambiance. You can add New Year banners, balloons, and cards.


So, give your backyard a classic and trendy revamp now. Find the perfect location for your fireplace, or get help from us at Stone Solutions Maine for fire features that will elevate your backyard and outdoor space.

We offer services including landscaping, patio, and driveway stone décorhardscapingstonewall and veneers, and much more in Maine and its surrounding areas. For further information, call us now or contact us online and get a free backyard fireplace/fire pit assessment today.