5 Food-Themed Float Parties Anyone Can Throw

The pool floats have spoken in favor of the foodies.

This summer, your favorite food may be the only thing that keeps you afloat. What’s new, right? Chocolate always gets me through! Food-themed pool floats are everywhere, and we’re not mad about it. We’re taking the opportunity to gather a few fun, easy party ideas. Invite some friends, decide on a food theme and host your first float party.

Pizza Party

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Homemade Pizza Hand Pies

Homemade Pizza Hand Pies

Just a few basic ingredients are all you need to whip up these tasty little pockets of spicy, cheesy goodness.

Serve these pepperoni and cheese pizza hand pies so guests can munch while they float.

Make Them: Mini Pizza Pies

Ice Cream Party

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Ice Cream Party Hacks 00:56

Check out these ideas to make serving ice cream at your party a breeze.

Pretzel Party

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Sol Coastal

Pub-Style Pretzels With Beer Cheese

Pub-Style Pretzels With Beer Cheese

Pub-style pretzels with creamy beer cheese sauce make with Gouda are the perfect appetizer for adult Halloween guest.

Salty and hearty, these pub-style pretzels go great with beer. And we all know beer goes great with a pool day.

Donut Party

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BigMouth Inc.

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

These little donuts are extra light and have a double dose of vanilla flavor. They’re pretty stacked high on a cake stand or displayed individually in fancy cupcake wrappers.

These adorable mini donuts would be perfect for a poolside baby or bridal shower.

Watermelon Party

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Sunny Life

Make a Watermelon Party Keg 00:36

Make this easy watermelon keg for poolside cocktails that complement your pool float.

10 Fun Pool Floats to Soak Up Summer

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Check out some of our favorite (non-food) pool floats — we'll have you lounging all summer long.

In the Fold

A foldable float is a perfect choice for the backyard pool with limited storage space. If its vibrant rainbow design doesn’t scream summer, nothing will. 

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Pillow Talk

Imagine a large, body-length pillow that goes from land to pool in a flash. Floating Luxuries’ body-hugging float will keep you relaxed on the water all day long.

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Cocktail Hour

This luxe cocktail caddy float is made of durable Sunbrella marine fabric and comes in 3 classic colors. This American-made beauty brings the party into the pool with room for four glasses and a large pitcher or snack bowl.

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Treasure Chest

Intex took a classic donut and crafted the ultimate floating ice chest for those epic summertime pool parties. The 16 quart cooler can hold up to 24 cans, while the outside boasts six deep cup holders.

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Couch Potato

Want a float that feels as good as the couch? This aqua sofa has enough room to comfortably hold three people. 

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The Explorer 200 Boat will make an adventure out of pool time for the kids. Available oars will only make it that much more fun. 

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Flip Flop

Who said no shoes in the pool? This float is the obvious exception. While it’s a definite conversation starter, it’s also fun to play with or lay on.

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Pirate Ship

While it’s still a good idea to put the arm floats or vest on the baby, let them play around in this cool pirate ship float. With a makeshift sail and flag, what’s not to love?

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Whale Watching

Bring the essence of the deep blue sea poolside with this friendly whale rider. The kids will love it! 

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Wild Things

Looking to make a fashion statement? Show off your personality with this cheetah print donut that comes with a golden backrest. 

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