13 Things to Get for Your Casual Backyard Patio Party

There is no easier way to entertain than the backyard barbecue. Throw almost anything on the grill, chill some beer and let the good times roll. Up your game a bit with these Canadiana-inspired accessories and some local treats.

All photography by Jared Sych


O Canada Pilsner glasses 

$25 for a set of four. From Hudson’s Bay, various locations, thebay.com


Stinson Studios salad servers, Stinson Studios square salad bowl and Superfood salad

Salad servers $36 from The Compleat Cook, 232 Willow Park Village, 403-278-1220, compleatcook.ca; Salad $2.29 per 100 grams from Bite Grocer and Eatery, 1023 9 Ave. S.E., 403-263-3966, biteyyc.com; Salad bowl $350 from The Compleat Cook, 232 Willow Park Village, 403-278-1220, compleatcook.ca


Five-foot windmill decor

$329. From Golden Acre Home & Garden, 620 Goddard Ave. N.E., 403-274-4286, goldenacre.ca


Zora’s Lemonade Concentrate

$16. From The Cookbook Co. Cooks, 722 11 Ave. S.W., 403-265-6066, cookbookcooks.com


Growler of Club Maté +

$21 for growler and fill ($13 for refill). From High Line Brewing, 113, 1318 9 Ave. S.E., highlinebrewing.com


Wooden pétanque lawn game

$37. From Lee Valley, 7261 11 St. S.E., 403-253-2066, leevalley.com


Gama Go stainless-steel burger flipper

$30. From The Compleat Cook, 232 Willow Park Village, 403-278-1220, compleatcook.ca


PS2017 tea lights

$10. From IKEA, 8000 11 St. S.E., 1-866-866-4532, ikea.com


Melamine plates

$40 for a set of four. From Hudson’s Bay, various locations, thebay.com


Pig trivet 

$13. From The Italian Store, 5130 Skyline Way N.E., 403-275-3300, italianstore.ca


Nappe tablecloth

$30. From Britannia Kitchen & Home, 816 49 Ave. S.W., 403-243-4444, britanniahardware.com 


This article appears in the June 2017 issue of Avenue Calgary. Subscribe here.


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