Enjoy a classic movie with family and friends in the comfort of your own backyard by having an outdoor summer movie picnic party.
Step 1: Rent or buy a projector Set up your projector. If you do not own one, you can borrow, rent, or buy one.
Step 2: Put up screen Put up your screen. You can buy, rent, or make your own screen if needed.
TIP: Make your own movie screen with white bed sheets, PVC poles, and grommets.
Step 3: Hook up cables and speakers Hook up your speakers to the DVD projector and choose a classic movie for the night. Play a bit of the movie beforehand to make sure it's in focus and on the screen.
Step 4: Invite people Invite family and friends for a fun-filled night under the stars. Make sure you have insect repellant in case of uninvited guests.
Step 5: Set up food Ask everyone who is coming to bring a dish for your outdoor picnic. Vegetables and dip, grilled chicken, assorted cheeses, and fruit salad are great picnic food choices.
Step 6: Make popcorn Make popcorn, have an assortment of chewy and crunchy candy, and a selection of refreshments. Start a crackling fire and make s'mores.
Step 7: Enjoy the movie Find a spot on a blanket or find an empty chair and enjoy your outdoor summer movie picnic party.
FACT: The Hershey Company makes more than 373 million milk chocolate bars a year, enough to make 746 million s’mores.