National Enjoy Your Deck Day

By Todd Fratzel on Decks & Porches

National Enjoy Your Deck Day

  • Nationwide celebration on Saturday, July 24, 2010 – encouraging people to enjoy their decks and spend time with family and friends
  • Celebration includes a huge national deck party – host or attend a local deck party in your city at
  • Numerous ways to celebrate with fun deck activities, game nights, themed deck parties, grilling and relaxing (see ideas below)
  • Join the celebration, find fun tips and ideas, and enter to win your dream deck at

Deck Party Blog Widget

  • Include the Deck Party widget on your blog to help people find parties in their city (or host their own). The top 5 largest parties win $50 for food, drinks and party supplies! Get the widget code at

Enter to Win Your Dream Deck Sweepstakes

  • As part of the celebration, Fiberon is giving away a free custom Fiberon Horizon Tropics composite deck, and helping throw the ultimate deck party
  • Anyone can enter online by visiting

5 Fun Ways to Enjoy Your Deck

July 24 is National Enjoy Your Deck Day! Bring the excitement outdoors and celebrate with family and friends. Here are some fun ways to enjoy your deck. Have others? Share them below!

  • Host a pet party – Invite your friends and their dogs over to beat the heat on the deck. Dog bowls and bones for the pooches and margaritas and kabobs for their owners.
  • Throw an ice cream social – Tell everyone to bring his or her favorite toppings and provide vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream to experiment with on your deck.
  • Family game night – Play your favorite board or card games with your family and have a best out of five contest.
  • Read and relax-Throw up a hammock and grab the latest summer novel and spend some time unwinding while reading.
  • Get crafty-Outside is the perfect location to paint, sew, knit or start any other craft you’ve been wanting to try.

Find more tips on planning the perfect deck party, mouth-watering grilling recipes and great deck activities for the whole family at You can also enter the Win Your Dream Deck Sweepstakes and score a custom Fiberon Horizon Tropics composite deck.

About the author

Todd Fratzel

I'm full time builder for a large construction company in New Hampshire. I run their design-build division that specializes in custom homes, commercial design-build projects and sub-divisions. I'm also a licensed civil and structural engineer with extensive experience in civil and structural design and home construction. My hope is that I can share my experience in the home construction, home improvement and home renovation profession with other builders and home owners. I'm also the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions or you'd like to inquire about advertising on this site.

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