The Wauwinet's bay side beach was the venue for a most magical end of summer lobster bake; with chic styling and a casual sensibility that was perfectly suited to a multi-generational family party. Nantucket Insider shares a few tips on summer entertaining at its best.
A classic red checked table runner is perfect for a beachside dinner party. The long table has ample room for everyone to sit together and enjoy family style salads.
Nods to Nantucket and nautical style add some fun flair to the table with lush hydrangeas in rope coiled vessels and starfish whimsically placed in each centerpiece.
The kids' table is fun with a centerpiece of bright daisies in cute tin pails and a colorful sand toy. Melamine plates are a practical choice for young guests!
Have some beach toys or kites on hand to entertain the little ones throughout the evening. And be sure to incorporate a few traditional kid favorites into the menu...
For a sweet finale that's quintessentially summer, host dessert around a bonfire where guests can make their own 'smores- a crowd pleaser for all ages!
This beautiful beach side bash at The Wauwinet was coordinated by Nantucket event pro Aisling Glynn of ACKtivities.
Read on for Nantucket Insider's "official" menu for the ultimate family lobster bake...