The No-Fuss Guide to Hosting a Memorial Day BBQ

Memorial Day festivities mark the unofficial start of the summer, so it's no wonder that the most popular way to celebrate this holiday is a barbecue with friends and family, preferably outdoors. If you're playing host this year—or even if you and your friends are making a group effort—you may be looking for the simplest way to throw a feast that won't drain your resources.

Luckily, if this is your first time hosting guests, you're short on time, or you just need a fresh batch of inspiration, Memorial Day is a fun and easy holiday to plan for. The fare is simple, and activities are laid-back. From food to décor, we're covering everything you need to know about throwing together an easy gathering with friends and family. Keep reading for simple tips on how to host a Memorial Day barbecue.