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Jun 23, 2011 01:07 PM

Outdoor Venue Help! :)

Hi all,

I'm looking for ANY suggestions here -- I'm running out of ideas. The SO's 30th bday is coming up in August and I'd like to throw a memorable party! He really enjoys spending the day at the beach, playing frisbee, and grilling. I'd love to find a beach the has a park nearby for grilling, or a pavilion that I could rent (i.e. Salisbury State beach has one, but it's booked. sad face.) I'm open to going anywhere 90 minutes of Boston.

Another option would be to find a great bar/tavern style place to go to after the beach, but even that's hard to find. I'd even be fine with renting a pool that has a grassy area nearby, but I can't find any places for that as well.

Anyway, I'm open to any all ALL ideas. I'd like to keep it on the more casual side, with a budget of around $500 for the whole shebang.

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  1. Perhaps just out of the 90-minute range, but how about The Beachcomber in Wellfleet?

    1. The Farm in Essex has an outdoor area with volleyball, horseshoes... It is a fun place on a warm summers day and the food is decent. Feels like your at the beach!

        1. Bass Hole , also known as Gray's Beach in Yarmouthport near exit 8 off Rte 6 is a picturesque spot with small sandy beach, a huge boardwalk that goes way out through a big marsh, and has a small pavilion which groups can reserve and cook out. Won't cost you anything except $15 per car to park for the day.

          1. How about Newport? Fort Adams has a beach with grills you can rent. It's been a while, but I remember going there with my former husband and his extended family for a b-day party ..