Summer has arrived and that means lots of time spent outdoors. Whether you rock summer nights on the patio or deck, or prefer to adventure in the great outdoors, you need the perfect dining dinnerware to go with it. From melamine plates and bamboo bowls, we’ve rounded up the most festive options for outfitting your outdoor dining space this summer.

Kate Spade New York Kitchen Rainbow Citrus Collection

This adorable tidbit set is perfect for kids or appetizers. Each set comes with two designs, is BPA-free and dishwasher safe. The six-inch plates are break, chip and scratch resistant––so basically uber kid-friendly!

Find it on Amazon, $29.95

Seaweed Melamine Salad Plates

Perfect for dinner-sized serving, these eight-inch plates come with beautiful watercolor designs. The individually sold plates are made from durable melamine and are the essence of summer dinnerware.

Find it at West Elm, $5.10 each

Melamine Dot Dining Plate

You can't beat this bright and cheery Target find! The sunshine-y pattern is dishwasher safe and coordinates beautifully with other bullseye styles.

Find it it Target, $1.99 each

Sara Miller Flamingo Melamine Dinnerware Collection

If you need an entire set of outdoor dinnerware, look no further than this adorable flamingo collection. You can shop bowls, plates, coasters, platters, and placemats! Plates and bowls come in sets of four and everything is made from chip resistant and microwave safe melamine.

Shop the collection at Macys, pieces start at $11.90

Melamine Strawberry Rectangular Platter

Strawberries are the very essence of summer and that's why we love this fruit-filled platter. Great for apps, the melamine and BPA-free dish is the perfect way to infuse sweetness into your table setting.

Find it on Rice, $12.99

Ollie Collection

This versatile geometric collection is just as useful for that bold cocktail party as it is for your summer BBQ. The line includes plates, platters, bowls and coordinated napkins, all in vibrant colors.

Find it at Crate & Barrel, pieces start at $5.56

Crossville 4-Piece Serving Bowl Set

This four-piece set is just what your campout/tailgate/picnic needs! Each bowl comes with a matching lid, is made from sturdy melamine and boasts a super cute outdoorsy pattern.

Find it on Wayfair, $33.99

Market Bamboo Dinner Plate

Classy and festive, these plates are made from bamboo with a melamine resin. The 10-inch size makes it great for a full meal, and it's even dishwasher safe!

Find it at Anthropologie, $7.50 each

Bodil Bamboo Plate

Surprise is on your side when you order these Bodil plates––you'll be shipped a random design in the collection that's made from bamboo! You can also shop the rest of the line's bowls and cups for the complete look.

Find it at Small Table, $9 each

Rustic Outdoor Melamine Dinnerware Collection

This rustic design takes even more worry out of outdoor dining. The vintage pattern recreates an enameled look, comes in more than six color choices and in sets that make outfitting your patio table a breeze.

Find it at Williams Sonoma, prices start at $8.76

Recycled Bamboo Picnic Set

Packing for your picnic just got easier! This bamboo set comes with four cups, four plates (that can double as bowls!), a salad bowl, and an anti-slip tray-top. A silicone band helps it to close and stay closed for easy travel. 

Find it on Food52, $70

Timber Plate - Melted Popsicle

This handmade plate is made from Oak timber and is the perfect for summer! The popsicle-shaped piece is food safe and thrives best when hand-washed.

Available on Etsy, $21.18

Beachcomber 5-pc. Melamine Beverage Set

Whip up some sangria (or other kid-friendly cocktails) in this adorable summer-inspired beverage set. It comes with an 80 oz. pitcher, four 18 oz. cups and is made from shatter resistant melamine.

Find it at Kohl's, $69.99

CreativeWare Circus Tumblers

Don't spent time worrying about your glasses breaking in the great outdoors––get this tumbler set instead! The colorful collection comes with eight brightly-hued cups that embody the feel of summer.

Find it at Bed, Bath & Beyond, $31.99

––Karly Wood

Editors note: all products listed are available and at noted price at time of publication.



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