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Set a stylish outdoor table for Labor Day

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Wow your guests with a stylish party

Looking for inspiration this Labor Day? We've got the cutest picnic and barbecue gear. Throw a charming party outdoors as you say farewell to summer.

Don't compromise your style when you throw a party outdoors this Labor Day. We've found fabulous patio, barbecue and picnic gear to help you set a table to remember. Express your style as you host a great gathering for Labor Day.

Wow your guests with a stylish party

Airtight snack dispenser

Keep your food fresh with this blue snack dispenser. Perfect for candy, trail mix and other small goodies, this is a must-have on your Labor Day dessert table. (Poppin, $10)

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Cheeky salad tongs

Toss your light summer salad with these vibrant green tongs. They make a great centerpiece thanks to the adorable faux flower pot display. (Uncommon Goods, $27)

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Outdoor flatware set with caddy

Don't use plastic flatware for your next outdoor party. Try this stainless steel flatware set with bright-colored plastic handles. The adorable caddy fits right in with your picnic decor. (Macy's, $58)

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Melamine condiment dispenser

Even your ketchup looks cute in this stylish little condiment dispenser. Pick up several of these budget-friendly goodies for all your outdoor gatherings. (Pier 1 Imports, $7)

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Retro beverage dispenser

Whether you're pouring lemonade or sangria, this stylish beverage dispenser will keep the fun flowing. Use it to share your favorite summer cocktail. (Target, $26)

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Modern tray table

Give yourself extra space for entertaining with this minimalist modern tray table. Waterproof and heatproof, it's perfect for setting up next to the barbecue. (CB2, $50)

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Serving board with dome

Keep your picnic and barbecue food covered and safe during your outdoor gathering. A woven sea grass dome with serving board gives your table a rustic look. (Williams-Sonoma, $90)

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Cute owl trivet

Keep your hot Labor Day dishes safe on this vintage-style owl trivet. The distressed finish makes it perfect for your rustic outdoor table setting. (Modcloth, $15)

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Shatterproof tumbler

Pick one color or set your table in a rainbow of colors with outdoor-ready Tervis tumblers. Keep cool drinks cool and warm drinks warm without worrying about shattering glass. Lids keep your precious cocktails safe from spills. (Tervis, $16)

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Bold plates

Make a statement with melamine plates printed with a bright, eye-catching pattern. The colors in this floral print give you plenty of options for coordinating your Labor Day table. (Crate & Barrel, $4)

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