A night at the movies is a classic Summer experience we all covet, but these days, a ticket to the theater can burn a major hole in your wallet. So, instead of queuing up for the latest flick, we say divert your funds to hosting a relaxing movie night that will bring the blockbusters straight to your backyard. Before you round up your closest friends and family, check out the simple way to DIY a movie screen  and see the list of outdoor must-haves that will turn an evening on your patio into an unforgettable cinematic experience.
— Additional reporting by Aemilia Madden
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Get your guests excited for the big event with chic event invitations  ($26 for 10).
Add extra flair and color with this large floor pillow  ($179). Whether you're sitting back, or laying out, this plush pillow is the ultimate comfort piece.
A glass of wine served in these unbreakable glasses  ($24) are the perfect party-wear.
Leave wet spots high and dry while relaxing on the grass using this water-repellent fleece blanket  ($18).
Keep clean up easy with these whimsical paper napkins  ($8-$10).
A lemony scented citronella candle  ($6) will set the mood while keeping mosquitos at bay.
A bright blanket  ($15-$25, originally $49) will keep you warm once the sun goes down.
Keep your decor low-key with an outdoor pillow  ($49) that is not only stylish, but also made to withstand the weather (and any accidental spills).
This charming drink dispenser  ($28) is sure to be a hit with friends who love to sip on something sweet.
Decorate your yard with these festive hanging lanterns  ($15 each) that happen to be environmentally friendly.
Instead of a traditional outdoor table, opt for a bright accessory like this colorful stool  ($60) as a place for guests to put their glasses.
Add a romantic touch to your outdoor event by covering your trees with glowing lights  ($12-$89, originally $15-$99).