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Five Community Event Ideas Your Residents Will Love

June 6, 2024
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Are you looking for ways to engage your tenants and create a stronger sense of community at your rental property? If so, consider hosting one or more of the following events.

A Potluck Dinner Party Where Everyone Brings Their Favorite Dish

Nothing quite compares to the feeling of gathering around the table for good food, pleasant conversation, and delicious fun! Plus, this type of party planning can easily accommodate large groups and diverse tastes. With contributions from each guest, you can create an eclectic mix of dishes that will satisfy every palate. From savory starters to sweet desserts, think about the possibilities!

A Game Night with Classic Board Games and Pizza

Game night is always an exciting and fun way to bond. Nothing quite spices up the evening like classic board games and a few pieces of delicious pizza. Board games provide entertainment for all ages and passing around a warm slice of pizza as you wait for your turn will make it that much more enjoyable. Plus, board games are great icebreakers for people who may not be excellent conversationalists, so they can help your residents get to know each other while having fun.

A Talent Show Where Residents Can Showcase Their Skills

Residents have much to offer and a talent show could be the perfect opportunity to showcase their various skills. From singing acapella duets to magic tricks, a talent show would be the premier event of the year. Not only will it provide a platform for individuals from the community to display their impressive talents, but it will also let everyone celebrate the robust range of creative abilities.

A Bake-Off Competition with Prizes for the Best Desserts

Sweet treats always make events better. A bake-off can be a great way to give your residents a competition that’s extra delicious. You can award prizes for different categories, like best pie or most uniquely decorated cake. If you like, you can also make it a bake sale to help a local charity, which can be a great way to give back to your local neighborhood or community.

An Outdoor Picnic with Games and Activities for All Ages

Depending on your outdoor space available, a perfect summer day spent outdoors is the best way to create lifelong memories and connect residents to each other. A picnic with games and activities is the ideal way to get everyone outside while having fun. From kickball, tag, and frisbee, to nature scavenger hunts, bird watching, and hula-hoops – there's something for everyone, no matter their age. Enjoy a wholesome lunch in the bright sunshine and don't forget the sunscreen! Finish off the afternoon with some sweet treats for all. An outdoor picnic provides endless opportunities for communication, laughter, and creating memorable experiences that your residents will surely appreciate.

How to Better Organize Events for Your Residents

Now that we’ve looked at some possible events that you can throw in your communities, let’s talk about actually organizing them. Elevated Living is a property management software that can help you organize events, communicate with your residents, and so much more. It’s the perfect platform to help drive up engagement in your communities, while also helping you streamline and automate other aspects of your job. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help your business thrive and retain quality residents.