How to Create a Lemon-Themed Luncheon this Summer Season

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When life gives you lemons, you throw a lemon-themed luncheon! Organizing a lemon-themed party can be quite fun. It’s a theme that can be exciting to do, since it’s perfect now that summer is almost over. Make the most out of this season’s last few days. Host an outdoor gathering or an intimate garden party using lemons as your main theme. With the right menu, as well as party decorations, you’ll be able to pull it off easily.


Lemon-Themed Luncheon: Tips and Tricks


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Create this fun lunch using the right decorations and an appetizing menu. If you’re planning a lemon luncheon, here are some few pointers.


The Menu


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Come up with a menu for your lemon-themed party. Find lemon-inspired dishes that you can serve to all of your guests. Here are some menu ideas for your lemon luncheon:



What’s a lemon luncheon without some old-fashioned lemonade? Create your own refreshing drink and serve it chilled to your guests. You can try your own recipe or you can follow this easy one here. You can also watch the video tutorial below:

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Baked Lemon Chicken

You can also opt for an easy baked lemon chicken. You just need to prep all ingredients, lay them out on the baking pan, and pop it in the oven. You can try out this easy recipe we’ve found. For a detailed instruction on how to create a baked lemon chicken dish at home, you can watch this:

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Lemon Bars

Finally, you can create your own lemon bars for dessert. These sweet treats pack a citrus punch! These are traditional favorites and you can never go wrong with it. Check out this easy lemon square recipe and try making it at home. This video tutorial is also helpful if you need a thorough guide on how to make lemon bars.

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Serve your chosen dishes in these cute lemon-themed serveware and glassware:

(1) LILIPARTY 24-Piece Glitter Lemon Cupcake Toppers

If you’re adding some more desserts to your table, these lemon-themed cake toppers are the perfect addition. These will add more lemon-y vibe to your sweet treats. Available on Amazon.

(2) Ceramic Square Baking Dish

Baking your lemon squares and serving them in this gorgeous ceramic dish is an easy way to add a personalized touch to your dessert table. This 8.7-inch baking dish is perfect for baking any lemon-themed dishes, whether they’re savory entrees or sweet desserts. Available on Amazon.

(3) Lareina 3-Piece Bakeware Set Ceramic Baking Dishes

You can add other menus to your luncheon. You can opt for lasagna or any pasta dishes that are easy to make and bake. These ceramic baking dishes also make perfect serveware for your party. Each set come with baking dish in different sizes. Available on Amazon.

(4) Boston International Oval Ceramic Serving Plate

Here’s another ceramic plate that’s perfect for a lemon lunch. This 8.75-inch by 6-inch ceramic dish feature the shape and design of a lemon. How adorable is that? Use this for your lemon bars of any side dish you’re planning to serve your guests. Available on Amazon.

(5) 4-Piece Bruntmor 8-Inch Porcelain Oven to Table Bakeware

Lastly, this 4-piece bakeware set is just what you need if you prefer serving your dishes hot and fresh. You can simply pop these in the oven and serve to your guests once your dishes are done cooking. The yellow color simply screams out summer – perfect for your planned luncheon. Available on Amazon.


The Tablescape

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Of course, you also need to make your dining table look spectacular. Add lemon-themed plates, as well as other citrus-inspired dinnerware, to complete your table setting. You might want to find dinnerware that come in sets so you already have everything you need. Ceramic plates are beautiful and ideal for intimate luncheons. However, if you’re planning a big gathering, getting some lemon-designed disposable plates and glasses is the best way to go. Here are some options you can consider:


(1) Ruisita Yellow Lemon Cotton Table Runner

Spruce up a dull dining table with this lemon-themed table runner. It will add a pop of yellow that goes perfectly well with the theme. This table runner measures 13 inches by 108 inches. Available on Amazon.

(2) Certified International 16-Piece vvvvDinnerware Set

For intimate lemon-themed parties, this 16-piece dinnerware set is perfect. It features a whimsical lemon design with yellow, green, and blue tones. Each set includes 4 sets each of dinner plates, salad plates, dessert bowls, and mugs. Available on Amazon.

(3) Ruisita 6-Pack Cotton Cloth Table Napkins

Add these table napkins to your tablescape for more pops of color. Add a lemon-themed napkin holder for an added citrus feel. Each napkin measures 17 inches by 17 inches. Available on Amazon.

(4) QG 22-Ounce Acrylic Plastic Drinking Glasses

Each set includes 6 pieces of acrylic tumblers. These yellow glasses are great for serving your freshly-made lemonade. Made from durable BPA-free acrylic. Available on Amazon.

(5) Lemon Party Disposable Dinnerware Set

For large parties, you can purchase this set so you can easily accommodate your guests. Each set is good for 16 guests. Includes 16 dinner plates, 16  dessert plates, 16 beverage cups, 25 straws, and 40 napkins in lemon design. Available on Amazon.


The Party Decorations

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Finally, you need to plan the overall décor of your home. Choose shades of yellow, white, and even green to complete your theme. Add buntings and vintage signs. Don’t forget the balloons and lemon-themed centerpieces. Grab these décor essentials that you can use for your lemon-inspired luncheon:

(1) 2-Piece Artificial Mini Potted Plants

These mini plants are great as centerpieces for the dinner table or the dessert booth. You don’t have to worry about maintain these as they are artificial. You can reuse them again in case you plan another lemon-themed party or a celebration with a similar theme. Each set includes 2 potted plants. Available on Amazon.

(2) Summer Lemon-Themed Burlap Banner

Make your luncheon or party festive. Add this bunting throughout your party area. Ideal for themes like summer, lemon, luau, and many more. Available on Amazon.

(3) Artificial Lemons and Limes

Decorate your space using these artificial lemons and limes. These come in whole and sliced citrus fruits. You don’t have to worry about these going bad, since they are synthetic and for decoration only. Each set includes 36 pieces of lemon-themed decors. Available on Amazon.

(4) Lemonade Party Balloon Garland Kit

Set up a beautiful balloon arrangement for your party. This balloon garland kit has everything you need to take your decorations to another level. Each set includes white, yellow, gold chrome, pastel yellow, and ivory balloons. The kit also includes balloon glue dots, garland strips, a tying tool, and an instruction sheet. Available on Amazon.

(5) Poor Boy Woodworks Mini Wood Block Sign

Vintage-inspired signs give off a rustic vibe. This block sign is a great addition to your décor. Place it on your dessert table for a more country-chic vibe. Available on Amazon.


Planning a lemon-themed party is a great way to bid adieu to summer. The lemon and citrus ambiance just reminds you of the hot and humid season. A lemon luncheon is a great way to catch up with friends and family so organizing one is something to look forward to.

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