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7 Virtual Online Events For Residents and Tenants To Enjoy This Summer

With a lot of venues still being closed or partially open, the fact that people are spending more time at home still hasn’t shifted. While communities are at different stages of re-opening, traditional social gatherings are not the same and where there is any social event, it come with limitations. Offering virtual events is an easy way to bring communities together comfortably with less restrictions, and offer an unparalleled amenity experience to help your residents and tenants love where they live.

Here are 7 fun engaging virtual events that are sure to keep your residents and tenants engaged this Summer.

1. Mixology Night

With Summer in full swing, there’s a lot of refreshing mixed drinks that are sure to compliment the season. A designated host can share a couple of refreshing recipes that are easy to make with minimal ingredients that can be distributed ahead of time to all registered attendees. For our favorite Summer concoctions, we recommend a line up including a Moscow Mule, Mai Tai, Peach Daiquiri, Citrus Sangria, and Mimosa Margarita.

2. Trivia

A trivia night gives all the potential Jeopardy and Game Show fans a chance to put all those random bits of movie binging over the years, pop culture knowledge and 7th grade history to use! Attendees can be distributed into teams either randomly or of their choosing to battle out who has the most collective knowledge.

3. Paint and Sip Party

Artsy community members and craft makers will appreciate this chance to brush up on their art skills and justification to enjoy a fresh bottle of wine while creating a masterpiece virtually from a local artist, teacher or talented volunteer.

4. Live Cooking Demonstrations

Food is such an integral component of any social event, and something everyone can relate to. A great way for families and communities to stay engaged is through live cooking classes and demonstrations. With more time than ever being spent in the kitchen, there’s no better time to sharpen skills and learn new recipes. Ingredients can be distributed through RSVPing ahead of time and hosted by a local culinary expert. As a spinoff event to a cooking demonstration, a couple pre-selected participants can volunteer to share how to create their own favorite appetizer, entree and dessert in the fashion of a progressive dinner.

5. Virtual Karaoke

Singers of all levels and music enthusiasts will enjoy this fun way to engage virtually. You don’t need a microphone or any equipment, only access to YouTube to type in any number of your favorite tunes with lyrics to sing along with and take your living room stage on. With the closure and limitations at bars and restaurants, and the idea of a shared microphone bing a likely culprit to spread germs, virtual karaoke has already been a popular hit in recent months that people everywhere are already enjoyed while social distancing.

6. Kids Virtual Scavenger Hunt

A virtual scavenger hunt can be a fun event to keep kids connected and entertained. A list of random or themed household items can be designated for groups to find within a designated time to compete on.

7. Virtual Yappy Hour

This event unites dog lovers everywhere to enjoy a special kind of happy hour that all dogs are welcome at. Special guests can include certified trainers, groomers or anyone else available to sponsor pet-related advice. It also gives a chance for community members to bond over the joy of furry friends and introduce them to others virtually.

Having an app to schedule virtual events and allow for attendees to register ahead of time is a crucial component of accessible and easy-to-deploy virtual solutions. In addition to being able to adequately prepare for attendance, it gives hosts and property managers a chance to share event information ahead of time and keep community members connected through a common thread. If you’re interested in learning more about TFLiving’s virtual amenities packages or our platform, contact us today!

Catherine Rotman