Lake Norman: Home of the Hangover Monster

You crack open a can of Man Overboard IPA and you settle back onto the cushy seat on your best friend’s boat. Nothing beats celebrating summer on a boat, in the middle of Lake Norman, with your best friends. But do you have what you need to make sure everyone has an amazing time?

Must Haves for the Best Party on the Water

Just being on a boat is exciting but you need to kick it up a notch if you’re going to have the absolute best party of the summer. We’ll break it down for you. Here’s what you need.

  1. Dockside-Beach-Bag-Anchor_25201_1_lgMusic sets the tone for an epic party. A boat party isn’t complete if Little Big Town’s “Pontoon” isn’t playing. So make sure you’ve got playlists for every summer genre. Who doesn’t love singing along to country or jamming to the 90’s?
  2. Partying on a boat makes you develop quite the appetite. Pack a cooler filled with fresh fruit and chicken salad. Stock your beach bag with pretzels and chips. Keep your guests fed so the party can continue all night.
  3. Drinking on a boat is a great way to have fun and relax (except for the operator of the boat). Cram your cooler with craft beers from Lake Norman Brewing Company (Man Overboard IPA is our fave). If you really want to impress your guests, bring the ingredients for Mojitos. It’s probably a good idea to pack some waters too. Make sure your guests stay hydrated during your day out on Lake Norman.
  4. Water Tubes/Towables. Who doesn’t love being pulled in a water tube by a boat? Zipping over the water as you hold on tight to the tube is one of the most idyllic summertime activities. It doesn’t matter how old you are. Water tubes are crazy fun.

If your boat party includes these four items, you and your guests are bound to have the best day ever. Trust us.

Drink. Drank. Drip.

If you and your guests drank a little too much or had more than enough fun, you may be feeling fatigued the next day or you could be battling a hangover. If that’s the case, stop by Hydrate Medical in Birkdale Village so you can revitalize, reenergize and recover. We’re helping Lake Norman fight fatigue and hangovers one drip at a time.