Summer is here, and while the longer days mean there’s more time to enjoy the outdoors, somehow the season always flies by before we’ve had a chance to fully take advantage of it. To help you make the most of this fleeting season, we’ve made you a bucket list of fun activities to do with your friends, family or even solo, so that you can keep having fun in the sun all summer long.

We’re highlighting irresistible and delightful items and experiences that can help you fill the season with memorable moments – and they can all be yours in just a few clicks when you shop with Amazon Pay. From arts and culture to adventure and self-care, here’s how to have your most exciting and fulfilling summer yet.

1. Attend an outdoor festivalFloral Dress QUIZ Clothing

White Chiffon Floral Dress | Quiz Clothing

Everyone knows that festival season is as much about the outfits – and the people-watching – as it is about the festivities, so grab your wellies and your flower crowns. This white chiffon dress from Quiz Clothing is perfect for summer days at an outdoor festival. With its lightweight material and its fetching floral print, you’ll be able to stand out in the crowd without sacrificing comfort.

2. Plan an outdoor photo-shoot sessionZendo Palette Feel Unique

Natasha Denona Zendo Palette 19.5g | Feelunique

Now more than ever, preserving memories feels urgent. Plan an outdoor photo shoot with friends and loved ones to capture your time together. Pull out all the stops to make everyone look and feel their best. This eyeshadow palette from Natasha Denona has a mix of hues, including pink, brown and coral, to enhance your natural glow – with a shade for everyone.

3. Try a new dessert recipe for your next special occasionHappy Sprinkles Boy Gang The Cake Decorating CompanyThe One Piece LIVELY

Happy Sprinkles Boy Gang Sprinkles 200g | The Cake Decorating Co.

Looking for the opportunity to show off your new baking skills? Add a unique touch to your home-baked goods with the metallic sprinkle mix from The Cake Decorating Co. Happy Sprinkles’ Boy Gang Sprinkles contain eclectic and edible gold and blue accents so that you can add a touch of something both festive and delicious to your dessert.

4. Explore and experience artCheese Set ProCook

Cheese Set | ProCook

Nothing pairs better with a great wine than a warm summer evening with friends and family – and, of course, a delicious cheese. With the ProCook Cheese Set, you can curate the perfect charcuterie spread. The set, which includes a wooden cheese board made from natural, solid beech, as well as a cheese knife and plate, is perfect for any cheese and wine lover.

5. Hike a new trail

Hamrand Waterproof Jacket TrespassHamrand Men’s Waterproof Jacket, Navy | Trespass

When you get outdoors to reconnect with nature, challenge yourself to hike a new trail. Be prepared for the unknown with this lightweight jacket made from a technologically advanced waterproof and windproof fabric. Its expertly designed zip-off hood and deep zip pockets will make it an essential and versatile companion on your trip.

6. Stargaze or meteor shower gaze

Luxury Daybed Sofa PrimroseLuxury Modular Rattan Daybed Sofa Set with Retractable Canopy by Primrose Living | Primrose

Check your calendar for the meteor showers and make time to go stargazing. In case you don’t want to wait, set yourself up to enjoy the stars every night with the Luxury Modular Rattan Daybed Sofa Set. The versatile luxury set is perfect for outdoors in all weather, making it an easy but effective way to spend your summer, looking at the stars.

7. Dig into your new gardening adventure

Surfina Petunia Collection You GardenSurfinia Petunia Collection | You Garden

Exercise your green thumb with the Surfinia Petunia Collection. This mix of classic petunias will bloom into a bright display of colour that will make your garden look and smell impressive with low effort. Perfect for beginners and experienced gardeners alike.

8. Beach or pool? Go for a swim

Women Swimsuit SwimcoreWomen’s Swimsuit Sol, Tie Dye | Swimcore

Whether you prefer the feel of sand between your toes or the refreshing feel of a pool, what’s summer without a swim? Even if you’re just taking a quick dip, you can channel your inner Olympian with this Swimcore swimsuit by Olympic athlete Fabiola Molina. The material is versatile and functional while being bold and stylish to show off your personality as well as your skills.

9. Watch a film in the park

Jolla Navy Shirt GriggsBrakeburn La Jolla Shirt Navy | Griggs

Shun your sofa for a night on the grass and watch a film in the park. This stylish, comfortable shirt from Griggs is sure to be as big a hit as the latest summer release. The modern cut, the breathable linen, and the detailed finishing make it the perfect blend of casual and cool.

Whether you choose to pack your summer with all these activities or just a few of them, what matters is that you enjoy them to the max. In the most relaxing season of the year, it’s important to not let yourself get tripped up by tedious everyday hassles. Use Amazon Pay for frictionless transactions and enjoy the security of a safe, easy buying experience. Spend your summer making memories with the people you love and making time for yourself – whatever the items on your bucket list may be.

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