The Best Summer Pool Party Essentials + GIVEAWAY

Who’s ready for a pool party? Dive into these must-have (and so on-trend) swim essentials & enter our giveaway for your chance to win some of our favorites!

By: Niki | July 7, 2017

The temps are rising, the sun is shining, and there’s really no better place to be than getting your float on with your besties at the pool – are we right? If you’re anything like us, you’ll want to make a serious splash this summer – luckily there are so many adorable essentials to liven up your pool party! From sun-kissed must-haves to insta-worthy floaties, our list of items that we’re taking poolside has hit an all-time high. With so many adorable items to try, we decided to throw our own little pool party at Oxbow Country Club. Don’t worry –  we snapped plenty of photos so you could join the fun!

Want to know the best part? Scroll through the post so you can enter for your chance to WIN some of our favorite items from our party! Consider it our little gift to you, to help you get a start on a poolside soiree of your own.

Product Details Pool Floats: JCPenney
Product Details Hat: Francesca’s | Swimsuit: PINK | Towel: JCPenney | Tote: JCPenney | Sunglasses Case: Express | Sunscreen: Sephora
Product Details Clutch: Francesca’s | Spray: Sephora
Product Details Swimsuit: PINK | Donut Float: JCPenney
Product Details Swimsuit: Forever 21 | Donut Float: JCPenney
Product Details Tumbler: Francesca’s
Product Details Blue Swimsuit: PINK | Pineapple Float: JCPenney | Pink Swimsuit: Hollister
Product Details Bikini Bag: JCPenney | Swimsuit: Herberger’s
Product Details Swimsuit: Hollister

Ready to throw your own pool party?

Enter for your chance to win this GIVEAWAY

We couldn’t possibly tease you with all of these fun in the sun items, without letting you get some for yourself, so we’re giving away of few of our favorite poolside finds! Here’s what you could win:

  • Donut pool float (1 winner)
  • Pineapple pool float (1 winner)
  • Popsicle pool float (1 winner)

How to Enter:

Fill in the form below to enter for your chance to win one of these awesome prizes!


  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be residing in North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, or Canada, and be willing and able to pick up your prize from West Acres within 2 weeks of being contacted as a winner.
  • You must qualify to enter per the rules & requirements of the giveaway. To see the full list of rules & requirements, click here.
  • The giveaway will run from Friday, July 7 to Friday, July 14 with winners being announced on Friday, July 14th.


This giveaway is now closed.

No purchase necessary. All information is subject to our privacy policy. See the full official rules here.


Congratulations to our winners!

Donut Float winner:  Ashley O.

Pineapple Float winner:  Laurie A.

Popsicle Float winner:  Tara B.


I have the privilege of being on the amazing Marketing, PR and Fashion team as the Digital Marketing Manager at West Acres. When I am not managing our social and digital platforms and brainstorming content ideas, I am the woman behind (and sometimes in front of) the camera – creating content and working with the media to create segments to introduce the latest trends! When I’m not at the mall, you can find me watching “Friends,” eating ice cream by the carton, spending time with my family and friends, feeding my Pinterest addiction or crossing off destinations on my traveling bucket list.




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