7 Most Lucrative Small Summer Business Ideas To Start

Best Summer Businesses For Adult, Kids, Teens, Children 

Do you know there are several summer business ideas that make money yearly? When it comes to summer, we all know what to expect; longer days shorter nights, climate changes. Schools are mostly on break, a lot of activities occur, people have various outdoor events to help relaxation and subdue the heat, especially in the western part of the world  summer is usually a season they look up to create a lot of memorable experiences.

People use the break to visit other countries, go to the beach and a host of other activities. The big question is what is summer to a business mind? How do I take advantage of the summer? What small business ideas for summer can I come up with in the season?

To a business mind, every opportunity activity in the summer is an opportunity to explore, exploring does not necessarily mean going out and about, and it could be from the comfort of your zone. Considering it may more or less be a part time job, it may not cost or demand a huge capital; usually every seasonal profitable idea for a summer business simply means take advantage of the season.

As it is, the summer is immediately followed by autumn which is usually fair and not as harsh as summer, whatever business plan you will come up with could blast by extension to other seasons.
Business in summer in this sense does not have to be a case of buy and sell or a case of opening a shop (doesn’t mean it is not advisable) but it could operate under any circumstance.

Whether you are a student or not, educated or illiterate, good at menial jobs and handiwork, the summer is for you and whatever experience you get can make part of your resume and could be beyond just a seasonal job  but serve as an up boost for you as event planning turned out for me.

As a student or an educated person, summer to you can be a period for running extra morale lessons for your children/students, considering students are mostly on break and parents don’t like to leave their wards ideal, you could run summer lessons and get paid in full.

Are you good with menial jobs? You could come together as a group, create a website that renders home services where you could clean houses, wash cars, baby sit, set up camps, housekeeping, laundry services, and a whole lot of chores this period which is usually very dusty, families are rarely around, they crave extra helping hands, you could render such summer business opportunities, be a hero, save the day and make some cash.

Are you good at making things with your hands? Be inventive, make and wrap gifts, go to strategic areas/places and sell your products as appropriate to the season.

Some best summer business ideas are enlisted below.



Considering it is  are relaxation period for a lot of people, they love to go sightseeing , if you are not completely attached to a tourist , you can offer to serve as a tour guide in this period, services which will be paid for and appreciated, tourism is a big shot especially in Africa during summer.

Public Speaking

For those good at public speaking or relating well with crowd can serve as anchors or masters of ceremonies, considering there are a lot of outdoor activities that are hosted , parties, picnics and lots more.

Entertainment/Side Attraction

If you are talented in singing, dancing, comedy, or anything else, it is your time to shine; you can serve as side attractions at events and get paid. This is a cool business idea for summer that kids can start.

Event management/Planning

Let me tell you a testimony as a student at that period, I always had a flare for planning events. So this particular summer season made it all for me , a lot of picnics  and events needed planning, after managing one picnic, the same summer session I ended up planning at least six other events , not only did I make money that lasted me a while, I gained recognition an am called upon from time to time, that could be you.

Offer Catering Services 

Here is another fast food summer business to start from home. While people want to relax, they also want to eat, why not be the one that offers those good summer food business services? Cook food, advertise/market yourself , seize any opportunity that comes your way to tell people  about your services, make snacks and refrigerate cold drinks,  make smoothies, take to strategic places serve cold drinks and water keeping in mind the hotness of the weather.


This is also a season for decorations, interior and exterior, when you do have a capital, buy decorating materials and keep. With this summer business for teens, you could offer services rental services and make cool cash over summer.

Swimming Lessons

Are you good with water/pool exercises, get involved and teach people how to swim, serve as a life coach, people tend to relax at pool sides to enjoy the chilled atmosphere.

There are several summer business ideas for college and high school students to consider during the summer, depending on the environment, you could come up with ideas that will benefit you.

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