Grill parties in the park or at the beach are an essential aspect of summer life in Denmark. My friends and I had a hyggeligt grillfest in the park. We were not the only ones, there were at least 7 groups having a grillfest in the park!
“Hygge” is an essential to Danish life. There is no direct English translation, and the word “hygge” has multiple applications. Hygge can be as simple as watching a movie or a picnic in the park.
The Visit Denmark webpage has a great description of hygge if you are interested in reading more: http://www.visitdenmark.com/usa/en-us/menu/turist/nyheder/nyheder/kunstenathyggesig.htm