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4th of July Party Ideas

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The 4th of July is a day to celebrate America’s independence!  Here are some great ideas to make your 4th of July party the best ever:

There are so many fun things to do at a 4th of July party! You can play games outdoors like cornhole or frisbee, play some fun printable games like 4th of July Trivia or Scattergories, listen to music, or eat delicious food. You can also watch the fireworks show in the evening. It is such a fun and patriotic day!

Are you looking for some fun and festive 4th of July party ideas? Here are a few of our favorites that are sure to help you celebrate America’s birthday in style!

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Make it a barbecue bash – no 4th of July celebration is complete without some good old-fashioned grilled food! So fire up the grill and get cooking – your guests will love chowing down on burgers, hot dogs, chicken, and all their favorite barbecue sides. Plus don’t forget the yummy sweets and treats. Decorate cakes and cupcakes with cake toppers, little flags, and have some favors ready tied with these 4th of July gift tags to hand out to your guest.

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4th of July Party Printables and Party Decoration Ideas

Are you having a party to celebrate Independence day this July 4th? What about a neighborhood party or backyard Barbecue.

Decorate with red, white, and blue – make your party space extra patriotic by decorating with the colors of the American flag. Streamers, balloons, banners, and tablecloths in red, white, and blue are always a hit. And don’t forget to play some patriotic music to get everyone in the spirit!

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The weather is getting hotter and the nights are just gorgeous, so why not decorate the yard or porch and sit out and enjoy this glorious day of ours.

As you know the theme colors are Red, White and Blue so there are many different party supplies you can use to get your theme happening.

Make a red, white and blue balloon garland which always look amazing and really are not that hard to make.

Play fun 4th of July games – bring the fun of the fair to your 4th of July party with some classic carnival games like ring toss, darts, or fishing for prizes. Everyone will love trying their hand at these old-time favorites. or try these fun games like patriotic scavenger hunt, candy dice game.

Check out these really cool fourth of July Party Printables

If the weather is fine, have a water balloon fight – Water balloon fights are always a hit with kids and adults alike. Fill up some water balloons and let the fun begin! Just be sure to have plenty of towels on hand for when things start to get wet.

Patriotic Party decorations are so cool and will definitely add the festivities

You can cut out some stars from cardboard and paint them or stick some 4th of July stickers on them, and hang them around the room.

Use the Bunting banner or flag banners are great to hang it above the grazing table or at the entrance.

Fourth of July Pinata would be a fantastic idea if you could get one and fill it with your favorite candy.

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I love this Fourth of July Patriotic Stars Doorway Curtain that you can hang in the doorway and it certainly adds the party effect. Also this 4th of July Photo Booth Props, there are 40 pieces in this pack wow what a laugh you will have.

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Fourth of July party ideas can start small with just having a few friends over to having the entire extended family over. Or even having a neighborhood cookout which I think is so much fun.

Getting the yard or street ready for a big party is cool and if you have great neighbors why not. The kids can play in the street riding their bikes and playing games ( great if you live in a quiet street or a cul-de-sac)

Fourth of July decoration ideas

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Fun 4th of July Ideas

Having a party is so much fun or even just having family and friends over for a little celebration is perfect as well.

Whatever way you like to celebrate the day is up to you. Even if you don’t have time to organize a party that is fine maybe hanging some decorations up with make you feel good.

Fireworks are such a fun way to celebrate the 4th of July and I know so many families scream with delight when the fireworks go off.

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You can get some cute little table centerpieces that look like fireworks but are only displays or some cute t-shirts or socks with fireworks on them aren’t they awesome.

4th of July – Patriotic Party Snacks

Red, white and blue patriotic party snack ideas that the kids will love and also the adults for your 4th of July party. You can really get into the spirit of things and with the weather usually lovely why not get outside have a BBQ and make some of these Patriotic snacks, play a few party games and enjoy your Family and Friends

Patriotic Chocolate Covered Oreos

July 4th is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to get patriotic! One of the best ways to show your American pride is with some festive treats, and these Patriotic Chocolate Covered Oreos are perfect for the occasion. They’re easy to make, and they’re sure to be a hit with both adults and kids.

==> Find the recipe for these Patriotic Chocolate Covered Oreos Here

Patriotic Chocolate Covered Strawberries

These fourth of July Chocolate Covered Strawberries and just so delicious, look amazing and are semi healthy for you.

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==>Find the full recipe to make these Patriotic Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Patriotic Cupcakes

Red, white and blue cupcakes that are perfect for Fourth of July celebrations! These festive treats are easy to make and will be a hit with your friends and family. Enjoy the holiday with these delicious patriotic cupcakes!

==> Find the recipe for these Patriotic Cupcakes here

Red White and Blue Jello Cake

These jello cake look amazing and kids will love these as they are made from sweetened condensed milk and Jello. The only problem is they takes ages to set between layers. So you will have to be patient.

Red white and blue layered jello cake

==> Find the recipe for these Red, White and Blue Jello squares here

Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Twinkies

Looking for a delicious and patriotic treat to enjoy on the Fourth of July or Memorial Day? Look no further than these patriotic chocolate covered twinkies! so easy to make the kids will want to help.

Patriotic Chocolate Covered Twinkies

==> Find the recipes for these 4th July Chocolate Covered Twinkies here

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Red White and Blue Dessert Bars

These bars are so simple to make they will be perfect for any last minute 4th of July party you might be having. This easy patriotic dessert has only

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==> Find the recipe to this easy patriotic dessert here

Red, White and Blue Dipped Marshmallows

Red, White, and Blue Dipped Marshmallows are perfect for the 4th of July or any summer potluck or picnic. They make a fun dessert for kids and adults and look so festive. Plus they are very simple to make

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==> Find the recipe for these Patriotic Marshmallows here

American Flag Cupcakes

Show your patriotic spirit by making these American Flag Cupcakes, they are so easy and fun to make. Perfect cupcakes for Memorial Day, 4th of July or Veteran’s Day or just for a Patriotic summer dessert.

American Flag Cupcakes

==> Find the recipe for these Red, White and Blue cupcakes

Firecracker Popcorn

What a really cool idea for the kids as this popcorn is made with popping candy and we all know how crazy that feels when you put it in your month. Kids rally love it.

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4th Of July Snack Mix Recipe

The Patriotic snack mix is easy to make and perfect for a 4th of July family Picnic. Kids will try and sneak an extra handful as they will think it is amazing but takes no time at all to make.

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==> Find the recipe for this 4th of July Snack Mix here

4th of July Popsicles

Fourth of July popsicles are a delicious and fun way to celebrate America’s independence. Easy to make and even easier to eat, these popsicles are perfect for any 4th of July party.

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==> Find the recipe for these Patriotic Popsicles here

Red White and Blue Trifle

If you have a 4th of July Party planned and have loads of family coming over then a trifle is a huge hit. Why not make this patriotic one which the kids will also love, it has layers of red, white and blue and looks so delicious.

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==> Find the recipe for this Layered Trifle

Serve up some patriotic drinks – what’s a party without some delicious drinks? Make things festive with red, white, and blue drinks or create a signature Fourth of July cocktail.

Put together a patriotic picnic – for a more laid-back 4th of July party, try putting together a festive picnic lunch or dinner. Spread out a blanket in your backyard or park, and fill it with American classics like watermelon, potato salad, and apple pie.

No 4th of July celebration is complete without some fun and festive party ideas! We’ve provided a few of our favorites, but be sure to get creative and put your own spin on things. Have a blast celebrating America’s birthday with your friends and family!

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