On the 4th of July, 1776, America came to be; it is the day we won our freedom, the day our ancestors won their battle. Thus, it is only right that we honor the day in the best way possible. Check out these fun party ideas for Independence Day to host the most spectacular event of the year.
Published On: 2019-06-27
Written By: Haziqa Ishtiaq
Are you ready to show your love for your country? Independence Day is coming up, meaning it`s time to honor our ancestors for their fight to gain our freedom; and, what`s better than throwing a fantastic 4th of July Party?
Revamp your home and office with red, white, and blue; bake treats to fill your needs, costumes, games, and tons of other exciting things you can do to show your American pride.
This time every year, the patriotism is flooding the streets, with the colors of the flag visible around every corner. It is the time when the people unite in their love for their country, look past their differences, and celebrate one of the greatest nations in the world.
So, if you`re going to host a 4th of July celebrations, then you`re going to need a few party ideas to make your Independence Day event the best yet.
No matter how close you are to someone, you still need to prepare their invitations for your party; to ignite their patriotism and love for their country, create invites that will get them excited and eager to attend.
Of course, there is only one option when it comes to Fourth of July party themes; the red, white, and blue, colors of the American flag. So, for your party invitations, go for stars and stripe with red, white and a bit of blue mixed into it. Like this one!
You could go for the simple but colorful design like the one above or, if you want, add a bit of fireworks display to your invites. There`s no 4th of July without sparklers; so entice your guests with the promise of pyrotechnics to get them excited for the celebrations.
If you don`t have the time to create hand-made invites, then there are printable invitations or e-invites that you can send to your guests, family, and friends. Order online or create your 4th of July party invites that are sure to get you RSVPs faster than ever.
When you`re planning a party for any occasion, you need to thank your guests for making time out of their schedule to attend your party. So, here are few ideas for your 4th of July Party favors
Mason jars are incredibly versatile, readily available, and affordable. You can make use of this beautiful staple as a party favor coupled with one of the most desired treats, s` mores. And, they can be personalized so you can be as creative as you want for your 4th of July party favors.
These trinkets are the perfect, cutest way to celebrate America`s birthday and decorate your place to show your patriotic spirit. Each one feature the colors of the flag and their mini size make them easy to pack; what more could you want for your 4th of July parties?
You can`t expect to throw a 4th of July party and not take care of the menu; Independence Day is the day where you can go all out with the red, white, and blue. Add it to your cakes or cupcakes, ice-creams and desserts, drinks to freshen up; and, of course, barbecue specials are a must on this summer day.
Appetizers or one-bite goodies are the delights of any party, but on 4th of July, you can add stars and stripes to the treats making them a patriotic gift that is sure to rekindle your love for the stars & stripes in the red, white, and blue. For your Independence Day celebrations for the year 2019, try out these desserts for your menu:
Kids or adults, we all love Oreos, for reasons we cannot explain; therefore, grab a box of Oreos and dip them in the red and white with a sprinkle of blue for your Fourth of July Party. They are sure to be a hit with your guests and less time-consuming to make.
With the summer sun at its peak, watermelons would be a great treat; turn them into a starry delight and show your true American pride. The fruit is a taste of heaven in such hot weather, with a bit of creativity; it can also be a patriotic delicacy.
Berry pies, can it get more delicious than that? Maybe if you add vanilla ice-cream – a lot of vanilla ice-cream? The stars add a patriotic touch to the mouth-watering delight, making it a perfect addition to your 4th of July party.
4th of July parties are the best time to have a backyard barbecue bash. So, pull out your grills and have a cookout with your friends and family this Independence Day with these grilled delicacies.
Start the Red, white, and blue extravaganza by adding a little green to the mix; grill your veggies, add a bit of thyme and honey vinaigrette to make the meal even more appetizing. It is healthy and delicious, the perfect addition to any menu.
A bit of seafood is healthy and a change from the traditional menu of hamburgers; moving on from the veggies, add shrimp to the mix for a mixed palate. A bit of fine cuisine between the chicken and beef; shrimps will be the just the right side-dish to any entrée.
Serve your guests spicy, mouth-watering, juicy chicken this 4th of July. It`s not a barbecue without grilled meat in the plate; grill some chicken and pair it with a delicious mayo and cider vinegar BBQ white sauce.
Got to keep the kids happy and busy; these treats will keep their mouths munching while you can have some time with the adults in the gathering.
Every kid likes lollipops, and if you bunch them together as a centerpiece for every table, then you are sure to be a hit with the kids. It will keep their tummies from rumbling until it’s time for dinner; plus, it doubles as a fantastic patriotic décor.
Marshmallows are a delight to stuff in your mouth; give them a little patriotic makeover and the kids` won’t be able to put them down. The gooey sweetness of the marshmallows and the tartness of the red, white, and blue creams are sure to be heaven for taste buds.
Cheese and deep-fried potatoes, is there anything we love more? Adults or kids, tater tots are a snack you can`t resist no matter what your age; but, when they are drizzled with a little parmesan, they become even more drool-worthy.
It`s not just food that takes on the colors of the national flag; turn your home into a patriotic paradise with every nook and cranny singing red, white, and blue. Need help with your 4th of July party themes? Then read on below.
If you`re keen on DIY, then try these party ideas for Fourth of July.
DIY is fun, but, you don`t have to create everything from scratch; a few brands show their patriotic spirit with their collection of products that showcase the American flag. Take a look at where you can shop for your party decorations and even avail some fantastic 4th of July deals.
Serve your treats in patriotic printable wrappers; Evermine has a collection of cupcake wrappers that you can use either for desserts after the barbecue or as part of your 4th of July party favors. Plus, with Evermine Coupons, you can shop your party décor without breaking the bank.
Paper fans are an iconic party decoration; like the balloons, you can`t avoid them. Plus, in the summer heat, they are a real blessing. So, take a break from the summer sun and cool down with decorative, red, white & blue, paper fans from Century Novelty.
You and your guests would want to capture the moment and preserve it for eternity, and the best way to do that for 4th of July parties is patriotic photo booth props. Wear the red, white, and blue or cutouts of the Statue of Liberty, Shindigz offers various options in this collection at discounts.
Your Independence Day party decorations will ignite your guests` patriotic spirit; but, if you want them to stay until the end of the night, then you need to have their kind of entertainment ready. Here are a few 4th of July activities you can plan for adults and kids.
4th of July is the day America found its freedom but do we all know our history as well we think we do? Here are a few trivia facts as one of your 4th of July party games to stir up some competitive American spirit.
Keep your guests entertained, especially the kids; if they get bored they`re going to be troublesome for the adults. Thus, to keep the little ones occupied & something for the families to enjoy, set up these activities for Fourth of July parties.
No matter how old you get, everybody loves a game of tic-tac-toe.
Gather friends and family, your beloved guests, and their kids for a fun round or two of the timeless pastime.
To set up the game, all you need is a white rope, and paint the letters you can find at any craft store.
If you have a pool in your backyard, then get the kids to take a dip in the cool waters and play some pool tag.
Adults need something a little more challenging than tic-tac-toe & pool tag; so, to keep the grownups entertained, try these games for 4th of July.
See how well you can aim with darts in your 4th of July party games.
Put up red, white, and blue balloons on your garage door or backyard wall, and have a competition to see who the best is?
If you are in the 21st century, then you should be aware of the various photo props that have taken over your Instagram feed.
Whether you are an adult or a millennial in this decade, photo props are a fun way to pass the time and make memories you`ll cherish forever. It`s a way to look back and laugh at your ridiculousness and reminisce on the good times.
When you`re tired of the festivities, it`s time to bring the night to a slow end. Or maybe you want to start it off with a blast from the past? Go for a little trip down memory lane cinematic style to ignite your patriotism?
Regardless of when you choose to watch, 4th of July movies should be a part of your Independence Day Celebrations.
It is the perfect way to remember how our ancestors fought for our freedom, what it means to be an American, and what the American spirit is.
Besides, this way you don`t have to worry about the kids or the adults for at least two and a half hours.
When it`s the Fourth of July, you can`t forgo the fireworks.
Many places offer Independence Day Freebies, including free entry to fireworks, shows so that you can end America`s Birthday celebrations with a bang, sparkle, and pop.
What could be a better birthday special, then the whole nation coming together as one?
Or if you want to remain in your backyard, then make sure to stock up on firecrackers and sparklers that are safe enough to light at home. It`s not the same as big, fireworks that light the sky, but they are still a sight to see.
Celebrate America with a party that shows your American spirit. These are few 4th of July celebration ideas that will help you throw an unforgettable backyard bash.
Your guests will leave feeling proud of their nation and excited to unravel their party favor. And, you might gain the title of the Best Party Host for Independence Day parties.
So, say Happy Birthday to America and have a joyful Independence Day!
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