Festive 4th Of July Party Ideas

Looking for 4th of July party ideas? Whether in search of decor ideas, games for the kids to play, or a refreshment or two, we have gathered together some great ideas for you. Everyone enjoys a celebration on the 4th of July. For many, it is a a holiday filled with fond memories of childhood, summertime, good food and great company.

The 4th of July brings all of us together and reminds us of how we won our freedom. Feelings of pride and unity fills the air culminating with a spectacular show of fireworks in the sky. It is an extravaganza of red, white and blue, stars and stripes, fellow comrade and country. So it only makes sense to want some fabulous 4th of July party ideas.

There are a wide variety of decor ideas out there, from whimsical to traditional patriotic.  Here are just a few of our favorites to start off this summer holiday:

Have fun with your children by dying some rice, red and blue. Layer the rice in mason jars and top it off with a tea-light candle. Line your pathway with them or place them on tables as the center piece.

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We love this look of streamers hanging from string lighting. Use only the colors of red, white and blue or add some lighter hues of pink and baby blue. Either way they are festive and fun.

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These painted lawn stars are a perfect way to add some flair to your 4th of July decor. Easy to do, they really add a festive flair to your 4th of July decorations. 

4th of July Painted Lawn Stars

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For some fun and games on the 4th of July check out these –

This is a brilliant and creative idea! Create a snap, pop, crackle station. Both adults and children will enjoy the entertainment these simple “fireworks” (poppers, snappers and sparklers) will provide for all.

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How about doing a flag hunt? An outstanding activity to keep the kids busy. Hide flags all over the yard for them to find. You can give out prizes at the end or even write on the flag what the prize is such as, a quarter or a piece of candy. You can have a lot of fun with this idea. Find the small flags needed here.

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This game is not only sure to be a blast but will keep the kids cool too. Hang a bunch of water balloons as pinatas!

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Here are a couple of wonderful star spangled fruit refreshments your guests will love –

Watermelon is not only sweet but full of water to help keep the family hydrated in the heat. Cut up pieces using a star shaped cookie cutter for easy to nibble bites.

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Make cute little fruit cups filled with red and blue fruits such as strawberries and blueberries.

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With all of these wonderful ideas your party is bound to be a hit. Everyone here at Flags On A Stick wishes you a very happy and safe 4th of July!