The 19 Best 4th of July Party Ideas, According to Pinterest
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The 19 Best 4th of July Party Ideas, According to Pinterest

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, we’ve got red, white and par-tay on the brain. If you are hosting a backyard BBQ at your place or heading off to a picnic party at the shore, you’ll want to be ready with festive eats, drinks and decorations. But before you start diving deep into those Pinterest feeds for ideas, check out this list of Pinterest’s top Fourth of July party ideas. It’s got everything from refreshing cocktails to patriotic decorations and even some style and mani inspo. No need to spend hours creating your own party board!

1. Fourth of July Wine Sparklers: This wine spritzer is so easy, yet so festive and refreshing. Mix wine with lemon-lime soda and garnish with blueberries and watermelon stars. Bonus: When you hit the bottom of the glass, you get a bite of boozy chilled fruit to eat. (via TheKitchn)

2. Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles for Fourth of July: These frozen pops are delicious and healthy, and they couldn’t be any easier to make. Just drop some berries into popsicle molds, then fill with coconut water and freeze. (via Back to the Book Nutrition)

3. Fruit Cubes: Fruity ice cubes dress up any bevvie. For July Fourth, place red and blue berries into ice trays, then fill with water and freeze. Break out the cubes when it’s time to party and they’ll add a festive pop to all your drinks. (via Pip and Ebby)

4. Fourth of July Fruit Kabobs: These kabobs look so adorable, and they’re super easy to pull off. All you need is a star cookie cutter for the watermelon slices, some blueberries and some wooden skewers. (via The Baby Bump Diaries)

5. Red, White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats: To deck out your Rice Krispies Treats in patriotic colors, just dip them in red and blue melts, then add sprinkles and piping. The color-coordinated straws add a nice finishing touch and make them portable. That way, guests can mingle while they nosh. (via Life, Love and Sugar)

6. Angel Food Cake With Coconut Whipped Cream and Berries: Light and airy angel food cake is the best summer dessert. This cake is topped with whipped coconut cream and garnished with red strawberries and blueberries for the perfect Fourth of July combo. (via The Blahnik Baker)

7. A Fun Way to Serve Up S’mores: No Fourth of July party is complete without s’mores. Serve them up in french fry holders and festive paper cones. Once sundown hits, you can just light the campfire and pass out your pre-prepped s’mores fixings. (via Balancing Home Life / Saving by Design)

8. Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls: The easy three-ingredient marinade makes these roll-ups the perfect meat and veg combo. There’s nothing more savory than flank steak eaten hot off the grill. (via Picture the Recipe / DIY Joy)

9. Parmesan Chive Corn on the Cob: Reminiscent of Mexican street corn, this recipe calls for a healthy dose of butter, grated cheese and spices. Salty Parmesan adds just the right bite to sweet corn. (via Must Love Home)

10. DIY Kraft Paper Chip Bags: Whether your chips are store-bought or homemade, they’ll have scratch-made appeal in these DIY bags. Click through for the red, white and blue printables. (via Lia Griffith)

11. Double Sided Red White and Blue Picnic Quilt: Made of red white and blue bandanas, this patriotic coverlet is just the thing for a July Fourth backyard picnic. It’s an easy DIY — no binding is needed! — so you can sew it up in just a few hours. (via Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom)

12. Painted Lawn Stars: Give your lawn some stars and stripes with a star stencil and some spray paint. You can fill in the stars or outline them — a combo of both in multiple colors looks yankee doodle dandy. (via The Concrete Cottage)

13. DIY Bottle Ring Toss Game: You’ll be breaking out this portable DIY bottle ring toss game all year long for beachside outings, afternoons in the park and backyard parties. Use red, white and blue craft paint, and it’s perfect for the Fourth of July. (via Everyday Dishes)

14. Squirt Gun Station: This Independence Day, give the kids some squirt gun action. Nothing beats water fun when the weather gets hot and humid, and the embellished bucket adds to the Fourth of July decor. (via First Home Love Life)

15. Kiddie Pool to Keep Things Cool: Keep a large quantity of bevvies cool and easily accessible for kids by corralling them in a pool of ice. A red or blue plastic kiddie pool will complement your July Fourth theme. (via Balancing Beauty and Bedlam)

16. Popsicle Stick American Flag: Crafty kids big and small will love this patriotic DIY. Make ahead to use as decorations, or set up a kids’ crafting table for a fun group activity. (via A Pumpkin and a Princess)

17. DIY Tie Dye American Flag Towel: Show your true colors at your July Fourth pool party with these festive tie-dyed beach towels. Every towel turns out different, and the variation is half the fun. (via One Little Minute)

18. Cute Fourth of July Outfits: Your July Fourth duds should be cute but comfy. In this chambray shirt atop a red-and-white striped T-shirt dress, you’ll be both. Add some white Chuck Taylors and you’ll be picture-perfect for any patriotic picnic. (via Gal Meets Glam / Divine Caroline)

19. Patriotic Dotticure: This red, white and blue mani makes great use of negative space. The patriotic dots look like fireworks on our digits. (via Nailstorming)

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