120 4th of July Party Ideas

This is an ultimate roundup of hundreds of 4th of July party ideas which include patriotic decor ideas, appetizers, desserts, drinks, main dishes, sides, and games. Impress your friends and family at your 4th of July party with these creative red, white and blue decorations and delicious foods!

4th of July Party Decor Ideas

Painted Bushel Basket
bushel basket + red & white acrylic paint + bandana

Patriotic Tin Cans
paint + tin cans + ribbon + small flags

Lollipop Bouquet

glass candleholders + red, white and blue candy + various sized flags

Patriotic Bug Away Candleholders
rice + red and blue food coloring + lemongrass + glass votives + candles

American Flag Mason Jars
acrylic paint + foam stars + tape + spray paint + sandpaper

Patriotic Silverware Holders
paper sacks + ribbon + washi tape + free printable + circle punch + glue dots + napkins, straws, silverware, etc.

Napkin and Utensil Holder Mason Jars
silverware + bandanas + mason jars

Bandana Napkin
bandanas + thread or twine + silverware

Patriotic Sand Art Mason Jar Decorations

4th of July Sparkler Station
empty jars + chalkboard paint + chalk + natural raffia

Embellished Tin Pails (no source found)
small galvanized buckets + flags + patriotic ribbons + washi tape
Use the ribbons for handles and decorate around the middle of the buckets with washi tape, paper, stickers, etc.

American Flag Water Bottles
water bottles + $1 flags + mod podge

Red, White and Blue Flower Centerpiece

Patriotic Flower Centerpiece
mason jars + white, red & blue craft paint + twine + star stickers + painter’s tape + flowers

Easy Patriotic Luminaries

4th of July Party Streamers
red, white, and blue paper streamers + big-bulb outdoor lights

Red, White and Blue Pom Garland (source unknown)
red, white and blue tissue paper + ribbon or string + scissors
Here is a tutorial for how to make the garland

Patriotic String Lights
red, white and blue yarn+ balloons + glue + petroleum jelly + wire + string lights

Denim and Burlap Lighted Garland
white mini lights +  red and white burlap rolls + denim roll

Outdoor Patriotic Tassel Garland
plastic table covers + plastic clothes line

Plastic Cup Twirlers

DIY American Flag Bandana Garland from Party City
twine + fabric glue + flag bandanas

Bandana Banners
bandanas + twine

Bandana Tablecloth
red, white and blue bandanas + thread
If you have basic sewing skills and a sewing machine this will be an easy project.
Also, you can get the bandanas at Dollar Tree!

Bandana Placemat

Woven Table Runner
white paper tablecloth + blue and red crepe paper + double sided tape

DIY Flag Table Runner
yardstick + tailor’s chalk + burlap +  painter’s tape + 1″ star stickers + blue and red spray paint

DIY Star Table Runner
foam + acrylic paint (red, white and blue) + paint roller + burlap

4th of July Painted Burlap Banner from See Vanessa Craft

4th of July Party Appetizers

Easy Flag Fruit Dessert from Family Fresh Meals

American Flag Fruit Skewers from Party City

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries from Dessert Now Dinner Later

Brownie and Fruit Kabobs from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Summer Berry Cheesecake Salad from The Slow Roasted Italian

Fruit Kabobs The Baby Bump Diaries

Star Spangled Fruit Salad from A Family Feast

4th of July Watermelon Centerpiece from Paper, Pen and Flowers

Flag Fruit Pizza from Sabby in Suburbia

Patriotic Watermelon and Feta Flag from Wenderly

American Flag Vegetable Tray from Living Locurto

Red, White & Blue Cake Batter Dip from Sugar & Soul

American Flag S’mores Dip from The Decorated Cookie

Lightened Up 7-Layer Dip from Mariah’s Pleasing Plates

Cheese and Cracker Flag (source unknown)

Red White and Blue Deviled Eggs from Created by Diane

July Popcorn Bar from A to Zebra Celebrations

Patriotic Popcorn from Two Sisters Crafting

4th of July Muddy Buddy Snack Mix from BabySavers

Patriotic Caramel Pretzel Bites from Two Sisters Crafting

4th of July Party Food Ideas (Main Dishes & Sides)

Hot Dog Toppings Bar (with free printables) from I Heart Naptime

4th of July Firecracker Dogs from Homemade in the Heartland

Bacon Wrapped Cheese Hot Dogs from Barbara Bakes

Best Hot Dog You Will Ever Eat (JDawgs Special Sauce Copycat) from The Food Charlatan

4th of July Hot Dog Bar from Lia Griffith

Best Burger Recipe – So Good the Bun Gets in the Way from Our Savory Life

Juicy Lucy from The Hungry Bluebird

Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Burger from Tip Hero

Best Grilled Chicken Marinade from Happily Unprocessed

Best Baked Beans from The Girl Who Ate Everything

Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad from Natasha’s Kitchen

Copycat Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw from Shugary Sweets

Best Potato Salad Recipe from Melanie Cooks

BLT Pasta Salad from Life in the Lofthouse

Red White and Blue Spaghetti from Created by Diane

4th of July Party Food from Hostess with the Mostest

Tortellini Kabobs from Real Women & Homes

4th of July Party Desserts

4th of July Dessert Party Table from Hostess with the Mostest

4th of July Dessert Table from Catch My Party

Nautical Fourth of July Dessert Table from Hostess with the Mostest

Flag Cupcake Cake from Betty Crocker

Red, White, and Blue Cupcakes from Wellness

Firecracker Cake from Love Bakes Good Cakes

Red, White and Blue Layered Flag Cake from Betty Crocker

No-Bake Strawberry Blueberry Trifle from Natasha’s Kitchen

Fireworks Sugar Cookie Cake from Crazy for Crust

4th of July No Bake Cheesecake from Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Flag Cake with Cream Cheese Topping from Spend With Pennies

No Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake from Cakes Cottage

Strawberry & Blueberry Cheesecake Icebox Cake from Life Love and Sugar

Angel Food Cake with Berries from Hoosier Homemade

Fireworks Pudding Cookies from Crazy for Crust

Stars and Stripes Sugar Cookie Bars from Delightful E Made

Fourth of July  Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies from The 36th AVENUE

Patriotic Cake Mix Jello Cookies from Tastes of Lizzy T

Red, White & Blue Fireworks Treats from Lemon Tree Dwelling

4th of July Bark from Life with the Crust Cut Off

American Flag Marshmallow Pops from Two Sisters Crafting

Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Cake from Spend with Pennies

4th of July Ice Cream Sandwiches from Freutcake

4th of July S’mores from Balancing Home

Frozen Treat Bar from Dukes and Duchesses

4th of July Party Drink Ideas

4th of July Party Drink Station from Party City

Patriotic Layered Drinks from Like Mother, Like Daughter

Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch via Mom Endeavors

Sparkling Red, White and Blue Sangria from Gimme Some Oven

Fruit Cubes from Pip and Ebby

4th of July Wine Sparklers from The Kitchn

Red, White & Blue Jello Ice Cubes from Shaken Together

Blue Vodka Lemonade from Dinner Dishes then Deserts

July 4th Layered Drinks from In Katrina’s Kitchen

Red, White & Blue Patriotic Italian Cream Sodas from Butter with a Side of Bread

4th of July Party Games

4th of July Balloon Dart Game from Giggles Galore

Patriotic Bingo from Crazy Little Projects

Stars and Stripes Bean Bag Toss from Charles + Hudson

Bottle Ring Toss from Everyday Dishes

4th of July Pinata Balloons from The Gunny Sack

Tin Can Knockdown Game from Evite

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