Calling all party hosts! The ultimate day for the celebration of the entire summer is almost upon us and we’re here to give you some last minute ideas and inspiration. 4th of July feels like the beginning of summer and it’s a day almost everyone has off to enjoy with family and friends.
If you’re the entertainer of the group and plan on hosting the festivities at your home, here are 4 ingredients to focus on for the ultimate 4th of July Blowout Party.
- Patriotic Party Decorations – Based on the idea of incorporating stars and stripes and red, white and blue, the possibilities are truly endless. So why not take your decorations to the next level and create some pieces that are homemade? This idea for flameless party crackers is perfect for a party with lots of young children, or, this list of budget-friendly decorating ideas that will keep your décor unique and festive – without breaking the bank.
- Celebratory Cuisine – We’re not saying to forget the hotdogs, hamburgers and ordinary staples. It wouldn’t be a party without someone manning the grill. But, here are some mouthwatering appetizer ideas to take your food spread to the next level. These Sloppy Joe Sliders require minimal prep time and are small enough to eat without making a total mess. Provide something fresh for the heat with this delicious Avocado Tomato Salad that will surely be a star. And for something savory, how about this Pretzel Ring Beer Cheese Dip? We’re already drooling.
- Delicious Dessert – It wouldn’t be a party without dessert! And these options taste great while working double duty as décor. Try out this Red, White and Blue Berry Pops for a refreshing treat, a 4th of July Parfait that’s simple and quick or this 4th of July S’mores Dip that’s easy, festive and fun!
- 4th of July Inspired Festivities – Don’t forget about the games! Keep your guests entertained all day long with fun activities for adults and children alike. Pull out the cornhole, horseshoes, sports balls and more. Consider doing something 4th of July themed, like hosting a trivia game full of these unique 4th of July Trivia Facts.
No matter what food, fun, and décor your decide on, be sure to cover the basics. Have enough chairs, blankets for after the sun goes down and of course don’t forget to have fun!