Ultimate List of 300+ Ideas for the 4th of July

Planning on having a picnic or barbecue this summer for Memorial Day or Independence Day? Here’s a huge list of almost 200 different 4th of July ideas for your patriotic gathering! Whether it’s food, activities, or decor, we’ve got everything you need to host the perfect red, white, and blue event!

Hey y”all, Tiffany here with a huge list of 300+ 4th of July ideas!

We love the 4th of July in our house. These red, white, and blue patriotic holidays bring so much joy into our home. Plus, the fireworks are a fun bonus. We also love gathering with our friends.

This post has over 200 4th of July ideas! It’s a long post, so here’s an outline:

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4th of July Activity Ideas

Here are some of our favorite patriotic activity and DIY craft ideas.

4th of July Decor

Here are some of our favorite patriotic decor ideas.

4th of July Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Here are some of our favorite patriotic non-alcoholic drink ideas.

4th of July Food Ideas

Food falls into so many different categories.  We’ve got huge lists of desserts, appetizers, and more!  Here are some of our favorites from each category. Just click on each name!

Patriotic Cakes and Cupcakes

4th of July Desserts

Patriotic Appetizers & Side Dishes

4th of July Fruit Dishes

Patriotic Cookies

4th of July Chocolate Dishes

Patriotic Cheesecakes

4th of July Finger Foods

Red, White, and Blue Salads

4th of July Frozen Treats

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  1. Oh my goodness! These ideas are so cute! I don’t know if we will be going in a big crowd to watch fireworks this year, so it’s nice to have other fun options!

  2. These are great ideas to celebrate the 4th of July! Those fire cracker drinks with the cute sparkler straws looks delicious!

  3. Great ideas! I’ve been looking for some fun 4th of July ideas since we’ll be staying home this year. The Berry Lemonade looks awesome, we’re definitely trying that!

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