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These 4th of July food & party ideas are fireworks-worthy! 🎆
Our 4th of July party ideas will get you feeling festive!
Get ready for July 4th with these fun and festive party ideas. Our delicious 4th of July recipes and fun activities will make your party a celebration to remember. Have a safe and happy holiday!
4th of July Appetizers
It isn’t summer without watermelon, and this crowd-pleasing treat couldn’t be easier to prepare! It’s one of our tried and true 4th of July food ideas.
Add a little spice to your holiday with this balanced and creamy dip!
Taco dip is a party favorite. There are rarely leftovers when we serve this scrumptious snack!
This protein-filled Crockpot appetizer packs a flavorful punch. It’s sweet AND savory!
4th of July Side Dishes
Sink your teeth into some sweet corn this summer. We love this take on a simple corn salad!
Whip up this tropical side dish in under 10 minutes. It’s a refreshing treat on a hot summer day.
When butter simply won’t do, take on this twist of a classic summer BBQ staple by adding in cojita cheese, lime juice, and spices.
4th of July Main Dishes
You can’t get more American than a sloppy joe! This popular dish takes just 10 minutes.
Handheld sandwiches are the perfect party food, and these ham and cheese sliders are always a hit. They are one of our favorite 4th of July party ideas! Try our keto version too!
Prefer ground beef to ham? We have a hamburger sliders recipe that feeds a crowd!
These mouth-watering ribs will be the talk of your party. Pop them in the pressure cooker and they’re done in just 30 minutes!
Celebrate the holiday with an American staple. This scrumptious idea turns a classic recipe into a keto-friendly entree.
This yummy vegetarian recipe will have you begging for more! This black bean burger tastes just like it came from a restaurant.
Craving real beef? Don’t miss out on our Bacon and Cheddar Stuffed Burger recipe!
4th of July Desserts
Kids and adults will love these refreshing popsicles made with fresh strawberries. You only need 3 ingredients!
Impress your guests with this award-winning strawberry cake! This bright-colored dessert will look perfect with your red, white, and blue decorations!
This blueberry cheesecake is beautiful, decadent, and deceptively easy to make. It’s impossible not to love the buttery graham cracker crust!
This patriotic trifle is one of the most photogenic 4th of July party foods. Best of all, it feeds a crowd!
Bring the 4th of July carnival to your house with this kid-friendly snow cone recipe! It’s one of our easiest 4th of July party ideas.
4th of July Drinks
This thirst-quenching beverage is ideal for summertime. It’s the perfect red drink to go with a 4th of July theme. Try our original recipe or make it keto-friendly.
Prefer soda to lemonade? Don’t forget to try our strawberry cream soda recipe!
This fun hard seltzer slushie recipe lets you be creative with your flavors. For red and “blue”-colored drinks, try the strawberry mango or black cherry versions!
Wow your guests this Fourth of July when you serve a photo-worthy beverage like this red, white, and blue lemonade and cranberry apple juice mocktail. This divine drink can be made alcoholic with a splash of vodka or kept non-alcoholic for the kids.
Bonus! 4th of July Activities
Keep the 4th of July fun going with a family-friendly craft. This DIY pallet flag makes a fun project. Display it during the summer or keep it up year-round!
Make a keepsake to remember the holiday. This firework art is super easy to create using straws and paint. It’s a fun way to keep kids entertained this 4th of July!