As we welcome the first (official) days of summer, it’s time to start planning for Independence Day celebrations! Whether you’re hosting an adult-only get-together, a family-friendly party, or you’re a guest in need of ideas, just ahead are 16 things sure to make your 4th memorable.
Paper Stars by Lia Griffith
Books for the Fourth of July by Modern Parents, Messy Kids
Fourth of July Tie Dye by La Crema
EAT + DRINK
Easy Flag Fruit Dessert by Family Fresh Meals
Firecracker Hot Dogs by POPSUGAR
Non-alcoholic July 4th Layered Drinks by In Katrina’s Kitchen
Boozy Drinks by BuzzFeed
Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake by Recipe Girl
Free Printable 4th of July Trivia Cards + Utensil Holders by Yellow Bliss Road
Firework Paintings by Happiness is Homemade
4th of July coloring pages by Itsy Bitsy Fun
How to take sparkler photos by One Good Thing
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You can find more to make, eat, and do on our Fourth of July Pinterest board.