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Happy Fourth of July – Great Ideas for Your Fourth of July Celebration

Fourth of July is a patriotic summer holiday that is a favorite for young and old alike.  It’s a time to get together and celebrate our nation’s birth and enjoy some good food, fireworks and outdoor activities.

If you are looking for some Fourth of July activities that will make the day special, you’ll find lots of Fourth of July party ideas here like Fourth of July food for your barbecue or picnic with lots of great Fourth of July recipes for red, white and blue snacks, American cuisine and patriotic desserts.

You’ll also find resources for Fourth of July party supplies and anything else you might need to create a great party for your guests including games and tips on how to have a fun and safe Fourth of July holiday.

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Stars & Stripes FOREVER!

I, Sam the Eagle, present a musical salute to America.
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Fourth of July Costumes


Rasta Imposta Aunt Samantha Adult Costume

Fourth of July is a fun and patriotic holiday, a time for celebrating our nation’s birth with fireworks, backyard barbecues and picnics. It’s also fun to dress up in patriotic costumes like an Uncle Sam costume or a red white and blue outfit like this women’s 4th of July dress.

Fourth of July Costumes

You can get creative and be the Statue of Liberty or one of the founding fathers. What could be more patriotic than a colonial costume like a Betsy Ross costume or being one of the Presidents like George Washington or even George Bush. Halloween is also a great holiday to wear a President mask or costume. Patriotic costumes are also a unique idea for Halloween parties or trick or treating. They make great couples costumes too.

A Wonder Woman costume for her and a G.I. Joe costume for him makes a great couple look. An Army Nurse costume and Sailor costume look great together too. Whether it’s Fourth of July, Halloween or the school play, patriotic costumes are fun to wear. Don’t forget your pet in the celebrations get them a patriotic pet costume for the holiday.

Uncle Sam Costume

Uncle Sam has been a classic symbol of the United States since the 1800s. With his white beard and goatee and stars and stripes clothing and top hat, he represents the US government. Uncle Sam wants you and you can dress up like him for Fourth of July, Halloween or other national holidays.

Statue Of Liberty Costume

The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the United State from France. She is a symbol of the United States and stands for liberty enlightening the world. She is a great idea for a patriotic costume for Fourth of July or Halloween or other patriotic holiday. Lady Liberty’s greenish hue is due to her tarnished copper construction. She has a seven pointed crown and holds a torch and a tablet and
has sandaled feet.

George Washington Costume

George Washington was our first president and the father of our nation. A George
Washington costume makes a wonderful patriotic costume for Fourth of July,
National Holiday or Halloween. This Deluxe George Washington costume comes with
a character mask, jacket and attached vest with jabot. All you need are pants
and shoes. A cherry tree, an axe and not being able to tell a lie help too.

Betsy Ross Costume

Betsy Ross is credited with creating the first American flag. She is a patriotic figure and a Betsy Ross costume makes a great colonial costume for Fourth of July or costume parties. She wears a mopcap and a lace up bodice and has an American flag prop.

Colonial Costume Patterns


President Costumes

Abraham Lincoln Costume

You could dress up in another President costume like Abraham Lincoln or go as Barrack Obama or other notable Presidents like Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan or George Bush. An Abraham Lincoln costume is a classic American President costume for celebrating National Holidays. This Honest Abe costume comes with a stove pipe top hat and character mask with beard.

Patriotic Costumes

Wonder Woman Costume

Wonder Woman is a feminine symbol of an American Super Hero. She helps out the US Army and protects freedom fighters and civilians alike.

1940s WWII Military Officer Army General Costume Adult Standard Large 42

Go as a patriotic couple with these patriotic costumes.

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Fourth of July Invitations

Fourth of July invitations are one of first things you need to get when planning a Fourth of July party, picnic or barbeque. Invite your friends and family for a festive summertime favorite event. Independence Day is a fun summer holiday and a great time to get together and have some fun. Enjoy some patriotic foods and decorations and of course fireworks.

Fourth of July Invitations

Your party can be on July 4th or some other day that week or weekend. Be sure to let your guests know when and where the party will be and what time to show up. If it’s a potluck or B.Y.O.B (bring your own beverage) let them know too. Send out your invitations early enough so that your guests have plenty of time to plan and R.S.V.P. (let you know whether they are attending or not).

Here are some ideas for Fourth of July invitations for your party. You can get premade invitations, make your own or order custom invitations to your Fourth of July celebration.

Fourth of July Party Invitations

Make your own Fourth of July Invitations

Custom Fourth of July Invitations

Want custom made Fourth of July Invitations? Get great looking custom invitations made for your Fourth of July celebration. If you are having a special event and want a unique design for your Fourth of July party or cookout you can get these custom invitations.

Custom Fourth of July Invitations

How to Make Fourth of July Invitations

Flag Invitations

If you are planning a patriotic party for Fourth of July then these Flag Invitations will set the tone for you party. They feature the stars and stripes of the flag and the red, white and blue colors are perfect for the holiday. On Fourth of July and other U.S. holidays like Memorial Day and Veterans Day it is customary to fly the flag. It is a sign of respect and honor for our country. Using flag invitations let’s your guest know that it is a patriotic holidays and gives them all the information they need to when and where the event will take place.


Creative Converting US Pride Party Invitations, 8 Count

Fourth of July Party Decorations

Fourth of July party decorations can be used to decorate for your party but you can also used some of the supplies when creating your invitation to make them look more festive. You can decorate for the party and use the leftovers to adorn you invites for next year too. These plastic streamers have the stars and stripes and a perfect for a patriotic party or affair. They are great for Fourth of July, Memorial Day or other United States holiday celebration.


Patriotic Streamers

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6 Beach Balls 14" Patriotic 4th of July Party Supplies

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Centennial Olympic Park – 4th of July Celebration

Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration is the place to be on Independence Day. The Parks largest event of the year provides Atlantans a full day of entertainment. Arrive at the Park early to secure a good seat and enjoy fun for the whole family. Children’s activities are in the south end of the Park and include arts and crafts, face painting, performances, inflatables, stilt walkers and more. Experience various food vendors and pick up a souvenir from a unique merchandise vendor and the Visitor Center. Or just relax on the Great Lawn and splash in the world famous Fountain of Rings. Live, family-friendly entertainment takes the stage in the late afternoon before a nationally acclaimed, headline act performs. The evening culminates with an impressive fireworks display that lights up the beautiful, downtown Atlanta skyline and is synchronized with a special selection of patriotic music celebrating Americas Independence.

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Cake Decorating 4th of July Firecrackers Cake

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Fourth of July Cake : Fourth of July Cake: Preparing Fondant

Before mixing fondant, make sure the workspace is clean and free of debris. Prepare fondant icing with tips from a professional baker in this free holiday recipe video about making a Fourth of July cake.

Expert: Karen Weisman
Bio: Karen Weisman graduated from Boston University with a degree in Hotel and Food Management. Since then, she has helped a national grocery store chain develop and launch a gourmet food division.
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Music for a Fourth of July Party?

Does anyone have an idea of some good music for a Fourth of July Party?
I am a DJ at a Fourth of July Party gig and I need some music ideas that are good for Children and Adults?

Living in America – James Brown
Born in the USA – Bruce Springsteen

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camping question?

ok so im going camping with all my family this weekend for the fourth of july. im a city girl so i really hate hate camping! any fun activities, or games i should do to make it a little bit more fun??

take a badmitton set,ball,bat and glove,horse shoes,cards,a portable stereo,a mix collection of cds,take a board game,if you give camping a chance you might like it

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