Fourth of July Party Favors, Foods and More!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016

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Are you ready for a summer-y 4th of July party? If you haven’t had time to plan your shindig yet, or still need some pieces to complete the puzzle, then this is the post for you. Here are ten stellar ideas to make your 4th of July gathering the best on the block. We’ve got you covered for snacks, party decorations and fun activities.

Girl wearing braided headbands
No-Sew Headbands

This headband is the perfect accessory for anyone who’s excited about the 4th of July. The best part? There’s no sewing involved! Just get some fabric scraps and start braiding. For more information, visit Sugar Bee Crafts.

Star-shaped cookies with fruit
Fruity Star Cookies

Here’s a patriotic cookie that has a healthy, fruity spin to it. The cookies are a basic shortbread recipe that will take no time at all. Simply add strawberry slices and blueberries for flavor and decoration! For more information, visit Gold Medal Flour’s blog.

Stars and Stripes banner
Paint Chip Banner

If you need a quick party decoration, this paint chip banner is perfect because it uses something you might have lying around already and it’s very simple to put together! For more information, visit A Bit of Sunshine.

water balloon
Games Galore

Games are a must for any party, especially if you’re going to have little ones there. This list contains fun ideas like water balloon dodgeball, water gun fights and lawn games. For more information, visit SheKnows.

Chocolate-covered pretzel sticks
Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels

Chocolate and pretzels are one of the all-time best combinations for a snack. All you need to make these are some pretzel sticks, melted chocolate and patriotic sprinkles! For more information, visit Cupcakes and Cashmere.

Cardboard rockets hanging from the ceiling
Confetti Rockets

These confetti-filled rockets can act as party décor as well as entertainment! Hang them up along doorways or outside on the porch, and then let the kids pull them loose and release confetti. For more information, visit Alpha Mom.

Firecracker pop rocks cake
Firecracker Cakelette

This adorable little cake is in the shape of a firecracker and there’s a surprise inside: Pop Rocks! Cut circles out of red, white and blue cakes, stack your firecracker, and pour Pop Rocks inside. For more information, visit SheKnows.

Mason jar candle
Jar Candle Craft

You know your party is going to run into the evening...these patriotic jars can hold a candle to keep the party going when it gets dark! These are also a great craft for kids to help out with. For more information, visit Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Star sprinkle rice krispie treats
Rice Krispie Cut-Outs

These are the cutest and most patriotic Rice Krispie treats you’ll ever see! Add sprinkles and a popsicle stick to the regular recipe. For more information, go to

Cardboard firecrackers
Firecracker Centerpiece

Every good party table needs a great centerpiece and this one is perfect for the 4th of July! These firecrackers are easy to make with scrapbook papers. For more information, visit That’s What Che Said.

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