4th of July Outdoor Party Ideas – Growing The Givens

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There is nothing more American than celebrating the 4th of July near a pool and a grill. Not to mention that the pool part is almost necessary for a holiday that is in the height of summer. And since everyone loves a good party, I am sharing the best 4th of July outdoor party ideas so you can put together a great backyard gathering without breaking a sweat!

4th of July Party Food Ideas

Need a cool treat? Try these Patriotic Frozen Bananas.

4th of July Ice Cubes – makes any drink say “Merica”

Star Spangled Banner Vodka Margarita

I am not really a fan of vodka, but I do enjoy a good margarita!

Crock-Pot Sticky Meatballs

Friends, this recipie is good any time of the year, but it is so easy to make and serve that it is a must at your July 4th party.

July 4th Party Decorations

Painted Lawn Stars

I am all about small things that make a big impact!

Mason Jar Centerpieces

Snap, Crackle and Pop Jars

Who doesn’t remember those little poppers growing up? Bring em back with style!

Tootsie Pop Centerpieces

I am all about effeciency and this centerpiece also doubles as a snack. Win Win.

Happy 4th, Y’all cups

I am ordering these by the bucket load.

American Flag Pool Float

But think about the FLOAT FUN! This is also good for Labor Day and Memorial Day, so it is certainly a multi-use float.

How are you going to be celebrating July 4th? If you are taking advantage of a pool, make sure you have on a comfortable swimsuit and can take part in all of the fun games you will be playing! And enjoy the time you get to spend with your friends and family celebrating the freedom that has been passed down to us!