Over 50 4th of July ideas for every aspect of your holiday, including 4th of July recipes and crafts! Many are fully patriotic in red, white and blue and some are just perfect for summer fun like delicious grilled recipes.
4TH OF JULY IDEAS FOR EVERY PART OF YOUR HOLIDAY FUN!
I admit, the main reason that I love the 4th of July is that it is a pause in the summer craziness to enjoy the warm weather, family, friends, and great food!
We typically spend it poolside, staying cool in the water while also grilling chicken wings and drinking tasty cocktails! I will definitely be making a pitcher of Summer Sangria!
Now that Liam is getting old enough, I’m excited to start showing him firework shows and fun parades! I love seeing his face light up by the excitement of the holiday.
Plus I know he’s going to love some of these 4th of July ideas. He has already requested a Captain America Star Shield shirt for the holiday!
So I’m sharing a TON of 4th of July ideas, including 4th of July recipes – side dishes, main dishes, desserts and drinks- and 4th of July crafts below! I hope you will find a ton of things to try and eventually love!
4th of July Side Dish Recipes
You can't have a 4th of July bbq without delicious sides! Below you will find potato salads, pasta salads, fresh fruit ideas and picnic classics like baked beans! Everything you need to round out a delicious 4th of July meal for guests.
4th of July Main Dish Recipes
Perfect dinner or lunch recipes you are going to love on the 4th of July and all summer long!
Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa & Avocado Lime Sauce
You can't get much better than grilled fish tacos in my book!
Grilled Sweet Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Lime Chimichurri
It doesn't get much better than the amazing flavor in this chipotle pork recipe! It will be a big win with your guests.
Easy Grilled (or broiled) Chicken Shish Kabob recipe
Easy to customize and allow guests to make their own if you want!
4th of July Desserts
All holiday celebrations need good food and dessert is obviously the most important! I'm sharing lots of red, white and blue desserts as well as summer favorites!
Light Angel Food Cupcakes with Strawberry Whipped Topping
A summer classic dessert recipe topped with red and blue fruit and white whipped topping!
4th Of July "Stained Glass" Red, White & Blue Star Cookies
Gorgeous 4th of July cookies with stained glass inside! They will wow your guests.
4th of July Recipes – A “Berry Easy” Patriotic Brownie Trifle
Super easy dessert that is easily made patriotic for 4th of July!
TASTY DRINKS PERFECT FOR 4TH OF JULY
Whether red, white and blue as a patriotic drink or just full of summer flavors, these drinks will wow your guests on the 4th of July!
Red, white and blue punch recipe – Great for kids!
Fun multi-colored punch that is easy, yummy, and sure to delight your littles.
4th of July Crafts
From party decor and kids crafts to 4th of July shirt and home decor, here are 4th of July crafts you'll love!
DIY Glittery All American Princess Shirt With Free Cut File
4th of July shirt design for your kiddos!