The whole country will be celebrating. Why not add to the celebration with your family and friends by sharing your love for one another.
Red, white, blue, silver
The American flag:
Use the theme for your linens and chair covers if any.
Incorporate the American flag into your centerpieces.
Use vases, containers or tubs.
Confetti, blueberries and apples always work as centerpieces.
Stars & Stripes:
Be sure to incorporate studded stars into your hair or the girls or red, white and blue hairbows.
Use silver star confetti on the tables.
Alternate table settings with colors
Dress Early American
Star paper laterns
Fill jars with red, white and blue jellybeans and place on the tables as centerpieces.
The American eagle and or Uncle Sam:
Look for Uncle Sam hats for your guests or to incorporate them into your centerpieces.
Dress Early American costumes
Have the Minister dress up as Uncle Sam
The Lady herself - Statue of Liberty and Torches:
Liberty bells for the tables
Blue and silver are nice colors to utilize with this theme.
Dress can be early American costumes.
Have a 4th of July parade.
Blueberries and Strawberries:
Fill large glass bowls or glasses, jars or anything else that is see-through and fill with fruit as centerpieces.
Blueberry muffins and other edible treats make wonderful centerpieces on the tables. Don't forget to inter-twine twigs and flowers of your choosing.
Picnic and Fireworks:
Have the actual ceremony at the location of the picnic and have fireworks and sparklers afterwards when it gets dark.
Play games at the picnic, like baseball, volleyball,sack races, croquet, etc.
Setup a Lemonade stand for your guests.
Remember bug repellent and suncreen
Use picnic baskets and fill them with flowers as centerpieces
A giant balloon release will leave an impresionable memory for your guests.
Use sparklers as your centerpieces by putting them in vases or jars.
July 4th - Patriotic Favor Ideas:
Blueberry cookies or muffins
Star or flag shaped cookies
Red, white and blue decorated cupcakes.
Create a cupcake tree as centerpieces.
Red, white and blue candy favors
Stars and stripes pinwheels
Red, white and blue votive candle favors accented with ribbon and tulle
Patriotic themed popcorn (if having a picnic) Cheap and you can really dress them up.
Patriotic themed magnet favors
Glow in the dark necklaces
Sunglasses or baseball hats
4th of July t-shirts as favors
July 4th lollipops
Star placecard holder and candle favors
Star bottle stopper favors
Silver star placecard holders