Patriotic Recipes and Entertaining Ideas to Make this July 4th

Patriotic Recipes and Entertaining Ideas

Patriotic Recipes and Entertaining Ideas to Make this July 4th

Fourth of July is the ultimate summer holiday. Friends and family gather together to BBQ, listen to music, spend the day in the sun and view the fireworks display that will light up the nighttime skyline. Whether you’re hosting a fancy soiree or attending a backyard cookout, we’ve created a list of patriotic recipes and entertaining ideas that will make your July 4th both entertaining and memorable.

From starters, to red white and blue inspired desserts and drinks, we’ve got you covered! Once you’ve figured out what tasty recipes you’re going to make, set the theme of your party with our entertaining ideas. Next on your list should be music. You can’t have a July 4th get-together without a kick-ass playlist that celebrates America--and we’ve created one just for that purpose.

Once you’re done planning your party, check out our list of classic Fourth of July attire!

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The Ultimate Patriotic Cheeseboard

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Buttery Sweet Corn Bread

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Jalapeno Hushpuppies (vegetarian)

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Barbecue, Bacon, & Blue Cheese Potato Salad

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Chips & Cheese Dip (vegetarian)

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Cucumber Noodle, Watermelon, & Feta Salad (vegetarian)

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Mexican Street Corn (Elotes) (vegetarian)

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BLT Pasta Salad

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Spinach & Cheese (vegetarian)

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BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad

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Double Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger with Caramelized Onions

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Hot Diggity Dogs!

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Cauliflower Buffalo Wings with Ranch Dip (vegan)

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50 Stars BBQ Chicken

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Portobello Mushroom Hot Dogs (vegetarian)

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Star-Spangled Cookies

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Triple Chocolate 4th of July Cake

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Mini Berry Pies

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Red, White, & Blueberry Popsicles (vegan)

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American Flag Donuts

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Buzzed Cherry Bombs

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Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

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Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch

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Alcoholic Popsicles 

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Watermelon & Blackberry Wine Sparklers

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 Tassel Stir Sticks

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Glam Picnic on The Beach

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Party Favors

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American Flag Candles

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A Star-Spangled Celebration

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Kristie Woszczyna

My life consists of writing, shopping, music, spending time with my boyfriend, working out, traveling and macarons from Bottega Louie. Kristie@a-girl-in-la.com.