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Celebrate Freedom: Top 10 Things to do this 4th of July

by Char Kernen on June 28, 2023

Top 10 Things to do this 4th of July: Celebrate Freedom

The fourth of July is just around the corner, the day we come together and celebrate our country, freedom, and independence.

So, what are your plans to celebrate this holiday weekend? Having a BBQ, attending a local parade, fireworks? Below are 10 suggestions to make this July 4th a memorable one:

 1 .Fireworks Display

Nothing says 4th of July quite like a sky filled with dazzling fireworks. From coast to coast, cities put on magnificent displays that illuminate the night sky. Check out local listings to find the best Fireworks Display in your area. 🎇

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 2. Parades and Festivals

Local parades and festivals are a quintessential part of the Fourth of July Celebration. With music, floats, food stalls, and a festive atmosphere, it's a great way to spend the day. Many communities even host carnivals with games and rides for kids

3. BBQ Party

Fire up the grill and get ready for a 4th Of July BBQ! Classic American dishes like hamburgers, hot dogs, and ribs are a must. Don't forget sides like corn on the cob, coleslaw, and potato salad. Top it all off with a traditional apple pie for dessert. 🥧🍰

4. Beach or Pool Party

If you live near a beach or have a pool, why not throw a 4th of July beach or pool party? It's a great way to stay cool in the summer heat while enjoying the day with family and friends. Add some inflatable floats, water games, and a seafood BBQ for a perfect summer celebration.

5. Picnic in the Park

Pack up a picnic and head to the local park for some outdoor fun. Fresh fruits, sandwiches, salads, and sweet treats make for a perfect picnic spread. Don't forget to pack frisbees, soccer balls, and other games to enjoy the o outdoor fun. You may want to bring water balloons for any kids (or adults)! Bringing a portable speaker to play music is also a good idea!

6. Backyard Camping or Glamping

Turn your backyard into a mini campsite. Set up a tent, roast marshmallows over a fire pit, and enjoy a night under the stars. It's a unique and fun way to celebrate. If someone plays the guitar or similar have them bring it for entertainment. Also consider if you will have kids over (assuming they are old enough) getting some sparklers for when it gets dark, just be careful! This is a great way to host an intimate backyard celebration right at home. ⛺

7. Attend a Concert

Many cities host free concerts on the 4th of July. Whether it's a local band or a nationally recognized artist, live music can add a memorable touch to your 4th Of July Celebration.

8. Run a Race

Looking for adventure? Kickstart your Independence Day with a 5K or 10K run. Many communities host "Firecracker Runs" on the 4th of July. It's a great way to get in the patriotic spirit, and you'll feel great for the rest of the day. Just make sure you keep hydrated. 🏃‍♂️

9. DIY Crafts and Games

Get creative with DIY crafts and games. This can be especially fun if you have kids. From making patriotic tie-dye shirts to a game of backyard bean bag toss, the options are endless as is the fun!

10.Host a Movie Night

Indoor and outdoor movie nights are always fun. Pick a favorite movie and set up an indoor or outdoor seating area with blankets and pillows. Use a sheet as a screen, grab the popcorn and your favorite beverage and enjoy! P.S. Don’t forget the mosquito repellant. 😊

No matter how you choose to celebrate, remember the significance of the day and enjoy it to the fullest.  


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