Non-Alcoholic Drinks

  1. This one is a lot of fun for the kids. Ocean Water Punch tastes great and has the yummy Swedish Fish Gummies swimming around to make it extra tasty! (via The Country Cook)

2. This drink will be a huge hit with the kids- Captain America Kids Drink. The kids will go around thinking they are Captain America after drinking this yumminess. (via This Worthey Life)

3. Turn any ordinary drink into a fun drink with these Red, White and Blue Jell-O Ice Cubes! Genius!! These are cool because they don’t melt so your kids will have a special treat after their drink is gone. (via Shaken Together Life)

4. Kids love everything that is colorful. This is a fun layered Kid Friendly 4th Of July Drink. Super clever to top is off with a piece of licorice to use as a straw! (via My Big Fat Happy Life)

5. This drink the whole family has to try. Patriotic Italian Soda is a great idea for a drink. Italian soda tastes so good the whole family will love this! (via A Night Owl)

Having a 4th of July party? There is nothing like this time of the summer; kids playing, barbecues, fireworks, and of course the food. These recipes are just what you need to kick off your 4th of July party. 

There’s nothing like summer fun. All the fun family thing you do, camping, picnics, swimming, the list goes on.

One special occasion many people look forward to is 4th of July. The fun neighborhood get togethers; kids playing, the fireworks, and our favorite the food!

We have put together an amazing round-up post for every category you’ll need to make your 4th of July party fun and memorable.

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Delicious Finger Foods For Your 4th Of July Party

  1. Made with fresh summer ingredients this Avocado Crack Dip will be a hit at you party and be gone within seconds. (via Listotic)

2. Nothing like a quick and easy dish to bring to the party. These Million Dollar Tortilla Roll Ups are named this for a reason. (via Sugar Apron)

3. Full of flavor Antipasto Skewers, yes please! Perfect light appetizer for any summer gathering. (via Pip and Ebby)

4. You can’t go wrong with meatballs as a savory finger food at your next 4th of July party. These Barbecue Pineapple Meatballs are going to be a hit. (via Lil Luna)

5. Good thing these are served individually because no one will want to share this Seven Layer Dip with anyone else and keep it all for themselves. (via The Girl Who Ate Everything)

6. These Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls are a must have at every party, pot luck, gathering, breakfast, lunch and dinner. (via Damn Delicious)


7. These mouth watering Crispy Loaded Hasselback Potato Bites, are super easy to make with only a few ingrediants. (via The Comfort Of Cooking)

8. Simple Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno  Poppers will be everyone’s favorite. Spicy cheesy goodness wrapped in bacon, uh yeah! (via Graceful Little Honey Bee)

9. Fried stuff with cheese! (My FRIENDS reference coming out:) ) Fried Mac and Cheese Balls. You have to try these! (via Mommy Musings)

10. This Esquites Guacamole you will just want to eat with a spoon, it’s so good. Made Mexican inspired corn salad and cotija, YUM! ( via Closet Cooking)

11. Looking for something healthy but full of flavor? These Buffalo Cauliflower Bites will satisfy your tastes without making your feel guilty. AND that means you can splurge on all the yummy desserts! ( via Real House Moms)

12. Trust me, your mouth will thank you with these appetizers. Blueberry Balsamic Goat Cheese Appetizers, so simple but yet so tasty. (via The Creative Bite)

13. Looking to get a little classy? These Honey Ricotta Peach Crostini look amazing! Good news it’s easier than it looks to make! (via The Suburban Soapbox)


 14. A tasty yet healthy appetizer your friends and family will love. These Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kababs are perfect for the summer. (via Inspired By Charm) 

15. Cheese potatoes?! You can never go wrong with serving these at your 4th of July party or your next gathering! Everyone will love the Potato Poppers. (via Passion For Saving

16. A refreshing appetizer. This light healthy Cucumber Bites are perfect for summer time, and even a snack. (via Valya’s Taste Of Home) 

17. These sweet and savory Glazed Kielbasa Pineapple will make anyone’s mouth water. You can really eat these all year long, and you’re going to want to. (via Real House Moms) 

18. This Easy Jalapeno Popper appetizer will make you crave more! Super simple and easy to make which is great faor those busy 4th of July gatherings. (via Mom On Timeout)

19. Oh my gosh, are your ready for some cheesy goodness?! Bring these Garlic and Herb Ham and Cheese Sliders to you July 4th party and you will be the talk of the night. (via The Chunky Chef) 

20. Need an easy and delicious appetizer to wow your guests? These Roast Beef Crostinis are just what you need. (via Snacks and Sips)

Side Dishes For Your 4th Of July Party

  1. Refreshing and light Creamy Cucumber Salad. This dish will go perfect for any party gathering. Creamy, dilly cucumbers mmmm. (via Buns In My Oven)

2. Here is the best bbq, hamburger and hot dog pair; Baked Potato Salad. Your will definitely want 3rds probably even fourths of this. (via Fit Foodie Finds)

3. You can’t have a complete BBQ without corn on the cob. This Grilled Parmesan Corn On The Cob is just the way to eat your corn. (via The Diary Of The Real Housewife)

4. If you are a tomato lover than the Marinated Tomato With Mozzarella is for you. Tomatos good, mozzarella goooood. Try this dish out at your next party. (via Eatwell 101)

5. This Zuccini and Squash Au Gratin dish will be devoured by your friends and family. Great healthy vegitable dish. ( via Just A Pinch Recipes)

6. Mmmm, this Summer Veggie Pasta Salad had everything you need to make a great salad. Plus it’s healthy with great taste! (via Life Made Simple)

7. This Greek Salad will give your mouth a burst of freshness; with bright fresh veggies, and a Mediterranean dressing. You can eat it plain, top it on top of something or with your favorite meat, so many options. (via Spend With Pennies)


8. Is this a dessert or side dish? I don’t know but I do know that it’s amazing! This Carrot Salad With Raisins and Pineapple is something even the kids will like! (via The Salty Side Dish)

9. Want to put a little spice into your party? Try this Healthy Mexican Street Corn Salad. You can eat it as a salsa or as a side. (via Slender Kitchen)

10. Great healthy dish for any occasion. This Easy Ratatouille is a perfect pair with your steak, classic summer meal. (via Honest and Truly)

11. Jazz up your salad the Italian way using this Easy Italian Salad recipe. This salad looks amazing, making my mouth water just looking at it. (via Spend With Pennies)

12. Are you having a fiesta? Well you have to have this delicious Fiesta Pasta Salad to complete your meal. (via Five Heart Home)

13. Nothing says summer like fresh sweet strawberries, and putting them in a light spinach salad-perfect. Here is the Best Strawberry Spinach Salad. (via Wine and Glue)


14. Here is a classic side dish that will go with any kind 4th Of July party you are having. Easy Cole Slaw everyone will love. (via Dinner Than Dessert)

15. Another classic summer BBQ dish that everyone will love. Easy Macaroni Salad to go with your barbecue chicken. YUM! (via Know Your Produce)

16. Bacon and potato, I don’t think any outdoor party should be without these two items. This Bacon Potato Salad With Sweet Mustard sounds perfect. ( via Rock Recipes)

17. Ever had cole slaw with a little kick? Try this 5 Minute Tequila Lime Slaw. This is great by itself or even with corn chips as a salsa.  (via The Chunky Chef) 

18. This salad isn’t your typical salad and I would totally eat this as a side, entree, and dessert. The Best Creamy Grape Salad, sweet and crunchy! (via Carls Bad Cravings) 

19. I love pasta salad, and this one looks amazing. The Pepperoni Pizza Past Salad is full of cheese and pepperoni, what more can you ask for? And you kids I guarantee, will love it! (via Mostly Homemade Mom)

20. This Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad is a perfect side dish to serve your friends and family this 4th of July. Ranch lovers will love this! (via The Diary Of A Real Housewife)

21. This Tropical Fruit Salad I want to eat it through the screen! It has the best combination of fruit and sounds amazing. (via Yellow Bliss Road)

Red, White and Blue 4th Of July Food

  1. A 4th Of July Fruit Salsa! This is a great idea and looks so good. You can eat it with graham crackers, waffers, even corn chips for that sweet and salty crunch. (via Your Cup Of Cake) 

2. This should be a rule to have the Red, White and Blue M&M Cookie Bars every 4th! They just might not make it ’til the party…(via No. 2 Pencil) 

3. Now this is my kind of salad! Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Salad. I think I’m just going to hang out at the dessert table. (via South Your Mouth)

4. The 4th of July Dream Cake is an American dream. Topped with yummy fresh fruit and creamy frosting. (via DIY Joy)

5. Now we are getting the part started Red, White and Blue Jello shots! So yummy, don’t mind if I do have one or 6. (via My Mini Adventurer) 

6. Make your 4th fun with these patriotic Layered Drinks. You can make them for kids and make it even more fun for adults. (via Like Mother Like Daughter) 

7. Classic American dessert shortcake. But have you had this Triple Berry Shortcake Salad before?! Because you have to! (via Biz and Giggles) 



8. Everyone loves pizza, an everyone will love this Fourth Of July Berry Dessert Pizza. A cookie crust, with creamy sweet cream cheese icing, and topped with fresh fruit. Doesn’t that sound amazing?! You know you have to make this! (via Crafted Sparrow) 

9. The 4th of July is not complete without fireworks. And yours won’t be complete without this Firecracker Cake. (via Love Bakes Good Cakes) 

10. Everyone likes cupcakes. You need to try the most patriotic Red, White and Blue Cupcakes ever. (via It’s Always Autumn) 

11. A no bake cake? Yes, please! You have to try this No Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake. It looks so delicious. (via Cakes Cottage) 

12. A Brownie Flag dessert! This is brilliant and looks yummy. Brownies with fruit, best way to not feel guilty having more than one slice. (via Spicy Southern Kitchen) 

13. This one is a goody. Fresh fruit, yummy cream, and slices of angle food cake, I might just eat this whole No-Bake Berry Trifle all by myself. (via Natasha’s Kitchen) 


14. This Red, White and Blue Bark doesn’t only taste amazing, but look how cool it looks! And it’s ridiculously easy to make too! (via The Chunky Chef) 

15. Make sure you make room for jello. The Red, White and Blue Stained Jello looks really fun, and your mouth will have a lot of fun eating it! (via Nest Of Posies) 

16. Looking for a super simple and easy dish to bring to the party. Here is a cute American Flag Vegetable Tray, with yummy dip. ( via Living Locurto) 

17. I love me some chips and dip, and this one is perfect for your 4th of July party because it’s a Patriotic Party Dip, everyone will eat this fast so make you get to try it. ( via Super Healthy Kids) 

18. Who doesn’t like lasagna especially as a dessert!? Yeah, this No-Bake Summer Berry Lasagna look incrediable. So creamy with yummy fresh fruit, you have to try this! (via Oh My Goodness, Chocolate Desserts) 

19. This dish is like summer in your mouth. Freshness with this Blueberry Tomato Caprese, perfect combination of flavors. ( via Freutcake) 

July 4th Drinks For Everyone To Enjoy The Party

Alcoholic Drinks

  1. This has to be the best looking Super Slushy I have ever seen. It looks so good, and I bet it will make your feel good too. (via

2. Pudding as a shot? That sounds amazing. These Sugar Cookie Pudding shots sound like thet are deliciously dangerous. ( via Jelly Shot Test Kitchen)

3. Do you like Pina Coladas? This Fireworks Pina Colada will be a huge hit at your party. And if it rains just dance in the rain. (via Home Sweet Jones)

4. This two ingredient cocktail is just what you’ll need on a warm summer 4th of July day. 4th Of July Wine Sparklers with fresh fruit to add to give it a good touch. Perfect. (via Kitchn)

5. Another great sparkling cocktail with a different taste than the one above. This Red, White and Blue Wine Sparkler will cool you right down and make you feel good. (via Fox and Briar)


    Fourth Of July Barbecue Party

    1. These BBQ Chicken Kebabs are going to have everyone asking for more. Food just tastes better on a stick. (via Fabulessly Frugal) 

    2. My mouth is seriously watering as I type this one out. These 50 Stars BBQ Chicken definitely live up to it’s name. (via In Honor Of Design)

    3. Your family is going to ask you to make these all year round every day of the week. BBQ Chicken Pineapple Bacon Kabobs can’t go wrong. (via Butter With A Side Of Bread) 

    4. These Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Skewers are sweet and savory everyone is going to love them. (via The Flavors Of Kitchen)

    5. Goodness wrapped up in more goodness, these Bacon BBQ Chicken Bombs are just that. Just look at how good they look! (via Cakes Cottage)

    6. This is the ultimate American classic food, the hot dog. But these are BBQ Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs! How did I not think of this? It sounds amazing. (via Six Sisters’ Stuff) 

    7. This is a recipe for an amazing sauce that would be perfect for your grilled chicken. Spice up your meats with South Carolina Style Mustard Barbecue Sauce. (via Paleo Leap) 


    8. Don’t feel like slaving all day cooking so you can spend time with the family? Try the Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken, makes delicious sandwiches. (via Family Fresh Meals)

    9. Don’t do the grill? This Baked BBQ Chicken will fool your guests thinking they are really grilled. Find out the secret to keeping it crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. (via Craving Tasty) 

    10. If you are a vegetarian you will love these! Or the meat eaters can have these as an appetizer too. But these Balsamic Garlic Grilled Mushrooms Skewers will be a huge hit either way. ( via Closet Cooking)

    11. This Sweet Heat BBQ Chicken has the yummy sweet and spicy flavor. The fireworks won’t be the only one smoking at the party. (via A Southern Soul) 

    12. The best thing about chicken is there are countless ways to prepare it. This Barbecued Drumstick With Ginger Barbecue Sauce looks amazing. This would be so good in a salad also. (via Sainsbury’s Magazine) 

    13. Here is something other than chicken and chicken. The Sticky Chinese Barbecue Pork Belly looks yummy, and will be the talk of the night. (via Cafe Delights) 

    14. Another great barbecued dish is fish. This Jerk Barbecued Salmon Steak With Mango Chop Chop Salad is refreshing, delicious and healthy. (via The Happy Foodie)


    15. Kabobs are one of my favorite barbecued dish. You have to try these Honey Mustard Chicken Kabobs, you’ll love them. (via Real House Moms)

    16. The most popular grilled dish are ribs, but these are the best Fall Of The Bone Ribs, that you need to serve at your next 4th of July party. (via Tornadough Alli)

    17. Complete your fiesta with these Mexican Chicken Skewers. With chicken, fresh veggies, and yummy spices, everyone will love these. (via Kitchen Sanctuary) 

    18. These classic Grilled Steak Kebabs will be a hit at your summer party. You will thank yourself later for serving these to your friends and family. (via Life In The Loft House)

    19. Oh my goodness I could eat this every night. Have surf and turf at your July 4th party. This Garlic Butter Grilled Steak and Shrimp looks AMAZING! (via Cafe Delites) 

    20. You have to try this tasty Grilled Barbecue Chicken. This isn’t your ordinary bbq chicken, they have their very own special way of making this incredible. (via Carls Bad Cravings) 

    Your Best 4th Of July Party Desserts

    1. These individual Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle are perfect for a big party, and will have everyone wanting more. (via Life Love Liz)

    2. Do you like the sweet, salty and crunchy things as much as we do? This Strawberry Pretzel Dessert is layered with goodness and has it all. (via Sugar Apron)

    3. Am I the only one that has never thought of making an ice cream sandwich with waffles? You have to try this Rainbow Waffle Sandwich. Make it extra patriotic with red, white and blue sprinkles. (via Country Living) 

    4. All you chocolate lovers will love this No Bake Oreo Layer Dessert. Layers and Layers of yumminess, you won’t want to share. (via Brown Eyed Baker) 

    5. This one will be perfect for your warm 4th of July party. A simple yet yummy Cherry Sheet Cake dessert is something everyone will love. ( via Crafty Mornings) 

    6. Strawberry cheesecake is a classic and can never go wrong with this No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake. So creamy and delicious! (via Jodeze Home and Garden) 

    7. Here is another No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake but different recipe. This one looks too good not to put on here. (via Sugar Spice and Glitter) 

    8. Now this is an American dream, Summer Strawberry Pie, looks so simple and classy and delicious. You’ll have to make like 10 of these so no one fights over more. (via Fork In The Kitchen)

    9. This recipe you have to serve at every party you are hosting. Berry Tiramisu Trifle is layered with berries and so creamy, you just have look for yourself, I can’t explain it good enough. (via Ciao Florentina) 

    10. This Grandma’s Blueberry Pie is just the thing your July 4th party needs. It’s classic and looks so amazingly delicious. (via Coley Cooks) 

    11. This next dessert is one of my favorites! The creaminess and sweetness is just perfect. This Vanilla Whip Cream Cherry Dessert one is special because it is my grandmother-law’s recipe. You have to try this one. (via The Everyday Mom Squad)

    12. Nothing says America like a yummy cobbler. This Blueberry Peach Cobbler looks amazing and will sure set off fireworks at your party. (via A Family Feast)

    13. This next dish I want to eat everyday. Grilled Peaches With Vanilla Ice Cream, how yummy does that sound!? Check out the recipe and make it for your friends and family. (via What’s Gaby Cooking)


    14. I love no bake desserts, especially in the summer time so it’s not so hot. But this No Bake Banana Split Dessert is a hot one (figuratively speeking). The creaminess….yum! (via Sugar Apron)

    15. This dessert is refreshing with a sweet and tart flavor. Perfect for any summer dessert. The Lemon Blueberry Trifle will have everyone wanting the recipe. (via Amanda’s Cookin’)

    16. If you like chocolate chip cookies and chocolate pudding, then this one is just for you. It looks so good! Chocolate Chip Cookie Layered Pudding Dessert, you’ll want more! (via Together As Family) 

    17. Any kind of lasagna is good but this No Bake Strawberry Lasagna is the best. Layered with creamy goodness and strawberries with a crumbly crust. (via Sugar Apron) 

    18. This one is perfect for the summer time and it’s healthy. This Fruit Pizza Recipe has fresh fruit on top of a creamy icing with a soft cookie crust. You know you want this, I know I do! (via I Heart Naptime)

    19. This No Bake Strawberry Pie is just what your party needs. A classic strawberry dessert for your 4th of July is a must, and you must try this one. (via Savory Nothings) 

    20. If you love chocolate and peanut butter then you really need to make this! I want to eat the whole thing by myself, but I won’t… ;). This No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert is layered with yumminess. (via Cakes Cottage) 

    Now that I have probably gained 80 pounds just by writing this post, I hope you have found the perfect recipe to make for your 4th of July party. There is nothing like having fun in the sun with your friends and family over some good drinks and good eats.

    What are your plans for your fourth? What is your favorite dish to make? Let us know and we will add it to the list!

    Happy 4th everyone!