The 4th of July is one of the most enjoyable summer holidays in America. Celebrating our nation’s independence, this holiday has everything you can ask for. Friends and families gathering together, great food, and even fireworks are all part of what makes this holiday great. Don’t wait for someone else to invite you to their party, however. Take the initiative and throw your own awesome 4th of July bash this summer. Here are three tips for making your party great.
First of all, make a guest list and plan your food accordingly. Decide if you’d rather have a big block party, a bunch of friends over, or a small family get together. Then decide how you want to feed your hungry guests. You have lots of options since the 4th of July is an outdoors holiday. Considering have a barbecue or potluck to keep things casual and convenient. Whether or not you decide to serve alcohol, make sure you have enough beverages of a variety of tastes to keep your guests cool and happy on a hot day.
Next, make your space a welcoming and inviting place to be on a hot summer day. Depending on your local environment you may want to stay indoors, or you may want to stay outside in the sun. If you want to be able to go back and forth, consider installing some self closing screen doors like the ones from Bug Off Instant Screen. These will keep mosquitoes, flies, and other pests from getting inside and ruining your meals. Also remember to decorate both indoors and out with red, white, and blue decor.
Finally, get some entertainment for your guests. Games like cornhole and horseshoes, dancing, and singing patriotic songs are all fun ways to celebrate the day. Make sure any fireworks are done safely and legally, and don’t take risks with your guests’ safety. In fact, it’s usually better to look for local, public, professional fireworks displays to attend rather than have any at home at all. These displays are larger and more impressive than anything you can use at home.
Your 4th of July party doesn’t need to be a stressful or costly affair. With the right food, space, and entertainment, your friends and families will have a blast. This very important American holiday should be celebrated with energy and joy.