Party Like It’s 1776!

One of the best days of summer, The fourth of July – there is truly nothing better! This day is filled with lake fun, BBQ grill-outs, sitting pool side, and enjoying time with family and friends! As this day quickly approaches, we wanted to share a few fun and festive ideas on how you can spark up your celebration this year! Below, we are bringing the best Fourth of July game ideas, food, and drink inspiration!

GAME IDEAS!

If you aren’t planning on going anywhere this fourth of July, these games are so fun and cheap entertainment for the entire family!

WHAT’S ON THE MENU?!

What is the fourth of July without a grill-out?! This holiday practically calls for yummy grilled food, delicious festive desserts, and of course a good cold drink in hand! If you’re still trying to plan the menu, don’t stress – we’ve thrown together a list of ideas that you can include on the menu.

Appetizers:

Patriotic Charcuterie Board

Easy & Addicting dips

Entrees:

Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, and Brats | Baby-back Ribs| Kabobs | Surf and Turf | Walking Tacos | Pulled Pork Sandwiches | Hawaiian Roll Sliders

Side Dishes:

Chilled Cucumber Salad | BLT Salad | Mexican Street Corn | Spinach Berry Salad | Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Desserts:

So Adorable, Yummy and FESTIVE! Checkout these creative dessert ideas below. From red, white, and blue fruit parfaits to fruit pizza and sprinkled Oreo balls- everyone is sure to love all these delicious desserts!

RED-WHITE-& BLUE DRINKS!

You’ll want to grab a notepad and a pen for this! Below we are bringing you delicious cocktails with a patriotic twist! Alcoholic or non-alcoholic, you can alter the drink to just the way you like it!

Berry Margarita

The Berry Margarita is the perfect drink for any tequila lover!

Ingredients : 1 liter – Tequila of choice | 17 oz. lime juice | 20 strawberries & blackberries | 10 oz. simple syrup

Red. White. and Boozy

Grab a bottle of Red, White, and Berry SMIRNOFF to create a handful of fun drinks. You can pour it over ice with a mixie or blend it up for a yummy afternoon slushy!

Ingredients: Blue Slush Layer ( 2 cups ice | 2 oz. Blue Curacao | 1 cup Homemade Lemonade) White Slush Layer ( 2 cups ice | 2 oz. SMIRNOFF Red, White & Berry vodka | 1 cup Homemade Lemonade) Red Slush Layer (1 ¼ cups Strawberries, quartered | 2 oz. SMIRNOFF Red, White & Berry vodka | ¼ cup of Homemade Lemonade)

Triple Berry Basil Lemonade! Now this is something you MUST try! YUMMM.

Ingredients: 1.5 cups Red, White, and Berry Smirnoff | 8 cups lemonade | 1 cup basil syrup | 4 Berry lemonade ice

Berry Mojito

There is nothing more refreshing than an icy mojito!

Ingredients: 1.5 oz Vodka of choice | 1/4 – 1/2 oz. Agave Nectar | Blueberries | 1/2 Lemon | Fresh Thyme

Sparkling Red White and Blue Sangria

Ingredients: 1 bottle dry white wine, chilled | 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced | 2 cups fresh blueberries |1 cup fresh raspberries | 1/2 cup brandy or orange liqueur | 1 bottle sparkling white wine, chilled | 3–4 Granny Smith apples | ice

If you decide to create one of these yummy drinks, desserts, or platters- make sure to tag us in your post! We can’t wait to try one of these recipes ourselves. Wishing you all the best & safe Fourth of July!

XOXO,

Ellynne Bridal

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