Easy 4th Of July Backyard Party Decor Ideas

Easy 4th Of July Backyard Party Decor Ideas

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season but July 4th Independence Day is the first official summer holiday. Make your Fourth of July backyard BBQ with friends and family extra special with red, white, and blue- themed decorations.

You need not worry because we have fun, affordable, and quick and easy decor ideas just in time for your Fourth of July celebrations.

Food Table

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No Fourth of July festivities would be complete without food. But when it comes to backyard BBQ food, less is more. You want your guests to enjoy their meal and not feel bogged down by too much food on the table. Keep it light with simple appetizers like fruit or vegetable slices skewered on bamboo sticks or foraged from the yard. Prioritize food items that are easy to prepare.

Include American fast food staples such as hot dogs, burger sliders, ice cream, pies, other sweet treats and drinks. For dessert, there are plenty of options for easy preparation: cookies, brownies, cheesecake—you name it! Just make sure that whatever you serve is colorful so your guests can enjoy a festive feast at your backyard party that’s as fun as fireworks in the sky.

Make your food spread extra special with Fourth of July tablecloth accents. Spandex tablecloths paired with table skirts, overlays, or table runners are easy to set-up and clean, and four-way stretch spandex linens are also easy to coordinate with the color palette. Stick with the red, blue, and white accents, and try a touch of gold or silver for an added shine to your holiday decorations.

Wow your family and friends with fun Fourth of July-themed desserts with a show-stopping dessert table. Get inspired by these quick tips on how to create a stunning dessert table. Don’t forget to add tiny American flag details to your dessert as well. Small cupcake flaglets can be used as sandwich skewers or cupcake toppers. You can make your cakes and cupcakes the center of attention with these cake and cupcake stands. These cake stands match well with your chosen tablecloths or table runners.


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Red and white checkered tablecloths and table runners, or red or blue stripe tablecloths, table runners and overlays are a quick way to dress up patio tables. Use disposable plates, paper napkins and cutlery to make for easy cleanup. For more upscale parties, add layered place settings using charger plates  and linen napkins.

You may also get more uses out of charger plates by turning them into centerpieces. For large parties that require folding chair rentals, quickly glam them up to match the party pop of colors using chair covers, chair sashes and bands.


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Fourth of July party centerpieces can be as easy as red, white, or blue vases with fresh or faux flowers or candy-filled mason jars with small flags or pinwheels.

Centerpieces are a great way to make a bold statement. If you're hosting the party, you can use candles or lanterns to create an elegant ambiance. Or, if you want something more festive, try using light-up water toys such as beach balls and water bottles. Remember that red, white and blue are the classic colors for Independence Day festivities!

Decor Ideas that POP

Balloons are party decors that kids and kids at heart will always love red, white, and blue party decorations made with balloons. Use balloons to make garlands, balloon pillars, or DIY balloon flags.

Stars and stripes are another simple decoration to celebrate Independence day because all you have to do is clip together red paper stars with white ribbon that has blue stripes on it. Hang them from trees and add LED lights for a little sparkle.

From linens to centerpieces, CV Linens has got you covered for all your decor needs. You may also use these decor ideas for the coming celebrations like Labor Day in September. 

Adding decor is always a great way to make any event feel more personal and look more put together. Have fun deciding which of these ideas you want to try for your own 4th of July backyard party! Lastly, end the night with fireworks, sparklers, and even party poppers!

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