With the 4th of July fast approaching, Do you need a few picnic ideas to help you to make this 4th a memorable one? Picnics are almost a tradition and this is one of the best times of the year to head out to the local park.


A picnic basket in hand, a few towels, and nothing to worry about except for where the best seat in the park is to see the fireworks display. No matter what your traditions, whom you are with, and how you do it, there are many ways to enjoy this grand holiday. To help you get started, here are 3 simple yet fun ideas to consider.

A simple yet very fun way to show your patriotism on the 4th of July is with red, white, and blue. You want to have all the colors of the day come shining through. From table cloths, paper plates, napkins, and even ice cubes, nothing is too overboard. Likewise, you can incorporate these colors into your food and desserts as well.

2. Get dressed up

Costumes parties can be a great way to bring the true history of the day out. Guest can choose to dress as one of the Founding Fathers, Lady Liberty, or any other important figure of the time. Even Uncle Sam will do. This is also a great way to have some fun on this special day while doing something different to celebrate it.

3. Plan for water fun

Since July is almost always one of the hottest months, make your 4th of July picnic cooler with a bit of swimming and other water activities. Let the kids get out of the sprinklers and the wading pool. Get yourself into a water balloon fight. Enjoy the water and enjoy the day outdoors by going for a dip in the local lake or taking a trip to the coast.

You can create your personalized theme, style, or method of celebrating if you like. There are plenty of picnic ideas for the 4th of July ready and waiting for you to enjoy them. Just look for fun ways to share the day with family and friends.

Never forget that music, good food and lots of laughs with family and friends is the best way to spend the day outdoors waiting for the fireworks to light up the sky.