If you’re a planning an Independence Day get together, celebrate outside this year with a 4th of July picnic. The 4th of July is one of the few times per year where everyone can pretend to be a kid. So head to a park, eat that extra scoop of ice cream and enjoy your favorite fireworks.
Picnics are affordable, easy to plan, and a summer pastime that everyone can enjoy. So find the best spot to catch fireworks, pack up your basket with your favorite 4th of July treats and be on your way.
Make this year’s 4th of July picnic extra patriotic with these fun and useful picnic essentials. Together these essentials create a charming 4th of July picnic picture. Separately, you can use each item throughout the year for any other occasion!
4th of July Picnic Basics
The picture perfect picnic includes a blanket two throw on the grass, some cute plates to serve your food on and a picnic basket filled to the brim with your favorite picnic treats. Serve a slice of apple pie on these adorable star shaped ceramic dishes. They’ll stand out on this light blue plaid table cloth, that you can use to dress up any table you find at a park.
Carry all of your drinks, sandwiches, chips and desserts in this Onway Sports Picnic Basket. It’s designed with a foldable aluminum frame that makes it lightweight and easy to fold and carry. If you plan on barbecuing this 4th of July, grill your meal on this portable BBQ Tool Box.
4th of July Picnic Decorations
Once dusk time falls, that means it’s time to get out the sparklers and prepare for the show. Use some of these twinkly lights to brighten up the night and get you ready for the fireworks.
These Rattan Ball String Lights will look like mini stars/moons and let off a soft glow. Drape them around tree branches for a dreamy, romantic 4th of July picnic. Or light some candles in these Rustic Star Candle Holders. These star candle holders have a rustic country aesthetic and would look perfect on your picnic table.
4th of July Picnic Dessert
Last but most definitely not least, you can’t forget to prepare and pack something sweet to dive into as you watch the fireworks. Let loose this 4th of July and treat yourself, (and your guests), with this 4th of July Red, White and Blue Berry Shortcake. This delicious berry, shortcake and whip cream concoction is easy to make and takes only 30 minutes to prepare, but will be eaten within minutes.
Click on the picture to download the full recipe, and make sure to share with your friends!
If you’re short on time or don’t trust yourself with an oven, order these Star Shaped Swarovski Lollipops. They look like stars with fireworks exploding inside of them and are delicious after dinner treats.
Make sure to order these items or other fun summer products before July rolls around so you’ll have everything in time to have the perfect 4th of July!
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