Throwing the Best 4th Of July Party

So this year 4th of July falls on a Wednesday, which brings up a serious question: when are you celebrating Independence Day?

Whether you celebrate it the weekend before/after or the day of,  the 4th of July is a day to celebrate! Here’s my way of throwing the best 4th of July party ever!

I’ve rounded up some of my favorite party activities that are fun for kids and adults alike…

PS I saved the most amazing adult only shot recipe at the bottom of this blog!

Activity #1: Firecracker Ice Cream Sandwiches

What You Need:

+ mini ice cream sandwiches

+ red sprinkles

+ blue sprinkles

+ white sprinkles

What To Do:

+ Mix all the sprinkles in a little bowl and dip the ice cream sides into the sprinkles. Enjoy!

Activity #2: Graham Cracker American Flags

What You Need:

+ graham crackers

+ strawberries, sliced

+ blueberries

+ organic cream cheese

What To Do:

+ Spread the cream cheese on the graham cracker, use the blueberries as stars and the strawberries as stripes. Enjoy!

Activity #3: Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Kids Drink

What You Need:

+ Cran-Raspberry Juice

+ Gatorade Fierce, Blue Cherry

+ Gatorade Frost Glacier Cherry

+ Ice

What To Do:

+ Fill the glass with ice

+ Add Cran-Raspberry Juice

+ Tilt the glass and slowly add Blue Cherry

+ Finish with the white Gatorade

Activity #4: Boom Goes The Dynamite Shoooters *FOR 21+*

What You Need:

+ Red Pop Rocks

+ Creamer or Half and Half

+ Maui Blue Hawaiian Schnapps or 2 parts Malibu Rum mixed with 1 part Blue Curacao

+ Light Corn Syrup

+ Shot Glasses

What To Do:

+ Dip the shot glasses in the light corn syrup and cover the rim with PopRocks

+ Mix 1 part creamer or half and half and two parts Maui Blue Schnapps

+ Pour mixture into shooter glass and enjoy!

Katelynn Ansari

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