The 4th of July is all about celebrating our country’s independence with family, friends, and food. I always love gathering around to have a good old-fashioned cookout. Festive drinks and a dip in the pool, followed by the big night time show. There is nothing that compares to the oohs and ahhs of the firework display, except maybe when your guests see the spread you have created. Stay safe and have a wonderful party with these 4th of July Entertaining Tips.
Make your get together sparkle with these festive recipes:
25 No Fail 4th of July Desserts
Patriotic Berry & Cake Dessert Platter
Festive Ice Cream & Cookie Bowls
Patriotic Fruit Kabobs
Red, White, & Blue Layered Drinks
Giant Patriotic Chocolate Chip Cookie
4th of July Firecracker Dogs
4th of July Real Food Recipe Roundup
I just adore these new, limited addition Dr. Pepper Flavors (Dr. Pepper Vanilla Float and Dr. Pepper Cherry). I found them at Safeway a couple weeks and have been keeping them on hand for my All-American 4th of July party.
These Dr Pepper recipes are sure to spice up your 4th:
Dr Pepper Vanilla Float Cake
Dr Pepper Float Popsicles
25 Dr Pepper Recipes
Dr Pepper Hot Wings
Crock Pot Dr Pepper Pulled Pork
Spicy Dr Pepper Ribs from Pioneer Woman Cooks
Dr Pepper Backyard Bash Recipes
Set the mood for fun with patriotic decor and festive activities.
It’s easy to find things around the house that fit a red, white, and blue theme. Not everything has to be stars and stripes, the colors will pop on their own with a few special touches. Consider fresh flowers or candies in glass jars, a few bright napkins, or a red and white picnic table cloth you may already have.
4th of July Party Decoration and Food Ideas
Patriotic Party Decor
4th of July Party Ideas
Free Printable Trivia Cards and Utensil Holders
Easy Entertaining Ideas for the 4th of July
Flameless Party Crackers
Red, White, & Blue Scavenger Hunt
4th of July Water Blob for Kids
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group. The opinions and text are all mine.
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