Backyard 4th of July: Food, Drink, and Game Ideasby Elizabeth MacDonald
Whether you invite friends or stick with just family, your outdoor space will be the spot everyone congregates. With the fourth of July happening in just days, there’s still time to spruce up your yard and plan a party worth remembering!
July 4th is known for BBQs and fireworks - both of which you can make happen this year! Instead of simply grilling hot dogs and lighting sparklers, take a day to really plan out your event. Consider ordering games, concocting new beverages, and dabbling in some new recipes. You can share with neighbors or enjoy it all yourselves.
Backyard 4th of July: Food, Drink, and Game Ideas
You’ll want several snacks and appetizers to keep everyone happy throughout the afternoon and evening, but you’ll still want to serve a fun main course. Following it all with refreshing treats for dessert (boozy popsicles, anyone?) — Of course, you can still serve up all of the kid-friendly foods that you want, making sure to keep those little ones happy!
Jalapeno Poppers Start the party off with a bang!
Main Course: Kabob Recipes
Nothing beats a meal on a stick!
Grilled fruits may not sound exciting, but your tastebuds will be begging for these treats regularly!
Learn HERE how to grill the perfect pineapple, banana, and peach to serve with ice-cream.
The best way to host a backyard party is with large pitchers of self-serve drinks. Make sure you clearly mark which ones are not kid-friendly!
The sun will be sizzling all over the country this weekend, and misting fans may be needed. But you don’t want everyone sweaty and sitting around while eating and drinking, no, you want them engaged and having fun. So turn up the music and set the yard up with a few of these great game ideas:
No matter what food or games you celebrate with this Fourth of July, be safe and have fun!