CookoutThere is never a bad time for a cookout. 4th of July is the perfect opportunity to get together the family and friends and fire up the grill. Hot dogs and hamburgers truly are an American pastime. The 4th of July can be a great reason to organize a bigger event like a block party or family reunion. There are endless activities you can plan for your cookout, but kickball, water balloon tosses, volleyball, and the usual outdoor family friendly activities are all great options for your 4th of July celebration. It is a great opportunity to spend the day outside and enjoy the (usually) warm and dry weather!
ShopIf you are someone who loves to shop or just someone who loves a good deal, shopping on the 4th could be for you. Similar to Memorial Day, President’s Day, and other weekend holidays, all kinds of different businesses offer major sales 4th of July weekend. Whether you are looking to buy a car or just shop for clothes, there are likely savings to be had July 4th weekend. If you don’t feel like dealing with crowds or battling through the heat, there are even some great deals online. Some of these online retailers have already started hinting at what sales they will be running. Check out what Walmart will be offering discounts on in a few weeks here.
FireworksThere is no more notable July 4th tradition in America than watching fireworks at the end of the night. There are a lot of different ways to enjoy a fireworks display, but going to a show is the best. You can try to buy your own fireworks but this can be tricky with laws, dangerous, and never quite the show you will get at a professional fireworks show. No matter where you live you are never far from a great fireworks show, but the most impressive ones usually take place at theme parks or in big cities. For a list of firework shows close to home check out this article by Gamboool.
4th of July is a great reason to get crafty and make some things yourself. There are no shortage of 4th of July, American themed foods and crafts you can make to celebrate the holiday. Even if you don’t consider yourself to be crafty it is always fun to give it a try. Check out this list of 4th of July themed treats to give you some inspiration! If you have kids, the 4th of July is a great chance to have a fun arts and crafts day with them. If you are looking for some creative decoration ideas that you and the kids can make check out this list!
The 4th of July is one of the biggest parties in America. There is no shortage of things to do to take up your day off from work, so choose wisely and enjoy!
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