With the kids out of school and you off of work, the 4th of July weekend is the best time to cross a couple of items off your summer bucket list. Sure you could just let it be a typical summer day. But why not break away from the same old routine and plan some fun 4th of July activities?
So, if you’re still looking for some ideas, scroll through for some fun 4th of July activities
Pack a Picnic
Go for a Bike Ride
Get active on your day off and grab some friends for a group bike ride before all the eating and partying begins.
Celebrate on the Beach
If you’re lucky enough to live near or within driving distance of a beach, pack up for a fun day in the sun. If you stay until the evening, expect to see fireworks.
Take a Walk In the Park
Looking for low-key 4th of July? Use your day off to explore a new neighborhood park as a family.
Lounge In the Pool
Sometimes with holiday plans, less is more. Invite friends over, make delicious summer drinks, play a few patriotic tunes, and kick back, relax, and soak up some sun.
Make a Festive Craft
Screen an Outdoor Movie
Skip the crowded theaters and set up a film screening in your backyard! You can watch patriotic classics like Yankee Doodle Dandy or Independence Day.
Belt Out Some Tunes
Bust out the drums (a.k.a. pots and pans) and other makeshift instruments, then encourage your kids to sing along to American classics like “The Star Spangled Banner” and “This Land Is Your Land.”
Make Some Red, White, and Blue Recipes
Host an Outdoor Cookout
Speaking of food, why not impress your family and friends with a summer cookout? Make some of our favorite recipes that’ll feed a crowd.
Find a Fireworks Show
It isn’t a 4th of July celebration without fireworks! Watch the sky light up with the entire family by attending a. No firework shows in your area? Splurge on sparklers!