Fourth of July will hold a rather sweeter meaning to many Americans this year as it signals the country’s success in defeating the pandemic that put a pause on the lives of many these past 18 months. This year, Fourth of July is set to be grander and more exciting, with states opening back up. In fact, Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks are now scheduled to take place in New York City. Many families will also be celebrating, reunited with their loved ones. To get into the spirit of celebrating, we’ve rounded up some items that will help you in celebrating Fourth of July in style. But before that, here are some great tips on how to celebrate the Fourth of July this year.
- Host a backyard barbecue. Reunite with friends, family, and neighbors this year by hosting a backyard barbecue. It’s a simple yet meaningful way to bond with those you care about.
- Rent a boat. For groups big and small, you can rent a boat and go cruising down the river to watch fireworks shows at dusk. You can even go fishing with your friends and whip up a great meal with your catch!
- Go camping. For those who want to go on an adventure this year, consider camping in a national park. Don’t forget to bring food and camping essentials.
- Hit the road. For couples or solo travelers, you can opt to hit the road this season and see the sights. Visit historical places and enrich your mind with history and culture to make Fourth of July more meaningful.
For those who are staying home or celebrating near home, we’ve rounded up some home essentials that will help you in celebrating Fourth of July in style. Don’t forget to bookmark this page or share this list.
Stylish Fourth of July Picks for Your Tablescape
1. Martha Stewart Collection Grilling Collection
Adding a fresh and colorful vibe to summer celebrations, the Martha Stewart Collection Grilling Collection comes in an all American design that’s great for Fourth of July gatherings. From rectangular servers to pitchers and glasses, grilling tools, glasses, and serveware, this collection will be everything you need to host an amazing backyard grill for the whole family. Shop at Macy’s.
2. Design Imports 4Th of July Jute Placemat Set of 6
For those who are hosting a sit down dinner or gathering, make sure you protect your table with the Design Imports jute placemats that are perfect for decorating parties, BBQ, holiday dinner, weddings and more. Its unique design and material adds a rustic and homely look to your tablescape. It effectively dresses up your table setting so you can impress family and guests. Shop at Macy’s.
3. Thirstystone Vintage Stars & Stripes USA Coaster
Add a vintage touch to your tablescape this Fourth of July with these coasters from Thirstystone. A functional work of art, these coasters effectively keeps tabletops and surfaces free from messy spills and stains. Its cork bottoms also insulate furniture from hot or cold beverages so it stays safe and dry. These coasters are made in the U.S. Shop at Macy’s.
4. Design Imports Star Check Napkin Set of 6
These oversized cotton napkins are great to use during celebrations of Fourth of July, Veterans Day, or any occasion in which you’d like to add a patriotic touch to your tablescape. These napkins offer a bright backdrop for celebrations with its vibrant red, white, and blue motif. These napkins measure 20 x 20 inches. Shop at Macy’s.
5. Thirstystone Stars & Stripes Ceramic Salt & Pepper Set
Not only is this salt and pepper shaker set super adorable, they’re also a great novelty gift. This set is shaped like a waving American flag and are made of ceramic. It includes a 3-hole shaker for salt and a 2-hole shaker for pepper with silicone stoppers to make the shakers easy to refill. Each one is finished by hand and boxed for easy gifting. Measures 2 x 1 x 3 inches. Shop at Macy’s.
6. Saro Lifestyle Star Spangled American Flag Design Table Runner
No Fourth of July tablescape is complete without this patriotic table runner, which features the Star Spangled American Flag. This table runner features a sparkling pattern that brings glamour to any table decor. It is made from 100% cotton and can be easily hand washed for hassle-free maintenance. Measures 72 x 16 inches. Shop at Macy’s.
Stylish Fourth of July Picks for Your Kitchen
1. Design Imports Happy 4Th of July Embroidered Dishtowel Set of 3
Perfectly patriotic, this set of dish towels are great to hang during Fourth of July celebrations. It’s made of cotton and is easy to mix and match with your patriotic home decor, as it coordinates well with any rustic or red, white, and blue accessories. It’s also very functional as it can tackle all of your drying and cleaning kitchen tasks. It’s made of high quality cotton with a tight knit to allow for less lint on your glass or plates. Shop at Macy’s.
2. Saro Lifestyle Star Spangled Collection US Flag Design Kitchen Apron
This Fourth of July, make sure you’re dressed appropriately especially in the kitchen as you whip up the most delicious meals for the family. This Saro Lifestyle Star Spangled Collection US Flag Design Kitchen Apron adds a festive touch to your kitchen ensemble. It features a full length design that measures 35 x 28 inches and has a classic tie style that slipes over the head at the neck and ties around the waist. It’s made of linen and cotton and is easily machine washable. Shop at Macy’s.
3. Mikasa Rectangular American Flag Lazy Susan
This rectangular Lazy Susan from Mikasa offers a stylish way to make food accessible to everyone on the table this Fourth of July. It’s generously sized to accommodate several items at once. The Lazy Susan effortlessly rotates to make the food resting on it easily accessible to guests with just a spin. It’s hand crafted from mango wood and features iron handles and a bold American flag design that is patriotic and perfect for the season. It also features high walls to keep everything in place as it spins. Measures 18 x 14 inches. Shop at Macy’s.
4. Thirstystone Aluminum Flag Trivet
Great as a gift for a hostess or a housewarming gift, the Thirstystone Aluminum Flag Trivet is an elegant, beautiful way to protect tabletops from hot or cold pots, pans, and dishes. Made from solid aluminium, this trivel features a waving American flag shape with a brushed pewter finish that is gorgeous to use. Its sturdy cast aluminum construction not only supports heavy serveware with ease, it is also built to last. Its feet feature rubber covers to protect tabletops from scratches. Measures 9 x 8 inches. Finished by hand. Shop at Macy’s.
5. Thirstystone Salad Servers
Last but certainly not the least, these fun solid wood utensils from Thirstystone are a great Fourth of July party accessory. It’s great for serving salad at your next backyard BBQ with its patriotic stars and stripes pattern at the handles. This pair features sturdy, solid wood construction and are finished by hand. Each server measures 12 inches long and is made from mango wood. These are also boxed for easy gifting during the holidays. Shop at Macy’s.
Patriotic Fourth of July Home Decor
1. Trans Pac Multicolor 4th of July Americana Banner
To spruce up your home just in time for the Fourth of July weekend, grab the Trans Pac Multicolor 4th of July Americana Banner from the brand’s Americana collection. Add flair to the festive season with this banner that is expertly crafted from wood and burlap. It’s durable and sturdy so you can use it for years to come. Shop at Macy’s.
2. Glitzhome Fabric Patriotic Stripes and Stars Wreath
Perfect for placing on your front door or for use as patriotic decor indoors for a party, this rustic stars and stripes wreath from Glitzhome is a nice touch to show your support for your country. It’s great to display on doors, walls, and more during the Fourth of July season to show your appreciation for heroes of all time. It’s crafted from poly foam with semi rigid foamed plastics so you can reuse it every year. Shop at Macy’s.
3. The GG Collection Metal Patriotic Yard Stake with Wind Spinner
Brighten up your front yard this Fourth of July season with this metal patriotic yard stake with a wind spinner that catches the eyes of anyone passing by. This summer-ready, brightly colored home accessory comes with the blending of red, white, and blue stripes with stars. It has a 63 inch height, with wind spinner blades that are metal with a light hammered look. Its metal textured star in the center is painted red, white, and dark blue with accenting. Shop at Macy’s.
4. Glitzhome Wooden-Metal Patriotic Uncle Sam Porch Sign
This Fourth of July, let Uncle Sam greet your guests on the front porch with this patriotic sign from Glitzhome. This adorable wooden Uncle Sam porch sign will surely get your guests into the Independence Day season. It weighs a little under 4 lbs and is made with medium density fiberboard. It features a distressed painted finish with Uncle Sam’s recognizable white mustache and beard and his stars and stripes hat. This stylish and inspirational piece is easy to use for every patriotic holiday. Shop at Macy’s.
5. Glitzhome Wooden Word Sign Table Decor
Lastly, you can add this wooden word sign decor on your shelves, mantle, or table this Fourth of July season. It offers a rustic and old timey Americana feeling thanks to its farmhouse look and feel. Great for placing in the kitchen, dining, or living rooms. It’s lightweight and outfitted with two hooks on the back for easy installation. It’s made of medium density fiberboard that’s painted and etched for a rustic look and feel. Shop at Macy’s.
Fourth of July Style Options for Kids
1. Bonnie Baby Baby Girls Striped Star-Overlay Dress
Dress up your little one in a patriotic themed ensemble beginning with this gorgeous garb that features a star-print chiffon overlay that adds another layer of extra cuteness. The bodysuit by Bonnie Baby features a ribbon bow applique at the neckline, ribbon trim at the overlay, and snap closures at the bottom. Shop at Macy’s.
Why parents love it: “The colors are vibrant, materials are soft and very feminine.” Lisa
2. Carter’s Baby Girls 2-Piece 4th of July Outfit
This Fourth of July, celebrate all American cuteness with this outfit from Carter’s. Perfect for tiny baby girls, this three-piece ensemble features a onesie with flutter sleeves and “American Cutie” graphic print up front, a diaper short with a red, white and blue floral motif, and a headband that matches it. Made from 100% cotton. Shop at Macy’s.
Why parents love it: “You can never go wrong with a complete outfit! This is so cute on my baby girl. The quality is quite nice as well.” MommaRobinson91 from Fresno, CA
3. Carter’s Baby Boys 4th of July Outfit, 2 Piece Set
For the little boys, make sure they stay cute and comfy with this summer-ready two piece set from Carter’s. Crafted from soft cotton, this outfit features a gray t-shirt with a ribbed neckline and a “little fire cracker” graphic print, and a pair of red and blue shorts with a non-functional drawstring. Shop at Macy’s.
Why parents love it: “This set is the cutest thing Carter’s has for little boys. I have noticed there are never enough boy options for festive holiday apparel.” BDBP from Raleigh, NC
4. Blueberi Boulevard Baby Girls Red, White & Blue Seersucker Dress
This classic seersucker dress is made perfect for Fourth of July celebrations thanks to its charming look finished with contrasting ruffle trim and an embroidered butterfly. This sun dress from Blueberi Boulevard features a back button closure, bow at the waist, and embroidery detailing at the hem. Shop at Macy’s.
5. Tommy Hilfiger Baby Boys 2-Piece Short-Sleeve Plaid Button-Up Shirt & Twill Shorts Set
Let your little man look dapper with this Tommy Hilfiger crisp button-down shirt and shorts set, which features red, white, and blue motif. This set features a signature plaid shirt paired with perfectly coordinating white twill shorts for an ultra handsome look this summer. The short sleeve shirt features a button front, left chest pocket with flag logo, spread collar, and shirt tail hem while the shorts feature a button-and-zip fly, belt loops, two front slash pockets, and flag logo at right under waist. Shop at Macy’s.
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