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The Best Kept Secrets to a Successful Fourth of July Celebration

The Fourth of July is a spirited holiday spent celebrating the independence of the United States, American tradition and the national pride of the people. A day filled with patriotic fun often results in block parties, barbeques and time well spent with friends and family. In planning a day that is loved by many, here’s the scoop on how to make your Fourth of July celebration one to remember.



As Americans, we love food! Food is a crucial aspect of the celebration as it represents a traditional aspect of American culture.  In crafting your menu, find a balance between the conventional favorites and some zesty new recipes.

Here’s some recipes and ideas to help you brainstorm:


The events that take place on the Fourth of July are often the memories that your friends and family will cherish in the years to come. Some friendly competition combined with old-fashioned traditions and entertainment certainly makes for a great day.

Popular activities include:

  • Hanging of the American flag
  • Community parades
  • Bike rides
  • Kickball
  • Dodgeball
  • Baseball
  • Jell-O Eating Contests
  • Pie Eating Contests
  • Sparklers
  • Fireworks show


Debatably the most anticipated aspect of any Fourth of July celebration is the dessert! There is a wide array of patriotic desserts you may choose from. Here are a few worth checking out:

How are you going to celebrate independence day?

By: Libby Bartley

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