Fourth of July

Whether you say July 4th or 4th of July, to celebrate, we have hundreds of ways to show off your red, white, and blue spirit, including star-spangled decorations, flag displays, and showstopping berry desserts.

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40 Fourth of July Recipes, from Marvelous Mains to Seasonal Sides

Get cooking on the Fourth of July with our best-loved recipes. From hot dogs to creamy potato salad to pulled pork sandwiches, we're sharing everything you need to make the holiday a memorable one.

Fourth of July Crafts and Decorations That Show Your Red, White, and Blue Spirit

Oh, say, can you see... a patriotic color scheme? If you're hosting Fourth of July festivities this year, brighten your home with American colors, stars, and stripes.

Fourth of July Strawberries: 12 Sweet Summer Treats

If you're hosting a July 4th party this year, these strawberry desserts are the perfect addition to the table on America's birthday—they're also just right for other summer soirees too.

Fourth of July Crafts for Kids and the Whole Family

Have fun with our best Fourth of July crafts for kids from ice-dyeing, patriotic clip-art, pinwheels, pom-poms, and flags. These are the best kids' craft projects for the Fourth of July that will keep children entertained all day—even summer—long.

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Our Best Family-Friendly Fourth of July Activities

Going to see July 4th fireworks is a beloved tradition, but before you plan your day entirely around the big show, consider adding some of these crafts, games, and snacks to your holiday plans. They'll elicit oohs and aahs, too.

Our Editor-Approved Trick for Using Sparklers Safely This Summer

Kids may be tempted to wave them on the Fourth of July, but a household staple can keep their hands protected.