Entertaining Tips for Patriotic Occasions
The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, and there’s no better time to start planning for a classic summer get-together. Since your celebration will likely feature scrumptious food, turn your attention to creating a festive table setting.
Mix solid palette collection colors and patriotic patterns to create an instantly recognizable American flag look. Consider using a red or navy blue paper linen table cover as your main backdrop and accent it with a striped roll of paper to create a bold runner. Then, add napkins and plates from our Red, White & Blue and Star-Spangled collections.
Place our handy rattan napkin and guest towel holders near your serving area and on each table. Whether people are chowing down on juicy barbecue, grilled veggies, or refreshing bowls of ice cream, they’ll appreciate having napkins nearby while savoring your spread.
Our serving trays also work well for carrying appetizers out to your hungry crowd or offering them lemonade, iced tea, and cocktails. The cutout handles help you keep a firm grip on each side.
Acrylic drinkware is ideal for outdoor celebrations, particularly because it’s shatter-resistant and dishwasher-safe. The shiny surface gives you the attractive look of crystal without the fragility or the inconveniences of washing the cups by hand once guests leave. Our boxed red, clear, and blue sets make it easy to ensure you have every color you need.
Check our collection of The General’s Hot Sauce to bring inspiration to your patriotic cookouts. We have several varieties and added them to our shop just in time for all your summertime meals. Our cookbook assortment is also fantastic if you want to include new, mouth-watering items on the July 4th menu to impress attendees.
Set up dedicated areas for guests to stay occupied after getting plenty of food. Choose the largest open section of your yard and fill it with enticing games for all ages. Recognize, too, that many people may understandably want to take it easy for the full day. Bring out umbrellas, chairs, and blankets to help them find their favorite places to perch, whether in the grass or on your deck. Place drink pitchers nearby to encourage guests to stay hydrated.
Once the sun begins to set, create a relaxed atmosphere with our straight taper candles in Red, Marine Blue, and White. Stock up on our celebration crackers to give your guests the fun of making a bang without the risks of fireworks.
Given the events of recent months, many people are more excited than ever to safely celebrate the Fourth of July in the company of their loved ones. These suggestions help with hassle-free preparations, giving you more time to sit back and enjoy the results of careful planning and using themed decorations.