Just because you can't head out and celebrate the 4th of July with friends due to the COVID-19 doesn't mean you can't have a festive one. We can still celebrate America's Independence Day at home and virtually. 2020 hasn't been a great year for our country, but there's no reason not to celebrate America.
Getting together personally is still a no-no, but we can still fire up the grill in our backyard with the best food recipes, good shindig, watch fireworks from a distance and connect with your besties through Zoom! Here are the best 4th of July virtual party ideas that will surely make our celebrations a blast.
Get your kids to help you with the 4th of July party decorations. Make some homemade party decorations like the red-blue-white-striped themed decor. You can check out DIY patriotic crafts from Pinterest.
Prepare a 4th of July picnic menu for the family that even your children will love. You can also share these menus with your besties and do a conference call while cooking your food. Check out some simple 4th of July recipes:
Corn Pups Recipe
Your kids will surely be delighted with these mini, carnival-style treats from Women's Day kitchen.
Total prep time: 25 minutes
Yields: 30 servings
How to prepare it:
Patriotic Patties Recipe
Feast on these barbecue-inspired burgers with a kick by Women's Day Kitchen.
Total prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 12 servings
How to prepare it:
Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe
This dessert by Women's Day Kitchen is easy to prepare. You just need to spoon your fave ice cream between 2 cookies, put them in a cupcake liner to avoid drips and serve! Try these combos:
Independence Day wouldn't be complete without sparkles of course! Light up the night and your kids' faces by letting them write their names in the air using sparklers.
Let your entire family enjoy this Holiday by taking them to a virtual American tour. You can access historical sites and museums online. Delve deeper into our country's history and visit sites such as George Washington's Mount Vernon, NASA, the Statue of Liberty, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, and many more.
Since you can't celebrate with your friends, you can host a Patriotic-themed movie watch party on Netflix. You can share patriotic family-friendly movies like Independence Day and more!
Let the game on, whether it's a corn hole match or a water balloon fight, Independence Day is all about outdoor games and fun.
Although we can't go out and several 4th of July fireworks displays have been canceled, you can still watch televised firework displays or watch online. Arrange a conference call with your besties, tune in, and prepare your wine glass so you can all cheer on together.
Serve your beverages/wine/beer/water in charmed glasses with patriotic-themed wine charms. Patriotic Red White & Blue Magnetic Glass Charms is a fun collection of fireworks, stars, and stripes wine charms for patriotic holidays and will surely look great on your wine glasses, beer mugs and even Mason jars of lemonade!
Holidays this year are going to be different because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it doesn't mean we’re not allowed to celebrate. You can still throw a festive 4th of July party for your family and virtually with friends. These fun party ideas will keep your family and virtual guests entertained.
Cheers! Happy 4th of July!
Stay home and keep safe.