4th of July Gifts
Published on June 25, 2021

4th of July Gifts to Ooh and Aah Over [Gift Guide]

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Believe it or not, the 4th of July is just around the corner. Of course, the holiday celebrates the United States declaring independence from Great Britain and is essentially seen as the U.S.A.'s birthday. In commemorating this occasion, many take the opportunity to celebrate their own independence while getting together with friends and family for some holiday fun. Patriotic-themed parades and fireworks displays are common with events taking place during the 4th of July, and there are plenty of other fun things to do as a form of celebration. Some people even have 4th of July birthdays! (Honestly, we're a bit jealous that they get to have a birthday grill-out and fireworks.) In many cases, the 4th of July will take place on a very nice summer day, making it imperative to get together for grilling, party games, and some fun at the pool or beach. If you’re looking to make the best of the national holiday this year, check out some of the things that can add excitement to your mid-summer party.


4th of July Gifts

Patriotic Gifts

15" Uncle Sam NutcrackerAmerican Flag Fleece BlanketU.S.A. Homer Simpson Funko Pop! FigureAmerican Flag Mug
American Flag Mini BackpackPatriotic Mickey and Pluto StatueUSA Flag Fanny PackPatriotic Snoopy Figurine

If you're lucky enough to have or know someone with a 4th of July birthday, you're undoubtedly going to be seeing a lot of red, white and blue. (They're the American flag colors, after all!) You can find perfectly patriotic gifts for a 4th of July birthday that are also cute and functional. Get a new bag with an American flag so your giftee can proudly take their essentials with them wherever they go. You can even find some cute patriotic figurines with classic characters like Mickey and Snoopy. They make wonderful display pieces! Also, any time is the perfect time to sip a cup of joe from an American flag mug.


4th of July Decor

Patriotic Décor

Galvanized Metal USA Wreath2-Pack Mini US FlagsAmerican Flag Tree Topper

Is it really a 4th of July party without a little bit of patriotic decor? Whether you're celebrating a fourth of July birthday or simply having a backyard cookout, you can make it more fun and festive with red, white and blue holiday decorations! Hang a patriotic wreath on your door and stick a few small American flags in your yard. If you can tie it all together with some appropriately colored plates and napkins, your guests will be amazed!


4th of July Clothes

Patriotic Apparel

Adult Stars and Stripes SuitAmerican Flag LeggingsStars & Stripes JoggersAmerican Flag Shorts
Women's Stars and Stripes SuitButton-Up American Flag ShirtAll-Over American Flag LeggingsAmerican Flag Sweater

People love to dress up for the holidays, so wearing some patriotic clothing or giving it as a gift on the 4th of July is a great way to display your American spirit. Whether you simply want an American flag accessory or you want to wear the stars and stripes from head to toe, there are many options available at FUN.com! Get cozy in a pair of American flag leggings or joggers, or perhaps a patriotic shirt that's perfect for warm weather. There's even a variety of red, white and blue suits, including a cool women's suit. With these American-themed items and more, you'll be styling in no time for the holiday.


Party Games for the 4th of July

Fun Party Games

Guesstures GameScooby-Doo Jenga12-Player Telestrations Party Game PackSpot It! Party Game
Friends Trivia CoastersFlamingolf GameKids' Paw Patrol Bowling SetGeek Out Disney Trivia Game

One of the most fun things about getting a group together for a celebration is playing games, whether you prefer outdoor games or some fast and fun party games. You can test your movie trivia knowledge, have some laughs while drawing pictures, or even run around in the yard with a fun lawn game. Of course, we're not going to tell you what or how to play because you know your personal crowd, but you can even break out more serious strategy board games if you're not fond of lighter fare.


Outdoor Gifts for Kids

Kids' Outdoor Toys

Fortnite Super SoakerStephen Joseph Shark Beach Tote With ToysLittle Mermaid Dive & Catch Pool ToyGobble Guppies Pool Game
Nerf Mega Dart BlasterBatman Beach TowelAqua Storm Blaster Pump Action Water GunIce Cream Canopy Float

If you have kids coming to your party and want to keep them entertained all the way up to the 4th of July fireworks, remember that water activities and other outdoor toys are always a hit. With a giant sprinkler, they'll enjoy running about with their friends while keeping cool in the hot sun. You can even break out the super soakers, and we're sure the kids will have a blast with this Fortnite-themed water gun! You can even bring a few non-water activities for the kids as well, such as golf sets and beach toys if you expect to have sand. Kids will absolutely love these outdoor activities, and they make great gifts for kids with summer birthdays.


Grilling Gifts

Grill Accessories

Captain Marvel ApronNew England Patriots Cutting Board4-Piece Seattle Seahawks Steak Knife SetDetroit Red Wings Grill Brush
Star Wars Rebel Apron and Mitt SetNew York Giants Cutting BoardNew York Giants Grill SpatulaBaltimore Ravens Grill-A-Tong

Is there anything more American than MLB or the NFL? Maybe just a fascination with sports in general? Fire up the grill this summer with some cooking tools that show off your fandom. Get a variety of grilling tools representing your favorite sports team or a grilling apron that's both stylish and useful. Get one with American vibes like this Captain marvel apron, or show off your nerdy side with a Star Wars apron and oven mitt set. Once all your grilling is done, serve up those steaks with a set of cool steak knives that will make all your friends jealous.


Summer Pool Floats

Inflatable Pool Floats

Chameleon Pool FloatDale Earnheardt Jr. NASCAR Pool Float LoungerChild Unicorn Pool Float
Danica Patrick Car Inner TubePink Unicorn Inner TubeKids' Rainbow Float

If you’re planning on hitting the water and going for a swim this July, you need some unique pool floats. Hop aboard a NASCAR pool float any time you feel like taking some laps around the pool. Find a few funky floats with unicorns and chameleons! Even the kids will get excited with pool floats just their size. It's great to keep the whole family cool.


Drinking Gifts and Summer Treats

Summer Glassware and Cold Treats

Lilo and Stitch Glass SetGolden Girls Water BottleSpongebob Squarepants Popsicle MoldsThe Witcher Water Bottle
Beer Pong Shot SetJedi Luke Geeki TikiLilo & Stitch Ice Cube TraySanrio My Hero Academia Water Bottle

You can’t enjoy a hot summer day without some frosty beverages, and what better way to carry those than with a tiki mug featuring your favorite superhero or movie character? Or maybe a water bottle to keep you hydrated? Maybe you'd like to play a friendly game of beer pong with your friends! If you're looking for more ways to stay cool than sipping on water, make some frozen treats with these Spongebob popsicle molds, or add some fun ice cubes to cool your beverages down.


Captain America Gifts for the 4th of July

Captain America Gift Ideas

Captain America ShirtCaptain America HatCaptain America Wall ClockCaptain America Statue
Collectible Captain America Action FigureCaptain America DoormatCaptain America Waffle MakerCaptain America Backpack

What superhero could be more patriotic than Captain America? Steve Rogers always fights for his country and is just as much a symbol of America as anything, so why not rock some apparel featuring his iconic shield logo? If he weren’t so busy saving the world with the Avengers, you can bet Captain America would be happy to attend a poolside grill-out party to celebrate Independence Day. A cool Captain America gift like a shield logo doormat or a brightly-colored waffle maker is a perfectly patriotic gift.


4th of July Costumes

4th of July Costumes

Uncle Sam CostumeStatue of Liberty CostumeBald Eagle CostumeRosie the Riveter CostumeGeorge Washington Costume

The 4th of July is a day of celebration, and what better way to celebrate than by wearing a costume? You often see 4th of July costumes such as Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty at 4th of July parades, but you can also spot them at seasonal runs and other events. Whether you plan on taking part in a patriotic parade or you'd like to wear a fourth of July costume for some other reason, these American costumes are all top-notch selections!


Are you all geared up for your 4th of July celebration? Hopefully, we’ve inspired you to add more fun to your patriotic party this year. If you're ready to fire up the grill, hop in the pool, or play some outdoor games, you'll be doing so in epic fashion. If you're looking to make your celebration even more unique, why not check out all of our different themed gifts while you're waiting for the big fireworks display.

Devin Rubink
Devin Rubink

Devin is a Marketing Specialist at FUN.com. What’s fun for him? Devin loves watching movies and playing with toys. His favorites include Marvel superheroes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Star Wars. Devin is not one to back down from an epic lightsaber battle or Nerf war, but if you wish to defeat him, just offer him ice cream and he’ll let his guard down.