Published on June 19, 2020

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

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4th of July Gifts to Ooh and Aah Over

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 viewed as the birth of the nation. 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 for the 4th of July

American Flag Mini BackpackAmerican Flag Fanny PackPatriotic Mickey and Pluto Statue
Patriotic Snoopy FigurineAmerican Flag Clutch BagAmerican Flag Mug

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 or purse 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 Decor

4th of July WreathPatriotic 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 dangle some American flag lights from the patio railing. If you can tie it all together with some appropriately colored plates and napkins, your guests will be amazed!


4th of July Apparel

Patriotic Apparel

USA Flag TeeCrochet Back Flag Tank TopAmerican Flag Hawaiian ShirtPatriotic Summer Suit
Stars and Stripes LeggingsHeather Gray American Jogger PantsAll-Over Print American Flag LeggingsAmerican Flag Necktie

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! Get cozy in a pair of American flag leggings or joggers, or perhaps a patriotic tank top that's perfect for warm weather. There's even a variety of red, white and blue suits, including a cool short-sleeved summer 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

Party Games and Outdoor Games

12-Player Telestrations Party PackFlamingolf SetBoochie Game
Horror Movie Trivia GameLoaded Questions Party GameJarts Splash

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 splash around in the water with a fun pool game. We're not going to tell you 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

Outdoor Activities for Kids

Giant Ape SprinklerFortnite Super SoakerBeach Toy Tote

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

Grilling Gifts

ApronsBoston Red Sox Grill TongsGrill BrushNFL Packers Grill CoverBBQ Cooking Guide Apron

Is there anything more American than MLB or the NFL? Fire up the grill this summer with some cooking tools that show off your fandom. Get a variety of grilling tools that represent your favorite sports team or a grilling apron that's both stylish and useful. Get one that has useful grilling tips printed on it for easy reference, or show off your patriotic side with some help from Uncle Sam. Once all your grilling is done, top it off with a licensed grill cover that will make all your friends jealous.


Pool Floats

Summer Pool Floats

Llama Pool FloatWaffle Pool FloatFlamingo Pool Float
Star Wars Millennium Falcon InflatableNASCAR Pool LoungerChameleon Pool Float

If you’re planning on hitting the water and going for a swim this July, you need some unique pool floats. Hop aboard the Millennium Falcon if you plan on making the Kessel Run in your local swimming hole. If you want to be cruel, you can make fellow beachgoers hungry with a slice of watermelon pool float. If you're looking for more of a wild ride, hop aboard an animal like a horse or


Drinking Gifts

Drinking Gifts for July 4th

Rainbow Laser Cat TumblerBeer Pong GameThor Mjolnir Mug
Das Boot GlassGeeky TikiHorn Mug

You can’t enjoy a hot summer day without some frosty beverages, and what better way to carry those than with a tiki cup featuring your favorite superhero or movie character? Or maybe a Viking horn? Maybe you'd like to play a friendly game of beer pong with your friends. It always helps to keep track of your skill while drinking to make sure things don't get out of hand.


Captain America Gifts for the 4th of July

Captain America Gifts

Secret Identity Captain America Suit JacketCaptain America Doormat2qt Captain America SlowcookerCaptain America Trucker Hat
Marvel Legends Captain America Action FigureCaptain America 20oz. Water BottleCaptain America WalletCaptain 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 water bottle keeping you hydrated 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 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 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.