Declare your independence with fun projects, decorations, and party ideas

Sunset  – April 26, 2007 | Updated February 21, 2019

New spin on the stars and stripes: Make your own star-spangled pinwheels

Star Lanterns: Make festive lanterns to illuminate paths or brighten a party

Fourth of July flair:

Take red, white, and blue outdoors with these fun party ideas

No-fuss Fourth of July party:

Easy appetizers, lime rickeys, and casual style

Your tastiest Fourth:

Treat the gang to perfect burgers, our best slaw, garlicky potato salad, and a star-spangled pie

All-American barbecue:

A neighborhood comes together for the Fourth of July


Pack up a portable feast

Great red for barbecue
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Great wines for your barbecue

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