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7 Items To Make Family 4th Of July Celebrations Extra Special This Year

by Sarah Bregel
Sarah Bregel is an editor at LittleThings.com covering entertainment, trending stories, adorable stuff, parenting, and more. She is also a freelance writer, mom of two, dog mom, feminist, and deep-breather.

The 4th of July is one of the most special days of the year. It’s the day we celebrate the birth of the United States as an independent nation.

For many folks, that means it’s time to throw an epic 4th of July party to celebrate Independence Day.

Of course, this year, our gatherings are going to look a bit different. We still have to make sure we’re being careful in order to stay safe! But with the right supplies, you can still have a great day of enjoyable festivities to celebrate America with your family.

Whether you’re hanging out in the backyard with your family and close friends or headed out of town, you’ll want to grab some essential items to make your holiday extra special.

We’ve got the goods, so look no further!

Here are seven items that are sure to make your 4th of July celebration extra special this year, whatever you do!

Photo Booth Supplies

Photo Booth Supplies

As you probably already know, a photo booth can make a great party even more fun. And all you really need is a smartphone and an area to snap pictures. But snagging some silly photo booth decorations — like these glasses, flags, and masks — can really amp things up.

Shop Now: Photo booth essentials at Walmart!

The Perfect Treats

The Perfect Treats

Even with a small crowd, treats make everyone happy. When it’s hot outside, you’ll need something to cool off with, too. These ring pop makers from Target are the perfect summertime treat! The kids will love making them, and they’ll love eating them even more.

Shop Now: Ring pop makers at Target!

Festive Table Linens

Festive Table Linens

Even if it’s just the family hanging out together, decorations can make everyone feel even more festive. So you’ll want to get some basics! This indoor/outdoor table linen collection is beautiful and comes in handy for keeping your table clean. Right now, it’s 50% off, too!

Shop Now: Table linens at Bed Bath & Beyond!

Outdoor Speakers

Outdoor Speakers

Music is an absolute must when it comes to family hangouts! But you’ve got to have the right gear. These incredible outdoor speakers from Best Buy are actually what you need. Not only do they blend right into your surroundings, they sound amazing!

Shop Now: Grab these speakers at Best Buy!

An Epic Karaoke Machine

An Epic Karaoke Machine

Nothing says family fun like karaoke. This karaoke machine from Target is made for kids but fun for the whole family. You can connect it to your own music player to sing right along with your favorite tunes. It will totally take your party up a notch!

Shop Now: Karaoke fun at Target today!

Festive Splash Pad

Festive Splash Pad

When it comes to summer parties, water play is a must! Even the adults may need to take a dip from time to time if the weather is as hot as it can be in the middle of summer. This splash pad is the perfect and most festive solution that everyone will love!

Shop Now: Splash pad at Walmart!

New Furniture Set

New Furniture Set

A great table and chairs set — complete with an umbrella, of course — is a must. Not only will it be the perfect place to eat on the 4th, you’ll also enjoy dining outdoors all summer. This great no-rust set from Bed Bath & Beyond is an absolute steal.

Shop Now: Outdoor furniture set at Bed Bath & Beyond!

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