Festive Fourth of July Decorations for Weddings and Parties

Taking advantage of the long Fourth of July long weekend for your wedding celebration? Tones of red, white and blue will add sizzle to the shindig. Our country's birthday invites you to imbue your wedding with classic Americana motifs. Plus, planning a patriotic party allows you to create a laid-back and casual wedding vibe.

Think out of the box when orchestrating your Fourth of July wedding. Rather than the traditional white flower girl dress, choose gingham. Instead of fancy ties or ascots, have your groomsmen wear red, white and blue bowties. Then, finish the affair with sparkling fireworks!

For your charming holiday celebration, we've pulled together a list of accessories, gifts and decor items from Nordstrom, Etsy, Williams-Sonoma and more.

Fourth of July Themed Party and Wedding Decor
Ted Baker London Check Cotton & Silk Bow Tie nordstrom photo

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Ted Baker London Check Cotton & Silk Bow Tie

Two-tone checks in red-and-blue on white will ensure a festive, thematic look for a Fourth of July wedding. We love the Italian blend of cotton and silk in this charming Ted Baker London bowtie that was crafted in America. When your dapper groomsmen don this bow tie, they'll accessorize your wedding with retro style. ($60; nordstrom.com)

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Pippa & Julie Floral & Gingham Dress in Navy/White for Flower Girl nordstrom photo

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Pippa & Julie Floral & Gingham Dress in Navy/White for Flower Girl

A Fourth of July wedding tends toward the informal, so dress your flower girl in this fuss-free, heirloom quality frock made of navy-and-white gingham. The embroidered bodice, bow accents and peplum add the necessary flair, while the playful gingham skirt is party-ready. ($48; nordstrom.com)

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GoSports American Flag Series Wood Cornhole Set Amazon photo

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GoSports American Flag Series Wood Cornhole Set

Choose this game, covered in stars and stripes, for a stellar time. The GoSports Solid Wood American Flag Cornhole Set will add some cheery details into your big day. The manageable weight and convenient carrying case guarantees ease, while the premium design and construction ensures years or use. A game of corhole will lift the spirits of the wedding guests who chose to toss a few beanbags. ($140; amazon.com)

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Kochetova Navy, Red, White Floral Wreath Etsy photo

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Kochetova Navy, Red, White Floral Wreath

Handmade by Inna Kochetova in the seaside city of Chornomorsk, Ukraine, this flower crown is designed with Old World flair. The fabric flowers and greenery are orchestrated in colors of red, white and blue and tied with a satin ribbon. The wreath is flexible so that this sophisticated headpiece will perfectly fit an elegant little lady. ($25-plus; etsy.com)

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Patriotic Cookies williams sonoma photo

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Patriotic Cookies

Sweeten the show with Williams-Sonoma's handcrafted cookies shaped like stars, hearts, cupcakes and fireworks. Each one is baked fresh from scratch and decorated by hand. The festive red, white and blue royal icing creates details that will wow your guests. You can serve these buttery vanilla sugar cookies at the wedding, or gift them, as they are individually wrapped. ($45; williams-sonoma.com)

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Sandweek Vintage Chinoiserie Decorative Macrame Lace Tablecloth amazon photo

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Sandweek Vintage Chinoiserie Decorative Macrame Lace Tablecloth

Add a hint of old Shanghai to the Fourth of July decorations with this gorgeous chinoiserie tablecloth made of cotton-texture polyester that is stain-resistant and wear-resistant. We love the idea of adding pops of red to this blue-and-white tablecloth via industrial red chairs and red goblets paired with sky blue napkins. ($25; amazon.com)

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Super Z Outlet Fiesta Patriotic Paper Fans Amazon photo

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Super Z Outlet Fiesta Patriotic Paper Fans

Use these spherical fans to add red, white and blue color to your wedding. Featuring polka dots and stripes on both sides of the paper, each fan comes with a string attached. You can easily hang them off on the ceiling above the gift table or on a wall for a fun photography backdrop. ($8; amazon.com)

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Cufflinks, Inc. Waving American Flag Cufflinks nordstrom photo

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Cufflinks, Inc. Waving American Flag Cufflinks

Founded by three brothers from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Cufflinks, Inc. is a modern maker of men's cufflinks. These cufflinks allow your groom to show his patriotic pride as the American flag waves on the tip of his sleeves during your Fourth of July party. These cufflinks are made of brass and enamel. ($55; nordstrom.com)

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IsaLubellaHeadpieces Star bridal headpiece etsy photo

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IsaLubellaHeadpieces Star bridal headpiece

Dance under the heavens while wearing this star hair vine made of 14k gold filled wire topped with mother-of-pearl stars. We love the effect it creates of stars floating on a bride's hair, particularly for a Fourth of July bride who wants to look ethereal but elegant. A detachable velvet ribbon can turn this vine into a halo or headband. ($205; etsy.com)

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Golden Rabbit Stars & Stripes Serving Tray nordstrom photo

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Golden Rabbit Stars & Stripes Serving Tray

Pass the hors d'oeuvres! This tray will add a festive element to your Fourth of July wedding, then it can be used for many parties to come. This sleek serving tray features patriotic motifs to enhance the wedding decor. Handcrafted in Indonesia, this piece is topped with porcelain enamel so that it holds up to oven, stove-top and even broiler heat. It can be cut on and is dishwasher safe. ($60; nordstrom.com)

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Women's Havianas Slim USA Flip Flop Nordstrom photo

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Women's Havianas Slim USA Flip Flop

Gift your bridesmaids a pair of Havianas in navy blue with a teeny tiny American flag on the thong. What could be more perfect for a wedding party with a Fourth of July theme? These flip flops are a cult favorite for a reason: They are the finest rubber sandals in the world. While your bridesmaids won't wear them down the aisle, these are perfect as gifts for getting ready or pass 'em out on the dancefloor! ($28; nordstrom.com)

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Lacoste Big Croc USA Appliqué Baseball Cap Nordstrom photo

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Lacoste Big Croc USA Appliqué Baseball Cap

One of the world's best tennis players in the 1920s, René Lacoste set the tone for preppy elegance by wearing a blazer embroidered with an open-jawed crocodile to his matches. We love the relaxed sophistication of this baseball cap that is emblazoned with a red, white and blue crocodile for patriotic style. This classic six-panel ball cap is crafted from durable cotton twill and will be the perfect gift for the groomsmen who participate in your Fourth of July wedding. ($41; nordstrom.com)

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