4th of July Picnic Catering

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Are you looking for ideas to host the ultimate 4th of July celebration? Look no further! In this blog post, we will provide you with everything you need to know to throw a party that your friends and family will never forget. From food and drinks to games and decorations, we have got you covered. So get ready to celebrate America’s independence in style!

Planning the Perfect 4th of July Party

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate America’s independence with family and friends. There are many ways to make this holiday special, but if you want to truly impress your guests, you’ll need to put some thought into the planning. 

Decide on a Venue

When deciding on a venue for your 4th of July party, there are a few factors to consider. Depending on the amount of guests you will be hosting, their age group and your budget, certain venues may be more suitable than others. Popular venue choices include backyards and local parks and beaches, however it’s important to keep in mind that all locations may require additional permits or fees in order to use them. Your local city hall or governing body can provide details on what permits will be required or fees that may need to be paid. It’s important to ensure you have all of the necessary paperwork before confirming a venue for your 4th of July celebration!

Party Decorations for the 4th of July

When it comes to throwing the perfect Fourth of July party, decorations are key. After all, what’s a patriotic celebration without some red, white, and blue? But with so many options out there, it can be tough to decide what route to go when it comes to your decor.

One popular option is to go for patriotic bunting. This can be draped along mantels, doorways, or even used as table runners. American flags are also a must-have for any Fourth of July bash. They can be hung up on walls or from porches and balconies. Balloons are another great way to show your patriotic spirit. Red, white, and blue balloons can be used to create festive centerpieces or can be strung together to create a fun balloon archway.

No matter what route you decide to go when it comes to your decor, the most important thing is that you have fun with it! The Fourth of July is all about celebrating our country’s birthday, so make sure your decorations reflect that.

Games for Your 4th of July Party

When it comes to celebrating America’s birthday, there are few things more fun than throwing a Fourth of July party. But what are the best games to keep your guests entertained?

Here are a few of our favorites:

Water Balloon Toss – This classic game is always a hit, especially on a hot summer day. All you need is a couple of buckets and some water balloons. Divide your guests into teams of two and have them stand across from each other. Then, have them take turns tossing the balloon back and forth. If the balloon bursts, that team is out! The last team standing wins.

Piñata – What Fourth of July party would be complete without a piñata? You can find all sorts of patriotic-themed piñatas at your local party store. Just make sure to hang it high enough so that everyone has a chance to take a swing at it!

Scavenger Hunt – This is a great game for all ages. Hide patriotic-themed items around your yard or house and give your guests a list of things to find. The first person or team to find all of the items wins!

Balloon Pop – Another classic game that’s always a hit with kids (and adults)! All you need is a bunch of balloons and some small prizes. Write numbers on the bottom of the balloons with a permanent marker, then blow them up and tie them off. Hang them from the ceiling or in doorways around your house. Guests will take turns popping the balloons to see what prize they’ve won!

Fourth of July Food

When it comes to the fourth of July food and fireworks are the first things to come to mind. While we can’t provide you with fireworks, we can provide high quality food at an affordable price. Our chefs take great pride in preparing our menus for our customers and we would be pleased to serve you and your guests on the 4th of July, below are our suggested menus to ensure your event is a success.

Fourth Of July Party Rentals

  • When planning a fourth of July event it is important that each guest has a chair and a seat at the table to enjoy all the delicious food. By working with your caterer or rental company you should secure enough tables and chairs for your guests to be comfortable. Also inquire about other party rentals such as bounce houses and other inflatables to keep your guests active.

    Planning the perfect Fourth of July celebration can be a lot of work, but it is so worth it when you see the look of enjoyment on your guests’ faces. With these tips in mind, you are sure to throw the best Fourth of July celebration ever!

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Dan Veles

Dan Veles is the heart and soul behind Lee n' Eddies, steering the beloved catering company for over four decades. As the owner and operator, Dan has dedicated himself to serving the Chicago area and its surroundings, consistently delivering great food and service at unbeatable prices. Under his leadership, Lee n' Eddies has become synonymous with quality catering, offering a wide range of delicious options that cater to every taste and occasion.

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