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How to Have a July 4th Themed Wedding

Create the perfect 4th of July themed wedding by using these tips to incorporate a little red, white, and blue.


  • Step 1: Send invitations Send invitations in shades of red, white, and blue. Incorporate a picture of a flag, fireworks, or eagle.
  • Step 2: Wear wedding gown and gemstones Wear a traditional white wedding gown, but stand out by wearing gemstone jewelry in shades of red or blue.
  • TIP: Bridesmaids can wear the same shade of jewelry.
  • Step 3: Wear dark blue clothes Opt for dark blue dresses for the bridesmaids and dark blue suits for the groomsmen. The groomsmen can wear white or red cumberbuns.
  • Step 4: Use fresh flowers Use fresh flowers, such as red roses, delphiniums, and baby's breath for the bouquet, corsages, centerpieces, and the cake.
  • Step 5: Utilize fresh fruits Utilize fresh fruits that are in season, such as blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries.
  • TIP: Use the fresh fruits for individual desserts or as decorations on the cake.
  • Step 6: Use white tablecloths and confetti Use classic white tablecloths on the tables, but sprinkle red, white, and blue confetti on the tabletops.
  • Step 7: Impress your guests Impress your guests with an outdoor reception ending with fireworks and sparklers.
  • FACT: On July 4, 1776, America's population comprised approximately 2.5 million people, compared to 304 million people in 2008.

You Will Need

  • Invitations
  • Wedding gown
  • Gemstone jewelry
  • Bridesmaid dresses
  • Groomsmen suits and cummerbunds
  • Fresh flowers
  • Fresh fruit
  • Tablecloths
  • Confetti
  • Outdoor location
  • Fireworks
  • Sparklers

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