With firework displays and public 4th of July celebrations canceled because of COVID-19 this year, most of us will be celebrating the holiday in our backyards. But, there are a lot of ways to make your holiday fun, even while social distancing! We have some suggestions, below!

BALLOON CHICK STAMFORD

The Balloon Chick Stamford is a small party decor business specializing in balloons!
Balloon art has gained popularity over the past couple of years!
They make one of a kind ballon arches, columns, centerpieces and much more!
Email balloonchickstamford@gmail.com for more information or to place an order!

MR. FROSTY ICE CREAM

Mr. Frosty’s Ice Cream has locally made ice cream, shakes, sundaes, cones and cakes!
They offer curbside pick-up.
Click here to order your 4th of July pies, cakes and cones!

KONA ICE

Need something kool to add to your 4th of July?
Book Kona Ice!
Call (203) 921-5000 or order here!

SLIM PICKINGS GRAZING TRAYS

Slim Pickings Grazing Trays will add a little savory, sweet, crunchy and fresh to your 4th of July!
They make a board for every occassion!
DM here to place your order!

BEST TIME EVER ART

Get some arts & crafts to keep the kids entertained on the 4th of July!
Best Time Ever Art offers Summer Boxes with a week’s worth of projects!
They also offer free local delivery & curbside pick-up!
Check them out, here!

iBOUNCE CT

Put a little BOUNCE into your 4th of July celebration!
Rent a bounce house from iBounceCT!
They are adhering to environmental cleaning and disinfection recommendations by the CDC.
They have also made and continue to make they processes electronic with 24/7 online ordering and electronic contracts.
SPECIAL OFFER: Use Coupon Code HOME at checkout for 10% off your order!
From June 1 – July 31 use Coupon Code GRAD for 15% off your order!

WAGON WHEEL WINE & SPIRITS

Find the beer, wine & spirits you need this 4th of July at Wagon Wheel Wine & Spirits!
Free deliveries on orders $100 or more within 10 mile radius of store location.
Delivery orders under $100 within 10 mile radius of store location add $10 delivery fee.
Delivery orders beyond 10 mile radius of store location add $20 delivery fee.
Orders placed after 4pm may not be delivered until following business day / No deliveries on Sundays.
Call (203) 322-8382 or email Wagonwheelfinewines@yahoo.com.

PATRIOTIC BALLOON DARTS

Thanks to our parent company, The Local Moms Network

Looking for 4th of July fun? Try this DIY Dart Game from The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch with Maria Provenzano.

Supplies

Large foam board
Paint; red/white/blue
Pins to hold the balloons to the board
Darts/ preferably red, white, and/or blue
Painter’s tape

Paint the foam boards in desired colors; if you want to make clean lines for stripes, use painter’s tape to evenly space out the stripes and paint
Remove painter’s tape when dry
Blow up balloons, and attach them to the board with a pin at the bottom
Use the darts to pop the balloons

RECIPES

Credit: Freut Cake

Thanks to our parent company, The Local Moms Network

Drinks
Watermelon Mojito from Barefoot Contessa
Boozy Cherry Bombs from Delish

Apps/Snacks
Patriotic Party Mix from The Baker Mama
Keto Corn Dog Mini Muffins Recipe from Elana’s Pantry

Mains
The Best Grilled Chicken from Once Upon a Chef
Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers from The Minimalist Baker

Sides
Crispy Bacon Pasta Salad from How Sweet Eats
Classic Grilled Corn on the Cob from Southern Living

Desserts
Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas from Food Network
American Flag Cupcakes (semi-homemade!) from Freut Cake

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