Stumped when trying to decide what to do for the 4th of July? Celebrate America’s birthday with the one you love. These date ideas are guaranteed to please your significant other and make this patriotic holiday a little more romantic. 

1) Tie-dye red, white and blue t-shirts.

2) Host a bonfire.

3) Host a BBQ.

4) Have a picnic.

5) Visit or host a firework show.

6) Go to a pool.

7)  Spend the day on the lake.

8) Go to an ice cream parlor.

9) Go to a parade.

10) Attend an outdoor concert.

11) Make snow cones.

12) Have a beach day.

13) Watch a patriotic movie.

14) Go for a boat ride.

15) Go fishing.

16) Go to a museum.

17) Make a patriotic dessert.

18) Visit a historical monument.

19) Visit your favorite frozen yogurt shop.

20) Go to dinner somewhere with a firework show view.

21) Challenge your friends to laser tag.

22) Bake cookies for firefighters, police, or veterans.

23) Spend the day with local veterans.

24) Make homemade ice cream.

25) Go to the thrift store and pick out patriotic outfits for each other.

26) Have a watermelon carving contest. 

27) Grab some friends and host a baseball game. 

28) Attend a major league baseball game.

Whitney E

Whitney is a senior majoring in communication at Mississippi State University. When she's not preparing for law school, you can find her online shopping or planning a trip to Disney World. She loves Ronald Reagan, traveling, and all things preppy.