8 DIY 4th Of July Party Ideas So You Can Show Your Patriotism With Booze and Food

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Obviously, the best part of any holiday is the holiday party. And what better occasion is there to enjoy some festivities with your friends than the 4th of July? There's sun, barbecues, beaches, rampant patriotism (even dogs are getting in on it)...So if you're looking to throw a memorable shindig on our nation's birthday, we've compiled a DIY checklist to make sure your party is a huge success. From what to eat and drink to how to decorate like a pro, we've got everything you need to make sure your party is one for the books. Happy 4th!

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