11 Red, White & Blue Beach Accessories For The 4th Of July That Will Make You Feel Extra Festive

July 4 is right around the corner, which means it is almost time to hang out with loved ones, watch the fireworks, make some s'mores, and lounge outside in the beautiful summer weather. If you are heading to the beach to celebrate Independence Day, why not amp up your essentials and get into the spirit with red, white, and blue beach accessories for July 4?

Plus, what better excuse is there to head down to the water and soak up some rays (just don't forget that SPF!) than your day off on July 4? The holiday is all about gathering your nearest and dearest and celebrating the good ol' USA — so get outside and head to the beach to take in America's natural beauty ~up close and personal~.

From red, white, and blue swimsuits, to towels, to even portable outdoor speakers, there's so many ways to show off your patriotic pride all summer long while looking stylish and being practical, so there is no reason not to invest in some amazing beach essentials.

Grab your friends and some sunscreen, because you are in for a full day of fun. These are the patriotic AF beach accessories you need in your life, ASAP.

1Giant Ice Pop Pool Float

Target
Target

The only thing better than eating these signature fire cracker pops? Lounging on one while eating one, of course. Relax and float all your worries away on this adorable float, but beware: Your friends will be fighting over sharing this baby.

2Wedge Flip Flops

Farfetch.com
Farfetch.com

Amp up your boring pool flip flops or slides with ones that are more fun. The striped wedges are comfy and can be worn to work or even while running daily errands. Give your boring sandals a break, and say hello to your new BFFs.

3Red, White, And Blue Inflatable Bar Cooler

Amazon
Amazon

This cooler is versatile and affordable, so you're snagging a great deal when you buy this one-of-a-kind product. Use it to keep drinks cool and serve food like fresh watermelon, salad, and other summertime staples. It holds a lot of ice, so you don't have to worry about your drinks turning lukewarm again, because that's just yuck.

4. Reversible Striped Towel

Pottery Barn
Pottery Barn

There's nothing not to love about this two-in-one reversible towel. You also have the option to choose between a pool towel or a beach towel, depending on which one you frequent more often.

5Red, White, And Blue Beach Ball

Party City
Party City

For just $1.49 there's no excuse not to buy this fun beach ball. Throw it around in the water, play some games, and gather your friends together, because entertaining has never been this easy (or affordable!).

6Shopper Tote

www.ilovedooney.com
ILoveDooney.com

This tote is stylish enough to use as an everyday bag, and can be used all summer long — not just during July 4. The handles are sturdy, and the leather adds a sophisticated touch to the playful bag.

7Red, White, And Blue Shot Glasses

Amazon
Amazon

Fifty fun shot glasses for $12.99? Count me in! Pack these up in your new beach tote, and get ready to day-drink with these adorable AF shot glasses. They're perfect for all of those Instagram "cheers-ing" boomerangs you know you love to post (no judgement).

8Red, White, And Blue Outdoor Drink Holders

HayNeedle.com
HayNeedle.com

These are perfect for the beach, because who likes laying down, sunbathing, and having to hold their drinks at the same time? Thanks to this genius invention, you can finally put your drinks down and relax without worrying about them spilling. These holders stay in the sand and keep your drink at chair level, so you don't even have to sit all the way up to gulp down your beverage.

9Striped One-Piece Swimsuit

Forever 21
Forever 21

Score a red, white, and blue striped one-piece from Forever 21 for under $13. The swimsuit is so on trend and Instagram ready, you'll never want to take it off, trust me.

10Wireless Speaker

Target
Target

Fanny packs are ~all the rage~ right now, so why not kill two birds with one stone and buy one that's also a speaker? Better yet, get ready for July 4 with a red, white, and blue fanny pack speaker. The battery lasts for over nine hours, so it's ideal for your day at the beach.

11Summer Throw Blanket

Bed Bath & Beyond
Bed Bath & Beyond

There's nothing more summery than watching fireworks from the beach. This patriotic blanket was made for summer nights like these, and will keep you warm throughout the evening so you don't have to worry about getting home before it gets a little breezy. Just sit back and enjoy the show.

Moral of the story: There's lots of affordable products out there you can snag to show off your patriotic pride for July 4. Now go get shopping!