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20 Festive Fourth of July Products Under $20

Show off your red, white, and blue spirit without breaking the bank.

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20 Festive Fourth of July Products Under $20via amazon.com (2), via macys.com

Happy Fourth!

Celebrate the birth of our nation with these patriotic red, white, and blue items. They’ll not only get you in a party mood, but some are also practical and can be used at outdoor BBQs all summer long. Speaking of, here’s everything you need for a safe bbq.

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Martha Stewart Collection Americana Melamine Appetizer Plates, set of 4via macys.com

Martha Stewart Collection Americana Melamine Appetizer Plates, set of 4

$16.80

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We suggest you serve up some pigs in a blanket or Buffalo wings on these red and blue and white striped appetizer plates. Because they’re melamine, they’ll hold up to ketchup and even blue cheese sauce, unlike your typical paper or plastic party plate. The reusable plates that are exclusive to Macy’s can go in the dishwasher, but not the microwave. Find out which favorite food was invented in your state.

Ten Waterloo Patriotic Ceramic Plattervia amazon.com

Ten Waterloo Patriotic Ceramic Platter

$19.99

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Up your veggies and dip game with this U.S.-shaped platter with a removable star-shaped dip cup. With high-gloss red, white, and blue glaze on the ceramic dolomite, this platter that measures 16.25 inches by 11.75 inches is destined to become the star of your Fourth of July table. Keep everyone entertained with these 11 best backyard games.

Celebrate It Fourth of July Chip Bowlsvia michaels.com

Celebrate It Fourth of July Chip Bowls

$7.49

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Whether you fill them with tortilla chips, pork rinds, or plain old potato chips, these stars and stripes melamine bowls will add the perfect patriotic touch to your picnic table. The bowls are sold separately, but we suggest you pick up the pair. You can even toss them in the dishwasher when the celebration is over. Find out 13 weirdest potato chip flavors you’ll actually want to try.

Oriental Trading Small Cloth American Flagsvia orientaltrading.com

Oriental Trading Small Cloth American Flags

$4.38 per dozen

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What’s a Fourth of July party without an American flag? You can pass these out to your guests, use them to create a patriotic table topper, or wave one with pride as you watch the fireworks. The 6-inch by 4-inch flags are attached to wooden sticks and are made in the U.S.A. In the market for a full-size flag? You can’t go wrong with this American flag that has over 12,000 reviews on Amazon.

Oriental Trading Stars and Stripes Folding Fansvia orientaltrading.com

Oriental Trading Stars and Stripes Folding Fans

$2.78 per dozen

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There are two things you can pretty much count on every Fourth of July: there will be fireworks and it will be hot. These paper folding fans help with the latter, cooling you down in a red, white, and blue breeze. You can also open a few and spread out on your table for a festive centerpiece, too. Control that other nuisance of summer—mosquitoes—with one of these 20 best bug zappers.

Glitter Star Drop Earringsvia target.com

Glitter Star Drop Earrings

$5.99

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The night skies won’t be the only thing lighting up when you pop on these red and silver glitter star drop earrings. The zinc alloy 2.2 inch drop earrings are surprisingly lightweight. See if you can guess the name of these popular firework displays.

Charlotte Light Up Star Station Necklacevia target.com

Charlotte Light Up Star Station Necklace

$7.99

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Light up necklaces aren’t solely reserved for Christmas parties! The 33-inch plastic necklace features red, white, and—what else—blue stars that light up with the touch of a button. Get ready to hear lots of “oohs” and “aahs!” Find out 13 fascinating things you never knew about fireworks.

JCPenney Home American Burlap Bow Tabletop Decorvia jcpenney.com

JCPenney Home American Burlap Bow Tabletop Decor

$14.99

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This burlap bow has an old-timey feel that will complement your Fourth of July serving table. Buy two and hang one on your front door—the 18-inch burlap bow can withstand the summer elements. 

Americana "Hello Summer" Candle Sleevevia kohls.com

Americana “Hello Summer” Candle Sleeve

$5.94

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This candle sleeve combines a few of our favorites in one: American flags, watermelons, stars, and the word “summer” all with a touch of glitter. At 4.25 inches wide, the iron holder is the right size to hold a pillar candle. Find out the coolest camping gear for your summer staycation.

Ashland Red, White & Blue Stars & Stripes Pennantvia michaels.com

Ashland Red, White & Blue Stars & Stripes Pennant

$4.99

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Give your Independence Day celebration a touch of old-fashioned charm with this red, white, and blue garland. At 6-ft long, you can use it to adorn a serving table, balcony, or awning. Sure, you could make your own, but why bother when this plastic and acrylic version costs less than DIYing.

Celebrate Americana Together 2-pc. Stars Stemless Wine Glass Setvia kohls.com

Celebrate Americana Together 2-pc. Stars Stemless Wine Glass Set

$9.99

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These stemless wine glasses are all dressed up in a silicone sleeve that’s not only festive but practical too since they make it easier to hold your glass and prevent sweating. Plus the set comes with one in red and one in blue so you won’t get you and your drinking buddy’s wine glasses confused. Be sure to avoid any of these 13 grilling mistakes that could make you sick.

Celebrate Americana Together Oversize Flag Pillowvia kohls.com

Celebrate Americana Together Oversize Flag Pillow

$12.79

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Spruce up your living room with an American flag pillow. This 16-inch by 24-inch polyester-linen blend pillow is oversized and fits a recliner or club chair. The back is plain white. Find out 20 reasons the American flag is even cooler than you realized.

Celebrate Americana Together Flag Hand Towelvia kohls.com

Celebrate Americana Together Flag Hand Towel

$3.99

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Get your bathroom in on the festive feel, too, with these stars and stripes hand towels. They are Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX certified, which means each has been tested—and shown not to contain—over 300 harmful chemicals.

Martha Stewart Collection Star Ice Pop Molds, Set of 6via macys.com

Martha Stewart Collection Star Ice Pop Molds, Set of 6

$16.80

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What’s better than an ice pop on a hot day? An ice pop that you make yourself. You can control the ingredients, which means less sugar and no artificial ingredients if you choose. You can even try your hand at making booze-infused pops for the grown-ups. The star-shaped pops come in their own star-shaped mold—all are dishwasher safe. We also love these picture-perfect desserts for the Fourth.

Patriotic Hanging Welcome Signvia bedbathandbeyond.com

Patriotic Hanging Welcome Sign

$19.99

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Welcome one and all to your home or backyard with this charming red, white, and blue sign. Made of a rustic-looking wood plank with wood letters, metal accents, and a rope hanger the sign gives off a farmhouse vibe that’s pure Americana. Impress your guests by memorizing these 50 facts about America most Americans don’t know.

August Grove Amie Patriotic Hearts Sassafras Indoor Door Matvia wayfair.com

August Grove Amie Patriotic Hearts Sassafras Indoor Door Mat

$12.99

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Show your love for your country all while keeping your floors clean. This 22 by 10-inch doormat is non-slip and will prevent anyone entering your house from tracking in leaves, dirt, or mud. Love it too much to think about putting it on the floor? It’s also suitable for framing. Here are another 14 things we’re buying at Wayfair to create a backyard oasis.

Fun Express American Flag Patriotic Pinwheels, 36 piecesvia amazon.com

Fun Express American Flag Patriotic Pinwheels, 36 pieces

$14.99

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Line your walkway or driveway with these stars and stripe pinwheels. With a 5-inch pinwheel and an 11-inch stick, these are large enough to see from the curb. Note that you’ll need to put the plastic pinwheels together.

Frienda 4th of July Star String Lightvia amazon.com

Frienda 4th of July Star String Light

$14.99

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Light up your backyard in a show of red, white, and blue stars with these 40-foot long LED string lights. You can dim them, turn them off or on, set them on a timer, and pick one of eight light setting modes (fade, blinking, etc.) via the included remote control. Best of all, you don’t need to plug them into an outlet as they’re battery-operated.

Sea View Treasures Star Shutter Shade Party Sunglass Assortmentvia amazon.com

Sea View Treasures Star Shutter Shade Party Sunglass Assortment

$19.99

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You’ll be seeing stars when you sport a pair of these star-shaped glasses that come in the shades of the American flag. They come in a pack of 36, making them perfect to share with family and friends or pop in a goodie bag.

Creative Converting Patriotic Pride Fourth of July Napkinsvia amazon.com

Creative Converting Patriotic Pride Fourth of July Napkins

$5.35

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Round out your Fourth of July decor with these star-spangled paper napkins. The two-ply 6.5-inch napkins are sturdy enough and large enough to help your guests keep their hands clean, even when eating the messiest BBQ food. Speaking of, find out the simple trick to making amazing corn on the cob every time.

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Anne Fritz
Anne L. Fritz is senior digital editor at Reader's Digest where she writes and edits mainly travel and pet content, along with shopping guides. She has worked at Woman's Day, Life & Style, Seventeen, EverydayHealth.com, WhattoExpect.com and more. She earned a BA in Magazine Journalism from Syracuse University.