Host the Ultimate Patriotic Pool Party This 4th of July

Make your 4th of July pool party one to remember by decking out your outdoor space with these patriotic finds.

Two red patio lounge chairs facing a large pool.
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Relaxation at Last

Before you start planning how you want to decorate for your 4th of July get-together you need to make sure you have enough seating. With a couple of these blue adirondack lounge chairs on your patio it'll look festive without taking away from the rest of your patriotic decorations. Each chair is constructed from weather-resistant materials (including recycled plastic bottles) that are made to look like real wood and can be kept outside year-round.

Price: $369 (usually $499)

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Red and white throw pillow with striped design. photo

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The Perfect Poolside Pillow

Now that you've got blue chairs, it's time to make them a little more festive by placing these red and white throw pillows on each chair. This pillow is filled with a soft polyester blend that makes them perfect for afternoon naps. It's also made with earth-friendly fibers so you can feel good about your purchase. Pro tip: If there happens to be a spill, don't sweat it. Simply spot clean the fabric and it'll look as good as new.

Price: $21 (usually $36)

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A string of lights with red, white, and blue stars attached to each bulb. photo

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The Star of the Show

Sure you could hang up your white string lights from last Christmas, or you can go all out for your 4th of July celebration and hang these glimmering red, white, and blue stars around your patio. These lightweight accent lights are sure to catch your guests' attention and are a great way to light up the space without attracting unwanted bugs. The 10-foot string has LED bulbs that are battery powered so finding an outlet won't be an issue.

Price: $12 (usually $20)

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American flag pool floatie. photo

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Patriotic Pride

Let's be honest, throwing a 4th of July bash (especially a pool party) just isn't the same without some floaties. This American flag inflatable comes in an extra large size so two people can lounge on it together, or one person can spread out and relax while soaking up the sun. Thanks to the sturdy materials you won't have to worry about this accessory popping right away, so you can continue to show off your patriotism all summer long.

Price: $44

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Red, white, and blue beach towel that features tassel details on each end. photo

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Trendy Towel

When putting together your 4th of July pool party make sure you have all the essentials including an abundance of beach towels. No one likes to get out of the water without something to wrap up in, so make sure you have a couple of these soft 100-percent Turkish cotton towels ready for when you and your friends leave the pool. The red, white, and blue striped design makes them perfect for your celebration and the fringed edges are an added style bonus. We say these are definitely 4th of July-approved!

Price: $24

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Two-level bar cart made from aluminium and wicker. photo

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Wicker Wonder

There's no better way to serve up some drinks at a pool party than to have the selection already set out for your guests. When you have this wicker bar cart on your deck filled with the necessities your friends and family won't have to search for you to ask for a glass of fresh and fruity sangria. Not only does it make things easier for them, it also allows you to enjoy the day without having to run inside all the time.

Price: $194

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Drink dispenser with blue striped design wrapping around the middle and wooden stand photo

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Bottom's Up!

An important part of hosting an outdoor party is making sure everyone stays hydrated. By setting a large drink dispenser full of water next to your bar cart it'll encourage your guests to drink responsibly, while still having a good time. The blue striped pattern across this white ceramic container is sure to match your patriotic aesthetic and it even comes complete with a wooden stand—all you need now is a drinkware set to go with it!

Price: $55

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Acrylic red, white, and blue tumbler with a striped design photo

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Raise Your Glass

Instead of filling your trash can with red solo cups, opt to be more environmentally friendly by using acrylic drinkware. The red, white, and blue striped design on this cup makes it a great choice for your 4th of July pool party. For just $2 each, you might as well buy more than one and make it a complete set. They are dishwasher-safe so you can use them for Memorial Day and every other patriotic or summer party, too. Cheers!

Price: $2

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Melamine plate with an american flag in the middle. photo

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Feast in Style

An outdoor party also means delicious summer foods, and paper plates just won't cut it this time. These melamine plates feature an elegant American flag design that is sure to wow all your guests. This set comes with four dishes, but if you're planning on a larger turn out don't hesitate to get more than that while they're on sale. For a complete look, we suggest laying out a dark blue table runner to really make the dinnerware shine.

Price: $48 for four

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White paper napkins that say

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Neat Napkins

Put the finishing touch on your 4th of July tablescape by placing these decorative napkins at each seat. For a pool party it doesn't need to be too fancy, but something fun and festive is a must. Luckily, these "Party in the USA" paper napkins are just the thing you need to match your theme without overdoing it.

Price: $3

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Eagle pool floatie with an american flag design on it. photo

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Fly Like an Eagle

You can never have too many floaties, and paired with the American flag option shown above your pool will be more than ready for your friends and family to enjoy. It's large enough to seat two adults and is made with sturdy material so you can take it to the lake or ocean too. Inflation takes less than 10 minutes, which means you can quickly blow it up before guests start to show up, so you don't have to worry about the wind sweeping it away or finding a place to store it.

Price: $15 (usually $50)

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