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How to Throw an Epic 4th of July Celebration in Your Fischer Homes Community!

At Fischer Homes we create communities with the intention of providing a space where our homeowners feel comfortable. We provide various amenities in our communities to help create an ambiance that feels safe, fun, and relaxing for all. With the 4th of July quickly approaching we wanted to give some tips on how to throw the most epic midsummer patriotic celebration! 

1. Finding the Perfect Location! 

Our communities offer various amenities such as green space, clubhouses, community pools, picnic shelters and gazebos, perfect for any event!

The location is crucial to throwing a party that everyone can enjoy. We encourage utilizing our community amenities such as the pool, clubhouse, green space or picnic shelter. These areas were created for the purpose of bringing the community together. One of our gorgeous community pools is the ideal location on a sunny day where you can catch some rays and then go for a dip to cool off. However, if your community doesn't have a pool we have some ideas on how to spice up any of our beautiful green spaces, gazebos, picnic shelters, or clubhouses to host the perfect patriotic celebration. 

2. Let's Get Festive 

Dress up your Fischer Home in patriotic, festive decorations to celebrate the holiday!

In order to set up the perfect ambiance for an epic celebration you need to get festive for the occasion! Here are some ideas on how to spice up any of our community spaces or your Fischer Home for the best 4th of July Celebration! items will be linked for purchase:

  • For Your Beautiful Fischer Home 
    • For outdoor furniture we recommend subtle pillows and a throw for a festive, classy, and modern look. 
      • A white fringed, light blue and red striped pillow 
      • A navy blue throw blanket
    • Bouquets of flowers such as red and white roses, to add subtle changes to you home
    • USA Banner 
  • For the Community 
    • Small flags to line the curbs around the clubhouse or other amenities in your community 
    • Firework picks, that add a fun pinch of sparkle in flower beds and such 
    • Tiki Torches for around the pool at night to add a fun, festive, party feel
  • For the Party! 
    • Fun, festive summer floats for the pool! 
    • Beaded, red, white, and blue necklaces 
    • Yard pong, a perfect party activity 
    • Twinkle string lights or white and red lanterns 

 

3. The Drink List 

Our floorplans are designed with you in mind providing an optional wet bar making drink assembly seamless and super easy!

No party is complete without a festive cocktail menu to kick off the festivities.  This list features fun mocktails for those who prefer a non-alcoholic beverage and other cocktails options with alcohol. Fischer Homes offers floorplans that feature an optional wet bar on the lower level for the homeowner which provides a great place to prep cocktails and host guests. Here are some upbeat cocktails and mocktails that will make the 4th even more fun: 

  • Sparkling Bomb Pop Cocktail/Mocktail 
    • Prosecco or Sparkling Lemonade/La Croix (Something with bubbles to add a pop to this already summery refreshing drink!) 
    • Throw in a Bomb Pop and you are done!  This drink is light, sweet, and refreshing making it the perfect versatile beverage with or without alcohol! 
  • White Berry Sangria 
    • This recipe is perfect for making a large batch before a party. We recommend using a glass serving jar, that can serve as the centerpiece of your party. This drink is festive, light, and refreshing!
    • White wine 
    • Strawberry puree
    •  Mint 
    • Garnish with blueberries, strawberries, and white peaches  
  • Patriotic Punch 
    • This recipe is perfect for those who want something nonalcoholic and refreshing! It's a crowd-pleasing mocktail for all ages.
    • Sparkling Lemonade 
    • Red or Blue Kool-Aid to taste 
    • Add in a fun straw and some berries! Now you have the perfect mocktail for a fun summer day! 
  • 'Merica's Margarita: Blackberry Jalapeño Margarita 
    • What sunny day outside could be complete without a margarita! This one is light and refreshing, with a little bit of a kick to really spice up your 4th of July! 
    • Blackberries, jalapeños, and honey muddled in a container with lid to shake 
    • Add silver tequila, lime juice, and lemonade 
    • Strain over ice, garnish with a jalapeño, a blackberry, lime, and enjoy! 

4. The Perfect Menu 

Our floorplans are designed with you in mind, offering large kitchen islands and stainless steel appliances making assembly of these menu items super easy!

We understand that 4th of July food is pretty standard, it includes classic American fixings such as burgers, fries, hot dogs, etc. We still recommend those on our menu but here are some crowd-pleasing ideas to elevate your food! Our floorplans are designed to cater to your every need, with designs that include large kitchen islands and stainless steel appliances making your kitchen a dream to prep and serve this festive menu!

  • Pulled Pork Sliders 
    • Follow this recipe from The Recipe Rebel and pair it with whatever barbeque sauce you prefer! This is an easy, delicious recipe that you can prepare the night before and keep in a warming serving dish. 
  • Asian Slaw with Peanut Sesame Ginger Dressing 
    • Follow this recipe from Lemon Blossoms for an Asian Slaw that will pair perfectly with your pulled pork sliders or as a side dish! It's the perfect fresh, crunchy salad for a hot summer's day! 
  • Caprese Pasta Salad 
    • Combine in a large bowl drained rotini pasta, black olives, basil, onions, fresh mozzarella balls, and tomatoes tossed in a balsamic glaze, olive oil, and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste! This is a festive Red, White and Blue take on a classic, refreshing pasta salad! 
  • Grilled Southwestern Potato Salad 
    • Follow this recipe from Taste of Home for a modern take on  potato salad, with a
      Tex-Mex flare! The poblano and cayenne pepper makes this recipe really stand out as a crowd-pleaser. It will quickly become a regular at any barbecue as a staple!
  • Can't Forget About Dessert: Set Up a Float Bar! 
    • This is a super fun way to elevate your dessert game! Create a float station with various ice cream flavors and soda options. Get creative with it! If someone wants to try grape soda with chocolate ice cream - why not! It allows everyone to pick out what they want without any pressure. 

5. Keeping Everyone Entertained!

Our community amenities are designed to bring the entire neighborhood together for some fun and safe play!

To ensure every age group is entertained we have provided a list of possible activities for people to enjoy throughout the day, perfect for our green spaces and swimming pools! 

  • Create Field Day Games with Households as Teams 
    • Tug of War 
    • Three-legged Race 
    • Sack Race 
    • Egg Toss & much more! Get creative! 
  • Cornhole 
  • Giant Yard Pong using trash cans and a basketball! 
  • Scavenger Hunt 

    We hope you have a wonderful 4th of July!

End the most epic party ever with sparklers and take in a local firework display! Don't forget your fold-out chairs and bug spray! It's been a long day throwing the most epic 4th of July party so now it's time to kick back and relax! 

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Fischer Homes is forever focused on continuing to go Beyond the Build, by continuing to build the best customer experience possible.

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