The Fourth of July is a great occasion to spend time with friends and family members. However, all the preparations and holiday expenditures may result in quite heavy expenses. To help you save your money and still enjoy the celebration, there is a plenty of tips of how to spend the 4th of July with a festive spirit and not get broke.
It’s not necessary to buy fireworks yourself (as everyone around seems to be doing it as well), but you can spend around ten dollars on a set or simply get some sparklers to avoid danger coming from using fireworks. Another option is to watch big community displays happening somewhere nearby—that will definitely look more spectacular than anything your neighbors can pull off.
2) BBQ party or a picnic
Hosting or attending barbeque cookout is the most popular and traditional activity on the Fourth of July. The costs of such a party have decreased comparing to the last year, so organizing it might be very entertaining. Nevertheless, it can still be costly, so another option is to turn the party into a potluck where everyone brings something of their own. You can also enjoy a simple picnic in the fresh air and watch firework displays at the same time. Continue reading “4 Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July”