Fourth of July-Inspired Wedding Ideas

From patriotic engagement photos to real weddings, Independence Day is full of gorgeous wedding inspiration. In honor of the fourth, here are some of our favorite ideas!

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A patriotic bridal party  (photo credit: Elizabeth Pruitt Photography)fourth of july wedding
 The bridesmaids and bride showing off their red, white, and blue (photo credit: Elizabeth Pruitt Photography).fourth of july wedding
The junior groomsmen wore blue ties, while the groomsmen wore red (photo credit: Elizabeth Pruitt Photography).fourth of july wedding
A flower girl and pair of ring bearers in whimsical patriotic attire (photo credit: Meg Hamilton of Rodeo & Co.) See more from this wedding!fourth of july wedding
A muted red and blue color palette sets an understated patriotic vibe (photos courtesy of Kelly Oshiro Design).fourth of july wedding
Left: Oversized balloons make fun props for your portraits (photo credit: Meg Hamilton of Rodeo & Co.)
Right: Have two flower girls? Give one a red bow and the other a blue bow (photo credit: Emin Photography)fourth of july wedding
Photo Credit: Meg Hamilton of Rodeo & Co. See more from this wedding!fourth of july wedding
Left: A lush red bouquet (photo credit: Wilton Photography). Right: The bride's dad is a state senator, and since the couple met in politics, they drew design inspiration from her dad's campaign button 
(photo credit: Solar Photographers).fourth of july wedding
A bride and bridesmaids in coordinating patriotic attire (photo credit: Studio Stem).fourth of july wedding
Accent your ceremony aisle with red, white, and blue (photo credit: Rebekah J. Murray Photography).fourth of july wedding
Pinwheels make fun d
écor for the cocktail hour (photo credit: Wilton Photography).fourth of july wedding
Photo Credits (left to right): Wilton Photography; Kelly Oshiro Design
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Serve mini versions of American classics, like hot dogs and grilled cheese (photo credit: Mel Barlow). fourth of july wedding
Bright paper lanterns and patriotic table settings complete the look (photo credit: Meg Hamilton of Rodeo & Co.) fourth of july wedding
Create a festive dessert table filled with red, white, and blue treats (photo credit: Party City).fourth of july wedding
Treat your guests for a real surprise with a flag-patterned cake (get instructions here)! And try this twist on chocolate-covered strawberries. fourth of july wedding
Serve New York Cheesecake accented with strawberries (photo credit: Rebekah J. Murray Photography).fourth of july wedding
For a fun favor, give your guests personalized boxes of Cracker Jacks (photo credit: Casey Fatchett Photography).fourth of july wedding
Or, create a popcorn buffet with a variety of flavors (photo credit: Bowersock Photography).fourth of july wedding
What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with sparklers? (Photo credits: Lamb and Lark; Beaux Arts Photography/via Kelly Oshiro Design)fourth of july wedding
Make your grand exit with sparklers (photo credits: B&G Photography; Ruth Anne Photography)fourth of july wedding
And what's the Fourth of July without some fireworks? (Photo credit: Casey Fatchett Photography)fourth of july wedding
The bride and groom left the ceremony in a classic muscle car (photo credit: Elizabeth Pruitt Photography).fourth of july wedding
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Pruitt Photographyfourth of july wedding
A getaway car decked out in red, white, and blue (photo credit: Debra Gulbas Photography).

—Kristen O'Gorman Klein


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