Fabulous Memorial Day Party Ideas

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Memorial Day is the perfect chance to get together with friends and family for a patriotic themed party! Decorate with RED + WHITE + BLUE and include some of these festive ideas above!

What I love about Memorial Day is the weather – just warm enough without the strong heat of a Southern summer. This means PATIO parties so string some mini lights outside for your Memorial Day Party to create a sparkling ambiance!


Cover a folding table with a patriotic fabric for an easy table set-up! Adorn with your favorite red, white, and blue eats. Decorate with a fabric garland or bunting like the one below from All You!

summer barbeque table


Make Mini Apple Pies – Head to your freezer aisle and pick up mini frozen pie tarts! Fill with your favorite apple pie recipe for a delicious of individually sized pies!
Striped Paper Cones –  Use this fun DIY template to create patriotic striped paper cones! Fill with a variety of tasty treats from chips or popcorn to fresh fruit or cookies!
Patriotic Cocktail Stirrers: Decorate festive Bacardi Hand Shaken Daiquiris with colorful berry drink stirrers! Simply thread an assortment of blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries on a bamboo skewer and add to your drink!
Delicious Daiquiris: This summer, rediscover the daiquiri. Bacardi Hand Shaken Daiquiri is the perfect addition to any summer get-together — fun, delicious, and ready to pour. Bacardi Hand Shaken Daiquiri is made with Bacardi Superior Rum, tangy lime and sugar. It is a perfectly balanced cocktail that is not too sour and not too sweet.

  • Step 1: Moisten the rim of a tall glass then dip in sugar to rim the edges
  • Step 2: Pour over ice
  • Step 3: Garnish with a lime wedge
  • Step 4: Enjoy!

Check out this Memorial Day Cookout for more ideas!

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  1. Debra-lynn says:

    Dear Courtney;
    I just wanted to thank you for benig so conscientious. It was such a delight to find the attached link to Martha Stewarts website. I wanted to make the paper cones , but I am severely craft challenged. I had absolutely no idea where to begin. I can not wait to make them for my family.

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