Although the Fourth of July is not known for being a big buying and spending holiday, it can be costly in several ways. If you’re planning on throwing a Fourth of July party as most would do in their backyard and grilling, then the costs can add up rather quickly. I’ll show you some ways you can actually save on throwing your own party this Fourth of July. And how not to break the bank doing it.
Having steaks for the Fourth of July is really great however, they can be costly. Even if your party is going to be small and there will not be too many people there the cost of the everyone steaks can be well over $100 just for the steaks. A great alternative to this is by simply grilling hamburgers or hot dogs or a combination of both. If you’re inviting guests over to your party, it is a good idea to ask them to bring a covered dish as well for sides. And depending on if you party is going to have alcoholic beverages you may want guest to bring their own beverages as well. If you still plan on buying a serving alcoholic beverages at your party you may want to consider getting a keg.
Many people celebrate Fourth of July different ways and one of the ways is by fireworks. More elaborate displays with fireworks can be costly. A great way to save money on fireworks is by visiting a few fireworks stands and simply negotiating the price of the fireworks. Sometimes you get as much as 75% savings simply by buying a bulk amount of fireworks. An alternative would be to allow everyone that will be attending the party to bring some sort of fireworks with them.
If you want to save money on fireworks is still enjoy an elaborate display consider going to a free event that are held at many sports stadiums. These events are usually sponsored by towns or cities and are free to attend. Consider having your party then heading down to the local fireworks display in your town.
These are just a few simple ways to save money this Fourth of July. Follow these simple rules to have a fun, yet frugal Fourth of July this year and save some money while you’re at it.