8 Patriotic Lighting Ideas to Show Your Pride!

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8 brilliant red, white and blue patriotic lighting ideas!
Show your pride during our patriotic holidays by displaying decorations bursting with vivid red, white and blue lights! Let our USA colors take center stage on Memorial Day and July 4th. From pool parties to barbecue picnics, flags fly high and the fun stretches on into the evening. Find the perfect lighting to complement your home, event or party, then illuminate your Fourth of July decorations with vibrant string lights and DIY ideas inspired by the symbols and colors of America. With the help of our 8 patriotic lighting ideas, fireworks won’t be the only thing sparkling in the night sky this summer!

1. Create a DIY Patriotic centerpiece with red, white and blue ornaments, flags and lights in a vase:

Create a patriotic table centerpiece with red, white and blue Christmas ornaments, string lights and flag decor!

Create a DIY Patriotic Centerpiece with Ornaments, Flags and Lights

2. Have fun boosting patriotic curb appeal with red, white and blue walkway lighting, flag motifs and hanging decor:

Patriotic decorations bursting with bright light! Red, white and blue takes center stage while adding curb appeal to your home.

Create Patriotic Curb Appeal Using Red, White and Blue Lights!

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3. Hang red, white and blue starlight spheres across the porch or from tree branches. These vibrant hanging lights can stay suspended in the night sky much longer than any firework!

Light up the night sky on July 4th with red, white and blue starlight spheres

Hang Patriotic Starlight Spheres Bursting with Light on Independence Day

4. Make a July 4th spread for your picnic or party with fruity Sangria paired with patriotic icicle lights for sparkling summer refreshment in style!

July 4th sangria drink recipe. Hang red, white and blue icicle lights behind your drink table to add patriotic lighting during summer parties!

Patriotic Sangria and String Lights Provide a Refreshing Summer Treat!

Find the recipe for Sangria, plus other summer drink recipes and light pairing ideas for a themed party here!

5. Hang red,white and blue icicle lights across your fence, deck or porch. This patriotic lighting idea is fast and festive and makes a great impact! Plus, you can reuse icicle clips from Christmas to hang these lights!

Create a Patriotic Fence line with Icicle String Lights. This idea is perfect for Memorial day, July 4th and Christmas too!

Create a Patriotic Fence Line with Party String Lights

6. Hang red, white and blue patio lights bulbs across the deck, above a backyard party or along the fence.

red, white and blue patio string lights are a perfect accent to summer parties!

Patriotic Globe Lights Glow With Pride

7. Accent your patriotic patio lights with rustic charm by hanging them in mason jars! Cut a hole out of your mason jar lids that is just big enough to fit the base of your bulb, then screw your bulb into the light socket and enjoy!

Use Red, White and Blue Globe Lights in Mason Jars for Patriotic Lights

Use Red, White and Blue Globe Lights in Mason Jars for Patriotic Lights along Fences or Pallets

hang red, white and blue patio string lights across a rustic white pallet  during Memorial day and Fourth of July!

Red, White and Blue Mason Jar Lights Accent Rustic Whitewashed Repurposed Pallet Decor

hang red, white and blue patio string lights across a rustic white pallet  during Memorial day and Fourth of July!

Patriotic Mason Jar String Lights Glow Bright all Night!

8. Make DIY mason jar lights! Fill mason jars with battery operated lights. Add an american flag and photos of veterans or family who currently serve in the military to create patriotic luminaries.

DIY mason jar lights for Fourth of July. Fill mason jars with string lights and flags or photos

DIY Mason Jar Luminaries

DIY Mason Jars for Memorial Day red white and blue

Welcome Visiting Guests and Veterans with Patriotic Light-Filled Mason Jars

Let us know if you’ll be adding any of our patriotic lighting ideas to your decor this year in the comments below. We’d love to hear your ideas too!

Looking for more inspiration?
Find out more ways to decorate your patio this summer with our guide on how to hang patio lights!

If you’re ready to get started creating your own patriotic decorations, take a look at our red, white and blue lights!

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