The 8 Patriotic Things You Need for a Legendary Memorial Day Party

If you're in the middle of planning your annual or even first Memorial Day party, you're obviously going to need some festive Memorial Day Decorations. Planning a party can be super stressful with sources like Pinterest and homemaker magazines providing an overwhelming amount of decoration ideas. There are countless American flags, streamers, confetti, paper fans and even diy ideas tissue paper origami. It's easy to get carried away with party supplies for this patriotic holiday.

Your Memorial Day celebration party decorations can be as simple as burlap and twine wrapped mason jars. Throw down a table runner and nothing screams Americana like some skillfully placed garden gnomes wearing bandanas. Everyone loves garden gnomes.

Carry the backyard bbq party theme throughout your home decor by decorating your front door with red, white, and blue ribbon to greet your guests. You really can't have too much patriotic decor in my opinion. I love the USA.

Fourth of July decorations and Memorial Day decor is interchangeable. So whether you go nuts at the party store or have a more DIY memorial day involving bunting tutorials, you won't be wasting your cash. Throw in Flag Day, Veteran's Day, and even Labor Day and your decorating ideas and diy projects really will get a lot of mileage.

Here's a list of some party decoration ideas to inspire your Memorial Day weekend celebration. peruse Etsy and Pinterest for more party decoration ideas. From flag picks to a patriotic cooler for your beverages, this list will help you throw the most patriotic party anyone has ever seen.

1. Party Stars & Stripes Hanging Fan Decoration

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Keep your party cool with these fun hanging decorations. They will make a great addition for your party or even to hang throughout the summer.

Snag a pack of these for just $13.50.

2. Packaged U.S. Flag Picks

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How cute! I just want to poke these in as many things as possible. Cheese? Please! Cupcakes? Oh yes. Get this simple but patriotic decoration for just $4.99.

3. Patriotic Luminary Bags

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Create an intimate feel to your party by dressing up your walkway with these beautiful lantern bags.

They even make for a great table setting if you're throwing a dinner party. Get yourself some of these for only $8.46.

4. Patriotic Honeycomb Ball Garland

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I love garland. Who doesn't right? This patriotic honeycomb garland can be just a simple touch to your party.

Hang it on the patio or adorn the kitchen with it for only $3.99.

5. Patriotic Inflatable Buffet Cooler

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Unfortunately, there will not be any swimming going on here.

However, your beers and cold snacks can dive right in! Get this inflatable coolers for $19.60.

6. Stars and Stripes Table Cover

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What's a party without a fun tablecloth? How you dress your serving table says a lot about you and this Memorial Day, you want people to know you love this country!

Get this patriotic table cover right now for only $8.49.

7. Vintage Paper Drinking Straws

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Straws are such a small statement piece to a party but they can wow the party goers so easily!

These straws are embellished with red and blue stars and are going to make your party fab for only $15.00.

8. Star Gleam 'N Burst Centerpiece

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While this centerpiece is bursting with stars, you can keep it simple by just placing it alone among your finger foods.

This centerpiece is perfect for Memorial Day and the Fourth of July and its just $8.40.

9. Soft Plastic Printed Party Cups

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Last but not least, you need some patriotic star cups. Fill these up with punch or your famous sangria for only $6.48 for a pack of 20.

These products are going to bring the red, white and blue out in everyone. Shop these now for your Memorial Day party and store them for use when the Fourth of July comes around. Who says you can't recycle?

Originally Published May 24, 2018

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