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Fourth of July Party Ideas Powered by Fetch

By Chris Zimmerman

June 28, 2022

Ah, the Fourth of July. A holiday that honors the birth of America’s independence, packed with friends, family, fireworks, and if you’re lucky, an epic grill-out full of your favorite food and drinks.

We’re here with your guide to planning the perfect July 4th party, including an action plan packed with food and drink ideas that will take your celebration to all new heights while also allowing you to earn free gift cards. That is, if you have Fetch.

To make your Fourth of July truly rewarding, you need Fetch! Download our free rewards app today, and read on to learn how Fetch can help turn your Independence Day grilling into free gift cards.

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Fetch is America’s Rewards App 

There’s no better way to celebrate American independence than with America’s Rewards App. Fetch lets you earn rewards on all the purchases you’re already making online and in person. So before stocking up on 4th of July party food at the grocery store, be sure to download the app (it’s free!), and check out your personalized offers that will help you earn the most rewards. 

Once you’ve made your 4th of July grocery list in the app, head to the store to pick up the food and drinks on your list, and then snap a picture of your receipt with Fetch after checking out to claim all your points. It’s that easy!

Snap every receipt every day, watch your points balance climb, and redeem your Fetch points for free gift cards to the likes of Amazon, Visa, Target, Starbucks, and so many more.

4th of July Drink Ideas to Help Beat the Heat

Pop the top off of your 4th of July with your favorite beers, seltzers, and more in the app. From special offers on summer-y beers like Miller Lite® and Blue Moon® to points on summer’s hottest new hard seltzers from Topo Chico™ (here are some refreshingly easy hard seltzer cocktails you can whip together for your guests), you’re sure to find something to quench everyone’s thirst. 

Fetch Pro Tip: Sort your special offers by category to find beer, seltzer, and more in a snap!

Looking for Non-Alcoholic 4th of July Drinks?

There are also plenty of non-alcoholic drink options that will earn you rewards in the app. Hydrate your friends and family with sparkling or mountain water from Liquid Death, replenish partygoers’ electrolytes with Gatorade, or opt for all-American backyard party staples by stocking the cooler with plenty of ice-cold cans of Mug Root Beer, Sprite, or Coke. 

4th of July Food & Snacks That’ll Be the Life of the Party

It’s 4th of July, so you know the drill and likely already have your favorite foods picked out. If not, never fear: our “Fail-Safe 4th of July Food List” below will get you sorted out!

If burgers are on the menu for the cookout (of course they are!), remember that no burger is complete without your favorite condiments from Hellman’s®. Search for the brand in the app to find special offers on mayo, BBQ sauce, drizzles, and more.

Speaking of burgers, why not go above and beyond this year with Beyond Meat. It’s usually a good idea to have a vegan/vegetarian option, making Beyond Meat perfect for grilling parties. Find offers and details in the app, plus a delicious recipe for a California Cookout Classic Burger

Fetch’s Fail-Safe 4th of July Food List

Need help planning your food spread for the cookout? Here is a sample menu filled with 4th of July favorites sure to keep your guests happy and fed – keep this handy while at the grocery store, and feel free to pick and choose based on the amount of guests you’re expecting:

  • Hamburgers and/or veggie burgers
  • Hot dogs or brats
  • Ribs
  • Sloppy joe sandwiches
  • Grilled chicken
  • Potato salad
  • Macaroni salad
  • Coleslaw
  • Baked beans
  • Corn on the cob
  • Strawberry spinach salad
  • Apple pie (what’s more American than that?)

What Stores Are Open on 4th of July?

Need to make a last-minute run to the supermarket to stock up on more food and drinks or grilling supplies and wondering, “Are grocery stores open on 4th of July?” You’re in luck, as most grocery and convenience stores are open on July 4th, although you may want to double-check their holiday hours online or call first to verify they’re open before making the trip. Here is a list of stores you can expect to be open on 4th of July should you find yourself in need of anything at the 11th hour:

  • Albertson’s
  • Aldi
  • CVS
  • Dollar General
  • Home Depot
  • Kroger
  • Lowe’s
  • Publix
  • Rite Aid
  • Safeway
  • Sam’s Club
  • Target
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart
  • Whole Foods
  • Wegmans

Use Fetch Gift Cards to Fuel Your 4th

Grill-outs, pool parties, and fireworks? That’s a lot of celebrating. Our gift cards will help you get through the day and then some. You could redeem a Starbucks™ or Dunkin’® gift card and fuel up in the morning. Grab a CVS® gift card for those last-minute essentials, like sunscreen, bug spray, and even more sunscreen. And as always, you can turn your points into cash with a Visa cash card to fund whatever the 4th throws at you. Whatever you need, Fetch has you covered. 

Refer Friends and Family to Fetch to Earn More Rewards

Sure, you can earn huge points on special offers and score awesome rewards in the app. But if you want to rack up a ton of points in a single night? Refer your friends to Fetch. Let everyone at the party know that when they sign up using your referral code and snap a receipt, you’ll get a whole bunch of points and they will, too. 

Celebrate America by Supporting a Cause That’s Important to You

Feeling inspired to help your fellow Americans this 4th of July? You can support dozens of charities in the app with a points donation. Protect America’s water with a donation to Clean Water Fund. Or, support families in poverty with a donation to Habitat for Humanity.

Find these organizations and dozens more in the Charities category on your Rewards tab.

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Your Fetch Fam Wishes You a Fun-Filled Fourth

From our Fetch Fam to yours, Happy 4th of July! To ensure you earn the most rewards possible this summer, make sure you snap every receipt with Fetch (those points add up fast!). And, if you don’t have the app yet, be sure to download Fetch for free to start earning rewards on all of your purchases.

*Remember, everyone’s special offers in the app are unique. Go explore what’s available to you now in the app and have a blast.

Topics: family fun, Food and Drink, Shopping Lists


Chris Zimmerman

Chris Zimmerman is a copywriter here at Fetch. Before joining the #FetchFam, he penned web content, TV scripts and more for virtually every brand category you can think of.