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27 Patriotic and Fun Labor Day Party Ideas

This post is all about Labor Day Party Ideas. From Party decor and Outfit Inspiration to food ideas and games, there are so many great ideas in this post to make your Labor Day one to remember!

Labor Day party ideas

Labor Day Party Ideas Decorations

Labor Day party decor doesn’t have to be complicated or hard. Here are some easy and great ways to decorate using the colors of the American flag.

Patriotic party decor

Hydrangea Floral Centerpiece

Decorating with fresh flowers is always in season. I love these patriotic-themed flowers that could be used in a variety of ways to show your patriotic side.

flower centerpiece


Patriotic Backdrop

This photo backdrop is so much fun and looks great! It would be easy to DIY and you could use it for all of the patriotic holidays!

Patriotic Tablescape

Red, white, and blue colors are the best for Labor Day. A patriotic theme is perfect for your celebration. This cute tablescape is a perfect eye-catching way to sit around the table and enjoy a meal together.

patriotic table scape


A Backyard Barbecue

An outdoor venue is an excellent way to make your Labor Day Party Ideas special. If you are lucky enough to have warmer weather in your area there is no better way to kick off the summer season than to eat good food, play outdoor games, and converse with good people.

outdoor patriotic decor


Drink and Pie Bar

Having a centralized area with plenty of drinks and a sweet treat is a great way to make sure everyone is hydrated and happy and makes for a perfect Labor Day celebration.

patriotic table decor


Hot Dog Bar

Serving hot dogs is affordable and fun for a crowd. Going the extra mile and using mason jars to hold condiments like BBQ sauce, mustard, and ketchup is so cute and aesthetic.

hot dog stand


Labor Day Party Outfit Ideas

Let’s get into the patriotic spirit and don some red, white, and blue apparel to show our devotion to our country and celebrate our freedoms. I crafted these pieces together to symbolize the amazing country we call home. I hope you find something fun to wear! Whether you are staying home, going out, or have a fun family get-together. These styles will work well for any of your Labor Day Party Ideas.

Striped Maxi Dress | Braided Sandals | Red Button Midi Dress | Straw Earrings | Blue Sunglasses | American Flag Sweater | Straw Headbands | USA Tee Shirt | Distressed Shorts | Straw Hat | White Sneakers | Straw Bag

Pool Party Outfits

If you’re headed to a pool party or the beach for Labor Day, here are some cute outfit ideas! These cute swimsuits and accessories are adorable and perfectly patriotic. I love the crochet cover-up and the fun floral print two pieces!

Braided Sandals | Straw Bag | Straw Visor | Blue Stripe Swimsuit | Straw Earrings | Solid Red Two Piece Swimsuit | Floral Blue Two Piece Swimsuit | White Crochet Cover Up | Floral Red Two Piece Swimsuit | Blue Sunglasses

Labor Day Lawn Games

Patriotic Lawn Games

American Flag Cornhole Set | Wooden Washer Toss Game | Lawn Dice with Scoreboard | Patriotic Tumble Tower (Jenga) | Patriotic Metal Horseshoe Set | Bunch O Balloons Rapid-Filling Red, White and Blue Water Balloons

Every Labor Day party needs some fun games to play. Here are some ideas of patriotic games to play so your guests have a good time.

  • Water balloon toss: Grab some easy-fill red, white, and blue balloons and some beach towels for a fun game that can include people of all ages!
  • Corn Hole: Cornhole is a fun game that everyone loves. Grab this patriotic version that can be used all summer long.
  • Large Jenga: This huge patriotic tumble tower is a super fun way to get your party guests involved in some good old-fashioned competition.
  • Lawn Horseshoes: ​This is a super fun game that can also be adjusted to work for all ages. This patriotic version is perfect for Memorial Day.
  • Lawn Dice: Many games can be played with lawn dice. Yahtzee and Farkle are super simple and easy-to-learn games for your guests.
  • Washer Toss Game: Much like corn hole, this washer toss game is fun for all ages and is compact when it’s time to clean up.

Bottle Ring Toss Game

Enjoy a little friendly competition with the entire family. Craft a portable DIY bottle ring toss game for beachside outings, afternoons in the park, and backyard gatherings. All you need is a wood crate, some glass bottles, and some craft supplies.

ring toss game

Source and tutorial at Everyday Dishes

Water Blob for Kids

Grab some plastic sheeting and some tape, and make a fun water blob for the kids to play on!

Water blob for kids

Fourth of July Water Blob for Kids at Chica Circle

Labor Day Food Ideas

Red, White, and Blue Chips and Salsa

Grab some Red and Blue Chips from your grocery store for a festive dip that your guests can enjoy.

chips and salsa

Ombre Red, White, and Blue Cake

Red, White, and blue cake is so cool looking, and will be a huge hit with everyone this independence day!


Source and recipe at Brit & Co.

Red, White, & Blue Pinwheel Cookies

These cookies are easy to make and look and taste amazing.


Source and recipe at Just a Taste

Firecracker Popcorn

This yummy patriotic popcorn recipe looks so fun in these Cute popcorn boxes. This is a great idea to incorporate into all of your Labor Day Party Ideas.

firecracker popcorn

Source and recipe at The Nerd’s Wife

Layered Shortcake Cups.

Another easy dessert idea involves creating these cute layered shortcake cups! You can make them ahead of time, or set everything out for a make-your-own dessert bar option.

shortcake cups


Patriotic Charcuterie Board

How adorable is this Patriotic Charcuterie Board?! I love how it is red, white, and blue-themed and has super fun elements that look delicious and easy to grab.

Patriotic Charcuterie Board


Patriotic Fruit Salad

Using cute little star cookie cutters is a classic way to create a memorable and easy dish for your 4th party. This fruit salad is yummy and packed with nutrients as well as fun and festive.

fruit salad


Patriotic Sangria

Labor Day is a perfect time to have red, white, and blue drinks. This recipe combines fresh fruit, white wine, and triple sec for a refreshing adult beverage.

Patriotic Sangria


Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch

Kids need a refreshing beverage too! These kid-friendly drinks are so much fun to drink with a licorice straw. Serving them in fun mugs or mason jars is a great idea to make the smaller guests at your party feel important.

Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch


I hope this post about Labor Day Party Ideas was insightful and helpful for your party inspiration! Check out these other patriotic posts:

Cute 4th Of July Makeup Ideas

Patriotic 4th Of July Nail Ideas



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