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June 24, 2021

Fourth of July Office Party Ideas

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If you’re transitioning back to the office, you may be on the search for office party ideas to bring everyone together for a lighthearted gathering. Although the Fourth of July is on a weekend this year, celebrating the Friday or Monday before or after the holiday will brighten your employees’ spirits. When you’re ready to start planning a festive Fourth, be sure to browse our EON office catalog for the supplies you may need. In need of some inspiration? Here are a few of our favorite ideas for a July Fourth party to remember:

Host an Ice Cream Social

July is the hottest month of the year in many parts of the country, so ice cream is the perfect refreshment to offer.  A DIY ice cream bar is a fun option to consider, and you can make it even more festive by using a red, white, and blue tablecloth and toppings. For an extra patriotic touch, try your craft skills by making balloon ice for chilling the ice cream or drinks.

Set Up a Photo Booth

Whether you rent a photo booth or go a DIY route, this addition is sure to be a hit at your Fourth of July office party. If you’re in charge of setting up the booth, you can keep it simple while still providing a great photo op. Setting up a flag-themed background near good lighting is a classic choice, and you can also provide props such as sparklers, USA hats or shades, and mini flags (and don’t forget the selfie stick).

Organize a Potluck

The Fourth of July is a great opportunity to mingle with coworkers and try a variety of comfort foods. A potluck may be a fun way to help the team get to know one another better or enjoy a reunion after months of isolation. For best results, be sure to gauge interest a few weeks in advance and start circulating menu ideas via email to ensure that there’s plenty of variety.

Play Trivia

Looking for patriotic activities to pass the time at a Fourth of July office party? USA-themed trivia may be the perfect fit. An office-wide game of trivia is an excellent way to practice team building and engage in a little friendly competition. As prizes, you can offer nifty office supplies, gift cards, or treat the winning team to lunch.

This Fourth of July will offer a much-needed chance to enjoy socialization and a sense of normalcy as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes. If you’re in the midst of planning a holiday party for the workplace, we can help you select the ideal supplies from our EON office catalog. We offer everything you need for the office, from technology solutions, personal protective equipment, and much more. To learn more about how we can help improve the workplace, please contact our team for a consultation.