We asked on Facebook: It isn’t Fourth of July without ____?
Barbecue with watermelon and ice cream and wonderful friends.
Listening to an orchestra play while watching fireworks.
Hot-dog eating contests!
Fireworks and funnel cakes and watermelon.
Fireworks on the beach.
A parade with marching military and bands.
Susan P. Baker
The Red, White and Blue flying on the house, a house full of family and fried chicken.
Family! With sand in our toes and a sea breeze in our hair! Galveston, oh Galveston!
Patricia Forbes Tewksbury
Patriotic music and fireworks!
Kathy Van Dewalli
An American flag flying, watermelon in the cooler and a hot grill fired up to barbecue for family and friends!
William R. Powell
Fireworks, freedom, flags and fun with friends.
A Fourth of July parade.
Denise Sowell Shead
Love for our country.
God, family, country and fireworks.
Hot dogs, friends, family and fireworks!
Flag flying, fireworks, barbecue, friends and family!
My mom’s potato salad.
Putting out flags in each of the yards and driveways of the seven homes in my cul de sac. I’ve been doing this for over 20 years, and it gives me such great pleasure and pride!
Red white and blue.
Beach crowds, barbecue, fireworks displayed, patriotic music.
Reading of Declaration.
Camille Thiel Downes
A free beer from Budweiser.
Family and neighbors and the belief we are free.
Andrew Malcolm Shelton
Flags in my yard, and watermelon in my mouth.