4th of July Appetizers collage, top left flag taco dip, top right sausage with star puff pastry, bottom left 4th of July charcuterie board, top bottom watermelon, feta, and blueberry appetizer on a white plate.

17 Best 4th of July Appetizers to Make Your Party Unforgettable

From patriotic charcuterie boards to red, white, and blue fruit salsa, these 4th of July appetizers will get the party started.

17 Best 4th of July Appetizers for a Crowd

Taco salad dip shaped like a flag with cheese stars.
Photo Credit: Amanda’s Cookin

Make your 4th of July unforgettable with these delicious appetizer recipes, perfect for a hungry crowd at your BBQ or gathering.

Taco Salad Dip Flag

There’ll be no leftovers of this yummy taco salad dip. Make sure to serve it with plenty of tortilla chips to scoop up the taco salad.

Get the Recipe: Taco Salad Dip Flag

Star Spangled Kielbasa Bites

Mini sausages and sauce in a bowl with toothpicks with puff pastry golden stars sticking out.
Photo Credit: Aleka’s Get-Together

These sweet pineapple kielbasa sausage bites are served with golden puff pastry stars, yum!

Get the Recipe: Star Spangled Kielbasa Bites

Patriotic Snack Mix

4th of July chip snack mix in a white bowl.
Photo Credit: The Creative Bite

This red, white, and blue snack mix can be thrown together in five minutes. The Cheeto stars are festive and fun.

Get the Recipe: Patriotic Snack Mix

Fruit and Cheese Board

Fruit and Cheese Tray with cutout bread stars.
Photo Credit: Muy Bueno

Having a lighter appetizer option is always smart so your guests will still have room for all the barbecue dishes.

This charcuterie board is made with fresh fruit, cheese, and more.

Get the Recipe: Fruit and Cheese Board

Mini Corn Dog Muffins

Mini corn dog muffins on a plate with a small bowl of ketchup.
Photo Credit: Princess Pinky Girl

Made with just four ingredients, these mini corn dog muffins are cheap to make and kid-friendly.

Get the Recipe: Mini Corn Dog Muffins

Grilled Pineapple Spears

Grilled pineapple on a skewer on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Aleka’s Get-Together

Pineapple on the grill is already delicious and these skewers have a jalapeno honey glaze that makes them even more tasty.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Pineapple Spears

4th of July Appetizer Tray

Meat, cracker, and blackberry tray that looks like a flag.
Photo Credit: Two Kids and a Coupon

You won’t believe how easy this appetizer tray is to assemble. There are more patriotic appetizer tray ideas included.

Get the Recipe: 4th of July Appetizer Tray

Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese Dip

Red pepper in a bowl with chips on a black plate.
Photo Credit: xoxoBella

This homemade roasted red pepper cream cheese dip is way better than any store-bought dip. Its fresh Mediterranean flavors are perfect for summer.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese Dip

Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salsa

4th of July Star Fruit Salsa in a blue star dish, left image is the salsa in white dish.
Photo Credit: On My Kid’s Plate

This fresh fruit salsa with homemade tortilla chips will be popular with adults and the kiddos.

Get the Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salsa

Tomato Bruschetta with Burrata

Bruschetta and tomatoes with burrata drizzled with balsamic on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Blue’s Best Life

Adding creamy burrata cheese to tomato bruschetta makes it even more irresistible. It will be your new go-to appetizer for summer.

Get the Recipe: Tomato Bruschetta with Burrata

Flag Parmesan Garlic Dip

Flag Appetizer Dip with cherry tomatoes and blue corn chips in a white dish.
Photo Credit: The Creative Bite

This five-minute patriotic app is made with a homemade creamy parmesan garlic dip, cherry tomatoes, and blue corn tortilla chips.

Get the Recipe: Flag Parmesan Garlic Chip Dip

Patriotic Charcuterie Board

4th of July Charcuterie Board on a round wood tray.
Photo Credit: Homemade Heather

Sweet and savory, this fun charcuterie board is an amazing way to kick off your celebration. The patriotic white chocolate covered strawberries are adorable.

Get the Recipe: Patriotic Charcuterie Board

Mango Corn Salsa

Corn mango salsa in a grey dish with chips.
Photo Credit: Vintage Kitchen Notes

Made with summer ingredients like corn and mango, this fresh summer salsa has some spiciness thanks to the jalapeño peppers.

Get the Recipe: Mango Corn Salsa

American Flag Kabobs

Fruit skewers that look like a flag on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Amanda’s Cookin’

For a sweeter appetizer option, these American flag fruit kabobs are perfect. If you want to make them more savory, use fruit and cheese.

Included are plenty of kebab dipping ideas.

Get the Recipe: American Flag Kabobs

Watermelon Appetizer with Feta and Blueberry

Watermelon topped with feta and blueberries on a white dish.
Photo Credit: Nkechi Ajaeroh

Watermelon, feta, and blueberries are a great combo, everyone will love the sweet and salty flavor.

Get the Recipe: Watermelon Appetizer with Feta and Blueberry

Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed artichokes in a white dish.
Photo Credit: Noshing with the Nolands

You’ll never want to have basic artichokes again after stuffing them with parmesan, garlic, and fresh herbs. The homemade olive oil garlic dipping sauce is divine.

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Artichokes

Flag Cheese Tray

Cheese, cracker, and olive tray that looks like a flag on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Our Crafty Mom

This fresh mozarella cheese board will wow everyone. The bread “flag pole” is such a clever idea.

Get the Recipe: Flag Cheese Tray

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