This July 4th, make your party the envy of the neighborhood with cool gear that’s sure to help make your celebration a memorable one.
1. Digital Fireworks from AtmosFX ($6.99 - 19.99)
What’s a good 4th of July party without fireworks? Make your windows, walls, and backyard come to life with digital animated fireworks from AtmosFX. These digital fireworks look and sound real, and can be played on a TV or projected onto just about any surface for a festive display that is sure to wow your guests. For $19.99, you can get the entire “Celebrations” digital decorating kit which also features balloons, confetti, and more. https://atmosfx.com/collections/atmoscheerfx/products/celebrations-party-time
2. Outdoor Inflatable Movie Screen ($166.99)
Watching a movie indoors, on your TV isn’t nearly as cool as watching it poolside, outside, in your backyard. This 4th of July, make your outdoor movie dreams a reality with an inflatable movie screen like this one, and watch the neighbors say wow! http://a.co/azs4IH1
3. ECOXGEAR Eco Stone Portable Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker ($129.95)
Your party guests can enjoy music from portable speakers that go virtually anywhere. These waterproof Ecoxgear Bluetooth speakers sound great, won’t break the bank, and they even float! http://a.co/27qRDHr
4. The Enevu Cube Light ($29)
Sure, you could put candles in a mason jar to light your outdoor path, but that’s not nearly nerdy enough. Check out the personal LED lights from envenu and find a new way to light up the night. https://www.enevu.com/
5. ThermoPro TP20 Wireless Meat Thermometer ($58.99)
Because grilling is such a big part of 4th of July celebrations, you should know when your burgers are in that “Goldilocks Zone” of being safe to eat, but not too dry. Get yourself a digital meat thermometer and take the worry out of grilling. http://a.co/a49TSXg
6. TowlHub USB Charger/Paper Towel Holder ($49.99)
This one of the oddest inventions yet, but practical for a party because people both need paper towels, and a place to charge their cell phones. Just make sure your phone is waterproof before powering it up here. http://towlhub.com/
7. Kalorik Fun! S'mores Maker ($34)
Want S’mores without the messy campfire? The kalorik Fun Smores Maker has you covered. http://a.co/5dvJJWN
8. Spare Tire Mount Braai/BBQ Grate ($137)
Can’t get enough grilling? This go-anywhere grille mounts to your spare tire (once it’s cool), so you can grill on the go.
9. Instant Infusion Beverage Dispenser ($30)
This 2.5 gallon beverage holder looks great and serves tasty, healthy beverages for your guests. The top reservoir even stores in the fridge for make-ahead convenience. http://amzn.com/B00LK0D9L6/
10. All-Star Hot Dog Cooker ($70)
Don’t want to fire up the grill for your party? That’s fine with this handy little hot dog maker. It heats 4 buns and cooks 4 hotdogs all at the same time. It’s so handy, you may even decide to put it on your desk, next to your printer because, hey, you don’t have to wait for the 4th of July to eat a hot dog!
—List Compiled By Jennifer L. Jacobson, for AtmosFX