The Fourth of July seems to be one of the most festively celebrated of all American holidays, and it's the perfect excuse to throw a party and reunite with all of your favorite people. However, party planning can be stressful and there's nothing fun about that. Luckily, we've compiled a master list of everything you could ever possibly need for the best Fourth of July Party of all time. Read on and party on!

Eat

Meat (and meat substitutes):

-Hot Dogs

-Hamburgers

-Chicken breasts (don't forget the BBQ sauce)

-Veggie Burgers

O'devours

-Veggie tray

-Various salads

-Chips & Dip

Dessert

-Brownies

-Cookies

-Cake

Drink

Alcoholic

-Beer

-Wine spritzers

-Spiked punch

Non-Alcoholic

-Water (!!!!)

-Juice boxes

-Regular punch

-Lemonade

And Be Merry!

Setting

-Red white and blue decorations!

-Umbrellas/tents for shade

-Plenty of seating

Entertainment

-Music (live or from a sound system)

-Games

-Water (a pool is great, but a sprinkler can do the trick just the same!)

-Fireworks

-Sparklers

Safety

-Sunscreen

-Bug Spray

Happy 4th!