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{Patriotic DIY} 4th of July County Fair Games

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HWTM 4th of July Carnival Games

Since we already covered lots of 4th of July party food & drinks… let’s talk activities! These 4th of July County Fair Games are from our “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party for Hebrew National.

Inspired by the classic fair games, we crafted a homemade Ring Toss, Balloon Darts and Gunny Sack Race… and even made some “semi-diy” Award Ribbons using store-bought ribbons & party circles! All of the printables you see are available for free download right HERE!

(And to see the rest of the party printables in action go here.) Scroll down to have some fun!!

Ring Toss Game with Vintage Coke Bottles

Gunny Sack Races with DIY Gunny Sacks

Pillow Case Gunny Sack Race

Gunny Sack Race with Best Hopper Award Ribbon

Glitter Wrapped Balloon Darts

Balloon Darts Carnival Game

4th of July Ring Toss Activity

Carnival 1st place blue ribbons



– Gunny Sack Race: Decorate pillow cases and line the yard with ribbon + printable start and finish signs attached to mini cones.
– Ring Toss: Add pattern paper + party circles to old fashioned soda bottles. Place in wooden crate + set out rings.
– Balloon Darts: Cover a foam board with red and white stripe fabric. Blow up and pin blue balloons. Cover plastic darts with glitter ribbon and place in a red sand filled display jar.


– Cover a foam board with red and white stripe fabric. Add white frame.
– Use a glue dot to attach a party circle to the front of an award ribbon.
– to display on board, unpin ribbons and gently push into board.



– Sponsored by: Hebrew National
– Party Design, Printables, Photography & Styling: Hostess with the Mostess
– Award Ribbons: Party City
– Wooden Crates: Michaels
– Vintage Soda Bottles: Costco



By |2018-08-14T15:12:59-07:00June 4th, 2013|July 4th / Patriotic, Outdoor Parties, Styled by Jenn|

About the Author:

Jennifer Sbranti is the founder of Hostess with the Mostess®, a creative living and party planning resource established in 2006. She lives in Northern California with her husband, Sonny, and daughters Macy (8) and Rylie (6). Sbranti’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, People, InStyle Weddings, and Extra! TV. She has designed creative content and unique live events for several well-respected brands, including Mattel, Coca-Cola, The Hershey Company, Toys”R”Us, Pottery Barn Kids, and Starbucks.


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    What a fun party! Such great ideas, I love your adorable helper too:))

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    Where did you find those cute red and blue cones for the sack race?

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