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Incredibly Awesome 4th of July Photo Booth Ideas

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Themed photo booths are so popular right now for every kind of event from weddings to backyard parties. Get into the patriotic spirit with a fun and festive 4th of July photo booth of your own! There are so many great ideas for backdrops, decorations, and props. You could go as simple or as fancy as you like.

Here are my favorite ideas from around the web for a 4th of July photo booth that’s sure to be remembered for years to come!

4th of July Photo Booth Ideas

DIY American Flag Backdrop

4th of July Photo Booth: DIY American Flag Backdrop

Image credit and inspiration via Laughing Latte

Having a great backdrop can really set the tone for your photos. This super cute American flag backdrop from Laughing Latte is easy to make. If you have scrap fabric laying around, this is a great way to use it up. If you don’t have a fabric stash, pick up a few different patterns in red and white. Something like this cute red and white fabric with stars:

Get the tutorial here.

4th of July Photo Backdrop

4th of July Photo Booth: DIY 4th of July Backdrop

Image credit and inspiration via Brit + Co

Here’s another cute idea from Brit + Co for a DIY American flag backdrop. If you can cut fabric into strips and tie a knot, then you can make this! How cute would this white tassel trim look with this? Too cute, that’s how much. Just way too cute.

Get the tutorial here.

DIY Photo Booth

4th of July Photo Booth: DIY Photo Booth Frame

Image credit and inspiration via Happiness is Homemade

If you’re looking for a way to display your fabulous 4th of July photo booth backdrop, check out this super easy tutorial from Happiness is Homemade for a DIY frame. It only takes PVC pipe and fittings and a few minutes of your time. You’ll need clamps like this to attach the backdrop to the frame.

Get the tutorial here.

American Flag Wooden Floor Backdrops

If DIY isn’t your thing, you can buy a ready-to-go backdrop. This red, white and blue backdrop from Amazon features a “wooden” floor with a blue background. You could make the DIY frame. Or you could purchase a stand kit that includes the clamps, frame, and sandbags to keep it in place.












USA Flag Fireworks Photography Backdrop

4th of July Photo Booth: Flag Backdrop

Here’s a cool backdrop from Etsy. This one features the American flag with an overlay of fireworks. Again, you can DIY a frame or purchase the kit that has everything you need. The advantage of buying a backdrop is that it’s ready to go whenever you need. Hang it and start cheesing it up for the camera!

Flag Balloon Dart Game

4th of July photo booth: Ballon backdrop

Image credit and inspiration via Giggles Galore

Here’s a fun idea for both a backdrop and a game! Insert red, white, and blue balloons into a large piece of pegboard (available at most big box hardware stores like Lowe’s and Home Depot). Take some photos and then hand out the darts! Blow up more balloons if you’re taking more pictures.

Get the tutorial here.

Red, White and Blue Banner4th of July Photo Booth - DIY Banner

Image credit and inspiration via Eighteen25

Here’s an adorable red, white and blue banner that’s so easy to make! Buy a burlap banner kit and wooden stars and add your flair with craft paint.

Get the tutorial here.

Twinkle Stars Paper Garlands

If you’re setting up your 4th of July photo booth indoors or in an enclosed space with a ceiling, you can also hang streamers, ribbons, or garlands for a fun party vibe. This star garland hangs vertically and will get your guests in the mood to say “cheese”.

Star Swirls

Here are some more fun hanging decorations. These metallic star swirls could be hung from the ceiling, doorway or even in tree branches. Combine these with the star garlands, streamers, ribbons or balloons for a quick and easy setting for your photo creations.

Photo Props for a 4th of July photo booth

4th of July Party Accessories

Don’t forget the props for your photo booth! Funny and silly accessories like sunglasses, headbands, and pom poms are sure to get everyone in the mood to take some great photos. You get the best pictures when your guests are cutting loose and having fun!

Top Hat

Your family and friends will feel fancy and patriotic in this red, white and blue top hat. Add a little glam to your shindig.

4th of July Party Pack

This party pack includes hats, tiaras, patriotic leis, and horns. Kids and adults will get a kick out of hamming it up for the camera with these fun accessories.


You’ll be too cool for school with these red, white, and blue sunglasses. Combined with a hat, tiara, boa or lei, your guests will be ready for their closeup.


I love this silly red, white, and blue wig! Everyone will be fighting over who gets to wear it next. Celebrate the 4th in silly style.

Photo Booth Pack

Can’t make up your mind about which photo props to have? This photo booth pack has a little bit of everything.

Meteor Shower Lights

These lights are the coolest things since sliced bread IMO. Each light in the tube turns on and off, giving the appearance of a meteor shower. This would make an awesome backdrop for some nighttime photos or a fun video you could send home with your guests.

Baby, You’re a Firework

A 4th of July photo booth will make your holiday bash stand out from the crowd. Even something simple like a sheet hung from the branch of a tree and some crazy red, white, and blue accessories can get your guests in the mood to have fun and celebrate!

For more red, white, and blue themed ideas check out 20 Inspiring Ideas For Your Best Memorial Day Ever.


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