How to Celebrate the 4th Locally

We believe everything you need to have a beautiful life can be found within our community. And holidays are no exception. Ahead of Independence Day, we’ve Scouted a few of the many local offerings, resources, goods, and events that will help you celebrate beautifully and meaningfully! From star-spangled styles to patriotic party essentials, keep reading for scouted ways to prep for the 4th of July. And keep checking back! We’ll be updating our list with insider information as it becomes available! Updated as of June 28th, 2022.


The Blue Door shared with us a red, white, and boozy cocktail we’ll be sipping on all weekend long. Find the recipe here.

A well-stocked bar is a must for the Fourth and a bottle (or two) of Flecha Azul Tequila is a must-have for every bar. Looking for cocktail inspiration? Try the Frozen Watermelon Flecharita.

Hyacinth for the Home is a must-stop shop for upgrading – or adding to – your Fourth of July-approved tablescape accessories. From a gorgeous blue table lamp that will keep the party going long after the fireworks to luxe white tumblers you’ll reach for all year long, stop in to shop!

Velvet Mesquite Designs is helping us upgrade our tables with florals and this set of blue linen napkins. It’s the perfect blue addition to your table you’ll reach for no matter the occasion. And don’t forget to grab a citronella incense to keep the bugs away from your al fresco table!

Heading to visit friends or family for the holiday? Don’t forget to grab a hostess gift from Maison Collective. These blue and white potholders make for a subtly festive, yet useful option your host will reach for all year long.

Marfa Meats is a must for the grill master. From ground beef patties to bacon burgers, whole chickens to jalapeño cheese sausage, Marfa Meats will impress even the most discerning guests.

Midland Meat Company is a one-stop shop for the well-stocked BBQ. From the coolers you’ll need to keep drinks cool on the go to the chips you’ll pair with grilled meats, a visit to Midland Meat Company is a must for those who are hosting the celebrations.


Do take advantage of the long weekend’s ample opportunity for rest and recovery. Book a session with Midland Athletic Company’s stretch therapists to up the recovery ante.

Stick to your workout schedule with Motiv Fitness. Kick off the 4th of July weekend with a Friday or Saturday barre or cycle class!

Don’t forget to enter Embody Lagree and Simply Midland’s fabulous giveaway! 1 month of Embody classes and a $200 Simply gift card is the perfect way to start the long weekend!

Sgt. Pepper’s is hosting two perfectly patriotic-themed classes in-store. Spend Tuesday or Thursday afternoon learning how to create a star-spangled cake that will wow your guests!

Alpine’s 4th of July Celebration kicks off the 4th of July weekend with a parade, tunes, and family-friendly fun.

The annual Coolest 4th of July celebration continues Friday through Monday in Fort Davis. The festival kicks off with 5k and 1k “fun runs” Friday morning at Jeff Davis County Park, followed by local vendors setting up shop around the county courthouse throughout the weekend.


Ann + Reeves still has a few patriotic outfits ready to ship and they’re too good to pass up! Whether you’re looking for a stars + stripes dress or a red + white plaid Jon Jon, you’ll adore these heirloom-quality styles.

Fox Den is outfitting littles with stars and stripes, from the most adorable matching sets to patriotic guayaberas. Here are a few of our favorites!

Nothing says America quite like denim, and this denim romper from Kirby’s Kloset fits the bill, pair with a star-spangled clutch for extra points. And for the littles, this easy tee is perfect.

Margarita Mercantile has combined a few of our favorite things – red, white, blue, and gingham – in their Julie Dress and Helen Blouse, both of which make perfect Independence Day outfits!

Maria Victoria has the perfect accessory for the Fourth and wherever it takes you. Waterproof and lightweight, these tote bags make for the perfect beach, boat, or pool accessory.

Heading to Ft. Davis for the Coolest 4th of July fun runs? Don’t forget to make a stop into Midland Athletic Club for a new pair of running shoes and the best athletic brands around town!

Nine’s Apparel has curated the most perfect – and patriotic – style guide for your Fourth of July celebrations. From sunnies to bags, they’ll outfit you for the whole weekend, wherever you’re headed.

The Shimmy Shack has curated the perfect selection of red, white, and blue for you to find the perfect outfit, whether you’re heading to the beach or the backyard. From adorable tees to comfy skirts – and every preciously patriotic accessory in between – you’ll find everything you need!


Miss Cayce’s Wonderland is bursting with red, white, and blue. Organized by theme, you’ll find yard accessories to cocktail napkins, serving accessories to ribbon – and much more! Stop in to shop or order online!

Alldredge Gardens invites you to create your own red, white, and “blue-tiful” flower combinations in celebration of Independence Day!

Cody’s Red Balloons is the perfect way to make your 4th of July event well, pop. With customized balloon art, they’ll help you create a grand entry or a fabulous photo-op.

We’ll be updating our list as we learn of more local offerings! In the meantime, don’t forget to tell them Scout sent you!