Baby, you’re a firework! July 4th is one our FAVORITE holidays- there is so much to do in Myrtle Beach! We love the boat parade in Murrells Inlet, the cupcake eating contest at Croissants Bistro and Bakery, and end the night at a humongous picnic (1500 people last year!) organized by the Dunes Club with friends, food, and fireworks.
It might be my favorite day of the year… and I’ll be taking a million photos because July 4th is a photo opp event like Easter egg hunts and sitting on Santa’s lap. Outfit selection is key to winning. And yes, it’s an unofficial cutest kids’ contest, am I right?
where to buy the cutest July 4th outfits for your kids: Some outfits for this instagram-worthy occasion –
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Stars and Strips Native Shoes
I mean, obviously. There should be no question Stars and stripes Native shoes should be a part of your toddler’s (or big kid’s!) capsule wardrobe.
Patriotic Prep with Vineyard Vines
Take pictures before the hotdogs if your child is wearing these beautiful patriot whale shorts – they are just asking for a dollop of ketchup! A classic red hat to be worn all summer long, and definitely all of July 4th week. The stars and stripes girl shorts are athleisure for the elementary set and are the perfect preppy casual pair to wear.
Hanna Andersson Stars and Stripes
OMG could the stars and stripes rash guard be any cuter? For swim, for playing outside – rash guards for my fair-skinned beauty are a summer staple. And the matching family stars and stripes pajamas… it may seem pointless to buy because no one will see them …. unless you share to instastories, which you totally should!
Chasing Fireflies Red, White & Blue
I used to think Chasing Fireflies was a cool creative site for just costumes, but they have adorable childrens’ clothing, too! The little red gingham sundress with sweet tied bows on the shoulders is a perfect summer dress for July 4th. Plus, who doesn’t love a personalized tee? Hats are not only ADORABLE but also practical for blocking the sun, so it’s a great idea to grab the striped Sunblock Swimmy Sun Hat.
Shrimp & Grits Kids Patriotic Collection
ya’ll, this is one of my favorite kids’ stores (as detailed in the Field Guide to Dressing Southern Babies) and this summer’s patriotic gingham and smocked flags collection is just what your instagram feeds to get a ton of heart-likes. I’m a fan of bubbles for toddlers ❤
J. Crew 4th of July Shop
Holy cuteness – this little red white and blue collection from J. Crew is a mix of cool with awesome, featuring patriotic headbands cooler than any tiara in the royal collection. (Ok, perhaps a bit of an exaggeration, as I wouldn’t mind an antique tiara with diamonds instead of a $14.99 headband, but I was trying to be dramatic about how adorable they are!)
Where are your favorite places to shop?