A Fourth of July picnic is ideal for sharing simple foods, celebrating the country, and enjoying time with family and friends. As hot as the weather may be, there is no need to sweat the menu or the decorations. These tips will help you create a simple, memorable patriotic picnic that everyone will enjoy! Focus on finger foods that can be prepared in advance and easily served, such as homemade cookies, fresh fruit, and other summer favorites. Display food on cake stands for an appealing arrangement and increased tablespace.