Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and if you plan to host a cookout, you're going to need some patriotic decorations. As a bonus, all of these picks can double as 4th of July decorations, so you can reuse them at your next summer gathering, too. Plus, some of these decorations, like wreaths and bunting, can stay up all summer long.
You can't go wrong with a simple paper tassel garland in a patriotic scheme, especially when you pair it with other star-spangled accessories.
These hanging paper stars in red, blue, and silver can easily work as a wall decoration or be hung on a door or even in a doorway.
This set of paper fans in a variety of patterns look great clustered together, but you can hang them up any way you'd like.
A simple, straightforward bunting looks patriotic on your porch, and you can totally leave it up all summer.
These silver foil letter balloons spell out USA, and you can also order them in gold or rose gold, too.
If letter balloons aren't your thing, or you want more balloons in the mix, these simple, star-patterned red, clear, and blue balloons should do the trick.
Shimmering colored string lights add some patriotic ambience as your barbecue goes from day to night.
No patriotic tablescape or barbecue spread is complete without an on-theme table runner, like this red and white striped option.
Not only are these straws perfect for Memorial Day and 4th of July barbecues, they're also biodegradable and much more environmentally-friendly than your standard plastic ones.
Instead of the flag-patterned plates, go for gold with these metallic star plates that will look amazing with the rest of your decorations.
If you're serving cupcakes or other decoration-worthy sweet treats, try these red, white, and blue star cupcake toppers.
Wrap up plastic utensils and napkins with this American flag napkin ring. Of course, you'll need some matching cutlery to go with it, too (you can score a pack of 240—80 each—forks, knives, and spoons on Amazon for $17.99)
Sodas and beers will stay cooler (and your hands drier) even on especially sunny barbecue days with these patriotic neoprene koozies.
If you like decorating your lawn, these flag-themed USA letters will add a little patriotic flair.
And last but not least, a beautiful wreath made with red, white, and blue wood curls (though they look like real flowers!).