Make your own fireworks this 4th of July with these Cosmo-approved date ideas!
1. Plan an outdoor picnic. We know, it may sound a little clichéd, but grab an American flag blanket at a cheapie store (c'mon, show your patriotism), a bottle of wine, and some American fare to share with your guy. You can bring along a Frisbee or Nerf ball to toss around after lunch. Outdoor eating can be much more relaxed and romantic (not to mention more affordable) than your typical dinner and drinks.
2. Hit up a rooftop bar with your guy.You'll get to enjoy cocktails in the breezy summer weather, and you might even be able to spot a nearby fireworks show - minus the crowds and mobs of children.
3. Head to an outdoor concert. A lot of cities host 4th of July concert and firework shows (what's not to like about two-for-one dates?). Check out your local paper to see what's going on nearby. Don't feel like springing for tickets? YouRead More »from 4th of July Date Ideas (That Wonâ€™t Break the Bank)