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Patriotic Giveaways and Gifts for 4th of July, Veterans Day and Year-Round

published: January 13, 2019
Woman wearing a shirt that says 'Made in America' holding a U.S. flag.

Patriotic gifts and giveaway items are perfect for recognizing holidays of national pride all year long. You can use them to celebrate:

  • Presidents' Day (February)
  • Patriots' Day (April)
  • Memorial Day (May)
  • Flag Day (June)
  • 4th of July (July)
  • Labor Day (September)
  • Veterans Day (November)

Want to put your patriotism front and center at any of those holidays? Use this guide to find the best red, white and blue gifts for you.

Presidents' Day Sale Decorations

Each year on the third Monday in February, businesses across America celebrate Presidents' Day with enticing sales.

If you're planning on offering a sale for Presidents' Day, you can draw in even more customers with patriotic and eye-catching decorations, like these:

Classic Balloons

Six balloons of different colors, all with black logos.

When you're decorating for Presidents' Day, colorful balloons in vibrant hues of red, white and blue are a foolproof option.

You can't go wrong with the AdRite™ balloons shown above. Crafted from biodegradable latex and made right here in the USA.

Qualatex Quick Link™ Balloons

Balloon arch made from red white and blue balloons with logos.

Want decorations that pack more of a punch than classic balloons? You'll love the Qualatex Quick Link balloons.

These biodegradable balloons have a clever design that allows them to be easily connected to one another, meaning you can create arches, columns or streamers.

For your Presidents' Day sale, try using the Quick Link balloons to build standout balloon sculptures in shades of red, white and blue. If you want to get creative, you can even arrange your balloons in the shape of stars or other patriotic symbols.

Microfoil® Star Balloon

Red foil star-shaped balloon with white logo.

The 20-inch Microfoil star balloon shown above makes it easy to make an unforgettable impact for your Presidents' Day sale.

More than twice as wide as a standard-sized balloon and available in both metallic and non-metallic finishes, these star-shaped balloons are simply striking.

4th of July Parade Giveaways

It would be an understatement to say that here in America, the 4th of July is a big deal. Also known as Independence Day, this holiday inspires millions of Americans to take part in festive celebrations, including 4th of July parades.

These parades are the perfect place to engage with the community, gain brand exposure and show your patriotism by handing out some red, white and blue swag, like the following:

USA-Themed Sunglasses

White wayfarer sunglasses with red, white and blue American flag print and black text logo.

These stylish, USA flag-themed Cruise Retro Sunglasses will keep parade goers' eyes protected from the sun.

Patriotic Fun Print Pen

Silver pen with red logo and an American flag-print grip.

This patriotic fun print pen  is a gift that can be appreciated by all. With stylish metallic accents, an American flag-print grip and a comfortable curvy design, what's not to love?

USA Face Paint Brush

White face paint brush with red logo and red, white and blue paint colors.

There's no better place than a parade for people to decorate their faces with the colors of the USA flag. That's where the USA Face Paint Brush comes in: Simply pop off the cap and apply to create colorful red, white and blue stripes.

All-American Stress Balls

White smiley face stress ball with red, white and blue USA-themed hat and a black logo.

Kids and adults alike love to play with squishy stress relievers like the patriotic smiley stress ball shown above.

Other Independence Day-ready options include the U.S. flag, Uncle Sam's hat and U.S. map stress balls.

Picnics and Outdoor Events From Memorial Day to Labor Day

Picnics and outdoor events are a popular way to celebrate patriotic holidays throughout the warmer months of the year, from Memorial Day in late May to Labor Day in early September.

Whether for your company's staff or your local community, these events are an ideal place to gain exposure, promote a campaign or boost company pride.

Here are some promotional products you can give away at your next patriotic picnic or outdoor event:

Stars and Stripes Beach Ball

Red, white and blue beach ball with star print and a dark blue logo.

Whether you're at the beach or not, the Stars and Stripes Beach Ball is sure to inspire attendees to play games, let loose and have fun.

Color Splash Stadium Cup

Red, white and blue splatter-print plastic cup with white logo.

The red, white and blue Color Splash Stadium Cup isn't just practical, it also acts as a reusable keepsake item that event attendees can use again and again.

For more solid color options, check out the Fluted Stadium Cup.

Large Fun Flyers

Red flying disc with white logo.

Available in a variety of bold colors, the Large Fun Flyers are sure to spark some friendly games of catch at your next company picnic.

And, since they're made in the USA, these flying discs are perfectly suited to any patriotic holiday celebration.

Bubble Necklace

Blue plastic bottle of bubble blowing solution with white logo and an attached lanyard.

Nothing says summer fun like a slew of iridescent bubbles floating through the air. That's why this promotional bubble necklace is sure to be a hit at your next outdoor event.

Veterans Day Gifts

Each year on Nov. 11, the country comes together to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. That means that each Veterans Day offers a chance to thank and pay respects to the people who fight and have fought for our freedom.

These Veterans Day gifts are perfect for honoring veterans in your community:

Patriotic Caps

Navy blue cap with white stitching, white logo and American flag print on front of bill.

With a small American flag attached to the fabric strap and a stars and stripes pattern emblazoned on the bill, the Patriotic Patterns Cap shown above is a fantastic choice for Veterans Day. 

If you want to make an even bigger statement, check out the colorful Patriotic Trucker Cap.

American Flag Umbrella

Red, white and blue American flag-print umbrella with navy blue logo.

Your recipients will be able to show their patriotism rain or shine with the American flag umbrella. This umbrella also opens automatically and features a comfortable handle and matching fabric case.

Patriotic Note Card

White card with center photo of an American flag.

To add a personal message to your Veterans Day gifts, use the custom patriotic note card shown above.

With gold foil trim, high-quality cover stock and a gloss aqueous coating, this note card is timeless and elegant.

Patriotic Gifts for Employees and Customers

No matter the holiday, these patriotic gifts are perfect for distributing to your employees and customers.

2020 I Love America Calendar

Full-size wall calendar with photo of Mount Rushmore and a black logo on the front.

With the 2020 I Love America Calendar, your recipients' patriotism will never be limited to a particular time of year.

Looking for another wall calendar that celebrates the USA? Check out the 2020 America Spiral Wall Calendar.

2020 Stars and Stripes Magnetic Calendar

Red, white and blue small magnetic calendar with white logo.

The 2020 Stars and Stripes Magnetic Calendar's small size and magnetic backing means it can be affixed to any fridge, door frame or other metal surface for year-round patriotism.

Patriotic Business Card Add-On™

White business card magnet with blue and yellow logo attached to white notepad with red, white and blue stripes.

This USA-themed Business Card Add-On magnet also features a large notepad for added functionality.

MopTopper™ Patriotic Stylus Pen

Blue and red stylus pens with phone screen cleaners and American flag-print accents.

The MopTopper Patriotic Stylus Pen adds some red, white and blue flair to the MopTopper we all know and love. With a ballpoint pen, silicone stylus tip and microfiber screen cleaner, this handy gadget can do it all.

American Spirit Seed Packet

Seed packet with image of American flag and a black logo.

This American Spirit seed packet sports a bold American flag design that will get your patriotic message across.

Inside the packet are seeds to grow red, white and blue flowers that anyone with a green thumb will appreciate.

This seed packet is also available with a liberty/eagle motif.

American Flag Lanyard

Lanyard with American flag print.

Vibrant, fun and decidedly eye-catching, this American flag lanyard can be used to hold ID cards, keys and other necessities. It's also available in an array of other colors and patterns, so you're sure to find something that's right for you.

With the right promotional items, the 4th of July isn't the only time of year to appreciate the stars and stripes. Use these giveaways to spread patriotism (and your message) at any time of year.