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Fourth of July Card Messages and Ideas

The 4th of July is a day for celebrations, barbecue parties, family reunion, and, of course, stunning fireworks! If you’re looking for what to write in a Fourth of July card, look no further! Wish someone a Happy Independence Day with these short and sweet messages. 

4th of July Messages

(click each category to see the messages)

  • For Family
  • For Friends
  • For the Troops
  • Coworkers
  • Relatives
  • Quotes

For Family

  • Let's keep the American spirit alive by honoring this special occasion. Looking forward to watching the fireworks with our family today. Happy Independence Day!
  • Let us all take time to remember those who worked hard to ensure a better future for our family and the next generations. Happy 4th of July! 
  • Cheers to another fun and fireworks-filled 4th of July! May your Independence Day be happy, loud, and festive! 

For Friends

  • We live in a free nation and we are all blessed to have our independence. I'm also blessed to have a great friend like you. Happy 4th of July to you and your family!
  • Wishing you a Fourth of July filled with beautiful fireworks, quality family time, and delicious barbecue! Happy Independence Day!
  • Missing you and your company on this special day. Wish your Fourth of July is as awesome as you are!

For the Troops

  • Wishing you a Happy Independence Day! Thinking of you on this special day. Thank you for your courage and service to our country.  
  • Because of you and your sacrifices for this country, we get to celebrate this happy day. Thank you for your service! Happy Fourth of July!
  • My family and friends are safe because of your dedication and service to our country. Sending you gratitude and heartfelt wishes. Happy Independence Day and thank you so much for your service!


  • Extending my warm wishes to you and your family. Hope you have a fun, memorable, and safe 4th of July celebration!
  • Hope you have a blast celebrating the birth of our great nation with your loved ones. Happy Independence Day!
  • Your hard work and dedication are part of what make America what it is today - a remarkable and great nation! Thank you for being an excellent team member.


  • Land of the free, home of the brave! How lucky are we to be born and raised in this amazing country?! Happy Independence Day!
  • Let us all remember the sacrifices made that allow us to enjoy our freedom today. Hope to enjoy the fireworks with you and your family!
  • I'm truly happy and blessed to celebrate our great nation's independence with you all! Let's enjoy the fireworks later!


  • "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." - John F. Kennedy
  • "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." - Thomas Jefferson
  • “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt