70 Funny 4th of July Jokes For 247th Independence Day

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Bring out the flags! It’s almost the Fourth of July! The annual holiday celebration is a time-honored tradition in the United States when people gather to commemorate the founding of the country and watch the fireworks in the sky. For history nerds, there are some dad jokes regarding the signing of the Declaration of Independence and our founding fathers, and for those pyromaniacs who simply enjoy firecrackers, there are some puns for you too.

Some call the national holiday Independence Day, although most people refer to it as the Fourth of July. In the United States, the day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom.) What makes Independence Day so special is that it is celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies. On Independence Day, people gather to celebrate the traditions of the United States, and it is usually a pleasant time for children as well!

Nothing beats spending Independence Day with your buddies. A gathering with your friends is a terrific way to spend the day. Plus, if you have time, you might want to organize a picnic (or a backyard barbeque) with patriotic games. Till then, these Fourth of July jokes will make you puke out your liber-tea.

Best Fourth of July Jokes

What did the husband call the day he separated from his wife?
Declaration of Independence.

If Thanksgiving is for overeaters, what is July 4th for?

Why Brits don’t celebrate the 4th of July?
Surely 240 years of being officially separate from America is something to be happy about.

A guy walks into a bar and orders a beer.
“How was your 4th of July picnic?” the bartender asks.
“Horrible. Everyone came down with food poisoning,” the guy replies. “I knew the hot dogs might have gone bad, but turns out the brats were the wurst.”

Yo mama so American, the government moved the 4th of July to her birthday.

This Independence Day, please remember it’s not “firecracker,” that term is very offensive to some people. It’s “fire-caucasian.”

Looking for the T?
It’s in Boston Harbor.

Why does none of your friends watch fireworks on the 4th of July?
It’s probably because all of your friends are dogs.

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How many countries have a Fourth of July?
All of them.

Who was the funniest person in George Washington’s army?

Why couldn’t Little Johnny celebrate the Fourth of July by going nude?
The kid was let down by a weak Constitution.

Today in the UK some celebrate the 4th of July.
The day the average IQ of the British Empire jumped 100 points with a single signature.

What if the US Constitution was written by a group of alcoholics?
Then it would have been the government of the pickled, by the pickled, and for the pickled.

So it’s July 4th night, and all of the dead presidents are gathered around a campfire for a party. They’re drinking, eating, and having a good time when President Washington puts President Lincoln on the spot.
“Hey, Lincoln, do your thing!”, asks Washington.
“What thing?” Lincoln asks. “What is it?”
“Lincoln, do the thing!” Washington says. The speech, address or whatever! “You know what I’m talking about!!!!”
“Oh, yeah, the speech,” Lincoln says. That thing, yes. I’m afraid I can’t. “I can’t recall the words.”
“What do you mean you can’t remember the words?” exclaimed Washington. “You’ve given the speech a million times!!! You’ve got that like burned in your brain, right?!!”
Lincoln says, “Well, yeah, normally, sure, I’ve got it memorized, but that was four s’mores and seven beers ago!!!”

How do dogs have a 4th of July reunion?
They go for bone-fires.

What happens when Battery and fireworks get arrested on the Fourth of July?
One gets charged while the other is lit off.

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Which bakery should you go to on the Fourth of July?
The one that sells pastries with stars and stripes. The rest are just un-pastry-otic.

What did one dog say to another at the July 4th party?
“Hey, hot dog! You are really so barbie-cute.”

On 4 July, what do you get when you put a photo of America in a locket?
Then it becomes in-da-pendant.

What do you call a ruckus in a 4th of July parade?
A pat-riotic parade.

After the 4th of July fireworks caused finger injuries, what did the friends say?
Nothing, they couldn’t count on me.

Why can’t we share grilling jokes for the Fourth of July?
They are too corn-y.

Who told the most jokes among the colonists?

Yo mama so American, her birth certificate is the Declaration of Independence.

Where does a 600-pound Uncle Sam go?
On a diet, of course.

What is the Declaration of Independence for a kid?
A note excusing him from school.

How do toads celebrate a hot Fourth of July?
By drinking croak-o-cola.

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What is the Declaration of Independence called in England?
Old junk mail.

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How come single Americans celebrate Independence Day twice?
One on the 4th of July and the other on the 14th of February.

What do you call a nuke that was launched on the 4th of July?
The wrong firework.

What if something goes wrong with the 4th of July celebration at Mt. Rushmore?
It will be a monumental disaster.

What’s so confusing about the 4th of July?
It is the only time of the year Americans say the day and month in the correct order.

Son: Why do we celebrate the Fourth of July, Dad?
Dad: Well son, it celebrates our defeating the aliens that blew up the White House after Will Smith’s attack then, the President shot missiles from a jet at the spaceship after Jeff Goldbloom uploaded a computer virus to aliens.

During the Fourth of July, what does the sun drink out of?

How do you know you had an American childhood?
Only if your mom forced you to wear a crappy flag shirt from Old Navy on the 4th of July.

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How is a normal day in Texas similar to the Fourth of July?
Similar plan: Eat bbq, drink beer and light shit on fire.

Why should you avoid calling on the Fourth of July?
Firecracker is very offensive to some people use fire-caucasian, instead.

On July 4th, what do you call a cat at the beach?
Sandy claws.

On Independence Day, what does one firework say to another?
“My pop’s bigger than your pop.”

What’s red, white, blue, and green?
A seasick Uncle Sam.

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What did the Patriot apply to the dry patches on the skin?

The ants gathered for a party inside a Sharpie on July 4th.
It was in the pen dance day.

Which founding father is a dog’s favorite?
Bone Franklin.

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In an American third-grade classroom, the teacher is talking about US presidents.
“Who delivered the Gettysburg Address?” she inquired of the students.
A female Japanese foreign exchange student’s hand shot up immediately.
“Yes?” the teacher inquired.
“Lincoln, Abraham! 1863!” replied the girl proudly.
“That’s right,” the teacher responded, “but can anyone tell me who penned the Declaration of Independence?”
The Japanese girl raised her hand once more. This time, the teacher waited for someone else to come forward with the solution, but no one did. She summoned the foreign exchange student once more.
“Thomas Jefferson! 1776!” exclaimed the girl enthusiastically.
The teacher addressed the remainder of the students and stated “You should all be embarrassed by yourselves. This young kid has only been in the country for a month and already knows more about your family’s history than you do.”
The class muttered and moaned, and excuses and displeasure poured out. Then someone shouted from the back of the room, “To hell with the Japanese!”
The teacher, now agitated and enraged, inquired, “Who said that?”
The Japanese girl couldn’t keep her excitement in check and yelled out, “Harry Truman! 1945!”

How do you know the Fourth of July is an American holiday?
Because everybody says, “Stay Safe.”

When was the first Brexit celebrated?
On July 4, 1776.

If July 4th is Independence Day, why isn’t February 17th Shawshank Redemption Day?
It was a much better film, you know.

Did you hear about the boy who brought a date to the 4th of July party?
Really sweetened up the fruit salad.

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What does a parrot want for July 4th?
A Fire Cracker.

What feline foretold the arrival of the British?
Paw Revere.

What is similar between the US Flag and Santa Claus?
Both hang out the pole.

What is the best break-up text ever?
The Declaration of Independence.

Why are there no knock-knock jokes about America?
Because freedom rings.

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The old priest, Father William, made it a point to attend the parish school once a week.
He entered the fourth-grade class, where the students were studying the states, and asked how many states they could name. They came up with roughly 40 different names. Father William joked that students in his day knew the names of all the states.
Yes, sir, answered one young man, but there were only 13 states back then.

Why did Uncle Sam wear red, white and blue suspenders?
So his pants wouldn’t fall down.

This is ridiculous. It’s July 6th and people are still setting off fireworks.
One almost caught our Christmas decorations on fire.

What did one American flag say to the other?
Nothing. They just waved.

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What treats do fathers like on the 4th of July?

There’s this coroner’s assistant who is told he has to work on Independence Day due to the large number of bodies awaiting autopsies.
When questioned about it, the assistant stated, “It’s the Fourth of July. I’ll be given double time and a half.”
“…and like any other holiday, I will get to crack open a cold one.”

Why doesn’t Fire celebrate the Fourth of July?
Because Fire works on the 4th of July.

What are the last words of “The Star-Spangled Banner?”
Play ball.

What will you get if you cross a ghost with Yankee Doodle?
Yankee Doofus!

Which is the coolest letter to have on a hot morning of the fourth of July?
Iced t.

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If on July 4th, every person in the United States sneezed simultaneously, what would you say?
God bless America.

What’s meaty but still is red, white, and blue?
Uncle Spam.

What founding father do you get when you make a wreath out of $100 bills?
A wreath o’Franklin.

American authorities apprehend a Russian spy using the codename “Joe Smith.” Agent Perry, an official, confronts him in an interrogation chamber.
“I don’t understand why I’m being interrogated,” Smith says.
“Drop the act, Smith, assuming that’s even your true name.” We know you’re a spy from another country!”
“WHAT?” says Smith. No! I’m a true American; I can name all 46 Presidents of the United States in chronological sequence, including the dates of their inaugurations and Vice Presidents.”
“We still know you’re a spy!” says Perry.
“You’re all wrong!” says Smith. “I know all fifty states, US territories, and capitals!”
“We still know you’re a spy!” says Perry.
Smith: “OK, I surrender, I’m a Russian agent with a false identity.” But how could you tell that?”
“Because Americans don’t know any of those things,” Perry says.

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What day do some of the British celebrate on the 4th of July?
“We Dodged a Bullet Day.”

What do you call a duck on the Fourth of July?
A firequacker!

Can you think of a better 4th of July joke or one-liner? Then leave a reply in the space below.

Jessica Amlee, born in 1996 in Laughlin, Nevada, is a delightful humorist and joke writer with a penchant for puns. She studied at Emerson College, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedy. Jessica's comedic style combines snappy one-liners and observational humor, making her a rising star in the world of comedy.

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