When it comes to summer parties there is nothing quite as much fun or delicious as a carved watermelon. There are so many great ways the gorgeous red fruit can be carved up and served to friends. Here are a few of my favorites, they range from the kid-friendly ladybug to the more adult watermelon keg. Why not try one or two of these for your Fourth of July bash!
Watermelon Flowers 1 of 8These watermelon flowers are so pretty and could even double as a centerpiece before being enjoyed for dessert.
Make watermelon flowers
Watermelon T-Rex 2 of 8This watermelon dinosaur would be such an awesome centerpiece for a kids party table. Toss in some blueberries to make it truly patriotic.
Make a watermelon t-rex
Flowering Watermelon Garden 3 of 8This craft project would be really fun for the older kids to get involved in. Make a whole array of flowers in different sizes and shapes!
Make a watermelon garden
Watermelon Hedgehog 4 of 8Don't be deceived, the spikes on these hedgehogs are toothpicks for guests to help themselves to awesome blocks of fresh fruit.
Make a watermelon hedgehog
Watermelon Keg 5 of 8This watermelon keg is an awesome way to carve a watermelon for a party. Use it to make an adult party drink or a bit pot of agua fresca.
Make a watermelon keg
Watermelon Legos 6 of 8These fun watermelon legos would be perfect for kids at a Fourth of July party. They can run around with them like lollipops!
Make watermelon legos
Watermelon Ladybug 7 of 8This sweet watermelon ladybug would be so charming for a little girls tea party or a garden party.
Make a watermelon ladybug
Fruity Rubik’s Cube 8 of 8For a fun twist on the traditional watermelon carving try making this awesome edible Rubik's cube. Everyone will love the cool look and the tangy feta paired with the sweet watermelon and kiwi.
Make a fruity Rubik's cube
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