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10 Amazing Boy Birthday Party Ideas

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What can you do to ramp up fun this summer? Host a birthday party — or simply host a not-for-anything-special party. Except, make it special! Fun decorations and an enticing dessert table are good starters. Need theme ideas?  Campfire and firemen, shark n’ surf and everything nautical, superheroes and soccer, little monsters and hungry caterpillars, LEGO brights and a 50’s inspired diner—now what more could a guy ask for? It’s party time!

Amazing Boy Birthday Party Ideas

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Camping Themed Birthday Party Ideas

1. Chakoda Design via Kara’s Party Ideas: Boy’s Camping Birthday Party Theme – Talk about giving guests an awesome experience! The décor choices are fabulous—all sorts of woodland creatures were in attendance and there were many small details to enjoy as well. Kids would be thrilled with this party!

Boy's LEGO Birthday Party

2. Dulce via Catch My Party: Little Boy’s LEGO Birthday Party Theme – LEGO bright colors and over-sized bricks are just right for a two-year-old’s party, especially when well-chosen, age appropriate activities like these are included.

Boy's Soccer Themed Birthday Party

3. Cecilia Martin Ambientaciones via Catch My Party: Soccer Themed Birthday Party – Whether you call it football or soccer, boys love a sports theme! This version has stripes and dots in red and green, as well as the traditional black and white soccer ball.

Shark Surf Party Birthday Idea

4. Courtney Portner via Anders Ruff: Shark n’ Surf Birthday Party for Twins – Make a splash with catch-the-wave cookies and cupcakes. I love the sand castle centerpiece, too.

Boy's Fisherman Birthday Party Ideas

5. Crowning Details via Hostess With the Mostess: Blazing Fireman Birthday Party – Firemen and fire trucks are lasting boy favorite themes for a birthday celebration. This party has a great dessert table backdrop plus red and white checks, hydrant sippy cups, fire chief hats and cute table centerpieces—go look!

Nautical Themed 1st Birthday Party

6. Crowning Details via Kara’s Party Ideas: Boy’s Nautical Themed Birthday Party – Shades of blue and weathered white wood look very handsome here and the “pearl” cake balls are perfect. Even the water bottles have a special arrangement! This is another celebration with great themed activities just right for young guests.


Monster Themed Birthday Party Idea

7. Partylicious via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Little Monster Birthday Theme – Your little guy doesn’t have to be a little monster to like this idea! Lots of color, silly monsters and yummy desserts are combined for imaginative fun.

50's Diner Boy's Birthday Party

8. Liz Bassey Studios via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Max’s 50s Diner Inspired Birthday Party – This party is adorable! Liz created retro décor and a menu that even The Fonz would approve. Guests at this first birthday bash would probably hate to leave yesteryear.

Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party Ideas

9. August in Bloom via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Very Hungry Caterpillar Themed Birthday Party – Color…yes. Fabulous cake, cookies and desserts…yes. Spot on decorations…yes. Any little guy who enjoys Eric Carle’s book of the same name will be excited about this theme.

Superhero Birthday Party Ideas

10. Buenos Aires Eventos via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Superhero Themed 1st Birthday Party – Baby-faced superheroes? You saw it here first! Bountiful tables of desserts and treats also feature an out-of-this-world glow.


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Layne Quintanilla

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men and her ever patient husband, she's in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara. You can join her party at My Best Laid Plans and Coupons with Q.