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10 Real Parties for Boys

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Who wants to party? You do! You’ve come to the right place because this week we have more awesome theme ideas for boy’s birthday parties: camping, cars, games, safari, puppies, rainbows, Miles from Tomorrowland, Cinco de Mayo, plus a darling book themed gender reveal. Even if these aren’t the themes you’re going for this time, you’re sure to find suggestions for terrific decorations, dessert table layouts and favorite treats. As always, these are in no particular order—they’re all super!

10 Real Birthday Parties for Boys

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Boy's Boho Chic Birthday Party

1. Zoe Namey and The Social Studio via Hostess With The Mostess :: Boy’s First Camping Themed Birthday – Camping never looked so good! Tents, plus fishing and lantern decorations, help set the scene. A collection of musical instruments to play around the faux fire and hobo favor bags are only a few of the highlights at this stunner.

Boy's Car Themed Birthday Party Idea

2. Mes Petits Cupcakes via The Little Big Company :: Boy’s Car Party – This isn’t just any car—it’s a Mini Cooper. Doesn’t a mini car seem like a great choice for a three-year-old? Personalized macaroons, cookies and of course, the cake, leave no doubt who is being celebrated.

Boy's Video Game Themed Birthday Party

3. Paper and Cake :: Boy’s Video Game Birthday Party Theme – Got a gamer? You gotta see this one. Neon colored string on a stretch fabric table cover make a super base for the Plexiglass display boxes. Glowing wire lights really add to the décor.

Boy's Animal Safari Themed Birthday Party

4. Cottontail Events via Kara’s Party Ideas :: Boys’ Animal Safari Birthday Party – What a fabulous focal point backdrop! There is also a great check-in area. Adorable cakes, themed activities and sweet guest table décor make you want to join the adventure!

Boy's Puppy Themed Birthday Party

5. Jolee Studio via Design Dazzle :: Boy’s 4th Birthday Puppy Party – Boys and puppy dogs just go together. This sweet celebration is all about red, white and blue, with lots of chocolate! The (non-chocolate) puppy dog cookies are adorable too.

Boy's Rainbow Themed Birthday Party

6. Vellum and Vogue via The Little Umbrella :: Rainbow of Colors First Birthday – If you enjoy bright colors and color blocking you’ll appreciate this celebration. There’s a cool balloon invitation to notice and a chevron rainbow birthday cake. Kids would have fun in the ball pit. My favorite idea might be the many-hued guest table arrangement.


Book Themed Gender Reveal Party

7. Ice Cream Off Paper Plates via Spaceships and Laser Beams :: Book Themed Gender Reveal Party — What good cheer! The book reveal process was a wonderfully unique way to announce the news. The themed décor and menu items are adorable.

Cinco de Mayo Birthday Party

8. Widell Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams :: Cinco de Mayo First Birthday Party — Vibrant colors and festive decorations infuse this party with zip from the taco bar to the dessert table to the guest tables. Of course there’s a piñata and a super birthday cake, too.

Miles from Tomorrowland Themed Boy's Birthday Party

9. Sugar Lagoon via Spaceships and Laser Beams :: Miles from Tomorrowland – Space age fun with favorite cartoon characters like this might send any boy soaring! An awesome cake, terrific personalization, and outstanding themed treats propel this futuristic party into fun for today.

Boy's Modern Race Car Themed Birthday Party Ideas

10. Lettuce and Co., via Spaceships and Laser Beams :: Modern Race Car Party – Cruise over and check out this slick boy birthday party! Colors that pop, lines that please and a whole lot of kid-happy ideas would have guests racing to this one.


  • DESSERT DISPLAY STANDS :: Love this idea for a party dessert table. It could also easily morph into an autumn or Christmas display that the kids can help with.
  • PAINT CHIP PUMPKINS :: Here’s a cute way to use up those paint chip cards.
  • FALL WINDOW ART :: Collect leaves with the kids, then come inside for an easy paint project.

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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.