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26 Circus Birthday Parties

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Have you gotten lots of party ideas this week? Well…are you ready to plan a circus themed birthday party yet? Every age responds to the color and festivities at the circus. Today we have a boy’s circus birthday party round-up that will spark your imagination for sure! Awesome dessert tables, cakes, decorations, entertainment…it’s almost as good as going to a real circus!

Circus Themed Birthday Party Ideas


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1. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage 1st Birthday Party – With only two days to make this party happen…I did! You can do it, too, using our Vintage Circus Collection and grocery store ready-mades.

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2. From Quilted Polka Dot via Kara’s Party Ideas: Vintage Circus Party – This vintage circus set-up is charming! The vintage style circus tags that are used in the banner and pennant are delightful; the chevron and the strongman rock!

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3. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Monster Circus Party – Looking for a variation on the circus theme? How about a Monster Circus Party?! It’s filled with fun color and funky little monsters and there’s room for lots of imaginative touches.

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4. From The Sweet Society via Amy Atlas: Circus Birthday Party — Remember the real estate adage: location, location, location? It can apply to party venues, too. Look at what a difference the old fashioned machinery made at this already cool party.

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5. From Eve Greendale Photography via Kara’s Party Ideas: Carnival Party – This party is over the top!  Glean ideas from the guest table set-up, notice the awesome cakes, marvel at the entertainment and activities.

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6. From Q Favors via Catch My Party: Saleh’s Birthday – See clowns and more clowns, including on a darling clown cake. The kids’ chairs are decorated with bows, ties and clown masks. There’s a comical trapeze artist suspended from the ceiling in this huge room that’s jam-packed with circus carnival embellishments.

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7. From Simply Sienna via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Delightful Circus – Cheerful colors, giant balloons, fun tassels and delightful details abound in this celebration.

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8. From Bird’s Party Blog: Big Top Circus –This was a birthday party for Bird’s own kids. Classic, colorful decorations, fun food, cool activities…this party had it all!

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9. From KLM Events via The Party Wagon: Circus Dessert Table – There is a very appealing sweetness to this presentation. The colors are fresh against the white and the desserts look like pieces of art.

10. From GreyGrey Designs: 1st Birthday Circus – Right from the front door you know this will be a blast. Inside the living room there’s a circus tent…and a side show. Fun!

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11. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage Circus – For an intimate New Year’s Eve celebration with a few friends, I decided our Vintage Circus printables collection would be the perfect theme. See my ideas for a food buffet and dessert table that could work for many special occasions.

12. From Brenda via Catch My Party: Backyard Circus – Thoughtful planning, careful shopping, a little DIY and a lot of terrific results equal one awesome Backyard Circus!

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13. From Partylicious:  Circus Spectacular –Awesome balloon sculptures add dimension and wonder; bright stripes of color really pop. A delightful cake and so many details make this a party to see.

14. From Chakoda Design via Hostess With the Mostess: Circus Extravaganza – Fabulous backdrops, a great collection of life-size (plush) animals, vintage toys and musical instruments plus a marvelous cake make this a party to remember.

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15. From Buckets of Grace via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Carnival Themed Dessert Table – I love this party set-up! Polka dots and stripes in red, white and light aqua-blue were used to great advantage. There are so many fun details on the table!

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16. From The Well Heeled Hostess via Amy Atlas: Colorful Circus – There’s a lot of color in this gem but with all of the white, there’s somehow a lot of freshness, too.

17. From Mae Armstrong Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Circus Party – Aqua and orange are partnered for a fresh take on circus brights. You’ll be amazed at all of the DIY ideas Mae accomplished.

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18. From Claudia R. via Catch My Party: Circus Birthday – There are so many aspects of this party to note! Here are just a few: upside down (plastic) clown hats used for serving food, pennants that circle guest tables, ribbon topiaries, wonderful circus cutouts and a cake that includes the entire cast of a circus show!

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19. From Ali Wood Photography via Katie Grace:Circus Dream –A decorative hat box cake arrangement makes a wonderful table centerpiece at a delightful party filled with mini animal train cages and many innovative touches. Ever thought about inviting a monkey to your party? This family did it!

20. From Patricia Swolensky via Hostess With the Mostess: D.J.’s Circus – Clowns on stilts, clowns juggling, balloon sculptures, treats and design details galore!

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21. From Deliciously Darling Events via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage Circus – This cool customer used our printables and teamed them with Madagascar characters. The result is a unique character party that doesn’t break copyright laws…and it looks amazing!

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22. From Brunna Scisinio via Kara’s Party Ideas: Circus Party – A roomFULL of circus ideas includes bountiful tables of treats, lively color, darling circus character figures, wonderful cupcake toppers and and and! Also notice the fun clown shoes.

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23. From Petit Delights via Anders Ruff: Carnival Party – Here’s another party with tons of things to look at! One of my favorite features is the welcoming troop of balloon clowns.

24. From Laura’s Little Party via Catch My Party: Circus Party Ideas – Green chevron, blue and white circle medallions, yellow birthday hats and polka-dot balloons are just a few of the merry decorations.

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25.From Tania via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s 1st Circus – The ribbon tent constructed over the food buffet sets the light-hearted tone for this darling celebration full of bright color and fun.

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26. From LeeLaaLoo via Hostess With the Mostess: Fun Circus Birthday – If you’d like a guide for how to arrange a dessert table symmetrically, you’ll see it here.

What is your favorite circus themed birthday party idea?

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.