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39 Boy’s Race Car Birthday Parties

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What is one of the first toys a boy chooses to play with? A car! That’s why a boy’s race car themed birthday party is such a popular idea. Whether you opt for modern, vintage, original work or commercial characters, you’ll see ideas here that are sure to rev his engine. Dessert tables, boy-friendly decorations and prized take-home favors are all to be found in this Race Car Round-Up!

Race Car Birthday Party Ideas


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39 Boy’s Race Car Birthday Parties

spaceships and laser beams vintage race car printables collection
1. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Vintage Race Car Birthday Dessert Table – Originally featured on Amy Atlas, our Vintage Race Car Collection combines a guy’s love of cars and a mom’s love of vintage aesthetic.  Of course I could go on about all of the cool details but for sure notice the cool backdrop, the tire tread cupcake wrappers and the fun license plate food labels.

Little Red Car boy's Birthday party
2. From Moments by WL via Celebrations at Home: Little Red Car Birthday – A first birthday party in an outdoor venue uses fresh blue and zips of red to create a great party that balances between stylish enough for the adults and cute enough for the kids.

Racing Cars Birthday Party
3. From BluGrass Designs via Hostess With the Mostess: Racing Cars Birthday Party – Aqua and orange race around at this party. Find some really nice display ideas here. The cookies are absolutely adorable!

Birthday Party Ideas for a Car Themed Disney Dessert Table
4. From Comemore Sempre Festas E Eventos via The Party Wagon: Birthday Party Ideas for a Cars Themed Disney Dessert Table – The dessert table is set up to actually look like a car – what a thrill for birthday boy and guests alike! Stop light balloon towers and lots of dessert choices make this look like a party!

5. From Keren Precel Events via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Retro Race Car Boy’s Birthday – This gorgeous party includes awesome looking desserts, a wishing race car track, and really cool art over the beverage table: must see.

vintage racecar 1st birthday
6. From Ruby Red Studio and Kara’s Party Ideas via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage Racecar 1st Birthday – Orange and silver star in this very stylish first birthday party. Besides that awesome car centerpiece, I especially like the vintage race car illustrations.

7. From Imprintables via Design Dazzle: Aqua and Red Car Birthday Party – This color combo definitely comes across as fresh. I especially like the way the cookies are displayed alongside the centerpiece cake.

Retro Race Car 5th Birthday Party
8. From Deco Party Printables via Kara’s Party Ideas: Retro Race Car 5th Birthday Party – Red, blue and black with stripes and polka dots—looks terrific!

vintage race car birthday party
9. From Kiss Me Kate via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage Race Car Birthday Party – With a raceway that traverses the table and zooms right up the cake, you know this party has interesting details! These ladies always please with their parties.

Race Cars and a 4th Birthday Party
10. From Blu Embellish via A to Zebra Celebrations: Race Cars and a 4th Birthday Party – I LOVE the banner used at this colorful party!

sugar studio race car birthday party
11. From The Sugar Studio via Amy Atlas: Race Car Party for Boys – A racetrack hanging on the wall? Yeah, that’s a terrific backdrop, especially paired with the vintage style metal signs. I also like the use of company logos on the dessert table.

Tanner's Radiator Springs Birthday Party
12. From Christilina via Hostess With the Mostess: Tanner’s Radiator Springs Birthday Party – Orange, aqua and green are used to suggest the desert location. I especially like the giant post-card table backdrop.

13. From Tala Events via Pizzazzerie: Disney Cars 2 Movie Screening Birthday – Make a movie moment even more special by jazzing up the table pre-show time. This festive pizza snack included tires on top of the drink bottles and personalized hubcaps on the back of each chair—fun!

retro race car birthday party dessert table
14. From Crackers Art via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Retro Race Car Birthday Party Dessert Table – Bright yellow and red add high energy to this terrific party. Oil change jelly cups are my favorite dessert idea—so perfect for this theme!

Disney's Cars Boy's Birthday Party Ideas
15. From Lisa via A to Zebra Celebrations: Disney Cars Inspired Boy’s Birthday Party – Think you don’t have enough room to host a party? This mom devised a great way to decorate her garage for the perfect themed venue.  Find lots of fun ideas here.

Vintage Formula 1 Racing Boy's Birthday Party
16. From Barbara Neely Designs via Hostess With the Mostess: Vintage Formula 1 Racing Boy’s Birthday Party – Here’s a nice table display; the car oil product logos catch my attention. See some good menu ideas here also.

Vintage Cars Inspired Boy's Birthday Party
17. From Triple M Good Parties via The Party Wagon: Vintage Cars-Inspired Birthday Party – Mater stars at this birthday party where his image hangs, complete with old tires. Aged tin cans, metal boxes and rope add atmosphere and texture!

Race Car 4th Birthday Party
18. From Partylicious via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Race Car 4th Birthday Party — For a little guy who LOVES cars, this celebration is sure to please with its classic colors and bright ideas.

NASCAR Race Birthday Party
19. From Urban Hoot via Design Dazzle: NASCAR  Race Birthday Party – There aren’t many party details here but the cardboard cars are so cute, I had to include them! The “wheels” are even removable for quick pit stops!

vintage race car birthday party
20. From Me and Riley via Anders Ruff: A Vintage Race Car Birthday – You’ll see the red, white, yellow and black that is popular with this theme but the difference is the liberal use of stripes. I especially like the combo of stripes with the oversized yellow car centerpieces.

Race Car Outdoor Birthday Party
21. From Glamour Avenue Parties via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Race Car Outdoor Birthday Party – Courtney advises if you want to keep costs down, use red, black and white décor and check for an outdoor venue. I love how she used pennant flags to lead guests to the party spot and you’ll love what you see once you get there!

Fill 'Er Up Birthday Dessert Table
22. From Pretty Paper Parties via Hostess With the Mostess: Fill-Er Up Birthday Dessert Table – This party even looks happy! Details like painted wooden spoon handles, donut tires topping milk bottles and spare wheel Oreo cookies in personal packets show a lot of caring went into the party prep.

Modern Car Birthday Party
23. From Festa Com Gosto via The Party Wagon: Modern Car Birthday Party – A modern party usually means clean lines and often lighter colors; this celebration has both. Refreshing!

Vintage Red Car 1st Birthday Party
24. From Nice Party via Kara’s Party Ideas: Vintage Red Car 1st Birthday Party – Brick, wood, twine and wire are the background components at this charmer. The red and white looks bright and fresh against the textures. Lots of tempting desserts are offered here, too.

Vintage Rac Car Themed Birthday Party
25. From Two Prince Bakery Theatre via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage Race Car Themed Birthday Party – Not only was this attractive party done on a shoestring budget, the desserts are all gluten, casein and soy free!

3rd Birthday Race Car Party
26. From Juicy Bits via A to Zebra Celebrations: Theo’s 3rd Birthday Race Car Party – A cool hub cab backdrop, clever refueling station ideas and a great table runner especially caught my eye at this celebration.

Our Vintage Car Boy Birthday Collection
27. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Our Vintage Car Boy Birthday Collection – One of the things I especially appreciate about our collection is it leaves room for your versatility.  If you’re a mom with time constraints, you’ll definitely want to check this post!

Flaming Race Car Birthday Party
28. From Renees Soirees via Hostess With the Mostess: Flaming Race Car Birthday Party – In addition to the swirl of hot color, see stoplight brownies, apple/grape cars and dipstick pretzels at this racing party.

Vintage Race Car Themed Birthday Party
29. From Cutie Putti Paperie via Kara’s Party Ideas: Vintage Race Car Themed Birthday Party – Left in the Dust cotton candy, Stoplight Jello, Coca Cola motor oil—get the idea there are no details left undone? I love the vintage images used here.

Race Car Birthday Dessert Table
30. From Dulce Design via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Race Car Birthday Dessert Table – Here’s a race car party in a different colorway; the color choices make the party look more…quiet.  The tires and trophies are a great way to serve treats.

31. From Styled by Belle via The Party Wagon: Little Car 1st Birthday Party – The small, edible cars created out of candy bars, Teddy Grahams and candy circle wheels are worth going here to see…and then you’ll be wowed by all of Belle’s creative touches in blue and green.

32. From The Cake Boutique via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Race Car Boy Birthday Party Ideas – Grey and white chevron looks great with pops of red and blue. My favorite ideas here include Melissa’s awesome favor bag and the race room activity space.

Boy Bash Vintage Car Birthday Party
33. From Studio DIY via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy Bash Vintage Car Birthday Party – See how to make your table interactive so you can keep those party animals sitting at the table!  This party looks great and it’s filled with budget saving ideas, too.

Cars Birthday Party
34. From Party Lab Miami via Catch My Party: Cars Birthday Party – The gang is all here and it looks like they’re having a roaring good time! A themed bounce house adds to the festivities and there are cardboard racers too.

Hot Rod Boy Birthday Party
35. From Autumn Lynn’s Chocolate Sins via Hostess With the Mostess: Hot Rod Boy Birthday Party – Flaming red, yellow and orange are combined for a hot display.

Ferrari Themed 3rd Birthday Party
36. From Sibel via The Party Wagon: Ferrari Themed 3rd Birthday Party – A backyard party featuring several stations includes a trophy case with customized trophies for each guest. Box lunches served in personal red cars had to be a hit!

Race Car Boy Birthday Party
37. From Party Rite via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Race Car Boy Birthday – How about a birthday dessert table that zooms with energy?! Vicky serves up party yum using the most innovative ideas!

38. From Kids’ Posh Parties via Kara’s Party Ideas: Race Car Birthday Celebration – Here’s another outdoor party venue where the tables are dressed for fun. Cardboard cars wait for their drivers and the cake is great!

Father's Day in High Gear
39. From Laura’s Little Party via Catch My Party: Father’s Day in High Gear – My favorite new idea here is the cool serving pedestals Laura uses; they look like giant nuts and bolts!

Bonus:

Race Car Party Ideas

40. Race Car 4th Boy’s Birthday :: Jodie Smith of Treat Boutique

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41. Formula One Style Boy’s Race Car Birthday Party :: Paula of Blugrass Designs


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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.