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20 Football Party Ideas You Will Love

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We have lots of boy football party theme ideas. You’re sure to find inspiration for throwing your own football bash by checking out our party round up. You’ll find decoration ideas, dessert tables, party favors, and even recipe suggestions to inspire you. On with the game plan!

20 Cool Football Party Ideas


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20 Awesome Football Party Ideas

1. From Let’s Get This Party Started: A Tailgate Party — PVC goalposts and spray painted yard lines transform a backyard into a personal football field. The family SUV is staged with party food and decorations. Add plaid blankets, lawn chairs and team colors for a party full of team spirit.

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2. From Jewelbox Creative Studios: Football Themed 2nd Birthday Party — A chalkboard scoreboard serves as a cute welcome. Set up as a backyard buffet, this party has a modern, preppy feel. A bookcase is styled as a cute drink stand. Much of the food was thoughtfully served in individual containers for guest convenience.  

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3. From Hello My Sweet: Vintage Football Party — A serving table that looks like a football field with mini goalposts, a stand that references old-time risers, plus vintage style pompoms, help make this party special. An old style scoreboard is a great focal point. DIY directions for the football field table and cupcake stand are here, too.

4. From Fancy Cake Art: Football Party Dessert Table — This fun dessert table is filled with sweet treats, but you’d never realize that at first glance. Desserts masquerade as game day burgers, dogs, pizza and fries—what a terrifically amusing idea!  

20 Unique Football Party Ideas

5. From GreyGrey Designs: A Tailg8 Party! — Here’s another great party with a classic, vintage vibe. Goalposts are on the savory table, chenille varsity letters decorate the dessert table and a scoreboard embellishes the favor bar in this party full of football style details. Even cookies, cake pops and pie pops are in football gear shapes.  

20 Football Party Ideas You Will Love

6. From Amy’s Party Ideas: A Team Tailgate — A favorite team’s colors and beloved traditions are the starting point for this party. Colorful food presentation is party perfect already, but team pennants, a football and helmet are nice touches.  

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7. From A to Zebra Celebrations: A Cool Football Party — Giant footballs OVER the table, an awesome football cake ON the table and football pennants FRONTING the table accentuate the sport theme with flair. A tiered serving piece looks like spectator bleachers. No one would stand on the sidelines at this party.  

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8. From Banner Events: A Big “Boy” Football Birthday Celebration — Fabulous food presentation and unique wall decorations are especially noteworthy in this party. Stripes and polka dots in team colors add fun zip to this football gathering that utilizes artificial turf and goalposts, too.  

20 Awesome Football Parties

9. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Football Fun Snack Table — Our own football fun collection with amazing illustrations and a unique color palette is cool enough for kids and stylish enough for moms. The collection includes decals, favor tags, a banner, wrappers, and placemats; it’s everything you could need to construct a pigskin party!  

10. From Capes and Crowns via Kara’s Party Ideas: Oregon Ducks Themed Birthday Party — The Oregon Ducks star in this football bash in yellow and green team colors. Who knew paper chains could make such a smart backdrop?! Classic football elements and the team mascot, Puddles, join in the football fun.  

11. From Shindig Parties To Go via Kara’s Party Ideas: Football Birthday Party Ideas — Learn how to re-create a football party table in your team color choice that includes pennants, goalposts, megaphones, Astroturf and more…for under $100.  

12. From Buckets of Grace via Kara’s Party Ideas: Sports Themed 6th Birthday Party — My favorite idea from this party is the unique table backdrop featuring pictures of a crowd of spectators overlooking the “playing field” (table) full of desserts. I also like how wire baskets are used to display team memorabilia.   

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13. From Little Sprout Creatives via Hostess With the Mostess: Free Football Party Printables and Homemade Snack Recipes — A free, printable football collection includes football style popcorn box and football field likeness snack basket, touchdown pretzel bags, beverage labels and cupcake toppers to give you a jumpstart on your next football party.  

14. From Celebrations via Hostess With the Mostess: Football Party Cupcakes — Although the how-to is not available, pictures of innovative football themed cupcake designs might inspire your creativity.  

20 Football Party Ideas

15. From Hostess With the Mostess: Fun and Creative Big Game Bash — Free Printables — Cupcake toppers, party circles, buffet labels, pennant style food flags, football player silhouettes and more football themed images to help you embellish your game day party.  

16. From Cake Events Blog: 1st Birthday Tailgate Party — Pick-up trucks as food stations, picnic blankets, hay bales and fabric banners were used in this celebration. A delicious, dark beer, chocolate cupcake with salted caramel icing recipe is shared here and it sounds like a perfect football party delight.  

17. From Double the Fun Parties: Opening Game Dessert Table — This University of Georgia game day dessert table was done in red and black. Find a cute no-sew banner and lots of staging ideas for a football dessert table here.  

18. From Pizzazzerie: 9 Football Shaped Foods and Treats — Peanut butter dip, chocolate covered strawberries, ice cream sandwiches, cupcakes, mini-subs, passion fruit and whoopee pies–all in football shape–will add pizzazz to your game day table.  

19. From Mirabelle Creations via Pizzazerie: Blue and White Tailgate Party — This football bash illustrates how ready-made food is made party ready with easy-to-do paper goods. Make it nice for your guests, but make it easy on yourself, too.  

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20. From Sweet Threads Clothing Company via The Party Wagon: Football Fun — A miniature field goal post looks terrific as a table decoration. This small version, done with PVC pipe, would be inexpensive and easy-to-do. Find more styling ideas here, too.  

Even More Football Party Ideas You Will Love

20 Football Party Must-Haves — Anything you might need for hosting a football themed party is likely to be found on this list.  

Easy Football Party Food Ideas — Are you looking for some delicious and easy menu items for your football bash? Check out this post for yummy ideas.  

10 Simple Chili Recipes — Ramp up the flavor of this game day favorite with one of these delicious offerings.  

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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.