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34 Monster Birthday Party Ideas

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Whether you’re looking for a boy birthday party idea or hoping for a summer time fun party theme, a colorful Monster Bash will leave ‘em screaming for more! Silly monsters only exist in the imagination so dessert table and party decorations can roll off in any direction you want. Use spare parts for supplies, bake a goofy cake with eyes, get those invitations out and you’re ready for a monstrous good time! Be sure to check out some of our favorite party haunts around the neighborhood for suggestions to thrill everyone with silly fun.

Monster Birthday Party Ideas


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34 Monster Birthday Party Ideas

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1. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Monster Circus – Every color of the rainbow was at our circus! Monster stilt walkers, trapeze artists and the clown troupe all show up on our dessert table full of fun ideas that started with our Monster Fest Collection.

lochness monster boy's first birthday party
2. From GreyGrey Designs: Loch Ness Monster Birthday Party – Brittany always amazes me with creative concepts and superb execution of ideas. You’ll love the winsome monster, food and serving ideas! The Loch Ness Monster cupcake holder is especially clever.

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3. From One Stone Events via Bird’s Party: Little Monster Birthday – An orange FUR (faux) table covering, a marvelous hanging backdrop and monsters on the drinking glasses are just a few of my favorites at this fun spot.

4. From Starburst Studio via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Monster Mash Budget Bash – After seeing this party I cannot imagine any monster party without these darling monster chairs! You’ll also see an eyeball chandelier and table decorating monsters made from dollar store sponges!

where the wild things are boy's birthday party
5. From Nikki Berry via The Party Wagon: Where the Wild Things Are – Great set-up! I love the woodland scene and the birthday cake looks wonderful inside and out.

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6. From Nounces via Celebrations at Home:  Little Monster Birthday Party – The coloring wall of monster characters is a brilliant idea! See especially cute favor ideas here, too.

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7. From Karo’s Funland via Mimi’s Dollhouse: Daniel’s Monster Party – Even the rock candy and marshmallows have eyes for you at this party! Of course you’ll see zaps of color and pick up terrific monster ideas here.

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8. From Party Plan It Designs via The Party Wagon: Monsters – Black and white polka dots really make the bright monster colors pop! Take a look at this stylish celebration.

9. From The Side Stuff via Spaceships and Laser Beams: A Colorful Monster Party – Hanging paper party balls, stripes and of course, monsters, make up a fun play environment. Find activity ideas for the younger crowd, too.

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10. From Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line via Bird’s Party: Little Monster – Color blocking on this monstrous party table is so effective! Love the party hat-wearing monster on top of the cake; the pedestal is awesome, too. Yarn-wrapped frames starring little monsters are cute.

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11. From Angy Design via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Silly Monster 1st Birthday – Bright orange, blue, green and yellow were used to arrest attention and delight small guests. Monsters on the cakes, decorations and handmade favors were too silly to scare!

12. From Bridgey Widgey via Mimi’s Dollhouse: Monster Party — The Furry Foto booth has to be one of the best I’ve seen. Favor cones are especially celebratory and of course the colorful energy is great.

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13. From Autumn Lynn’s Chocolate Sins via Kara’s Party Ideas: A Monster 2nd Birthday Party – Four foot tall monsters would certainly thrill short little kids! Color AND texture were used to create this party environment.

monsters university birthday party ideas
14. From Danielle via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Monsters University Birthday – Clever details and cheery color build on the fun characters from the Disney world of Monsters University. This party loving mom really wows us!

15. From Kate Bogot Photography: Ben’s Birthday Party – This party gets my Best Monster Party Hat award! Great cake, too; a twin paper mache version stands out on the guest table.

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16. From RV Parties via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Not So Scary Monster Birthday – All of the monsters are smiling at this party…and there are a lot of ‘em! Place settings, serving dishes and photo props all have funny little monster adornments.

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17. From Owlie Powlie via Kara’s Party Ideas: Colorful Monster Party — Just imagine a room full of kidlets wearing these eyeball hats-HA! See lots of friendly little monsters wearing their best party colors.

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18. From Shindig Diva via Pizzazzerie: The Birthday Monster – A watermelon monster, wrapped mummy hot dogs and an awesome orange monster cake fill up a fun party table.

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19. From I Heart Parties via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Monster Boy Bash on a Budget – Purple and orange are the starring colors at this delightful party. A purple and green layered cake with orange marshmallow pops on top is especially fun.

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20. From Infiniti Foto via Home Confetti: Colorful Monster Party – See another really cute cake here. I really liked the “monster factory” idea for a craft station, too.

21. From Acuarela via Kara’s Party Ideas: Monster Themed Birthday Party – Even the table has become a monster at this delightful celebration! I love the collection of containers at the beverage station. All the party monsters seem to be cheering for a happy time!

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22. From Ever After Event & Floral Design via Pretty My Party: Colorful Monster 1st Birthday – Chevron and stripes work well with bright pops of solid colors. The photo display beautifully utilized the play environment at this sweet party.

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23. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Monster Themed Boy’s Birthday – Our Monster Fest Collection is used in yet another way; I particularly like the way the framed monsters look like a family gallery behind the dessert table! A fun cake and raspberry and orange fruit monsters add a lot to the table, too.

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24. From Stationery Scoop: 3rd Birthday Monster Party — The aqua, yellow and brown décor is a departure from the usual party brights. Great cake!

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25. From Setting the Mood via Pretty My Party: Monster Bash – Subtract the Halloween elements and you still have a great monster bash. Dimensional monsters add an interesting element. Watch out for the fur covered guest table—there are monsters over there!

tickle monster boy's 2nd birthday party
26. From Charming Touch Parties via Kara’s Party Ideas: Tickle Monster 2nd Birthday Party – A sweet book and a delightful party theme – doesn’t it make you giggle just to think of the tickles?

27. From J at Your Service via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Monstrous 2nd Birthday — Here’s another colorful, imaginative birthday celebration full of festive details and it is not really scary at all!

28. From Tres Martinez via Creative Party Place: Monster Party – I love the funny cake with eye stalks!

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29. From Amy Griffin via Project Nursery: Monster 1st Birthday – A welcoming committee of monsters is a super idea.  Kleenex box monsters cum cutlery work for me…and the cake is awesome!

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30. From Paper Candy via Amy Atlas: Monster Dessert Table – Blue, green and purple decorate the party monsters here. Especially noteworthy is the cake feature.

31. From Simply Creative Insanity via Celebrations at Home: Monster Mash Party – Using an eyeball ring as a napkin holder is a new idea! Using scrapbook paper for placemats gives guest place settings an extra dose of color.

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32. From Morkiraz via Project Nursery: Aren’s 1st Birthday – An amusing veggie display and monster sandwiches caught my attention immediately. Blue and green monsters somehow seem more…civilized!

33. From Kitchen Doughdough via Creative Party Place: Where the Wild Things Are 1st Birthday Party – Even the little birthday boy gets dressed as King of the Wild Things at this party!

boy's monster birthday party idea
34. From  Malu Locacao Para Festas via Kara’s Party Ideas: Monster Party – Here’s a monster of a monster party! This one is also done in color blocking and it is filled with colorful candies, little monsters and details to excite your imagination.

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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.