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12 Nautical Birthday Party and Baby Shower Ideas

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With the many recent pirate, ocean and nautical themed shows, movies and toys, Nautical themed birthday parties and baby showers are all the rage in party planning. Whether it’s a first birthday party, a baby boy shower, or maybe even a christening or baptism celebration, anchors, whales, fish and sailboats are sure to dress up your event with charm to spare. Below you will find a collection of 12 party ideas with a nautical twist. You will see tons of decoration ideas, links to buy the supplies, and enough sweetness to give you a toothache. With all this info, you will have no problem saying “Ahoy” to your little guy’s party!

1. I love this Vintage Nautical Birthday Party. It was thrown by Courtney for her husband, but included guests of all ages.

2. Sailboat themed nautical party from Dolce Design.

3. Nautical themed birthday party from Sugarbird.

4. Nautical birthday dessert table from Dulce Design.

5.  Nautical themed baptism reception dessert table from Avie and Lulu.

6. Nautical themed birthday party from Simply Sienna.

7. Vintage nautical dessert table from Spaceships and Laser Beams.

8. Nautical teddy bear party from Idea! Event + Style.

9. Nautical first birthday party from Middle Aisle.

10. Nautical boy baby shower from A Blissful Nest.

11. Nautical First Birthday Party for a Boy from Paige Simple.

12. And for a little bonus entry, how about this adorable nautical birthday boy outfit that was styled by Julia of Boys Be Cool.

Plus, check out 11 Baptism and Christening Reception Ideas


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.