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20 Charming Gender Reveal Party Ideas

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Can you keep a secret? If so, gender reveal parties are FUN! This round-up of charming ideas includes entire party set-ups as well as suggestions for the big reveal. Say it with cake, cookies, balloons, silly string, water pistols, piñatas, clocks, cards, eggs or scratch offs. There are so many cool ways to announce a sweet arrival whether you say he/she, rifles/ruffles, ties/tutus, miss/mister, boots/ballet or stashes/lashes!


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1. Ties or Tutus :: Laura’s Little Party – Who says a gender reveal party must be in pink and blue? This one looks gorgeous in yellow and grey—so sweet!
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2. Silly String Gender Reveal :: Front Porch Sittin’ with the Fentons – Here’s a unique way to get everyone involved in the celebrating: each person was given a color-camouflaged can of silly string. What fun!
3. Fabric Backdrop :: Two Twenty One – Pink and blue fabric strips make a lovely backdrop for the dessert table.
4. Piñata :: Creating Really Awesome Free Things – Who says only kids like a party piñata?!
5. Bow Ties or Hair Bows :: Suzie; via Catch My Party – Good sport guests sport their choice by donning a bow tie or hair ribbon.
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6. Team Spirit :: Sadie James Photography – Family and close friends were invited to come to the party dressed according to their guess of the baby’s gender.
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7. Baby Reveal Decorations :: A to Zebra Celebrations – Love this softly sweet party! Using scrapbook paper for the dessert table backdrop is also a sweet idea—and economical.
8. Confetti Balloons :: Gender Reveal – Grab a pin, pop the balloon: surprise!


9. Gender Reveal Cookies :: Montreal Confections via Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle – Dispatch the good news with a bite of something sweet. I’ve seen cakes and cupcakes with interior decorations in pink or blue…now there’s a cookie idea, too!
10. Clock Theme :: Lulu’s via Kara’s Party Ideas – When it’s time to reveal the news, a clock is a unique way to trumpet the announcement.

11. Box of Balloons :: Inspired By This – Let pink or blue balloons telegraph the message sky-high!
12. Scratch It Reveal DIY :: Burlap and Babies – At just the right moment present one of these cards and let each recipient make the discovery.
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13. Interactive Card :: Here’s Looking at Me Kid – Does most of the family live out of town? This interactive card would be a fun way to send the news.
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14. Paint Party :: Macon Photography – Happy parents-in-waiting make great targets for guests with water pistols filled with paint!
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15. Secret Agent 007 :: Tim Duncan Events via Hostess with the Mostess – How about having guests come dressed as secret agents…and having them solve clues for the big reveal?!
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16. Waddle It Be? :: Kate Landers Events via The Party Wagon – Fresh yellow and white and sweet little ducks make wonderful décor at a gender reveal party where guests are asked “waddle it be”.
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17. Gender Reveal Egg Packages :: Style Me Pretty Living – Here’s another revealing suggestion: send prepared eggs in paper shred-filled boxes.
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18. Pink or Blue :: The TomKat Studio for Pottery Barn Kids – Here are some tips and free printables to help you plan a precious gender reveal party.
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19. Science Gender Reveal :: The 1st Hundred – Go check this one out to see how they cleverly announced their secret concoction, including the Big Sister Prototype and The Latest Model.
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20. Countdown :: Indianapoluxe via Hostess with the Mostess – This hip countdown theme ended when the announcement came in a bang of fireworks.

Help plan your own gender reveal party with these great sources gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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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.