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Chances are there is a boy in your house that loves baseball. Whether or not you’re a fan of the game, you can enjoy throwing a baseball themed birthday party. Classic colors, a bit of nostalgia, and a dessert table concession stand full of favorites rank high on everyone’s list.
See all sorts of baseball party ideas that include invitations, decorations, favors, birthday cake, and banners.
Catch suggestions for edible baseballs, too, made from rice krispies, donuts, graham crackers and strawberries. This round-up will have you cheering “batter up” — you’ll have a ball!
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1. Vintage Baseball Party
This take on a baseball party dessert table was created using party printables and décor with a classic flare. Being a mom myself, I am always concerned about the amount of junk food at parties so the concession stand presentation is the perfect compromise. It features the perfect mix of sweet and tasty treats. The shopping list includes popcorn, apple slices, chocolate covered berries, juice boxes, and more.
2. All-American Baseball 1st
From Two Plus Us Via Hostess With the Mostess
Pay homage to America’s favorite pastime with this all-star baseball party right in your backyard. The fun and festive concession stand features sweet and salty treats like kettle corn popcorn, peanuts, and single-serve cotton candy bags. Close family members were outfitted in specially-designed team logo tees and guests received souvenir buttons and vintage-inspired custom baseball cards featuring the birthday boy!
3. Vintage Baseball Party Invitations
From Heart Tree Home
Baseball is considered America’s favorite pastime and it’s also one of the most popular sports around. After all, it’s been around for many, many years. So, it’s no wonder baseball parties are so popular. One great idea when planning your party is to create an invitation to get your guests excited to attend and this vintage baseball invitation, that mimics an old baseball game ticket, will do just the trick.
4. Baseball Donuts
For baseball themed parties or early morning baseball games and practices, these baseball decorated donuts are going to be the team’s new favorite treat. Pre-order plain white icing donuts from Dunkin’ Donuts or a local grocery store a few days before the party. Pick them up early and use red melted chocolate to make them look like baseballs! These are so incredibly easy to make and are sure to be a huge hit.
5. Vintage Baseball Decorations
Take me out to the ball game! This legendary vintage baseball party is full of amazing ideas that really take the party theme to the next level. The dessert table is decorated with a swath of burlap and some vintage looking wooden crates, then garnished with baseball cake pops and chocolate covered Oreo cookies, Twinkies decorated to look like hot dogs, and glass Coca-Cola bottles. I love all of the vintage inspired details in this party.
6. DIY Baseball Plate
This blogger used a ton of super simple DIY crafts to create the perfect baseball themed birthday party for her seven year old son. Instead of using disposable plates for the party, she made her own baseball plates using ceramic plates from the dollar store and baked-on red sharpie marker! These plates are simple to recreate, super inexpensive, and can be used over and over again for all of your party needs.
7. Rice Krispie Baseballs
Hit a homerun with snack time. Whether it’s for team snacks, after practice munchies or just a for the baseball fanatic in your life, these simple rice krispie baseball treats will certaintly score big.
8. Baseball Themed Baby Shower
From Save the Date K & M Party Design Via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Want to hit a homerun with your next baby shower? Keep your eyes on this boys baseball themed baby shower designed for a little all-star to be! There are endless winning details not to be missed, including an incredible dessert table with an unbelievable cake and some fun stadium, decorations. They also dressed up several unlikely spots in their house with homemade baseball wreaths and burlap bunting banners.
9. Vintage Baseball Dessert Table
Better’s up! Shying away from the traditional baseball theme, this mom threw an extra cute curveball with this amazing vintage baseball party for her little slugger’s third birthday. Burlap, houndstooth, and hunter green décor create a beautiful rustic and masculine vibe, while the ballpark inspired sweet treats sound out the bases. My highlights include the mini apple pies, baseball cake pops, “hamburger” cupcakes and “French fry” cookies!
10. Chocolate Graham Cracker Baseballs
Every baseball all-star needs some baseball themed sweet treats at their birthday bash. These chocolate covered graham crackers do just the trick. They are easy and inexpensive to recreate yourself with graham crackers cookies, white chocolate melts, and red chocolate or royal icing. Pipe the red chocolate onto the cookies to look like the stitches on a baseball and you have the ultimate festive dessert.
11. Baseball Cakepops
Complete your dessert table with these cute baseball cake pops. They are made to look like mini baseballs on a stick. But, filled with delicious cake recipes for your guests to enjoy. Wrap each one with a clear bag and tie with a ribbon for guests to take home or display them in a jar filled with peanuts to make your party pop!
12. Baseball on a Budget
From The Nest is Best Via Spaceships and Laser Beams
You would never believe that this decked out, classic baseball themed boy’s birthday party was thrown together on a budget. I love all of the great details of this party, but the commitment to incorporating artificial turf is outstanding. It is reminiscent of the Green Monster at Fenway Park! I also love the budget friendly idea of using gift wrap instead of fabric for a table runner and the thrifty treat table stocked with peanuts, popcorn, and more.
13. Boy’s Vintage Baseball Welcome Sign
From Shoomie Occasions Via Catch My Party
Welcome your guests to the birthday bash in style, with this personalized chalkboard welcome sign. It is the perfect addition to a classic baseball themed party full of vintage flare. With an upcycled chalkboard and a little bit of creativity, you can easily recreate this sign. Display it at the front of the house or main entrance of the party to direct guests to the party field.
14. Brown Bag Invitations
From Confetti Sunshine via Shelterness
These brown paper bag invitations double duty. Not only are they printed from your home computer onto brown paper sacks to use as invitations, but they can also be set up at your party to hold peanuts, popcorn, and of course cracker jacks. Add some decorative twine to the top for a bit of added flair.
15. Baseball Cake
From CK Jackson via Cake Central
Each of the three layers of this impressive fondant cake look even more amazing (and delicious) than the last. The first layer is inspired by a vintage baseball jersey, with three buttons running right down the centre. The second looks like a leather laced baseball glove, and the top looks like a baseball! It’s topped off with the birthday boy’s favorite team baseball cap and the base is decorated to look like the field!
16. Baseball Party Favors
From Rachelle Via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Thank your special party guests by sending them home with a specially curated goody bag loaded up with the best baseball themed treats and toys. Plain white paper bags with personalized thank you labels are filled to the brim with original Cracker Jacks, Baby Ruth chocolate bars, salted peanuts, a soft baseball toy, and more! Your guests will love going through these party favors after they get home.
17. Play Ball Cake
The details on this baseball cake are amazing! The first layer is decorated in red and white fondant stripes with a perfectly crafted personalized baseball displayed front and center. The top layer is complete in navy with a quilted pattern and 3 different sized baseballs. It’s topped off with a baseball cap made from fondant and a pennant banner with the birthday boy’s age.
18. Burlap Baseball Party Banner
From Swanky Burlap
No baseball party is complete without a baseball banner. This burlap baseball banner would be perfect to hang over a dessert or food table and would look great hanging up in the birthday child’s room afterwards.
19. Free Peanuts Bag Label
These adorable “Fresh Roasted Peanuts” printable tags take your salty party snacks to the next level. The adorable tags add a little something extra special to a snack table, and are available as a free download on this blogger’s site! Print them out on label sheets then affix them to plain white paper bags for an easy and fun DIY!
20. Baseball Party Dessert Table
From Mirabelle Creations
This modern baseball party is full of brilliant blues, radiant reds, and wonderful whites and combines the use of both pinestripes and a clover pattern to complete the simplistic feel. There was not only one, but two, 4 layer red and blue “naked” cakes topped with white icing on display. Baseball cookies, matching cupcakes, and cake pops accompanied popcorn, peanuts, and fruit kabobs to complete the dessert table. Guests dined on baseball plates and finished off their sweets with a refreshing Coca-Cola.
21. Baseball Party Ideas
Spring training has already started for the NBA, and that means baseball season will be in full swing soon. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than this boy’s vintage baseball birthday party and dessert table. From peanuts to cracker jacks, this blogger definitely covered every aspect of the game. The dessert table is remarkable, with an astro turf and duct tape foundation resembling a real baseball diamond!
22. Dipped Strawberry Baseballs
From Recipe Girl
For Father’s Day celebrations, birthday parties, or championship game gatherings, these baseball decorated chocolate dipped strawberries are the perfect treat! All you need is a little bit of patience, a steady hand, and just five ingredients. These chocolate dipper strawberries aren’t too difficult to make and are way more affordable than the same bought treats.
23. Baseball Cakes
From 4 Kids Cakes via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Number 58 on our list of the top one hundred cool birthday cakes for boys, this baseball cake is the ultimate addition to any baseball themed bash. Made for a first birthday party, the cake is shaped like the number one and decorated to look like a baseball! Some easily piped heaps of grass add the perfect touch, making it look like the cake is right on the field.
24. Baseball Themed Baby Shower
Baby boy shower ideas that center on a baseball theme are sure to be full of fun. Party decorations like baseballs and baseball bats also become sweet keepsakes for the grown-up baby boy to play with, too! This baby shower played on the colors of the parents-to-be favorite team and all kinds of treats were displayed to match. One of my favorite parts of this display is the chalkboard score keeper, and the score is actually the baby’s due date!
Create your own sports themed birthday party with these great sources gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams.
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- Sport Ball Lollipops
- Team Sports Happy Birthday Party Banner
- Tissue Grass Mats Party Decoration
- Baseball Glove Cupcake Picks
- Baseball Bat Sports Chocolate Candy Mold
- Black Striped Baking Cups
- Referee Cutout Party Accessory
- Baseball Star Party Supplies
- Inflatable Baseballs
- Baseball Party Balloons
- Baseball Concessions Banner
- Baseball Bat Candles
- Baseball Invitations
- Baseball Popcorn Boxes
- Baseball Party Photo Props
- Baseball Kick Balls
- Baseball Face Tattoos
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