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10 Birthday Parties for Boys

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Some boy birthday party theme ideas are so popular that you see them often but the unique way a party is constructed still brings freshness to a celebration. Enjoy seeing these wonderful decoration suggestions, start planning the cake design and make your own party and dessert table into a satisfying “wow”. This week includes milk and cookies, disco Batman, a county fair and an outdoor adventure, pirates, cowboys and world travelers, a trip to London, a fox and a bunch of shenanigans!

10 Birthday Party Ideas for Boys

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Milk & Cookies Boy's First Birthday

1. From It’s a Cake Thing by Jhoanee via The Little Big Company: Milk and Cookies 1st Birthday – Although you’re likely to have heard of this theme before, bet you haven’t seen it done like this!  How adorable is Jhoanee’s cake?! The clever display sets the tone for a sure-to-be fun event.

Boy's Pirate Birthday Party

2. From A Styled Fete via Hostess With the Mostess: Pirate Birthday Party – What a stylish pirate themed party—and not a skull in sight! A neutral color palette of gold and navy, with hints of green and iconic touches like treasure chests for each guest plus fun activities make this party stand out. Notice the especially nice treasure map table runner.

boy's outdoor adventure birthday party

3. From Maria Serafina via Kara’s Party Ideas: Outdoor Adventure Party – A dessert table covering that looked like a tent was the first clue this party was something special! Treats and tents are just the start of the good times.

batman disco boy's birthday party

4. From Marita S. via Catch My Party: Batman Disco Birthday – Ever heard of a Disco Batman? Me neither—but what a crazy fun idea! No licensed characters are in sight but the birthday boy gets to be his own version of a superhero.

boy's vintage country fair birthday party

5. From Mindy via Pizzazzerie: Vintage Country Fair – Summer happy colors grab the attention here and the food displays are wonderful! Age appropriate activities like a “hay ride” in a little red wagon and a “ducky match” with colors on the bottoms of floating rubber ducks are perfect.


boy's cowboy themed baby shower

6. From Sheryl Bjorn Photography via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Cowboy Baby Shower – A new cowboy is coming to town and this is just the sweetest way to celebrate his arrival! Bandanas, burlap, paisley and straw bales are artfully arranged for the welcome party. This would also make a fun first birthday party celebration!

world traveler boy baby shower

7. From Maria Healey Photography via Spaceships and Laser Beams: World Traveler Baby Shower – Lovely colors representing sunshine and coastal waters were used to create a delightful celebration for a new mama-to-be.

toddler boy birthday party

8. From Soiree Event Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Shenanigans 2nd Birthday Party – Is your two-year-old an energetic mischief maker? You might find your next favorite party theme right here!

london calling boy's first birthday party

9. From Fairy Floss Party and Favors via Spaceships and Laser Beams: London Calling 1st Birthday – If your little one is a prince of a guy, you might want to take him to London to visit the queen…or create a bit of London right at home. This is a great party, full of colorful decorating ideas.

what does the fox say boy's birthday party

10. From Printable Parties to Go via Spaceships and Laser Beams: What Does the Fox Say? – Fans of the Fox will love this dear party filled with a winsome fox image and lots of stylish, friendly decorations. Feather’s party is full of foxy ideas!


  • PAPIER MACHE GLOBE :: I’m a sucker for Mache projects! This idea is great because it’s an art project and a geography lesson all in one.
  • WATER COLOR PAINT :: Find all sorts of paint recipes for the kids’ arts and crafts projects; you should even save some money so you can buy more paper!
  • 10 DRAWING GAMES :: Want to go a step further than the coloring book? Here are ideas to get the kids moving their pencils.

What’s your favorite boy’s birthday party this week? 

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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.