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10 Birthday Parties Thrown for Boys

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How many ways can you put together a party for boys on their birthdays? Here are ten more themes full of decoration ideas, inviting dessert tables and fun things to do. This week’s collection includes football and rockets, ABCs and baking, cows, owls, bugs, and a barnyard, plus Pocoyo and a birthday bash full of smiles. Ready to party? You’ve come to the right place!

Birthday Parties for Boys

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Boy's Rocket Themed Dessert Table

1. Kate Landers Events via Anders Ruff — Vintage Rocket Birthday Party :: When you want to give your son the moon and stars, this theme might be for you. Soft as starlight at dusk, the lovely color palette and classic detailing delight!

Boy's 2nd Birthday Party Theme Ideas

2. Live the Fancy Life via Style Me Pretty — Boy’s Book-Based Birthday Party :: Favorite anythings make a good party theme. This celebration was based on the birthday boy’s favorite book about…a cow. I’ve never seen a more handsome party about a cow. That’s no bull.

Boy's Pocoyo Themed Birtday Party

3. Serendipity Do via Hostess With the Mostess — Pocoyo in the (backyard) Park Party :: You want sunshine, rainbows and lots of color?  Here you go! This celebration features balloons, two dessert tables and fun activities for the kids.

Boy's Owl Themed First Birthday Party Idea

4. Eventos Romina via Catch My Party — Boy’s Little Owl Themed Birthday :: Shades of blue and a mix of cute desserts and décor make this one sweet party. The birthday cake is adorable.

Boy's Bug & Insect Themed Birthday Party

5. Events by Taryn via Kara’s Party Ideas — Boy’s Bug + Insect Themed Birthday Party :: Eeew—creepy bugs—boys love this idea! I love the colorful tablescapes, treats like the “tree pops” and birthday cake, and the fun find-a-spider game.

Boy's Football Themed Birthday Party

6. Amy’s Party Ideas — Football Themed Party :: This set-up isn’t a birthday party, but it could be. Any guy who loves football would appreciate the theme. Any mom who loves simple, good-looking décor ideas would appreciate the nod to vintage style that Amy pulled together.


Baking Themed Birthday Party Ideas

7. Simply Perfect Events via Spaceships and Laser Beams — Boy’s Baking Themed Third Birthday :: What three-year-old isn’t as cute as a cupcake? Makes a perfect birthday party theme, especially when the event details are as cool as this one! Check out “the best in the town” buffet and terrific themed activities.

Rustic Barnyard Themed Birthday Party

8. Sugar Coated Candy Dessert Buffets via Spaceships and Laser Beams — Boy’s Rustic Barnyard First Birthday Party :: Would your little birthday guy enjoy seeing animals down on the farm? He can, at a delightful party like this, even without actually leaving home.

ABC Themed First Birthday Party

9. May Details via Spaceships and Laser Beams — ABC Themed First Birthday :: Want to hear guests sing your praises? The classic childhood ABC song will have them humming! Fun colors and personalized silhouettes are a great place to start.

Smile Themed First Birthday Party for a Boy

10. Average Meets Amazing via Spaceships and Laser Beams — Miles of Smiles First Birthday Party :: This sweet theme encourages you to make your own sunshine, with the birthday boy in the center. Cheery yellow and aqua pop against a white background—with smiles all ‘round!


  • TAPE MEASURE DIARY :: OK, this guy used a tape measure as a diary (cool!) but it would be awesome to use for a birthday tradition of measuring heights and making note of special moments of the day.
  • PARIS IN YOUR POCKET :: What a great idea! The free printable makes it easy to carry mini buildings and people in an empty mint tin. Switch it up w/your own miniature images for any theme and pull it out when kids need a diversion.
  • DIY LONG AND SKINNY CANDLES :: Want to make your own special birthday candles? Victoria makes it sound easy.

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Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, 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.