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10 Boy Birthday Party Ideas We Love

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Loved little boys deserve to be celebrated and you’re just the mom to do it!  Check our weekly round-up of favorite boy birthday parties from around the neighborhood; you’ll find all kinds of creative theme ideas for birthday party cake and decorations. This week you’ll be inspired by Legos, hot air balloons, Dr. Seuss, race cars, buttons, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, pirates, dragons, Mario Kart and a construction theme. Oh—and don’t forget to check out the Halloween party ideas too.

Boy Birthday Party Ideas

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Boy's Lego Themed Birthday Party

1. From Chakoda Designs via Kara’s Party Ideas: Boy’s LEGO Themed Birthday Party – Since Legos are now the best-selling kids’ toy, it is no surprise that boys love the Lego theme for a birthday party. This version has LOTS of Lego figures and terrific color block cakes plus awesome play areas.

Boy's Up Up and Away Hot Air Balloon Birthday Party

2. From Simply Lace Photography via Hostess With the Mostess:  Up, Up and Away Boy’s 1st Hot Air Balloon Birthday Party – This party had me at the suspended hot air balloon dessert table backdrop! The outdoor venue is inviting but the sweet dessert table draws you in like a magnet.

Dr. Seuss Boy's Birthday Party

3. From Frog Prince Paperie: Dr. Seuss Inspired Birthday Party – See all the zany decorations you might wish for at this party full of color, stripes and dots. The bonus is that the décor and food choices are all book inspired, too.

Boy's Race Car Themed Birthday Party

4. From Qfavors via Creative Party Place: Boy’s Race Car Themed Birthday Party – I really like the colorful birthday cake and the black and white balloon backdrop looks really good with it. Notice the energizing guest table, too.

Boys' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Birthday Party

5. From Danielle E. via Catch My Party: Boys’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Birthday Party – The turtles return with two cakes and lots of treats to celebrate the birthday of two boys. Everyone is meeting at the Secret Sewer Hangout…be there!

Boy's Cute-as-a-Button Baby Shower

6. From Kate Aspen via Pizzazzerie: Cute as a Button Boy Baby Shower – Oh I know this isn’t a boy’s birthday party…but it’s kinda a pre-birthday party and oh-so-cute…so here it is! There are many lovely ideas to be seen here for a gracious gathering.


Boy's How to Train Your Dragon Birthday Party

7. From Frog Prince Paperie via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Movie Inspired How to Train Your Dragon Birthday Party – Innovative, colorful and downright fun is how I’d describe this charmer! Dressing up like a Viking is a newer idea for little guys used to superhero everything.

Boy's Construction Themed Birthday Party

8. From Table Top Treats via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Construction Themed Birthday Party – Party Planner and mom, Juli, proves that you CAN build an adorable birthday party even in the midst of a real construction zone!

Boy's Mario Kart Birthday Party

9. From MudPie Parties via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Mario Kart Birthday Party – This celebration invited kids to enter a life-sized Mario race. A super dessert table kept them energized for the game.

Boy's Blue Pirate Birthday Party Ideas

10. From Jes Parker Events and Celebrations via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Blue Pirate Birthday Party – This engaging celebration not only looked fresh in black and blue, it was filled with a stylish dessert table and fun activities.

SOMETHING EXTRA: Are you thinking ahead to Halloween yet?

Boy's Halloween Party Ideas

From Sugar Sweet via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Halloween Dessert Table Ideas – Whether you are hosting a small scary movie get-together or a full-fledged monster mash, you’ll see ideas to scare his socks off here!


  • HAND SHADOWS :: Here’s a helpful visual showing hand positions for 15 different shadow animals…now that’s important to know!
  • EASY LEAF WREATH :: When the leaves put on their autumn shades, take a nature walk, collect the colors and let the kids make this simple-to-do project.
  • CAMPFIRE ROASTED CINNAMON ROLLS :: It’s campfire season. That usually means roasting s’mores but here’s an even easier taste treat to roast over the embers.


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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.