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10 Fun Party Themes for Boys We Love

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There’s a sliver of summer left; are you still in party mode? The themes at these boys; birthday parties will spark your imagination! Pin away so you don’t forget the great decoration and dessert table ideas. This week enjoy awesome beach, water, and nautical themed parties; a science class; active gatherings for baseball, bowling and camping; critters like bugs, dinosaurs and Peter Rabbit; and a Ghostbusters party chases away the doldrums!

Fun Birthday Party Themes for Boys

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Peter Rabbit Boy's First Birthday Party

1. From Alex Michelle via Style Me Pretty Living: Peter Rabbit Inspired 1st Birthday Party – Don’t you love the cake?! This is a charming first birthday celebration, filled with beautiful table centerpieces and charming details. The outdoor venue is amazing.

Boy's Birthday Bowling Bash

2. From Polka Dot Pinwheel Parties via Catch My Party: Boy’s Birthday Bowling Bash – Red, black and white polka-dots and stripes dress up a birthday buffet right at the bowling alley. The paper plate bowling ball backdrop is terrific!

Boy's Bug Birthday Party

3. From Kerr Kreations via Bird’s Party: Boy’s Bug Birthday Party – Celebrating this theme is so much better than encountering the real deal! The bugs that populated this party are colorful and cute and guaranteed not to bite.

Teo's Dinosaur Birthday Party

4. From Lu Kamihara Eventos via Kara’s Party Ideas: Teo’s Dinosaur Birthday Party – You think dinosaurs are extinct? No—they live on in the party world! This rendition stars cute and colorful beasts and they’re not scary at all!

Camp Sunshine Birthday Party

5. From Sunshine Shabby via The Creative Party Place: Camp Sunshine Birthday Party – Whether you opt to use these ideas for a birthday party or simply as a way to celebrate friends, Camp Sunshine sounds like a fun place to be!

All American Baseball Birthday Party

6. From Paper and Cake via Hostess With the Mostess: All American Baseball Birthday Party – Vintage style and everything baseball, including a game, make this party a home run.


OK! I know there are more parties than usual, but they’re ALL delightful!  There are four that feature water themes so I’ll begin with the most recent posts:

Beach Birthday Party

7. From Andelle Schenach Photography via Spaceships and Laser Beams:  Beach Birthday Party — Even if you didn’t go away on vacation this year, looking at these pictures transports you to an oasis of calm beauty.  This place of respite was created for a joint brother/sister party—exquisite!

Eli's Nautical Themed Birthday Party

8. From Shalynne Imaging via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Eli’s Nautical Themed 2nd Birthday Party – This party setting is gorgeous—I could live in this room! Vintage props and wonderful themed desserts set the stage for a lovely birthday celebration.

A Boy's Yellow Submarine Birthday Party

9. From Where the Green Grass Grows Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams: A Boy’s Yellow Submarine Birthday Party – Make a splash with a terrific pool party. You’ll want to dive into Andrea’s collection of ideas for hosting a fun and colorful birthday that keeps everyone happily celebrating.

Boy's Sandcastle Building Birthday Party

10. From Painted and Sprinkled via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Sandcastle Building Birthday Party – This amazing party will inspire you! Happy colors and delightful details are combined for an awesome summer gathering that will surely be a childhood highlight in the birthday boy’s memory.

Boy's Vitnage Train Birthday Party

11. From Keren Precel Events via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage Train Themed Boy Birthday Party – Take a train from yesterday all the way into tomorrow at this lovely celebration. Classic graphics, an awesome menu and party fun are combined to produce a great party.

Boy's Ghostbusters Themed Birthday Party

12. From Quaintly Garcia via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Ghostbusters Themed Birthday Party – Who you gonna call when you want birthday fun? Fans of this movie will think the green slime and Stay Puft Marshmallow Man are pretty cool.

Science Themed Boy's Birthday Party

13. From Oleander and Palm via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Science Themed Boy’s Birthday Party – Want your guy to go to the head of his class? Inspire him with the idea that school IS cool with terrific party ideas like the ones at this science “class”.


  • SHAVING CREAM PAINT :: This looks like a fun activity any season!
  • COOL FORTS :: Here are a few visual ideas for the kinds of forts kids can build with sheets, pillows, etc. I remember building forts; the process was as much fun as playing in them.
  • CARD GAMES :: Actually, 40 card games that kids can play. Now that is a useful list!

Get more inspiration with these 10 Great Birthday Parties for Boys.

10 Great Birthday Party Themes for Boys

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.