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10 Party Themes for Boys We Love

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Are you making the most of summer? I hope you’re having wonderful times. Sunshine and good weather make it even easier to invite family and friends over to celebrate happy birthdays, so take advantage of the blue skies. Set up an outdoor dessert buffet, light the candles on the birthday cake and sing real loud! But first—check out theme inspiration ideas in these super parties from around the neighborhood this week: modern camping; beach fun; Legos; police; Angry Birds; construction; ninjas; world traveler; Toy Story cowboys; and a first garden.

10 Boy Birthday Party Themes We Love

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Boy's Surfer Boy Beach Birthday

1. From Invento Vesta via Hostess With the Mostess: Surfer Boy Beach Birthday Party – Summer brights paired with black and white chevron capture attention right away; interesting details will keep you looking. In addition to a great cake, watch for smile-inducing cupcakes, a fondant sand castle, and octopus and shark fin topped candies.

Boy's Modern Camping Birthday Party
2. From Jo Studio via The Little Big Company: Boy’s Modern Camping Birthday Party – A rustic theme and contemporary detailing create a visual treat; there’s much more to see that doesn’t show in this initial shot. Notice the dapper deer with a bowtie, top hat and spectacles!

Boy's Lego Themed Birthday Party
3. From Partyummy via Creative Party Place: Boy’s Lego Themed Birthday Party – How awesome are those human-sized Lego heads?! Clever invitations and themed shaped desserts are great but the cake takes the cake. The number 4 that is “built” with Legos is super!

Boy's Construction Themed Birthday Party

4. From May Details via Kara’s Party Ideas: Boy’s Construction Themed Birthday Party – This rendition of a boy-favorite theme is charming. Notice the “caution tape” around the birthday guy’s name. There is excellent use of the space with the balloons tying the wall décor and dessert table together.

Mauricio's Lego Police Birthday Party
5. From Partylicious: Mauricio’s Lego Police Birthday Party – Here’s a novel combo theme that is sure to be popular! Carol continues to impress with color and imagination. Invitations, favors and the kids’ table all perfectly coordinate with the great dessert table.

Boy's Angry Birdday Party
6. From Postreadiccion via Hostess With the Mostess: A Boy’s Angry Birdday – All sorts of the colorful iconic characters make an appearance here, but my favorite is the comical collection of pig cookies. Cute cake pops and cupcakes stand in for birthday cake.


Boy's World Traveler First Birthday Party

7. From Maria Healey Photography via Spaceships and Laser Beams:  Boy’s World Traveler First Birthday – Where would you go if you had a passport to anywhere and anything in the world? The darling décor at this celebration establishes the sky is the limit!

Toy Story Inspired Joint Birthday Party
8. From Memories are Sweet via Spaceships and Laser Beams: A Toy Story Inspired Joint Birthday Celebration – Yee-haw this is a sweet party! Woody and Jessie give this party friendly cowboy flair in the most stylish way.

Garden Themed Boy's 1st Birthday Party Ideas
9. From Festa Com Gosto via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Garden Themed First Birthday Party – Have you heard the quote, “Life began in a garden”? The party began there, too! Saturated colors in a beautiful outdoor venue set the tone for a marvelous first birthday celebration. Charming details invite lingering.

Boy's American Ninja Birthday Party
10. From Swish Printables via Spaceships and Laser Beams: American Ninja Warrior Birthday Party – Bright red pairs well with the attractive black and white graphics in this boy’s birthday party. It not only looks good; there are fun activities to engage energetic warriors.


  • RAINBOW FISH :: Here’s an easy project for kidlets that seems just right for summer.
  • WATER GAMES :: These simple game ideas were new to me; looks like kids would have fun.
  • CARDBOARD ART :: There’s almost always free cardboard around. Here are several art options to inspire creativity.


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.