10 Popular Boy Birthday Party Themes

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Everyone likes to know they matter and a boy’s birthday party is one way to communicate that message to a little guy. Whether you opt for mile-high birthday cake or a pedestal of cupcakes on the dessert table, make his day special with a fun theme and decorations that set the day apart. This week, be inspired with party ideas in our round-up that include pirates, Avenger super heroes, the circus, “Planes” and airplanes that travel ‘round the world, Noah’s Ark, Toy Story, a Halloween party and a collection of fall party-time crafts.

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Boy's Pirate Themed Birthday Party

1. From PJ by Design via The Little Big Company: Boy’s Pirate Themed Birthday Party – An especially cute dimensional invitation calls all mates to the celebration but with the “Beware” banner fronting the party dessert table, only the bravest pirates will dare to fill up their plates! An exceptional cake and delicious looking desserts would tempt and embolden guests.

Boy's Avengers Themed Birthday Party

2. From Petit Post via Creative Party Place: Boy’s Avengers Themed Birthday Party – Birthday boys and super heroes make for an awesome celebration! This party had a terrific cake and a very interesting dessert table display.

Vintage Traveling Circus Boy's Birthday Party

3. From Party Project via Kara’s Party Ideas: Vintage Traveling Circus Boy’s Birthday Party – A Big Top dessert table is arranged with a fabulous cake, Ferris wheel cupcake holders, vintage coke bottles, and many details to delight a birthday boy and his guests.

Halloween Party Dessert Table

4. From Laura’s Little Party via Hostess With the Mostess: Halloween Party Dessert Table – This monster mash is a stylish pairing of black and white chevron, stripes, and polka dots with traditional orange as well as not-so-traditional lime green. The monsters and google eyes are more fun than scary—nice combo for a younger boy’s Halloween party.

Boy's 1st Airplane Themed Birthday Party

5. From Dainty Dahlias via Kara’s Party Ideas: Boy’s 1st Airplane Themed Birthday Party – Pennant banners, circle garlands, and pinwheels set the scene for cute paper airplanes at this first “Time Flies” birthday party.

Boy's Party Around the World

6. From NY Giftworks Online Party Shop via Creative Party Place: Boy’s Party Around the World – This party looks amazing! The party venue was huge and each table that filled the room featured icons from cities and countries around the globe.


Disney Planes Birthday Party for Boys

7. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Sam’s Disney “Planes” Themed Birthday Party – I paired pieces from our Vintage Plane Collection with Disney “Planes” characters to please my son—it worked!

Boy's Toy Story Birthday Party

8. From Michelle’s Party Plan-It via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Toy Story Themed Birthday Party – Whether you travel to infinity or beyond, you’re not likely to find a cuter Toy Story birthday party! Michelle arranges all sorts of the colorful characters, decorations and desserts for an awesome character themed party.

Boy's Noah Ark Birthday Party

9. From Party My Way via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Noah’s Ark Party – Heather’s animal themed ideas for food and decorative clay pot critters are especially winsome. Her suggestions would also work for woodland, safari and farm themes, too.

14 fall party craft ideas for kids boys will like

10. Party Craft Ideas for Kids via Spaceships and Laser Beams: 14 Ideas Boys Will Like – Need something fun for the kids to do? Whether you want to have fun with your kids or you’re hosting a party, you’re sure to find inspiration in this round-up that features paper bag scarecrows, pony bead pumpkins, woodland creature masks, a sunflower card and several colorful leaf ideas.


  • CARDBOARD CASTLE :: I love it when a simple craft idea looks this cute and yields fun playtime, too.
  • DIY ANIMAL LEAVES :: A few dried leaves and black and white markers are all you’ll need to keep your little artists happy with this sweet project.
  • EASY DECORATIONS :: Easy-to-cut foam makes interesting and colorful silhouettes for party decorations or imaginative play.

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

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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.