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13 Fun Party Ideas for Boys

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School is almost finished for the year, another reason to celebrate! Along with end-of-school year parties, Father’s Day celebrations and graduations, there are still LOTS of birthdays coming up. Need a fresh idea? How about a meatball party? Or travel under the sea, chase dinosaurs and alligators, paint a masterpiece, read a book, eat a pizza, play football with a superhero or go golfing. It’s going to be a GREAT summer!

Fun Party Ideas for Boys

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cloudy with a chance of meatballs boy's birthday party
1. From Hello My Sweet: Cloudy, With a Chance of Meatballs – This fun book and movie is now a party! Heather and Jason’s parties are always filled with creative ideas. The dessert table for this one is amazing!

under the sea boy's birthday party
2. From Lacose Acucar via Kara’s Party Ideas: Under the Sea – Here is an interesting party mix: it is gorgeously styled AND it has touches of whimsy. The cake pops are amazing, the crab candy amuses and the entire setting is lovely.

dinosaur birthday party for boys
3. From BellaGrey Designs: Dinosaur Birthday Party – Roar like a dinosaur at these great party ideas!  Orange, lime and grey show off treats like dino skeleton cookies and an erupting volcano cake fun!

paint birthday party
4. From Minnie Sweets Creations via The Little Big Company: Paint Party – Fluorescent colors are a great guy thing and I love the idea of encouraging the arts. The dessert table is a nice combo of desserts and art supplies.  Note the giant crayon-shaped cookies.

rainbow paint themed birthday party
5. From Fresh Mommy Blog via Hostess With the Mostess: Paint Party – Yes, I found two parties with the same theme but different colors, different feel both wonderful! I really like the bright lanterns and aprons as part of the décor.

tiffany's themed christening party for a boy
6. From Beverley D’Cruz via Project Nursery: Tiffany Themed Christening – A darling cake, fresh colors and a lovely buffet are worth daydreaming about.


Oh, I know these add up to more than ten parties this week, but they’re all great ideas…so you’re getting a bonus!

preppy alligator boy's birthday party

7. From Creative Designs by Toni via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Preppy Gator 6th Birthday – What a fun theme for a backyard bash! What kid hasn’t pretended the ‘gators were coming after him?

go dog go book birthday party for boys
8. From Dolled Up Design via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Go, Dog, Go! Birthday Party – Chantelle’s party ideas are delightful! The oversized “book” on the mantel, the tree cupcake stand, clever food choices…one sweet party!

super hero boy's birthday party
9. From Diapered Daze and Knights via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Superhero Birthday – Superheroes are a popular and often seen party idea.  What I especially enjoyed about Heather’s version is the inclusion of non-violent party activities.

pizza birthday party for boys
10. From Anders Ruff via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Pizzeria Birthday Party – What boy doesn’t love pizza? The stylish details of this birthday celebration would work for ANY age—it’s that well-put together—and it’s fun, too.

preppy golf themed boy's birthday party
11. From Chickabug and Living Out Loud via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Golf Themed 6th Birthday Party — Since golf is a popular sport, I’m surprised we don’t see more of this party theme. Danielle did a wonderful job with all aspects from decorating to activities.

seahawk boy's football birthday party
12. From 4 Kids Cakes via Spaceships and Laser Beams: 12th Man Football Party – Christina knows how to bake a cake and throw a party! See lots of ideas in this very masculine celebration.

twins christening party
13. From Nicole Maier via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Twin Boys’ Christening Celebration – This isn’t a birthday party of course, but what a lovely celebration! Although you generally wouldn’t think of lace decorating a boy-themed party, with the blue and Teddy bears, it works beautifully!



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.