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26 Circus Birthday Parties

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Have you gotten lots of party ideas this week? Well, are you ready to plan a circus themed birthday party yet? Every age responds to the color and festivities at the circus.

Today we have a boy’s circus birthday party round-up that will spark your imagination for sure! Awesome dessert tables, cakes, decorations, entertainment; it’s almost as good as going to a real circus!

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1. Vintage 1st Birthday Party

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

With only two days to make this party happen–I did it! You can do it too, using our Vintage Circus Collection and grocery store ready-mades.

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2. Vintage Circus Party

From Quilted Polka Dot via Kara’s Party Ideas

This vintage circus set-up is charming! The vintage style circus tags that are used in the banner and pennant are delightful; the chevrom and the strongman rock!

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3. Monster Circus Party

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

Looking for a variation on the circus theme? How about a Monster Circus Party?! It’s filled with fun color and funky little monsters and there’s room for lots of imaginative touches.

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4. Circus Birthday Party

From The Sweet Society via Amy Atlas

Remember the real estate adage: location, location, location? It can apply to party venues, too. Look at what a difference the old fashioned machinery made at this already cool party.

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5. Carnival Party

From Eve Greendale Photography via Kara’s Party Ideas

This party is over the top! Glean ideas from the guest table set-up, notice the awesome cakes, marvel at the entertainment and activities.

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6. Saleh’s Birthday

From Q Favors via Catch My Party

See clowns and more clowns, including on a darling clown cake. The kids’ chairs are decorated with bows, ties and clown masks. There’s a comical trapeze artist suspended from the ceiling in this huge room that’s jam-packed with circus carnival embellishments.

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7. Delightful Circus

From Simply Sienna via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Cheerful colors, giant balloons, fun tassels and delightful details abound in this celebration.

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8. Big Top Circus

From Bird’s Party Blog

This was a birthday party for Bird’s own kids. Classic, colorful decorations, fun food, cool activities…this party had it all!

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9. Circus Dessert Table

From KLM Events via The Party Wagon

There is a very appealing sweetness to this presentation. The colors are fresh against the white and the desserts look like pieces of art.

10. 1st Birthday Circus

From GreyGrey Designs

Right from the front door you know this will be a blast. Inside the living room there’s a circus tent and a side show. Fun!

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11. Vintage Circus

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

For an intimate New Year’s Eve celebration with a few friends, I decided our Vintage Circus printable collection would be the perfect theme. See my ideas for a food buffet and dessert table that could work for many special occasions.

12. Backyard Circus

From Brenda via Catch My Party

Thoughtful planning, careful shopping, a little DIY and a lot of terrific results equal one awesome backyard circus.

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13. Circus Spectacular

From Partylicious

Awesome balloon sculptures add dimension and wonder; bright stripes of color really pop. A delightful cake and so many details make this a party to see.

14. Circus Extravaganza

From Chakoda Design

Fabulous backdrops, a great collection of life-size (plus) animals, vintage toys and musical instruments plus a marvelous cake make this a party to remember.

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15. Carnival Themed Dessert Table

From Buckets of Grace via Spaceships and Laser Beams

I love this party set-up! Polka dots and stripes in red, white and light aqua-blue were used to great advantage. There are so many fun details on the table!

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16. Colorful Circus

From The Well Heeled Hostess via Amy Atlas

There’s a lot of color in this gem but with all the white, there’s somehow a lot of freshness, too.

17. Circus Party

From Mae Armstrong Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Aqua and orange are partnered for a fresh take on circus brights. You’ll be amazed at all of the DIY ideas Mae accomplished.

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18. Circus Birthday Party

From Claudia R. via Catch My Party

There are so many aspects of this party to note! Here are just a few: upside down (plastic) clown hats used for serving food, pennants that circle guest tables, ribbon topiaries, wonderful circus cutouts and a cake that includes the entire cast of the circus show!

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19. Circus Dream

From Ali Wood Photography via The TomKat Studio

A decorative hat box cake arrangement makes a wonderful table centerpiece at a delightful party filled with mini animal train cages and many innovative touches. Ever thought about inviting a monkey to your party? This family did it!

20. From Patricia Swolensky via Hostess With the Mostess: D.J.’s Circus – Clowns on stilts, clowns juggling, balloon sculptures, treats and design details galore!

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21. Vintage Circus Party

From Deliciously Darling Events via Spaceships and Laser Beams

This cool customer used our printables and team them with Madagascar characters. The result is a unique character party that doesn’t break copyright laws and looks amazing!

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22. Circus Party

From Brunna Scisinio via Kara’s Party Ideas 

A roomFULL of circus ideas includes bountiful tables of treats, lively color, darling circus character figures, wonderful cupcake toppers and and and! Also notice the fun clown shoes.

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23. Carnival Fun Party

From Petit Delights via Anders Ruff

Here’s another party with tons of things to look at! One of my favorite features is the welcoming troop of balloon clowns.

24. Circus Party Ideas

From Laura’s Little Party via Catch My Party

Green chevron, blue and white circle medallions, yellow birthday hats and polka-dot balloons are just a few of the merry decorations.

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25. Boy’s 1st Circus

From Tania via Spaceships and Laser Beams 

The ribbon tent constructed over the food buffet sets the light-hearted tone for this darling celebration full of bright color and fun.

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26. Fun Circus Birthday

From LeeLaaLoo via Hostess With the Mostess

If you’d like a guide for how to arrange a dessert table symmetrically, you’ll see it here.

Plan your own circus birthday with these great ideas gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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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.