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26 Woodland Themed Birthday Party Ideas

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Take a deep breath and say “Ahhh” at these Woodland themed birthday party ideas, decorations and party supplies!

I love walking in the woods — especially in late spring and early summer before the bugs start buzzing! Mossy tree bark, wildflowers, a meandering brook, woodland critters and all that green… what a sight! I love the earthy smell, too. It’s rejuvenating.
Even if we can’t get to the woods today, at least we can “walk” through this round-up of woodland themed birthday party ideas. You’ll discover woodland decoration ideas, party supplies, cookies and cakes as well as party food that will inspire and refresh.

Woodland Birthday Party Ideas


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1. Woodland Buddies Dessert Table

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

There are few things cuter than baby animals, so it is no wonder that they make the most darling party theme. This party theme is perfect for baby showers or sweet birthday parties, and the post is full of wonderful ideas for dessert table décor and festive treats. The DIY backdrop is made with color-coordinating patterned paper cut out leaves, and among the dessert table lies a rustic spiced apple cake and chocolate owl nests.

woodland themed birthday party
2. Avyn’s Woodland 1st Birthday

From Artsyashface via Project Nursery

This whimsical enchanted woodland party evokes vintage mood with little forest creatures and garden gnomes. The dessert table features adorable toadstool cupcakes, bright red candy apples, and owl head cookies decorated with a beautiful assortment of tree boughs and pumpkins. This blogger also created a wonderful display of their little one’s photos by pinning them to some hung twine in front of an old oak wall decal.

boy's woodland themed party
3. Woodland’s 1st Birthday Party

From Sooti and Sweet

Forrest animals, moss, burlap and tree slice servers are combined for a sweetly rustic effect on a 1st birthday celebration table. Mini terrariums serve as favors while felt animal masks please the kids.

dragon and fairy woodland baby shower
4. Dragons and Fairies Woodland Baby Shower

From Confetti Grove via Kara’s Party Ideas

Fun and unique, this mythical dragons and fairies baby shower has several elements that really bring the woodland party theme to life. It is set in a beautiful park shelter decorated with moss covered signs, faux vines with paper leaves, and rustic arrows directing guests to magical places around the world like Rivendell and the Misty Mountains. Scattered across the lush dessert table are handmade clay dragons, heaps of moss, and vintage crates!

woodland owl racoon boy party
5. Woodland Themed Boy Bash

From One Stone Events via Spaceships and Laser Beams

For only twenty dollars and a little bit of borrowing, you can recreate this gorgeous woodland birthday party tablescape. It is the perfect blend of rustic and modern flare, which we absolutely love. A pallet and tree stump table is surrounded with floor pillows and topped with patterned cloth napkins, simple white vases filled with cutie oranges, and a simple strand of colorful streamers. It is so inexpensive, but so cute.

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6. Winter Woodland Table

From Keren Precel via Simply Perfect

Love the little woodland creatures suspended from the tabletop tree! Wooden boxes and tree slice platters pair well with birch bark candles for an engaging display.

outdoor woodland birthday party
7. Woodland Wonderland

From Jayme Marie Designs via Amy Atlas

Autumn birthdays are the perfect time to throw a woodland wonderland party full of garden gnomes, woodland animals, and caramel apples. Not only is this woodland party perfectly styled, the personalized signage and sweet treats are easily recreated at home. Be inspired by fun games like “hoot owl bean bag toss” and “brown rabbit sack races”, then enjoy sweet treats including black forest cupcakes and acorn cookies.

woodland themed baby shower ideas
8. Woodland Themed Boy Baby Shower

From GreyGrey Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Boy baby shower ideas don’t get any cuter than this adorable woodland forest party. Created with unique supplies and decorations along with beautiful menu choices, the woodland forest theme radiates through the party. Earth toned “God Eyes” hang in front of a beautiful fabric backdrop, and the food table is decorated with moss pine trees and basswood serving platters. Don’t forget to send your guests home with a sweet thank you for giving the baby “s’more” love!

woodland themed first birthday party
9. Woodland Wonder First Birthday

From Sweet Lulu Blog

Inspired by their child’s favorite toy, this blogger created a crafty woodsy theme using a cute color pallet of blue, green, orange, and grey. The decorations are sweet and simple with some sweet homemade touches. Homemade yarn pompoms add adorable pieces of décor to garlands, party hats, and gifts! Custom wood-burned wooden tags and jars of simple backyard flowers make the perfect centerpieces.

woodland themed dessert table
10. Woodland Owl and Raccoon Dessert Table

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

Another bash on a budget! Using a lot of things they already owned, these parents designed an adorably rustic dessert table for their woodland owl and racoon themed party. We love all of the rustic details in this orange and turquoise spread, including the log serving platters, tree made of branches, and embroidery hoop accents. Yarn pompoms make for a cheerful and colorful garland hanging over top!

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11. Green Envy

From One Fine Day Events via Pizzazzerie

This tablescape design has us green with envy. A sleek and green take on the woodland theme plays with fun textures and rich colors in all shades of green and nude. Terrarium style center pieces are the star of the show, towering above the table and showcasing beautiful plants and assorted nature orbs. Cute faux bois seating cards are presented at each seat using a drawer knob holder. So pretty and so elegant.

Woodland Friends Birthday party
12. Woodland Friends Rustic Nature Party

From First Tyme Mom

An off-site venue provides woodland trails, but the hostess provided a fun, textured party table to set the tone.

owl themed first birthday party
13. Owl Themed 1st Birthday

From Hazel Loves Design via Spaceships and Laser Beams

A bright and cheerful owl theme is perfect for a first birthday party or baby shower. The bright blue and aqua color palette used in this party brings a little bit of sweetness to the woodland theme, not to mention a whole lot of fun! Beautifully decorated owl cookies are on full display along with the adorable owl themed fondant cake. To go along with it the sweet treats this food table features savory snacks and first birthday décor.

14. Enchanted Forest Dual Birthday Party

From Linden and Lace via Design Dazzle

You wouldn’t be surprised in little animals started singing at this beyond magical enchanted forest party. The spectacular setting features wood tree stump tables and stools for the kids along with colorful banners, flowers, and bulbs. The decorations are perfect for a backyard bash and they are incredibly budget friendly!

peter rabbit inspired party idea
15. Peter Rabbit Brunch

From Catherine Jane Joy via Double the Fun Parties

I loved reading Beatrix Potter stories as a kid. The classic books are full of vintage wonder. Bring the whimsical woodland setting of the Peter Rabbit stories to life with this beautiful woodland brunch. Printable invitations, gift bags, and tags, along with some creative touches really bring Peter Rabbit to life. We love the hand painted Peter’s House sign, and the McGregor’s Garden table full of sweet treats like Coconut Cotton-Tails.

woodland rabbit party dessert table
16. Eclectic Woodland Party

From Meredith Eisele via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Every element of this eclectic woodland party is even more magical than the last. The vintage feel shines through with vintage lace curtains, sweet baby shoes, and silver serving dishes collected from various flea markets and thrift stores. The gorgeous color palette of tan, grey, white, and chartreuse as well as the brilliant use of texture keeps the boyish charm.

woodland themed first birthday party
17. Woodland Owl 1st Birthday Party

From Kim Kalyn Photography via Kara’s Party Ideas

One look at this woodland owl first birthday party and your heart will just melt. The dessert table looks absolutely beautiful and is littered with delicious treats. Nested on top of wooden rounds are Oreo owl cupcakes, marshmallow lollipops, chocolate bird’s nests, coconut owl cookies. Ferns and forest florals are displayed in different sized glass jars and hanging behind the table is a rustic fabric backdrop and the sweetest owl garland.

18. Woodland Birthday Party

From the Elli Blog

We all know how much kids love little animals, make believe, and playing outdoors and that is exactly what inspired this woodland themed birthday party. The happy birthday bunting, invitations, animal ear headbands, popcorn cones, and cute food tags are all available as free printables, too! Decorate the dessert table with some fresh cut flowers, wooden baskets, and a colourful gingham table runner for a sweet display.

woodland themed party table

19. Through the Woods

From Loralee Lewis via The Party Wagon

Over the river and through the woods! This adorable Thanksgiving woodland party with printable decorations gives the perfect theme for a fall time birthday or Thanksgiving dinner. Set in the woods, the party is decorated with rustic burlap and gingham accents. Simple but oversized burlap bows add a bit of fun to the backs of chairs, and tasty desserts are displayed on beautiful wooden slabs to add to the rustic feel.

20. What Does the Fox Say?

From Bella Cupcake Couture via Hostess With the Mostess

Woodland parties are the perfect time to design and create this playful fox inspired hot chocolate station for your guests. It is a great idea for any party that is sure to make children and adults smile. Hot cocoa mugs are decorated with a string of yarn and some cute bubble silhouettes and a number of hot chocolate toppings are presented for guests. For a table covering, the cutest gold polka dot burlap fabric is used!

21. Woodland Christmas Table

From Sandra Downie Event Designs via Pizzazzerie

This beautiful dessert table was originally created for a Christmas party, but the ideas can certainly be used outside of the holiday season. Rustic plaids, patterned paper treat cones, and a fruit embellished log cake will serve well at any woodland themed celebration. Another favorite? The fabulous fabric backdrop made with tied strands of textured fabrics that match the party’s rustic color pallet.

outdoor hiking themed boy birthday party
22. Take a Hike Party

From Lynlee’s Petite Cakes via Pretty My Party

For birthday kids that love the great outdoors, this “Take a Hike” party theme is the perfect way to celebrate. The table is set with a rustic outdoorsy theme to display all of the delicious grub! Neutral colors with fun pops of green and red are paired with natural wood, pinecones, and horn décor for a more boyish feel. Our favorite part of this party is the DIY trail mix bar loaded with ingredients for a personalized snack!

23. Woodland First Birthday

From Maple Baby via Project Nursery

Mix up modern and vintage with this woodland owl first birthday party full of handmade details and sweet treats. Transform any table into a beautiful space with colorful fabric table clothes and table runners. Matching tissue paper pompoms and handmade fabric bunting banners add the sweetest touches! My favorite take-away from this party has to be the owl look-alike favor bags.

whimsical woodland themed birthday party
24. Whimsical Woodland Owl Party

From Libby Lane Press via The Party Wagon

This whimsical take on the woodland party theme has beautiful details and bright pops of pink, green, and blue! Styrofoam trees are wrapped with Airheads, Button Candy, and Pixie Stix to create super fun candy trees, and the woodland creature cake pops are to die for. The delightful yarn ball chandeliers are an easy DIY using balloons, glue, and cornstarch, and they add a little extra playfulness to this adorable party.

25. Through the Woods

From Katie Grace Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Travel through the woods with this magical and earthy woodland birthday party. Brown and green make a gorgeous earthy toned color pallet, and a surprise pop of orange adds a good dose of fun! The dessert table is decorated with a classic gingham, table cloth and the most adorable DIY cupcakes that look like trees. Our highlight is the amazing indoor centerpiece made from found branches and cropped pictures of the birthday boy.

woodland friends birthday party
26. Woodland Friends Birthday Party

From LeeLaaLoo via YouTube

Cute animal creature cupcake wraps and party treat cones are my favorite ideas at this dessert table.

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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.