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30 Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas You Will Love

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We’ve been having Dinosaur Party Week all week long. It’s included a dinosaur party feature, a post on how to make dinosaur fossils from old coffee beans, easy dinosaur party favors and a dinosaur feet craft.

Plus, take a peek at these dinosaur craft ideas.

The culmination is this post, chock-full of dinosaur party ideas. If you’re planning a dinosaur birthday party, you’re in luck.

I’ve brought together 30 dinosaur parties that you will love, as well as an additional 12 dinosaur party ideas at the end of the post.

30 Dinosaur parties you will love, compiled by Spaceships and Laser Beams.

This dinosaur party is perfect for a boy.

The muted color palette of this gorgeous dinosaur-themed birthday by Sweet Empire really sets the stage for a dino adventure. Check out the fabulous feature it received on Sweet Designs by Amy Atlas.

This simple orange and white birthday cake is effortlessly chic.

If you’re looking for dinosaur party ideas, this is the party you want to take a look at. Thrown by Chic Up Your Party – from food to activities – every single detail is covered, and beautifully photographed.

This dinosaur-themed party makes excellent use of stripes and polka dots.

Karo’s Fun Land created this fun dinosaur-themed 4th birthday party for her twin nephews. They’re active, adventurous, and dinosaurs-loving, so it was the perfect theme for their 4th birthday.

This cute dessert table makes use of bright primary colors - who could be afraid of the dinosaurs at this party.

How fun is the dessert table backdrop used at this dinosaur party? I love the 3D element. Piece of Cake Parties and Celebrations planned this party and no detail was left unattended – from this dessert table to the tablescapes, favors and more.

These cute dinosaur-cake toppers are made of marzipan.

Featured on Pizzazzerie, this dinosaur birthday party from Crissy’s Crafts turns a dessert table “into Jurassic Park by adding dinosaur figures, edible dinosaur eggs… and pterodactyl pops.”

This jungle-inspired dinosaur-themed dessert table sets the scene perfectly.

It’s hard to believe that this dinosaur birthday party was part of our “Boy Bash on a Budget” Challenge. It looks anything but done on a budget. It was created by Wild Rose Sweets and Styling and was our very first entry, setting the standard for all of the fabulous entries that followed.

These dinosaur birthday party favors are adorable.

The kids had a blast at this dinosaur-themed birthday, featured on Catch My Party, mom organized a party where they got to play, dig, explore and have tons of fun.

This birthday party at Dinosaur World was incredible.

Our fabulous customer, Rachelle, held this fun outdoor dinosaur birthday party for her son Madden at Dinosaur World in Florida. She says the whole event was a hit. After seeing the photos, I totally agree.

Each guest at this dinosaur birthday party was provided with a mask to help them get into character.

I seriously cannot get enough of the dinosaur tails on the chairs that are part of this dinosaur themed second birthday party by Buggy and Bean. The rest of the party is pretty awesome too!

This birthday party featured a dino dig station, where guests got a chance to experience being paleontologists!

Little Dance Invitations threw this dinosaur-themed fourth birthday party – her son is obsessed with all things dino. The entrance to the house was flanked by two massive MDF dinosaurs that are must-sees!

These themed party favors and birthday hats include adorable polka dot dinosaurs.

I’ve quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) followed the blog Little Lovely since 2009 and this handmade dinosaur party by Khali has always been one of my favorites.

(As an aside, she was one of the first bloggers to ever write about Spaceships and Laser Beams, featuring our monster cupcake wrapper when we were brand new and no one knew our name — and for that generosity I will never forget.)

These cute food labels reminded guests of the dinosaur theme.

This cute party turns Bugles into Dino Toenails!. Check out this and other fun details at this dinosaur-themed fourth birthday (dino-four!) by Gabriel Good Tidings.

These adorable dinoculars are a fun dinosaur-themed party idea, and they're super easy to make.

Binoculars made out of toilet paper roles? Yes, please. LOVE the “dinoculars” made for this dinosaur party from Elephant Juice, which was featured on our blog.

These dinosaur details are delightful! Such lovely favors at this birthday party.

A feature on Hostess with the Mostess rewarded Amy L.B. Photography for her party planning efforts. She drew ideas from a variety of party planners and crafters all listed in the post.

This dinosaur party makes excellent use of the bright green colors.

Here’s another absolutely great dinosaur-themed fourth birthday parties. This one was planned by The Fabulous Mom Guide.

These simple dinosaur cake toppers are adorable, and the bunting is too cute.

This dinosaur-themed party from The Celebration Shop has to be one of the prettiest I have ever seen. Who knew that was even possible?

These paper dinosaur skeletons are such amazing table decorations, and the table colors (lime green and turquoise) are so special.

Stunning. There’s no other word to describe this dinosaur-themed birthday party from Turtle Crafty Girl. I am pretty much in love with every single dino detail.

This sweet dinosaur cake topper is very sweet.

A little slice of party perfection. That’s what I would call this dinosaur party thrown by A Little Polkadot and featured by Love the Day.

This cardboard dinosaur peeps out from behind trees at this perfect dinosaur party.

Natasha of Mini Mocha created a gaggle of cardboard dinosaurs to celebrate her son’s birthday with some perfect homemade touches.

These cute little dinosaur cupcakes are bedecked with the cutest orange dinosaurs.

Dinosaur gummies topping cupcakes – what a great idea. Check out more of this dinosaur-themed party from The Inspired Occasion.

This gorgeous dinosaur-themed party includes some of the most amazing details!

Sweet Designs by Amy Atlas is one of the best party resources. And The Inspired Occasion once again proved their dinosaur party prowess with a featured guest table on the Amy Atlas blog.

This dinosaur dessert table makes great use of bright colors - not to mention the delicious food!

Check out this dinosaur-themed dessert table from 3’s A Party Candy Buffets and Party Supplies. Lots of dino-mite ideas are incorporated.

These cute cakes are topped with adorable dinosaur flags.

What’s better than a dinosaur party for one little boy? A party for two little boys, of course! Miranda of Whimsically Detailed threw this dinosaur party for her twin sons.

This dinosaur birthday party includes a dinosaur hunt!

A dinosaur egg hunt was the focus of fun for this little boy’s fourth birthday party, which was planned by Pure Joy Events.

These dinosaur skeletons are such great decorations.

A product photo shoot turned into a dinosaur playdate for J at Your Service. Check out what she did here.

These dinosaur decorations are incredible.

Proving that dinosaur themes are universal, AR Party Planner threw this party for a dino lover in Brazil!

This dinosaur party takes on a natural history museum theme.

I love this natural history museum take on a dinosaur-themed party. It was created by Quaintly Garcia and also featured on Kara’s Party Ideas.

This dessert table features details like these dinosaur eggs!

Here’s our Spaceships and Laser Beams take on a dinosaur birthday dessert table – featuring Andrew’s most awesome illustrations.

These dinosaur-themed buckets are great for party games!

It’s always fun to see what your customers will do with your work. It’s one of my favorite parts of this job. And I love what this mom did at her son’s dinosaur second birthday party.

These dinosaur footprints decorate the wall behind this fantastic dessert table.

LOVE the backdrop idea for this dinosaur-themed dessert table by Allison Lawson Cakes!


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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.