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17 Olympic Party Ideas We Love

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Are you having an Olympics themed party? The world is turning its eyes toward Rio in anticipation of the 2016 Summer Olympics, which run from August 5 – 21. A record number of countries are participating in a record number of sports for these Games of the XXXI Olympiad. Isn’t that something to celebrate? Come on! We have a roundup of party ideas, theme decorations, food ideas and more, to help you celebrate going for the gold. Light the torch!

Olympic Party Ideas


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Olympic Themed Party Food

1. Free Olympic Printables :: MIRABELLE via KARA’S PARTY IDEAS :: Plus, go for the gold with this inexpensive, bright celebration of the Olympics. Healthy snack ideas with lots of fruit have been included in this mini celebration. An especially clever idea is the edible Oreo gold medals, made with gold Oreos and fruit by-the-foot.

Olympic Ring Cookies

2. Olympic Ring Decorated Cookie Recipe :: THE DECORATED COOKIE via BIRD’S PARTY BLOG :: Colorful sugar cookies look like the iconic Olympic symbol; learn how to make them.

Olympic Themed Party Ideas

3. Going for the Gold :: BIRD’S PARTY BLOG :: Olympic inspired party ideas can be found here, including an Olympic rings tutorial, a first place cake podium, and colorful flags of the world.

Buttons Olympic Party

4. Olympic Fun Party :: BUTTONS CHILDREN’S PARTIES via THE PARTY WAGON :: This warm weather Olympic party inspires with races and treats. What a terrific idea for fun and exercise!

Ideas for Olympic Birthday Party Decorations

5. Little Athlete Olympic Party :: MOORE MINUTES :: A few of the great ideas to motivate young athletes you’ll find here: orange cotton candy torches; empty cable spools used as winner’s platforms; a fitness coach to inspire exercise and healthy habits.

Kid Friendly Olympics Party Ideas

6. Kid Friendly Olympic Party :: LIVING WELL, SPENDING LESS :: A small and fun family and friend celebration that was put together in one day!

Olympic Themed Party Food - Popcorn Torches

7.  Brilliantly simple Olympic Table :: SAVANNAH SMILED :: Savannah said she did this little get-together in just a couple of hours!

Glowing Tealight Olympic Torch

8.  Olympic Torch :: OH MY! CREATIVE :: Tissue paper, a cardboard tube and a tea light morph into a (safely) glowing torch.
Olympic Braclet
9.  Bracelet :: INSPIRED BY FAMILY MAG.COM :: This is a visual only, but all you need, so kids can make their own simple, Olympic colors bead bracelet.
Gold Medal Cookies
10. Cookie Medal :: JENNIFER THURSTON :: A great idea for wearing or eating!

Olympic Torch Food Ideas - Cupcakes

11. Olympic Torch Cupcakes :: HOOSIER HOMEMADE :: Good tips on how to make these especially charming cupcakes for your party.

Olympic Party Food Ideas - Cupcakes

12. Olympic Birthday Party :: CROSSING THE BUGGER DIXON LINE via CATCH MY PARTY :: Starring cupcakes and cute ideas for a kid-worthy celebration, birthday or not.

World Flag Bunting

13. Free Printable World Flags Bunting :: MR. PRINTABLES :: Here’s a simple way to add color and authenticity to your Olympic celebration.

Barbell Cookies

14. Barbell Cookies :: MISS CANDIQUIK :: Even if you can’t win the weight lifting event, bet you can lift a few of these cute cookies!

15. Olympic Printables :: TIP JUNKIE :: Welcome signs, cupcake toppers, bottle wraps and mini food flags are a few of the free printables you’ll find at this site.

Outdoor Party Games

16. 65 Outdoor Party Games :: DATING DIVAS :: What to do at an Olympic themed bash?  Choose from this line-up of fun ideas.
Olympic Themed Party
17. Olympic Party How-To :: THE SITS GIRLS :: Find party ideas from athlete registration to colorful décor to take home the gold favors.
Amazing Brazil Facts
BONUS :: Want some info about host country Brazil?  These facts were researched and chosen by kids for kids.

Looking for Olympic themed party supplies? Check out 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.