Whether you’re looking for a boy birthday party idea or hoping for a summer time fun party theme, a colorful Monster Bash will leave ’em screaming for more! Silly monsters only exist in the imagination so dessert table and party decorations can roll off in any direction you want.
Use spare parts for supplies, bake a goofy cake with eyes, get those invitations out and you’re ready for a monstrously good time.
Be sure to check out some of our favorite party haunts around the neighborhood for suggestions to thrill everyone with silly fun.
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34 Monster Birthday Party Ideas
1. Monster Circus
Every color of the rainbow was at our circus! Monster stilt walkers, trapeze artists and the clown troupe all show up on our dessert table full of fun ideas that started with our Monster Fest Collection.
2. Loch Ness Monster Birthday Party
From GreyGrey Designs
Brittany always amazes me with creative concepts and superb execution of ideas. You’ll love the winsome monster, food and serving ideas! The Loch Ness Monster cupcake holder is especially clever.
3. Little Monster Birthday
From One Stone Events via Bird’s Party
An orange FUR (faux) table covering, a marvelous hanging backdrop and monsters on the drinking glasses are just a few of my favorites at this fun spot.
4. Monster Mash Budget Bash
From Starburst Studio via Spaceships and Laser Beams
After seeing this party, I cannot imagine any monster party without these darling monster chairs! You’ll also see an eyeball chandelier and table decorating monsters made from dollar store sponges!
5. Where the Wild Things Are
From Nikki Berry via The Party Wagon
Great set-up! I love the woodland scene and the birthday cake looks wonderful inside and out.
6. Little Monster Birthday Party
The coloring wall of monster characters is a brilliant idea! See especially cute favor ideas here, too.
7. Daniel’s Monster Party
Even the rock candy and marshmallows have eyes for you at this party! Of course, you’ll see zaps of color and pick up terrific monster ideas here.
From Michelle’s Party Plan-It Designs via The Party Wagon
Black and white polka dots really make the bright monster colors pop! Take a look at this stylish celebration.
9. A Colorful Monster Party
Hanging paper party balls, stripes and of course, monsters, make up a fun play environment. Find activity ideas for the younger crowd, too.
10. Little Monster
From Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line via Bird’s Party
Color blocking on this monstrous party table is so effective. Love the party hat-wearing monster on top of the cake; the pedestal is awesome, too. Yarn-wrapped frames starring little monsters are cute.
11. Silly Monster 1st Birthday
Bright orange, blue, green and yellow were used to arrest attention and delight small guests. Monsters on the cakes, decorations and handmade favors were too silly to scare!
12. Monster Party
From Bridgey Widgey via Mimi’s Dollhouse
The Furry Foto booth has to be one of the best I’ve seen. Favor cones are especially celebratory and of course the colorful energy is great.
13. A Monster 2nd Birthday Party
From Autumn Lynn’s Chocolate Sins via Kara’s Party Ideas
Four-foot-tall monsters would certainly thrill short little kids! Color AND texture were used to create this party environment.
14. Monsters University Birthday
From Danielle via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Clever details and cheery color build on the fun characters from the Disney world of Monsters University. This party loving mom really wows us!
15. Ben’s Birthday Party
From Kate Bogot Photography
This party gets my “Best Monster Party Hat” award! Great cake, too; a twin paper mache version stands out on the guest table.
16. Not So Scary Monster Birthday
All of the monsters are smiling at this party – and there are a lot of ’em! Place settings, serving dishes and photo props all have funny little monster adornments.
17. Colorful Monster Party
Just imagine a room full of kidlets wearing these eyeball hats! HA! See lots of friendly little monsters wearing their best party colors.
18. The Birthday Monster
From Shindig Diva via Pizzazzerie
A watermelon monster, wrapped mummy hot dogs and an awesome orange monster cake fill up a fun party table.
19. Monster Boy Bash on a Budget
Purple and orange are the starring colors at this delightful party. A purple and green layered cake with orange marshmallow pops on top is especially fun.
20. Colorful Monster Party
From Infiniti Foto via Home Confetti
See another really cute cake here. I really liked the “monster factory” idea for a craft station, too.
21. Monster Themed Birthday Party
Even the table has become a monster at this delightful celebration! I love the collection of containers at the beverage station. All the party monsters seem to be cheering for a happy time!
22. Colorful Monster 1st Birthday
Chevron and stripes work well with bright pops of solid colors. The photo display beautifully utilized the play environment at this sweet party.
23. Monster Themed Boy’s Birthday
Our Monster Fest Collection is used in yet another way; I particularly like the way the framed monsters look like a family gallery behind the dessert table! A fun cake and raspberry and orange fruit monsters add a lot to the table, too.
24. 3rd Birthday Monster Party
From Stationery Scoop
The aqua, yellow and brown décor is a departure from the usual party brights. Great cake!
25. Monster Bash
From Setting the Mood via Pretty My Party
Subtract the Halloween elements and you still have a great monster bash. Dimensional monsters add an interesting element. Watch out for the fur covered guest table — there are monsters over there!
26. Tickle Monster 2nd Birthday Party
From Charming Touch Parties via Kara’s Party Ideas
A sweet book and a delightful party theme – doesn’t it make you giggle just to think of the tickles?
27. Monstrous 2nd Birthday
From J at Your Service via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Here’s another colorful, imaginative birthday celebration full of festive details and it is not really scary at all!
29. Monster 1st Birthday
From Amy Griffin via Project Nursery
A welcoming committee of monsters is a super idea. Kleenex box monsters-cum-cutlery work for me – and the cake is awesome!
30. Monster Dessert Table
From Paper Candy via Amy Atlas
Blue, green and purple decorate the party monsters here. Especially noteworthy is the cake feature.
31. Monster Mash Party
Using an eyeball ring as a napkin holder is a new idea! Using scrapbook paper for placemats gives guest place settings an extra dose of color.
32. Aren’s 1st Birthday
From Morkiraz via Project Nursery
An amusing veggie display and monster sandwiches caught my attention immediately. Blue and green monsters somehow seem more civilized!
33. Where the Wild Things Are 1st Birthday Party
From Kitchen Doughdough
Even the little birthday boy gets dressed as King of the Wild Things at this party!
34. Monster Party
From Malu Locacao Para Festas via Kara’s Party Ideas
Here’s a monster of a monster party! This one is also done in color blocking and it is filled with colorful candies, little monsters and details to excite your imagination.
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