Step right up, this vintage circus-themed boy’s birthday party is under a real big top.
Gorgeous, vintage colors, classic circus stripes, and an iconic elephant create a theme idea so nostalgic, I can almost hear the calliope playing.
Melissa, of The Sweet Society, designed this party for Elias’ 12th birthday. Despite a little grandstanding by the opulent venue, the handmade decorations and gourmet dessert table are the shining stars of the show at this celebration.
Look closely, or you might miss some of the intricate details in the vivid images by Casamento Photography.
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Lora Lang Designs personalized printable party sign welcomes guests to the main event Elias’ 12th birthday.
Balloons, bunting, and banners in classic circus colors create a thrilling atmosphere. Party décor doesn’t all have to be at eye-level.
Securing balloons and banners up high and adding accessories down low fashions a more exciting party scene.
I’m in awe of the tiny stitches and delicate knots on this precious miniature bunting, by Penny Lane Studio. Hand-folded paper fans are the perfect accessory.
Those kinds of details are part of what makes this party special.
Melissa always uses the sweetest ideas for her events, like this elephant-themed baptism party for a baby boy.
Gourmet desserts are another unique addition to this circus celebration.
Cupcake Central’s exceptional delicacies all taste just as good as they look.
They included cupcakes mimicking Neapolitan ice cream look like classic circus treats.
A mouthwatering marble cheesecake boasts a ribbon bunting.
The centerpiece cake, by Just Call Me Martha, is flawless in stripes.
Clever cake pops were disguised as tiny candy apples.
Place settings at the guest table are personalized with printables and outfitted with bright party hats, drink bottles, tubs of popcorn, and chips. Party goers certainly had a big time under the big top!
Vibrant colors, fun décor, and delicious desserts are a can’t-miss combination for success at any event.
This vintage circus boy’s birthday party is so fun to look at, it has me dreaming up ideas for circus-themed games and activities! I hope you’ve been inspired, as well.
Plan your own center ring celebration using these circus birthday party supplies:
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- Retro Big Top Circus Themed Bake Cups
- Mini Cake Decor Kit
- Retro Big Top Circus Themed Drink Cups
- Party Candy Cups, Striped, Red
- Party Popcorn Boxes, Striped, Red
- Photo Booth Sign
- Retro Big Top Circus Themed Favor Bags
- Big Top Circus Themed Honey-Comb Centerpiece
- Vintage Movie Time Popcorn Maker
- Circus Animals Shaped Cake Decorations
- Big Top Cupcake Holder
- Under the Big Top Photo Door Banner
- Circus Sign Cutouts
- Happy Birthday Circus Animals Balloon
- Ticket Booth Cardboard Stand
- Candy Cotton Candy Maker
- Cardboard Big Top Cupcake Boxes
- Big Top Plastic Cups with Straw
- Big Top Favor Boxes
- Cracker Jack
- Big Top Tissue Bunting Party Supplies
- Clown Head Cupcake Picks
- Circus Peanuts
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