Birthday parties are always being planned! It is that one holiday that seems to come around quicker than the others because everyone in the family has one! Each year new themes, new foods, new activities need to be found. And it can be tough to come up with the inspiration you need to create a different themed birthday party each year.
So I’ve looked around online and found some awesome birthday party activities, ideas, and recipes. In fact, there are over a hundred here! In this list, you’ll find plenty of beautiful birthday cakes, awesome themed party decorations and activities, and super cool snacks your party guests will love!
If you decide to use some of these, leave a comment and let me know which one was your favorite!
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Birthday Party Activities, Ideas and Recipes:
1. Make your next celebration super special by having a Birthday Party at Chuck E Cheese’s!
2. Got a dog lover in the house? Try these Puppy-Themed Party Ideas!
3. Get your craft on with these cute DIY Washi Tape Party Favors!
4. Do you have a child with a birthday in October? Why not throw a Halloween Kids’ Birthday Party!
5. Serve these absolutely adorable Push Pop Cupcakes to your guests!
6. These Hot Turkey and Cheese Party Rolls would make a perfect finger food at your party!
7. If your kids love astronomy, be sure to try some of these cool Solar Eclipse Themed Party Ideas!
8. What Lego lover wouldn’t want a Lego-themed birthday party? Take a look at these Lego Birthday Party Ideas!
9. Take a trip to Bikini Bottom with these SpongeBob Birthday Party Ideas!
10. Add this easy Saran Wrap Ball Party Game to your party planning. Kids will love playing it!
11. Have a little one celebrating a first birthday soon? Learn how to make a DIY Baby Smash Cake!
12. If your little ones dream of sailing the seven seas, throw them a Pirate Birthday Party!
13. This homemade Rainbow Birthday Cake is absolutely beautiful!
14. Does your daughter love watching Paw Patrol? Get some ideas to throw a Paw Patrol Birthday Party for a Girl!
15. Make up some handmade Pop-Up Birthday Cards to give to your loved ones!
16. These Red Velvet Cupcakes are so lovely. And guests will eat them all up. Guaranteed!
17. Having an outdoor get-together? Try some of these fun Outdoor Party Games!
18. Kids love to play with party horns! Make your own with this tutorial for DIY Paper Party Horns!
19. Try some of these Batman Party Ideas for your next birthday party!
20. Guests will love these delicious M&M Candy Bar Cupcakes!
21. Have a construction fan? These Construction Birthday Party Themed Activities are perfect!
22. These Frozen Birthday Party Invitations are perfect for your little Elsa fan!
23. Don’t’ leave your little ones out! Make these Toddler Birthday Party Finger Foods for your tiniest guests!
24. Combine cookies and cakes in these Oreo Cupcakes!
25. What little boy doesn’t want to be the Man of Steel? Try this Superman Birthday Party Theme for your next gathering!
26. Have a little boy turning five soon? Take a look at these Gift Ideas for a Boy’s Fifth Birthday!
27. Welcome your child to his or her birthday party in a special way: with a DIY Birthday Balloon Avalanche!
28. Candy lovers will go nuts for these yummy Reese’s Candy Bar Cupcakes!
29. Do your kids love the movie Moana? Try these Moana Birthday Party Ideas!
30. Throw a beautiful mermaid birthday party with these Mermaid Party Games and Activities!
31. This Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Cake is awesome for a kids’ party! Better than store-bought!
32. Kids will love these Mountain Dew Cupcakes!
33. Put a spin on a typical birthday cake with this cheesy Savory Pizza Birthday Cake!
34. Entertain party guests with these Minute to Win It Party Games!
35. Serve a healthier treat with this Fruit Tower Birthday Cake!
36. These Coca-Cola Cupcakes are too cute! Be sure to stick the little straw in the top!
37. Make up a batch of this Birthday Cake Fudge and let guests take it home in goodie bags!
38. Throw the perfect summer birthday bash with these Flamingo-Themed Party Ideas!
39. These Rainbow Dash Birthday Party Invitations are perfect for My Little Pony fans!
40. Serve this Monster Cookie Dough Dip with vanilla wafers!
41. Do your sons like to play with Nerf toys? These Nerf Party Ideas are a perfect fit!
42. Make your own stationery with these DIY Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Party Invitations!
43. These Shark Cake Pops are too, too cute! And they look fun to make!
44. Bake up these gorgeous Lemon Ricotta Cookies for the grown-ups to nibble on!
45. Kids will get a kick out of eating these Oreo Brownie Flowerpot Cakes!
46. Make your own party decorations with this DIY Tropical Party Garland!
47. These super cool Gummy Worm Punch will be so fun for the kids to drink!
48. Let the kids help you make these easy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies!
49. Try your hand at making these cute Homemade Ice Cream Birthday Invitations!
50. Do your kids love Woody and Buzz Lightyear? Use these Toy Story Birthday Party Recipes and Activities for your next party!
51. Hand out these cute DIY Baseball Goodie Bags to guests as they leave!
52. These indulgent Snickers Brownies would make a perfect party treat!
53. Send out these Airplane Birthday Party Invitations for a unique party!
54. If your kids love Cap, these Captain America Party Ideas will be perfect for their birthday parties!
55. Take a trip to the jungle with this gorgeous homemade Safari Birthday Cake!
56. This Sour Cream and Onion Dip would go great with chips or vegetable sticks!
57. Your Lego fans will love sending out these DIY Ninjago Birthday Invitations!
58. Did your kids like the movie Finding Dory? Try these Finding Dory Birthday Party Ideas for an underwater-themed party!
59. Make up some cute treats with this recipe for DIY Minion Cake Pops!
60. This easy Sausage and Cheese Rotel Dip is a perfect dip for parties!
61. Having a princess party? Make your own Princess Birthday Party Invitations!
62. These Teen Titans Birthday Party Crafts and Recipes are perfect for a superhero-themed party for your older kids!
63. Make this cool Donut Birthday Cake for your kids! Guests will love sharing it!
64. These beautiful Rainbow Mocktails would make perfect party drinks!
65. Add a touch of rainbow to your party with these Unicorn Birthday Party Ideas!
66. These The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party Invitations are super cute for a preschool party!
67. Skip a cake and make this sweet Birthday Cake Dip instead!
68. Serve some candy with punch and try this recipe for Cotton Candy Mocktails!
69. These Frozen Birthday Party Ideas will make it easy to throw a Frozen-themed party!
70. Do your kids love magical horses? Try these Unicorn Party Ideas!
71. This super cute Puppy Birthday Cake is a special treat kids will love!
72. These Colorful Pink Mocktails would be great for kids and adults at the party!
73. Send out these cute Donut Birthday Party Invitations to party guests!
74. Your little dino fans will love these Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas!
75. Head out of this world with this adorable Rocket Ship Cake Pops!
76. These Confetti Lemon Cupcakes are totally covered with sprinkles. So…they’re awesome for a party!
77. Use these My Little Pony Party Ideas to plan your next birthday party!
78. This lovely Flower Petals Birthday Cake would be perfect for a spring party!
79. Make up these Pirate Birthday Party Invitations for your little buccaneers!
80. Try a twist on classic Red Velvet Cake and make these Blue Velvet Cupcakes!
81. This Mad Hatter Party Punch would be great for an Alice in Wonderland party!
82. Instead of a giant cake, try serving these individual Mason Jar Birthday Cakes!
83. These Dr. Seuss Party Ideas would be so much fun for little ones!
84. Bake up a double batch of these Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies to have enough for the party!
85. Skip the store and make your own DIY Iron Man Birthday Party Invitations!
86. Did your kids go absolutely nuts over Pokemon Go? Plan their next party with these Pokemon Go Party Ideas and Crafts!
87. This gorgeous Butterfly Party Invitation In a Box would be wonderful for a tween girl’s party!
88. If your kids are all about the gridiron, these Football Party Ideas are perfect for an upcoming birthday!
89. Hang these DIY Paper Punch Out Lanterns up for party decorations!
90. Use these Printable Superhero Birthday Invitations to let guests know about your super duper party!
91. If you’re planning an ocean or beach-themed party, this Shark Attack Punch would make a great beverage!
92. Serve these rich Hershey’s Chocolate Cupcakes for an indulgent chocolaty treat!
93. This super cool Pinata Pokemon Pokeball Cake will be the star of the party!
94. These Birthday Cupcakes would be genius! Instead of having the kids get slices of cake, they can each grab a cupcake!
95. Wrap gifts with this lovely Birthday Countdown Gift Box!
96. Serve this Roasted Garlic Cheese Dip with breadsticks or pretzels!
97. Harness the power of the force with these awesome Star Wars Birthday Party Activities!
98. This DIY Elmo Birthday Cake is perfect for a young one’s birthday!
99. Throw a sci-fi party with these cool Robot-Themed Birthday Party Ideas!
100. Cook up this Slow Cooker Seven-Layer Dip and serve it with tortilla chips!
101. This gorgeous Mermaid Birthday Cake is a wonderful party dessert to share!
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