20 Awesome Boy’s Birthday Party Ideas
20 Awesome Boy’s Birthday Party Ideas…creative and fun themes that your little man will love! Inspiration to help you create a magical event.
Birthday Themes for Boys
Birthdays are so much fun. I remember one year my parents took me go-cart racing with some of my closest friends. It meant so much to me that my parents organized such a fun event. I felt so loved. Birthday parties are all about coming together to show love and support and maybe eating a slice or two of some delicious ice cream cake. Whether you choose to throw a birthday party for your child every year or just on those special milestone ones, hosting a birthday bash can be a blast!
Although parties are a ton of fun, sometimes they can be difficult to put together. If you have a boy then you may feel like most of the birthday theme ideas out on the internet are for girls. Look no further! I have got you covered. Below you will find 20 fantastic birthday party ideas for boys. Any of these are sure to be a homerun!
“Two Fast” Race Car
A racecar party is perfect for a toddler who loves speed! The racing flags really help bring this idea together!
TWO FAST Race Car Party via Emelbe Design
Wow your guests with this incredible mad scientist birthday party idea. I love all of the fun and colorful decorations in this one!
Awesome Mad Scientist Birthday Party Ideas via Twinkle Twinkle Little Party
Got a kiddo who loves the water? An ocean shark-themed birthday party is so fun and this balloon wave is just stunning!
Parkers First Birthday Party via Micah Juliet
Bring your child’s favorite book to life with a fabulous Peter Rabbit party! All of the details in this picture are so adorable.
A Peter Rabbit First Birthday Party via Alicia Lacey
“Rookie Year” Baseball
This baseball-themed party is for a one-year-old but it can be adapted to fit any age! I love the fun concessions stand feel with this one.
Dane’s First Birthday Party via A Touch of Pink
Kids love dinosaurs and this party idea is amazing! I love the balloons and all the dinosaur toys spread out around the table.
Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas via American Greetings
“Let’s Pawty” Puppy
This puppy party is so clever and cute! Plus, kids will love “adopting a puppy” and taking home their very own stuffed puppy.
Puppy Birthday Party via Two Twenty One
I love the colors in this one. If your kiddo loves watching Daniel Tiger then this will absolutely blow them away! Click on the link below to see more details.
Our Daniel Tiger First Birthday Party via Bright & Bubbly
Very Hungry Caterpillar
The caterpillar made from floating paper lanterns is simply stunning! This very hungry caterpillar party is definitely a home run.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Party Ideas via Party Delights
This colorful art party is so much fun. I really love the cookie easel cake and the paintbrush rice Krispie treats are darling!
Colorful Art Party via Eclectic Momsense
Monster Truck Smash
What little boy wouldn’t love a birthday party inspired by the word “Smash”?! This idea is just too fun and I love the cake!
Monster Truck Birthday Party Mash via Parties With a Cause
Scooby-Doo is an iconic show that kids love and it makes a great theme for a birthday party. Check out the Scooby snacks on the table. Yum!
Scooby-Doo Birthday Party Ideas and Printables via Chica and Jo
Throw a space mission party for an out-of-this-world experience! The fun balloons and starry backdrop really help bring this theme to life.
Jacobs Space Mission 5 via Tuesday’s With Jacob
Give your little “wild one” an incredible birthday with a safari! The enormous stuffed animals and the fun green backdrop really really this one to life.
Wild One Safari Birthday Party via Ahead of Thyme
Why choose just one sport when you can have 3?! I am loving this football, basketball, and soccer party. Click on the link below to get a closer look at all of these fabulous details!
Sports Themed Birthday Party via Darleen Meier
Here’s a fun party idea for a child who loves farm animals! This dessert table is too cute and the fence around it fits perfectly with the theme!
Elliot’s Farm Second Birthday Party via Project Nursery
Embrace the wild outdoors with this one-of-a-kind cowboy party! The cowboy hats, mustaches, and themed desserts make this party a blast!
Cowboy Party via Kelly Allison Photography
“Chugga Two Two”! Train
This modern train party is so clever and so cute. I love how the railroad stripes are incorporated throughout the decorations!
Chugga Two Two! Modern Train Themed Birthday Party via Lemon Thistle
A Harry Potter theme is so much fun because you can add in countless magical details including wand making, adopting an owl, playing quidditch, and drinking butterbeer! Love this!
Chloe’s 9th Harry Potter Birthday via Catch My Party
Mickey Mouse is a classic animated character that has captured the hearts of children worldwide. Kids will love this simple and fun Mickey Mouse-themed party.
Disney Mickey Mouse Themed Birthday Party via Inspiring Magical Memories
More Party Ideas
Some great links there. I did both a Jungle Safari (which I somehow never blogged!) and a Farm party last year for both of mr boys. Finding a good theme for boys can be a challenge.
So many fabulous parties!! LOVE the compilation! 🙂
Great collection! Thanks for this; I have two little guys and this will come in handy! 🙂
This is perfect timing for me. Next month is the little man’s 7th birthday and today I decided was the day to start planning it.
I think the Cowboy parties sounds right up my alley. So cute!
What a great collection of ideas!!! Why is it that “boy” things are always so hard?? Hugs, antonella 🙂
Wonderful round-up!! Boy parties are close to my heart as I have 2 boys of my own. Thank you so much for including my Sailing Party which was featured on Amy Atlas!!
Thanks so much for including Anders Ruff! We see our bowling party and our printables in some of the other parties….
Great round up!
Great collection. I love throwing parties for my three little boys. Here are five of my favorites! 🙂 http://eastcoastmommyblog.blogspot.ca/2011/12/5-truly-diy-birthday-parties-for-kids.html
Here is the link to the Summer Camp themed party above: http://celebrationsathomeblog.com/2012/07/summer-camp-themed-party.html
Thanks so much for including my Surf’s Up party in this wonderful roundup of boys’ party ideas!
Thanks for compiling all these ideas! There are some really good ones in there. Sometimes it’s difficult to come up with good themes for boys. My son turned 1 a few months ago and I did a vintage toy party for him (http://marigoldmom.com/?p=2920).
Thank you so much for using two of my parties in your round up. What a great idea!
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WOW – I’m bookmarking this page!! Thank you!
just saw this! thank you for including our soccer party in your list! so honored!
Hey, Jamielyn! Thanks so much for the little feature. I love your site, and it’s always so nice to see people talking about my work. All the best, and happy summer!
Wow, this is fantastic! Thanks so much for including Harvey’s Lego party and Hugo’s Wonka party! :o)
Thanks a bunch for the awesome party ideas! I have 3 boys 🙂 so these ideas will most definitely come in handy. I think I might even plan a cowboy party for my twins 🙂 Thanks!!!
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We rented a bounce house for our little boys. They loved it!
Planning my daughters 8th birthday party in June, this is great inspiration–pinning!
THANK YOU so much for this amazing round up. As a person who only grew up with sisters, I have really struggled to “get” the whole boy thing, especially as my son gets older. I SO appreciate you putting this together. My son will soon be having a camping party of his own. Yipee!!
We had a bird party last year for my youngest. This year he had a rainbow party, and my oldest had an outer space party. We’ve done dinosaurs for him as well. Boy parties can be super fun!
Those are all such fun ideas! Thanks for commenting!
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What a wonderful collection of boy birthday party ideas! I love all of the pictures.
Awesome thoughts. Thanks for putting this together, I think this is a great resource! Thanks!!! Like this so much!!
I’m so glad this was helpful to you Charlene! Thanks for your comment. Xo!
I love masks. I notice that children also love them. Hence I teamed up with another dad and created a website that lets you create animal masks for your children. You can resize them and even set them to outline mode so your children can colour them in. Then you just print them on your home printer. It’s a bit of a side project and we would love you feedback on them if you get the chance. We’ve got a bunch of free masks on there so it wont cost you anything to try it out for us. http://maskmakerapp.com/en
very beautiful party picture, really awesome
These are indeed awesome party ideas, but why have you separated them into ‘boys’ and ‘girls’?
I have a 5 year old daughter who would love all but the military “boys” parties. Please don’t assume that girls don’t like superheroes or gardening or any of the others.
Hi Lyn! I agree, these definitely could be interchangeable, we just separated them based on if they were used at a girl or boys birthday from the different blogs. 🙂
Great ideas! I think my girls would even like some of these.
Whoa, I am so gonna do this! Thank you for sharing it. My boy’s bday is close so I am going to rush and prepare all the things I need for his party. I invite my family and close friends, hopefully everything is going well.
Good luck on your party! 🙂
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Awesome collection!!! keep up the great work… This is really so amazing party ideas for boys.
Love all the ideas
Where was all this stuff when i was growing up
Nicee…These days Kids love having a themed birthday party. Please see more here:
We have a unique boys Birthday Party Place in Sydney called Big Blast http://www.bigblast.com.au We mainly do Kids Birthday Parties and also offer casual visits plus school holiday activities for kids ages 5-15
Thank you for sharing your birthday themes with us. My son is turning 13 soon, and I like the idea of the game truck. http://www.rebeccakrusee.com
Awesome birthday themes. I love your birthday parties ideas… great post, thank you.
These are brilliant party ideas! thank you for sharing these ideas. Great compilation.
I love Harry Potter Party from Toad’s Treasures theme, next month is my son’s birthday. Thanks for the amazing list
Definitely Love, love all the little touches, especially the treats 😀 Some great ideas for children parties!
I have a question what did you use for the eyes, nose, buttons and mouth for Monster Bash?
For the Monster Bash, you should click over for the instructions on that website. 🙂
I HEART NAPTIME? thank you for your respond, you helped me a lot!
Would you be so kind to share some table party activities for boys?
Wow! It was really an awesome collection of party ideas! Thanks. The boys are always changing their minds on what kind of birthday party they want. But one things for sure they love a themed birthday party.
I love some of these ideas, especially the pirate cake pop medallions – they look unbelievably effective and scrumptious! I have two sons and can affirm that pirate themed parties are always a hit with the boys for their birthdays! We’ve actually had five pirate themed parties between the two of them, this is because one adores Peter Pan, while the older one is obsessed with the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Either way – I now consider myself as a pirate party planner pro! Though I might have to steal the medallion pop cake idea for another party!
Anyway I was wondering if you had any tips/inspiration for planning girls parties? My sister is currently planning her daughter’s 6th birthday party,and has enlisted my help – so any tips for princess/fairy/wonderland types of parties would be fabulous.
Yes! We have or Top 50 Sweet Girls Party Ideas here! 🙂
These are some great birthday party ideas. My son would totally love that Willy Wonka Themed party. I’ll have to talk to him to make sure, but for the most part, I’m sure he’d like a themed party.
Such a cute party idea! 🙂 Glad you enjoyed reading about these.
I love the Monster Bash design! Very cute ideas here. Thanks!
Do you have ideas for Gardener?
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Really love the cowboy party idea!
Wow! It was really an awesome collection of party ideas! Thanks. The boys are always changing their minds on what kind of birthday party they want. But one things for sure they love a themed birthday party. I had great experience with https://www.planetjashn.com. They did extremely well.
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