With fall knocking at the door, it’s time to say goodbye to pool parties and hello to awesome autumn-themed birthday parties perfect for the crisp weather ahead. If your child is having a birthday this fall, celebrate the season with our round-up of 9 festive themed parties. Read on to discover our fave fall birthday themes that anyone can pull off!
For even more fall fun, be sure to visit our Fall Fun Guide.
Here’s 9 fall themed birthday party ideas for kids:
#1 Apple Time
This birthday party theme is just as sweet as apple pie! Not to mention apple cupcakes, apple cookies, apple donuts… you get the picture. We have a few fun apple themed party ideas in our article “Apple of My Eye: Birthday Party Ideas 4 Kids”.
#2 Cowgirl or Cowboy Party
Howdy pardners! It’s time to round up all the cowboys and cowgirls for a western theme birthday party. Whether your child is into rodeo, horses, or the wild west, this is a fun party for everyone. So saddle up and put on your favorite hat, you’ve got a party to plan.
#3 Magic, Mystery and Muggles
The next best thing to a letter from Hogwart’s might be a Harry Potter-themed birthday party. Check out our wizard themed party for inspiration. Make your own wands, play Quittich and send your guests home with their own personal stash of candies from Honeyduke’s.
#4 Pumpkin Patch
Gather up your fave seasonal decor—pumpkins, scarecrows and a hay bale or two—and you’ll be party-ready in a snap. Not up to playing farmer this year? Reach out to a local pumpkin patch like The Pumpkin Ranch in Winterset and host the birthday party there.
#5 Game On
Invite your kids’ friends over for an afternoon of gaming in your driveway! The Game Truck Des Moines provides the entertainment, you just need to provide a few snacks. Plus, we’ve got you covered with full details on a Game Truck Themed Birthday Party.
#6 Artsy Autumn
#7 On the Hunt
It’s easy to host an outdoor scavenger hunt party in the fall, even if the weather’s chilly. Create a list of items around your neighborhood or use a pre-made one. Another idea is to make your hunt high-tech with Geocaches.
#8 Touchdown Tailgate
If fall at your house means football, why not throw a football themed birthday party? Invite your kids’ friends over to watch a big game or attend a local college game. We’ve got some great ideas for tailgating with kids.
#9 Woodland Wander
Nature themes for a fall birthday party are a sure bet. The Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge in West Des Moines makes a great place to host a party. You can choose from a variety of party themes for kids ages five to seven years old.
What’s your suggestion for a fun fall themed birthday party for kids? Let us know in the Comments below!