Everyone loves attending carnivals, and these Carnival Birthday Party Ideas are sure to make your next event the talk of the town. From fun games to snacks and even the colors, carnivals bring to mind all the things you love about your childhood. A Carnival party can be a bit of work to create, but the result will leave your kids happy and the guest amazed at what you pulled off.
CARNIVAL BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS
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You can’t bring everything from a local carnival, but you may have neighbors or friends who don’t mind bringing out some fun live farm animals for a small petting zoo. A pony ride, a few goats or even a few pigs and chickens can be a fun addition to your backyard during a carnival themed birthday party.
Don’t scrimp on color
From streamers to posters, balloons and tablecloths right colors are always happening at carnivals. As you watch the rides of your local carnival roll into town, you surely will see bright yellow, blue, red, green, orange and purple. Grab solid colored basic supplies to create a bright fun theme. Wind solid streamers together to make a rainbow of colors that reflects the carnival theme.
Create game booths
If you have the time and supplies, you can grab some 2×4 pieces, plywood and paint to create a handful of fun game booths to post around your yard or home.
Wooden Disk Drop GamePlastic Carnival Can Bean Bag Toss Game (6 pc)You can even do smaller versions made of cardboard, or position games around the yard separated by shower curtains, bedsheets or other fabric. Things like the classic dart games, throwing a ball into a bottle or even horseshoes are great for these kind of booths.
Serve carnival foods
Hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, corn dogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy are all classic carnival foods that go right alongside your best freshly made lemonade. Cake and ice cream are classic for birthday parties, but you can skip them and serve snow cones instead. Some of these items are easy to make on your own, but look at local rental supply locations for carnival sized cotton candy and popcorn machines to make the theme even more classic. You can even set up one of your game booths to give away classic rainbow lollipops as a prize!
Dress for the occasion
If you really want to bring the carnival theme to the party, you should dress up for the occasion. Clowns are always popular, but you may want to ask your guests in advance just in case a little one has clown fears. Other options are to dress with a colorful circus like theme that will stand out among the guests. Go as a ring leader with top hat and cane for a fun exciting way to lead the kids around a classic carnival birthday party.
These carnival birthday party ideas are just the beginning of what you can do to give your kids a truly unique and fun experience at their next birthday. Rainbow colored cupcakes, cakes and of course snow cones will be a hit with kids for treats. Party favor bags that include classic carnival treats like rubber duckies, candy, necklaces and of course small stuffed animals will bring the theme together beautifully!