Sometimes time gets away from you (especially with kids in the house!) and the next thing you know it’s almost birthday time and you have nothing planned. It’s OK. It happens to even the best party planners sometimes. I know a few amazing gals who throw tremendous parties for a living and yet sometimes get down to the wire throwing together a party for their own kids. LOL. I’ve even been known to throw together last minute party or two myself. At the end of the day, if your birthday party makes the birthday boy or girl feel special and celebrated, then you’ve done a great job! Here are some Last Minute Party Ideas to help you throw together a great birthday party in just a short amount of time.
Classic Party Ideas work very well as Last Minute Party Ideas
Polka Dot Party with printables
Cute and straight-forward Farm Party with free printables
Art Party – a simple dessert table and some fun art activities make for a straightforward and super fun party
Pool Party – a table of food, a pool for fun and you have the makings of a great party
Ice Cream Bar with free printable popsicle banner – ice cream parties come together pretty quickly. Everyone loves ice cream! It just takes some color and some great toppings to pull together a great dessert table.
Cupcake Party –Great idea! Let the guests be bakers and bake their own cakes! Such fun!
Slumber Party – make a Pancakes and Pajamas Party
Movie Night – substitute regular cookies for fancy cookies and you could pull this movie night party together fairly quickly
Nerf Gun Party – I’m not saying you could pull off this entire party last minute but you could certainly take some elements from this party to pull together something amazing.
What are your favorite last minute party ideas? Share them in the comments below!