5 Summer Party Themes

Want your neighbourhood to envy your last few summer gatherings? Make your get-togethers fun and refreshing with these beautifully creative party ideas!

Ice Cream Social

It’s been a hot one this summer so what better to plan your party around than ice cream! Cool off your guests with an ice cream social complete with a full ice cream bar with all the fixings. With a spread this tasty you won’t need to worry about it melting because it will be gone fast!

Ice cream social full buffet

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A summer party theme list would not be complete without the classic “luau” party. Make things a little tropical with lots of fresh fruits, refreshing drinks, tiki torches, and of course some grass hula skirts.

Tropical Luau with fruits

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Cactus Fiesta

Try a new more modern take on the classic fiesta party that everyone has grown to love. A cactus inspired fiesta will promise to be anything but a thorn in your side!

Cactus Fiesta with cakes and balloons that look like a cactus

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Outdoor Movie Night

Create your own cozy outdoor movie theatre with an outdoor movie night party inspired by the drive-ins. Using a projector and a white sheet it’s easy to create your own movie screen. Add a few cushions, blankets, and chairs and you are good to go. Oh and don’t forget to make some popcorn and bring the bug spray just in case!

Outdoor movie theatre in backyard with a sheet as a projection screen and comfy cushions and pillows to sit on

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Under The Sea

Make a big splash for your family and friends with this adorable under the sea party. Soft teal and coral, cute decorations, and tasty desserts help create the perfect mermaid inspired party that the kids will love!

Under the se themed party decor with coral blue and pink colours and cakes

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What are some of the themed parties you have been to recently? Let us know your favourites below in the comments!