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A Themed Birthday Party sounds like a fun thing to do for your kids. Besides they only have one special day a year generally so why not go all out and be extravagant?
The year one of my boys turned 7 all he wanted was a Football Birthday party. Of course, he pipes up with this idea about 3 weeks before his birthday so it was pretty chaotic that three weeks to get everything put together.
Football Themed Birthday Party Ideas
Football Party Decorations
This was the fun part. I love decorating and getting creative so we jumped right in with invites.
Football Invites – I found these on Etsy and fell in love! I had my files within 12 hours of purchase. The seller was amazing and even made minor changes for me instantly. We printed them on 100-pound cardstock at the local UPS store but you could print them at home as well if you have a decent printer. They also come with Thank You cards so you won’t have to purchase those separately.
Penalty Flags – This was such a fun DIY to do. It really stood out and was a hit with the other parents too.
Football Plates– Party City again beat out Amazon on these. They also had this bundle that included the table covering I wanted.
These super cute Football Field Treat cups were perfect for finger foods.
Room Decorations – When we got these decorations they said, GIANT. I underestimated that word. They were HUGE! They literally filled up my living room and dining room. After the party, they were relocated to my son’s room.
Party Favor Bags – These were so much fun to put together and it was something my son tackled as his own project for the party. We bought the field printed bags and then picked up regular green ones from Dollar Tree and just colored footballs on them. Packed inside were these fun toys:
- Attitude Party Bracelets
- Football Pencils
- Football Mints
- Soft Footballs
- Football Keychains
- Football Whistles
- Mini Foam Fingers
- Football Crazy Straws
Football Party Foods
Football Rice Krispies Treats –
Crockpot Hot Dogs – This is the most time saving of them all. Literally, put the entire package of hot dogs in your crockpot (thawed or frozen) and set it on low for 3-4 hours. The hot dogs make their own water so no need to add any. Its a set and forget, and I LOVE it. SAVE THE PIN for later!
Football Cupcakes – So simple and fun.
If you have other foods to display consider using these Football Snack Bowls, they would be awesome for popcorn and so much more.
More Snack Ideas:
- Turkey and Cheese Cucumber Roll-Ups Recipe
- Loaded Potato Slices Recipe
- Crockpot Cheesy Sausage Dip Recipe
- Crockpot Tangy BBQ Meatballs Recipe
Football Party Games
Quarterback Throw – Super simple and frugal game DIY that provides tons of fun!
Do you have more ideas to make a Football Themed Birthday Party even more awesome? Share your ideas below.