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The Best Unicorn Birthday Party Ideas

Unicorn Birthday Party Ideas

You’ve decided to throw your child the best unicorn birthday party in history. Congratulations! This is an exciting time, but it can also be a little bit daunting. There are so many things to think about – from the decorations to the cake, and everything in between. Don’t worry, though – I’m here to help. In this blog post, I will share my best unicorn birthday party ideas and tips for throwing a fantastic party.

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Unicorn Birthday Party Ideas

Unicorn Birthday Party Invitations

The first step in planning any birthday party is sending out invitations. If you want to go the extra mile, why not send unicorn-themed invitations? There are lots of great options available online, or you could even make your own.

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Unicorn Birthday Party Decor

Once you have your invitations sorted, it’s time to start thinking about the decor. A unicorn birthday party should be colorful and whimsical, so aim to use lots of pink, purple, and white. You can find lots of great ideas online, or you could even get creative and make your own decorations.

Choosing a Color Scheme

When it comes to choosing a color scheme, there are lots of options for a unicorn birthday party. Pink and purple are the obvious choices, but you could also go with silver and blue for a more wintery look.

Balloon Arches

One of the best ways to create a festive atmosphere is with balloon arches. You can find lots of great tutorials online, or you could hire a professional to do it for you.

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Front Yard Decor

If you’re throwing your party outdoors, why not decorate your front yard or door? You could hang banners, put up a photo booth, or even create a giant unicorn head out of balloons.

Tablescape #l- Sweets Table

The sweets table is always a popular spot at any birthday party, and a unicorn party is no exception. You can find lots of great ideas online for setting up this type of table, but be sure to include lots of pink and purple candy as well as cupcakes and cake pops in unicorn designs.

Tablescape #2- Gifts & Favors Table

Another important table at any birthday party is the gifts and favors table. Be sure to include a variety of unicorn-themed gifts and favors, as well as a few simple decorations like balloons and banners.

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Tablescape #3- Food & Beverage Table

The food and beverage table is another important spot at any birthday party, and it’s especially important at a unicorn party. Be sure to include lots of colorful food and drinks, as well as a few unicorn-themed items like cupcakes and cake pops.

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Tablescape #4- Kids Table

If you have younger guests attending your party, be sure to set up a special kids table for them. This can be as simple as a few colorful tables and chairs, or you could go all out with a unicorn-themed tablecloth, plates, and cups.

Photo Wall & Props

One of the best ways to capture memories from your unicorn birthday party is by setting up a photo wall. You can find lots of great ideas online, or you could even create your own props and decorations.

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Balloon Mosaics

Another fun way to capture memories from your party is by creating balloon mosaics. This is a bit more time-consuming, but the results are worth it!

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Birthday Party Games & Activities

A birthday party isn’t complete without games and activities. There are lots of great unicorn-themed games and activities available online, or you could come up with your own ideas.

Make a Rainbow Necklace

Invite the little guests to make their own rainbow bead necklace or bracelet to take home as the favor.

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Adopt a Unicorn

Set up a unicorn adoption center that includes their own tiny unicorn and a birth certificate where they can fill in their unicorns name and birthday.  To be extra special, get these sweet little boxes to take their unicorns home in.

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Unicorn Party Games

Of course there’s always the typical birthday party games to play, especially pin the horn on the unicorn.

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Meet a “Real Unicorn”

Check your local area for horse trainers that do birthday parties.  Many will dress a horse up like a unicorn and bring him to your party for an extra special surprise.

Hair Highlights & Glitter Glam Station

Why not offer a glam station where the little guests can have their hair highlighted with fun colors and get a glitter tattoo?  Maybe even offer special unicorn horn hats instead of the traditional party hats.

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Unicorn Birthday Party Favors

Be sure to include a few fun favors in your unicorn birthday party bags. You can find lots of great ideas online, or you could even create your own.

Unicorn Play-Doh

These little unicorn play-doh kits make the perfect party favor.  They come with sparkly play-doh in whatever color you want and little trinkets and toys for a full sensory experience.

unicorn play-doh set
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Unicorn Bath Bomb

Another fun party favor idea are these unicorn bath bombs that turn bath water into a rainbow explosion.

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Unicorn Sidewalk Chalk

Unicorn sidewalk chalk is another great unicorn party favor idea.  I love these sets of three that could easily be split up and put in party bags or wrapped in cellophane with a gift tag.

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  • Hi I love all these idea will def be using them for my daughters 5th bday next month. Where would I find stuffed unicorn toys? I want to do the adopt a unicorn as party favors. Thanks a lot.


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