A Mickey Mouse birthday party features Disney's most famous character. It is easy to see how much FUN, FUN, FUN it could be to translate your child's love and wonder for Mickey into the perfect birthday party. Using the party ideas found here as a conceptual guide or perhaps an exact blueprint, you can create a magical birthday experience for your little Mouseketeer.
Make your Mickey Mouse birthday look like it just spilled out of Mickey's Clubhouse. To focus the party space, decorate with magical decorations and when it's time to say goodbye, "Thanks for coming!" party favors. Pull together games and party food that match the fun party theme.
Meeska Mooska Mickey Mouse.
The best way to customize a setting is with color and ingenious styling. Here, striking textural combinations anchor the table, while bright colors attract attention. We love the table dressed up like Mickey, complete with suspenders and buttons.
Photo courtesy of Rachel J Special Events
Pretty in pink.
Sugar and spice and everything nice is replaced by soft pink, polka dots, and bows. Various layers of sweetness enhance this simple, baby soft tablescape.
The important elements of this party scene include everything Mickey in a bold color palette. The Happy Birthday banner pops on the fun polka dot and striped background, while the giant 1 takes center stage. Take the color scheme a step further by dressing up the food using color coordinated vessels.
Little boy blue.
Blue takes center stage and truly embodies the baby boy theme. This table design is simply amazing and seems to delight in blue.
That sure is swell.
Decorate in advance and keep it simple. Try to include something attractive and functional into your tablescape. The unique handmade placemats make a strong statement and serve a purpose.
Photo courtesy of Robyn's World
From start to finish this party scene is all about the birthday boy. The red backdrop features a picture of the Honoree and the photo banner gives a glimpse of his 1st year of life from newborn to 12 months.
Photo courtesy of Photos by Bello
Inform all your family and friends that it's time to party with everyone's favorite Disney character. Be sure to include pertinent party information and directions to the Clubhouse if needed.
Look who's 1.
A first birthday party is about as important as anything else that happens in the first year of life. Announce the celebration with just a hint of the fun to come.
Mickey Mouse Party Supplies
It all started with a mouse.
Your Mickey Mouse party supplies are an easy way to bring color and excitement to your tables. Select from a variety of plates, cups, napkins, and table covers featuring one of the world's most famous cartoon characters. If you are celebrating a 1st birthday, pastel colors replace the boldness of red and yellow. Check out these personalized supplies and banners.
There is no need to sacrifice style for the convenience of plastic cutlery. Here, Mickey's glove makes a big impression when handing over each place setting.
Drinking in the theme.
Design a beverage station that's all about Mickey. The dispensers, cups, and sippy cups drink in the Mickey birthday theme. The large cutout brings in bold color while proudly displaying the birthday boy's initials.
Punch up the cups.
Add some punch to your cups with white button stickers for a casual and pretty presentation. The bucket of black and white straws fits in seamlessly with the Mickey Mouse birthday theme.
That looks like fun.
This decidedly Mickey punch presentation is the perfect way for kids to serve themselves. Here, the removable ice chamber provides the ideal way to show off Mickey themed ice cubes. A beverage dispenser is a must have party essential, since it can be redecorated to fit any theme.
We've got ears, say cheers.
There are certain elements of a Mickey Mouse birthday party that are a must have. Mickey Mouse ears definitely say, "Let's party!"
Mickey Mouse Birthday Decorations
Smile from ear to ear.
Kids respond to balloons and they often have more impact than anything else. These colorful balloon bouquets that include the star of the show dance happily against a backdrop of color.
There is something about the simplicity of balloons that evokes a happy feeling. This tall Mickey balloon tower strikes just the right pose and is quite easy to make yourself.
The Mickey Mouse theme demands over the top decorations. This balloon arch will have the sudden impact needed to impress little Mouseketeers.
Come inside, it's fun inside.
Make a sign that cheerfully points out where Mouseketeers should go. Consider tying on a balloon bouquet for a festive party effect.
Signs of celebration.
Give guests a sense of direction with festive signs to identity each party station. Mickey Mouse lingo says it best and here are some of our favorites. . .
The Entrance. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Come Inside! It's Fun Inside!
The Food Table. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hot Dog! Hot Diggity Dog!
The Drink Station. . . . . . . . . .We've Got Ears, Say Cheers!
The Favor Station. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clubhouse Treats!
Here's what we did. . .
Coming through with flying colors.
Get creative with crepe paper. Hanging various colors of crepe paper streamers is an inexpensive way to gain a big impact. The Mickey Mouse paper lantern completes the festive look.
This Mickey Mouse honeycomb decoration was originally a hanging decoration. We snipped off the string, inserted a wooden dowel, and placed in a red pail containing Styrofoam. The fun factor came in the form of a red polka dotted bow tie attached with a red pipe cleaner and a festive yellow number 1 leaned against the dowel. Nothing completes a kid friendly centerpiece like candy.
We decorated the tables differently--a big nod to number one surrounded by confetti.
See ya real soon.
Up, up, and away with Mickey and the gang. This hot air balloon centerpiece will have Mickey, Minnie, Daisy, and Goofy flying high and the kids excited to see the familiar faces of the whole gang.
Flowers stand alone beautifully, but paying special attention to the presentation can pay off in a big way. Here, a Mickey Mouse pick and button embellished flower pot contribute to the playfulness of the centerpiece. It is best to stick to one color of flowers even if you mix the types of flowers.
Photo courtesy of A Blended Blessing
Choosing a birthday activity that will render a lifetime of memories is all part of the excitement. Capture picture perfect moments with this Mickey inspired photo frame prop.
Decorate with Disney's most famous mouse and bring on tons of fun. Boys and girls will love this artful decorating idea using multi-colored Mickey shapes strung on fishing line.
DIY Mickey centerpiece idea.
It's no secret that kids love to see their name, so go big. These boxes are stacked alternately by color and letters are applied in bright yellow. Isn't it amazing what can happen with a little creativity.
Mickey themed gift table.
We love the idea of incorporating the Mickey Mouse birthday theme into every party detail. Here, the gift table is topped off with a stuffed Mickey. This idea works equally well for a boy or girl.
Mickey Mouse Birthday Cake
Making cake memories.
Decorating your own Mickey Mouse birthday cake is a real treat. Mold a Mickey head using Rice Krispie treats. Pipe entire form with black stars. Add yellow stars cut from fondant to the top layer. Mickey Mouse cutouts with the age of the child piped on completes the bottom layer.
Combining mixed pastel shades with stripes and polka dots sets the stage for a first birthday bash. Mickey ears and the number 1 make the cake a real celebration of the theme.
Making the cake display part of the main event is creatively achieved here. Elevating the cake commands attention and opens up the perfect spot for the smash cake. Remember to keep those cameras charged up and ready to go when the smash cake is served.
Add an element of height and dimension to your presentation with this cupcake tower. The solid red colored cupcake liners draw attention to the cookie-eared cupcakes, while patterned ribbon adds another decorative element.
Highchair of honor.
Carry out the Mickey Mouse birthday theme in all areas that will make the biggest impact. We wanted to give our little one a safe place to enjoy his smash cake, while providing a special setting for memorable photographs. Easily accomplished here with bold colored fabric and decorative details.
Mickey Mouse 1st birthday.
First birthdays naturally create an opportunity for pictures. Here, our little one posed wearing a handmade crown in a wicker basket with colorful balloons floating in the background. Number 1 kept the reason for the celebration front and center.
Here's what we did.
All you need to make the crown worn by our special birthday boy is some felt and a glue gun. The pattern for the crown was cut from newspaper and measured to fit, then cut from red felt. Additional felt cut-outs added to the festivity.
Mickey Mouse Birthday Party Favors
Say thanks for coming with Mickey Mouse birthday favors and goodies. For the girls on your guest list, include necklaces, bracelets, or jewelry kits in your treat bags. The boys would enjoy paddle balls, gliders, or yo-yos. If you prefer the same favor for everyone, Mickey Mouse Pez, krispie treats, tatoos, bubbles, kaleidoscopes, or bounce balls are sure to please your entire list.
Cup full of fun.
Keeping the contents the same and choosing treats suitable for all ages is a good thing. Here, cups are filled with candy treats and a personalized Happy Birthday, while tissue paper and ribbon make it more of a surprise. The colorful Mickey Mouse cup will be useful afterward.
Mickey Rice Krispie treats.
You are in for a treat with these favor presentations. Rice Krispie treats are a kid favorite and this display takes them to a whole new level of goodness.
Let's start a parade.
These favors are fun and practical. Aside from the beach pail, each guest received candy, stickers, pencils, and a cup. For the smallest guests, Mickey sippy cups were included.
Minnie & Mickey.
Finding unique ways of presenting favors can turn small tokens into a work of art. His & her treats and goodies are presented here in Mickey and Minnie fashion.
Photo courtesy of Ashley Hales Photography
It's a brand new day, what'cha waitin' for?
What better way to say thank you than with these pails filled to the brim with treats. Treats include Mickey for the boys, Minnie for the girls, bubbles, and a rice krispie treat.
Look inside, it's fun inside.
These favor boxes add the element of surprise to your thank-you gifts. Unforgettable accents make a powerful statement as guests anticipate the magic nestled inside.
Mickey Mouse Birthday Food Ideas
Party in a watermelon.
Offer little guests a healthy treat to offset their sugar rush. Kids will naturally be drawn to this carved Mickey Mouse watermelon filled with freshness from the fruit section.
There's something undeniably irresistible to kids about pizza in all its yummy goodness. Not much can compete with Mickey shaped pizza.
Look to the theme for snack inspiration. These fruit kabobs will have kids eating them up without realizing it's a healthy snack. Short on time? Add a few Mickey cutouts randomly on top of a ready made fruit platter. Easy and fruity delicious.
Transform watermelon into magical little works of art. All you need is a slice of melon and some cookie cutters.
Photo courtesy of Two Healthy Kitchens
Snacks on the move.
Mickey touches make a noticeable difference to the look of snacks and needn't take up much time or effort. Here, there's something for everyone. A Mickey shaped cheeseball for adults and kid favorites for the little ones.
Just for fun details.
Here, the food table is laden with delicious things to eat against a colorful background of Disney friends. Notice the adjacent tables are covered with solid red tablecloths and Mickey inspired centerpieces. The contrast of color, pattern, and texture is all part of the cheerful look.
Mickey Mouse Birthday Games
Ok. Everybody, now it's time for a change of pace. Need entertainment that coordinates with the Clubhouse theme? Hot dog, hot dog, the problems solved.
Pin the ears on. . .
Krazy pants kanz.
Get up, stretch out, stomp on the floor with Clubhouse playtime.
Photo courtesy of The Taylors
Mickey Mouse bowling.
How many gumballs guessing game.
Bean bag toss.
Hot Dog, Hot Dog, Hot Diggety Dog! More Mickey Mouse birthday games. . .
Cut out red and yellow circles and place on the floor just like the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Play the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse CD and let the children do the hot dog dance.
Set up a table for children to color. Supply them with crayons and Mickey coloring pages.
Children love face painting and it's so easy. If you are using Mickey ears, just paint a black circle on their noses. If not, paint a big black circle for Mickey's head with two smaller circles for ears.
Play Simon Says, Mickey style.
A Mickey Mouse birthday pull string pinata is sure to be a big hit with your guests. Children take turns pulling one ribbon each until the goodies empty out. A much safer pinata for young children. Provide take home bags for the goodies.
One Stop Party Ideas Tip
If you can't take the party to Disney World, bring Disney World to the party. Rent or purchase a Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse costume. Birthday guests will be overjoyed with the appearance of their favorite characters. What a wonderful way to add to the party atmosphere and definitely worth the splurge.
Well everybody, that's our show. See ya soon!
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