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Teen Birthday Ideas

Updated on June 24, 2019

Teen Birthday Party Ideas

Choosing a great theme or venue for a teen‘s birthday can be tricky. If you’re having trouble deciding what to do for your next party, this article will help. Here are some great ideas that will make your party a hit.

1. A Sleepover

For a night at home for your party, sleepovers can be perfect. Sleepovers can be great on their own, or you can add one of the below themes to make your sleepover even better. Some ideas for things to do at your party include binge watching seasons of your favorite shows on Netflix, eating your favorite snacks, telling scary stories, discussing conspiracy theories, or watching creepy movies.

2. Ice Cream Buffet

Another great idea for an at-home birthday party is an ice cream buffet. This party theme is awesome because it’s affordable, fun and so tasty. Simply find different flavors of ice cream and plenty of toppings, sprinkles, syrups, and whipped cream and let the guests make their own cones!

Decorations are easy for this theme. Simply find a brightly colored table cloth that compliments the theme to use at your ice cream station, add some colorful streamer or balloons, and you’ve got a bright, delicious themed party that your guests will love.

3. At-Home Spa Day

An at-home spa party is a cute and affordable way to get the spa experience in the comfort of your own home. You can include face masks, foot baths, manicures and pedicures. For great party favors that compliment this theme, you can create self care bags that include bath bombs, nail polish, perfume, lotion, face masks and bubble bath. You can find all these items at the dollar store.

4. 1960’s

For a 1960’s themed birthday, make a playlist of some great 60’s music and tie-dye t shirts! Watch some great classic movies or television shows from this era on a projector outdoors to recreate the drive in theaters of the 60’s. Take photos using a Polaroid camera to capture all your best moments 60’s style.

5. Bonfire

A bonfire is a great theme for a laid back party at home. All you need is a great playlist of chill music, a fire pit and plenty of lawn chairs. For food you can roast hot dogs or make smores. You can decorate with fairy lights, and put blankets out for the guests if it's a cold night. Telling scary stories is the perfect activity for this theme, or guests can just sit around and talk. Be sure to have a cooler outside with plenty of drinks. Guests are sure to love this this theme because it's laid back and fun.

6. Movie Theater

For a night out, a movie theater is a great place for a birthday party. Look up the latest films ahead of time and decide on one that everyone will love. This idea is perfect if you're looking for a fun and exciting party without having a lot of mess to clean up at home. Hit up the concessions stand instead of worrying about preparing snacks and drinks like you have to do at at-home parties. Going to see a movie is a great way to celebrate your next birthday and entertain all your guests effortlessly.

7. Theme Park/Carnival

If you're looking for a super fun place to celebrate your birthday and your budget isn't tight, a theme park or carnival is a great place to throw your next party. Guests will love all the games and rides, and the prizes they'll win make great party favors. Some rides take photos that can be a great way for you and your friends to commemorate the evening.

8. Trampoline Park

Trampoline parks are so much fun. Show off your gymnastic skills by doing flips and other tricks. You can bounce for hours with your friends and get some great exercise.

9. Arcade

An arcade is a great place to have a birthday party because there are tons of games to keep everyone entertained. Photo booths are a great way to capture some fun memories with friends. Most arcades also have some type of food or snacks available so you don’t have to worry about how you’re going to feed your guests.

10. A Night At A Hotel

A hotel is the perfect place for an amazing sleepover. Order room service so no one has to cook, and you’re away from home so clean up is as easy as packing your bags again the next morning. You can also order movies from the television in your hotel room and pop popcorn in the microwave, then kick back with your friends and have a movie night!

Do you like any of these party ideas? Have you ever tried one? Comment below and let me know.


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