photographer: : Domino Arts Photography | planner: : Chris Weinberg Events | design: : Gilded Group Décor | venue: : Frost Museum of Science | invitation: : Allie Munroe
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15 Bar Mitzvah Invitations to Get the Party Started

Spark excitement for your child’s Bar Mitzvah right from the start with unique and personalized invitations. 

This momentous day in your child’s life — from being called up to the bema to joyfully dancing the hora — commemorates the transition to adulthood. And it deserves to be celebrated (not to mention, anticipated).

Give your guests a reason to get excited (and maybe start scrapbooking) with these 15 save-worthy Bar Mitzvah invitations. From modern ghost metal to basketball-themed acrylic, we know how to take your invitations to the next level — as well as find an invitation company to pull off the look.

Sports-Themed Bar Mitzvah Invitations

March Madness-Theme Bar Mitzvah Invitations | PartySlate

photographer: Otero+Seclen Photography | planning & production: NYLUX Events | décor: Adam Leffel Productions | venue: Melrose Ballroom

1. March Madness

New York, NY

Guests knew they were in a for an epic basketball-themed Bar Mitzvah party from the moment they received these wooden invitations by Amy Glaser | Graphic Design

Click to see how a basketball court dance floor mirrored the sleek wooden design of the invitation suite — as well as the suspended scoreboard that made the venue space feel like a real-life arena. 

Soccer-Theme Bar Mitzvah Invites | PartySlate

photographer: Erin Kiernan Photography | planner: Ellen Maniatty | décor: Stefan Floral Decor | venue: Loeb Central Park Boathouse

2. Kick Back and Enjoy

New York, NY

Soccer fans got a kick out of this soccer ball-shaped invitation suite by EAF Fine Papers — as well as a sneak peek of the celebration ahead.

Click to discover how the soccer theme carried over to the party’s dessert with everything from a soccer ball-tiered cake to custom-printed candy bar labels. 

Baseball-Theme Blue and White Bar Mitzvah Invitation Suite | PartySlate

photographer: Chad Kraus | décor & venue: Life the place to be

3. Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Ardsley, NY

This sleek blue-and-gray Bar Mitzvah invitation suite by Out of the Box NY was a grand slam with friends and family.

See other baseball-themed elements from this immersive Bar Mitzvah party. You’ll find vibrant uplighting, custom lounge areas, towering centerpieces, and other unique details.

Baseball-Theme Invitation With Side Pocket | PartySlate

photographer: Page Bertelsen Photography | planning & design: Marilyn Ambra Weddings and Events | floral: Loop Event Florals | venue: Terra Gallery

4. You Win Some…You Win Some

San Francisco, CA

Hyegraph invitations & Calligraphy gave us good reason to amend the New York Yankees slogan, “You win some, you lose some.” We especially adore how this baseball-themed Bar Mitzvah invitation features a convenient side pocket for an RSVP card.

Make sure to see other fun baseball-themed elements at this Yankee-themed party. We’ll give you a hint: A baseball jersey makes a great “guest book.”

Football-Theme Invitation for Bar Mitzvah Party | PartySlate

photographer: Kari Otero Photography | planning & design: Florie Huppert Design | floral: House of Flowers NY | venue: Espace

5. Party [Field] Goals

New York, NY

FHD Invites You helped these Bar Mitzvah parents achieve their party goals with an on-theme football invitation suite — take a closer look at that football’s texture. 

Head to this photo album gallery to see how the party continued with football-turf table linen, football-themed centerpieces, and interactive sports activities.


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Modern Bar Mitzvah Invitations 

Gun Metal Bar Mitzvah Invite | PartySlate

photo courtesy of Julie Maloof Designs’ Instagram | photographer: Andy Foster Photography | planner: Beth Fink Events | décor: Lounge it Up | venue: Milburn Sports Academy

6. Sleek as Metal

Millburn, NJ

Julie Maloof Designs used raised lettering on these sleek, gun metal invitations for an ultra-modern design.

Discover how modern design elements were woven throughout this retro, 90s-themed celebration: You’ll find geometric patterns, an LED band stage, plus funky and colorful seating.


7. Xtreme Lucite

Miami, FL

Ultra-mod Bar Mitzvah Party invitations by Allie Munroe anticipate the innovative details that guests enjoyed at this Xtreme sports-themed party. 

Click to see a glow-stick lighting installation, a surfs-up photo op, an interactive LED dance floor, and dazzling architectural details. Trust us; you have to see it to believe it.


Metallic Silver and Black Bar Mitzvah Invites | PartySlate

photographer: Diana M. Lott Photography | planner: TRES Events | floral & décor: Botanial 9 & Townsley Designs | venue: JW Marriott Austin

8. Modern Metallic

Austin, TX

This sleek silver invitation by Méldeen evokes the gleam and glimmer of a polished race car — a perfect complement to the racing-theme décor found throughout the Bar Mitzvah celebration.

Click to see a black-and-white dance floor with the iconic checkered racing pattern, “motor oil” mocktails, and a race car photo op. You’ll want to zoom right over.


Metallic Black, Pink, and Purple B'Nai Mitzvah Invitation | PartySlate

photographer: Kari Otero Photography | planning & design: Florie Huppert Design | venue: Union Park

9. Foil Flair

New York, NY

We love how this B’nai Mitzvah invitation, by FHD Invites You, captures the dynamic color palette and lighting scheme of the celebration ahead with foiled material.

Head over to the actual party to discover vibrant pink uplighting, lucite tablescapes, a light-bulb ceiling installation, and LED bar setup. You’re bound to love the modern vibe as much as we do.


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Custom Bar Mitzvah Invitations for Unique Themes

Superhero-Themed Invitation Suite for Bar Mitzvah | PartySlate

photographer: Andy Foster Photography | planner: Michael Marielli Events | venue: West Rock Events

10. Save the Dates that Save the Day

Bardonia, NY

Out of the Box NY saved the day with these custom-made Bar Mitzvah invitations. We are especially obsessed with the clever wording which invites guests to get ready “to destroy the dance floor.”

Make sure you click to see how this superhero theme came to life with clever signage and graphics. “Pow, Bam!” indeed. 


Ski-Themed Invitation With Topographic Map for Bar Mitzvah Party | PartySlate

photographer: Andy Foster Photo |  planner: Michael Marielle Events

11. Hit the Slopes

New York, NY

We can’t wait to hit the slopes by checking “yes” to this party invite that opens up like a present. Out of the Box NY perfectly captures the ski-slope spirit with a topographic alpine-map backdrop.

See other spectacular details from this ski-themed Bar Mitzvah party such as a flannel-patterned dance floor, a bar area that resembles a ski lodge fireplace, and antler-inspired centerpieces. 


Passport-Themed Bar Mitzvah Invite for Travel-Themed Party | PartySlate

photographer: Cynthia Chung | planner: Rubel Event Management, LLC | designer: Oh So Fabulous | venue: TWA Hotel

12. Passport to a Good Time

New York, NY

Out of the Box NY made sure guests were headed to the right destination at this travel-themed Bar Mitzvah party. Passport-style invitations included an RSVP so guests could reserve their “priority seating.”

Discover other custom details from this unique celebration. We especially love the “arrival and departure” welcome signage — as well as swag kits that double as the perfect travel kits.


Old Hollywood Glam Art Deco-Style Bar Mitzvah Invitation Suite | PartySlate

photographer: Callaway Gable | planner: Bob Gail Events | floral & décor: Kathryn Watson Designs & Revelry Event Designers | venue: Culver Studios

13. Old-Hollywood Glam

Culver City, CA

We love how these unique Bar Mitzvah invitations by Amber Moon Design use sunbursts, chevron patterns, and a black-and-gold color palette to capture the Art Deco glamour of Old Hollywood.

Click here to indulge in Tinsel Town’s style — where guests found their table number with the help of some ultra-luxe tray-service. 


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Traditional Bar Mitzvah Invitations

Simple Yet Elegant Bar Mitzvah Invitation Design With Inverted Black and White Color Palette | PartySlate

photographer: Marjy and Andy Photography | planner: Chris Weinberg Events | décor: Gilded Group Décor | venue: El Tucán

14. Simple, Yet Elegant

Miami, FL

We love how these sleek and simple invitations by Executive Social Planners by Francine Luria use an inverted color palette.

Of course, these invitations were just the tip of the iceberg (or should we say, jungle). Click to see lavish tropical foliage, grape-cluster chandeliers, and colorful birdcage ceiling installation for a dazzling party in the tropics. 


Bar Mitzvah Invitations in Blue-and-White Color Palette | PartySlate

photographer: Indigo Photography | day-of planner: Head Over Heels Wedding & Events | planning & design: Cutie Patootie Creations | venue: Providence Country Club

15. It’s All About the Color Palette

Charlotte, NC

Cutie Patootie Creations tied these traditional invitations to the Bar Mitzvah party ahead with a cool blue color palette. 

Step into this blue-and-green lacrosse-themed celebration to find vibrant lighting and perfectly on-theme graphics. Also, did we mention there’s an ice sculpture?


Bar Mitzvah Swag, Signage, Napkins & More: Invitations are Just the Start

Printed materials go far beyond invitations. Your invitation and print company can design and produce everything from napkins and signage to branded party swag.

See how For Your Party created branded napkins to perfectly match the colorful invitations from this Hard Rock Café-themed Bar Mitzvah Party here.

We also love how TPD Design House created stay-safe sanitary kits for this micro Bar Mitzvah during COVID-19. Discover how the colorful kits (stationed on a neon-lit backdrop) fit right in at this Wynwood-inspired celebration.

Find a Bar Mitzvah Venue Near Me

PartySlate can help you find the perfect venue for your child’s Bar Mitzvah party. Click here to search our curated directory to find everything from luxury hotels to interactive museum spaces. 

Make sure to use the filters to narrow down your search by location, guest count, amenities, and more. Don’t forget to use the side map to explore venues in the unique neighborhoods of your city.

Find More Party Vendors & Inspiration

PartySlate can also connect you with the top party vendors for your child’s Bar Mitzvah party. Head to the curated directory to find event planners, entertainment, photographers, and more.

Moreover, use PartySlate to find the top ideas and inspiration for an unforgettable Bar Mitzvah bash. Click on the following to discover wow-worthy designs, interactive entertainment, creative catering ideas, and so much more.