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6 Boho Birthday Party Ideas for Your Little One’s Celebration

Boho birthday party for a child with purple accents and rainbow details | PartySlate

The best party themes for your kid’s birthday should reflect their personality. And if your child is creative, carefree, and adventurous, a boho birthday might be for them. A boho birthday party takes the cake as our current favorite kids birthday party theme.

Think: flower crowns, pastel colors, and matte balloons. This chic and fun theme will bring out the free-spirited, bohemian side in all of us.

We searched through hundreds of real birthday parties to bring you 6 boho birthday party ideas for your little one’s celebration. Find even more birthday party inspiration and party vendors on PartySlate.

1. Say it With Signage

Whether it’s your child’s name or a nod to the theme, signage is a chic and customized way to provide a focal point (and photo moment) for your child’s birthday party.

The name Brynn spelled out in a balloon sign by the edge of a pool at kids birthday party | PartySlate
photographer: B. Ashton Visuals See More
two little girls running into the pool at birthday party in front of birthday sign | PartySlate
photographer: Theresa Elizabeth Photography See More
pastel boho birthday sign with balloons | PartySlate
photographer: Julian Navarette | Le Petite Privé See More
colored glassware sitting on a table with flowers in the background | PartySlate
photographer: Erin J Saldana | Delovely Details, Inc. See More

2. Play with Pastels

Leveraging pastels for a boho-inspired party color palette feels relatively straightforward, but consider playing with color combinations or prioritizing a single pastel hue.

pastel colored glassware on a table with flowers in the back for a birthday party | PartySlate
photographer: Lens M By Michaela Photography | Déjà vu Sweets See More
2nd birthday party with pastel colored daisy accents and plates | PartySlate
photographer: Jon Cu Photography | Aliana Events See More
boho outdoor birthday with ice cream truck covered in balloons | PartySlate
photographer: Derek K Photography | Dolce & Gelato Catering Inc. See More

3. Add Sweet Wicker Accents

When it comes to wicker, baskets are just the beginning. Infuse your tablescape, seating, and overall party décor with casual and comfortable, yet chic wicker.  

whicker baskets sitting on blanket for a picnic | PartySlate
photographer: Audra Wrisley Photography | CG & Co Events See More
baby with flower crown standing next to whicker chair at her birthday party | PartySlate
photographer: Laura Moll Photography | Nu Leaf Design See More
photographer: B. Ashton Visuals See More

4. Elevate the Bounce House

It’s unavoidable: your kids are going to want a bounce house. But you can work with a decor partner, florist, or balloon artist to elevate your bounce house to be a beautiful focal point.

pastel pink bounce house at kids birthday party covered in pink balloons | PartySlate
photographer: Alyssa Hunter Photography See More
White bounce house covered in purple and yellow balloons outside | PartySlate
photographer: B. Ashton Visuals See More
yellow bounce house covered in pink and yellow balloons | PartySlate
photographer: Jon Cu Photography | Aliana Events See More

5. Prioritize a Photo-Worthy Spot

Photo ops can blend seamlessly with the rest of your party décor. Customized backdrops, decked-out seating areas, and creative installations are a few of our favorite approaches.

Mom and daughter at birthday party in front of personalized sign | PartySlate
photographer: B. Ashton Visuals See More
photo op corner with a chair covered in flowers and tulle | PartySlate
photo courtesy of: Keren Precel Events See More

6. Sweeten the Deal

It wouldn’t be a kid’s birthday party without dessert. Cakes and take-home confections offer the perfect opportunity to carry your boho theme through to the very end of your event. 

popsicles sitting on table with decorative designs on them | PartySlate
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Korean first birthday party food on gold tray | PartySlate
photographer: Erin J Saldana | Delovely Details, Inc. See More
birthday cake with rustic crumb coat frosting and bright colored flowers around the base on a cake stand | PartySlate
photographer: Audra Wrisley Photography | CG & Co Events See More
Daisy cupcakes at a boho kids birthday party | PartySlate
photographer: Jon Cu Photography | Aliana Events See More

People Also Ask …

What is a boho style birthday party?

A boho style birthday party is all about pastel colors, vibrant flowers, and creating a free-spirited atmosphere. Décor pieces like rainbows, flower crowns, pampas grass, and matte balloons are perfectly on theme. Details such as themed signage, wicker accents, photo-ops, and decorated pastries will make your boho party even better.

How do you throw a boho birthday party?

First, hire an event planner that can help develop your vision for this special celebration. Then, hire your design team and any other vendors you need to create and execute the boho party of your child’s dreams. Don’t forget to secure a photographer to capture sweet pictures of your little one that you will cherish for years to come.

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