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25 Popular Tween and Teenager Birthday Parties


Here you go, 25 popular tween and teenager birthday party themes for your son or daughter.  You can tailor any of these ideas to your preferred color scheme and budget.

Tween and Teenager Birthday Parties

As always, the Tip Junkie Party blog has HUNDREDS of teen and tween party themes so you can always search there if you’re looking for more ideas.

Teenager Party Themes


1. Trendy Outdoor Movie Party ~ This Trendy Outdoor Movie Party is absolutely phenomenal!  Add some fringe, bunting, lots of color, jelly belly concession, outdoor movie screen, popcorn bar and a decorate your own cupcake station and you have yourself one of the most memorable parties ever.

DIY Selfie Station

2.  DIY Selfie Station ~ Create the perfect sparkly backdrop for “selfie’s” to be taken. Don’t forget the photo props.

Emoji Birthday Party

3.  Emoji Birthday Party ~ Inspired by the popular emoji faces, this party is sure to have many “likes” from boys and girls. There’s so much more that you don’t want to miss. #love #bday

harry potter party

4.  Harry Potter Birthday Party ~ How to make party favors for a Harry Potter party {featured via craft room}.

Leopard Princess 4th Birthday Party

5.  Leopard Princess Birthday Party ~ This Leopard Princess birthday party is sweet and fabulous all at the same time.  Includes a rockin’ cake to match as well as a blow-up princess.  I love this color combination.

Surprise Sweet 16 Party

6.  Surprise Sweet 16 Party ~ Shhh…it’s a Surprise!  And, what a beautiful surprise it was.  While the birthday girl was on her first date the transformation began.  There was a surplus of bright colors, hearts, banners, paper chandeliers, and an abundance of sweet treats.  Plus, a creative genius to create one amazing party!

Divergent Party {how to}

7.  Divergent Party {how to} ~ Thinking of Throwing a Divergent Birthday Party? It can be super simple and inexpensive, especially, using the free printables from Amy Locurto. This post should give you plenty of ideas to help you throw your party! ”I am selfish, I am brave!” Which faction will you choose?

Glow in the Dark Party

8.  Glow in the Dark Party ~ Want to make your nighttime “club” party a little more fun? Just add glow sticks! You can use them as centerpieces, chandeliers and candy bar table decor. Your guests of all ages will be ooohing and ahhhing.

Teenage Queen 13th Birthday Party

9.  Teenage Queen 13th Birthday Party ~ All the girls had manicures, pedicures, hair and make-up done, then off to a restaurant and the back home for desserts and a sleepover. Needless to day the girls had an awesome night.



10. Tween Teen Instagram Party {unique party themes} Inspired by the popular app, Instagram, this party is sure to have many “likes” from the teenage girl. Chevron stripes, polka dots, camera lens cookies and an oversized 3D camera are some of the adorable party features. There’s so much more that you don’t want to miss. #instaparty #bday

Tween Spa Party

11.  Tween Spa Party ~ With darling printables and a teal and blue color scheme this party looks so much fun I’m dying to attend. {wink}

A Preteen Spa Day Birthday

12. A Preteen Spa Day Birthday ~ A fabulous time was had by all when going to the spa we created in our home. Truth be told, I think lots of much older girls would love a party like this!

Sophisticated Tween Birthday with Spa

13. Sophisticated Tween Birthday with Spa ~ This party is a mix of pink black and with with damask patterns. The guests enjoyed mani and pedi with facials and make up. The dessert bar included treats and favors of lotion, lip gloss, and nail polish.

Teen Preppy Beach Party

14. Teen Preppy Beach Party ~ Oooo, this party just SCREAMS Summer. If you don’t have a birthday party coming up, find another excuse to hold a bash like this. Graduation, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Saturday…whatever it takes!

despicable me

15. Despicable Me Party ~ This Despicable Me Party has all of your party needs covered with handmade ideas.  Fun food, invitations, decorations and games.  There are also more ideas for party games and decorations.

Tae Kwon Do Party {Boy Birthday Party Ideas}

16. Tae Kwon Do Party {Boy Birthday Party Ideas} ~ This black-belt earning celebration would also make a great birthday party theme. The dessert table is full of clever treats, including licorice belts. Check out all of the great ways the incorporated the colored belts into the homemade decorations.

Teen Peace, Love, Party!

17. Peace, Love, Party! ~ I love the vibrant colors of this Peace, Love Party! I think this is a perfect themed party for a tween – not too baby-ish but still fun and exciting.

graffiti disco party

18.  Graffiti Disco Party ~ Here is a great post filled with inspiration on ways to serve food and drinks to tween or teen boys at a dance party! This spread is not only fun and funky but looks super yummy! The birthday boy and his friends are sure to love this station!

Red Carpet Hollywood Party

19.  Red Carpet Hollywood Party ~ Take a walk on the red carpet at this glitzy Red Carpet Hollywood party. Everything from gold star chandeliers to fun movie snack favorites. What girl won’t love star treatment?!

Mystery Birthday Party

20.  Mystery Birthday Party Calling all super sleuths!  Come solve the mystery of the missing ring at this super fun birthday party.  The tables cape consisted of stacked up mystery books, vintage suitcases, candles, Clue game board and pieces, and magnifying glasses.  Click on the link to check out the fun food ideas, party favors, cake, and activities.

Party Like it’s 1904-An American Girl (Samantha) Mystery Party

21. Party Like it’s 1904-An American Girl (Samantha) Mystery Party ~ Nine year old girl party featuring an American Girl Mystery to solve, homemade apron and hairbow favors, and a custom silhouette motif.

Glamping (AKA Glamour Camping)

22. Glamping (AKA Glamour Camping) – Even the most “indoorsy” kinda gal could enjoy a romp in the woods with this kind of camping. I know I could. And what a fun idea for a teen or tween girl party!

Tween Baking Party

23. Tween Baking Party ~ As party guests start to arrive, put them to work embellishing their very own chef’s hat. Have each girl put her name on a hat with sticker letters to avoid any confusion and to help everyone get to know each other. Party guests will create special flowers made out of coffee filters and cupcake liners to adorn their hats. Each one will end up being as unique as the party guest.

How to Throw an Alice in Wonderland Themed Party {tea party}

24.  How to Throw an Alice in Wonderland Themed Party {tea party}Down the rabbit hole with this absolutely adorable Alice in Wonderland tea inspired party!  There is an abundance of creative and budget friendly decorating ideas to get your party planning started.  A doily garland, heart garland, a mix match of table linens and chairs, and photo booth props are a few to mention.  Don’t forget to click on the link to see some other fabulous food and game ideas!

Secret Agent Spy Party

25. Secret Agent Spy Party ~ A great party planned with food, entertainment, and fab decor. Any teen will have so much fun with this secret agent spy party.

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