10 Summer Baby Shower Themes

Summer is the perfect time to celebrate the upcoming arrival of a new baby. Whether you're planning a shower for yourself or a loved one, there are plenty of fun and creative themes to choose from. From tropical beach parties to sweet and fruity gatherings, these 10 summer baby shower themes are sure to inspire your planning.


1. Baby On Board

baby on board theme diaper cake


Hang ten and celebrate your little one with a surfing-themed baby shower! Incorporate beachy decor, like surfboards and palm trees, and serve up tropical treats like pineapple skewers and coconut water. You can even have a DIY surfboard decorating station for guests to create a personalized gift for the baby. Don't forget to play some beachy tunes and have a photo booth with surfboard props for memorable photos. Cowabunga, baby!

 This theme easily works for a baby girl by throwing in a little pink or coral!


girl baby on board theme diaper cake



2. Lemonade

lemon diaper cakes


Nothing says summer quite like a refreshing glass of lemonade. Embrace this summer staple by hosting a lemonade stand-themed baby shower. Decorate with yellow and white striped tablecloths, lemon centerpieces, and cute lemonade stand signs. Serve up lemonade in mason jars with striped straws and offer lemon-flavored treats like lemon bars and lemon cupcakes. You can even have a DIY lemonade stand station for guests to create their own lemonade concoctions. It's the perfect way to celebrate baby’s arrival in sweet summer style.

If baby on the way is a girl, we love the idea of incorporating pink for a pink lemonade theme. See our post with lots of ideas on this fun theme HERE.


3. Berry Sweet Baby

strawberry diaper cakes


If you're looking for a sweet and summery baby shower theme, look no further than a berry sweet strawberry theme. Decorate with red and green accents and incorporate strawberry motifs throughout the party. Serve up strawberry lemonade, strawberry shortcake, and other strawberry treats. It's the perfect way to celebrate your little one's arrival in a delicious and adorable way.


 4. Wildflower

wildflower diaper cakes


Bring the beauty of nature to your baby shower with a wildflower garden theme. Decorate with colorful wildflowers, greenery, and rustic accents like wooden crates and burlap. Serve up refreshing drinks like lavender lemonade and offer a DIY flower crown station for guests to create their own beautiful headpieces. This theme is perfect for a summer baby shower and will create a whimsical and enchanting atmosphere for your celebration.


5. Sunshine

sunshine diaper cakes


Embrace the summer season with a sunshine themed baby shower. Decorate with bright yellow and white accents, sunflowers, and lemon decor. This theme is perfect for a backyard or outdoor baby shower and will create a cheerful and sunny atmosphere for your celebration. If baby is a boy, we love the idea of a “here comes the son” retro theme baby shower.


here comes the son diaper cake



6. Little Caddy

golf diaper cakes


If the parents-to-be are fans of golf, a golf-themed baby shower is a hole-in-one idea. Decorate the venue with golf-related items such as mini golf clubs, golf balls, and putting green-inspired décor. Host fun games like "Putt for Diapers" and "Baby Golf Ball Toss" to keep the guests entertained.


7. Retro Daisy

retro daisy diaper cake


Bring a touch of vintage charm to your summer baby shower with a retro daisy theme. Use pink and white daisies as your main décor and incorporate retro elements like old-fashioned soda bottles and vintage-inspired signage. It's a fun and playful theme that's perfect for celebrating the arrival of baby girl!


8. Ready to POP

ready to pop popsicle diaper cakes


This summer baby shower theme is perfect for a hot day! Decorate with popsicle-themed decorations, such as colorful paper fans and popsicle garlands. Serve up popsicle treats, like fruit popsicles or ice cream pops.


9. Sweet as a Peach

sweet as a peach diaper cake


This sweet and fruity theme is perfect for a summer baby shower! Decorate with peach-colored balloons, streamers, and tablecloths. Serve peach-inspired treats like peach cobbler, peach tea, and peach bellinis. You can even give out peach-scented candles or lotions as party favors. Don't forget to add some fresh peaches to the décor for a pop of color and a healthy snack option.


10. Baby in Bloom

baby in bloom floral diaper cake


This boho floral theme is perfect for a summer baby shower! Decorate with wildflowers, greenery, and floral garlands. Serve light and refreshing snacks like fruit skewers, cucumber sandwiches, and lemonade. Were loving the blush and mauve tones for a bohemian feel!


We hope this list of trending summer themes has inspired you for your next baby shower!

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