9 Summer Baby Shower Theme Ideas

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Summer is a time for backyard barbeques, the most delicious treats, and lots of sunshine, so why not take advantage when planning a baby shower? We've rounded up our 9 favorite baby shower themes for summer, along with inspiration for décor, treats and more! 

tutti fruity baby shower

1. Fruit: A fruit theme shower makes for a fun, colorful party that is gender neutral. We’re loving all of the adorable fruit party wear and balloons that make it so easy to brighten up the party space! (Pizzazzerie)

Baby Q Baby Showers

2. Baby-Q: Do the parents-to-be want a co-ed shower that involves all of their friends? A Baby-Q is the way to go for an easy laid-back theme that is adorable and gender neutral. (Kate Aspen)

Ice Cream Baby Shower

3. Ice Cream: What preggo mama doesn’t love ice cream?! Make everyone’s favorite treat the star of the show with an ice cream theme complete with make-your-own sundae bar. (Kara's Party Ideas)

Aloha Baby Shower

4. Aloha: Treat your guests to an island escape with a tropical aloha baby shower. Decorate the space with pineapples, palm leaves, and coconuts for a complete baby luau experience. (Kara's Party Ideas)

5. Flamingo: We’re tickled pink at the idea of a flamingo baby shower for summer! Decorate the tables with our Flamingo Blossom Bouquets and you’ll have a centerpiece that’s adorable AND doubles as a gift for the mama-to-be. (Instagram @veryconfetti)

Nautical Baby Shower Cake

6. Nautical: Ahoy- there’s a baby on the way! A nautical baby shower is perfect for parents who love to spend their time on the sea. We love the idea of incorporating a nautical diaper cake onto the desert table as a showstopping decoration that also doubles as a gift! (Hostess with the Mostess)

7. Shark: Let’s face it- the best part of summer is Shark Week, so why not celebrate your bestie with a shark theme shower! We’re talking cute, baby sharks here, not Jaws ;) (Happy Wish Company)

8. Sunshine: We’ll admit, we love sunshine theme showers all year round, but they are especially fitting in the summer once the weather has decided to warm up! For a summer sunshine shower, we love the idea of adding in a pop of color, like mint, to the classic gray and yellow color scheme. (Décor Advice by the Slice)

Mermaid Baby Shower

9. Mermaid: Rumor is mermaids are the new unicorns for Summer 2018! Accessorize the cake table with fishing net, dinglehoppers, and a showstopping diaper cake! (Kara's Party Ideas)

Do you have a favorite summer theme shower? Tell us in the comments!


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