25 Summer Party Themes

Summer is a great time to celebrate  – you don’t need an occasion. We’ve got some unique party themes that will leave you finding any excuse to entertain. Throw an evening star gazing party or use a lemonade stand as your theme. Have a pink flamingos party (nothing to do with John Waters) or have everyone scream for an ice cream social.

Click through to see all the fun 25 Summer Party Themes…

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  • Ice Cream Social 2 of 26

    Cool off with an ice cream social.
    Check it out at Better Homes & Gardens.

  • Picnic Party 3 of 26

    Put a twist on the classic with a picnic party.
    Find out more at Aesthetic Nest.

  • Movie Night 4 of 26

    Host your own drive in movie under the stars in your backyard.
    Check it out at SF Girl by Bay.

  • Lemonade Stand 5 of 26

    Celebrate summer with a refreshing lemonade party.
    Find out more at Crave Photography.

  • High Tea 6 of 26

    Have an epic tea party on the beach.
    Find out more at Kara's Party Ideas.

  • Fourth of July 7 of 26

    Throw a unique Fourth of July party with festive packaging.
    Spotted at A Field Journal.

  • Vintage Beach Party 8 of 26

    Bring the beach indoors with vintage style.
    Find out more at Hostess with the Mostess.

  • Camp Party 9 of 26

    Have a backyard camping party for a favorite summer pastime theme.
    Find out more at Pizzazzerie.

  • Fiesta 10 of 26

    Throw a bright fiesta themed party.
    Find out more at Hostess with the Mostess.

  • Crawfish Boil 11 of 26

    Change up your typical backyard BBQ with a Louisiana crawfish boil.
    Find out more at Insider Baton Rouge.

  • Under the Sea 12 of 26

    Take a beach party theme  to the next level -- under the sea.
    Find out more at Kara's Party Ideas.

  • Watermelon 13 of 26

    Watermelon is a refreshing party theme for summertime.
    Find out more at Chickabug.

  • Flamingo 14 of 26

    Have some summer fun mixing of pink and orange with some flamingos.
    Find out more at Kara's Party Ideas.

  • Strawberries 15 of 26

    A summery treat turned party theme.
    Find out more at The Tome Kat Studio.

  • Luau 16 of 26

    Host a classy luau.
    Find out more at Social Couture.

  • Hot Dog Bar 17 of 26

    Make hot dogs fun with a build your own bar.
    Find out more at Hostess with the Mostess.

  • Chalk Party 18 of 26

    Chalk it up with fun treats and drawing activities.
    Find out more at Style Me Pretty.

  • Water Party 19 of 26

    Cool off with an entire party based on water play.
    Find out more at One Charming Party.

  • Pool Party 20 of 26

    Have a bright colored pool party.
    Find out more at Hostess wtih the Mostess.

  • Outdoor Brunch 21 of 26

    Take advantage of a beautiful summer day with an outdoor brunch.
    Find out more at Style Me Pretty.

  • Bubble Party 22 of 26

    Have some summer fun with bubbles.
    Find out more at One Charming Party.

  • Entertain with Oysters 23 of 26

    Host an elegant summer party with oysters.
    Find out more at Style Me Pretty.

  • Backyard BBQ 24 of 26

    Have a patriotic BBQ.
    Find out more at MG Party Impressions.

  • Star Gazing 25 of 26

    Do some summer night star gazing.
    Find out more at The Sweetest Occasion.

  • Citrus Party 26 of 26

    All things citrus make for a great summer party.
    Find out more at Giggles Galore.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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