Planning a princess themed party for your little girl is a magical experience, and it can be even more special when you add in a few extra creative ideas. Whether your child is dreaming of being a fairytale heroine or just loves all things pretty and girly, these 35+ ideas will make her party unforgettable.
From invitations, to decorations, to food and favors, you’ll find everything you need to create a marvelous party worthy of any little princess. So grab your free party planner and your favorite glitter pen and let’s get started!
Before we get started, I want to acknowledge that there are LOTS of ideas on this list…and thousands more out there to consider too. But you don’t need to be overwhelmed.
To help you out, we’ve broken down these ideas into 5 different sections:
- Princess Party Decorations
- Magical Princess Party Food and Drinks
- Princess Party Games and Activities
- Printable Princess Party Games
- Princess Party Invitations
Remember to take it one step at a time and only choose the projects and ideas that you truly love.
To make things even easier, we have a free printable party planner snapshot page to help you manage all the party planning details in one spot. You can print it out and keep it with your organizer, or save it on your phone so you’ll always have it with you.
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Most of what we’re sharing today could be adapted to fit any princess themed party. But if you’re looking for ideas for a specific princess, you might want to check out these inspiring parties and resources:
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Majestic and Magical Princess Party Ideas
Plan the perfect princess themed party with these magical princess party ideas. Invitations, decoration, food, and games...it's all here!
Princess Party Decorations
Dress it up or dress it down - there’s countless ways you can make your princess party shine! These are just a few decorating ideas to get you started.
DIY Braided Plastic Tablecloth Party Backdrop
When it comes to decorations, a DIY backdrop is always a great way to go. Not only is it affordable, but you can also customize it to fit your favorite princess' colors. To make things even easier, I've done the research with years of experience to help make sure your backdrop looks beautiful every time!
DIY Flower Favor Box
Many princesses (especially Disney princesses) are shown surrounded by animals and/or flowers. Which makes these gorgeous flower favor boxes a natural addition to a princess party.
Best of all, they double up as both decoration and party favor boxes. Add one to each place setting for a sit down luncheon or place on a tiered tray for a stunning buffet presentation.
DIY Balloon Arch
If you have a large space to decorate and want to really make a statement, then a balloon arch is just the ticket. There are plenty of kits out there to match just about any theme, but before you get started you'll want to check out these beginner tips and tricks to make sure your balloon arch turns out just right.
Don't forget to also check out these 7 Ways to Decorate with Balloons without Helium
How to Make Tissue Paper Pom Poms (and When to Buy Instead!)
Big or small, tissue paper pom poms are a cheap and easy party decoration that packs a punch. Here you'll learn how to make 4 pom poms from one pack of tissue paper.
To make it even better, we compared DIY tissue paper pom poms to Dollar Tree and other store bought versions to see which is best for your schedule and budget.
Free Yellow and Pink Flower Party Printables
The combination of pale yellows with varying shades of pink is a simple and pretty choice for summer tea parties. This reusable party printables set includes party circles, a pennant banner, bag toppers, and editable signs in two sizes all at a very affordable price.
Princess Party Decorations Magical Princess Garland Princess
This garland is printed on both sides and is a really nice decoration to add to any princess theme party. It can be used on a wall or hung between tables. There’s many ways to use it.
Pink Princess Party Decorations
For the bright and bold princess party these decorations will add a pop of wow to the celebration. You can pick and choose which exact pieces and how many you’ll need.
Princess Cupcake Toppers
Cupcake toppers are a fantastic way to add some extra decorations to your party with very minimal work. These Disney princesses will add some magic to any table.
Princess Bunting Fairytale Garland Girls Birthday Party
This garland is for the classic princess party and features large images. Great for a tablefront or behind the party table.
Done for you Princess Party for 24
If you’re planning a large party then this set of themewear is great for your party.
Pink Rose Gold Party Decorations Set
For a more refined party look, these decorations are a really lovely touch to the princess party. This also neutral enough that it could be used for other types of birthday parties in the future as well.
Magical Princess Party Food and Drinks
There’s no party without some great food. Most of these suggestions are for dessert ideas but you could easily add in some more substantial main dishes too if you’ll be hosting a party over meal time.
Rainbow Sherbet Punch Recipe
Rainbow Sherbet Punch is so tasty and so easy! Your princesses will feel so special when they see this colorful and delicious drink on the table.
Strawberry Fruit Dip with Cream Cheese
Strawberry fruit dip with cream cheese is a quick and easy recipe that's always a hit with little princesses Ready in just a few minutes, it's perfect for kids parties.
Cut Out Sugar Cookies
We tested dozens of recipes over 7 years to find the perfect cut out sugar cookies recipe delicious cookie that holds it shape.
Pair it with our tips for easy sugar cookie icing, and you can create any princess shape you want: crowns, stars, butterflies, hearts, and more!
How to Make a Frozen Inspired Ice Cream Cake
Ice cream cake is a fun cake idea - especially for summer birthdays. This princess ice cream cake is inspired by Frozen and is a great idea for a princess party.
Every princess has a unicorn and these pancakes are a fun food to have at your princess party!
Tiana's Famous Beignets Recipe from Princess & the Frog
Fancy doughnuts are a great party treat, and these will make kids remember them from watching Princess Tiana on The Princess and the Frog. Dust with powdered sugar or dip into chocolate sauce!
Starbucks Copycat Vanilla Cake Pops
Cake on a stick is an easy way to serve at a party and kids always love cake pops. They also can make a nice party decoration when arranged like flowers.
Princess Raspberry Jello Cupcakes with White Chocolate Raspberry Jello Buttercream Frosting
Not only are these cupcakes tasty but they can integrate with your party theme simply by adding a cute topper or princess sprinkles.
White Chocolate Princess Party Dip
This is a super simple snack idea that you can whip up and pair with a variety of dipping items like cookies or pretzels.
Healthy Almond Cupcakes
Every party needs some tasty cakes but you won’t feel bad serving these healthy almond cupcakes at your party. They’re also gluten free in case you have any sensitivities with your guests.
How to Make a Barbie Doll Cake - Step by Step Instructions
If you’re tackling making the cake for the princess party, this is a very simple way to do it. Pick your favorite princess to be the central star!
Princess Party Activities
You’ll need games and activities for your princesses and these will help you get started. Generally choosing 2-3 games or activities is enough to keep everyone interested and engaged.
FROZEN Inspired Elsa Magic Wand Craft
This is a simple craft for princesses of all ages. Have one template or let each guest make their own wand style!
Cardboard Tube Princess Bracelet
Set up a craft station at the party and include this inexpensive and easy craft idea. Using toilet paper tubes plus some glue and embellishments everyone can design their own princess bracelet.
Knight and Princess Perler Bead Designs
For children that are a little bit older, this craft makes for a very fun activity at your princess party. Kids can customize with the colors they like.
Make your own princess costume – so easy to make!
Make these super simple princess dresses at your princess party. They don’t even require sewing skills.
Foam Tiara Decorating
Pick up some easy crafting supplies like these foam crowns, plus stickable gemstones and whatever else strikes your fancy and let princess guests go to town making their own tiaras.
Princess Dress Up
Have a dress up time as a part of the party and send home the clothes as the party favor. What little ones wouldn’t love this?
Pretty Princess Board Game
One of my daughters had this game when she was little and always asked to play it. There's no real reading or math skills necessary, which makes it a fun and easy game for little kids and is the perfect activity for a princess party.
Printable Princess Party Games and Activities
In need of activities that you can grab and go? These printables are just the ticket. Simply pick which you’d like to use and click print and you’re on your way to princess party fun.
Free Printable Teapot Templates
This free printable could work great for your princess party. Use them to decorate as they are or make into cards or other princess craft activities.
Free Printable Princess Word Search for Kids
This free printable princess wordsearch would make for a fun and easy activity to keep kids busy in transition times. Or make it into a game with some simple prizes.
Princess Bingo Game
A fun and easy bingo game that you can download and print! For a very simple game idea this is ideal.
Princess Paper Crown Prince Coloring Printable Kid Craft
Download these crowns and set out a bunch of crafting materials for kids to make and decorate their own crowns for the party.
Little Princess Coloring Placemat Personalized Printable
The placemats can be adjusted with each child’s name and used to set their table places. The activities can be to do as an in between activity while food is being served or make them into little competitions for older kids.
Princess Scavenger Hunt Digital Download Princess Party
Hide these items around the party space and let the princesses have a royal scavenger hunt!
Princess Party Invitations
No party can get started without an invitation. Thankfully there are dozens of designs available for any type of princess soiree you plan to throw.
Princess Invitation Princess Birthday Invitation Princess
These invites are editable and simple with a glittery gold castle. A cute option for a princess theme birthday.
Pirate & Princess Party Invitation
If you’ll be having some pirates at your party as well these invitations are a really cute way to include all attendees.
Swan Princess Invitation
An adorable invitation option for a swan princess themed party. This would also be a really cute idea for a 1st or 2nd birthday party.
Printable Princess Birthday Party Invitation Instant
A more artistic style of invitation that might be more fitting for a party fit for older princesses. This simple design is elegant and inviting.
Disney Princess Birthday Invitation
For a Disney princess themed party these invitations are a mixture of the classic princesses and a more modern look.
I love that there are so many ideas and inspiration out there for a princess party. Whether you choose to DIY your favorites or purchase some of the gorgeous options out available, there’s something for everyone when planning a party fit for a princess.
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