Circus Party Theme Ideas

  • 01 of 08

    Circus Party Tent

    Circus party tent
    Image © De Su Mama

    This awesome circus tent replica is shared by Vanessa Bell of De Su Mama. This particular circus tent was created for a big top baby shower, but you could easily do the same for a birthday, carnival or any event that calls for a big top. Alternating red and white, disposable tablecloths are all you need to create a similar design in your party space. 


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  • 02 of 08

    Circus Party Table

    Circus party table
    Image © Lemonade Moments

    This Vintage Circus Party from Lemonade Moments shares so many fun details, like a cake pop Ferris wheel, a Pin the Nose on the Clown game and this adorable circus-themed table setting. 

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  • 03 of 08

    Circus Tent Backdrop

    Circus tent backdrop
    Image © Homemade by Jill

    This circus-themed photo booth backdrop from Homemade by Jill was created for a preschool carnival. What a hit something like this would be at your circus party, where kids can pose with fun props like strongman's barbells and a lion tamer's flaming hoop!

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  • 04 of 08

    Circus Animal Cookie Cupcakes

    Circus Animal Cookie Cupcakes
    Image © Dear Crissy

    Serve circus animal cookie cupcakes inspired by these from Dear Crissy and watch your party guests roar with delight.  Yum!


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  • 05 of 08

    Circus Party Game: Flaming Hoops

    Flaming Hoops Circus Party Game
    Image © The Inspired Treehouse

    Flaming Hoops is a fun circus-themed activity brought to us by Lauren Drobnjak of The Inspired Treehouse. Party guests will love playing this as one of your circus party games and activities. 

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  • 06 of 08

    Ice Cream Clown Sundaes

    Clown sundaes
    Image © Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks

    Pop on over to Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks for a delightful ice cream concoction that features the star of the circus! These ice cream clown sundaes are sure to serve up some smiles when you serve them at your circus birthday bash.  

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  • 07 of 08

    Cupcake Ferris Wheel

    Cupcake Ferris Wheel
    Image © Wants and Wishes Design

    It towers above the big top, lighting up the night to let you know the circus is in town. That's right, the Ferris wheel is one of the most exciting sights of the circus. It can also be one of the most exciting sights on your dessert table when you use a cupcake Ferris wheel like this one from Wants and Wishes Design to serve your sweet treats. Drop by their circus party and shop to see more cute party elements and printables, such as clown sugar cookie suckers and personalized boxes of...MORE animal crackers. 

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  • 08 of 08

    Popcorn Cupcakes

    Popcorn cupcakes
    Image © Mess for Less

    Vicky, of Mess for Less, shares the recipe for these awesome popcorn cupcakes. Not only do they make a great display for your circus party food table, they can work as party favors, too!