Have you ever heard of an ice cream social? It sounds a little old fashioned, and it is! Pool parties are definitely a summer staple for social events, but this summer, try out this renewed party idea centering around ice cream. The party theme is obviously fantastic for children, but can work for adults too! Set up an ice cream sundae bar that will put your local froyo stand to shame and decorate your home with all the best pastel and gold details you can find. It’s a great idea to host a themed party, but finding the right details and decorations can be challenging. To make it easy for you, we’ve put together a list of everything you will need to host your first ice cream social. Go on Amazon, fill your basket, and soon enough everything you need will arrive at your door. Consider it an ice cream social delivered to you!

1. Decorations

Set the tone of your party with light pastel colors and gold accents. This ice cream party set up is so easy to do and very affordable for a birthday party.

Get the We Love Ice Cream banner and ice cream cone decorations here.

Photos by: Putti Fine Furnishings

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2.  Utensils and Bowls

Scoop your ice cream ahead of time into shallow mason jars and display in a tin bucket filled with ice. Remember to leave room for toppings!

Get the cutlery set here.

Get the mason jars here.

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3. Sprinkles

Pick out some colorful sprinkles that you don’t usually see at the grocery store to add a perfect splash of color to your ice cream sundae.

Get the confetti sprinkles here.Get the Tiffany Twinkle Sprinkles here.

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4. Baked Goods

Always whip up some cookies and brownies before an ice cream social. Once baked, cut them up into small pieces to be added as toppings.

5. Chocolate Bars

Everyone has a favorite chocolate bar. Display a variety of chocolates to be crushed and added to the mountain of sugary goodness.

Get your medley of chocolate bars here.

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6. Candy

Candy for an ice cream bar is always a must! Present an assortment of colorful options because a colorful meal is a healthy meal…right?

Get the assortment of candy here.

7.  Sauces

Pour your sauces into some lovely glass dispensers or just place the bottles on the table! Remember that brownie mix from Costco that is to die for? Well they also have chocolate sauce. BOOM.

Get your ice cream sauces here.

8. Ice Cream

Wanting to take your party to the next level? How about making your own ice cream? You can even do a bunch of different flavors for some variety!

Get the ice cream maker here.

9.  Fun Party Activity: Pin The Cherry On The Sundae

No party is complete without a good game. Pin the cherry on the sundae is a winner every time!

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10.  Party Favor

These sweet little favors are cost effective and quick to make. Those are the kinds of favors I love!

Get the Double Bubble gum balls here.Get the gold cupcake tins here.

 

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Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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