We live in a time that revolves around “social moments”. This means hot fast trends that are so captivating that they’re worth posting on social media. If it looks cool, odds are it’ll become the hot new commodity. Along with other popular trends such as cacti and pineapples, flamingos make the top hot list too. There’s no question why, they’re pink, adorable and extremely fun! Since flamingos are so popular planning a flamingo party can be quite easy and there are a plethora of recourses to allow you to hit that theme out of the park.
If you’re not already obsessed with flamingos like the rest of us after you see these fun party ideas you definitely will be. You might be hosting the boldest, most vibrant and exciting party of the year if you make your next party a Flamingo party. The best part is that this party theme is great for so many different events such as baby showers, wedding showers, and most definitely for birthdays of all ages. Considering flamingos fit well with other tropical items you can even include other exciting elements in your party such as palm leaves and pineapples. Follow along for the best ideas, recipes, and inspiration to throw the best flamingo bash, lets flamingle!
An invitation is a great opportunity to set the tone for your party. By transferring your party theme in with your invitations you can help let your guests know what they’ll be walking into.
Once they see your invite they will want to cancel any pre-booked plans because who wouldn’t want to go to a flamingle? These invites are great because they’re very generic and perfect for any type of soiree.
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When your guests arrive offer them a fun beverage. However, make sure they don’t leave the refreshment table without one of these awesome inflatable flamingo koozies.
With this set, you’ll be provided with 16 flamingo beverage holders. If you don’t have a pool, no problem, their addition to your party table will make an impact on their own. You could even use them as a party favor and let your guests bring their flamingo koozie home.
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Decorations are key to turning any party in an exciting extravaganza. If you love DIY (do it yourself) projects then you’ll appreciate this craft.
The fun thing about this flamingo project is you can either turn it into party decorations for the table or use them as a party prop. By gluing the flamingo onto a headband you can use this in lieu of party hats or they can be used for photobooth props too!
Activities are always a good idea for any party. It’s a great way to get your guests to interact and mingle together as well as keep them busy. Sugar and Cloth have come up with a really fun yard party game that your guests will definitely enjoy.
We’ve provided a link for the flamingo lawn ornaments but the rest of the materials you can most likely find at your local craft store or dollar store. It’s created simply by filling a bucket or container of your choice with sand to weigh it down. Then, add the flamingo lawn ornament to the sand and provide your guests with weighted rings and enjoy a fun game of ring toss!
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Along with necessities like food, you’re going to need supplies to serve said food. Go all out with your flamingo party theme and add these fun party supplies to your food table.
With this set, you’ll be provided with enough dinner plates, dessert plates, luncheon napkins, beverage napkins and cups to serve 16 guests. They’re bold and colorful and would be an excellent extension to your party.
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Since you already have your party plates, napkins and cups you’re going to need fun party straws. This set comes with 50 straws so you have plenty for your guests.
As a bonus, these straws also come with a fun flamingo and pineapple banner. You can string it across the food table or on the wall. It will definitely make a great addition to the rest of your party decorations.
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Every party needs an exciting party punch. Continue with your pink flamingo theme and create this raspberry sherbert punch!
This party punch is stunningly pink and your guests will definitely go wild for it. Club soda and 7-Up make it perfectly bubbly. A can of frozen fruit punch and pineapple juice make it irresistibly sweet. Last but not least, the best part about this punch might be the floating scoops of raspberry sherbert ice cream.
If you’re throwing an adult flamingo party you need to add these stunning pink jello shots to your menu. They’re not only beautiful but they’ll taste wonderful too.
To create these jello shots you’ll need only 5 simple ingredients. A few of these include lemons, unflavored gelatin, pink lemonade and of course, vodka!
If you want to make your party drinks stand out even more then you definitely will want to have these flamingo silicone molds on hand. You can make fun flamingo and pineapple shaped ice cubes with of these trays.
Further, the silicone mold is bendable which means you can create more than ice! Try making flamingo shaped chocolates or flamingo shaped jello to add additional fun to your food table, you have endless options.
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Extend your creativity to your food table with this flamingo shaped cookie cutter. The best thing about cookie cutters is you can use them for more than cookies, they’ll cut out any kind of soft food. You could cut out fun finger sandwiches, fruit, or any other type of dessert too.
It happens to be made of good quality and food safe tin-plated steel. Just make sure to hand wash and dry your cookie cutter as soon as you’ve finished using it to prevent rusting.
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Put that cookie cutter to good use and try making this sugar cookie recipe. It’s an uncomplicated cookie recipe that only requires a handful of ingredients.
Once your cookies have cooled you can decorate them, this is when they’ll come to life! To ensure you’ll have the best icing to decorate your cookies with, you’ll also be provided with a royal icing recipe.
You’ll definitely need a party cake for your flamingo bash. Go all out and make this charming flamingo cake. It’s an easy DIY project that requires minimal effort and will look like you it came straight from a bakery.
This tutorial will walk you through how to recreate this cake step-by-step. You’ll start with your favorite cake batter and a round cake pan. Then, pink frosting and some fondant will turn your cake into a fun flamingo shape.
Gourmet donuts are extremely popular right now. For good reason, they’re adorably stunning. Instead of a traditional cake, or really, in addition (there is never too many desserts), you could try making these flamingo donuts.
Their design was inspired by the popular flamingo pool floaty. This also means they would pair perfectly with the flamingo drink koozies too. The tutorial will walk you through how to decorate plain donuts and transform them into fun flamingo donuts!
Popcorn is often a crowd-favorite when it comes to the snacking department. What sets this popcorn apart from the rest is that it’s slightly sweet and adorably pink, every child (and adult) will be obsessed with it.
The candy coating is what gives the popcorn it’s pink color and its sweet flavor. You’ll only need a few ingredients and you’ll need to follow the tip and tricks from this recipe to create this fun pink party popcorn!
A pinata could be another great addition to your decorations. Then, when the party slowly comes to the end you can you can go out with a bang (literally) and a loot full of candy.
Instead of buying a premade pinata, this tutorial proves how you can easily make your own at home. All you’ll need is cardboard, crepe paper, scissors, glue, and a couple other materials to put this together! Fill the flamingo with candy and make it a fun activity for you and your party guests.
Finger foods are always important at parties, they keep your guests mingling and their bellies full. A great appetizer choice is hummus and veggies. Instead of traditional hummus try making this vibrant roasted been hummus, the color follows the theme perfectly.
It’s easy to whip up yourself and will make a big impact on your table. You could even take this appetizer a step further and use the cookie cutter to create your own flamingo-shaped pita chips. Cut out the flamingo shapes, brush with olive oil and toast in the oven for a fun dipper!
You and your guests are bound to take photos at your party so why not have a fun photo booth. This photo booth set is perfectly themed for your flamingo party.
It comes with 45 pieces that cover almost every type of parties such as a bachelorette, a bridal shower and even a birthday. Create a clever hashtag for your party so you can look back on your guest’s photos on social media.
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A lot of parties have been jumping on the ballon arch wagon lately. They may be trendy but more importantly can make a big statement in a room.
This balloon arch would fit in perfectly with your flamingo party theme and this tutorial is going to show you exactly how you can achieve it. You can use the balloon arch just for decorations or consider using it for a stunning photo booth backdrop.
Pool floaties are a big trend right now and that is why we’re including this flamingo floaty. You can use it for your backyard pool party but you’ll use it all summer long too.
If you don’t have a pool, no problem, consider using the floaty as an ice bucket. The floaty has a hole in the middle which is a perfect spot to hold ice. Set the floaty on the ground and fill with ice or place a bucket inside the hole. Then, fill with your favorite drinks for an intriguing drink station.
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If you’re going to gift your guests a party favor then consider these treat boxes. They’re not only adorable but are very fitting for a flamingo party.
You could fill them with chocolates or candies or whatever kind of favor you would like to give them. If you’re not having party favors these treat boxes could be used to hold the pink popcorn we talked about earlier too.
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