Who knew that something as simple as a fruit would become so popular. Pineapples may appear ordinary but they’re on a high trend right now and many of us, including myself, are jumping on for the fun ride! The prickly fruit has transformed into many fun everyday items such as home decor, Halloween costume inspiration to even party themes.

Today, we’re exploring how you can transform any party into an extraordinarily fun pineapple themed party. You could use these decor, recipe and activity ideas for a birthday party for any age, for a baby shower, wedding shower and even a bachelorette. These ideas are not only fun but easily adaptable. Pineapples may be niche but once you explore how fun these ideas are you’ll definitely want your next party pineapple themed.

1. Party Invitations

Every party needs an invitation. To set the tone for your pineapple themed party you’ll want to start with an exciting pineapple themed invitation.

We’ve included a generic invitation if you’re choosing to host a shower, bachelorette or any other type of party. The second invite is exclusive to a birthday party. Your guests will definitely be excited about attending your party once they receive this invite!

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2. Party Decorations

Once the guest’s lists have been made and the invitations have been sent, it’s time to think about decorations. It’s best to go all out for an extravagant pineapple party, so we’re including some exciting and unique decorations.

Within this set, you’ll be provided with a pretty pineapple, flamingo and palm leaf banner, a metallic tassel banner, honeycomb pineapples, cupcake toppers and photobooth props. These decorations are colorful and dramatic and will surely transform your party space.

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3. Pineapple String Lights

String lights would be a great addition for any indoor or outdoor party. These pineapple string lights would be perfect for your party theme. They’re made of a gold metal mesh and emit a warm white light.

This set of string lights is 6.5 feet long and has 10 LED pineapple lights strung across. It’s also battery powered which means you can string them almost anywhere. These lights are so pretty that they deserve a place in your home once the party is over.

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4. Pineapple Plates

If you’re serving food at your party you’re going to need fun party plates. The popular choice is disposable plates because this means less cleanup afterwards.

It’s always fun to have party plates play along with the party theme and that is why we’re including these pineapple shaped plates. They’re a metallic gold color which will work with almost any color scheme and can be used at any type of party.

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5. Pineapple Napkins

Along with party plates, you’ll definitely need napkins. Keep the party theme going strong and have these pineapple napkins available at your party.

They will pair perfectly the paper plates because they have the same white and gold color scheme. They might be simple but these napkins will definitely make a big impact on your table.

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6. Pineapple Plastic Cup

There are so many party cup choices to choose from. A popular choice is a disposable variety such as styrofoam, paper or plastic cups. If you follow the motto “go big or go home” then you need to have these fun pineapple cups at your party.

These cups come as a set of 12, perfect for parties. They’re plastic and reusable and you could even consider letting your guests take them home as a party favor. They’ll make a great addition to your party and your guests will go wild for them.

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7. Pineapple Paper Straws

To go with your fun drinking cups you’re going to need straws. Make it fun and continue with the pineapple theme and add these pineapple and gold paper straws to your shopping lists.

They come as a set of 100 so you’ll have plenty to provide for your guests. The two different patterns create variety and will look adorable in the pineapple cups. If you care about color coordination and matching then rest assure, they also match the paper plates and napkins nicely.

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8.Fizzy Pineapple Punch

Now that you have your party cups and straws figured out, you need to serve an exciting drink! This fizzy pineapple punch not only looks stunning, but it’ll taste wonderful too.

You’ll only need 4 store-bought ingredients to throw this punch together. The flavoring comes from pineapple juice, limeade, club soda and fresh fruit.

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9. Hawaiian Coleslaw

It’s always a good idea to have a large variety of different foods at parties. Some of these include delicious appetizers, munchies, salads and of course the main entree. If you really want to go all out you need to add this Hawaiian coleslaw to your menu.

It has an intriguing crunchy texture and bold flavor. The pineapple and ginger-soy lime vinaigrette will transform an ordinary coleslaw into one that is exciting with tropical flavors.

https://www.platingsandpairings.com/hawaiian-slaw/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PLATINGS AND PAIRINGS

10. Pineapple And Sausage Appetizer

The great thing about pineapples is that they may be trendy now, but their sweet delicious flavor will live on forever. This easy appetizer is a must-try recipe that you’ll want to serve at your pineapple party.

The sausage is savory while the pineapple is sweet which creates the perfect balance of flavors. You’ll only need 2 ingredients and 12 minutes to cook. This appetizer is so easy it can be whipped up in a hurry!

http://www.noshtastic.com/sausage-pineapple-party-bites/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: NOSHTASTIC

11. Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites

Another sweet and savory appetizer that you need to add to your menu are these bacon wrapped pineapple bites. It’s another 2 ingredient recipe that takes minimal effort to put together.

You’ll want to enjoy these while hot so you might want to consider assembling them prior to the party. Store them in the fridge, then, when you’re ready to start serving food all you’ll have to do is pop them in the oven for a delicious appetizer.

https://www.mamalovesfood.com/bacon-wrapped-pineapple/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: MAMA LOVES FOOD

12. Pineapple Pull Apart Cupcakes

You could order a cake for your party, but once you see how easy this recipe is you’ll want to make it yourself! Pull apart cakes are fun because they create a big impact but it’s also easy to serve to your guests.

Cupcakes make up the design while the icing techniques will bring this pineapple to life. You can use your favorite cupcake batter for this recipe. In this tutorial, you’ll be provided with step-by-step instructions on how to arrange the cupcakes as well as how to ice them.

http://www.awwsam.com/2018/05/pineapple-pull-apart-cupcakes.html PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: AWW SAM

13. DIY Pineapple Cake

An alternative to the pull apart cupcake cake is this fun do it yourself project. This pineapple cake looks like it came straight from the bakery although, in reality, it came right from your own kitchen.

You’ll be provided with easy to follow instructions on how to create and assemble the cake as well as a delicious homemade pineapple cream filling recipe. Furthermore, you’ll also be provided with a free printable template to help you create the pineapple crown. Your guests will be blown away once they learn that you made this cake yourself.

https://studiodiy.com/2017/08/14/diy-pineapple-cake/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: STUDIO DIY

14. Pineapple Cookie Cutter

Sometimes great food doesn’t have to elaborate to be great. A cookie cutter is an easy tool that can transform something ordinary into something extraordinary. Add this cookie cutter to your shopping list because with it you can create some fun pineapple shaped food.

You could use this cookie cutter for the obvious, cookies, but you could also use it to cut out fresh fruit and sanwiches, the options are endless!

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15. Pineapple Sugar Cookies

If you order the pineapple cookie cutter, you have to try this sugar cookie recipe. They’re fairly easy to make and will look lovely on your dessert table.

You’ll be provided with the cookie recipe as well as how to make a delicious buttercream frosting. They’ll even fill you in on how the perfect icing texture can create a life-like pineapple cookie.

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16. Teriyaki Burgers With Grilled Pineapple

Barbequed food is always a crowd pleaser. Grilling is an easy way to cook a lot of food at one time. Further, you can spend more time outside cooking whilst mingling with your guests.

These teriyaki burgers with grilled pineapple would make a great addition to your pineapple party. They are a unique, yet delicious meal that will excite everyone!

https://www.wellplated.com/teriyaki-burgers/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WELL PLATED

17. Pineapple Salsa

This pineapple salsa recipe is nothing like your traditional salsa, it’s better! It has small chunks of fresh pineapple, bell peppers, tomatoes, red onion and cilantro.

The combination of all the ingredients create a flavor like no other and could be considered the perfect balance of savory and sweet. For fun, you could serve the salsa in a pineapple bowl! Enjoy with nacho chips and possibly a side of guacamole for a fun party snack!

https://www.thegunnysack.com/pineapple-salsa-recipe/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE GUNNY SACK

18. DIY Party Hats

If you’re hosting a pineapple party for younger children then party hats are definitely in order. But really, the grown-ups will love these too. This tutorial is very easy to follow and only requires a few materials.

The hats start with an ordinary paper cone cup. Then to decorate you’ll need yellow and black craft paint, a paint brush, elastic ribbon and green crepe paper. These are really easy to make so you could make these for a fun party prop or save it for a craft to keep the kids busy!

https://studiodiy.com/2013/07/09/diy-fruit-inspired-party-hats/ PHOTOS AND TUTORIAL HERE: STUDIO DIY

19. Pool Party Floaties

If you’re hosting an outdoor pool party you need to have these fun pool party floaties. They’ll fit in perfectly with the pineapple party theme and your guests will love these.

Firstly, we’ve included a giant pineapple floaty that is big enough for both adults and children. Secondly, we’ve included a drink floaty so your guests can swim, relax and enjoy a bevvy in the pool. You might be buying these for your party but you’ll be using these for many summers to come!

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 20. Activity: DIY Pineapple Bowling

Along with exciting decorations and delicious food, it’s important to have enjoyable activities for your guests to engage in at your party. You need to have this interactive game of pineapple bowling!

To create the game yourself you’ll need 6 real pineapples and cans of spray paint. You could spray paint the pineapples the same color or for variety and a pop of color you could paint them each their own vibrant color, as shown in the photo. Then you can use any weighted ball such as a volleyball in substitute for a bowling ball.

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21. Activity: DIY Itty Bitty Pineapples

Following fun activities, you need to have this adorable little pineapple craft at your party. They’re so easy to create which makes it a great activity that younger children would enjoy.

All you’ll need are walnuts, yellow craft paint, paint brushes, green cardstock and hot glue. If you have enough activities already lined up for the party, you could consider making these yourself for additional pineapple decorations.

https://studiodiy.com/2013/11/13/diy-itty-bitty-pineapples/ PHOTOS AND TUTORIAL HERE: STUDIO DIY

22. Activity: DIY Flower Pots

These flower pots would make another fun activity to have at your party. Have your guests make beautiful pineapple pots and then provide them with a plant for a stunning party favor they can take home.

They’re easy to make and because they look adorable, your guests will actually want to place them somewhere in their home. The best part about this craft is that all the supplies can most likely be found at your local dollar store or craft store.

http://www.timeoutwithmom.com/2016/05/pineapple-flower-pots.html PHOTOS AND TUTORIAL HERE:TIMEOUT WITH MOM

23. Party Favor: Gold Pineapple Necklace

Pendant necklaces are so on trend right now. I have this necklace and I love how simple it is. It’s perfect for everyday wear.

You’ll have your choice of silver, gold or rose gold tone. If you want to gift your guests a party favor you know they’ll really enjoy, then you might just want to gift them one of these adorable pineapple necklaces.

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24. Party Favor: Boxes And Bags

Party favors are so popular because it’s a simple gesture that shows you appreciate their time in celebrating an occasion with you. We’ve found two adorable favor options for you.

Firstly, we’ve included a pineapple box. You could fill these with chocolates or candies or any kind of trinket you’d like to give to your guests. Secondly, we’ve included a thank you bag option that could hold a bigger party favor. Both the box and the bag would fit in nicely with your pineapple themed party.

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25. DIY Party Favor Bags

These party favor bags were made for anyone that is crafty. If you appreciate a fun DIY project then you have to give this a try and these pineapple bags are very fitting for a pineapple themed party. They require minimal effort and won’t break the bank either.

All that is required is brown paper lunch bags, yellow, green and black craft paint, a paint brush, twine and a pair of scissors. They’re adorable and your guests will appreciate the time and effort you put into them.

http://thehousethatlarsbuilt.com/2014/09/pineapple-favor-bags.html/ PHOTOS AND TUTORIAL HERE: THE HOUSE THAT LARS BUILT

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Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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