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Ice Cream-Themed Birthday Party Ideas & Tips

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We threw a fun ice cream-themed birthday party to celebrate our second baby boy turning one. Ice cream is a crowd-pleaser and is an easy option for a fun and easy birthday party.

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For this party, we had our local market put together this cute smash cake, and then we served store bought cupcakes and ice cream to our guests.

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These ice cream cupcake toppers were available on Amazon. 

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We used an old cooler cart as an “ice cream cart” for this party. It kept the ice cream cups cool and added to the vintage vibe. 

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We served fruit pops, ice cream cups from Ben & Jerry’s and Haagen Daz, as well as watermelon and cupcakes. 

Party favors were buckets and a build-your-own party favor station filled with fun items like bubbles.

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For activities, we made it all about the kids. A water table, small pools, a paintable ice cream truck, our play set, and bubbles were a huge hit. 

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The birthday boy loved his little ice cream truck. 

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The smash cake was a brotherly affair this time. 

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All in all, my son had a great day. The party was a hit with the kids, and the food was simple and easy!

Photos by Melissa Oholendt Photography for Live the Fancy Life

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