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31 Epic Gender Reveal Party Ideas
A few days ago, my kindergartner said, “Everyone is having babies!” And she’s right. My sister-in-law, my best friend, another close friend, a neighbor, and her teacher are all pregnant or have just had their new babies. Needless to say, I’ve had gender reveal party ideas on the brain. My good friend asked me to help with her gender reveal party, and I was the only one who knew the sex in advance. It was
so hard to keep that secret. RELATED: 31 Creative Ways to Tell Your Husband You’re Pregnant
Now that I’ve searched high and low to find great
gender reveal party ideas, I thought I’d share the best of the best with you. Check them out in the slideshow.
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Gender Reveal Party Ideas
Lashes or Staches Party
Mix feminine and masucline party details and throw a pink and blue "Lashes or 'Staches" party that ends with cutting into a cake to reveal blue or pink candy.
Girl or boy? No one knows.
Cut the cake to see if pink or blue shows! This family was in a for a sweet surprise, For they saw blue right before their eyes!
See all the sweet Lashes or Staches
party details on Momtastic.
Home Run Gender Reveal
If you love baseball, this home run reveal is a must-do. Cute jerseys and a smashing hit are all you need to score a pink or blue burst to find out what your new baby will be. See this adorable reveal at
DIY Gender Reveal Cake
This is a towering treat to surprise guests and the parents-to-be. Simply layer ombre cake between a fluffy coating of buttercream or whipped frosting for a finishing touch. via
Style Me Pretty.
Heart Face Cookies
These cookies are another adorable way to keep guests guessing at your gender reveal party. Check out the tutorial via
Make Me Cake.
Another way to build the anticipation is with these pink and blue chocolate-dipped golden sandwich cookies that are decorated with rainbow sprinkles. The guests can nibble as they continue to guess whether the baby is a boy or girl. Check out the full post via
Sprinkles for Breakfast.
He or She Chocolate Bars
You don't have to be a baker to come up with a cute, edible idea for your gender reveal party. These color-coded chocolate bars spell out the baby's sex for the guests to enjoy. See more reveal ideas on
The Accidental Mrs.
Candy Confetti Cake
Talk about a surprise cake! The guests will never suspect blue or pink candies to pour out of this sweet confection. Check out the recipe for the surprise cake via
My Honey's Place.
Hidden Heart Cupcakes
I love cupcakes, and swirly pink and blue frosting is the best. But these gender reveal cupcakes kick it up a notch with a hidden pink or blue heart buried inside. Check out the tutorial via
Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
Cotton Candy Bar
If you're in the mood for a serious sugar rush, this DIY cotton candy bar is the way to go. See this and more cute ideas at
Gender Reveal Dessert Table
Make sure you have something for every type of sweet tooth with a full-blown dessert table. Cake, cupcakes, and candy all make for a decadent display. Swing by
The Little Umbrella for more of this cute idea.
DIY Geometric Gender Reveal Truffles
I whipped up these geometric gender reveal truffles. I love the modern triangles and abstract shapes against the white chocolate background with the hidden pink or blue inside. Take a bite out of this tutorial at
Cake Mix Cookies
Funfetti whoopee pies?!? Yes, please! These colorful cake-mix sandwich cookies are a dream come true. Check out
Tastes of Lizzy T's for the how-to.
DIY Gender Reveal Egg Packages
Sometimes, you just can't have an entire party to reveal the baby's gender. Maybe your family and friends live too far away, or you're on bed rest with triplets. Don't worry, these DIY gender reveal egg packages still let you share the surprise. Learn to make them on
Style Me Pretty.
Magical Gender Reveal Drink Mix
This color-changing drink mix is practically magic. Just add water and powder, and sit back while your guests see the change right before their eyes. Swing by
POPSUGAR Moms to learn more.
Question Mark Piñata
Boy or girl? People are bound to ask, so why not answer with a giant question mark piñata? Whack away to see which sex the baby will be. Check out this inquisitive find at
DIY Giant Pull-String Piñata
Make it rain! Confetti, that is. This giant pull-string piñata is such a fun way to shower the family in their new, unexpected hue. Blue or pink? Pull the string to see. Swing by
funny/beautiful to find out how to make you own.
Gender Reveal Powder Bomb
You could also get completely covered in color with a powder bomb. Warn your guests to wear plain white shirts that they wouldn't mind getting messy, and let the color fun begin. See more fun pics at
Grey Likes Baby.
Paint Gun Gender Reveal
If you'd like to get the guests involved with the fun without them getting in on the mess, try this water-gun color concept. You'll be bathed in pink or blue paint as you discover the baby's gender. Check out the pics at
DIY Gender Reveal Confetti Cannon
I love a good confetti cannon, which is exactly why I made these. They're colorful and super inexpensive, and have a free printable to make it the simplest DIY ever. Check out my tutorial on
DIY Gender Reveal Balloon Box
Balloons! Who doesn't love balloons? This easy DIY project makes good use of an old box. See this idea at
DIY Decorated Gender Reveal Box
If you want to get a little fancy with your box, this striped pink and blue box is exactly the inspiration you need. And wouldn't this be the cutest hiding place for a big sibling to pop out with a sign that announces the baby's gender? Yeah, it would. Check out this idea at
Inspired by This.
Gender Reveal Front Door
If you can't stand the anticipation, just hit guests with the big reveal right away. Decorate the doorway in pink and blue, and decorate the interior in only one hue. See more of this surprise on
Invite & Delight.
DIY Scratch Off Gender Reveal Card
This scratch off card is a great reveal project whether the guests are near or far. You provide the penny, and let friends and family scratch to their heart's content. See how to create this project at
Tally It Up Gender Reveal Chalkboard
It's fun to see how many guests think the baby is a boy or girl. This DIY chalkboard lets everyone see the tally at a glance. Plus, little buttons mean they can wear their guess on their sleeve, or lapel, or wherever. Check it out at
Sibling Balloon Release Gender Reveal
It's fun to get the kids in on the act, and this simple balloon release is easy enough that even the youngest ones can participate. Now, everyone can feel included as your family starts its journey as a bigger brood. See how this surprise unveils at
Sibling Multi-Bag Gender Reveal
Here's another fun idea for the siblings. Let them each reveal balloons, rather than having one big box or bag. Swing by
Life Your Way.
Bow and Arrow Gender Reveal
Channel your love of
The Hunger Games with this archery reveal idea. A paint-filled balloon and a friend or family member with Katniss-like bow and arrow skills is all you need to pull this one off. Check it out at Sweet Miles.
Darts and Art Gender Reveal
Fresh out of bows and arrows? A giant canvas and darts are a great way to reveal the gender and create a great piece of abstract art to keep for years to come. via
Gender Reveal Smoke Bomb
Fill the air color with a smoke bomb. This burst of smoke is a festive way to tell the world, or at least your tribe of friends and family, that a boy or girl is on the way. Check out
Aaron & Whitney for more info on how to pull this off and get good pics.
DIY Gender Reveal Cookie Piñata
Is it a cookie? Is it a piñata? It's both! Woohoo! Check out how to create your own gender reveal cookie piñatas at
Old Wives Tale Chalkboard
As soon as you're pregnant, you hear every old wives tale about what you're having. Even strangers predict based on how you're carrying, what you're craving, and any other small detail they can use to try to figure out what the baby will be. Gather your stats, and display them on an old wives tale board at the party. Check out this one at
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