Best Circus Baby Shower Theme Ideas For Baby Boys and Girls

Step right up with a circus baby shower theme that will blow the roof right off of the Big Top circus tent! While you are making your own circus baby shower invitations you can check out our favors, menu suggestions and other baby shower ideas.
Bright and colorful is the key to making cute invitations for a circus baby shower theme; one that invites your friends to your version of "The Biggest Show on Earth!". A parade of elephants, a circus train, trained seals or practically any wild animal will do so long as they are presented with a circus themed background.


Cakes - invitations - decorations!

Think of your circus baby shower theme decorations as a "theme within a theme" meaning that it would be nice to pick one unique aspect that you adore about the circus and focus on it. Here are some circus baby shower ideas that you might consider in the color scheme of your choice:

Attach crepe paper streamers in festive colors (examples: pink and white for a baby girl shower, baby blue and white for a boys, bright green and white or red and white for a gender neutral shower) to the chandelier or light fixture in the center of the room and attach theme to the crown molding across the room to give the room a "Big Top" look and download some tunes like Fellini movie themes by Nino Rota so that you can pipe in some circus to give the venue a realistic circus atmosphere.

Centerpieces can be as simple (and cheap!) as a colorful cup (color coordinated with your tableware) filled with popcorn with a large, rainbow colored lollipop standing in the center, boxes of old fashioned animal crackers or vintage circus toys from your own private collection. The benefit of the first two suggestions is that they can serve as circus baby shower theme favors.

If you are serving finger food and snacks:

  • Finger sized corn dogs or chicken tenders with a choice of dipping sauces
  • Paper cones filled with caramel corn, hand cut French fries or peanut brittle
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Bowls of Animal Crackers
  • Candy Apples
  • Cotton Candy

For the hostess who wants to shine and have her party food stand out from the rest, something more than finger foods and snacks will be on the menu for example:

  • "Flame Eater" Flaming Kabobs
  • Popcorn Shrimp
  • Grilled Veggie Skewers
  • Funnel cakes stuffed with cinnamon apples and whipped cream
  • Cupcakes with sprinkles or circus themed toppers
  • Colored shaved ice “Snow Cones” colored with Chambord or Midori liqueur

This fun circus themed baby shower game will have your friends guessing whether they are the bareback rider, the fire eater or the bearded lady! You will want to drape something over the mirrors to eliminate peeking!

How to Play the Game:
The names of animals and individuals associated with circuses written on note cards before the party and then attached to the back of each guest as they arrive. The guests then will ask others yes/no questions to get clues as to which character they are. The first of the guest to correctly guess their identity is the winner!

The prize:
What could be more fitting than a pair of tickets to a circus?

If you have any pictures of your circus baby shower invitations that you made yourself or ideas that you would like to share, please use the form on this page provided by Unique Baby Gear Ideas to upload pictures of your circus themed baby shower cake, invitations and share your tips on throwing a circus baby shower.

New! Comments

I would love to know what you think of our site! Leave me a comment in the box below.

When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, Amazon and the eBay Partner Network such as the ones to your left on this page. Please see our Affiliate Disclosure page for more information.

More UBGI:  Rss Feed | Facebook | Twitter

Follow on Bloglovin Pink and Green Bird Theme Baby Girl Nursery

Pink Nursery Ideas

Gender Neutral Baby Animals Carnival Theme Nursery

Gender Neutral Baby Animals Carnival Nursery Theme