Basketball Party Ideas!

Basketball Party Ideas!

Shoot for an unforgettable party for your MVP – the birthday boy – and his friends. The road to victory is paved with our Basketball Party Ideas for games, party favors, snacks and more!

Basketball Party Invitation Ideas

Basketball Party Invitation Ideas
Team hustle! Gather the team with awesome invites inspired by our Basketball Party Invitation Ideas. With different ways for the birthday boy to add his personal touch, his friends will be ready to hit the court!
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Custom invites bring the house down!

Boost team spirit with a personalized message, such as: "Are you game? Let's shoot some hoops to celebrate Sean's birthday!" Party City will print your custom invitations and ship them to you in five short days.

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Give the players special game passes

Include a basketball tattoo with the invitation and ask each invitee to sport it on the big day. That way, only the birthday boy's all-stars gain entry! Don't forget a bit of confetti for a party touch.

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Bounce pass a pre-party favor

Take your Basketball party invitation to the next level: Punch a hole in the corner of the envelope and tie on a party favor like a Basketball Mini Whistle. It's a tiny tip-in that wins major points!

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Basketball Thank You Note Ideas for an Exciting Ending!

Say "thanks" with a personalized note

Alley-oop! A custom thank you note is the perfect play after a successful party. Just use Party City's super-easy card generator to add a personal message to your cards and we'll ship them to you within five days.

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Send a picture-perfect thank you

Party-goers will love to have a photo with the birthday MVP. Slip one in with a Basketball Thank You Note so that they can have an instant replay of the party any day!

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Basketball Party Game & Activity Ideas

Basketball Party Game & Activity Ideas
Nothing but net! Have a ball with our Basketball Party Game and Activity Ideas. These classic and modern activities keep the birthday boy and his friends off the bench and on their toes!
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A pinata game is a slam dunk!

No one can resist this classic game! Fill one of our pinatas with sweets, toys and noisemakers and let the whole team take a swing at it. Don't forget the favor bags so that each party-goer can take home his loot!

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Let the team draft their own party favors!

You can't go wrong with a favor bar! Set up a platter filled with fan gear and let the birthday boy and his teammates gear up with Basketball Mini Whistles, wristbands and more. Don't forget the party bags so that they can take home their picks!

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Basketball Party Favor Ideas

Basketball Party Favor Ideas
Wow the home crowd! Peruse our Basketball Party Favor Ideas to optimize your end-game strategy. Reward the team for a job well done with unique party favors that'll have the team looking forward to the next game!
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The team will jump (shot) for favor cups!

What's a party without party favors? Fill a basketball cup with Basketball party favors like pencils, bounce balls and themed candy. Wrap it up into a neat package and your little champs are sure to be bouncing with excitement!

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Pack up fan favorites into original containers

A hand-decorated ball favor container is perfect for a basketball-themed birthday. Pack it full of balls, whistles and even bubbles to keep the fun going into overtime!

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Basketball Party Decoration Ideas

Basketball Party Decoration Ideas
It's game time! The party room wouldn't be complete without basketballs and flashy accents to make the birthday boy feel like a champ. Make our Basketball Party Decoration Ideas part of your strategy and bring home the win!
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Fulfill his hoop dreams with a primo party room

Deck out the home court in our Basketball party decorations. Go wild with banners, cutouts, basketball balloons and much more. Check out more decorating ideas below to round out the party room.

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Create a championship table for the team!

Match basketball plates, cups and napkins for a winning table setting. Small award trophies double as table decorations and party favors!

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Basketball Party Dress-Up Ideas

Basketball Party Dress-Up Ideas
He shoots, he scores! The birthday boy deserves an outfit just for his birthday. Our Basketball Party Dress-Up Ideas also help you equip his friends with awesome duds for the special day!
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Take center court in a special birthday outfit!

The birthday boy can play the role of team captain in his favorite basketball jersey. With sunglasses and a basketball whistle, he will rock a real pro look.

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Choose court-approved outfit accents for the MVP!

Does the birthday boy already have a special birthday outfit picked out? Offer him an assist with great birthday accessories, such as a brightly-colored award ribbon.

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Foster team spirit with team accessories

Gain the home-court advantage! Your little athletes will be ready to hit the floor when they're equipped with Basketball Mini Whistles.

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Basketball Party Food Ideas

Basketball Party Food Ideas
Elevate your game! All the birthday fun and excitement are sure to work up an appetite. Our Basketball Party Food Ideas, including tasty cupcakes to classic game-time fare, are sure to keep the team satisfied and energized!
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Create a slammin' cupcake tower

Bake the MVP's favorite cake in sports-themed baking cups and decorate the cupcakes with orange and brown icing to look just like basketballs. With Basketball Birthday Candles as a finishing touch, these sweet treats will make any fan stand up and cheer!

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Let your dream team create their own dream cupcakes

Athletes need to exercise their creativity, too! Lay out iced cupcakes along with colorful sprinkles and color mists. Each party guest can let his imagination go coast to coast!

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Refuel with classic courtside bites

Serve smothered hot dogs and spicy jalapeno nachos with a side of fresh fruit for an energy-boosting, hunger-satisfying meal. Make sure plenty of Basketball napkin are on hand for the players to keep their uniforms pristine!

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Hydrate with b-ball beverages

Your party-goers are sure to work up a sweat! Cool down with crowd-pleasing lemon iced tea served in Basketball Fan Cups (don't forget the lemon wedge garnish!) and keep bottled sodas on ice in a large serving bowl.

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