Start your engines!
Invitations are the green light that tells your guests it's time to burn rubber and celebrate. Earn a victory lap from the start with these Cars party invitation ideas!
Create a custom photo invite to rev everyone up for the party!
Bring all of the race car fans together with
Cars Custom Invitations!
Inscribe a fun message from Lightning McQueen like, "Start your engines, it's Ricky's 6th birthday!" next to a photo of the birthday champ. The invites will be ready to ship within five days, and they're perfect for saving in a scrapbook.
Send a save-the-date sticker with your Cars invites
Make it super-easy for your Cars fans to remember the day of the party with a save-the-date sticker inside each invite!
come with save-the-date stickers, envelopes and sticker seals featuring Lightning McQueen, Mater and your other favorite Cars characters.
Make fill-in invitations more fun
with tattoos as VIP party passes!
Get guests' minds racing with fun goodies inside the invitations, like
Cars Confetti and Tattoos!
These cool extras will rev up your crew for the party – tell them to wear a tattoo to the party as a special VIP pass!
Hand-deliver your invites with a Cars favor attached!
Get their hearts racing by hand-delivering invitations with a
tied onto each envelope with curling ribbon! The kids will love getting a pre-party favor that revs them up for the big day.
Cars Thank-You Note Ideas for the Ultimate Victory Lap
Say thanks for joining the pit crew with a personalized thank you!
Let the racing crew know they made the party more fun than the Grand Prix with personalized Cars Custom Thank You Notes!
Print a quote from the star birthday racer on the front and he'll be excited to write his thank-you notes! These custom cards are available online and ready to ship within five days.
Send thank you notes with a photo finish!
Cars Thank You Notes
extra-special by including a photo of the party fun! Guests will love having a memento from the party to remind them of the zoomin' time they had.
Rev up the fun!
Put the pedal to the metal with these fun and easy Cars party game ideas that'll put smiles on all the race car fans faces! Have your camera ready for the photo finish!
Start a race for candy with a Cars pinata!
Get the pit crew geared up to go with a
filled with goodies! Let them take turns pulling strings until they find the one that releases the treats inside.
Let the little racers help Lightning with this fun party game!
Partiers can enjoy life in the fast lane with this
Cars Party Game,
a fun take on Pin the Tail on the Donkey that uses stickers instead of pins. Have kids don the included blindfold and try to stick the "95" on Lightning McQueen – kchow!
Make a Cars cupcake decorating station!
Let the kids trick out their own cupcakes with
Cars Icing Decorations
and sprinkles! Set out a batch of frosted cupcakes for your racers, then watch them go wild with creativity. When they're done decorating, they can chow down on their yummy creations!
Taking home the Grand Prix!
Our creative Cars party favor ideas make it easy to send everyone home with fun favors that will have them reliving the party’s racing adventures.
Hand out toy-filled Cars favor buckets to your crew!
Create high-octane fun for your team of race-car lovers with
Cars Favor Buckets!
Fill the buckets with crinkle paper shred, then arrange Cars goodies like yo-yos, flying discs, crayons and springs on top.
Make Cars party cups do double duty as favor containers
Create Cars favor cups that your li'l racers won't tire of! Fill
Cars Party Cups with paper shred and favors, then slip the cup inside a clear bag and tie shut with curling ribbon. After they play with all the Cars goodies, they can reuse the BPA-free plastic favor cups as drinking cups!
Make Cars favors in a flash with a favor pack!
Be faster than fast when it comes to making fun favor bags for your star racer and his friends with a
Cars Favor Pack!
With two sizes of favor kits to choose from, you'll be prepared with enough toys and goodies for eight or 20 guests. Just slip the favors into Cars Favor Bags and set them by the door for guests to grab as they speed home!
Show off your racing stripes!
Our Cars decorating ideas will transform your party room into a trophy-worthy Grand Prix raceway! Look below for fun decoration and place-setting ideas with a touch of DIY.
Transport them onto the race course!
Shift your party into high gear with
like a custom birthday banner, table decorations and balloons. Check out our place-setting and scene setter ideas below for more ideas to transform your party room into the World Grand Prix!
Set a party table fit for winners with Cars place-settings!
Make a tow-tally awesome party table with
and favors featuring Lightning McQueen and Mater! Get extra mileage out of fun favors like blowouts and mini toy cameras by placing them next to Cars place-settings. Kids can play with the toys during the party then add them to their take-home favor containers for double the fun!
Create a Grand Prix background for party pics!
Make a race track your party backdrop with a
Cars Scene Setter
and a little DIY! To create the oversized stoplight, tape two pieces of black poster board* together and cover with strands of twisted black streamers. Place red, gold and green foil balloons on the front, with half circles of black wrapping paper for the light "lids." To make the awesome DIY road, we used a black plastic table cover that comes on a roll with strips of white streamers for the dashed line. Kids will love striking a pose with the giant Lightning McQueen cutout!
Whip up this DIY finish line banner faster than you can say, "Ready, set, go!" Tape a yellow paper fan onto each of the flags of a
checkered flag banner.
Spell out the word "Finish" with peel-and-stick neon letters*, then hang it up for all the little racers to see! For even more racing flair, tape Cars cutouts to the extra flags of your checkered banner.
Ready to race!
Get your little birthday racer and his friends Grand Prix-ready with fun Cars accessories! These fun dress-up ideas will help everyone look like a pro racer or a member of the pit crew.
Make him feel like a Grand Prix winner with Cars accessories!
The birthday star will feel like a pro racer in cool Cars accessories!
Cars Party Hats and Award Ribbons
are a fun and easy way to rev up any outfit he's picked out for his birthday.
Hand out fun dress-up favors to the birthday star's pals!
Make all of your party racers feel like winners when you hand out
Cars dress-up accessories like party hats, award medals and wristbands. Everyone will have big smiles for picture time when they get to stand in all their Cars funwear next to a backdrop with their fave World Grand Prix race cars!
Make a pit stop for sweets!
Refuel your little racers with yummy cakes and cupcakes featuring their favorite characters from the Cars movies!
Create a trophy tower of Cars cupcakes!
Hungry racers will be on the edge of their seats when you bring out cupcakes decorated in
Cars Baking Cups
and yummy decorations. Stack your sweets on a cupcake tower next to matching Cars tableware and watch these cupcakes disappear faster than Lightning!
Put the vroom in their engines with a Cars fondant cake!
Treat your Cars crew to a race-track-inspired cake decorated with fondant and gumballs! Cut out black squares for a checkered-flag look on the bottom layer, and top with a red fondant layer with nonpareil sprinkles as spectators in the arena. A
Cars Birthday Candle
on top featuring Lightning and his best bud, Mater, make this a Grand Prix-worthy cake! For decorating tips, cruise on over to the Cars Zoomin' Fondant Cake How-To.
They'll race to the table for this Lightning McQueen cake!
The racers are sure to take a detour to the dessert table when you serve up this Cars cake on matching tableware! Bake your cake in a Lightning McQueen Cake Pan and decorate using the step-by-step
Cars Cake Decorating Instructions
as a guide.