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Your little guy loves watching football, so give him a day full of action! Our Football party ideas will help you come up with party plays that will make for a winning party.
A football party is all about gridiron fun and games and your invitations can help set the mood. Order some All Star Football Custom Invitations. Add a special message about the birthday boy, like "Touchdown! Come do a victory dance to celebrate Corey's 7th birthday!" Party City will print your invitations and ship them out within five days. Include a pinch of Football Confetti in each envelope and seal them with Football Stickers.
Diehard football fans love wearing team jerseys or even painting their faces with the team colors to show their spirit. Let your football birthday party guests get into the spirit early by adding a Football Tattoo to each Football Fan Invitation. Slip in a pinch of Football Confetti for some extra excitement and seal the envelope with a Football Sticker.
Here's a great way to share a pre-party favor with your football fans. Punch a hole in the corner of each Football Fan Invitation and use Festive Green Curling Ribbon to tie on a Football Whistle. Your little guests will love blowing the whistle for violations and time-outs leading up to the party!
Just order your All Star Football Custom Thank You Notes at the same time as your custom invitations and they'll be shipped out in five days. Put the birthday boy's name on the front; inside there's room for him to write a note about each gift. Add a pinch of Football Confetti to each note and finish them off with Football Stickers.
Instant replays are always used in football when referees have to make a close call. Photos are a great way to help your party guests do their own instant replay of your birthday party. During the party, take photos of each child playing with the guest of honor or posing with the Football Photo Prop or the Football Player Photo Cut Out. Include the shots in your Football Fan Thank You Notes. Be sure to slip a pinch of Football Confetti and seal each note with a Football Sticker.
The pinata is a classic birthday party game – here's how to give it a football party twist. Choose a themed pinata like a Trophy Pinata or a Football Pinata. Then fill it with favors the boys will love like Multi Sports Super Mega Mix Favor Value Pack, Football Bounce Balls, Football Yo-Yos, Whistles, Kaleidoscope Keychains and Kiddie Mix Candy. Hand the first player a Pinata Bat and make sure he's wearing the Pinata Blindfold. Give each child a Football Party Bag to make sure nobody's off-sides when the favors start falling.
Take the party action outside and let the team let off some steam with a game of flag football. The Flag Football Kit makes it easy. It comes with essentials like cones, belts and colored flags – plus goodies like wristbands and yo-yos for eight players.
Professional football coaches get to pick their new players each year from the best college players in the NFL draft. Your party guests will love picking their own set of party favors at a football favor bar. Set out a Black Lazy Susan Tray, then fill the compartments with favors like Football Bracelets, Football Favor Balls, Tattoos, Football Bounce Balls, Yo-Yos, Football Cake Toppers and Whistles. Make sure each child has a Loot Bag and then let them make their picks.
After the game clock winds down on four quarters of fun, it's time to reward the winners with some great prizes they'll be proud to take home. Your guests will love the Soft Football, Giant Hand Clapper, Air Foam Football, Football Water Bottle or Jumbo Trophy.
Here's a cute and easy way to make a favor set in our Football Print Cup. Line the cup with Lime Green Crinkle Paper Shred. Then top it off with favors like Football Bounce Balls, Sports Notepads, Football Pencils, Erasers and Kiddie Mix Candy. Slip each cup inside a Clear Party Bag and tie the top closed with Royal Blue Curling Ribbon.
It's always fun bringing home souvenirs from the big game, and your party guests will be thrilled to take home football-themed party favors in unique containers.
Your party guests will love taking home some fun football-themed favors – especially when they're in a Football Party Bag. Line the bag with Lime Green Crinkle Paper Shred, then top it with favors like Football Whistles, Yo-Yos, Favor Footballs and Kiddie Mix Candy. Tie the top of the bag with Royal Blue Curling Ribbon so none of the goodies fall out!
If it feels like it's fourth down and you've still got lots of party prep to do, here's a way to save time on putting party favors together. Pick up a Football Favor Value Pack and divide the favors into eight See how easy that was?
Give your party room a football stadium feel with decorations that help bring some action to the party. Hang up a Football Letter Banner. Twirl together Brown Streamers and White Streamers to hang across the room along with the banner. Decorate the ceiling with Football Swirl Hanging Decorations. Add some fun with the Football Player Photo Cut Out or the Football Photo Prop. To complete this look, check out our table decorating and balloon ideas below!
A day at a football party is all about eating casual stadium tailgating favorites like hamburgers, sodas and chips. Here's how to fill your table with some football favors the guys will love.
Football stadiums are always filled with bright colors and thrilling sights. Add some brightly colored balloons to your football party decorations by making a bouquet out of balloons. Start with a couple Football Foil Balloons, then add a Birthday Streamer Jumbo Balloon and a Green Foil Circle Balloon. Tie them all off with Curling Ribbon. You'll need helium to make your balloons take off; pick up a helium tank from your nearest Party City store or inflate them at home with a Helium Tank Kit.
If your birthday boy is having a football birthday party, he probably owns a jersey from his Pop Warner or favorite professional football team. Have him put on a jersey for the party and pair it with Sporty Sunglasses and a Football Whistle.
Whether your birthday boy owns a football jersey or not, he can still add some special touches to his outfit. Pick up a Happy Birthday to Me Award Ribbon and a Football Whistle to make him feel like the top draft pick at the party.
Bring some sweet football action to your party by baking up a cake that looks just like a football field. Let the birthday boy pick his favorite flavor of cake, then bake two layers in a Rectangular Aluminum Cake Pan. Let the cakes cool and then assemble the two-layer cake. Tint your frosting green, then frost the cake and add lines with the Wilton Basic Cake Decorating Set. Add the goal posts and players from the Football Cake Decorations. Add the right number of Football Birthday Candles for the birthday boy. Serve your cake with Football Dessert Plates, matching Beverage Napkins and Kiwi Green Forks.
Depending on how your team is playing, sometimes tailgating and enjoying favorite foods in the parking lot can be the best part of a trip to the football stadium. For your football party, make a tasty menu of tailgate favorites like grilled hamburgers, potato salad, fresh fruit salad and barbecue potato chips. Let everyone dress their own burger with sliced tomatoes, lettuce and cheese served in a Football-Shaped Platter. Set out Football Fan Plates, matching Lunch Napkins and Kiwi Green Forks.
Your football fans will be thirsty from running around at your party, but they won't want to miss any of the action either. Serve easy grab-and-go drinks like water, sports drinks and natural sodas in a Football Bowl filled with ice. Have lots of Football Print Cups and Beverage Napkins so everyone can serve themselves.