A whale of a time!
Ariel's favorite friends, Flounder and Sebastian, are always there for your birthday girl's underwater adventures – so make sure her school of friends are there for your party, too! With our Little Mermaid party invitation ideas, your guests will want to catch a wave and swim on over!
Make a splash with Little Mermaid custom invitations
Your guests will flip when they receive a custom invite to your Little Mermaid party. Use our
Little Mermaid and Flounder Custom Invitation
to announce the party details.
Include a personal message like: "Swim on over to Tatum's Little Mermaid Birthday Bash" or "Can't wait to 'sea' you at my Little Mermaid party!"
Be sure to have some
so you can add a friendly face from the movie to the outside of each envelope.
Send them a special Little Mermaid tattoo with your invitations
It's super-quick to let your mer-guests know when and where to meet for your party with fill-in
Little Mermaid Invitations.
Guests will love feeling a part of Ariel's journey with a
Little Mermaid Tattoo.
Tell guests to wear them to the party so you know they're not friends of Ursula, the sea witch!
Hand-deliver Little Mermaid invites with a special pre-party favor
Ariel loves to collect little trinkets and gizmos from the human world that have fallen into the sea –
so if you're hand-delivering your
Little Mermaid Invitations,
have your birthday girl give away a themed party favor that guests will treasure.
Little Mermaid Thank You Note Ideas for a Royal Ending
Dazzle them with Little Mermaid custom thank you notes
When Ariel's voice is taken away by the evil Ursula, her manners are all that she has to win over Prince Eric.
Teach your little one good manners that will impress her guests.
You can order our
Little Mermaid and Flounder Custom Thank You Notes
when you order your custom invites,
and add a message like: "Thanks for coming to my under-sea adventure!" Add some
to each envelope.
And for an extra-special touch, consider including a pinch of
Take a picture for memorable thank you notes
When Ariel's battle with the Ursula, the sea witch, is over, she reunites with Prince Eric to become a princess herself.
Make guests feel like royalty by sending
Little Mermaid Thank You Notes
that include a picture from the party with each guest posing with the
Life Size Ariel Cutout.
Don't forget to add a
to the envelope.
Take a dive into fun with our Little Mermaid party game and activity ideas. Girls will love adding some underwater splash to classic party games and will be so thrilled when they get special prizes afterwards.
Crown Ariel as a true princess with the
Little Mermaid Party Game,
which is a spin on the classic party game Pin the Tail on the Donkey.
In this version, guests take turns wearing a blindfold and trying to put the floral crown on Ariel's head.
Put an under-sea twist on musical chairs!
For this classic party game, line up enough chairs back to back for all but one player.
Station an adult by the stereo to start and stop the tunes from the
Little Mermaid & Friends Music CD.
When the music begins, the children walk around the chairs.
When it stops, everyone sits; any girl left without a seat is out.
Take away one chair each round, and continue until only the winning girl is left!
After all the adventure, it's time to reward your guests with prizes they'll love. Give out a fancy
that will make any little girl feel like a true mermaid princess. Or you can award a practical prize like a
Little Mermaid Sports Bottle.
The ocean is full of hidden beauties like shells and pearls. Give out riches of the sea that guests will treasure. Follow our Little Mermaid party favor ideas to send your guests home with the cutest underwater trinkets.
Create unique containers for special underwater favors
Any little girl who's as unique as Ariel will adore taking home a one-of-a-kind favor from your Little Mermaid party.
It's easy to send guests home with favors in unique containers you won't find anywhere but Party City.
Start with a
Folding Favor Box
in coordinating colors. Whichever one you choose, line it with some
Lime Green Crinkle Paper Shred.
If you're like Ariel and usually run late for big events, then pick up the
Little Mermaid Favor Value Pack,
which includes everything you need to assemble fabulous favors for eight guests.
Just slip everything inside the treat sacks that come with the pack, and you're ready to go!
A shore thing!
Get ready for your under-the-sea adventure with these Little Mermaid party decoration ideas. Our pretty ocean-inspired teal, pink and purple color scheme will be so inviting that your guests will want to jump right into the party.
Decorate your party room like a watery wonderland
The guests at your Little Mermaid party will feel like they're a part of Ariel's underwater life when they see your room decorations.
Make your Little Mermaid party decorations float with a balloon bouquet
Ariel is always spending time floating in her daydreams – so let your dream decorations float high with a five-piece
Little Mermaid Balloon Bouquet.
It includes an adorable giant Ariel balloon surrounded by smaller, matching balloons.
Discover the wonder of the waves!
Ariel is a free-spirited girl who wants nothing more than her freedom. Let your birthday girl and her guests find their own freedom with our Little Mermaid costume and dress-up ideas. Our seaside styles will have your party guests ready for a walk on the beach.
Let her dress just like Ariel!
Let your little mermaid princess ride the waves in a beautiful
She'll feel extra-special dressing up as her favorite character at her Little Mermaid party.
Pick Ariel accessories to make her feel like a birthday princess
Kids love it when their parents share their fun times with them – and what better way than to get Mom to dress up for the Little Mermaid splash-bash.
Mom will look just like a mermaid when she sports this
Adult Ariel Deluxe Costume.
Having Mom get into character will get the birthday girl even more excited about her party – and make for excellent party photos.
The fruit of the sea!
Swimming across the waters can leave your little mer-people with a huge appetite, but none of your guests will be crabby if you use these yummy Little Mermaid party food ideas. Make seashell pasta, fruity punch and cupcakes that are sure to satisfy any little fish!
Make a sweet cupcake sandcastle the star of your table
Little girls always love dainty cupcakes, especially when they're displayed as a sweet cupcake "sandcastle."
To make this sandcastle of seaside cupcakes, you'll want to display your treats on a
Silver Cupcake Stand.
Serve something that every little mermaid will love! Start with shell pasta with star-cut gold sweet peppers, red pepper "coral," basil seaweed and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.
Make sea-anemone-shaped snacks by adding a small ball of seasoned cream cheese to a cracker, then stick small batons of red and orange sweet peppers into the cream cheese.
Add a school of goldfish-shaped crackers to round out your plate.
Serve snacks on
Little Mermaid Lunch Plates
Don't forget to have
or as Scuttle, Ariel's flying friend would say, "dingle-hoppers" – handy.
Bake a pretty Ariel cake
Here's another great way to bring Ariel to your Little Mermaid fan's party: with a cake shaped like her favorite movie heroine.
Start with an
Ariel Cake Pan,
bake the birthday girl's favorite cake and let it cool. Then tint your frosting with the
Disney Princess Icing Color Set
and frost to look like Ariel. For detailed decorating instructions, download and print this Little Mermaid Cake PDF.
For a refreshing punch, mix equal parts 100% fruit strawberry-guava juice with sparkling cider and add slices of lime, starfruit and strawberry for colorful garnishes.
Serve in a