Looking for a fun party idea? Crisp watermelon and a sunny summer afternoon are the perfect recipes for this sweet watermelon party!
This watermelon party idea is simply the cutest! It’s perfect for a summer birthday or a weekend BBQ.
What do you serve at a watermelon party? Well, watermelon-themed treats, of course! Including fresh slices of ice-cold watermelon.
Think about a delicious watermelon as your party inspiration. Shades of red, pink and green embellish everything from the fancy balloon garland to the watermelon cupcakes and party papery.
I’m excited to share all the details of this super-fruity soiree that’s extra juicy and delicious! Here are 16 DIY watermelon party ideas!
Let’s Start the Party!
1. Watermelon Buttercream Cake
Found from XO, Katie Rosario
Looking for something fun and sweet this summer, celebrate with this watermelon buttercream cake! It’s perfect for a watermelon birthday party or a summer family BBQ! This watermelon cake uses basic buttercream techniques that will help you become a more confident baker. Get the recipe at XO, Katie Rosario
2. Watermelon Party Invitations
Found from Chicka Bug
A party always needs a good invitation, but this one is just too cute not to share! I love this one by Chicka Bug because you can either order them or print them out yourself!
3. Watermelon DIY Pinata
Found from Oh Happy Day
I’m not usually one to make a pinata, but this watermelon pinata is so cute and easy to make. With this easy to follow tutorial, you can make from scratch your pinata. Fill with all kinds of watermelon candy to stay with this sweet theme!
4. Watermelon Cupcakes
Found from The First Year Blog
Okay, so this isn’t just a typical pink and green cupcake. This recipe uses watermelon kool-aid in the buttercream to get the delicious watermelon taste, and the edible seeds are mini chocolate chips. It is so perfect for your party!
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5. One in a Melon Centerpiece
Found from Bushel and Peck
Using real watermelons as decorations are brilliant and a twofer. You can eat the watermelon inside and use the rind as a bowl to hold fresh flowers for the centerpiece of your table!
6. Watermelon Wooden Serving Spoons
Found from Real House Moms
These DIY serving spoons are so easy to make and cheap too! Get wooden serving spoons from your local dollar store and paint the handles to look like a watermelon. Of course, they work perfectly for this watermelon party but even work for every summer BBQ you might have!
7. Watermelon Wreath
Found from Craft Create Cook
Welcome your guests to your home with this easy DIY watermelon wreath. Tie pieces of cotton fabric around a four wire frame. Within minutes you can have a beautiful wreath for your summer party!
8. Watermelon Popcorn
Found from Let’s Mingle Blog
I am so pumped about this watermelon popcorn. How cool is that?! It is like ultimate candy corn. Using watermelon jello is the key to this recipe, so the popcorn not only looks like watermelon it justs just like it!
9. DIY Watermelon Cornhole Game
Found from Brite and Bubbly
Cornhole is a fun bean bag toss game that is a perfect summertime activity but creating your DIY watermelon cornhole is just too perfect! This also makes a great gift that can be played many times this summer!
10. Watermelon Cake
Found from The Cake Blog
Hello Summer! In my world, you can’t have a party without cake, and this one is a must-have. Welcome summer with this watermelon cake. Hand painting the watermelon on the cake with food coloring is a great idea!
11. Mini Watermelon Bags
Found from Delineate Your Dwelling
I love these mini watermelon bags. The mini canvas bags make great favors bags and in this case a perfect way to hold confetti so you can throw it into the air. They can also be personalized with everyone’s name on them! Super cute and cheap!
12. Cupcake Liner Banner
Found from I Heart Crafty Things
This decoration is a brilliant DIY banner that anyone can make. All you need are cupcake liners, glue stick, and string to complete this craft! Hang this around your home to create a fun watermelon party!
13. Watermelon DIY Letter
Found from Kara’s Party Ideas
Make your party more custom by painting wooden letters that look like watermelons. Start with a wooden letter from the craft store and paint that’s all you need! For example, make your kids name something that they can keep in their room!
14. Watermelon Utensil Holder
Found from Today’s Creative Life
This utensil holder is a handy DIY craft that you can use for all your summer parties. I didn’t realize how cute and useful this utensil holder is for your party!
15. Watermelon Tie Dye Tee
Found from Sweet Lil You
Here’s a craft that you can make before or during your party! Making a tie-dye shirt is easy, and it doesn’t cost a lot. Make tank tops for the summer heat!
16. Watermelon Balloon Garland
Found from Happy Wish Company
Balloons and parties go hand in hand, and this balloon garland is everything. Using different size balloons and different watermelon colors, create an insanely cool decoration. This tutorial shows you everything you need to create this at home!
17. DIY Watermelon Slime Party Favors
Found from Mom Collaborative
Slime is huge for kids! I could watch those slime videos on Instagram all day; it’s oddly satisfying. Now you can make your slime for your watermelon party! This tutorial comes with a printable card that you can attach to each bag of slime! Super easy and way fun!
Bonus #1 Watermelon Serving Tray
Found from Handi Mania
This tray is a straightforward craft that you can use again and again! You can find everything you need at your local craft store. With little to no time, you can create your DIY serving tray!
Bonus #2 Table Inspiration
Found from Project Nursery
There is so many fun, and easy options for a watermelon themed party. Here table ideas and entertaining game ideas.
With these DIY party ideas, you will be sure to have a delicious and colorful watermelon party this summer!
Happy Party Time!
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