If you’re throwing a luau or aiming for the very trendy tropical parties that are making their way around Pinterest then you’ll really want to take a look at these tropical party ideas to add to your decor arsenal!
Pineapples, flamingoes and a dessert table fit for a Queen are just a few of the fun details tucked inside this tropical party post. A tropical party decked out in all things leaf-printed, pineapples and flamingo-filled will be a total hit.
Now a tropical party can be many different things like a Hawaiian Luau, Retro Flamingo, Palm Beach and Pineapples or all together if that’s what you like! Anyway you have a tropical party it will be a blast!
Aloha! Let’s get ready for summer with these 10 Tropical Party Ideas great for all occasions!
Let’s Start The Party!
1. Printable Tropical Invitation
Found from Dazzle Expressions
You can’t have a party without invitations. These tropical invites are super fun and will definitely let your guests know that they will be having a blast!
2. Tropical Dessert Table
Found from Laura’s Little Party
This dessert table is bright, colorful and perfect for summer. This has the right amount of pineapples, flamingos and palm fronds mixed with festive desserts and treats for everyone to enjoy!
3. DIY Floral Balloon Arch
Found from Green Wedding Shoes
This floral balloon arch is simply beautiful that has step by step instructions so anyone can pull this off. Now there’s so much you can do with the floral balloon arch. Have it over the door to welcome guests to your home, have it be a feature on the wall behind the food or bar, let guest take photos with it as a photo booth backdrop! So much you can do with it!
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4. DIY Flamingo Ring Toss
Found from Sugar and Cloth
This DIY flamingo ring toss game will be a lot of fun for your guests it’s also another decoration you can have in your yard all summer long!
5. Tropical Sunset Watercolor Cake
Found from The Cake Blog
You can see how this cake was inspired by the colors of summer. The gorgeous shades of orange with hot pink hibiscus sugar flowers and a touch of gold is the best. And of course I have to bring up fabulous flamingo sugar cookies!
6. Pineapple Tissue Paper Pom Poms
Found from Frog Prince Paperie
These DIY pineapple pom poms are easy to make and perfect for summertime. With all the pineapple and flamingo parties going around Pinterest you will be sure to make these again and again!
7. Tropical Photo Booth Backdrop
Found from Love The Day
This is a very impressive yet easy photo booth backdrop. People are all about their phones and taking lots of selfies so why not give them a perfect place at your party to spread the word about how awesome you are when throwing epic summer parties! It’s a fun interactive way to have fun with your guests!
8. Printable Tropical Photo Booth Props
Found from Oh Happy Day
It’s nice to have silly photo booth props at any party and I love these tropical props! What I love most about these is that they are printable! So print them out of a thicker paper like cardstock and then glue or tape them onto a long stick to hold easily!
9. Watermelon on a Stick
Found from Style Me Pretty
Watermelon is always a good summer snack and putting the watermelon slices onto a stick just makes it’s fun and easier to eat. The kids will love it. I would cut them and then freeze them for a cool and refreshing treat in the summer heat!
10. DIY Balloon & Fronds Centerpiece
Found from Birds Party
If you have a long table for your guests to eat at then this is the perfect centerpiece for you. It’s low to the table so you can still see and talk with everyone but it’s different and really creative!
11. Banana Leaf Name Cards
Found from Allegra Sweet Party
This a really creative “place card” idea for a tropical party. Hand calligraphy with gold sharpies on fresh leaves is simple but really brilliant for a tropical tablescape!
12. Tropical Strawberry Lemonade Party Punch
Found from Averie Cooks
Every party needs a signature drink and here is a delicious strawberry punch everyone will love. You can make it virgin for any kids and then have it spiked for the adults. Serve in a beverage dispenser for easy access and have fresh fruit to put into the glasses for a tasty treat!
13. Pineapple Palm Tree
Found from eHow
This fresh pineapple palm tree is a real showstopper! This is an easy tutorial that you can make that will stay up the whole party. Have fresh fruit by the base for guests to enjoy during the party!
14. Pineapple Donut Toppers
Found from Bummed Bride
The pineapple donut toppers are very clever. Use this printable template to create your own pineapple leaves to put into donuts. Simply get store bought donuts and place the toppers into them.
15. DIY Tropical Garland
Found from Studio DIY
This garland is amazing, Ijust had to include it! This is great if you don’t want to worry about balloons flying away or popping instead make this lovely paper tropical garland that have so much color in it! It will certainly brighten up your party.
16. Tropical Party Sign
Found from Indulgy
This is a fun sign that you can leave up all summer long. It’s bright and colorful and works well with the tropical theme!
17. Painted Pineapples
Found from Everyday Pursuits
I have seen a ton of the golden pineapples around the internet but now I found these colorful pineapple that make for fun decorations for a tropical party. Simply paint the tops of the pineapple bright colors that match the rest of the decor!
18. Tiki Bar
Found from Style Me Pretty
Tiki bars are like the OG of tropical-themed parties. Test your DIY skills and make one for your bestie’s birthday party using wood and a coat of paint. Once you’ve finished it, you’ll have the cutest bar on the block for the rest of this season’s backyard BBQs!
19. Tropical Tequila Sunrise Popsicles
Found from Real Food By Dad
Here’s a light and refreshing treat to have at your tropical party. These boozy popsicle will be a big hit so make sure you have a lot!
Between getting that sun-kissed glow and rocking that new printed swimsuit you bought for the season, it really is the perfect time to celebrate with these 19 Tropical Party Ideas!
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