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Hello Kitty Party

If your daughter is crazy about Sanrio’s fictional feline character who’s never seen without a bow, a Hello Kitty party is the purrfect theme for her next birthday! Read on for suggestions on how to throw an amazing Hello Kitty birthday party, including tips for invitations, decorations, favors, games, and more.

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Browse this guide:
Hello Kitty Invitations
Hello Kitty Decorations
Hello Kitty Food
Hello Kitty Party Favors
Hello Kitty Games & Activities


Planning & Invitations

What Do I Need For the Party?

In addition to basic Hello Kitty party supplies, like plates, cups, napkins and decorations, you may want to consider purchasing, borrowing or renting the following items for your Hello Kitty party:

  • Hello Kitty books
  • Hello Kitty stationary
  • Hello Kitty stuffed animals
  • Hello Kitty pillows or bedding to use for decorations
  • A Hello Kitty piñata

Hello Kitty Invites

Hello Kitty Party Invitations

Creative invitations are the best way to build excitement before the big date. If you have the time to make your own invitations, here are a few suggestions:

  • Cut the shape of a bow out of pink or red paper. Place a sticker in the center with celebration details and add glitter glue to the edges.
  • Print Hello Kitty images from your computer and paste pictures on cardstock around the party info.
  • Cut out invitations in the shape of Hello Kitty’s head and then draw on her face and bow. Write event details on the back.
  • If you can hand-deliver your invitations, tie red or pink ribbon around each envelope.
  • Decorate your invitations with glitter glue, sequins, and stickers.
  • Sprinkle glitter in the envelope for an extra special touch.


Decorating & Food Ideas

Hello Kitty Decor

Hello Kitty Party Decorations

Hello Kitty Food

Hello Kitty Party Food

  • Provide each guest with a bento box that features rice shaped as Hello Kitty’s head.
  • Customize mini pizzas to put a cheesy spin on the iconic character.
  • Shape yogurt to look like Kitty White’s head and customize with blueberry eyes, granola bar whiskers, a banana nose, and a bow made of strawberries.
  • Add a pop of color to kids’ cups by serving pink lemonade.
  • Make pink bow cookies and put them on top of vanilla cupcakes.

Hello Kitty Cake

No Hello Kitty birthday party would be complete without a Hello Kitty cake! Fortunately, Hello Kitty has a simple face, so this cake isn’t too difficult to make.

  1. Bake a round cake.
  2. Print out a Hello Kitty face image from your computer, cut out the shape, and then trace it onto the cake using a toothpick.
  3. Cover Hello Kitty’s face in white icing.
  4. Add black jelly beans for her eyes and a yellow jelly bean for her nose.
  5. Use black licorice laces or black gel frosting to make her whiskers.
  6. Create her signature bow below her ear using either red or pink icing.
  7. Alternatively, you can use a real bow and remove it before cutting the cake.
  8. Frost the rest of the cake outside of her face with pink icing.

(If you don’t want to go through the hassle, use a Hello Kitty Cake Pan!)


Party Favor Ideas

Hello Kitty Favors

Hello Kitty Party Favor Ideas

Thank your guests for coming by sending them off with themed favors. Here are some suggestions of adorable post-party takeaways:

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Party Planning Toolbox

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 Games and Activities

Name That Cat!

Which team can identify the most pictures of famous cats?

Copy Cat Game

This fun activity is a kitty cat version of Follow-the-Leader.

Pin the Bow on Hello Kitty

Try to pin the bow on Hello Kitty’s ear while blindfolded.

Kitty Costume Activity

With simple craft supplies, your guests can create their own cat mask, collar, and tail.

Who Has the Ball of Yarn?

One of the kittens has hidden a ball of yarn in this fun game.

Kitty Cat Trivia Game

Fun for kids of all ages! Guests take turns picking questions from a hat, but will they know the answer?

Kitty Coloring Page

Your guests will love decorating our printable Kitty coloring page.

Mother Cat Game

The children take turns being the Mother Cat, who must find her three little kittens.

Hello Kitty Paper Plate Craft

Create Hello Kitty masks for your guests to wear!

Kitty Ears Craft

Each guest can make their own kitty cat ears.

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