Barbie Birthday Party Ideas

By Emily Churchill

Created on June 14, 2016

Come on Barbie, let's go party! Throw your Barbie girl and her friends a dream Barbie birthday party that will have everyone tickled pink. Read on for our suggestions on Barbie party invitations, decorations, favors, games, and more.

Barbie Party Planning & Invitations

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

  • Pink feather boas
  • A moon bounce
  • A Barbie Dream House and other Barbie accessories
  • Costumes

Barbie Birthday Invitations

  • Make invitations using bright pink cardstock and die-cut dress shapes or house shapes.
  • Print invitations on paper with a pink gingham border.
  • Print Barbie pictures from the computer or take photos of your child's Barbie dolls to paste on the invitations. Better yet, take a photo of your child with her favorite Barbie doll.
  • Sprinkle glitter or stickers in the envelope for an extra special touch.
Ask guests to bring their favorite Barbie dolls and accessories. You may also want to ask the girls to bring dress up clothes and makeup if you're planning a makeover session.

Barbie Party Decorating & Food

Barbie Party Decorations

  • Make sure to decorate in Barbie's favorite colors - pink and lavender. Use plenty of balloons and streamers in these colors to fit your Barbie party theme!
  • Place a sign or personalized banner at the entrance of your home saying, "Welcome to Barbie's Dream House."
  • Tie pink ribbons around vases and around other items in the room.
  • Place Barbie dolls, furniture, cars, and other accessories around the party area.
  • Hang Barbie posters on the wall.
  • Sprinkle sequins on the table and add pink candles.
  • Cut flowers out of bright pink construction paper or poster board and hang on the walls.
  • Brighten up the table with a Barbie centerpiece.

Barbie Party Food

  • Sandwiches cut with heart and star cookie cutters
  • Mini-hot dogs
  • Pink macaroni and cheese (just add food coloring)
  • Strawberry yogurt parfaits
  • Strawberry ice cream and cake
  • Pink lemonade
  • Cupcakes with pink frosting and sprinkles

Barbie Party Favors

Thank guests for coming to your Barbie birthday party by filling small purses or pink lunch boxes with favors like:

  • Barbie stickers
  • Pencils
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Pink feather boas
  • Barrettes and other hair accessories
  • Bubble bath
  • Pink bubble gum
  • Barbie tiaras
  • Sunglasses
  • Makeup and nail polish
  • Barbie clothes and accessories

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