Party Ideas by Occasion

There are so many days and occasions for which we think it's worth throwing a party- Birthdays, Halloween, Christmas and New Years, just to name a few. We're always finding a new time and day to celebrate. So whether you're planning a Thanksgiving feast or throwing one last luau before the kids go back to school, there's a party guide full of exciting ideas just for you. Every guide features ways to plan for and invite your guests, steps on how to decorate, suggestions for food, games and activities to entertain, and even ideas for party favors to give your guests on their way out! Every reason to celebrate is a good reason, and no matter what that occasion may be, there's a perfect party for you. Birthday In A Box has everything you'll need to throw the perfect party for any special occasion, and if you're having trouble thinking of an excuse to celebrate, our list of party themes should help!


Everybody loves a party, which is why there are so many occasions just right for a celebration. Winter, spring, summer or fall, there is always something to celebrate. Holidays are popular and so are parties themed for each season. 

December holidays are very popular and we have many different options. If you are planning a celebration attended by people of different beliefs, our winter holiday theme is what you need. We have custom-printed invitations as well as ones you can write out yourself, and coordinating thank you cards. Scene setter kits, hanging lanterns, blue and white balloons, hanging swirl decorations and even ugly sweater decorating kits are among the choices. Complete the look with snowflake themed plates, cups and napkins. Consider custom printed favor containers filled with white and blue candy and other fun gifts. 

If you celebrate Christmas, check out our many Christmas themes, including one featuring Santa. For Hanukkah, we have a blue theme with the Star of David and menorahs. We can get you ready for New Year’s with our hats and noise maker party kits and we have items for winter themed and Valentine’s Day celebrations too.

Spring into party planning with St Paddy’s day drinking glasses and head boppers, pastel balloons for Easter and sombrero headbands and mini maracas for Cinco de Mayo.

Be cool this summer with red, white and blue decorations on Independence Day, hot dog and hamburger invitations to your barbecue and Hawaiian luau decorations and tableware featuring vibrant flowers. 

A sometimes overlooked but important day is back to school. Kids are another year older and ready to learn. Parents are excited that the “I’m bored” complaints will be at a minimum. We have many great ideas that will make the first day of school exciting for the kids. 

In autumn, you will fall for the autumn leaf themed party supplies and be thankful for turkey thanksgiving supplies. We have lots for Halloween too, including adorable black cat and friendly monster themes appropriate for grade school parties and scary themes—like zombies and scary skeletons—better suited for teens and adults. 

No matter the time of the year or the occasion, you are in the right place to begin planning the party of the year.

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