Have Fun in the Sun with These 12 Amazing Luau Party Ideas!

by Jillian Leslie on

Hawaiian Luau parties are always a huge hit, and perfect if you're looking for a tropical theme! They work great for birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, really, any type of party. So, if you're planning a Hawaiian party, don't miss these fun Luau Party Ideas.

Hawaii is one of my favorite places in the world, so this post is near and dear to my heart. I love the spirit of Hawaii and to capture it in a party... even better!

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We've included so many ideas for a fun luau, such ideas for luau party decorations, games, free printables, and more!

Aloha! Check out these inspiring luau party ideas below...

Have Fun in the Sun with These 12 Amazing Luau Party Ideas

1. Hawaiian Luau Cake

Lets' start off this Hawaiian party with a true showstopper of a birthday cake.

This birthday cake sets the scene with a cool beach inspired bottom tier, a grass skirt middle tier, and a pretty floral hibiscus top tier topped with a gorgeous pink surfboard! Can't get much more Hawaii then this.

Here are some fondant hibiscus flowers to decorate your luau cakes.

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2. Decorated Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies always look amazing on a plate and these gorgeous luau inspired ones are no expectation!

What's not to love about these cute palm trees, hibiscus flowers and Hawaiian dancing girls, to name just a few?

Here are some luau sugar cookies you might like!

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3. Tiki Decorated Brownies

Everyone loves chocolate so why not take your brownies to another level by magically transforming them into fabulous tiki faces.

All you need are a bunch of gel icing pens in lots of different colors and let your imagination go wild!

Luau brownies | Catchmyparty.com

4. Candy Kabobs

Kabobs are delicious and a wonderful summer food, but who says you can't sweeten them up and create some that kids will love?!

Check out our recipe you make you own or you can find some candy kabobs here to buy.Candy kabobs | Catchmyparty.com

5. Luau Cupcakes

Hawaiian themed cupcakes are a cool luau party food to treat your guests to at your party!

Check out these below, including the stunning blue frosted ones topped with fondant palm trees. Here's where you can buy your own fondant luau toppers.

Cupcakes | Catchmyparty.com

6. Pineapple Candy Decoration

If you're looking for an awesome Hawaiian decoration, look no further...

Make a cylinder out of brown card stock and glue Ferraro Roche chocolates all over it. Finish your pineapple off by cutting out some green card stock leaves and gluing them to the top of your decoration so they stick out. Add some pretty tropical flowers and you've got yourself a stunning pineapple candy decoration!

Candy pineapple | Catchmyparty.com

7. Hawaiian Cake Pops

Kids love cake pops and these luau inspired ones and just what you're looking for.

Create little Hawaiian dancing girls in grass skirts and some coconuts and you're good to go. Or you can buy these luau themed cake pops here.

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8. Hula Hoop Activity

Get everyone up on their feet doing hula with this fun luau party game of hula hoops. What's fantastic about it is that doubles up as a Hawaiian party favor for kids to take home too!

Play some traditional Hawaiian music and have a laugh watching everyone dance. Don't forget to take photos cause they make an great photo booth prop for your luau party too.

Hula activity | Catchmyparty.com

9. Lei Making Craft

An essential luau party decoration has to be a lei. They are so much fun to make, so why not have your guests make their own? Not only do they add a splash of color to your luau but they also keeps your guests busy.

This Lei making craft is great for older kids (especially if they're doing the paper punching) and simple for the youngsters, as there's no big mess to clean up at the end, the supplies are inexpensive, and everyone gets something pretty to wear once done.

Follow these instructions to make your own...

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10. Flip Flop Party Favors

If you're looking for the perfect summer luau party favor we've got just what you need!

These flip flops are a fun and cheap gift you can place in a basket for your guests to take home with them and wear throughout the summer.

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11. Party Table

Create a stunning tropical dream by going all out with your luau party decorations.

Transport your guests to Hawaii by using lots of bright vibrant colors and as many hibiscus flowers as you can get your hands on. Decorate your chairs with grass skirts for a truly tropical feel.

Hawaiian party table | Catchmyparty.com

12. Free Hawaiian Party Printable

We've kept the best for last! Download our FREE Hawaiian party printables for the ultimate party decoration.

The set has everything you'll need. Such as a banner, strawflags, food labels, and so much more... Enjoy!

Summer printables | Catchmyparty.com

For more inspiration, check out all these amazing Hawaiian luau parties on our site, and check out these luau party supplies from vendors with listings on Catch My Party!

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