A sleepover or slumber party is such a popular way to host a party, especially for tweens, teens, and even adults!
Check out the 50 fabulous sleepover party themes and party activities that we have rounded up for you.
Kids are going to love the midnight snacks, and staying up till the early hours chatting away with their best friends, which is why sleepover parties are always so much fun and are a great way to celebrate a birthday.
If your daughter has a favorite princess then go ahead and use that as your sleepover theme. Don’t miss this wonderful example for someone who loves the Disney movie Frozen.
Frozen birthday parties are a huge favorite with young girls, that can easily be turned into a sleepover by simply adding some winter-inspired party decorations and going with a blue-and-white color scheme.
Glam parties are really popular so decorate your sleepover with as much sparkle and glitter as you can get your hands on to create a sensational dazzling Glam slumber party. The more you add the better!
If you are stuck on trying to find a way to guarantee a great time for your guests how about treating them to a classic game of Truth or Dare?
Donuts parties are the ultimate party theme for anyone who can’t resist a delicious donut!
If this is the case then no other slumber party theme makes any sense.
Decorate your party with our FREE donut party printables and use a donut wall to show off and serve all your delicious donuts. Undoubtedly the best part of any donut party and a great alternative to a traditional birthday cake.
Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen a boom in Peter Rabbit parties on our website, especially since the movies started coming out. It’s such an adorable theme and a great pick for a child’s slumber party.
If you are stuck on a party favor some pretty bunny sleeping masks are a wonderful idea. Not only will they be useful at the party but they are also a lovely party favor to take home.
I can’t help but fall in love with the little white gate and picket fence decorating the party. Have you ever seen anything cuter?
Disco parties are a fab theme for girls of all ages who love to dance, so why not take it to the next level and allow everyone to dance the night away with a disco-themed sleepover?! I can’t think of anything better. Take things up a notch and make it a karaoke night too!
If you dream of a night of some relaxing and pampering with your girlfriends then a spa-themed slumber party is just what you need.
Place a sweet cloud pillow at the entrance of each tent to welcome your guest into a night of pure relaxation.
For the ultimate spa treatment treat your guests to a night of manicures, pedicures, and makeovers. Don’t forget to add a bunch of beauty products to their goodie bags, such as nail polish and some face masks.
Don’t miss all our other spa parties for more inspiration.
Gather your crew and get ready for a night of laughter, drama, and all things pink with a fantastic Mean Girls-inspired sleepover!
Transform your living room into North Shore High School and indulge in Mean Girls-themed decorations, snacks, and activities.
From creating Burn Book-inspired crafts to watching the movie while wearing your pinkiest outfits, a Mean Girls sleepover guarantees an unforgettable experience filled with hilarious quotes and memorable moments.
Transform your living room into Hawkins, Indiana, with eerie decor and flickering string lights, as your guests immerse themselves in the Upside Down with a binge-watch marathon, and Eggo waffles just like Eleven.
A Stranger Things slumber party is sure to be a night of suspense and nostalgia.
Throwing a gamer-themed sleepover for your video game-loving kid is a fantastic idea that will allow them to share their interests with friends while fostering teamwork, competition, and camaraderie.
To make it extra special, set up multiple gaming stations with their favorite consoles and games, provide plenty of snacks and drinks, and even plan mini-tournaments or challenges to keep the excitement levels high throughout the night.
It's a surefire way to ensure your kid and their friends have an incredible time while indulging in their favorite pastime.
Encourage your guests to dress in 1950s attire, play rock 'n' roll music, set up a mini dance floor, and treat everyone to retro movie night with classic films like "Grease" and "Rebel Without a Cause."
Serve classic diner food such as burgers, milkshakes, and root beer floats.
If like me, Halloween is your favorite holiday of the year and you love Halloween parties, why not take it up a notch and throw a Halloween sleepover this year instead?!
After a night of trick or treating there’s nothing kids love more than to get together and gobble up all that candy. Make the night a memorable one by treating everyone to a cute teepee and a comfy bed.
One of the most special times of the year is Christmas and the Holidays. Everyone is filled with good cheer and ready to celebrate.
Instead of throwing a Christmas party like you probably do every year, how about doing it differently this time around and hosting a Christmas sleepover?!
I love the idea, just imagine… a good old classic Christmas movie with some friends, some popcorn, and a lovely hot chocolate, all from the comfort of a pretty teepee and a comfy bed. Sounds like heaven to me and a great way to kick off the Holidays!
Start off the new year with a memorable New Year's Eve sleepover, with a cozy night in with your closest friends.
Set up a spa station with facials, manicures, and cozy loungewear for everyone.
As the clock strikes midnight, gather around for a champagne toast, watch the fireworks, and share your hopes and resolutions for the year ahead.
Sleepover Party Theme FAQs
How can I create a cozy sleepover atmosphere?
Set up sleeping areas with comfortable bedding, pillows, and blankets. Dim the lights and use fairy lights or candles for a warm ambiance.
What kinds of activities can I plan for the sleepover?
Activities can range from board games, karaoke, and DIY crafts to watching movies, having a dance party, or even doing a scavenger hunt.
Should I set specific rules for the sleepover?
Yes, establish some basic rules about behavior, noise levels, and respecting the space. Communicate these rules to guests to ensure a smooth night.
How can I handle homesickness or discomfort among guests?
Be empathetic and understanding. Create a cozy and welcoming environment, and have a backup plan for guests who might want to call their parents.
At what age is it typically appropriate for a child to start hosting sleepovers?
It’s generally considered appropriate for a child to start hosting sleepovers around the ages of 8 to 10, depending on their comfort level and maturity.
What are great party favors for a sleepover?
Select theme-appropriate party favors that can also function as party decorations, such as personalized sleep masks, mini spa kits, matching pajama sets, snack packs, personalized water bottles, stylish pillows, and charming stuffed animals.