Check out the 12 Most Popular Boy 1st Birthday Party Themes!

by Jillian Leslie on

Getting through that first year of a new baby can be tough and exhausting, so it's definitely a big deal and a time to celebrate. There are so many popular boy 1st birthday party themes out there which can make it quite challenging picking out the best one.

So we've rounded up the 12 most popular boy 1st birthday party themes at Catch My Party to help you choose the perfect one for your son.

Collage of the 12 Most Popular Boy 1st Birthday Party Themes

We've so many cool themes such as a prince themed 1st birthday, a Mickey Mouse 1st birthday and so many more so, scroll down and enjoy!

12 Most Popular Boy 1st Birthday Party Themes!

1. Wild One Safari/ Jungle Parties

Wild One Safari / Jungle 1st birthday parties are one of the most popular party themes at the moment.

Kids love wild animals, and with the release of the new live-action Lion King movie earlier in the year, safari and jungle parties seem to have been taken off.

They are a great excuse to decorate with as many stuffed animals as physically possible, as you can see in the party below.

Download our brand new FREE jungle safari party printables for the perfect for party decoration!

Wild One Safari/ Jungle 1st birthday Party Theme

2. Baby Shark Parties

Baby Shark is a huge hit with young kids and has everyone singing along to the cheerful tune.

With the growing success of Baby Shark, we have seen a massive increase in Baby Shark themed 1si birthday parties, here at

Little boys just love it and can't seem to get enough of this fun party theme!

So about taking your guests on an under the sea adventure?

Make sure you download our awesome FREE Baby Shark printables for the ultimate party decoration!

Baby Shark theemd 1st birthday party

3. Mickey Mouse Parties

Mickey Mouse has forever been a part of our lives and has a special place in everyone's heart.

Give your little boy a magical 1st birthday by throwing a fun Mickey Mouse 1st birthday party!.

Check out the best Mickey Mouse party ideas and party supplies we've found to help you throw the party of the year.

Mickey Mouse1st birthday cake


4. Circus Parties

Circus birthday parties are all about having a good time and you can be sure that your guests will have a blast at your little boy's 1st birthday.

It's such a cool party theme combining both excitement and cute animals which will make your party one of the greatest 1st birthday parties ever.

Awesome movies, such as Dumbo and The Greatest Showman, have made circus party themes increasingly popular.

If you're looking for the perfect circus party decorations download our FREE fun circus party printables!

Circus 1st birthday party theme


5. Prince Parties

Your little boy deserves nothing less than a 1st birthday party fit for a prince, so how about treating him to a regal party.

Prince parties are one of the most popular party themes on

They are great for a wide variety of parties from 1st birthdays to baby showers!

Decorate with the most elegant party decorations you can get your hands on, such as these charming FREE prince printables.

Prince 1st birthday party theme

6. Dinosaur Parties

An ever-growing popular 1st birthday party theme are dinosaur parties.

Kids love T- Rexes, Triceratops, Velociraptors, and everything dinosaur.

So, if you're stuck with a theme a nautical party is always a safe bet.

If you need party decorations, look no further. We have the cutest FREE dinosaur party printables for you to quickly print out and assemble.


Dinosaur 1st Birthday Party Themes

7. Peter Rabbit Parties

Peter Rabbit is a much-loved character from the classic children's books by Beatriz Potter.

He's an adorable bunny that loves getting into lots of trouble in Mr. McGregor's garden.

A Peter Rabbit theme is a wonderful choice for a first birthday party if your child is a fan of the books or even the movie.

Don't miss these lovely Peter Rabbit party supplies to help you plan your fabulous 1st birthday!

Peter Rabbit 1st Birthday Theme


8. Sesame Street Parties

Toddlers love watching Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and pals on Sesame Street.

They have been teaching us numbers, colors, the alphabet, and more for years now, and just like Mickey Mouse have a special place in our hearts.

So treat your son and guests to a fun-packed colorful birthday party with all their favorite friends.

Sesame Street 1st birthday party


9. Woodland Parties

Kids love adorable little woodland animals which is why rustic woodland parties are also a very popular 1st birthday party theme for little boys.

Who's heart doesn't melt at the sight of a cute little fox or deer?

There are so many wonderful woodland party ideas out there, from cute cookies to pretty party decorations.


Woodland Boy 1st Birthday Party Themes


10. Little Man Parties

Another cool 1st birthday party theme fit for your little boy would have to be a little man's 1st birthday!

Decorate with a bunch of bow ties and mustaches, or even these fun FREE little man party printables, and your party will be a success.

Little Man 1st birthday party


11. Airplane Parties

If your son is a fan of airplanes then he'll absolutely love an airplane themed 1st birthday party.

It's a great theme that you can turn into a classic with a more vintage look.

You can use clouds, maps, and a bunch of airplanes to have your party take off!

Airplane 1st birthday party

12. Boss Baby Parties

To finish off our roundup of boy 1st birthday party themes we have a new one that is becoming increasingly popular.

The movie and tv show Boss Baby is so much fun, and the perfect choice if you have your own little boss around the house.

BOss Baby 1st birthday party

Check out all of our fantastic first birthday parties for boys on our site, and if you're looking for first birthday party supplies for boys, we've got those too!

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I can't wait to see what wonderful parties you come up with!


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Also, check out our 19 Popular Girl 1st Birthday Themes too!


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