When planning a Paris themed party, you’ll want to think of pink, black, chandeliers, feathers, French cuisine and of course the Eiffel Tower. Here you’ll find ideas for invitations, activities, food and treat bags along with a few free printables. This is a party theme that is fun for all ages!
Paris Themed Party – Invitations:
There are so many fun & creative ideas for a Paris themed party invitation. Your invitation could include phrases like “Ooh La La!” or “A Day in Paris”. You could create invitations in the style of a passport, airline ticket or postcard.
Here are some other fun ideas:
Paris Themed Party – Decorations:
If you can’t find an Eiffel Tower decoration, you can always print one (after a little Google image searching) and display it in a decorative picture frame.
Pink & black decor fits well into a Paris themed party. You can incorporate this in dinnerware, balloons, table cloths, feathers and small decorative touches like picture frames highlighting the sites of Paris.
You could also create signs in French like “Bonjour” to say hello and welcome guests to the party.
Here are some other ideas to help set the scene for your Paris themed party.
1. French Poodle Mylar Birthday Balloon Party Supplies
2. From Paris with Love Collection Eiffel Tower place card holder favors, 1
3. Ostrich Feathers-2PK/Light Pink
4. Locker Lookz Chandelier Black
5. 60 inch x 120 inch Rectangular Pink Tablecloth (Polyester)
6. 12 Light Pink Dot Polka Dot Balloons – Made in USA
7. 12 InchPetal Pink Balloons 15CT
8. Jet Black 12″ Balloons 15ct
9. Eiffel Tower Peel & Stick Giant Wall Decal
Paris Themed Party – Activities:
Your Paris themed party activities could include a Paris runway fashion show! You can use these fun ideas for having your guests create their own fashion outfits to display during your fashion show. Be sure to have your camera ready for this fun Paris runway show!
You could create a fun scavenger hunt all in French. Your guests will have to try to figure out the location of clues by translating the French clues to English. You could provide the guests a French to English translation dictionary to use. Here is a link to a free online translation website. You could also mix in some Paris trivia such as:
- When was the Eiffel Tower built? 1889
- True or False – Paris has a Disneyland? True
- What country is Paris in? France
- What currency does Paris use? Euro
- How many average visitors travel to Paris each year? 25 million
Paris Themed Party – Food:
Paris themed party food can be as easy as serving a variety of hors d’oeuvres such as cheese pastry puffs, french bread with bruschetta and croissants with a variety of meats and cheeses. Your local grocery store will have a variety of delicious appetizers to choose from. If you have a large variety of hors d’oeuvres, this can be considered a full meal.
Paris Themed Party – Dessert:
There are so many delicious options when choosing French desserts to include in your party menu. You could include cupcakes with pink or black icing or choose a traditional French dessert such as chocolate eclairs, cream puffs, macarons, crepes with berries and whipped cream, ganache, mousse, fruit tarts…and the list goes on! Here is a link to some delicious dessert recipes.
If you choose to do cupcakes, here are some cute cupcake toppers along with a fun cupcake stand. How cute is this Eiffel Tower chocolate mold? These Eiffel Tower chocolates would make an excellent party favor for your guests. 1. Sassafras / Set of 6 Party Candles, Paris
2. EIFFEL TOWER Miscellaneous Candy Mold Chocolate
3. EIFFEL TOWER PARIS COOKIE CUTTER 4.5 IN. B0903
4. 3 Tier Square Cupcake Stand Party Accessory
5. Meri Meri Poodle Cupcake Kit
6. ACACIA EIFFEL TOWER 3 TIER CUPCAKE STAND – 35 CUPCAKES
Paris Themed Party – Treat Bags:
Treat bags for a Paris themed party could include indulgence items such as chocolates, lotions and spa related gifts. Instead of treat boxes, you could use small pink luggage favor containers or pink purses.
Here are a few fun ideas: 1. Mini Euro Suitcase-SMALL Pink Rose
2. Small Assorted Sequin Diva Purses (1 dz)
3. “Pink Polka Flip Flop” Four Piece Pedicure Set
4. Love In Paris Collection Eiffel Tower Key Chain
5. 12 Pc Assorted Bling Rhinestone Lipstick Pens
6. Favor Boxes, Fuchsia, Pack of 25
7. 12 Color Glitter Sparkle Powder
8. Pure Body Lotion Shimmer Gold (6.3 oz)
9. Lip Gloss Keychains
Have you ever traveled to Paris? If so, what is your favorite memory from your trip?
Need more Paris Party planning inspiration? Check out this Paris Fashionista Party I did for Calgary’s Child Magazine.
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