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“Under the sea, Under the sea, Darling it’s better, Down where it’s wetter, Take it from me,” says our favorite crab, Sebastian from The Little Mermaid. It is very hard to believe The Little Mermaid came out nearly 30 years ago!
I love that movie growing up, and my kids still love that movie. That’s why today, we are looking at Mermaid party ideas. Ideas you can get inspiration from if you are planning to throw an under the sea themed party, but, don’t know where to start.
Free Mermaid Party Ideas
But before we jump to my list of Mermaid Party Ideas, I want to share our FREE Mermaid resources you can use in planning your Mermaid themed party:
You can download our Free Mermaid Favor Box Template. It’s a perfect little box to put your mermaid themed trinkets for your guests.
To keep your little mermaid guests occupied during the party, you can download and use our Free Mermaid Coloring Pages.
Download our FREE Mermaid Clip Art Set that you can use if you want to design your own invitation, printable, shirts, or whatnots. This clip-art set will match with our Free Mermaid Coloring Pages.
Now it’s time to share my list of 15 fun Mermaid Party Ideas:
We are starting our list with some free mermaid resources you can download our site. These free mermaid favor boxes are perfect little boxes to put your mermaid themed trinkets for your guests.
To keep your little mermaid guests occupied during the party, you can download and use our free mermaid coloring pages.
If you want to make a fun backdrop, check out our wall art tutorial. The art in this tutorial in not free, but the same technique could be used with any art you create with our free clip art set.
First on the list is this very cute mermaid party invitation I saw on Etsy. You can personalize the invite as well as the mermaid's hair color! How cool is that?
Next on the list is this easy DIY Mermaid Birthday Number you can make at home. Not to mention that the supplies needed for this project are easy to find. You probably have all of them at home!
Another Mermaid themed decor idea you can make for your party is this Jellyfish Paper Lanterns. You can buy pastel circle lantern at your nearest craft store and add some crepe paper at the bottom of each lantern to serve as jellyfish tentacles. Then hang it somewhere high to make the jellyfish float.
These DIY Mermaid Tail Party Hats are so adorable not to include on my list. You can make this at home using TinkerAbout's party hats template.
When I first saw this Mermaid Popcorn Recipe, I already knew I'll be making this for my daughter if we decide to throw a Mermaid themed party. The popcorn looks yummy and the pastel color just adds the mermaid vibe. You can make this at home for your little girl's party by simply following the recipe provided.
Another recipe I found is this Mermaid Clam Shell Cookies that are super cute. My kids will surely love this and hopefully yours too! This will be a sure hit during your Mermaid themed party.
For party desserts, you can make this Chocolate Mermaid Tail by simply following the easy recipe made by Stylish Cravings. It's super easy that your kids can even help you out in making this yummy looking chocolate. You can either serve this on your food table or wrap it to give as party favors.
If you want to serve some cupcakes on your child's Mermaid themed party, you can decorate your cupcake using this sparkly Mermaid Cupcake Topper I saw on Etsy. It comes with a mermaid tail, a starfish, a seahorse, and a seashell design.
Here's another idea you can serve to your guests – a blue lemonade drink disguised as ocean water! Such a witty concept that perfectly matches a Mermaid themed birthday party.
If you look over the internet for Mermaid Cake ideas, I'm pretty sure you'll see a bunch of awesome designs. However, this mermaid cake from Peggy Porschen just stands out to me! If you are a baker or know someone who can make awesome cakes, then you can absolutely get design inspiration from this beautiful cake.
Complete your Mermaid themed party by making this cool mermaid treasure trove! Let your guests have a mini adventure in searching for mermaid trinkets they can bring at home. Some lovely trinket ideas you can hide are mermaid rings, keychains, pins, and bubble bottles.
This Mermaid party food tags I saw on Etsy are just perfect to add the mermaid vibe on your food table. It looks classy and is perfect to label your under-the-sea inspired menu for the guests.
Kids are crazy over slime! What better way to entertain them during a Mermaid themed party than giving them a mermaid-inspired slime? They will surely love it and you can also give the slimes as take-home gifts.
If you plan to make a photobooth corner during your Mermaid themed party, this Mermaid Photo Booth Props I saw on Etsy will come handy. It has a lot of mermaid-inspired graphic designs and wordings that will be a hit to your guests.
This Mermaid Hair Tie I saw on Etsy will make a cute (not to mention super useful for girls who have crazy mermaid hairs) party favor.
And that’s it! I hope my list of 15 Mermaid Party Ideas will help you in planning and organizing a superb mermaid themed party for your kiddo. If you have more birthday party themes we want to cover, let us know in the comment section below! Happy planning.