Having a baby is going to be a wonderful experience, but sometimes thinking of a theme to celebrate this little bundle of joy can seem tough. It can get even harder if you don’t want to find out the sex of the baby. Now you need to figure out a way to celebrate the child that will work no matter their sex. So take a look at these gender neutral baby shower themes to figure out how you can celebrate the new baby.
Ideas for Gender Neutral Baby Shower Themes
Kids have always loved Disney movies. So why not have a Disney baby shower that will be oh so charming to all of your guests. This theme allows you to get really creative. You could choose just one movie to focus on for your party or you could even do a couple of different movies and stories that are featured across the Disney universe. It’s all up to you. If you do a multitude make sure you have hidden mouse ears somewhere at the party, and don’t forget to feature the Disney castle.
2. Baby Names
For gender-neutral parties, the sex of the baby is unknown, and so is the possible name choices for when the baby is born. So why not have a baby shower with the theme of names. Decorate the party with different names, and make some games to have your guests suggest what names they could name the baby boy or girl.
For the parents who want their child to have an adventuring heart, this theme is sure to wow. To incorporate this theme, you can add as many travel-related decorations as you want. You can hang things from the ceilings such as airplanes or hot air balloons, put little sailboats in the windows, and place little cars on the tables to decorate them as well. For food, you can have sampler plates that feature the different foods of the world, which will give your guests lots of options.
4. Pregnancy Cravings
The beautiful journey of pregnancy involves a lot of happiness, but also some strange things as well. So why not have a baby shower theme centered around the eccentric cravings that mothers to be can get. So have the party filled with the delicious but sometimes strange food that women can have as part of the pregnancy cravings they get. You can use the food as decorations as well and just have a full pregnancy craving/food theme baby shower.
5. You are My Sunshine
The new baby that the happy parents are welcoming, is sure to be their little sunshine. So why not have a theme to celebrate that. Have a guest book that people can add their own thumbprints into or even a sunshine centerpiece for all the tables. Have your color theme be yellow and gray, and have the foods that you serve be yellow foods that go along with the whole theme. For dessert you could even do cake pops that look like little suns or even get some little sun cookies, to brighten up the whole party.
6. Baby it’s Cold Outside
For a wintertime baby shower, you can do a theme of Baby it’s Cold Outside. Hang snowflakes throughout your party, some fake snow on some of the tables, and cute little Christmas trees, and your decorations will dazzle everyone. For a fun addition, you can add a hot chocolate bar. Complete the food table with some white desserts such as white cupcakes, and maybe even some cute little snowflake sprinkles, for your own little winter wonderland.
7. Taco about a Baby
Who’s ready for a fiesta to celebrate this baby. Like the name says the food for this theme has to revolve around tacos, so have a taco bar for your guests to make their own tacos. Include cute little fruit cups, and don’t forget the churros, and your food table is already complete. For decorations add some pinatas, little cactus decorations, flowers, and lots of bright colors to complete the look. For an extra level of fun, have little cactus party favors for all of your guests.
8. Showered with Love
Let your new baby know how much it is loved before it is even born with this theme. Have a cute little guest book that your guests can add their own thumbprint, or you could have cute cloud wood pieces, for your guests’ sign before dropping it into a cute see-through box. Decorate the party with lots of umbrellas and raindrop garlands. You could even make cute cotton clouds that you can hang from the ceiling, as well. Finish the party off with white and blue foods to bring the entire theme together.
9. Story Time
When you have a new baby, they will all have that one book that they just love to have you read. So pick your favorite children’s book and create a whole theme about it. Include invitations that will reflect the story, without giving too much away so they will still be intrigued about coming to your baby shower. Choose decorations, flowers, furniture, food, drinks, desserts, and even party favors that reflect the wonderful things about the book. So transport your guests into the book of your choice.
10. Baby on Board Games
This theme is absolutely perfect for all the gamers of the world. Fill the party with different game pieces as decoration, or even giant versions of those game pieces. Fill the party with board games like Life, Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, etc. Make baby games to play that center around the theme as well. For example, you could have a Scrabble theme game where guests can only make baby-related words. The whole shower will be loads and hours of fun for every guest who comes.
11. Holy Grail
For all the first time parents, this theme would be greatly appreciated to help them get ready. Have each of your guests, who have already had kids, give one of their “holy grail” items that helped them survive the newborn days. It could be anything from a book to a blanket, to a noise machine, whatever helped them with their baby. Have decorations that reflect wise words that you receive throughout your pregnancy. You can even have a color scheme of white and gold, and add gold decorations that look like the “holy grail.”
12. It Takes a Village
One of the most valuable assets for any parent is the community they have around them while they raise that baby. So use this shower to celebrate those people. You can have your guests RSVP with words of wisdom, that you can then use to decorate the party. Maybe even for gifts ask your guests to sign on for experiences instead. You could ask your guests for “free diaper changes when asked” or “walk through the park with mom and baby.” This can be a very caring way to show those closest to you how to be part of the baby’s life.
13. Golden Books
If you liked the book theme but wanted to choose more than one book, you can go with the golden book’s theme. The golden books are the ones from our childhood with the beautiful golden binding. You can ask guests to bring their favorite story but decorate with lots of books and stuffed animals for this baby shower. The books you buy for the party and get gifted with will make sure that your baby will have lots of storytime with their mommy and/or daddy once it is born.
For all the sea lovers out there this nautical theme gender neutral baby shower will be perfect. You can have the party decorated with cute little anchors, maybe some seahorses, sailboats, and even starfish. Have a color scheme of blues, whites, and golds to complete the look. Add cute little desserts that are shaped like boats or even doughnuts that look like life preservers, and your party is all set.
15. Summer Garden
Have a beautiful summer celebration for your baby with this theme. Have your baby shower in a garden or just fill your party with flowers and other fresh plants, and also lots of citrus fruits. Have fresh fruits and lots of sweet and savory foods for the party and you will be able to feel like you are having a low key celebration to just relax in the fresh air and wonderful sunshine.
16. Tuscan Lemon
This theme is similar to the summer garden theme, but you need to complete the whole party with beautiful yellows, and focus a little more on the citrus fruit and less on the floral decorations. Add yellow and green to all of your decor and food, and don’t forget lemons. Have some lemonade, and lemon squares to complete the party and you will have an extra sweet baby shower.
17. Color My World
For this theme, you have to have a multi-colored celebration, and it works at any time of the year. Add a grid-like look with all of the colors and multiple different shades of yarn handing in balls from the ceiling and you can see the world get more colorful. Decorate with all the different colors on the spectrum. This party gets easier with the fact that you don’t have to match everything. You can just have fun with all the colors of the world.
Some people say foxes are a mystery, which is exactly what your baby’s gender is. So go with this adorable animal theme that will allow for cute foxes as decoration, a pin the tail on the fox game, fox cookies, and even a cute little cake that could be tree-shaped with a cute little fox peeking out from behind it. This cute little theme will be sure to make all your guests say “aww.”
If you want to have the colorful look of the color my world theme, but add another cute touch then just mismatched colorful and cute objects, you can go with a rainbow theme. Have a rainbow cake with rainbow shaped cookies, and even a cute rainbow banner to hang from the ceiling. Add a few clouds to make it look like your guests are partying with the rainbows in the sky, and your baby shower is sure to be a magical event.
20. Red, White, and Blue
For all the patriotic mom and dads to be, this theme is sure to be a hit. Or even for those expecting their precious baby during the summer, this theme is sure to sparkle. Add red, white, and blue everywhere. Have those colors in the cake, on the cookies, have all the decorations be those colors, and you are oozing patriotic vibes. For a fun little extra you can give party favors of sparklers, or even put them on the cake to celebrate the new baby.
21. Star Wars
This film series has gotten even more popular over the years. So why not prepare for your new little Luke or Leia, with a Star Wars theme baby shower. You can add a death star and lightsabers for decoration, have a Star Wars theme cake, and even incorporate Yoda cookies, and this party is sure to be the bash of the century. Just don’t forget to teach your little Jedi about the way of the force once they are born.
No matter how you choose to celebrate your new little bundle of joy these gender neutral baby shower themes will help you do so. They work for either gender so you won’t have to stress if you have a little boy or a little girl once they come. So have fun with this baby shower, and don’t worry about any of the other details that you may need to already worry about.
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