Pool Party Ideas


Have fun in the sun with a Pool Party! Invite your friends and family over to catch some rays, then cool off with a dip in the water. Turn your back yard into an beach and pool oasis full of decorations, food and music.


Have fun in the sun with a Pool Party! Invite your friends and family over to catch some rays, then cool off with a dip in the water. Turn your back yard into an beach and pool oasis full of decorations, food and music.



Pool Party Supplies and Pool Decorations

  • For Pool Party Invitations use the words "Sun"sational party and draw or cut out a sun
  • Make a beach ball out of blue, red and yellow construction paper and write in information on the different colors
  • Cut out bathing suits from construction paper and then glued it on
  • Create a "Message in a Bottle"
  • Hang Balloons, Streamers and Ribbons
  • Mermaids
  • Hibiscus (Hawaiian Flower)
  • Dolphins
  • Palm trees
  • Sprinklers
  • Bears dressed in a bathing suit
  • Confetti
  • Beach balls
  • Seashells
  • Plastic sea creatures
  • Fish nets
  • Lobster nets
  • Decorated Picnic tables
  • Pool Noodles
  • Plastic sailboats
  • "Live" gold fish
  • Drink umbrellas
  • Rubber duckies
  • Patio lanterns


Pool Birthday Party Activities, Games and Music

  • Click here for lots of fun outdoor party games
  • Water balloon volleyball
  • Super Soaker Freeze Tag
  • Races in the pool/ Olympics
  • Dance contest
  • Water Volley ball tournament
  • Hula dancing
  • Marco Polo
  • Thaw a frozen water balloon the quickest to win a prize
  • Make Sandcastles
  • Sing some Karaoke
  • Color with sidewalk chalk around the pool
  • Listen to the Beach Boys
  • Play or listen to some Steel drums
  • Play Luau Party Music
  • More Fun Party Games



Pool Attire

  • Fake tattoos
  • Flip flops
  • Towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Glitter eye-shadow
  • Toenails painted
  • Lei
  • Sun glasses
  • Beach hat
  • Bathing suits
  • Sun Umbrella


Pool Birthday Party Food and Snacks

 

  • Fruit pizzas
  • Hamburgers
  • BBQ chicken
  • Fruit skewers stuck into a honeydew melon
  • Pop-corn
  • Cookies
  • Brownies
  • Nachos and dip
  • Pizza
  • Ice cream
  • Candy
  • Goldfish crackers
  • Gummy worms
  • Watermelon
  • 3 or 6 foot party sub
  • Potato salad
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Fire roasted marshmallows, and make smores

  • Fruit pizzas
  • Hamburgers
  • BBQ chicken
  • Fruit skewers stuck into a honeydew melon
  • Pop-corn
  • Cookies
  • Brownies
  • Nachos and dip
  • Pizza
  • Ice cream
  • Candy
  • Goldfish crackers
  • Gummy worms
  • Watermelon
  • 3 or 6 foot party sub
  • Potato salad
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Fire roasted marshmallows, and make smores

Party Drinks

  • Orange crush
  • Ginger ale
  • Coke or Pepsi
  • Pink lemonade
  • Smoothies
  • Hawaiian Punch
  • Cool-aid
  • Fruit punch
  • Ice
  • Add a cherry and slice of orange or lemon


Pool Birthday Party Favors

  • Glow Jewellery
  • Beach bags / tye-dye bags
  • Hawaiian necklaces and bracelets
  • Hawaiian Stickers
  • Plastic mugs
  • Water toys
  • Sand shovel and bucket
  • Frisbee
  • Lei
  • Gold fish