How to Set Up a Beautiful Mermaid Party

Mermaid party table scape with cupcakes water cookies blue

Make waves on your next birthday with this gorgeous mermaid party. Our crew has everything covered from eye-catching invitations to mermaid party food ideas to mermaid birthday party favors and more. Whether you’re looking to plan out a whole party or need ways to spice up a party you have in mind, these breathtaking ideas are just what you need to catch people hook, line and sinker.

Mermaid party invitations

Mermaid party invitations blue birthday party Harper
Print your own custom address labels (45160), shipping labels (8163) and invitations (8387)

Reel in your guests with these fetching mermaid-themed invitations. You can also personalize each label and card with your own text and images to make them even more unique. Pair these refreshing blue and purple designs with matching envelopes to complete the aquatic look.

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Mermaid party food

Mermaid party cupcakes for 5th birthday
Create instant cupcake toppers with scallop round labels (8218)

Add some undersea sparkle to your cupcakes with sugar pearls, ocean-themed cookies and cupcake toppers. Make your own easy toppers by printing out round labels and sticking them together over paper straws or skewers. Scalloped labels are a perfect and subtle way to maintain the mermaid theme with its shell-like fringes.

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Mermaid party snacks goldfish jelly beans
Easily label your snacks with tent cards (5302)

Fill bowls and jars with fish-shaped snacks like Goldfish® and Swedish Fish® to maintain an oceanic theme. You can also use blue candies like jelly beans or gumballs to make your fishy snacks look like they’re swimming through water. You can also use sea salt caramels to create the sea floor or add a toy boat to the top to bob on the sweet waves.

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Mermaid cookies on blue plate with starfish

Every party’s better with cookies and mermaid parties are no exception. Mermaid tails, jellyfish and seashells make for the most scrumptious cookie shapes. If you’re baking your own cookies from scratch, common cookie cutter shapes like stars and circles make for excellent starfish and sand dollars. And don’t forget to add in a healthy layer of blue and purple sugar crystals for that extra mermaid-y sparkle.

Buried treasure chocolate tray candy tent card

Create your own trove of buried treasure with chocolate coins and gold foil chocolates. Distribute prizes for mermaid party games by having kids take scoopfuls of goodies as a reward. This bowl of candy can also be a party game on its own by having kids take scoops with their eyes closed to look for tokens that can be redeemed for even bigger prizes.

Custom water bottles for mermaid party Make a Splash
Personalize your own water bottles with wraparound labels (22845)

Every mermaid needs water and so does every little kid. Make sure all of your little mermaids stay hydrated with their own water bottles. You can also add the date of the party onto each label to make these bottles into memorable keepsakes.

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Mermaid party favors

Mermaid party favors glitter in glass jar with personalized tags
Add an elegant finishing touch with scallop tags (22848)

Give your guests their very own magical bottles of mermaid scales with glass bottles filled with sequins and glitter. These sequins are great ways for kids to give their craft projects some extra shimmer and shine. But you can also glue the corks into the bottles so that they can be lovely display pieces.

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Thanks for coming to my party goodie bags
Customize and order blank labels like these 4″ square labels (94100)

Craft these adorable gift bags with just paper bags, string and square labels. You can fill each bag with leftover candy from the party or you can fill them with seashells, jewelry, slap bracelets, hairbands or more. Blank labels can also be ordered in various sizes to fit any size bag that you need.

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Mermaid hair don't care template on index cards
Index cards (5388) make for great backer cards

Hair ties are a lovely party favor that can be given out at either the beginning or end of the party. Handing hair ties out from the start can be a clever way to get your guests into a more aquatic mood. Complementary hair ties on all of your guests are also a cute way to have everyone match in photos.

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Gift bags for mermaid party
Give gift bags an extra flourish with printable tags (22802)

Feel free to mix and match labels, cards and tags to create your own creative combinations. These premade templates look great as-is but they can be even better with your unique touch. Play around with some of these templates in our design tool to see all of the different ways you can make these designs your own.

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