Throw an amazing Pool Party using fun pool party printables!
Let’s jump in the deep end with some adorable pool party decorations and treats! Splish Splash School’s Out Pool Party time. Want some Summer Pool Party ideas?
Ready to party all summer long, or at least until your hands get all prune-y from splashing in the pool? Here are some fabulous pool parties with some equally fabulous party ideas just in time for the warmer weather!
Looking for some Splish Splash party ideas?
I have not one, but THREE adorable pool parties to share today using my fun, brightly colored pool party decorations.
First up is an AMAZING School’s Out Pool Party!
This adorable pool party was styled by the super duper duper (that extra duper really is necessary) talented, Cris from Crissy’s Crafts.
I was originally introduced to Cris’ creatively unique party spreads in October when she styled this Gothic Halloween Party using my FREE Halloween Printables.
Pool Party Ideas
Pool parties are a great way to celebrate summer. Not only is activity built into the party theme (hint: this makes planning a party EASIER!), but there are TONS of fun treat and decoration and pool party tableware you can use to throw a pool party that will have people talking until NEXT SUMMER!
Pool Party Games
Speaking of pool party activities…
This party had some awesome ones!!
There were water balloon fights and a hunt to find the prize ball where the kids had to find the lucky ball among 200 balls floating in the pool.
Pool Party Favors were also in full force. The kids took home a beach bucket with flip flops, beach ball, funky sunglasses and a water gun.
What a way to score!!
Summer Pool Party Food Ideas
The kids enjoyed a pool side lunch that included a whole wheat turkey sandwich, juice, chips and veggies.
Pool party sweets were also a focal point. The dessert table included beach ball cake balls, flip flop cake pops, Popsicle pops, life savers, pool noodles (Twizzlers), rafters (wafers), inner tubes (gummy candy), beach balls (gum balls, snow cones cupcakes and fruity beach ball.
Here are the adorable popsicle shaped cake pops. I LOVE these!!
They also had a snow cone station where the kids made their own snow cones.
This is hands down, one of my favorite parties!! Here are the adorable snow cone cupcakes:
These adorable cupcake toppers were made by the super nice Brittany from Edible Details.
Even the healthy snacks look perfect…
What a little cutie pie…and I love the Popsicle cake pops.
Check out more of the party photos here on Crissy’s Crafts.
Here are some helpful links for throwing a pool party:
Pool Party Themes for Boys and Girls
Pool Party Tableware
There are two popular schools of thought on party tableware. One is to buy solid colored tableware to accent and coordinate with your party decorations. This is especially popular with using printables for a party, as the designs don’t compete with one another.
Conversely, you can use patterned pool party themed tableware to coordinate with the printables. This set from Oriental Trading is super cute.
Alright…here’s pool party number 2!!! This party is also styled using our adorable pool party printables. The printable party decorations are available in pink and red!
Swimming Pool Party
Is the weather hot where you are yet??
The nice thing about hot, however, is that it means swimming time. Since I’m craving the pool, I thought it was a great day to share another AMAZING pool party.
This summer pool party was styled by Marquita from Painted Cookies.
More Pool Party Food Ideas
Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cones
I absolutely love the Rice Krispies ice cream cones…adorable!! These are easy to recreate.
- Simply make Rice Krispies as normal, use an ice cream cone cookie cutter to cut out the ice cream cone shape.
- Stick a lollipop stick in the end, dip in colored chocolate candy melts and sprinkle with sprinkles.
Healthy Party Food Options
The food looks soo yummy!! I really love the incorporation of healthy snacks…
I think it’s a common misconception that a party HAS to be full of sweets and unhealthy things to eat. I like to have a mixture of healthy and unhealthy food.
This gives guests options, opens up the menu for dietary restrictions and helps keep the kiddos eating healthy food. The “healthy” stuff does not need to be boring, though.
For example, by using a round sectional serving tray, you can arrange fruits or vegetables to look like a beach ball!
Another summer pool party idea, like the picture below, is to cut water melon into triangles and place on popsicle sticks…so they are fun to eat AND good for you!
Another fun sweet treat idea is the snow cone cupcake. These are super easy to make. Cake cupcakes as usual and place into nut cups.
I love the Sno-Cone cupcakes. These are easy to make and adorable.
- To make the Sno-Cone cupcakes, you bake cupcakes in any flavor following the directions for your recipe or box. Place a thin layer of white frosting on top.
- Tip: you are just making a thin flat layer to stick to the sanding sugar. It does NOT need to be thick or fluffy.
- Hold the cupcake at an angle and lightly poor sanding sugar (red, teal, yellow) until it has completely covered the bottom half of the white frosting.
- Turn the cupcake toward the other angle and using a piece of paper to block the sugar, repeat the light pouring with a different shade of sanding sugar. Complete the cupcakes with fun polka dot nut cups and ice cream sticks!
- Lightly frost the top of the cupcakes with a later of white frosting and cover the frosting with colored sanding sugar. Add a straw and you are set!!
Oyster cookies, anyone?? Aren’t these super cute???
What is a summer pool party without some water balloons? Need some water party game inspiration? Check out these under the sea party ideas!
Here are some helpful links for throwing a pool party:
Party Decorations using Printables
Looking for some fun in the sun, pool party birthday party inspiration? Check out pool party number three! If you are looking for pool party ideas for a 2nd birthday…this is the party for you!!
This cute party was styled using my printable pool party decorations. Check out the fun details!
Is there anything better for summer than a pool party? Ok…MAYBE the beach (and I have definitely turned a pool party into a beach party too!!)
However, if the beach is not in your grasp..a POOL party birthday party is perfect for summertime!
I love getting photos sent to me from happy customers that I can feature on my blog! Some of the best have definitely been from my printable pool party decorations!
This party I’m featuring today is from Amy, who recently styled her son’s 2nd birthday!
Amy had this to say about her party “It was Luke’s 2nd Birthday Splash…we enjoyed food, drinks, cupcakes/cake & fun in the sun! Had pool toys, a bubble machine & a giant slide in the pool for the kiddies to go down :). It was a wonderful day!!!”
The party favors were fun foam water blasters! These are fun for the kids to play with and great to take home as favors.
I love the grass skirt table skirt. This is fun for a pool party or would also be fabulous for a luau. The printable banner is great across the table as well.
I love the cake…what a great touch!! There are so many fun ideas you can do with a cake to jazz up the dessert table too. The adorable cupcake toppers are so fun. I love the beach balls and the life preservers.
So fun! Here are some helpful links for throwing a pool party:
If you love these pool party ideas, pin this image to your Summer birthday Pinterest board:
The Pool Party Printable Decorations are available for purchase in my shop.
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Such an adorable party! Would you mind sharing the fonts that you used for all of the little cards? I am purchasing the party pack for my sons party. thanks!
Hi, what great ideas for a pool party! I stumbledupon it ;) I’m going to
try to recreate this party for my son this summer!
What an adorable party! I love all the fun colors. I have to do this for my kids this summer!
This is such a fun party!!!
Oooo so many adorable ideas here! I don’t know if I can pull them off, but my sister in law has a pool, so I’m sure I can bring over one thing at a time to impress this summer! Thanks for sharing!
This looks like such a fun party idea for a pool party or summer birthday party. This is such a colorful and fun theme! You have awesome party ideas.
So cute! I love the “beach balls” and cake pops especially. I’m definitely saving this for later!
Adorable idea for a party! I am going to save this for the summer!
love your ideas!
These are such great and cute ideas!
Oh wow this is awesome! Oh yummm it all looks so great!!
This is the cutest party idea ever. I love it. I’m so going to do this for my daughter when it’s summertime.
So incredibly creative!
these are all fun and beautiful concept!! My son is turning one this Summer and your post inspires me! :)
Great party theme!! I love the colors and all the frozen treats.. Any kid would love this!
These look so fun!! I can’t wait for summer to be by the pool!
This is such a cute party! All of the details are adorable, I especially love the poolside lunch and sno cone cupcakes. So creative!
What a fun idea! I wish I had a pool to do this! I can see us doing one of these parties at my mother-in-law’s house when our kids are a little older!
What a bright and fun design! That’s a lot of sugary treats for a momma but I bet the kids loved it!
As usual, this is another cute and creative party theme. I love the color and everything. The pool noddle is so creative.
This is so awesome! My sister and I were known for having an end-of-the-school-year pool party at our house every year and it was so much fun!!
Always love the red vines as pool noodles :) Cute party
This looks like super fun pool party! The colors and decorations are great!
Oh wow, this looks like a blast! I’m not much of a party planner, but I love going to themed events like this. Looks awesome!
I want to go to this party!!! The pool noodles, Popsicles and cupcakes were all cute. We don’t have parties here for anything but I love this theme.
You have such fun party ideas! I love the colorful decorations and the Splish Splash theme!!
This is the absolute cutest!! I can’t wait to copy this one day :)
Oooo…Im so ready for summer! This looks sooo cute and so fun!!!! love the pool theme.
Ahh this is some awesome party inspiration. I think pool parties are so fun, especially for kiddos who have their birthdays in the summer. :-)
The popsicle cake pops!! Those are so cute!!
This is such a great party with creative ideas. Everything is super cute. I’m sure kids love it.
Love the pool splash theme so fun and perfect for right now. The snow cone is making me thirsty lol I want some.
Everything here looks adorable! You make me want to have a pool party just to recreate these treats.
I wish it was warm enough to have a pool party! This looks super fun.
So cute! This is perfect for an end of the school year party! Both my daughters have winter birthdays so our pool parties have to be for other reasons!
oh I so wish summer would hurry up we have just had days of snow so reading this post is making me wish for sunshine a pool party sounds so fun right now
What an awesome party! You inspired me to kick up my pool party ambitions for sure! Love the cookies that look like oysters :)
This was OH SO CUTE! I love the fruity beachball!!! Good job mama!
Cute party ideas! Love the watermelon on sticks- great way to incorporate fruit and dress it up a little!
Pool parties are so much fun , my kids love it. I love the preparation of healthy foods, drinks and games etc. Oyster cookies looks so cute. its making me hungry now.
Pool Parties are really amazing things to do. I like your decorations and the way you put all the snacks and food items. All are looking so cute and fun.
These cupcakes look so cute.
Wow, such adorable ideas. These are so creative. My oldest daughters birthday is in summer and I’d love to throw her a pool party! Thanks for sharing.
Those oyster cookies are adorable!! I don’t have kids, but one thing that excites me about having them one day is planning themed birthday parties!
This looks great! I’m so excited for summer and all the pool get-togethers we are going to have. I might as well just make them parties!
We love this party idea! How cool are all the little treats.
What a cute and fun idea for summer birthdays! My son has a summer bday so I will definitely keep these ideas in mind!
This is such a great idea for a summer birthday bash! As always your styling and creativity is on point and everything looks amazing!!
What a fun party! Love all the Splish Slash details! And the colors are so vibrant.
These are all such incredible ideas for a beach themed birthday bash! I bet the kids loved it!
Oh wow this party looks amazing! I want to host one – or better still just attend one and not have to tidy up! Love all the colours and the healthy fruit too!
What a fun party idea!! My boys would absolutely love this. So cute!
Love these ideas!! And nothing says summer like a pool party. They are so much fun to have!!
I love the sno-cone cupcakes – those are so cute, what a great idea!
Love those snow cone cupcakes!!
I love the colors in this theme. So bright and colorful, perfect for a day in the sun! The bucket for the pool toys is a great idea, keep them organized and ready for kids to grab anytime they want to play.
I love this pool party theme. It is so bright and colorful, the kids would really enjoy it. Oh and those sno cone cupcakes look awesome!
What a fun party theme for the summer time!! The details on those cupcakes are amazing and very cute! This is very well done :)
I love Luke’s 2nd Birthday Splash! Also the Happy Birthday toppers. The handing sign that I think is beach towels is way to adorable! How creative the Pool Toys, Snack Bar and Welcome to Luke’s Birthday Splash signs are. The sunshine cake takes it over the top of the cuteness barometer.
I love this kind of theme for pool party, the colors so bright and beautiful and the food looks really delicious I am sure kids will definitely enjoy and love it!
Omg those snocone cupcakes are super adorable!!! This is such a fun summer themed party!!! I’m keeping these ideas in mind for my son who has a summer birthday coming up soon.
What a great idea for a party, this is perfect for the summer babies out there and I love all the creative ideas you came up with.
Ah man pool parties are so much fun! It has seriously been forever since I have been to one.
First, this is an awesome idea. I don’t have kids, but can imagine throwing a similar party for a younger cousing.
pool parties are super fun <3 and I love those colourful and creative snow cone cupcakes
This is so fun! I love the sun cake. Happy Birthday, Luke!
Hi, Holly! The ideas are superb! Balloons and paper flowers are extras for pool parties. (plus the delish food and drinks!) Xoxo. Cheers!
Unlike you, I am not that creative especially in hosting parties. Good thing, there are easy DIYs all over the internet like this one. Thanks!
Oh I wish I had a pool. It is soo hot in Florida right now! The decor is lovely. Thanks for the tips.
This looks like so much fun and so colorful party idea, and the Pool Parrty stuff kids will definitely enjoy it.