Tuesday 28 November 2023

Best Winter Birthday Party ideas

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Tons of DIY fun and unique winter birthday party ideas for him and for her! Here you will find tons of exciting December birthday party ideas, January birthday party ideas and February birthday party themes, games and activities and decor ideas everyone will love and always remember, even if you're looking for ideas on how to celebrate a winter birthday without a party, we hope these ideas will inspire you! 


1. Novelty diamond ice cubes for drinks πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are a must to try to make drinks extra fancy and wow your recipient and guests alike! 

2. Make some shimmery wintry cotton candy cocktails πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Make some candyfloss cocktails, where candyfloss is placed in the cup, flute or glass, then drink poured over the top to dissolve the candyfloss within the drink. These look so glamorous and fabulous, the most magical drinks to try that are perfect for your special occasion! Adding edible shimmer will make them breathtaking.

White edible shimmer for drinks πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

3. Some personalised drinks toppers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are amazing and perfect for a birthday party for any age! 

Edible wafer snowflake toppers for drinks πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

4. Throw a pancakes and waffles party

Pancakes are not only perfect for a February birthday! Why not serve some wintry waffles and create a stall of all the pretty and delicious toppings that guests can use to decorate their own pancakes or waffles, the perfect winter warmer! You could even create a beautiful party display of ombre pancakes, by adding a little food colouring to different bowls of pancake batter - or create some novelty shaped pancakes for guests for all kinds of fun! 

5. Gorgeous chocolate covered marshmallows x6 packs (see how affordable!) πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are adorable and perfect for party favours of all ages! You could even DIY some chocolate covered marshmallows as party favours, the perfect winter treat! 

6. A rustic cabin party theme 

This is the perfect theme to try for a December birthday, January birthday or February birthday!  

Rustic personalised jumbo birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

7. A gemstone birthday party theme

This theme is perfect for a winter birthday. A chance to indulge in all things sparkly! When the weather is dull outside, why not put on a show inside, with glitter and sequins! 

Gemstone crystal birthday party bundle πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Gemstone birthday party flags bunting πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

8. Throw a swan soiree birthday party

This ties in to Swan Lake, the ballet traditionally shown in wintertime. A swan theme is an exciting winter birthday party theme to try! 

Personalised swan jumbo birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Swirly gold glitter swan personalised birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Beautiful swan personalised birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Golden swan themed birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Edible fondant icing swans for birthday cake πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Swan shaped party table confetti πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

9. A pale blue geode birthday cake 

How about a blue lace agate themed birthday cake? A crystal or geode effect birthday cake looks so chic and is perfect for every age! It's the perfect thing for a winter birthday. 


10. Opt for an amazing winter themed birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are amazing and are the perfect way to elevate the birthday cake for your recipient, something they will always remember!

Glitter winter blue birthday cake toppers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Glitter ice blue birthday cake toppers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Gold glitter jumbo birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Blue reflective shimmer personalised cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Glitter snowflake personalised birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Personalised jumbo glitter snowflake cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Frozen inspired personalised glitter cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel glitter snowflake personalised cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Personalised penguin jumbo birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

11. Decorate with some wintry party bunting πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Perfect for a winter month birthday! 

12. An ice skating party theme 

Baby blue ice skate confetti personalised cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Wintry blue and purple confetti shaker ice skate cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Ice blue ice skate personalised birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Ice skate glitter cupcake toppers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

13. DIY a beautiful wintry party table wreath or centrepiece

Wintry snowflake glitter party table confetti πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

14. Create a winter photo memory wall

Filled with photos of your recipient and your loved ones and family! Such a special idea, this will also double as party decor and is a wonderful way to show your recipient how special they are to you! You could even fill it up with memories or plans you have made together.

15. Create a boozy cupcake pullapart 

For adult guests, this is the perfect winter warmer attraction for your dessert table and also makes for a standout centerpiece! To make this, just arrange your plain uniced cupcakes in your chosen formation, then ice over the top of all of them, covering all gaps, to create one whole shape! 

16. A winter in Paris birthday party theme 

One of the most romantic places to experience winter is Paris - so why not recreate it in your front room!  

17. Opt for these dreamy eco friendly 'frosted' pearlescent balloons πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

The zero waste and zero guilt way to celebrate a birthday in style, now there is no need to compromise style and decorative flair when it comes to decking out your party using eco friendly decor! These balloons are eco friendly and biodegrade at the same rate as a leaf, making them perfect to enjoy guilt free at your party - and even more reason to blow up more and fill whole rooms with them!

18. Edible silver flakes for their birthday cake πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

19. Edible crystals for their birthday cake πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

20. Edible snow for their birthday cake πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

21. Edible fondant snowflakes as cake decor πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

22. Serve miniature winter desserts

There is no cuter party dessert idea! Take some traditional winter desserts from your part of the world and create some miniatures for guests to enjoy! 

23. Send some beautiful and stylish invitations 

Snowflake design birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Golden glitter flecks birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Ice blue snowflake birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Ice castle personalised birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pink and gold dinner and drinks party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Holographic glitter birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Black silver holographic birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel winter personalised birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Silver glitter personalised surprise party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Silver party time personalised birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel snowflake personalised birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Shimmer glitter birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

24. Introduce some faux snow   

This is such a fun party activity for a winter themed birthday party, for guests of all ages! 

25. Create an indoor 'drive thru' set up to show home movies 

Watching home movies and videos together is a wonderful way to celebrate a birthday and will be bound to result in hilarity and smiles all round! The drive thru element brings a retro and cosy feel, ten points if you also have popcorn, milkshakes and delicious snacks on hand!

26. Serve lavish hot cocoa 

Set up a decorate your own hot cocoa or hot chocolate stall, with all the toppings available!  

27. Serve some white chocolate dipped oreos or stroopwafels  

These make for the perfect wintry themed party treats and will suit every theme!

28. Opt for a Nutcracker ballet theme

The best birthday treat at home!

Personalised Nutcracker 3D birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Nutcracker ballet themed birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Ballet design personalised birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Nutcracker land of sweets themed birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Nutcracker ballet themed birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Nutcracker themed hot cocoa bar sign πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Nutcracker themed personalised thank you tags πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Nutcracker themed thank you birthday tags πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

29. Serve some white icing dipped pretzels

These are perfect for your winter themed dessert party table! You could even dip them in edible glitter to make them extra eye catching and pretty! 

30. Display cupcakes in a wintry formation

To make a beautiful statement display! You could even make a wintry cupcake pull apart, cupcakes lined up in a special snowflake formation, or wintry design, with icing or frosting joining them together. This will make the perfect statement centerpiece for your party and be sure to be the main attraction!

31. Some glam edible polaroid cupcake toppers πŸ‘ˆπŸ» 

These are perfect for every party and for every age! Why not top your party cupcakes with funny or sweet photos of your recipient - plus these are edible too! The perfect way to bring everyone together to laugh and reflect on memories and eat cupcakes at the same time. You could create an amazing party dessert table display with these and they are super affordable too! 

32. Make cupcake toppers of their face πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Find a funny picture (or lots) and print to make hilarious cupcake toppers! This is an amazing DIY 50th birthday party decor idea that your recipient will be sure to love and will result in a lot of hilarity at the same time!

33. Make an ice block reveal party table centrepiece 

This is possibly the coolest thing ever! Why not bring out the centrepiece of the event, once your guests have arrived, an ice block containing a special surprise within. They will have to impatiently wait for it to melt to discover the surprise inside! It's such a cute way of revealing a special message or party favours for guests and will increase the suspense and excitement as guests impatiently wait for the surprise to be revealed! 

34. Create wintry flower infused balloon displays 

Entwine your balloons displays with pretty flowers for the most beautiful look! You could even opt for some gorgeous pearlescent eco friendly balloons or eco friendly confetti balloons to make a gorgeous statement! 

35. DIY some arctic themed slime for party favours 

Another easy, cheap and fun party favour idea is to handmake a batch of shimmery winter themed slime for your party guests to take home, in individual pots! This is a magical birthday party idea to try and super creative and unique too!

36. Adopt a winter animal party favours

Guests will adore this! Set up an 'adopt a winter baby' stall, with a cold climate animal soft toy for each party guest to adopt! You could even attach mini tags to each soft toy, with their date of birth and personality traits on. 

37. Winter face painting 

This is such a fun wintry party activity idea for guests of all ages! 

38. Salted caramel hot chocolate toppers as party favours πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

39. Throw a nutella themed birthday party

And serve some wintry waffles with nutella, sprinkled with powdered sugar! 

40. Give your pets a winter themed costume

To wear! This would be so cute for photos and a great way for them to get involved in the fun! 

41. A winter sports themed obstacle course

If your recipient is competitive and/or in to winter sports, this idea would be perfect! You could use cardboard boxes, rope and even a ladder laid down to create a fun assault or obstacle course for your recipient. All younger (and older) guests can enjoy competing to see who can complete the course first! You could even produce a paper mache cup as a prize! Just be extra sure to make this safe for all guests to use! 

Ride on Over Winter Sports birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Winter sports snowboarding birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Personalised winter sports birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Personalised snowboarding winter sports cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

42. DIY some white chocolate candy bark for party favours 

This is so easy, quick and super affordable to make!  

43. Serve some frosty cocktails or mocktails 

You can have so much fun putting together some wintry themed cocktails or mocktails for your guests! You could even give them cool names, such as 'South Pole Slushie' or 'Candy cane Cola'  

44. Create a wintry trail mix 

With mini marshmallows, white chocolate covered pretzels, yoghurt covered cranberries, white and blue coloured popcorn, frosted Shreddies and sugar cookie pieces... there are so many cool options to try! 

45. Light up some sparklers 

These are perfect for a winter birthday, especially as it gets darker earlier and will be sure to dazzle guests of all ages! They are inexpensive but great party entertainment. 

46. Throw a winter ball 

When the weather is colder outside, why not make the most of throwing an indoor event! A winter ball, Bridgerton style, is the perfect winter party idea. 

47. A white glitzy 1920's party theme 

To mimic the wintry surroundings, why not throw a glitzy and glam white 1920's themed party, with sparkling drinks and crisp white suits and art deco details! 

48. Serve some white macarons with edible glitter πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

For the perfect snowy winter party table display!  

49. A game of Fast Dressup, the winter edition!

A game of who can put the most scarves on in the fastest time will always go down a treat with guests of all ages, it's such a funny party game that will keep everyone engaged and result in some funny photos too! More winter party options include, who can wear the most coats or who can wear the most winter clothes in the time window given.

50. Stage a winter baking competition or contest 

A baking challenge is always fun, why not divide in to teams and make it a winter themed baking competition or contest, competing to make a special winter dessert! This is such a fun party activity and will be sure to result in hilarity and funny memories - young guests could even decorate a giant cookie each! 

51. Hot cocoa in a tube for party favours 

These make perfect party favours and are basically like mini hot chocolate kits that guests can put together at home, so cute! They also visually look so pretty and are inexpensive to DIY plus quick to put together. You can even order some ready made if you are short on time.

52. A winter themed donut wall 

If you liked these ideas definitely also check out these Best 50th Birthday Party ideas for Men and Best Creative Leaving Party ideas!

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