Gearing up for the big game?! Lisa Kenyon of Eventfullyou out of Southern California shared this fun football birthday celebration with us, and it is packed full of ideas that are sure to make an impression and score you a touchdown!
4th & 40th Combined Football Birthday Party
Check out these touchdown ideas found in this combined birthday bash:
- Football-inspired cake which includes a darling field, football, and play-board tiers
- Chocolate-covered football Oreos
- Beautiful floral arrangements placed in vases made from mason jars painted like footballs
- Hot dog concession stand adorned with a black and white referee print runner
- Hydration station with thirst-quenching drinks and football cups
- Goal post created from PVC pipe and adorned with banners
- Guest tables set with green linens, black chalkboard paper adorned with game plays, football floral arrangements, and football balloons
- Cute chalkboard stationery + signs!
Photography – Jenner Rose Photography
Cake – A Piece of Cake
Party Favors (footballs, stickers, suckers, pom poms, necklaces, balloons) – Oriental Trading Company
Chocolates (suckers, chocolate covered Oreos, chocolate covered pretzels) – Bubba’s Sweets
Signs & Invitations (The End Zone signs) – Max & Mae Invites
S’s Birthday dress – Crafting Ballerina Mom
Tissue Paper Garland – Shoppe 3130
Papers, J&S Letters, Ribbons, fabric etc. – Hobby Lobby
4th and 40th Combined Football Party Details:
This is what Lisa said about planning/styling the party- 2015 was a big year for us. We sold a house, bought a house, moved and tried to get settled into our new place as quick as possible. Why so quick? So we could have a party!
This year was S’s 4th Birthday and J’s 40th Birthday. Plus our friends and family hadn’t been to our new place so it was a birthday and housewarming all wrapped into one! I could only manage one party this year with all that we had going on.
At the end of last year’s party, literally while we were still in the parking lot packing up from the princess party, my mom had a brilliant idea for the next party. Since we are sports loving, football fanatics she threw out the idea of a Football party, 4th & 40, as in 4th Down and 40 Yards to Go. At the time I wasn’t ready to even start thinking of the next party…but it was a perfect idea!
THE END ZONE
Full of sweets from cake and cupcakes to peanut butter & chocolate Rice Krispie treats, caramel apple covered marshmallows, chocolate covered Oreos, chocolate covered pretzels, suckers…and so much more!
THE LOCKER ROOM
The Locker Room was loaded with treats for the kids! Football necklaces, stickers, mini foam fingers, small footballs and of course pom poms. Fun stuff for the kids to play with and enjoy! All of the kids items were ordered from Oriental Trading.
THE CONCESSION STAND
Since we had quote a long guest list we decided to make lunch simple. Hot dogs, condiments, fruit salad and a green salad. We roasted the hot dogs in the oven the day before, let them cool and then put them in the buns and wrapped them individually in foil. Refrigerated them overnight and just before the party we popped them in the oven at a low temp for about 20 minutes. We weren’t sure if this would work, but it was perfect. They were delicious and we did 150 hot dogs in no time. No hovering over a BBQ or having guests wait for more hot dogs to be cooked. Yellow penalty flag napkins and black and white referee plates made for easy eating for our guests.
THE HYDRATION STATION
Beer, wine, Linebacker Lemonade, and Tight End Tea were a few of the drink options. We also had juice, water and sodas.
For full party details check out the original post here via EventfullYou!
I love it when a good party combination comes to fruition! This one is perfect, don’t you think? Keep up the joint party fun with this Lego Joint Party and this Summer Camping and Sweet Shoppe Joint Party
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