If you’re looking for some April party themes then you have come to the right place. Read on for some great April birthday party ideas as well as celebrations for other special occasions this month.
These are April parties ideas for adults as well as kids. There’s something for everyone and I sincerely hope that you loved these fun ideas for April themed parties.
April Party Themes
April in the Northern Hemisphere is in the middle of Spring. It’s a great time have a Spring themed party or even the perfect time for a garden party to celebrate the milder weather.
On the other side of the globe in the Southern Hemisphere, April signals the middle of Autumn. Why not have an Autumn themed party to get together before the colder weather starts.
I hope you enjoy the detailed list of April themed parties below and that they inspire your next party.
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Full list of all April party themes is at the bottom of the post.
April Birthday Party Ideas
People that celebrate their birthday in April have either the star sign of Aries (1 – 20 April) or Taurus (21 – 30 April). You could have a themed party celebrating that special in your life. It’s hard to find zodiac party decorations in your local store so here are some great Aries themed table scatter (and all of the other star signs) themed table scatter to make your party extra special.
However, if you’re looking for an amazing set of Taurus themed birthday decorations check out these awesome decorations below to up level your party theme.
April Birthday Party Themes
A favorite and fun party theme that would suit an April party is a Celebrity Dress Up party. The catch is that the famous person you dress up as must also have an April birthday. But to make it easier, if you choose an actor you can dress up as a character they played in a movie. For example Robert Downey Junior has a birthday in April so you could dress up in an Ironman costume.
Male celebrities / famous & historical figures that were born in April include: Heath Ledger, Eddie Murphy, Al Pacino, Robert Downey Junior, William Shakespeare, Pope Benedict XVI, John Cena, Jack Nicholson, Leonardo da Vinci, Adolf Hitler, Guy Fawkes, Charlie Chaplin, Channing Tatum, Willie Nelson, Thomas Jefferson, Seth Rogan, Saddam Hussein, Steven Seagal, Hugh Hefner, Jerry Seinfeld.
Female celebrities / famous figures that were born in April include: Jessica Alba, Melania Trump, Queen Elizabeth II, Kourtney Kardashian, Jennifer Garner, Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Barbra Streisand, Sarah Michelle Gellar.
April Themed Parties
Thank you to timeandate and daysoftheyear there are a lot of interesting party theme ideas based on some fun, weird and wonderful International Days in April. Some are trivial but awesome, think World Party Day (3 April) is fake? Nope it’s real and it’s a great excuse to get some of your favorite people together to have fun. A special mention to ANZAC day for those in Australia and New Zealand, lest we forget and of course Easter. Read on for some fun April party themes.
Full list of all April party themes is at the bottom of the post.
April Fools Day Party
April Fools’ Day (1 April)
An April Fools’ Day party is certainly a quirky party theme that most people have not celebrated before. Make sure you have lots of April Fool’s gags planned and maybe some fun food ideas. Here’s some crazy food pranks to try out if you dare.
Find a Rainbow Day (3 April)
A rainbow party theme is a very fun and colorful way to decorate a party. Just make sure you have lots of multi-colored streamers and balloons. There are lots of rainbow party decorations here as well. I’m loving this awesome rainbow layer cake below. Or if you run out of time use lots of rainbow sprinkles on your cupcakes.
Go for Broke Day (5 April)
A Poker party can be a fun theme for adults. It’s relatively easy to set up and most people know the rules of the game. It can be fun for a smaller party if you actually plan on playing, or if you have a larger crowd set up a few more tables.
There’s some impressive poker party decorations here to make it easy to decorate your party table.
Grab a poker set if you don’t already have one. You can either have one of your friends play dealer or you can hire a professional if you prefer. Decide if you want to play with real money or monopoly money. Make sure the champagne is flowing and provide some light snacks. You can ask everyone to dress up Casino Royale style or more casual if you prefer.
Zoo Lovers Day (8 April) & Save the Elephant Day (16 April)
A zoo party is a fun party theme to celebrate the love of animals. Why not bring the zoo to your home by hiring a local petting zoo. The kids will love interacting with the animals in their own backyard. There are so many fun zoo party decorations here to make it easy to theme.
Army Day (6 April)
Whether you call it an Army party or a Military party or a Camoflage party there are so many great ways you can decorate this style of party. Make sure you have lots of Nerf guns available or have your party guests bring their own. You can either make forts out of large cardboard boxes or if you want to buy some inflatable forts or fort building kits there are HEAPS to choose from to make your party extra fun.
Also you can’t go past this awesome set of personalized Army party decorations to quickly and easily theme your party.
Love Your Pet Party
Pet Day (11 April)
Do you celebrate your pet’s birthday or just the fact that you love them so much? Check out these great pet party supplies to have the best pet party yet. Invite your friends and their furry friends along to a local park or your backyard if you dare?
More April Party Ideas
Wear Tartan Party
Tartan Day (6 April)
A wear tartan party is definitely a quirky party theme to get people talking. Shirts, scarves, skirts (for the males too), hats…lots of great opportunities for a fun tartan dresss up.
There are lots of great Tartan options for clothes here to wear to your party. Bagpipes are optional whether in real life or just have some Spotify tunes playing…or not. It’s completely up to you.
Cheese Fondue Party
Cheese Fondue Day (11 April)
Okay so this is great throwback party theme that I think we definitely need to bring back to celebrate right now. It’s not just a 70’s party theme, the cheese fondue parties are making a fun comeback around the globe. All you need is an awesome fondue set and you’re ready. You could also have fondue set up at a 70’s party as an amazing retro party food idea. If you’re really wanting to ramp this party theme up to the next level, then have a chocolate fondue running for dessert.
Unicorn Day (9 April)
Fabulous unicorn parties have been the hottest trend in parties for some time now and it doesn’t look like the popularity is waning just yet. There are so many awesome unicorn party decorations around to make your party look amazing!
If you’re looking for an easy way to decorate some unicorn cupcakes, cake, icecream sundaes, cookies etc you need to check out these amazing rainbow unicorn sprinkles.
Also if you’re looking for some free printables for your unicorn party check out my free unicorn thank you tags to attach to any unicorn party favors.
Dolphin Day (14 April)
If you’re seriously over baby shark but your little one loves sea animals then a dolphin party theme could be a great alternative. There are heaps of dolphin party decorations here including tableware, balloons, cake toppers and favors.
Silent Disco Party
Day of Silence (17 April)
Have you heard of a Silent Disco? You can hire the equipment and have people come out with headphones and a stereo set and have music rocking the house….except that no one else can hear the music. It could be the most peaceful yet amazing party you’ve ever had! It can be tricky to pair multiple wireless headphones to your everyday stereo at the same time. Your best bet is either to hire someone to come out and prepare your silent disco for the day/night or you can find some reasonably priced silent disco equipment here.
Anime Day (15 April)
If anime is your thing, and let’s face it, it is extremely popular then this could be your best party theme ever. Let everyone know it’s a dress up party and grab some quirky anime items to decorate your party table.
There are lots of Anime costumes for women that would be great for an Anime dress up party.
Talk Like Shakespeare Day (23 April)
To party or not to party, that is the question! A Shakespeare party is definitely a unique party theme idea. As it is fairly unlikely that you will find these types of decorations in the store, to make it easy I’ve scoured the internet and found some amazing Shakespeare party printables for you. They are seriously awesome. Starting with a ‘Partying is such sweet sorrow’ party banner, there are lots of other fun matching party items to suit this theme. Check out these free Shakespeare party printables here.
Bat Appreciation Day (17 April)
Another timeless party theme is a Batman party. For a very modern take on this theme, style your party in black and white with just a hint of yellow like these amazing Batman party decorations below.
Cheers and Beers Party Theme
New Beer’s Eve (6 April) & Beer Day (7 April)
A Cheers and Beers Party theme can be a great theme for a milestone party (hence the cheers part) or for any fun celebratory occasion for your favorite beer lover. It seems a little more civilized than a plain old beer party and a great excuse to toast you friends with your favorite amber beverage. There are lots of awesome cheers and beers party decorations here. Some you can easily print at home and others that can be posted to you in time for your party.
Pinata Day (18 April)
If you don’t have a party theme but love pinatas (and who doesn’t) then you could consider a Pinata party theme. Or at the very least have a pinata at your party. They are awesome fun for all ages and you can get them in so many characters and sizes to suit your party theme. It doesn’t have to be candy inside them either. Use your imagination…there are lots of great pinata fillers here that aren’t candy.
Pinatas aren’t just for young kids. How amazing is this personalized pinata made to look like the guest of honor! These pinatas would be super fun for milestone birthday parties.
Alien Day (26 April)
Alien or outerspace parties are lots of fun for adults and kids alike. So many awesome and hilarious alien party decorations here. You absolutely must check out the glasses and the headbands….they will be the hit of the party!
Vinyl Records Party
Record Store Day (18 April)
A vinyl records party theme is a super fun retro party idea. Simply use old records to decorate your party area. Why not hang them from the wall with fishing line or have them dangle from the ceiling!
You can make a 3 tiered cake stand with them or use them as placemats. If you don’t have time to make a 3 tiered record cake stand check out this great one here already done for you.
Get some great playlists pumping from Spotify or have someone bring a vintage record player and some old LP records. That is, if anyone remembers how to operate one!
More April Party Themes
Save the Frogs Day (25 April)
Who doesn’t love a cute little green tree frog? If you’re having a Frog party or even a Frog prince party there are heaps of cute decorations here including frog headbands, little frog toys for party favors, and frog tableware.
As Easter falls in April this year many people will be no doubt throwing Easter parties. Whether or not you are having a party, I cannot get past how awesome this Easter tree is. It would look so cute as a table centrepiece. If it seems a while since you have taken down your Christmas tree and you’re having withdrawals from the festivity and decorations, then grab one of these to brighten your dining table during April.
Likewise if you’re looking for a gorgeous Easter decoration to hang, have a look at this stunning Easter egg garland.
World Penguin Day (25 April)
It doesn’t have to be winter to have a Penguin themed party. They are such a cute animal and would be a cute party theme for boys and girls alike. So many amazing penguin party decorations here to make this theme a breeze.
How cute is this penguin party face paint. Have an adult set up a face-painting table and easily create this look below. You don’t have to be an artist to do it as this one is a simple one to copy with black, white and orange face paint.
Help a Horse Day (26 April)
If you are having a horse party theme there are heaps of great decorations here including pin the tail on the horse game, balloons galore, cute horse banners and horse-themed tableware.
This could also be a fun ‘tongue-in-cheek’ party theme for those adults that love to bet on horse-racing.
Superhero Day (28 April)
There are many ways to theme a superhero party. If you’re looking for some superhero party favors I’ve got two options to help make it super easy for you.
Here are some easy to DIY superhero party favors – If you wanted to create them yourself and some free superhero party favor tags for you to download and print for your favors.
If you were looking to purchase some awesome superhero party favors there is an AMAZING selection to choose from here.
And you certainly can’t go wrong with this amazing personalized superhero party sign. to display at your party table.
I sincerely hope you enjoyed this list of unique April party themes.
April Party Themes:
- Spring Themed Party (Northern Hemisphere)
- Autumn Themed Party (Southern Hemisphere)
- Aries Party
- Taurus Party
- Celebrity Dress Up Party (Famous figure with a birthday in April)
- April Fool’s Day Party
- Rainbow Party
- Poker Party
- Zoo Party
- Cheers and Beers Party
- Army Party
- Love your Pet Party
- Wear Tartan Party
- Cheese Fondue Party
- Unicorn Party
- Dolphin Party
- Silent Disco Party
- Anime Party
- Shakespeare Party
- Batman Party
- Pinata Party
- Alien Party
- Vinyl Records Party
- Frog Party
- Easter Party
- Penguin Party
- Horse Party
- Superhero Party
April Themed Parties