First birthdays are big deals. While planning a party is no cakewalk, it’s more fun when you have a theme. From camping to circuses to carousels, there are tons of choices you can run with. Click through our photo album for inspiration from super-creative moms and rest easy knowing your baby’s big toothy (or toothless) smile will make it all worthwhile.

Camping Adventure

Happy trails, little one. It's a DIY a camping birthday. Imagine BBQs, trail mix bars, fishing games and s’mores galore. Click here to read how Kelly McLeskey Dolata, the founder of A Little Savvy Event, dished to us about this impressive first birthday party for her lucky tyke, Greyson.

photo credit: Allyson Wiley Photography

Got any great first birthday party theme ideas? Let us know in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to check out our party theme-o-matic guide for more stellar ideas! 

— Christal Yuen