Even though it wasn’t her birthday, Serena Williams’ daughter Olympia was recently the guest of honor at a party just for her—and we’re totally in awe of this adorable backyard bash.

Williams and her family are Jehovah’s Witnesses, and as such, don’t celebrate birthdays, which is why there were no social media ‘grams when Olympia turned a year old last September. Proving that spontaneity can be so much more fun than waiting for a special occasion, this just-because bash was a fab, fun family time.

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Ok, we'll get some chickens & ducks. 🐓🦆

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Posting an Instagram Video of the cute carnival-themed event, Williams dished, “I wanted to just do something fun because we don’t do birthdays.” By the looks of the party from the tennis star’s Instagram Story, fun is an understatement for this epic backyard soiree.

photo: Serena Williams via Instagram

Along with a working carousel, Olympia’s party also included face painting, train rides, lots of Disney songs and a station named “Olympia’s Candy Shop.” IG posts from dad Alexis Ohanian show the 17-month-old pointing to a duck with a full-on petting zoo in the backyard. Now that’s how throw a party on the fly that any tot would absolutely adore!

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Serena Williams via Instagram



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