13th birthday party ideas, why? Because thirteen is a big deal. It is a milestone for kids, they become teenagers. It is the beginning of a new era in their lives. Here are some fun party ideas for a 13th birthday party.
How about a Sleepover party? Girls love to host sleep over parties, whether they are 8 or 13. so if you are trying to plan a party for your daughter, this is a good idea. Late night movies, manicures and pedicures, perhaps a fashion show, these are all good ideas for sleepover fun.
Making a scrapbook or a diary with your guests will be fun for everyone. Colorful papers, adhesive jewels, stickers, glitter and other scrapbook embellishments are perfect for this kind of party craft. Since they are being crafted at a sleepover party, why not call them dream journals.
Sleepover food ideas are simple menus. Pizza is perfect and so are lots of snacks. Let each of the girls make her own ice cream sundae.
A Pool Party is another great idea for a 13th birthday party. There are fun pool games you can play, Marco Polo, whirlpool, volleyball or pool polo. Yard games are fun too, so check out what games you have tucked away in the shed from last year. Croquette or Bocci Ball will be entertaining for everyone to play when they get out of the pool. Board and card games will also come in handy then.
Of course you can always combine a pool party with some Hawaiian birthday ideas…you know, a luau. Get the grass skirts and the leis ready. Learn the hula, have hula hoop contest or play the limbo…how low can you go.
Swim party food is another easy party menu. Turn on the barbecue grill and make burgers, hot dogs and chicken. Add some macaroni and potato salad plus some corn on the cob and your dinner plans will be complete. Then you will need some dessert. How about the perfect summertime fruit, watermelon. Order an ice cream cake for the birthday kid and your party will be complete.
How about a Mystery Dinner for your 13th birthday party ideas? Everyone loves a mystery. Plan your own or get one from a party site online. You can have each of your guests play a part in your mystery script. Play detective, plant clues, grill suspects, let your guests figure out who dun it. Have the butler serve the meal and let everyone think it was him, after all, isn’t it always the butler?
One thing teens really enjoy is music. Why not host karaoke night as your 13th birthday party ideas? Get out the karaoke machine and decorate with American Idol party supplies. Use posters of your favorite Idol contestants and give everyone a contestant number. Select some kids to be judges and let us see who wins your American Idol Contest.
The Twilight Saga gave teens of all ages a new and exciting party theme. Next on the Saga list is Eclipse. The third Twilight movie is due out soon and it is going to be a big party idea. It is perfect for 13th birthday party ideas for that new teen who is a Twilight fan.
13 year olds will enjoy anyone of these fun birthday party ideas. Choose the one you think fits your child and add your own special ideas to mine for the best 13th birthday party ever!