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How to throw a Summer Baby Shower

Discover how to throw a Summer Baby Shower with our easy-to-follow guide.

Having a baby on the way is one of the most exciting times, so why not celebrate with a Baby Shower! Summer is the perfect time of year and it’s perfect with a whole host of great Summer Baby Shower themes. Below are our best ideas for how to throw a fun-filled Summer Baby Shower.

1. Choose a date for your Summer Baby Shower

When planning a Baby Shower, most Moms-to-be choose a date where the third trimester. This means you’re a little further along in your pregnancy but not too close to your due date.

Depending on when your baby is due, you can link to different Summer Baby Shower themes. For example, if your timing works out that your Summer Baby Shower is early Summer, you might want to opt for a Mama to Bee theme, or even Peter Rabbit. If your Summer Baby Shower will be later in the season and more in the fall, you may want to go for something more seasonal, like this cute Baby Q theme.

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Cookies @kaylafaycreations | Picture Kate Aspen

2. Where to host a Summer Baby Shower

pastel baby shower

Cake by Droom tarten

Traditionally, Baby Showers are held in the host’s home or garden. In Summer, the weather is less of a consideration than at other times of the year, so you might be lucky enough to party outside. Just remember to plan a backup location in case it rains.

Celebrated in a park in the local woods is also a great option for a Summer Baby Shower. Plus, you get to capture the natural beauty of blooming flowers for your decor!

Another great option for a Summer Baby Shower is to celebrate over lunch or afternoon tea at a cafe or restaurant. The benefit of planning a Baby Shower at a restaurant is that preparation, food, and cleanup are all taken care of. This means all your guests (and you!) can enjoy the day and worry about mess or preparation!

flamingo baby shower ideas for summer baby showers

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Okay, here comes the best part: choosing a Summer Baby Shower theme!

Now, there is a whole host of gorgeous Baby Shower themes for Summer. So many that we wrote an entire article about them! You can read it here.

Our favorite Summer Baby Shower themes are:

  • Sorbets
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Under the sea
  • Tropical
  • Boho Baby Shower
  • Flamingo
  • Baby Q
  • Bee’s mom
  • Sunflower
  • You are my light
  • Up, up and away
  • Beautiful Pastels
  • Floral Baby Shower
  • Garden Party
  • Aloha
  • Nautical
  • Tutti Fruitti
  • Baby Shark
summer baby shower themes

But really, the possibilities are endless!

4. Summer Baby Shower Decorations

Of course, decorating your Summer Baby Shower is one of the most fun parts! And there are so many sweet and easy ways to decorate so here are some of our favorites.

Decorate with stunning, giant yellow Sunflower from $75.

sunflower baby shower decorations

This Fall in love with Baby Sign adds a rustic touch to your decor. $30 from Etsy

This beautiful balloon arch from Etsy will set the scene with summer tones, $26.

floral baby shower decorations

And welcome your Guests here good sign, Etsy $11

watermelon baby shower

5. What food do you serve at a Fall Baby Shower?

Picture A Fascinating Celebration

Finger food and light options are perfect if you’re planning a mid-morning or afternoon Baby Shower. Think fruit and vegetable platters, a cheese plate, mixed with some delicious cupcakes and brownies. However, if you are planning a lunch party, make sure your guests have a little more choice or consider ordering from your favorite restaurant or party reception. Or go for a BBQ if the weather is on your side!

6. Summer Baby Shower Cake

what is this bee gender reveal cake

What will it do? @all_things_sweet_by_amber

Of course, a beautiful on-theme cake is often the centerpiece of any Baby Shower. And a Summer Baby Shower theme opens the door to some of the most beautiful, bright, and inspiring cakes around!

Bright flowers through @starglowcakes

Not into cake? No big deal – consider cupcakes, cookiesor even donuts!

baby shower games

Baby Shower Games are a quintessential part of the baby shower. Of course, you don’t have to do anything you don’t like, but games add an element of fun and can be a great icebreaker for guests who don’t know each other very well.

These are our top classic DIY Baby Shower Games that are super easy to set up!

Of course, good games need some prizes. These are our favorite Baby Shower gifts for Guests.

And if you’ve been invited to a Baby Shower, our Best Baby Shower Gifts for Moms, our Best Baby Shower Gifts for boys and our Best Baby Shower Gifts for girls will help you with your gift shopping !

We hope you found everything you need to know about how to throw a Summer Baby Shower.

About the Author

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Jane Sheriff is the founder, creative director, party planner and mother of three. She started Darling Celebrations in 2012 to share easy and beautiful ideas for celebrating life’s special events.

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