32 Soccer Birthday Party Ideas: How to Throw a Fun Soccer Birthday Party (2024)

In this post, I’ll give you ideas to throw a FUN soccer-themed birthday party.

Soccer is a sport enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds. This makes it a great birthday party theme for both boys and girls.

Soccer is also an energetic and social activity. So, a soccer birthday party can have games and activities that get kids moving and having a good time.

I’ve curated this list of the best soccer birthday party ideas to help you organize an unforgettable bash.

So, if your child is a soccer fan and you want ideas for their birthday party, you’re in the right place!

Let’s get started!

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Birthday Party Decorations

Banners and Streamers

For banners and streamers, you can either choose the classic soccer color (black and white).

Or you can also go with the colors of the child’s favorite soccer teams.

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Soccer Ball Balloons

You also have two options with the balloons.

You can either create a centerpiece by inflating a giant black and white soccer ball balloon. Or you can get several small balloons with a soccer ball design.

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Buy the 36″ Giant Soccer Balloon on Amazon.

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Buy these soccer balloons on Amazon.

Soccer Goal Post Photo Booth

Set up a backdrop resembling a goal post using PVC pipes and fabric.

You can also add fun soccer-themed props like mustaches, jerseys, and referee hats.

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DIY Soccer Goal

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Buy Soccer Photo Booth Props on Amazon

Green Turf Rug

Lay down a green turf rug to transform your party space into a mini soccer field.

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Buy Soccer Turf Rug on Amazon.

Soccer Printables

A small but great detail you can add is the use of printables. You can use soccer printables to decorate plates, cups, and snacks. You can also use them for favors and water bottles.

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Get ideas for Soccer snack printables at Real Housemoms.

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Get the full collection of soccer party printables at Simon Made It.

Birthday Party Invitations

Soccer Ball Invitation

Cut out invitations in the shape of a soccer ball. Then you can decorate one side with black hexagons and leave the other side blank for party details.

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Miniature Soccer Jersey Invitations

You can also design your invitations resembling miniature soccer jerseys.Include the birthday kid’s name and party details on the “front”. And personalize it with a “player number” (their age) on the back.

Match Day Ticket Invitations

Another good option is to design the invitations in the shape of match tickets.

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Buy these soccer match ticket invitations on Etsy.

Classic Soccer Invitations

Finally, you can also go the classic route and use a classic invitation design for the card. It can include soccer graphics and colors to personalize it for the party.

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Buy these downloadable invitation templates on Etsy.

Food and Drinks for the Birthday Party

Soccer-Themed Cake

We, of course, can’t forget the main attraction of the birthday party. The cake!

Here are some fun ideas for soccer-themed birthday cakes.

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Buy the cake at Hayley Cakes & Cookies.

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Buy the cake at Hayley Cakes & Cookies.

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Soccer Ball Cupcakes

Decorate cupcakes to resemble soccer balls (black and white frosting with hexagon sprinkles).

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Find the soccer ball cupcake recipe on All Recipes.

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SUPER EASY CHOCOLATE SOCCER CUPCAKES recipe on Sweetie Pie and Cupcakes

Soccer Ball Cookies

If you want to try something different for the sweet tooth, then you can also go for soccer ball cookies.

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Read the recipe for soccer ball cookies at The Decorated Cookie.

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Read the recipe for this soccer ball cookie at lulu blue.

You can also use Oreos to make a DIY soccer cookie.

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Read the recipe for Chocolate Covered Soccer Oreos at The Soccer Mom Blog.

Chocolate-Dipped Soccer Themed Pretzel Sticks

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Read the recipe for Chocolate-Dipped Soccer Themed Pretzel Sticks on Savvy Saving Couple.

Games and Activities for the Birthday Party

Sticky Soccer Shooting Game

Set up a soccer shooting game to test everyone’s skills.

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Buy the soccer sticky shooting game on Amazon.

Soccer Relay Race

Divide the party guests into teams.

Each player dribbles a soccer ball between cones set up at a designated distance.

Once they reach the end, they return and tag the next teammate.

The first team to finish wins!

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Soccer Bowling

Set up empty plastic bottles or cups as pins in a triangular formation.

Then, players kick soccer balls to knock down the pins, similar to traditional bowling.

Award points based on the number of pins knocked down.

There are also air soccer bowling games available in the market that you can buy.

Soccer Ball Piñata Game

Fill the soccer piñata with candies and other small treats for the kids to enjoy.

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DIY Soccer Ball Piñata Game on Roxy’s Kitchen

Penalty Shootout

Set up a mini goal in your backyard. Players take turns taking penalty kicks from a designated distance. Award points for successful goals.

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DIY Soccer Goal

Soccer Party Favors

Mini Soccer Balls

These are a no-brainer! Choose small, soft soccer balls perfect for indoor play or keychains with mini soccer balls attached.

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Mini soccer ball fidget spinner on Amazon.

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Mini foam soccer balls on Amazon.

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Soccer ball keychain party favors on Amazon.

Soccer Ball Chocolate Candy Box

If you want to get creative, you can create a soccer ball candy box made out of chocolate.

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Soccer Ball Chocolate Candy Box Favor & Free Printable on DIY Party Mom.

Soccer Ball Lollipop Rings

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Get the Lil League Soccer Ball Lollipop Rings, Individually Wrapped Candy for Birthday Party on Amazon.

Printable DIY Soccer Party Favors

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DIY Soccer Party Favours and a free printable on Tomfo.

Thank You For Reading

So, there you have it! I hope you got some great soccer birthday party ideas. If you did, then do consider sharing it with fellow soccer enthusiasts.

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