The Best Rainbow Birthday Ideas + Free Printable

Neil Maley

If your little one is in love with all things bright and colorful, we've picked the best rainbow birthday party ideas below just for you! Be inspired with fantastic rainbow birthday invitations, cake, games, food, and more!

 Kick off a rocking rainbow party with these cute invitations!
Find print-at-home options as well as pre-printed invitations for stress-free planning.

You can purchase, download, and print this Rainbow Birthday Invitation from TwingenuityGraphics on Etsy. Simple and easy!

If you prefer to order your invitations pre-printed, FirstandPaper offers these cute Boho Rainbow Birthday Invitations for hassle-free party prep.
Every good party needs some delicious birthday cake!
Our top picks for the best rainbow birthday cakes are below, both to inspire your local baker or for you to tackle in your home kitchen.

 Unless you're really brave, you can leave these to the professionals.

But they're food for the imagination!

Top left: Life Love and Sugar's Rainbow Swirl Cake

Top right: I Heart Baking's Rainbow Sprinkle Birthday Cake

Bottom left: Jen Keys' Unicorn Birthday Cake

Bottom right: Sugar Geek Show's Rainbow Cake

These have full tutorials for you to create at home!


Add a pop of color to your party space with some bright rainbow decor!
We've collected ideas for the DIY master as well as pre-made supplies for every kind of party planner.

Celebrate with this bright Rainbow Birthday Banner from TreeLittleBirdz on Etsy.
Personalize it with your child's name or a simple "Happy Birthday" message.
LiteratiParty offers a neat convenient Rainbow Balloon Kit on Etsy.
Inflate the balloons and you're ready to go!
Make this simple Rainbow Fan Garland at home!
Ice Cream Off Paper Plates offers a full, simple tutorial.
Running In Triangles created this bright rainbow Ceiling Canopy out of plastic tablecloths. So easy to decorate!
Some simple streamers and white balloons can create a beautiful rainbow display in your party space, presented by Delia Creates!

 Spruce up your paper goods with this cute Rainbow Party Cups tutorial from Handmade Charlotte! 

Every birthday kid wants to look their best on their big day.
Here at Maley Designs, that's our specialty!
We've created some perfectly personalized designs made with your little one in mind.
Our Pastel Rainbow design is available in several ages, and you can add your child's name to fully customize the design.
Featuring a more vibrant pop of color, our classic Rainbow Birthday Girl design is also fully customizable.
Feeding your partygoers is a must, but it's hard to find rainbow-themed foods that aren't packed with sugar and chemicals to send your kids up the walls.
We've found a menu of rainbow foods that you might eat on a normal day anyway!
Keep scrolling to check them out.
Bloom Designs shares this Rainbow Bars recipe - a fun twist on a classic crowd-pleaser, perfectly suited for your rainbow birthday celebration.
These fun rainbow pizza ideas are a great way to throw some veggies into your undoubtedly sugary celebration.
Tablespoon shares a recipe with canned pizza crust.
Alternatively, Gimme Delicious offers a homemade cauliflower crust recipe for the perfect rainbow pizza.
At this point, we've determined that you can add some food coloring to pretty much anything to make it a magical rainbow creation.
And spaghetti is no exception! Tablespoon offers a full tutorial for your pasta party.
Continuing with the pasta theme, TasteMade knocked this Rainbow Mac and Cheese out of the park!
Whether you're making sandwiches, breakfast toast, or garlic bread, some rainbow bread is sure to add a festive pop.
Dessert New Dinner Later has the perfect recipe for you!
Waffles are another kid favorite, and adding some puffy whipped cream clouds to these rainbow creations is sure to bring a smile.
Mommy's Fabulous Finds shares just how to get those crisp arcs on her blog.
Play Party Plan has created a Chase the Rainbow dice game with a free printable!
Head over to her blog to grab yours.
If the weather is nice, these Rainbow Bubble Snakes are easy to create from household supplies and fun to watch!
Rainbow slime...need we say more?
Hands On As We Grow created a Rainbow Scavenger Hunt to keep your kiddos occupied throughout your party space.
Full instructions on her blog!
A House Full of Sunshine features these cute rainbow manicures!


After a magically memorable rainbow birthday party, your guests will need something to bring home with them to continue the festivities.
We've gathered some fun favors, both DIY and pre-made, that are practically fun and won't break the bank.
Read on!
You can grab these personalized Rainbow Temporary Tattoos from 
These personalized Rainbow Lip Balms are available in a mind-boggling 51 different flavors, for just $1.75 per tube!
How fun are these Rainbow Molded Cups?!
They're sure to be a hit, and you can find them on Oriental Trading for less than $2 a cup.
Turn some simple watercolor paints into the perfect rainbow party favor with some ribbon and tags.
Stephanie Howell originated this simple but cute idea!
You have all the ideas now for the perfect birthday party, but you still need to keep track of them all and make sure it all gets done! Don't worry, we've covered that too; check out our FREE PRINTABLE party planning checklist just for you!
Click below to get your copy!

Thanks for reading! We hope you've found some gold at the end of your party-planning rainbow on this post, and that your rainbow birthday party will be vibrant and magical for you and your little one!

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