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Fun ideas for an eighteenth birthday party!  The best party themes, venue ideas, party games and more for eighteen year olds.  Get the party planning started with these great 18th birthday ideas!


18th birthday party ideas


18 Year Old Birthday Party Themes

Our top 18 theme picks are:

1. Sunflower

2.  Spa Party

3.  Rock Star

4.  Neon Party

5.  Survivor

6.  Movie

7.  Charity (use your birthday to give back to others)

8.  Peacock

9.  Cupcake

10. Dance Party

11. Pink Flamingo

12. Wish Upon a Star

13. Mardi Gras

14. 1980's

15. Two Color

16. Masquerade

17. Pool

18. Hello Kitty

Each party theme has free and fun ideas for party invitations, birthday decorations, games, activities, icebreakers, party favors and goody bags.

More themes!  200 birthday party theme ideas






18th Birthday Party Games


Teen Party Games
The best party games that 18 year old like to play!  
Teenage party games



Teen Birthday Party Ideas
Venues, where to have a teenage party for 18 year olds, games, activities, scavenger hunts, and more!
Teen Party Ideas



The BEST Minute to Win It Party Games!
35 of the greatest Minute to Win It Party Games. Easy to play and all use inexpensive items you have around the house.   Perfect for 18 year old parties!   Great with large or small group parties. 
Minute to Win It Games



Would You Rather Game
200 of the best Would You Rather Game questions! 

Free questions to print out.  The game players are given 2 choices to choose from and they have to decide which one they would rather do!  Lots of fun for small or large parties.  Two ways to play.
Would You Rather Game


Truth or Dare
There are 50 fun Truth Questions and 50 fun Dares!   Free to print out and use at you next party.   Rules, set up, instructions are included on the Truth or Dare page.
Clean, rated G for all ages.




Party Venues for Eighteen Year Olds:



Bowling is fun and when you have all your friends together it can't be beat.  For more fun see our Bowling party ideas page for fun games to play while you are bowling.   Come up with fun awards for different categories like highest score, lowest score, most creative, most entertaining etc. and hand them out at the party.

Carriage Ride

Ride through downtown in a horse drawn carriage for an extra special 18th birthday memory.

If the circus is in town treat your friends to fun under the big top!

Day at the Mall

Spend the day at the mall with your friends.   Make it extra special and fun with a fun Mall Scavenger Hunt game.    Choose from 8 different scavenger hunts - all have free lists to print out and most don't require any money to be spent.   Mall Scavenger Hunts

Day on the Lake

A day filled with boating, jet skiing, water skiing or sunning.  Bring along a picnic lunch for everyone to enjoy.

Escape Room

Spend some time with 7 - 10 friends solving clues on how to escape from a locked room.

Rent golf carts and play a round of golf with friend

Gymnastics Gym

Rent out a gymnastics gym and guests can tumble on the mats, use the trampolines and jump into the foam pits.  


If the party is during the Fall find a local hayride for the party!

Horseback Ride

Go on a horseback ride to celebrate the 18th birthday in style.   There are many stables that have 1, 2, or 3 hours rides available for groups.

Hot Air Balloon Ride
Once in a lifetime experience for 18 year old parties!

Indoor skydiving

There are many indoor skydiving venues that are great for parties.

Limo Ride

Rent a limo and have the party guests driven around town all night.   Go for ice cream, dinner, and a fun party venue in style!

Mini Golf

Give out funny awards or prizes for the lowest and highest scores, most creative and most entertaining golfers.


Gather together at the movie theater for a special movie or new release.   Is there a major movie coming out with a midnight showing?   Even better! Then have a sleepover after the movie. 

Paint Ball
Paint ball is a fun and active way to celebrate your birthday! 

Painting Class

Paint a picture with your friends at a local painting party class.

Play / Musical

Enjoy a favorite Play or Musical that is in town for your birthday. 

River Float

Spend the day floating down a lazy river on inner tubes and floats.   Bring a picnic or stop in a local lunch spot. 





Rock Climbing
Indoor or outdoor rock climbing is fun for everyone. 

Ropes Course

Sign up your friends for a challenging ropes course and see who is the bravest!  Great fun and will bond your friendships forever. 

Make it a birthday to remember facing your fear by tandem skydiving. 

Sledding or Skiing

If you are close to a skiing resort or have a large hill around your town meet your friends for skiing or sledding and then have hot cocoa to finish off the party.

Spa Treatment

Relax with spa treatments, facials, pedicures, manicures or facials with your friends.

Special Restaurant

Invite friends to join you at a special restaurant for dinner and a fun time with friends.

Sporting Event

Attend a game of your favorite sports team and enjoy with friends.

Trampoline Park

Gather friends for a fun party at a trampoline park.   Everyone loves trampolines! 

Water Park

Spend all day at a nearby water park.  Most have places and picnic tables to meet up for lunch and have birthday cake. 

Weekend Getaway

Invite friends to join you on a weekend adventure to a beach or lake house, a cabin in the mountains, or a fun small town worth exploring.


Explore your local zoo with friends.  Most zoos have special tours that give groups a chance to see behind the scenes and feed some of the animals.  



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