The idea of mermaids has enchanted people for hundreds of years, so it’s no surprise that your friend or loved one has asked for a mermaid baby shower theme. And with all of the eye-catching, ocean-colored palette choices, food ideas, and nautical decorations, you’ll have no shortage of fantastic possibilities!
We’ve thought of everything you need to throw an unforgettable mermaid baby shower for that special momma-to-be. Read on to discover the best sea-themed foods, invitations, decorations, and more!
How to Throw a Mermaid Baby Shower
Although it’s not a hard-and-fast rule, mermaid-themed baby showers are traditionally a summer party idea. Warm weather, a trip to the beach, and refreshing, ocean-themed drinks all lend themselves perfectly to a magical mermaid gathering.
And we’d also like to mention that a mermaid-themed baby shower doesn’t have to be restricted to baby girls. You can easily adapt the color schemes, favors, and invitations for a baby boy, or the mom-to-be might just love mermaids! Who could blame her?
What to Serve at a Mermaid Baby Shower
There are so many delicious ocean-themed snacks, sweets, and drinks you can serve at a mermaid baby shower. Many of these suggestions just require some creative presentation and labels, and voila!
Appetizers and Dips
“Sea Snails” (Mini pigs in a blanket)
Crab Legs (Carrot Sticks) and Ranch Dip
Seaweed Spirals (Pinwheel Sandwiches)
Shrimp Scampi or Alfredo
Mermaid Water Mocktail
Fruit-Infused Water with Blue or Green Food Coloring
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Mermaid Baby Shower Invitations
One thing we love about mermaid-themed baby showers is the whimsical invitation choices. Here is a selection of our favorite designs:
Pink Mermaid Baby Shower Invitation
Cute pink watercolor style mermaid invitation. Available as a digital invitation too!
Sweet Little Mermaid Invitation
Cute purple A Sweet Little Mermaid is On Her Way invitation
Mermaid Purple Blue Gold Baby Shower Invitation
Pink, blue and purple A sweet little mermaid is on the way invitation
Sparkle Mermaid Baby Shower Invitations
elp the Mom to Be Feel Loved; Not only are these baby sprinkle invitations an adorable reminder that a little bundle of joy is on the way, they honor the mom to be, reflecting who she is with a fun, faux gold glitter design.
Mermaid Baby Shower Decorations
Give your party a relaxing under-sea vibe with these eye-catching shower decorations. They’re just what you need to create the perfect ambiance.
Mermaid Balloons 40 Pack
Pretty seaform and purple balloons are perfect for a mermaid baby shower!
52 Ft Iridescent Mermaid Garland
Fun and festive under the sea garland
Mermaid Tail Balloon Garland Arch Kit
A shower isn't complete without a balloon arch! This kit has everything you need to make a mermaid tail balloon arch
Mermaid Party Fish Net Glitter Decoration
This cute glitter fishnet, tabletop decorating kit has endless opportunities! The set has a fabric fishnet that you attach coral, starfish, and shell cutouts.
Mermaid Baby Shower Games
Whether you’re looking for traditional baby shower games with a mermaid-themed twist or something new and fun, we’ve got you covered.
Mermaid Scratch Off Game
Hand out Mermaid scratch cards as party favors for guests. Scratch off the silver circle to reveal winners.
Mermaid Baby Shower Games Bundle
Bundle includes Bingo, Price is Right and 23 other popular baby shower games!
Guess How Many Fish Game
Have fun with this guessing game and have guests guess how many fish are inside a jar. Closest to the actual number wins a prize!
Would She Rather/Who Knows Mommy Best?
Get to know the mom to be better with this fun game!
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Favors and Prizes
Send each person home with a little sand in their shoes and memorable party favors and prizes. So whether your guests love cooking, wine, or scented soaps, they’ll leave with something they love.
Mermaid Cookies Labels and Tags
Mermaid cookie jars are an adorable favor or prize! Guests can take it home and make their own cookies!
Mermaid Baby Shower Wine Charm
These are cute little wine charms with an adorable note!
Mermaid Baby Shower Favors EOS Lip Balm
How cute are these lip balms? They're perfect for a mermaid baby shower!
Mermaid Soap Tails
Mermaid soap tails are a cute and creative favor!
Mermaid baby showers are such a magical way to usher in the birth of a little one, and we hope you’ve found some great inspiration for your upcoming celebration.
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