Cheerleader Theme Party

cheerleaders jumping with red pom poms

cheerleaders jumping with red pom pomsA cheerleader themed party is a great way to bring together all of your friends for a party themed around cheerleading! This theme is perfect if you’ve been part of a competition cheer team.

Bringing all of your friends together for a cheer themed party can be one of the most fun ways to celebrate together.

Necessary Cheerleader Themed Party Supplies


The birthday invitation should include:

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Expected Dress
  • What to bring
  • RSVP information

Cheerleader Theme Music

One of the biggest components of a cheer theme party is the music. When creating a playlist remember to time the music to the flow of the party. Upbeat, fun non-dance songs at the beginning that mean something to you and your friends transitioning into the great dance songs later on in the evening. One of the best things about a cheer themed party is that you can use competition music that you’ve used or danced to and play that at the party. It’s a great way to remember all the great cheer music and routines that you’ve done with your friends.

Cheer Party Decorations

Decorations for a beach party should include colors, patterns, tiki textures, sand, and elements of the beach. Thrift stores often have beach themed items for a fraction of the price you can them elsewhere. Bringing in pails, buckets, surf boards, boogie boards, rafts, sun tan lotion and other items you may already have can make it feel like the beach. Bright plastic table wear is completely ok because it fits within the beach theme. Centerpieces can be fun?plastic sand buckets?with squirt guns, paddle balls and other cheap giveaways that bring the beach to the party.

Cheer party decoration items to consider include:

  • Pom-Poms
  • Megaphones
  • Personalized big head cutouts
  • Tumble Mats
  • Glitter
  • Make-up
  • Signs
  • Streamers
  • Table Covers
  • Napkins, Cups, Plates
  • Centerpieces
  • Banners
  • Giveaways (candy, champagne bottles (or apple cider), CDs, picture frames)

Cheer Food

Things in miniature are perfect for a cheer theme party. Presenting food in cheer themed items like miniature megaphones can be a cool way to present your food and to eat it. Food that is shaped like cheer items like pom-poms or megaphones are very cools as well. Thinking about color and shape to match the team colors is important. Popular food items include:

  • Pom-Pom Cake Pops
  • Pom-Pom Popcorn Balls
  • Bugles (shaped like megaphones)
  • French Fries or Chicken Fingers served in little megaphones with ketchup in the color of your team color
  • Cookies in the shape of megaphones or little cheer people

Cheer Themed Drinks

Every team has their team colors so coming up with drinks in those colors is perfect. Food coloring is an excellent way to turn drinks into the color that you want. Chances are there is some kind of fruit drink that exists in your team colors or close to them.

Cheer Themed Activities

Make Overs!

Bring in a hair stylist or makeup artists to give all of your guests a makeover or plan a spa day before the party for your closest friends. Pampering your guests is a great way to make sure they taken care of at your party and feel welcome. Everyone loves to get their hair and makeup done and having all of your friends together can be a lot of fun! Give everyone a complete makeover, having your friends try something in a group can help them find a new style they might not otherwise try.

Dance Professional

Bring in a dance professional to teach everyone a new dance or new dance style or technique. Go outside of everyones comfort zone and learn a ?new dance completely.

Dance Dance Revolution

Setup a large screen and speakers for a large version of dance dance revolution. Give out prizes to the people with the highest score or with the most originality.

Final Tips

Putting together a themed party it’s important to keep the them throughout the party. Keeping colors consistent, look and feel consistent, decorations, food, music is all important and contributes to making the party feel cohesive. Personalizing as many items as possible makes sure that it’s personalized for the birthday person. Have fun and have an awesome party!

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