Boy’s Birthday Party Magic Show

Boys, young and old, will love a classic magic show birthday party. This one explodes with many ideas a little magician would hope to see in a real magic act: rabbits popping out of hats; trick cards; magic potions; and a real, live magician.

Michelle, at Little Wish Parties, worked her magic on this amazing theme by capitalizing on supplies she already had on hand, but you don’t have to be a mind reader to find out how she did it. Just read on for innovative party decorations, an amazing birthday cake, and awesome party games. Enjoy the beautiful images by Little Rag Doll Photography.

magic birthday party

magic birthday party


See Also: Check out this Magic-Themed Boys Birthday Party. It’s full of great inspiration.


boys magic birthday party

boys magic birthday party

Magically-versatile custom playing cards serve as labels, bunting, decor, and even thank you notes.

Michelle delved into her Easter and Christmas props for lots of rabbits and stars.

In honor of Liam the Great’s 6th birthday, six is the magic number. See how many times you can spot it!

magic show cookies

magic show cookies

At the main dessert table, no illusions disguise magic number “6” on the giant die serving as a cake stand, on cute cookie cards and on dice topping “magic potion” in the theme color.

magic show cake

magic show cake

Cakes by Sharon’s magical cake steals the show as centerpiece, and I’m totally hypnotized by the miniature versions on the cupcakes.

magic show cupcakes

magic show cupcakes

The “Houdini Jelly” is surely just beautifully blue Jello (with edible glitter!), without any mystical properties, right?

magic show place settings

magic show place settings

Rabbits and more rabbits are doing a little Hocus Pocus, surrounding snacks like popcorn, licorice, and gumballs! Unique apothecary jars add to the classic look.

magic show snack station

magic show snack station

What’s a magician without his trusty wand and mustache? While the wands are not edible, the cookie mustaches are.

magic show mustache cookies

magic show mustache cookies

At guest tables set with oversized playing cards and authentic-looking plastic top hats for every guest, a spray-painted vase with added silver fringe is the perfect receptacle for magic feathers.

magic show tables

magic show tables

Photo booth props and paint-your-own magic rabbits enthralled party-goers before the magic show.

magic show photo props

magic show photo props

Little magicians waved a magic wand (a chocolate-dipped pretzel rod), and “Presto Chango” a light lunch appeared.

cookies to decorate

cookies to decorate

Michelle used cookie cutters to shape bread slices, and covered match boxes to hold “spellbound sprinkles” (star-shaped sprinkles and edible glitter).

magic show stage

magic show stage

After a spectacular magic act; in which no one was sawed in half; guests departed with favor bags filled with candy (what’s more magical than Pop Rocks?), magic tricks, and a mini deck of cards.

magic show favor bags

magic show favor bags

Using a traditional take on a classic boy birthday party theme, Michelle held a fantastic celebration for her son.

Her creative, simply-executed ideas should inspire anyone looking to hold their own spellbinding bash.

magic show drinks

magic show drinks

Plan your own magic show birthday party using these party supplies:

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More magical boy birthday party ideas:

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