Mickey Mouse First Birthday Party Theme Ideas

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by on March 12, 2013

Mickey Mouse First Birthday Theme Ideas

Nick was a Mickey Mouse fan from a very young age (I believe we started watching it when he was 3 months old), so using Mickey as the theme for his first birthday was almost a given.  When I found a Precious Moment of a little boy holding a stuffed Mickey I knew Mickey had to be the theme.  My brother and I had each had a Precious Moment on our first birthday cake that was the same idea (mine was a little girl holding a stuffed bunny and my brother’s was a little boy holding a stuffed bear).  I thought about Mickey Mouse Clubhouse for the overall theme, but I thought we might want to use that later.  When I found a Mickey Mouse First Birthday Theme set at Party City I knew exactly what we were going with.  You only get to use the first birthday theme once anyways.

I can’t say I was at my most creative for this party.  I was really just getting my feet wet with the whole birthday party idea, but I did my best to carry the theme out.  First I made sure Nick had a Mickey outfit (picture above).  I had found him this adorable overall outfit, but it was shorts with a short sleeve shirt, and it was just too cold for him to wear it (although we did put him in it for his 1 year portraits).

For the present area I sat out a cute stuffed Mickey that my grandparents had found for Nick in Walt Disney World.  Note that the cake Mickey is holding has only one candle!

Birthday Mickey with One Candle

Of course what is a birthday without a banner?

Birthday Banner

The food table was all decked out as well.  We had a themed table cloth and an adorable center piece.  Sadly the center piece didn’t fit on the table because there was so much food.  It still looked cute behind it though.

Mickey Mouse Birthday Meal

The desert table was decked out as well.  It of course had the egg free cake with the special Precious Moment topper.  There also was Nick’s smash cake with a Mickey Mouse first birthday candle.  Plus we made yummy Mickey Mouse shaped cookies!

Mickey Mouse First Birthday Dessert Table

Every first birthday boy must have a Mickey Mouse first birthday party hat!

Mickey Mouse First Birthday Hat

Do you have any ideas for a Mickey Mouse first birthday theme?


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LouAnn March 12, 2013 at 8:21 am

Oh, my has Nick ever grown. It is do hard to believe that he is going to be 2.


Elizabeth March 13, 2013 at 8:18 am

I know! Time is going so fast.


Sarah March 12, 2013 at 8:47 am

We had two Mickey parties in one year…Evan’s 2nd and Connor’s 3rd. We still watch Mickey on occasion too!
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HilLesha @To the Motherhood March 12, 2013 at 9:12 am

Awww, that is a super cute theme!
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Elizabeth March 13, 2013 at 8:19 am

Thanks! It was perfect for Nick.


Maryann March 12, 2013 at 11:30 am

love a good MM party.
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Kelly @ Texas Type A Mom March 12, 2013 at 9:06 pm

These are too cute! I contemplated doing Minnie Mouse cupcakes and you could just as easily do Micky by using mini Oreos as ears and doing a little face.
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Elizabeth March 13, 2013 at 8:19 am

Great idea! Thanks for sharing.


Carrie March 12, 2013 at 10:52 pm

Awww, I love the picture of Nick and his Mickey!
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Elizabeth March 13, 2013 at 8:20 am

Isn’t it cute? That’s his 2011 Mickey. I put it in every new month picture I take of him.


Stephanie @ Three Loud Kids March 13, 2013 at 8:46 pm

How precious. I love the Mickey Mouse theme!
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Robin {Mom Foodie} March 13, 2013 at 8:47 pm

Cute party set up for a little boy.
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Katrina March 13, 2013 at 8:47 pm

Love the Mickey Mouse shaped cookies. Great touch.
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Elizabeth March 15, 2013 at 7:56 am

Those were my must have birthday treat for school when I was a kid. They’re really yummy!


Shell Fruscione March 17, 2013 at 2:48 am

How sweet! Can’t go wrong with Mickey!
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