A Basketball Party is a great way to celebrate the end of your child's league season, the pro playoffs, college March Madness, or the birthday of a young basketball fan. Play basketball at nearby school or park, go see a game (professional, college, high school), or watch a big game on TV at home or at a local sports-themed restaurant.
Party InvitationsBuy personalized basketball invitations or designinvitations in shape of a team pennant, a basketball, basketball hoop, or scoreboard. Use your favorite team's colors and incorporate images of favorite players. More Invitation ideas!
Decorate with balloons in team colors and "Go Team!" or "Great Season" signs and banners. Display basketball gear (balls, toy hoops, jersey). More Decorating ideas!
Games & Activities
Play a game of basketball, perform basketball drills, or have a free throw contest. Make a basketball trivia quiz. Match basketball stats to photos or names of famous players. Show a basketball highlights or bloopers video. Have guests sign a ball for the birthday child or coach. More Games & Activities!
Arts & Crafts
Make pennants & go team banners or a basketball collage with photos from sports magazines. More Arts & Crafts!
Serve pizza or sandwiches, potato salad, string cheese and chips & dips. Decorate a rectangular cake like a basketball court or large round cake or cupcakes like basketballs. More Party Refreshments!
Send guests home with a basketball favor set or a toy basketballhoop with foam balls. If celebrating the end of a basketball league issue "Great Season" certificates for players, trophies or pins or a framed action photo of each player (take photos at their games). More Party Favor ideas!
Check out the NBA Basketball and Basketball.com sites for inspiration. Visit the Kids' Party Fun Directory for party places, entertainment, and rentals in your area. Similar party themes include Sports World, Baseball, Football and Soccer.More Party Themes!