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First Birthday Ideas for Twins

If you are looking for First Birthday ideas for twins then look no further! Of course, planning a First Birthday party is a big deal! And an even bigger deal when there are twins involved!

If your twins are turning 1, it’s time to celebrate! You’ve reached a major milestone in their babyhood. And you have survived the first year! Celebrate your dynamic duo with our favorite First Birthday Ideas for twins, all gathered here below for your convenience. If you are planning a First Birthday party you might want to consider a Smash Cake or a First Birthday time capsule, or some other meaningful first birthday traditions. For more twins ideas keep scrolling for double the exciting fun!

Farmers Market Twins Birthday Party

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Undoubtedly, celebrating your twins’ first birthday is such a special time! And an outdoor venue is perfect for a farmer’s market party. This farmers market First Birthday theme for twins is simple and sweet. Plus it works really well in the Summer or Fall.

Gather wildflowers and place them in rustic buckets and jars.  And red and white gingham outfits on each of the twins will go perfectly with checkered tablecloths.  Slices of watermelon on sticks, corn on the cob, and veggie platters will give your guests a genuine outdoor market feel. Another option is to set up a station to “shop” and each family can take home a small basket of fruit and veggies! Check out more pics here.

Circus Themed Twins Birthday Party

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If raising twins has been a crazy kind of year, then what better way to celebrate than with a Cirus themed party!

Of course, a circus-themed first birthday party for your twins is not only adorable but fun too! Have your guests pay tickets ‘two for two’ for the food. Cotton candy, popcorn, and peanuts are a perfect snack for the parents. And your youngest guests would all enjoy a live interactive puppet show with plush animals as the main act. Then the birthday twins can each smash their own carousel shaped cakes!

Noah’s Ark Twins Party

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Next on the list, the classic pairs theme…

What do twin and Noah’s Ark animals have in common? They both come in twos!

This well known biblical theme is perfect for your twins’ first birthday.  Lots of animals and an ark structure are all you really need to make this theme happen. Place an abundance of plush, plastic, and wooden animals all over the room. Little toy animal toppers for the cake or cupcakes are adorable and affordable. Add some blue and white balloons to make clouds. And a noise machine on rain mode will give your guests the feeling that they are right there in the ark. Or add a rainbow archway to complete this theme and have your guests feeling cheery!

noahs ark twins party ideas

Little Princesses Twins First Birthday

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If you have twin girls, then this theme is a winner!

Complete with tutus and tiaras, your twin girls will be the Belles of the Ball with this princess-themed first birthday party!  Your guests would love a self serve ice cream sundae bar with oodles of sweet toppings, and a tall castle-shaped cake, and two pink smash cakes are perfect for this theme.  And this is a theme that you can really go overboard with the decor! Remember to make it as pretty and elaborate as you desire!

twins 1st birthday party ideas

Two-ti Fruitti Twins Birthday Party

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Next up, this fun theme works well for both a twins party or a second birthday party.

A fruit themed party for your twins’ first birthday will be so juicy no one will be able to stop talking about it. The centerpieces of carved out watermelons filled with fruit will impress your guests. You can also fill up clear glass vases with various colorful fruits to add to the theme. Bright balloons, streamers, and flowers will turn your event into a true party. And fresh fruit smoothies and fruit-filled kabobs will surely keep your guests feeling refreshed. And of course, their first birthday is not complete without the twins smashing their scrumptious fruit filled cakes!

Mickey and Minnie Twins Party

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If your twins are boy/girl and you are a Disney fan, then this theme could work well.

What’s Mickey Mouse without Minnie Mouse? And this fun-filled Disney theme is a perfect first birthday party idea for the little boy-girl twins in your life!

Pass out mouse ears to all the guests and fill the venue with red, white, and black balloons. A large, bold color cake with fondant decorations will fit right into this concept. Without a doubt, this dynamic duo is a favorite of all time!

Wild One First Birthday Party for Twins

Now if you’ve reached your twins First birthday, it might have been a wild year! If so, go with this Wild One theme. Your guests will go wild to attend your twins’ safari themed first birthday party. And you can host an outdoor or indoor party with this concept. Decorate the venue with plenty of green foliage, bamboo sticks, and burlap. Life-sized fake animals will impress everyone. To give your guests the full experience, turn on a machine with sounds from the wild such as rainfall, frogs, and animal calls.  Trail mix and animal cookies are great snacks and then zebra cakes to smash!

Twins Boho Picnic

If you are lucky enough to be hosting your twin’s party in the warmer months, this is a great idea. A boho-chic themed first birthday party for your twins super cute. Simply dress your little ones in bohemian outfits with crowns intertwined with flowers and greenery. And transform your outdoor venue with blankets on the ground, flowing canopy tents, pillows, dream catchers, and string lights. Pieces of driftwood and vases with feathers and flowers are perfect centerpieces. Then fresh fruit, grilled veggie kabobs, and a delectable charcuterie board will make your guests’ mouths water. And top it off with a lovely flower petal decorated cake and of course two small ones for the twins to smash!

Toy Story Twins First Birthday Party

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You’ve got ‘two friends’ in us! This cartoon character theme is a magnificent idea for your twins’ first birthday party.  Dress them up in adorable little Buzz Lightyear outfits and let them blast off their smash cakes! Woody and other toy shaped balloons add a cute touch. Create a section for the babies to play with big bouncy balls and blocks. Serve some out of this world snacks and turn on the star projector. And everyone will love this party to infinity and beyond!

toy story themed twins first birthday party

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A Perfect Pair Twins Birthday Party

A Perfect Pair Twins birthday party
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Finally, your twins will be quite the pair at their pear themed first birthday party! Green and yellow balloons and flower petals will decorate your backdrop. And baskets filled with pears make great centerpieces. A few strands of strings lights and streamers will bring the decorations to life.  Your guests will enjoy an overflowing charcuterie board and dipping pear slices in delicious white chocolate fondu. Then watching the twins smash their pear shaped cakes will complete the day!

Final note

We are so glad we could share our favorite first birthday ideas for twins with you! Whatever you decide to go with, we hope that our ideas will help to make your twins’ first birthday party one for the books! Happy planning!

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Jane Sheriff is the founder, creative director, party planner and mom of three. She started Darling Celebrations back in 2012 to share easy and beautiful ideas for celebrating the special events in life.

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