Hot Air Balloon 1st Birthday Party Ideas

Hot Air Balloon 1st Birthday Party

If you’re looking for a cute and stylish 1st birthday party theme, this is it.

With fresh whites and adorable pastel colours, this hot air balloon party is the perfect recipe for a gorgeous 1st birthday party!

And if you’d like to throw a party just like this, you’ll find everything we used in our range of Up, Up and Away party supplies.

Let’s take a look!

How to throw a hot air balloon party


For your hot air balloon party decorations, keep things simple with a selection of cute hanging decorations. Hang these hanging hot air balloon decorations and white pom poms from the ceiling to make it just like hot air balloons are floating through the clouds!

Hot Air Balloon Decorations

Here are all the decorating ideas that we love for a hot air balloon birthday party:

One Balloon

Fresh flowers never go amiss at a 1st birthday party and we love how these yellow roses add a splash of colour!

Flowers for a Hot Air Balloon Party

Party food

Once you’ve chosen some party decorations, it time to think about party food!

Here are our favourite hot air balloon party food ideas:

  • Pastel-coloured cake pops
  • Macarons
  • Meringues (they also look quite cloud-like!)
  • Cupcakes with pastel-coloured icing
  • Drinks in mini milk bottles with stripey straws

Hot Air Balloon Party Supplies

A phrase balloon is a lovely way to decorate your buffet table – how about hanging this gold baby balloon on the wall behind your party food?

Baby Balloon

This hot air balloon centrepiece would also be a lovely addition to your buffet table – we love how it looks on a porcelain cake stand surrounded by a couple of cupcakes!

Hot Air Balloon Centrepiece

Party favours

Last but not least, give your guests a little party favour to take home!

Chances are there’ll be a mixture of adults and children at your child’s 1st birthday party so fill these hot air balloon party boxes with a selection of different treats to suit kids and grown-ups.

Hot Air Balloon Party Bags

Ready to throw your own hot air balloon party? Pick up our Up, Up and Away party supplies at or stay on our blog for even more 1st birthday party ideas!