18 Watermelon Party Ideas to Welcome Summer

18 Watermelon Party Recipe and DIY Ideas for Summer

It’s getting hot out there and fast! Summer is finally here and the days are getting longer and sunnier. It’s time for us to embrace it with tons of parties, and what’s better than a good ‘ol seasonal themed party?

Watermelon is definitely in when it comes to parties and for good reason. You can do so many creative and cute things with it. Whether you’re looking to eat your watermelon or use it as a hat, there’s definitely a couple things from this list you’re going to want to include in your party.

DIYs

Centerpiece

Watermelon Centerpiece
Found From The Sweetest Occasion

Grab some of those flowers that bloomed during the spring and use them in a watermelon centerpiece!

Party Favor Tags

Watermelon Party Favors DIY
Found From Maggie Ward

Keep your friends feeling appreciated and ready to attend your next party with some old fashioned party favor tags.

Serving Spoons

Watermelon Serving Spoons DIY
Found From Real Housemoms

An easy DIY, even for those who aren’t that artistic!

Utensil Holder

Watermelon Party Utensil Holder
Found From Today’s Creative Life

Let your guests serve themselves by keeping all your utensils easy to access and in plain sight.

Wrapping Paper/Table Cloth

Watermelon Wrapping Paper DIY
Found From Inner Child Fun

If it’s someone’s birthday, definitely consider this adorable wrapping paper DIY. Otherwise, you can use it as a disposable tablecloth for a watermelon eating contest.

Toss Game

Watermelon Toss Game
Found From I Dig Pinterest

A party isn’t complete without games!

Party Hat

Watermelon Hats Party DIY
Found From Kara’s Party Ideas

Get your guests into the spirit by forcing them to wear these totally awesome hats.

Party Favors

Watermelon Party Favors DIY
Found From A Joyful Riot

If you want to go above and beyond the standard party tags, try out a full on basket.

Treats

Yogurt Pops

Watermelon Yogurt Pops Recipe
Found From Homemade in the Kitchen

These look so delicious you might want to make sure your pets aren’t on the prowl for a treat! Last time I had a yogurt pop my cat stole it.

Ice

Watermelon Ice Cubes Recipe
Found From Taste and Tell

Give a bit of flavor to your water by slicing up some watermelon and turning them into ice cubes by throwing them into the freezer.

Pizza

Watermelon Pizza Recipe
Found From Hungry Happenings

Fruity pizza, anyone?

Cupcakes

Watermelon Cupcakes Recipe
Found From Baby Center

Cupcakes are a great quick grab for guests hanging around the kitchen.

Cookies

Watermelon Slice Cookies
Found From Taste of Home

These tiny cookies will definitely get your guests excited!

Rice Krispies

Watermelon Rice Krispies
Found From Dine and Dish

Krispies were definitely one of my favorite treats as a kid and now I can have them as watermelons? Yes!

Pops

Watermelon Pops
Found From Betty Crocker

You can totally include these pops individually wrapped in that party favor gift basket.

Sweet Tea

Watermelon Sweet Tea Recipe
Found From The Improv Kitchen

Love iced tea? Give it a little watermelon twist!

Push Pops

Watermelon Push Pops
Found From Make Bake Celebrate

I used to love push pops as a kid, now I can make them myself. : )

Cookies

Watermelon Cookies
Found From That’s What Che Said

If you are looking for a larger cookie recipe, check this one out!


What’s great about all these options is not all of them taste like watermelon, but they do all taste freaking amazing. : ) Next time you decide to have a party, step it up a notch by creating a fun and summery watermelon theme!

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