25+ Lemonade Party Ideas (Favors, Decor, Food, & more) (2022)

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At first, finding lemonade party ideas for your celebration seems easy. Just buy everything in yellow, right? But there are so many other fun and creative ways you can make your event extra special with this bright and vibrant theme.

To make it as easy as possible for you, we’re pulling together all the best ideas to help you plan your own lemonade party. From food and drink recipes to decorating tips, we’ve got tons of creative ideas for celebrating with this summer citrus !

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Lemon themed parties are a bright and vibrant way to celebrate just about any occasion, whether it’s a baby shower, bridal shower, or a lemonade birthday party.

I hope you’re ready for an awesome celebration with these lemonade party ideas. Let’s go through all of them together…and don’t forget to write down your party plans so you can keep track of all your favorite details.

I can’t wait to see how creative you can be with this theme…I just know it will be fantastic!

Catchphrases to Use

  • Sweet Little One
  • A Little Lemon is on the Way
  • Mama’s Main Squeeze
  • She found her main squeeze
  • They’re the zest!

Lemonade Party Color Palettes

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Classic Lemon Colors

This classic color palette is inspired by the beautiful vibrant colors of a lemon tree against the clear blue sky of a sunny day. The layered shades of green and yellow with a touch of blue create a beautifully gender neutral color palette that can work for any lemonade party you want to host.

Key colors in this palette include:

  • Maximum Yellow Red (#FFC252)
  • Jasmine (#FBDF91)
  • Cadet Blue Crayola (#9FB6C7)
  • Olive Drab (#84940E)
  • Army Green (#434D1B)

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Pink Lemonade Party Colors

This pink lemonade party color palette is perfect for a soft, feminine or girly themed lemonade party. It’s also a great way to add some variation to the colors that you’re already using.

Key colors in this palette include:

  • Salmon Pink (#FB96A3)
  • Baby Pink (#F1C4C5)
  • Yellow Crayola (#F6EA7C)
  • Mustard (#F4D848)
  • Moss Green (#96975F)

Lemonade Party Ideas

Lemon Themed Party Invitations:

Party invitations are a great way to get your guests excited for the party. The most important thing to remember is that your invitations should reflect the atmosphere of your party. For example, you don't want to send formal invitations for a casual party, and vice versa.

Here are some of my favorite Lemonade Party Invitations:

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Geometric Gold Lemon Baby Shower Invitation

Photo Credit:www.etsy.com

This sweet baby shower invitation with the lemons and greenery woven around the gold geometric frame is fantastic.

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Positano Blue Tile & Lemon Birthday Invitation

Photo Credit:www.etsy.com

This gorgeous Capri-themed card features the distinctive Italian blue tiling and lemons, making it ideal for a lemony celebration filled with Italian flair. This would no doubt be a lovely start to a wonderful party.

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She's a Sweet One Birthday Invitation

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This invitation is for you if you adore the look of a farmhouse. The combination of brilliant yellow lemons, delicate leaves, and a handwritten style is quintessential farmhouse design.

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Large Lemon Baby Shower Invitation

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Isn't that enormous lemon branch at the top of this baby shower invitation just beautiful? This is the perfect invitation for a casual baby shower.

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Party Printables:

Everyone loves a personalized touch. And the ability to customize party printables is what makes them one of my favorite ways to decorate.

That's why I've pulled togethersome of the cutest and most creative lemon themed party printables for your next celebration. These will help you get everything just right, from invitations to thank-you cards to favor tags.

Don't forget to also check out my recommended party supplies to make sure your printables always look their best.

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Pink Lemon Lemonade Birthday Chip Bag

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Make these personalized birthday chip bags as a fun way to brighten your event. Fill it with chips, candy, or any other small treat you candy think of. This is definitely a cute touch for a birthday party.

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Mediterranean Lemons Party Printables

Photo Credit:www.etsy.com

This set is ideal for anyone who wants that Mediterranean vibe. I especially like the big party sign, but this package has so many elements it could easily be used for birthdays, baby showers, or even bridal showers.

Lemonade Party Decor:

You can find so many cute and creative decor ideas that reflect the personality of your guest of honor. These are just some of my favorite ideas that I found while putting together this post:

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Lemon Art Print Bundle

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With three different designs in one set, you can use these art prints all over your party. Create a small backdrop with the pattern print, or add the drink up sign to your cocktail station. You could also print out several mini versions of the designs and send them home with your guests as party favors.

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Artificial Lemon Branches

Grab some artificial lemon branches and create a stunning centerpiece. These would look gorgeous as a single large centerpiece spilling out of a white pitcher. Alternatively, they would look just as pretty separated into small centerpieces mixed with white florals.

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Lemon Baby Shower Backdrop

This baby shower backdrop has a wonderful contrast of deep blue flowers and brilliant yellow lemons. It's a design and color scheme would suit any lemon themed baby shower.

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Lemon Grapevine Garland

A grapevine garland made of lemons, blueberries, leaves, and other earthy elements is a simple way to quickly add plenty of color and texture to your decor. Intertwine it between party platters on a buffet table, use it as a dining table runner mixed with tea lights, or drape it around a fireplace mantle.

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Gold, Yellow and White Balloon Garland Kit

The yellow and white arch garland with the fake leaf garland throughout is simply lovely. For a more personal touch, add in some big paper leaves or flowers.

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Yellow Tulle Table Skirt

A fluffy yellow table skirt is sure to make an impression. Just remember to double check the dimension in the listing so you know you have enough for your table.

Pro Tip: Forget the ribbons that come with table skirts like these. Instead, use several small safety pins to hold the table skirt in place.

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Lemon Paper Drinking Straws

These paper straws with itty bitty lemons on them are just adorable. They're not just for your party cocktails, either. They can also be utilized for cake pops, candy buffets, ballon sticks, and other items.

Lemon Party Foods to Serve:

The best party food is fresh, light and tasty. After all, you want your guests to leave feeling energized instead of sluggish from a heavy meal. That's why I've pulled together some light, yet still delicious recipes for your lemonade party.

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Strawberry Lemon Bars

Strawberry Lemon Bars are a dense, but tender treat stuffed with fresh strawberries, bursting bright lemon flavors, and topped with a pretty pink glaze.

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Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

These easy lemon cake mix cookies are all made with the same base dough, which means you get more desserts for less effort.

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Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad

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This pasta salad is a bright, flavor-packed vegetarian cold pasta dish that's ideal for summer pot lucks or as a simple side dish.

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Mint-Infused Lemonade

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With the combination of sweet lemonade and fresh mint, this big-batch party drink is a beautiful and delicious thirst quencher perfect for your party.

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Easy Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

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This is a light and satisfying main course that is perfect for adult parties and pairs well with plenty of other party foods.

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Lemon Herb Goat Cheese Ball

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If you’re looking for a simple yet elegant appetizer, this is for you. The combination of goat cheese, cream cheese, lemon zest and fresh herbs creates a flavorful party appetizer that is perfect for snacking while mingling.


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Strawberry Caprese with Lemon and Basil

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When strawberries are topped with lemon, basil, and mozzarella, you get an appetizer that is as gorgeous as it is delicious. This two-bite treat is a must-have for summer parties.

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Easy Smoked Salmon Appetizer Recipe

Photo Credit:wonkywonderful.com

Looking for a light, but filling appetizer? This simple smoked salmon recipe is made with flaky puff pastry, cream cheese, smoked salmon, lemon slices, capers and fresh dill.

Lemon Party Games

Adding games to your party is a fun way to bring people together, especially when you have guests for that have never met before. There are all sorts of different types of lemonade themed games you can plan - from group activities to solo ones. Here are a couple of my favorites:

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Lemon Bridal Shower Activity Pack

Photo Credit:www.orientaltrading.com

Guests will have a blast playing all the games in this bridal shower pack. It even includes advice cards for the new couple...which are sure to provide plenty of interesting stories.

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Lemonade Party Scratch Off Game

This lemon scratch-off set includes three different ways to play, all with a fun citrus theme.

Lemonade Party Favors

Party favors don't have to be over-the-top to be special. The most important thing is that you have a small memento to thank your guests for joining you, and to help them remember an occasion that will be cherished for years to come.

Here are some easy ideas for cute lemonade themed favors:

Mini Lemonade Crate Favor Boxes

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Made to look like a crate full of lemons, fill these miniature Lemonade Party Favor Boxes up with candy or small goodies and leave them out for your party guests to grab throughout your party.

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Lemon Themed Hair Tie Favors

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These aren't your dollar store hair ties!

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Featuring custom artwork by a watercolor artist, these handmade favors are both thoughtful and practical.

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Lemon French Macarons

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Take your macarons up a notch with these beautiful cookies that have lemons painted directly on the shell.

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Personalized Lemon Slice Favor Stickers - 144 Pc. | Oriental Trading

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These adorable lemon slice stickers are the perfect way to seal up small favor boxes or gift bags.

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Lemon Shaped Bath Bombs

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Friends and family will love taking home one of these bright yellow, lemon shaped bath bombs.You can even choose your favorite scent as a special surprise.

Inspiring Lemonade Parties

Now that we have all the pieces, it's time for some inspiration to help pull it all together. These next few parties show just how cute and sweet lemonade parties are - no matter how simple or over the top you go.

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    DIY Lemon Baby Shower

    Photo Credit:www.downredbuddrive.com

    Not only is this a cute baby shower, the included printables make it extra easy to put together.

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    Lemon Baby Shower

    Photo Credit:www.nicolesometimes.com

    This party is everything over the top and swoon-worthy. I love the addition of crystals to the party decor, and the sugar crib made by her mother is just gorgeous.

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    How to DIY a Lemonade Stand for Kids for Super Cute Photo Props

    Photo Credit:www.festivefetti.com

    While this isn't technically a party, I love the idea of building a simple lemonade stand out of crates (created by Becca Dutkiewicz). You won't want to miss all of the photo props and decorating ideas from Festive Fetti too.

    We hope you found these lemonade party ideas to be refreshing and fun. Now it’s up to you to decide which of these ideas is perfect for your celebration.

    For more inspiration for your next lemon themed party look no further than my lemon themed Pinterest board with all sorts of cheerful decor and food. Don’t forget to pin this post too, so it’ll be easy to find as you plan your party.

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    for more fun ideas and inspiration!

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