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Disney Carnival Birthday Party with Mickey & Friends

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Kate of And Everything Sweet did a truly MAGICAL job on this entire Disney Carnival Birthday Party for her daughter, Olivia, but can you believe the incredible 7 TIER topsy turvy Mickey and Friends Cake that she made? WOW! If you haven’t already guessed, Kate is a cake designer by trade… and a very talented one at that. Check out all the character-inspired detail in the image above… it’s too fantastic to eat!

More Disney Carnival Party Highlights:

– Each letter in the Olivia’s name all decked out like a Disney character
– Super clever Minnie Mouse wreath & place settings
– Adorable Goofy, Minnie, Mickey and Donald Cake Pops
– Disney-inspired carnival games like “Mickey’s Ring Toss”
– Game prizes like bubbles and frisbees, customized with matching printables

Read on for lots more polka dot covered party photos (á la Minnie Mouse!), as well as party details from Kate…

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PARTY DETAILS, as told by Kate

I threw a Disney Carnival themed party for my precious little 3 year old baby girl. She loves all the Mickey and Friends characters and anything princess, so when it came to planning her party I knew just what the theme would be… Disney Carnival! Mickey Mouse (Played by my husband!) and Cinderella both came to entertain and wish Olivia a Happy Birthday. I set up carnival games for the kids to play and win prizes (that they could pick out from the prize table). When the princess came she sang, painted faces, made balloon animals and even did a magic show. It was amazing. The party was so colorful, non stop fun and amazing to watch all the children’s eyes fill with wonder as the characters came out. :)

All the children were asked to come dressed as their favorite disney character and of course they all came as princesses. There was one boy in attendance… bless his heart. He was not too happy with the princess portion of the party, but she did a great job including him, even made him a sword.

I had soo much fun putting together the prizes table! Amanda from Shindig Parties To Go helped with the printables. I found most of my prizes at Walmart in the Valentines day clearance and used her printables to make them fit the theme of Mickey and Friends. I also purchased bubbles and frisbees from the Dollar Tree and embellished with printables as well. It all came together so nicely and made a big impact. Prizes included candy bars, little Disney figurines, frisbees, disk shooters, yo yo’s, sand molds, bubbles and gum balls.

Everything on the dessert table was made by myself. It was filled with chocolate and vanilla cupcakes, cake pops and a 7 tier topsy turvy Mickey and Friends cake. WHEW! This one nearly killed me! I love love love how colorful and crazy it is.



– Desserts: And Everything Sweet
– Printables: Shindig Parties To Go
– Princess: CopyCats For Kids
– Online paper (for water wraps, bubble wraps, candy bars, etc):


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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

53 responses to “Disney Carnival Birthday Party with Mickey & Friends”

  1. This is ridiculously good. Enjoying looking at all the details … over and over! Love the cake pops.

  2. Truly an amazing party. Love the colors, details, and that CAKE is just fabulous!!!! Simply amazing.

  3. Annette says:

    Kudos on a great party! And all of your hardwork on putting it together. One of the best I’ve seen here at hwtm

  4. OMG Kate! Can you be my mommy too? This s so beautiful. My daughter Hannah was drooling (she has a wee bit of a crafty-artistic side whoch I was not born with!).

  5. So amazing I’m in love with the cake, it’s outrageous, and all the cake pops decorated to represent each character, so cool!

  6. kate muy bonitos tus trabajos me encantaron felicidades!

  7. kate muy bonitos tus trabajos me encantaron felicidades!

  8. mamimama says:

    cute party!
    lovely disney

  9. hey this is super nice…im to planning a mickey and minnie party and absolutely love the black ear plates…where did u find them.

    • diana stein says:

      Iam giving my grandaughter her 1st birthday party,Minnie Mouse I would like to know where you purchase the Mickey plates.Her party is August 25, 2012

  10. Aimee says:


  11. I am in love with the cake! It is so fun and adorable! It looks like it took days to make, it’s a piece of art! I also love the chair covers. The entire party is wonderfully set up and decorated!

  12. srilakshmiedara says:

    no words!!love those mickey plates …. where did u find them…please share

  13. Sara Rodella… che ne dici per il compleanno di Andry?

  14. Truly amazing! Job well done!

  15. love this party! the cake is FABULOUS! I'd love to know where the plates are from too.

  16. love this party! the cake is FABULOUS! I'd love to know where the plates are from too.

  17. amy says:

    Where did you get the darling name letters like the characters? I would love to buy a set!

  18. kim says:

    how did you make her name? are they wood letters?! details please!!! im planning a mickey clubhouse party for my daughter now!!!

  19. Kim says:

    How did you make the Name letters? Did you use decoupage?