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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. Teah Stacks says:

    great party! PLEASE share where you got the mickey ears plates…i'm throwing my 3 year old a mickey theme bday party and would LOVE to have those plates. all the best :)

  2. Erin Dvorak says:

    I wanted to say that this party is amazing. It’s so beautiful. But I was wondering if you could tell me where you got the polk-a-dot paper in the back ground, the mickey plates, and how you made the big O that looks like a mickey.
    Thank you in advance,


  3. Joanna says:

    Beautiful party! Where did you find the letters for your daughter’s name?

  4. Kim says:

    Love this party. I was wondering where I can the Olivia block letters?

  5. Jackie says:

    Amazing party. I have a qestion where did you get the mickey ears plates from ?

  6. Quita Gibson says:

    This is BEAUTIFUL! Where did you get those mickey plates? And How did you make that ticket booth, it's too adorable.

  7. April says:

    This is great! I plan to do a similar theme for my daughter’s first birthday. Where did you find the water bottle labels and cupcake toppers?

  8. Anne Frigo says:

    Where did u get those cute Minnie plates?

  9. Ann Beshai Cunningham says:

    Hi! Was also wondering where you can buy the black mickey plates? They are too cute! Awesome job!

  10. Kimberlee says:

    where did you get the letters to make the name?!

  11. Ashley Renee Tolbert says:

    hi I just want to know, how did you make the carnival stand! I'm doing a carnival themed party and I've been searching all night how to make a ticket booth.

  12. Marie says:

    LOVE this idea for my sons birthday parties, but where did you get the letter for Olivia? I am looking for one to put in my sons nursery.

  13. Dawn Howe says:

    Wow Simply amazing!

  14. autumn says:

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  15. Jessica says:

    Where did you get the hats and ties for the character letters?

  16. janelle says:

    this looks awesome. where did you get the wooden characters for her name?

  17. Katie says:

    Love everything! Where did you get the figurines? I can’t find them anywhere :)

  18. Elena says:

    Where did you get the Mickey Mouse figurines? Everything looks perfect!

  19. Sharon says:

    Where? Or how did you get her name in the Disney characters? Are the little pieces (goofy’s hat, mickey years, pluto ears) wood or some other material?

  20. Yesi Contreras-alvarez says:

    lovely! what did you use to make the buttons on the back of the chairs??