18 Jun

Vintage “Radiator Springs” Cars Themed Birthday Party

Cars Movie Themed Dessert Table

With a love for Lightning McQueen, Tow Mater, & everything Cars, Max celebrated his 3rd birthday with an adorable Vintage “Radiator Springs” Cars Themed Birthday Party styled by mommy- Nikka of Triple M Good Parties! Inspired by the Radiator Springs town, she decorated with twine wrapped vases and vintage motor oil cans for a grungy, rustic vibe!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Route 66 themed cupcakes with traffic cones and stop lights + Cars character cake pops!
– Cute Radiator Springs themed dessert table with “Tow Mater” sign & flower garland in can vases
– Chocolate donut “Spare Tire” towers + “Spare tire” Soap party favors
– Vintage motor oil cans, twine wrapped vases, & diamond plate cake pop holders

Radiator Springs Birthday Party

Cars Party Favors

Donut "Spare Tire" Tower

Cars Movie inspired cake

Cars themed cake pops

Route 66 Cake Pops

Chocolate covered "Dipsticks" Pretzel Sticks

Retro drink station

Cars themed desserts

Cars Movie Cake Pops

Radiator Springs inspired party favors

Radiator Springs birthday decorations

vintage radiator springs cars birthday party


PARTY DETAILS, as told by Nikka

My son Max loves the movie Cars. He is obsessed with Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater. I wanted to create his 3rd birthday around Radiator Springs and not around the race. I wanted the party to have a feel of being in the town. I wanted it to have the old rusty parts to represent Tow Mater and the red to pop like Lightning McQueen. I loved using my vintage cake stand that had a look of a trophy. Max was excited as all his ‘Cars’ were in the party as well. Ca-chow!



– Design, cake, cupcakes, chocolate sticks and crafts: Triple M Good Parties
– Milk and donuts: inspired by La Receta De La Felicidad
– Upside down mason jars with cupcakes: inspired by Skip to my Lou
– Cars cake pops: Evie and Mallow
– Cupcake toppers: Miss Sweet Sends
– All paper printables, invites & edible prints: The Blue Egg Events & Design
– Tire Soap Favors: Favor Boutique by Angelique
– Lightning McQueen shirt: *golden*
– Straws: Cupcake Express
– Vintage crate, blue milk glass cake stand, 2 round pie pans, 2 glass drink dispensers on galvanized buckets: Mariah Rainer
– Cake pop sticks: Kara’s Party Ideas

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Jackie Snyder Leblanc SAYS:

You did a beautiful job! I am doing my daughter's Cars themed 3rd birthday this Sunday. Thanks for the inspiration!

Reply June 19, 2014 at 11:56 pm

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