30 Baby Shower Themes

Before you order invites, plan a menu or decide on decorations, every baby shower host must first decide on an oh-so-special theme for the mama-to-be. Tap into your creative side when determining a theme. Whether you choose a specific color palette or children’s book, you want the theme to show the personality of your expecting friend.

We gathered thirty neutral, boy and girl baby shower themes for you to choose from, but we hope you put your own unique twist on the one you choose to make sure mama feels extra special on the day of her shower.


1. Bees

Think of all the fun puns with this theme! From “Mama-to-Bee” to “What will it Bee?” This is certainly a buzz-worthy baby shower.

2. Woodland

Oh deer! This theme may be too cute to handle with all the animals you can feature. Baby foxes, badgers, bunnies and more. Get wild and creative with this theme.

3. Tacos

Because what’s a fiesta without any queso? Taco about a party theme! Planning food and sweets is not only easy, but a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

4. Donuts

We donut know about you, but this seems like a sweet party. Donut forget to add these donut PJs to your gift list.

5. Nautical

Ahoy, baby! For a mama who needs a vacation, create an oasis of nautical decorations. Pro Tip: Decorate with on-theme gifts such as these outfits.

6. Storybooks

Guess How Much I Love You, Peter Rabbit, Hungry Caterpillar, Winnie the Pooh—the list goes on and on. This is a great way to make the event personable.

7. Safari

Lions, tigers and bears—oh my! Channel your inner wild side for this jungle theme. Explore our various tiger styles, too.

8. Garden

Succulents galore. From cupcakes to party favors, this a no-brainer theme everyone will love.

9. Teddy Bear

A classic. And just think—your decorated teddy bears can also double as gifts.

10. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

The beloved nursery rhyme makes for a pretty doable theme! From star-shaped cookies to moon-themed gifts, this one is a winner.


11. Dino

Bring the wonders of Jurassic Park to your home with T-Rex on the cake and dinosaur OnesiesⓇ.

12. Space

A theme that is out-of-this-world cool. Shower the baby boy with rocket-themed gifts and decorations.

13. Baby-Q

A BBQ, but make it for baby. Perfect for a beautiful outdoor baby shower, host a Baby-Q Shower! 

14. Camping

What’s s’more fun than this theme? From campfires to fishing, the options are endless. Psst, we even have camping footed PJs to gift!

15. Cowboy

Yeehaw! Head to the wild, wild west for this theme. Welcome the future cowboy with a cowhide cake and sunflower decorations.

16. Surfs Up

Baby boy on board? Say Aloha to the newest addition with a beach theme. Catch some wave-themed styles for baby boys, too.

17. Whale of a Good Time

Make a splash with a whale theme! Also, explore our varying whale outfits perfect for the occasion.

18. Circus

Step right up for the circus! With a colorful palette, a circus theme will certainly win over your fun mama-to-be.

19. Baby Blues

Get playful with different tones of blue and welcome baby boy with outfits to fit the theme.

20. Superhero

Have no fear, a superhero theme is here! Become a super-host with this lovable superhero theme.


21. Unicorns

For a more magical theme, choose unicorns! And for a special touch, gift this unicorn Sleep N’ Play.

22. Rainbows

Brighten up the party with rainbow decorations. Make it the best day ever with these baby girl rainbow OnesiesⓇ.

23. Bunnies

Some-bunny will feel special with this adorable theme. Go the extra mile with gifting this 17-piece baby girls’ bunny gift set.

24. Mermaid

Go under the sea for a mermaid party. Don’t forget to gift something mermaid-themed.

25. Llama

For your llama mama, get creative with this festive theme. From pinatas to games, there are really so many ways to have fun!

26. Tea Party

For a classier occasion, choose high tea as your theme. Treat your guests to sweet treats and cups of their preferred tea.

27. Paris

Oh la la! From macarons to the Eiffel Tower, say “bonjour” to the baby girl with this Parisian theme.

28. Flower Party

For an excuse to go all out on florals, make it the theme! Shop our most popular flower styles, too.

29. Purr-Fect Party

Your party will be the cat’s meow for your mama who loves cats. From cat ears to cat pajamas, throw the purr-fect baby shower.

30. Flamingos

For a pop of pink, choose to throw a flamingo-themed baby shower! Encourage guests to also gift a flamingo-themed outfit.


Whichever theme you choose, be sure to share the special day with us on social media by tagging @gerberchildrenswear.

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