Congratulations! Throwing a baby shower means a new little life is on the way! If mama-to-be doesn’t know the baby’s gender yet, the shower is a perfect time to create a gender neutral celebration. To help you plan, we compiled 29 gender neutral baby shower themes. From glamorous garden parties to rustic chic soirées, we have ideas for every style and personality. As you look through these options, keep the mama-to-be in mind. Choose a theme that will make her feel special and loved.
As you put the party together, remember to inform guests of the details in your baby shower invitation wording. You may also want to personalize a gift for the mama-to-be, like with a photo mug or personalized wine glass.
1. Golden Books
Instead of having guests bring a card with their gift, ask them to bring a favorite story. Continue with the theme by decorating the shower with books and stuffed animals. The books will help stock your nursery and guarantee that the new little one will have plenty of story time.
2. Cactus Party
Baby shower themes don’t have to complex. Go simple with a cactus soirée. Potted cactus plants can be your centerpieces and also double as your baby shower favors. Decorate the walls with printable cacti in varying shades of green and aqua.
3. Folk Art
Adding a new baby to your family or friends is an exciting time. Create a festivity that reflects that joy. Go with a folk art theme—complete with beautiful colors, glassware, dishes and flowers.
4. Floral Brunch Baby Shower
Put on a soirée full of gorgeous blooms. Fill glass vases with fresh flowers like tulips and lilies. Offer drinks with floral accents and flavors like hibiscus and lavender.
5. Geometric Gender Reveal
Incorporate both blue and pink for a dynamic gender reveal shower. Add personal style with geometric shapes like triangles and hexagons. You can even design your desserts to mimic these colorful shapes.
6. Glamorous Garden Baby Shower
Host a sophisticated baby shower with a cheery vibe. Handpick your flower decorations and special accent pieces like a metallic cake topper. The mama-to-be will feel special and even a bit spoiled.
7. Nautical Theme
Do the parents-to-be love the water? Design a nautical baby shower with anchors, seahorses, sailboats and starfish. Keep the color scheme simple with tones like blue, white and gold.
8. Summer Garden
Create a beautiful midsummer celebration with a garden party. Decorate with fresh blooms and citrus fruits. Pair your decor with a savory and sweet spread of delicious foods.
9. Holiday Boho
Hosting a baby shower in the wintertime? Decorate with pine cones and evergreen wreaths for a winter bohemian feel. Offer cozy treats like hot chocolate and donuts.
10. Oranges And Lemons
Choose a citrus-inspired theme with oranges and lemons. Place the fruits on your tables as centerpieces and incorporate them into your menu—from your drinks to your desserts. Serve decadent treats like lemonade, lemon tarts and orange cream pie.
11. Desert Baby Shower
Build your shower theme around easy decor items like cacti and air plants. With this desert theme, your guests can take home the plants as baby shower game prizes and the mama-to-be can include some in her nursery decor.
12. Modern Rustic Baby Shower
Combine a rustic vibe with a modern chic aura. Incorporate wood throughout your table and centerpieces. Weave together greenery and flowers for lush centerpieces and round out the look with white serving ware.
13. Mint Birdie Baby Shower
Pave the way for a new little peep in your family. Throw a woodland baby shower—complete with bird decorations, grass and flowers.
14. Jungle Baby Shower
Host a wild and wonderful party with a jungle baby shower. Decorate with palm tree leaves and stuffed animals like lions and giraffes. Play jungle-inspired music in the background for a fun, light-hearted event that the mama-to-be will never forget.
15. Rainbow Fiesta
Bring all of the colors of the rainbow to your shower. The playful vibe gives off a sense of happiness and love—perfect for welcoming a new bundle of joy into the world.
16. Rustic Boho Chic
Make your baby shower theme stand out. For a rustic boho celebration, include unique pieces like dreamcatchers, eucalyptus leaves and animal figurines. This baby shower theme is great for a breakfast, brunch or lunch celebration.
17. Yellow And Gray Alphabet
Center your baby shower theme using a gender neutral scheme of gray and yellow. These complementary tones will enhance everything from your chairs and your party decor to your desserts.
18. Cinco De Mayo Festival
Throw a colorful fiesta with streamers, sombreros and maracas. Aim for a wide range of bright colors, from yellow and green to red and blue. This Cinco De Mayo theme is great for a May shower or a May due date.
19. Tuscan Lemon Baby Shower
For a spring or summer baby shower, choose a citrus-inspired theme. Embed lemons and greenery into your decor for an ultra sweet baby shower celebration.
20. Boho Baby Shower
Put on a garden party that won’t be forgotten. Decorate with large-bloomed flowers, dreamcatchers and canopies. Provide an assorted spread of exotic fruits, donuts and cake for this intimate, special occasion.
21. Panda Bear Theme
Light-hearted and cute, this panda bear theme is bound to get reactions from your guests. Include panda bears in details like your vases and cake. Accent your party with bamboo shoots and palm tree leaves.
22. Chic And Shimmery Baby Shower
The best part about gender neutral baby shower themes is that they can be simple yet darling. Opt for a white and metallic color scheme to make the party chic and shimmery. Place the baby shower gifts and desserts near gold streamers and big balloons.
23. Spring Easter Party
A baby shower means new life is on the way. What better way to celebrate than with a springtime soirée? Decorate with bunnies, baby chicks and happy colors like mint green and purple.
24. Mama To Be
Gather the mama-to-be’s favorite things, such as macarons and pink roses. Make your theme extra sweet by incorporating bees and honey.
25. What Will It Bee Baby Shower
If the new mama wants to reveal the baby’s gender at her shower, consider a “What will it bee?” theme. From your baby shower favors to your treats, make everything black and yellow. When you design the baby shower invitations, include bees on the cards. Your guests will be buzzing to find out what the gender is!
26. Color My WorldA multi-colored celebration is great for any time of year. Choose a broad spectrum of colors to decorate the room, cake and tables. The best part of this baby shower theme is that you don’t have to worry about matching—just have fun as you include the colors of the rainbow!
27. Apple Of My Eye Baby Shower
The new little one is bound to be the apple of mama’s eye. Create a baby shower to match the sentiment with apple desserts, decor and baby shower games.
28. Llama And Cactus Baby Shower
Looking for unique gender neutral baby shower themes? Try a llama and cactus combination for something quirky and fun. From your cookies to balloons and table decor, incorporate cacti and llamas into each element.
29. Boho Chic
Design a relaxed, bohemian atmosphere for a gender neutral baby shower. Fresh flowers and greenery make the mood feel light and happy. Bring in fun elements like a canopy and balloons to complete this laid back festivity.
Whether you’re planning a shower for a friend, sister or cousin, the love you put into the celebration is what matters most. From your shower invitations to your dessert table, build a cohesive theme to create a party she’ll talk about for years.