Racing Theme Party Ideas
Nothing beats the adrenaline rush of watching sports car racing—it gets our heart racing, too! That’s exactly what we felt with today’s party inspo. Young Dynn celebrated his first birthday with a race-themed bash. With LIPS Events Services at the helm, the venue was wonderfully turned into a festive racetrack. So strap on your seat belts, hold on tight, and enjoy the wild ride as captured through the lightning-speed lenses of Karen Poyogao.
On your mark, get set, go! Guests probably had this on their minds when they saw the balloon décor at the entrance which mimicked the start light gantry. And once the green lights were up, it’s time to party! Aside from the balloons, a set of tires, a couple of race flags, and a bunch of buntings festooned the venue’s exteriors.
Inside, swags of red and yellow — a nod to Ferrari, definitely brightened up the ceiling. Black and white buntings with yellow and orange Japanese lanterns filled the overhead, lending a celebratory vibe to the place.
True to the theme, the main backdrop was oozing with charming details while the red Ferrari color made the entire setup all the more striking! There was even a mini-pit stop for refueling and tire changing complete with a race car parked on it! Zoom in a little bit closer and you’ll see tons of cool knickknacks—family photos, racing flags, traffic cones, and a toy Ferrari car that’s absolutely perfect for Dynn!
Tables, of course, were bedecked with checkered-patterned runners. A winner’s trophy served as a delightful centerpiece, while each guest had awesome place mats and holders done in Ferrari style. Vroom, vroom!
Because Ferrari is the first brand often associated with racing, it’s only fitting how Dynn’s birthday cake was made in its likeness. The Cake Room really pulled all the stops in crafting the fiery red confection that had guests totally excited.
Everything on the dessert spread was a showstopper! Cupcakes, cake pops, and cookies were made with crazy details that will make it a sin to just gobble up each piece in one go! An absolute feast to the eyes and taste buds, we must say! Plus, we spot jellies and donuts that had guests zooming in for the win!
As tokens of gratitude, guests get to take home wooden toolboxes painted in fire engine red. It’s like something every guy in the pit stop will tote around to fix race cars, and we don’t mind getting one too! Each loot box, in fact, was full of tasty treats perfect for sharing!
Young Dynn was absolutely adorable in his red race car driver suit, sitting in his Ferrari. We’re betting that it’s just a matter of time before he’s driving in a real one! Happiest birthday, our future racetrack superstar!
Suppliers who made it all happen:
Venue Styling: LIPS Events Services The Party Specialists // Host: Aj Prietos // Magician : Leven Barrientos // Photographer: Karen Poyogao // Video: JDV production // Cake and pastries: The Cake Room