Coed baby shower on your mind?
Baby showers are a great way to celebrate the new addition that’s about to join your family, but sometimes you want to make sure the dad-to-be gets to celebrate just as much as the mom-to-be. That’s why a co-ed baby shower may be the best idea.
It’s also less formal than a traditional baby shower and likely more fun!
In this post, we share 13 co-ed baby shower ideas that are sure to make your baby shower a huge hit.
The Best Summer Co ed Baby Shower Ideas
Coed Baby Shower Invitations
1. Break Out the Grill
Parents.com says forget that dainty shower fare and try something a little heartier. A BBQ is the perfect way to enjoy the summer and celebrate with the favorite men and women in your life.
You can find a cute baby BBQ invitation here on Etsy.
2. Get a Male Host
Beau Coup suggests asking a male friend to host the baby shower, that way you can make sure the men stay just as involved in the baby shower as the women.
3. Don’t Forget the Beer
Beer is something everyone can get behind, whether you’re a man or a woman. Momtastic suggests a beer-themed co-ed baby shower to make sure everyone is excited to attend.
You can even make it beer-themed with centerpieces that you can find here on Etsy.
To ensure that everyone is able to drink their favorite type of beer, you can either ask people to bring their own or simply let you know what flavor is their favorite so that you can pick up a variety of beers that you know your guests will like.
Coed Baby Shower Favors
4. Gender Neutral Party Favors
It’s important to remember all of your guests from the start to the finish of the party and that includes the party favors.
If you’re going with the beer theme, then these beer cozies here on Etsy are a pretty good call.
This is an especially fun idea because you can get anything you want printed on the cozies so that they match the theme of your party.
Coed Baby Shower Games
5. Partner Games
If you’re going to play games at the coed baby shower, make sure they’re going to be fun for everyone. A baby bottle chug is something that’s fun for everyone. While blogger Kate Aspen suggests that you keep it simple with a game of cornhole.
You can get special bags just for the shower right here on Etsy.
Depending on the weather, you can plan on having most of the games indoors, outdoors, or a combination of both. No matter which games you decide to play, you can be sure that the guests have a blast and that you make this a baby shower to remember.
Ideas for hosting a coed baby shower
6. Baby Pool
The Punch Bowl makes the point that men love their fantasy football pools so why not make a baby pool. Bet on the weight, length, whatever suits you.
You can find a great baby pool chart here on Etsy.
Co ed Baby Shower Themes
7. Camping-Themed Baby Shower
If you’re looking for a no frills shower that everyone can enjoy, try a camping theme. Pop Sugar gives you some great ideas for how.
Because woodland themes and camping-style themes are popular right now, this means it should be fairly easy to find a variety of decorations that match these outdoor themes.
8. Baseball Themed Baby Shower
Help everyone get behind the home team with this baseball-themed baby shower. Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams shows you how. Plus, this way you can serve beer without going all the way into a beer-themed baby shower.
Even better, you can get some really cute baseball themed baby shower items here on Etsy.
Plus, this gives you an excuse to serve a variety of snacks like peanuts, chocolate, and other baseball-themed snacks and treats that most people love.
9. Beach Themed Baby Shower
This one may be a little more girly than you want to go, but a beach themed baby shower can be fun for everyone Taylor Bradford shows you how to do the interior. May I suggest volleyball or Frisbee for the outdoor guests?
You can find some baby shower themed merchandise here on Etsy.
10. Baby Shower Brunch
This might be a little fancier than you want to go, but as A Pinch of Lovely shows, a brunch with friends may be the best way to celebrate the new bundle of joy that’s about to join your family. Guy or girl, everybody can get behind brunch!
You can find some cute, gender-neutral, invitations here on Etsy.
11. Distillery Baby Shower
If you’re looking for a venue inspired baby shower, look no further than your local brewery or distillery. As Peer Space shows, just because the mom-to-be can’t drink, doesn’t mean that everyone else can’t have a good time.
Plus, then you can get some really cool baby shower favors like these here on Etsy.
12. Vintage County Fair
Registry Finder suggests a vintage county fair theme for your baby shower. What better way to attract both your girl and guy friends than to serve up fair food like corndogs, buttered corn, and watermelon.
And if you want pictures to remember, you can find some county fair photo props here on Etsy.
Coed Baby Shower Food
13. Taco Party
The Wedding Chicks suggests this for a bridal shower, but honestly, it works just as well for a baby shower. Not only can you have a margarita bar, but tacos mean you have a little bit of something for everyone.
If you need some cute signs for your taco bar, you can find them here on Etsy.
What are your best Co ed baby shower ideas?
Do you have any great co-ed baby shower ideas that we didn’t cover in this post? Feel free to let us know in the comments below! We love to hear new ideas.
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