13th Birthday Party Ideas
For a Very Cool Party!


Cool 13th birthday party ideas for a party you will remember!


Coming up with 13th birthday party ideas can be pretty challenging. After all, you have a new teen that probably has a few ideas about how they want to celebrate this big occasion.




After all, how many times will you turn thirteen?

The key to having a really good party is to start with a plan.

You can plan a party around games, a place, the menu, an activity, a hobby, or a theme. We like themed party ideas because once you have the party theme the rest of the party will fall into place!

But if you're not interested in a theme, we have some other plans that are great for 13th birthday parties.

Teens are active and like to do stuff, especially when they are in a group! It's important to talk to your teen and see what ideas they have. Here are a few parties we have done that turned out great!


13th Birthday Party Ideas

  • Baking party - This won't be a good ideas if you have too many kids. Too many cooks in the kitchen and all that. But for a small group, this is a lot of fun! They can choose their favorite cookie and cake recipes and let them bake away!We put on some good music, and supervise the action, in case they need any help with the oven, measuring, timing etc.Be sure to have a variety of colors of icing and sprinkles to decorate with so they can come up with unique cookie decorating and cake decorating ideas.

  • Slumber party ideas -
  • Again, this is best with a small group and you don't want to invite boys to a girls party or girls to a boys party. Have your guests bring sleeping bags, pillows, and ideas for fun party ideas.

    It's important to have activities planned as well.

  • Movies
  • Games
  • Karaoke
  • Scavenger hunt ideas
  • Wii bowling
  • Crafts
  • Murder Mystery Games


  • Movie Night - We like a few movies for 13th birthday parties.


A young woman with a mysterious past lands in the small town of Southport, NC where she is forced to confront a secret that haunts her. We love this movie!

A young clownfish gets caught in a fisherman's net and his dad frantically searches for him with the help of a forgetful yet lovable fish named Dori. This is a must see!

Teens  thrown together by unforeseen circumstances and despite their differences, can't help but to fall in love. A feel good movie about young love.

Wishes do come true. Wishing to be a grown up, a thirteen year old girl experiences an exciting life as a 30 year old. We love this sassy, fun movie.

In this fulfilled comedy, Woody the cowboy doll becomes jealous when a new spaceman toy becomes the new favorite toy of a young boy. 


A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a baseball prodigy and his baseball team as they encounter several adventures including rival teams, lifeguards and a vicious dog in this amazing movie.

As a fan favorite, this story is about Elsa, a newly crowned queen who mistakenly uses her powers to cause an endless winter as her sister, Anna tries to help.

In this fun movie,  a substitute teacher turns a class into a band and they find that music is just what they need to find out who they are and what they are capable of accomplishing.

While visiting a summer resort with her family a young girl falls in love with the pro dance instructor who teaches her to dance. A feel good movie that is a must see.

Four girl friends share a pair of jeans that somehow fit them all perfectly as they each find there way through life. Sharing the pants gives them a bong that will last a lifetime. A heartwarming story of friendship.


  • Black-light party - this is one of the most popular 13th birthday party ideas and is easy too! Of course you need a blacklight and a room where there can be loud music and enough space to dance. You'll want some great music, and party food ideas and some fun friends ready to party!You can also have some fun accessories available as well.


  • Spa party ideas -
  • There is nothing more fun for thirteen year old girls than make-up and nail polish. This is for pure pampering. Doing hair & nails and laughing and listening to music.

    For a spa party you need:

  • Hair accessories
  • Curling irons
  • Dryers
  • Straighteners
  • Nail polish and any other beauty supplies you think might be needed.
  • Face creams


13th birthday party ideas should be fun and by using your imagination and getting a little creative, you can make themed party ideas your own! We have plenty of:




So plan the best 13th Birthday ever!



Want Some Help?

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We also like

How to Plan the Perfect Party - The Ultimate Guide To Party Planning!

It will help you plan the perfect party!

This e-book will help with:

  • Choosing a party theme that fits YOU!
  • Questions you need to consider when deciding on the location for your party.
  • Tips on hosting the perfect party even in cramped spaces!
  • Discover the importance of the invitation and the major essential aspects of any good party invitation.
  • The two rules you should live by when giving a party for teens, which main meal you can't go wrong with - and why.
  • The Art of creating more room.
  • Much, much more!

Downloadable Birthday Murder Mystery Party Kit


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