Sweet Sixteen Themes Board

Welcome to our latest and greatest sweet sixteen themes board. Here you will find countless and creative sweet 16 party ideas that will blow your mind! The majority of themes on this page have been submitted in to us by teens like yourselves who have had great parties and ideas!

Here you will find the awesome kinds of sweet 16 party themes that your guests will talk about for ages.

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These are the kinds of parties that will make your guests ask you for party idea advice! They will want to throw a arty as fun and creative as yours and will likely remember your milestone. 

Sweet sixteen themes can vary between party size, style, and interest. Coming up with hot new themes of your own from using our sweet 16 party themes is also great! You will find ideas for various themes, from glam and chic to dress up and creep!

Themes really depend on a lot of choices. The main two are... how much money do you want to spend on this party? And What are your interests? Other circumstances may include: what do you do for fun, what type of people do you hang out with? Where will this party take place?

It really isn't hard to come up with that perfect theme. Even when you like two party themes and you are torn between them, why not get creative and combine the two themes into one big cool and unique party!

Check out these cool new themes, and try out our new survey to help us out!

Popular Headache Free Sweet Sixteen Themes

1. Dining Out:

This is one of the easiest party ideas you can have. If you are planning a small party, this can be an easy idea for a busy lifestyle.

2. Spa Slumber Party:

Have a few of the girls over for manicures, pedicures, facials, and snacks! Put on a movie afterward and enjoy a slumber party with the girls.


3. Backyard Campout:

Lay under the stars with your friends at your backyard campout. You can use glow in the dark decorations and ask someone to grill some burgers for your guests.


4. Adventurous Girls Sweet Sixteen Party Theme

A sweet sixteen party theme should be full of fun and what you are interested in. If adventure is the key to your happiness, you will definitely find some great sweet 16 party themes here.

By votes from thousands of teens, we have discovered the most popular ideas for a party. These include:

 * Dance Party/ Glow/ Neon

* Princess/ Fashion and Glam

* Casual/ Color/ Activity Theme

* Formal Ball

The Dance/ Glow In The Dark and Neon Party votes were outstanding!


We need to hear your thoughts on this! Click HERE To Submit Your Own Sweet Sixteen Themes Now!.

Share your ideas on these themes, and if you think there are cooler themes out there, tell us about them! The hype is huge for these themes; so more dance, glow and neon ideas will definitely be out shortly.

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Sweet and Wild 
A sweet and Wild Sweet 16 birthday Party is a fun mix of wild, with animal prints, and the sweet side of sweet sixteen. In a sweet and wild mixed …

Fall Theme Sweet 16 
My 16th birthday will be October 13. I live in the South, and I'm having a big family party. Were having a pig picking, and for people who don't know …

A little bit different? 
Hey my names Lesleyann and I am having a party for my 16th. I want something special as I have a twin brother and this might actually be the year …

Marching Band :) 
For the true-to-heart band nerd. I was planning on having this theme or something of the sort. I was gonna have plumes for centerpieces (plumes are the …

Summer Party Theme  
Should I have a Summer Theme? Should I tell my guests to wear bathing suits or is that to much skin? Or cute enough? I need ideas my birthday is …

Under the stars in Paris 
So my party is in about six months!! This is what I have so far... My friend and I want to have our party together so I liked under the stars and …

Winter Wonderland 
I have started my own events company. One of the parties I was most proud of that cost me virtually NOTHING and is STILL talked about was a Winter Wonderland …

Neon Carnival Sweet 16 
The theme Neon Carnival is a very Funky and fun idea! on the tables were metal frames in the form of an street cone with neon feathers that are pink, yellow, …

Zombie Land of Terror 
The main entrance.... Coffin carried by zombies with fog around them... boo!!! the birthday girl pops out and thriller is danced.. It was so …

Cupcake Themed Sweet 16 
Hi, my sweet 16 is next year, but I like to think ahead. I might do a cupcake theme, and I don't know what drinks to have at the party that would match …

Odd-Bod Sweet 16 
The Odd Bod theme is a cool sweet 16 party idea. I am going to do it for my party, it involves wearing a very uncoordinated dress. You may want …

Limo & Hotel Sweet 16 Celebration 
Okay, I'm turning 16 on April 8. I'm so excited about it. I just have no clue what to do for my party. I want it to be fun but not to expensive …

Candy & Jungle Dance In Wonderland Theme 
Hi, can I mix the candy theme with the Jungle dance wonderland theme? If so, can you tell me how I can do it and what kind of decorations. In Alice …

Nicki Minaj/ Barbie 
My daughter wants her theme to her party to be Nicki Minaj/Barbie... Can someone please help me out with some ideas? She wants to use the Chinese boxes …

a night under the stars 
my birthday is in about 5 months and i want a sweet 16 but my mom isnt all for them and i cant spend to much money like basically none but i want a differnt …

Sweet 16 Pink & Diamonds 
My Birthday Is In The Beginning Of Decemeber! What Would Be A Good Theme For My Party? Would Pink & Diamonds Be A Good One?

party theme with blue and green 
umm my favorite colors are blue and green so what should my theme be?

elegant theme 
i am planning a sweet sixteen and i am stuck on a theme, can you please help? can you recommend elegant themes besides princess?

Around the World 
Each table of the party was designed to represent a different culture. Raning from Asian influence to European cuisease. Some of the dancers and servers …

hello kitty theme 
you can wear thiings hello kitty would wear with the bow, and give away hello kitty stuff

Masquerade Sweet 16 Party Theme 
This sweet 16 party theme is simple and nice. Highly recommended!

~MAD HATTER PARTY!!!!~ 
Every 15 YO girl wants a complete special and unique and DIFFERENT Sweet 16 party. You do research, make a poll, ask personally, and nothing comes …

Outside/Bonfire Sweet 16 Party Games and Activities????? 
Okay, I am turning 16 and i wanted to have a party outside with a bon fire, and have a barbeque, ect. It will probably be in either February, or March. …

Tight And Bright 
only let people into your party who are wearing tight and bright coloured clothing.. ie.. pink spendex shorts orange glow in the dark sandals and a yellow …

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don't really have one... But something that has the colors HOT PINK and LIME GREEN 
My daughter will be turning 16 this year in November and I want to give her a big sweet 16 since she didn't want a quince... Her favorite color's are …

paris 
any ideas on sweet sixteen in paris?

Circus theme 
decorate in red and blue. have acrobats, ringmasters, you know a CIRCUS!

Bring A Pet Party 
WE ALL BROUGHT PETS TO THE PARTY AND THERE WERE THINGS LAID OUT FOR THE ANIMALS TO EAT AND PLAY WITH. PEOPLE HAD GOODIE BAGS WITH LIKE COOKIES FILLED …

Horror Party 
I once went to a horror party that was really cool. The girl who hosted the party was really into horror movies and sort of into the Gothic style (not …

Fairies! 
All of the party guests must dress as fairies (or elves). Best outfit gets a prize. Fairy cakes! Fairy lights! Fairy dust!(Glitter) and a bouncy castle …

Decades Theme Party! 
Depending on what you are interested in you can either assign a different decade to each grade of people that will be attending your sweet 16. For …

BARBiE tHEME 
i WANT MY THEME TO BE A BARBIE THEME ,i WANt tO COME OUt iN A BiG bOX StANDiNG W. A bOy BARBiE ND HAVE 5 OTHER BARBIE COUPLES IN THE BOX WITH ME . …

Egyptian Runway Theme 
So for my sweet 16 birthday celebration, my party theme will be an Egyptian Runway... I need some ideas....as well as how much does it cost to order …

ABC Party 
Anything But Clothes Party. Your guest have to make costumes out of things such as cardbaord, bubble wrap, old flags, shower curtians, foil, table clothes, …

old hollywood 
hung posters of marilyn Monroe and James dean, rat pack lots of balloons and boas food theme was Chinese and favors were Chinese takeout boxes with …

Aeropostale (A87) Party 
Everyone wears either a whole Aeropostale outfit or just shirt or jeans. Have alot of fun festive flirting colors and glow in the dark sticks. a …

dance/formal Not rated yet
my amazing idea for this party is everyone dresses up very nicely & formal. The girls can wear like party dresses or something cute and nice for …

Zebra & Princess Theme (:  Not rated yet
My party is being held at a Mexican church, I'm showing up in a limo with friends & family. i'm cutting a hot pink ribbon to get in. I'm entering …

rainbow/glow in the dark Not rated yet
My friends would be invited in pairs(couples). This is more of a summer theme so the party would start around 3 to 4. Every couple would choose a …

The Last Fairy Tale, but with a Dark Twist! Not rated yet
My party hasn't happened yet, but it's already planned perfectly... My theme is a Fairy Tale, but with a Dark Twist. Why? The " Fairy Tale " represents …

Video Game Theme Sweet 16 Not rated yet
Help! My daughter wants a Video Game themed Sweet 16. My daughter will be turning 16 this July and she is not really into dressing up and all of the …

Rock n' Roll Not rated yet
Its an all day deal! First rent a limo to pick up her and all of her friends in a limo at their houses and take them to lunch and shopping and then when …

mardi gras/beach party  Not rated yet
You can put out a pool in your yard somewhere. Then put out tables near the pool area. For punch ,and or soda any flavor,also for presents,cups,plates …

Angel and Devil theme Not rated yet
The decorations can be in white,red,silver and black. The guests should arrive in these colors 2. The invitations can be on a halo or a devil head/ …

IM LOOKING FOR SOME HELP  Not rated yet
I've been looking forward to my sweet 16 for quite some time and now its time for me to start the planning! :D but there is a catch I'm so lost on a theme! …

Rocker Theme Not rated yet
This is a good theme if you love rock music or have a gothic/emo personality like me. The music should me something electric like Blood on the dancefloor …

Red Carpet Theme Not rated yet
So the birthday girl/boy arrives in a limo and the guest treat them like royalty. Inside can be like a club scene except no drinks, oh and you would …

Halloween Masquecrade Ball/Dance Not rated yet
This would be a relaxed formal party, where everyone wears a mask. By relaxed formal I mean the boys don't necessarily have to wear a suit/tux but …

Sing Off's Not rated yet
My favorite sweet 16 theme was the sing off's. It is a GREAT way to entertain each other and have some funny fun. Even if you can't sing it's a great …

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something in pink, need help NOW Not rated yet
I really need help, my sweet 16 is in March 3 months from now. and I still haven't find a theme for my party. But I have bought my dress its dark-green …

Black and white/Beach party Not rated yet
Hi. I am turning 16 a week before christmas, but I don't really have a theme and don't know how to develop my ideas. I'm on a really tight budget, so …

Haunted sweet 16 Not rated yet
My daughter turns 16 in October so she wanted to turn a local dance hall into a graveyard theme. People are coming in costume with a dj, dancing …

Black and White/Candy Theme Sweet 16 Not rated yet
So I need ideas for my sweet 16. I was thinking of having everyone wear black and white and me to stand out in a pink or green dress. But I also …

Garden Theme Sweet 16 Not rated yet
Hello. My birthday is in September (19th) and well... I really want a garden theme, but what we could do... I've been so busy with other things and I just …

TweetyBird Theme Not rated yet
For the birthday girl, she should wear a yellow dress. The Court or Vip should wear orange dresses. Give out Tweety Bird invitations to the guests. …

Superhero Theme Not rated yet
If you're a girl who likes comics, or a tomboy (or have so many brothers who'll complain at a girly party) then you might just love this party. …

Themes I've Hosted, and Looking for Help Not rated yet
Okay, I really need some ideas for my sweet 16! For my 13th birthday party we had a scavenger hunt at the mall where we had a list of things to find with …

Formal Skating Party Not rated yet
Do you think that a formal skating party would be a good theme? I want to go to a roller rink but have the guests wear formal/semi-formal outfits. …

Summertime Fun Not rated yet
My Sweet 16 birthday is on June 25th, so for my birthday everyone is going to come over, and dance, and talk. We are going to be putting food out, …

A Camping Sweet 16...? Not rated yet
My Sweet 16's about a year from now, precisely in the Summer. CAMPING: I'm not the type of girl that wants all that "frill-y glitter-y" stuff, …

Sweet 16 Paint Party/ Carnival/ Yaught Not rated yet
Okay, so my sweet 16 is may 21st and I need a fun thing since it falls on a saturday. My best friend gave me an idea for her party and I loved it so …

Masquerade sweet 16 Not rated yet
Hi my name is Aaliyah. I'm 15 turning 16 May 17th. This party planning is a little harder then I thought. This is because there's just so much that …

My Own Wonderland! Not rated yet
I did an Alice in Wonderland theme for my 16 recently and it was cute. I had my party at a bounce house place , but i also had a party room for my …

Black Out Not rated yet
In this theme everyone must wear black except for the birthday girl, who wears a bright color. This way she stands out and it is really intensified …

Sweet Sixteen Disney Party Not rated yet
So my Sweet 16 is coming up and I have been planning since October. I know Disney sounds childish but isn't. The point of the party is to embrace your …

A Night under the stars Not rated yet
OK my party is in 6 months.i have my location indoors at a nice hall.My colors are dark blue and white.The balloons,table clothes and any other decoration …

A Night under the stars Not rated yet
OK my party is in 6 months.i have my location indoors at a nice hall.My colors are dark blue and white.The balloons,table clothes and any other decoration …

House Party Not rated yet
I am not able to decide the theme for my party. Actually i m planning the party in my house so i am really confused about the decorations and what to wear. …

Elegant Masquerade sweet 16  Not rated yet
What type of centerpieces and favors would fit this theme?

disco/ dj party Not rated yet
hi, my mum has booked the venue for my sweet 16th, and im having a disco/dj.. but i want to make it special and spectacular.. but im out of ideas. …

A Sweet 16 Costume Party? Not rated yet
I'm turning 16 this year and my mama's asking me what I would like to do and such! My birthday's October 28th so naturally I went with the idea of …

lime green light sweet sixteen Not rated yet
its is like black light party but it has green ligts instead of black!!!!!!!!!!

Summer masquerade with a cinderella story look Not rated yet
I want to have a sweet sixteen but in the summer. I want a combination of a winter and maquerade theme. I think it would look lovely like in Cindereella …

Chocolate party Not rated yet
Lots of browns and pinks, maybe blues. Chocolate fountains with various things for dipping. (such as fruits, cookies, marshmallows, ect.) its a sweet party …

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A night in vegas Not rated yet
Of course, my party is already being talked about and its six months from now. Everyone is having these big ideas about my party..someone even said that …

what the freak??? or WTF party Not rated yet
u can make this party your own especially if u hav not a clue of wat theme u lik or if u lik more than one theme...it gets peoples attention!!!...

Bollywood/ Indian Not rated yet
I'm going to have incense, and candles everywhere and play Indian music and my favorites, and the normal party stuff like streamers and stuff, i think …

Ghetto Princess Not rated yet
The theme colors are black, hot pink, bright blue, bright green, and bright orange. The boys wear black outfits and the girls wear a dress of any of the …

mardi gras  Not rated yet
a fun party for teens look it up kk

Famous Stars & Stripes Not rated yet
Be a famous star for the day. Wear something nice with stripes. Or wear you favorite Famous Stars, and stripes gear.

American Idol Theme Not rated yet
If you love music and want to try your luck on the show choose friends to be the judges and put on your best show. The winner gets crowd the party prince/ …

Polka Dot Party Not rated yet
For my sweet 16, I had a polka dot themed party. The decorations, plates, napkins and everything else either had polka dots on them or were round like …

Polka Dot Party Not rated yet
For my sweet 16, I had a polka dot themed party. The decorations, plates, napkins and everything else either had polka dots on them or were round like …

Super Geeky 16!!!! Not rated yet
This party is basically about everyone just showing up to the party in geek attire. For example, sort of like Urkel off of Family Matters. The suspenders, …

Alice In Wonderland Sweet 16! Not rated yet
This theme is easy to picture and fun to have, even the way you picture what it will look like in your own mind is different then every one elses. …

Canada's Next Top NON Model Not rated yet
Dress up like nerds or like boys and give awards for worst hair, clothes, and stuff.

Fun in the Sun!!! Not rated yet
Ok so i couldn't decide what theme to have for my sweet sixteenth... Hawaiian,Beach Babes,Fancy dress etc. so i decide to combine all my ideas! Sounds …

Find Your Party Not rated yet
So, the dealio is, the birthday girl, has clues to where her party is. And the party could be anywhere, restaurant, hotel, home... but she has no clue. …

rockstar and popstar Not rated yet
all thing u need to be a rock star and popstar stuff

Luau Carnival !  Not rated yet
entertainment- fire eaters, hula dancers etc. activities- play limbo have a hula hoop contest, have carnival games like balloon darts, milk bottle toss, …

glowing night club Not rated yet
so i am having a party and i want to put two ideas together. so i am doing a night club that glows! we are going to have black lights and glow sticks …

halloween Disney theme Not rated yet
This is definitely an idea if you are having only girls invited. Have each guest dress up (for my party, people dressed up as Disney characters). I …

Heaven Sent Not rated yet
Heaven sent is a beautiful themed party of silver midnight blue and sky blue colors. Having palm trees all around the room sprat painted midnight blue …

Suprise Costume Scavenger Hunt Party Not rated yet
We invited boys & girls and then went to gathering costumes for the kids to wear. We numbered the costumes and let each kid draw out a number. …

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