Encanto Themed Birthday Party for Alma

I absolutely love planning birthday parties for my granddaughters! (Don’t tell them, but I think I have just as much fun putting them together as they do enjoying them!) This year, my granddaughter Alma fell under the spell of Disney’s Encanto’s magical world. It’s such a special film, all about beauty, miracles, and family. And of course, there’s the music (who hasn’t had ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ on repeat?) So, of course, when Alma turned four and asked for an Encanto themed birthday party, I made it happen. (Parties are, after all, my magical gift!) We may not all talk about Bruno… but we all talk about Alma!

We wanted to create a backyard version of Encanto’s sentient casita, with bright colors, balloons, flowers, and lots of delicious treats. Isabela is Alma’s favorite character in the film, so we also made sure to include lots of bright, oversize flowers throughout. When guests arrived at the Encanto themed birthday party, they walked through and colorful balloon arch, decorated with paper blooms and pictures of Madrigal family characters. It truly felt like you were entering the enchanted world of the film.

Beyond the grand entrance, guests found a larger balloon backdrop (perfect for photos), customized slide and ball pit, and a marquee and lounge area. We kept the tent and the furnishings neutral so that all the colors of the décor would really pop.

Sweet treats are always one of the highlights of any birthday party. We had a cart with ice creams in four different flavors with a choice of toppings like sprinkles, oreos, and crushed waffle cones. We also had churros and, of course, an Encanto-themed cake!

To keep everyone busy, Little Artist Party was on the scene. The kids made flower headbands, stuffed toy donkeys and cheetahs, and enjoyed the Slime-A-Palooza Experience. And, of course, all the kids went home with a colorful goody bag!

This Encanto themed birthday party was was such a magical, fun day – one we’ll remember as a family for years to come. Happy Birthday, Alma!


Planner: Mindy Weiss Party Consultants | Photography: John and Joseph Photography