Throw a Big-Top Bash for Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah!

Carnival Ticket Booth

Carnival and circus themes are fantastic for bar and bat mitzvahs because they incorporate so many elements that you want to have at your party – delicious food, fun games, and vibrant and colorful decor. They also provide an all-around atmosphere of fun and a place for people to enjoy themselves.

 

Give your guests a heads-up of your event with this vintage carnival lottery ticket save-the-date card available on Etsy:

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This invitation is also available on Etsy:

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Linzi Events designed this old-time carnival invitation:

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Check out the great popcorn rsvp card.

Use custom postage to coordinate with your invitations, like these stamps available from Zazzle:

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These carnival-themed escort cards are available on Etsy:

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Set them up in a “ticket booth” like this one featured on Hostess With the Mostess:

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Name your tables after carnival rides and attractions such as “Merry Go Round,” “Ferris Wheel,” and “Bumper Cars,” like on these escort cards from Creative Invitations:

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Check out this great carnival-themed decor from Linzi Events:

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Provide games for your guests and a variety of entertainers, like at this bat mitzvah featured on Hostess With the Mostess:

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Have a juggler walk among your guests, or set up a fortune teller for your guests’ entertainment.

These fun signs used to direct guests to various activities were designed by Parties NV:

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This centerpiece featured on WeddingBee contains individually wrapped bags of different candies:

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For food, offer a “concession stand” with popcorn, cotton candy, and hot pretzels. Use personalized popcorn boxes like these from Etsy:

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This concession stand is available from Shindigz:

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This pretzel bar was featured on Wedding Bells:

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Companies such as Perfect Party Rentals rent out all kinds of food carts – pretzel and hot dog stands, sno-cone machines, and funnel cake and cotton candy carts:

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For dessert, here is a fabulous cake from the Pink Cake Box:

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Check out these great carnival cake pops from Sweet Luna Desserts:

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Offer your guests a festive rainbow-hued candy buffet like this one from Candy Warehouse:

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For instructions to build your own candy display, see Step by Step: Create Your Own Carnival or Circus Theme Candy Buffet. We list the types of candy, containers and accessories that you will need, as well as links to sources.

Have a fun sign-in board like this one from Parties by Debi:

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These cute circus-themed and old-fashioned carnival favor boxes are available on Etsy:

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Send your guests home with personalized chocolate lollipops like these from Shindigz:

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You can also give them individually-wrapped cookies like these from Etsy:

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For more ideas check out our Pinterest board for Carnival and Circus Theme Bar and Bat Mitzvah Ideas.

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