25 Fun Unicorn Party Ideas on a Budget

Whimsical, colorful, and unreal unicorn party ideas on a budget for your next celebration setup!

Unicorns are a theme that is really easy to pull off with minimum effort. All you need is plenty of pastel colors, glitter, and a few horns. Not sure how to make it happen, we have sorted out the best budget-friendly ideas that will guarantee you great success and happy kids around without breaking your bank.

In all shapes and sizes, in food, decorations, and glitter sprinkled everywhere, unicorns will turn your party into an astonishing and marvelous experience your little ones will remember for longer!

Let the fantasy run wild and get creative to plan a party with capital P, because “It’s going to be a rainbows and unicorns kind of day”

Below are some of our favorite picks, and remember: Happiness is believing in unicorns!

How Do You Throw a Unicorn Theme Party?

  • Decide on a theme – If you want to make your party one of the best parties ever, you should choose a theme that is fun and easy to plan. You can focus on several sub-themes with unicorns. Ice-cream unicorn party, make-up or SPA unicorn party, sleepover unicorn party, pool party, etc.
  • Decorations – Pick out decorations and supplies based on your theme. This can include streamers and balloons in different pastel colors, unique plates, party favors, and more! You can opt to DIY your decor, which can be a fun activity between you and your kid. However, if you want to save some time, you could also easily get your hands on decorations online or at a store near you.
  • Prepare Games – Put together an activity list for the kids and parents who will attend. Have an itinerary mapped out – this way your guests will be entertained and you won’t be stressed out.

Unicorn Party Food Ideas: No matter the theme of your party, food is always an essential part of a great celebration. But the unicorn party food will mesmerize you with delightful and delicious colors and tastes.

  • Unicorn Marshmallow Popcorn
  • Unicorn Banana Bread
  • Pretzel Unicorn Horns
  • Unicorn Ice Cream
  • Unicorn Poop Meringues
  • Unicorn Yogurt Pops
  • Unicorn Fudge
  • Fresh Fruit Platters and Skewers

Unicorn Party Decoration Ideas: Including DIYs in your unicorn party is a wonderful way to involve your little ones in the preparation process, but also is a great way to cut off from your budget.

Here are some adorable and same time simple unicorn party ideas on a budget for decoration:

  • 3D Paper Unicorn Decoration
  • DIY Unicorn Horns
  • DIY Unicorn Dreamcatchers
  • DIY Unicorn Banner
  • DIY Unicorn Party Favors Bags
  • Unicorn Flower Backdrop
  • Tull Table Skirt
  • Unicorn Party Pinata

Fun Unicorn Party Ideas on a Budget

1. Unicorn Cake

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You have probably seen a hundred variations of this case. Once you bought the horn and ears, all you need is some basic piping skills and food coloring. The rest is piece of cake, literally. The recipe is available here.

2. The Right Outfit

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No birthday party is complete without a proper party outfit. Any colorful princess dress will do the job and all you need to add is a pretty unicorn headband.

3. Unicorn Hot Chocolate

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This is even sinful to look at. If you fancy, make them for adults, not kids. Nobody will complain. Recipe here.

4. Unicorn Balloons

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Balloons and more balloons. Get crazy with the colors, the theme is unicorns! You can get most of your unicorn party needs covered in a place like partyfairy.com.

5. Unicorn Party Props

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Play a little dress-up at the party with a few basic props.

6. Unicorn Chocolate Bark

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A sweet treat to serve at your party? There is nothing easier than making this unicorn chocolate bark. Recipe here.

7. Unicorn Party Favors

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Simple DIY party favors your guest will adore!

8. Feature Wall

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Each party needs a centerpiece that will wow the guests. These wall stickers are a super easy way to create a beautiful background for your food table and cake.

9. Unicorn Cupcakes

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Add a bit of food coloring to your cupcake filling and voila! You just made unicorn cupcakes!

10. Unicorn Cotton Candy Mocktail

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A bit of adult fun for kids. These mocktails are made from cotton candy – perfect for toasting to the birthday girl or boy. Recipe here.

11. Unicorn Popcorn

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Recipe here.

12. Unicorn Balloon Arch

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A beautiful and effective way to add more personality to your party. Choose balloons in similar and complementary shades.

13. Unicorn Cheesecake Dip

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Fancy getting the kids to eat something a bit healthier? Make this cheesecake dip and add a few fresh veggies.

14. Unicorn Balloons

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As pretty as they get, unicorn balloons are a must-have for your party.

15. Unicorn Craft Activities

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Get the kids busy and prepare some DIY activities to get the fun started. Get inspired in this post here.

16. Room Setting

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Turn the venue into a little wonderland thanks to a mix of garlands and balloons, creating a beautiful depth and coziness in the room.

17. Unicorn Shake Bar

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Rose gold-colored shake bar to keep the little ones hydrated. Inspiration from here.

18. Unicorn Toast

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Birthday breakfast? Recipe here.

19. Mini Unicorn Pinata

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20. Welcome Stand

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A beautiful welcome to the party display with multi-colored balloons and cakes.

21. Unicorn Slumber Party

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Something a bit more original – a unicorn-inspired slumber party complete with unicorn pillows and fairy lights. Little girls’ dreams come true.

22. Unicorn Headbands

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23. Unicorn Noodles

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A bit of fun for adults too – if you don’t want to serve traditional party food, these unicorn noodles are the perfect alternative. Recipe here.

24. Unicorn Macarons

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You can make them or order some from partyfairy.com.

25. Unicorn Milkshakes

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Did you know you can make unicorn milkshakes? We didn’t either. Until now. More here.

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Julie is a Staff Writer at momooze.com. She has been working in publishing houses before joining the editorial team at momooze. Julie's love and passion are topics around beauty, lifestyle, hair and nails.