Beach Themed Bridal Shower Ideas

The relaxing tranquility of a beach is always inspiration for a bridal shower. Whether the wedding is happening at a tropical location or not, a beach theme bridal shower will transport all of the guests to the sea. From the sand to the sea shells to the ocean’s beautiful creatures, there’s lots of ideas from the beach that can be used in your décor, favors, and food menu.

If you’re getting your research done on what to plan for a beach themed bridal shower, here’s a few ideas that you must include as you plan the big event.  


  • Bring the Beach to Your Bridal Shower

    There are many different ways you can go about decorating for a bridal shower. Be sure to have beach must-haves including sand, sea shells, decorative items in blues and whites to resemble the ocean, and plenty of glassware that symbolizes the sea. Here's a few beach decor ideas you can use in your event.

  • Swimsuit Cookies as Favors

    When giving out bridal shower favors, most people are opting for the edible kind. Cookies are a popular choice as they are easy to pack up as a favor and gives the guest a sweet treat enjoy after the bridal shower. These swimsuit cookies from Pink Little Cake make for the perfect beach theme favor with a playful feel to it in adorable vintage swimsuit shapes. 

  • A Summery Cake With Flip Flops

    Cakes have become to realistic looking that it’s hard to believe this bridal shower cake’s flip flops are not real! Bake an epic cake like this one featured here with sand and flip flops.

  • Simple Yet Elegant Centerpieces

    Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest. Instead of trying to arrange for bigger and more complicated centerpieces, we like the idea of filling a glass dish with sea shells for a summery centerpiece at your shower.

  • Give Guests a Message in a Bottle

    There's something romantic about the old notion of a message in a bottle like featured here. Giving them as favors at your beach bridal shower filled with ingredients for a cake is a sweet favor idea. 

  • Using Starfish in Your DIY Party Decor

    Starfishes are one of the most common themes from beach inspired decor. They can be used in a variety of ways in your decorations. Either set them with a name card at each seat at the table, or create these fun mason jar centerpieces

  • Seashells, Pears, Starfish and More!

    If cupcakes are the bride's preference, bake a batch or two of her favorite flavored cupcakes and decorate with the some of the beach's best like featured here on Bella Cupcakes. From pearls to flip flops, get creative with your cupcake decorating to match the look of the shower. 

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