Happy Harvest Party

Host a harvest party with silly scarecrows, sweet apples, beautiful leaves, pumpkins in all shapes and sizes …what more do you need for a fabulous kids party?

The season provides you with everything you need to set the stage for this party with color, props and creative displays.

  • Surround your entryway  with cornstalks and add some around the party area as well.
  • Haystacks make fabulous decor and can double as a bench.
  • Combine fall leaves, apples, nuts, and gourds for a table runner.
  • Potted mums add a splash of color too.
  • Fill bushels with a variety apples.
  • Tie cornstalks to the backs of table chairs.
  • Tie gingham ribbon around canning jars for festive drinking glasses.

Harvest Party Games and Fun

  • Give your guests straw hats and bandanas as they arrive.
  • Roll a pumpkin relay race
  • Bobbing for apples
  • Race to fill a scarecrow
  • Play penny in a haystack.
  • Go on a hayride
  • Photo party favors using the party decorations as props.
  • Guess how many nuts are in a mason jar
  • Kid-friendly face painting
  • Paint gourds or mini pumpkins
  • Wheel barrow races
  • “Hot potato” with a pumpkin
  • Play the Farmer In the Dell (younger kids)
  • Make bird feeders to take home

Harvest Party  Menu Ideas

  • Apple cider donuts
  • Pumpkin muffins
  • Apple cider served in canning jars
  • Apple cake
  • Cookie cutter sandwiches shaped like pumpkins
  • Fall colored cupcake liners filled with nuts and dried fruit
  • Apples with a “healthier” caramel dip or other apple recipe
  • Pumpkin roll
  • Warm soup and grilled cheese

Have Fun!

About The Author

Kit Bennett
Kit Bennett is a celebration and play expert who believes that sprinkles, pom-poms, pipe cleaners and wiggle eyes make the world a brighter place. She’s the founder of AmazingMoms.com and KidsParties 1-2-3 where she makes planning a party for kids as easy as 1,2,3! Her inspiration comes from her four children, two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews whom she loves BIG, BIG, BIG!

One Response to Happy Harvest Party

  1. Bailey says:

    There are some great ideas here, thanks and Happy Halloween!