The Best Bridal Shower Themes for 2021 - K & B Bridals

Today, we’re talking all about bridal shower themes that are perfect for 2021! It can be challenging to plan a bridal shower, because there are typically people of all ages and personality types attending. How can you choose something that appeals to everyone? We’re here to help!

2021 Bridal Shower Themes

Here are some excellent ideas for 2021 bridal shower themes! There is something for everyone on this list, so be sure to check them all out!

Tea Party

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Who doesn’t love a tea party?! If you have a bride who loves all things floral and dainty, then a tea party themed bridal shower would be perfect for her.

To pull this off, you can collect mismatched china from thrift stores! Serve a variety of teas, scones, and finger sandwiches for a true tea party experience.

Dressed in White

The day where the bride will be wearing white is coming up so soon! Why not throw a bridal shower where everyone wears white?

This can be such a fun bridal shower idea because everyone will have fun choosing their outfits. They will also truly feel like they’re celebrating the bride! Plus, having everyone wear white makes for some excellent photos.

Disney

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Do you have a bride that absolutely loves all things Disney? Throw them a Disney-themed bridal shower! There are plenty of ways to do this without making it feel like a kid’s birthday party, too.

Have your baker make the cake, cupcakes, or cake pops with some cute Minnie ears. You can have fun signs all around the shower, like one that says “we finish each other’s… sandwiches” by the sandwich table! The possibilities are endless with a Disney-themed bridal shower.

Glam Slumber Party

Remember how fun sleepovers were when you were a kid? Bring back that fun by throwing an adult version for a bridal shower! You can all wear matching pajamas, watch a movie (Bridesmaids, anyone?), and order pizza! This is perfect for a laidback bride who doesn’t want anything big for her shower.

If you love this idea but want to make it a little more extravagant, rent out a suite at a hotel & spa! Besides, this lets you avoid having to clean everything up the next day!

Coastal

Let’s go to the beach, each! A coastal or beach-themed bridal shower gives you endless possibilities. You can take more of a simple/fun route with this and add in pool floaties, sunglasses, and seashells. Or you can make it more luxurious by having drinks in coconuts, acai bowls, and more.

It all depends on the bride’s personality, but if she loves the beach (or is having a beach or destination wedding) then this would be the perfect choice!

Nautical

A nautical theme is also a great way to go for a bride who loves the water. This isn’t to be confused with a coastal/beach theme, though!

Nautical themes typically include darker shades of blue, rope accents, and anchors. You can put together a nautical-themed playlist and make a DIY photo booth — don’t forget the sailor’s hats!

Brunch

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Brunch has been a very popular wedding shower theme in recent years. Breakfast food, champagne, and mimosas… who wouldn’t love this?! You can include a full mimosa station and breakfast bar that everyone will be sure to be going back to for seconds and thirds!

Black Tie Affair

Have a bride that loves to dress to the nines? Throw a black-tie affair for her bridal shower! This is an excellent theme if you’re able to rent out a ballroom or a room in an upscale restaurant. Everyone can get dressed up in their fanciest outfits… you can even create a “red carpet” photo booth!

Need decoration ideas? Anything with sparkle and glitter will be perfect!

Joint Shower

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Who says that the shower has to be only for the bride? Many couples, especially in recent years, like to participate in all of the wedding activities together. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with this, especially considering that both people are getting married! Consider hosting a shower for both of the to-be weds if you know that they like to do everything together.

Roaring 20’s

Having a 1920’s-themed bridal shower is perfect now that we’re in the 2020’s! This can be such a fun theme that you can go all out with a Great Gatsby theme.

For a fun twist, serve some classic Prohibition-era drinks! These could include Gin Rickeys and Sidecars.

Love is Sweet

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Have a “Love is Sweet”-themed bridal shower and go all out with some candy and sweets! This is perfect for the bride with a huge sweet tooth. This theme also gives you the perfect opportunity to go all out with bright, fun, colorful decorations!

Have a dessert bar — and don’t forget the sugar-free candy for those who need it! Get customized M&M’s that include the bride’s face, the bride’s name and wedding date, etc.

Country Chic

Have a bride who loves all things country? Theme the bridal shower around those things!

Having a country chic theme lets you pull from those rustic and southern elements that she loves, while also keeping it classy and elegant. Don’t forget the sweet tea! You could even have it catered by Chick-Fil-A.

Luau

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A Hawaiian luau is such a fun bridal shower theme, especially if the bride loves all things beach-y! This is a timeless theme that everyone will be sure to love.

Don’t forget to hand out leis as they walk through the door, and serve up some piña coladas!

Boho

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Boho has been quite a popular theme for quite some time now, and we don’t see it going away anytime soon. This is perfect for whimsical brides… and if they are having a boho-themed wedding, then you know that they will love a boho shower!

A boho theme is perfect for those who want to keep the shower in a backyard. This gives you an earthy experience that is crucial to a boho theme! Don’t forget the rugs and fairy lights.

French Elegance

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Finally, French Elegance is one of the bridal shower themes that is perfect for the girl who is constantly dreaming of Paris. Besides, it is the city of love!

Be sure to incorporate the Eiffel Tower into your decorations. And don’t forget the cheese, pastries, and wine!