Lucky for You! Easy Ideas for a St. Patrick’s Day Baby Shower

As with any holiday-themed celebration, a St. Patrick’s Day inspired baby shower has a whole pot o’ gold of party products and printables to choose from all ready to use! Just shop online or at your favorite party or crafts store, and you’re all set for shower prep.

We wanted to make your setup a snap, though. So we chose 6 of the easiest essentials for you to fete the mom-to-be and her expected “lad or lass” with the help of some leprechaun luck! From ready-made invites to DIY decorations and game ideas, plus recipes for a shower cake, drinks, and dessert.

6 Baby Shower Basics with Irish Charm

Let guests know they are the lucky ones! Send out fill-in A Lucky Charm is On the Way baby shower invitations (1) to share the happy news. Or you can DIY your own invites using this set of assorted shamrock cutouts (2). Then, use the rest to make St. Patrick’s Day party garlands or table accessories like napkin rings or drink stirrers! Both the invitations and the shamrock decorations we found on Amazon.St. Patrick's Day Baby Shower Party Planning Ideas
For a unique baby shower activity, you’ll love this idea of a Treasure Hunt (3) from Honeycomb Events & Design, featured on Celebrations At Home. The clue cards are so elegantly displayed on mossy topiaries—this would be lovely inspiration for a table centerpiece or a party welcome display, too.

For a light shower menu, you can keep things sweet and simple. The star of course will be the baby shower cake—like this Peek-a-boo Cake (4) which would be perfect for a gender reveal. Just customize it to have green or yellow-gold candies hidden inside, using this great recipe and tips from Moore or Less Cooking.

Being mindful of Mom, serve Virgin Mojito Mocktails (5) like these from Mindful Mocktails—right on theme, garnished in green mint leaves and lime slices. And for an easy-to-serve dessert or take-home treat, prepare St. Patrick’s Day cake pops (6) as found on Inspiring Savings. How cute are they with gold chocolate coins added?

More Luck o’ the Irish Ideas!

If you decide to have a fuller menu, do check out our featured food and drinks ideas for an Irish-inspired tea party and a St. Patrick’s Day girls’ night in

Oh, we mustn’t forget the baby shower gifts for Mom! And favors for the guests, like framed Irish blessings for the home or themed treat bags filled with goodies.

Here’s wishing the sweetest Irish blessings on Mom and her little one. Have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day baby shower!