How to Plan Your Little Girl’s First Communion Celebration: Elegant + Easy Ideas

For such a meaningful occasion as your daughter’s First Communion, you’d want a celebration that’s both sweet and elegant, yet easy to put together. Here’s where we can help! We’ve gathered lovely ideas for decorations and table setting details in a spring-inspired palette of pink and green. Plus light and delicious dishes and desserts that are ideal for a brunch or lunch party menu – with recipes included, if you love to cook and bake! (*this post contains affiliate links)

Decorating Ideas for a First Communion Party in Pink and Green

Take inspiration from all the florals and greenery of spring for the party palette – from invitations to the tablescape to the cake and favors.
Decorating Ideas for a First Communion Party in Pink and Green

Let family members and friends know of this upcoming special occasion by sending out sweet and simple First Communion invitations in pink (1). Then, echo the religious sentiment in elegant decor elements, like this sparkly rhinestone cross topper (2) for the celebrant’s cake and a communion garland (5) wishing blessings on all.

For the party tables, have spring continue to set the tone with garden-inspired details. Think butterflies and flowers as the place setting inspiration (3), with porcelain keepsake eggs filled with sweets welcoming each guest, and make delightful DIY centerpieces using budget-friendly blooms in dainty tea cups (4). For the little lady First Communicant, craft chair decor with pink bows and strands of pearls (6).


1 – Invitation – via Shutterfly

2 – Cross cake topper – via Amazon

3 – Place settings & favors – Bellenza

4 – Tea cup centerpiece – Bellenza

5 – First Communion garland – via Amazon

6 – Celebrant’s chair decor – Bellenza

Communion Brunch or Lunch Menu Ideas

Since most First Communion ceremonies take place in the morning, you will most likely host  brunch or lunch afterwards. Come see the light and refreshing menu we suggest. (Note how our food picks are all “in color,” too, so they are as decorative as they are delicious!).

Communion Brunch or Lunch Menu Ideas

To start the meal, offer up these Pretty Pea Soup Cups (3) that certainly live up to their name, don’t you think? Plus, they are so handy to serve at a gathering like this.

For a flavorful main dish, prepare Grilled Chili and Coriander Salmon with Ginger Rice (4), accompanied by a creamy Bacon & Cheese Quiche (1) and a side of Spring Raspberry Salad (2).

To end the celebration on a sweet note, offer guests No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits (5) and delicate Spring Lime Tea Cookies (6). Include special Sweets Table (6) displaying treats all in pink as well!

Recipe sources:

1 – Bacon & Cheese Quiche – Pillsbury

2 – Spring Raspberry Salad – Betty Crocker

3 – Pretty Pea Soup Cups – Taste of Home

4 – Grilled Chili and Coriander Salmon with Ginger Rice – BBC Good Food

5 – No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits – Fifteen Spatulas

6 – Spring Lime Tea Cookies – All Recipes (image via Chef This Up)

7 – Sweets table – Bellenza

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