14th Birthday Party Ideas

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Young teens may have difficulty deciding what they want to do for their birthday. They are growing up and the activities and games of the past are too young for them now. This is a page about 14th birthday party ideas.
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November 25, 2019

I am going to be 14 on New Year's Eve and I don't have any ideas of what to do for my birthday. Can you help me?

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November 29, 20190 found this helpful
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Happy New Year's Birthday!!

I would do something unique with a 2020 theme...like have a scavenger hunt with 20 fun items. You could have a candy table with 20 different kinds of candy to sample, along with the regular birthday food (pizza, cake and ice cream).

Or since going to be the year 2020, and 20/20 is what your eyes are supposed to be, you could have all kinds of funky eye glasses that people can pose with to take selfies. You can make your own and affix them to sticks like these--I am giving you a wiki: www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Masquerade-Mask

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Or if you like really off the wall themes, you could do a Roaring 20s party...which was 1920 and the era of really cool flapper dresses (or suits for the boys), have speakeasy mocktails--like non alcoholic grasshoppers (a really refreshing minty drink), and you could play cool jazz music. Food of that time were cheese balls with crackers, mushroom toast, deviled eggs, and trays of olives, celery and pickles.

Post back what you decide!!

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May 26, 2010

I am looking for party ideas for a boy turning 14.

By rhonda from San Francisco, CA

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October 4, 20122 found this helpful
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We hired a dj, rented the local community center, and a snow cone machine, chocolate fountain, had a big cake, invite girls and boys and danced like crazy! They looovvvved it!

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January 25, 2019

I turning 14 on July 12th, but I don't know what to do for my party?

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January 25, 20190 found this helpful

Swimming and barbecuing come to mind. If your friends go away for the summer, move up the party to June

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January 25, 20190 found this helpful

Since your birthday is in the summer - you could have a pool party if you have access to a pool.

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Or, beach/lake party. Simple BBQ, burgers or pizza with finger foods and drinks would do.

Some other options:
- Bowling party
- Outdoors party in your yard - movie night and have a small bonfire
- Slumber Party
- Karaoke Party

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January 27, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

I think skating parties are fun.

I love movie-themed parties too.

We had a beach party once, during the wintertime. We had Jaws movies to play, we scattered beach balls throughout the room. We had towels everywhere and blankets to sit on while watching the movie. Everytime the shark showed up we would use the water guns and splash each other.
It was a blast. The cake could be beach themed if you decide to do this.

Also taking a few friends on a road trip might be fun and eating out at a special place.

Whatever you do, I hope you have a great time :)

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January 29, 20190 found this helpful

July is a nice time of year that provides many options for out doors opportunities or nice restaurants with open porch seating.

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It is good to know what sorts of things you and your friends are interested in, it could be sports or movies or outings in other cities

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January 4, 20200 found this helpful

Beach party and pool partys are always good but if you want to do something original u could go sand boarding and hire out sand Bord or if going for something smaller with 1 friend skydiving is always great

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June 23, 2018

I am turning 14 in September. I just want to do a stay at home birthday party with my friends. I don't want to do makeovers or anything like that, which leaves me stuck. What good games or activities should I do?

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June 24, 20180 found this helpful

A scavenger hunt is fun.

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June 24, 20180 found this helpful
  • Classic board games
  • Cards
  • Charades
  • Photo Booth pictures
  • Whats in the bowl/box trend
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June 24, 20180 found this helpful

If your friends like to cook or bake, you could do a cook off like iron chef or chopped (you can check sample of the shows on YouTube). Some friends can cook, others can judge and you can have prizes for the best dish. This can be a lot of fun and not expensive as the food gets eaten as part of the party.

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July 27, 20180 found this helpful

you can do normal relay ralce like 3 legged race or egg race
here's more ideas www.verywellfamily.com/relay-races-for-kids-1257402

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and have an actual really awesome prize for the winner/winning team

you could also do a traditional sports team IE soccer, volleyball

you could always just get pizza and watch films

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January 9, 2019

I am planning a party for a 14 year old girl and she has 13 people coming. We would like to go out of the house to have a sleepover, but not at a hotel. What should we do?

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January 9, 20190 found this helpful

If the weather is nice, you could camp out. I don't know any indoor places to sleep other than a hotel.

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January 10, 20190 found this helpful

at school we had a big sleepover at our school's library. It was super fun, actually

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I would contact the school see if you can have it at the gym or library, or if you are affiliated with a church or even local public library or also a Lion's club or somesuch

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December 30, 2018

I am turning 14 on January 15 and I need to start making decisions. I want to invite 12 people plus my little sister and her friend. I also have to include an adult if I am using a venue, so a total of 15 people. My birthday party has to be indoors obviously, since it is January and cold outside. Last year I had a party in my house and it was totally chaotic and glass almost broke (with only 5 people) so I do not want another house party. I considered Dave and Busters, but it was over my budget of $230(ish). Not to mention the price of a cake and pizza that are necessary. My friends are all very diverse and do not like the same things. Please help!

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December 30, 20180 found this helpful

What about the bowling alley? Some bowling alley also has a pool table and some arcade so that is a little diverse. Or, some can hang out at the table. You can buy pizza, some light snacks and a cake.

Happy Early 14th Birthday!

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December 31, 20180 found this helpful

I would go to a skating rink. They will serve pizza. It is a lot of fun.

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March 22, 2010

I have a daughter that is turning 14 years old this February. She wants to go out somewhere with her friends. She doesn't want to go ice skating, because she did that last year for her party. If you know any places that have good reasonable prices for 8 friends please let me know.

By Katie Gage from Silver Spring, MD

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14th Birthday Party Ideas

Bowling, Wall Climbing (some arcade houses or rec areas), Teen Center, Indoor swimming (college, school or Rec Center), Mall (what girl doesn't like hanging at the mall with friends). (01/14/2010)

By Suntydt

14th Birthday Party Ideas

Take them out to dinner to a not very expensive steak restaurant. Or a fancy hamburger joint like Red Robin. (01/18/2010)

By Holly

14th Birthday Party Ideas

I don't know what your daughter likes to do, but bowling is making a big comeback these days. It's good for all ages, and is relatively inexpensive. You can even arrange with the bowling alley to provide a party package that would include a game or two for your group, pizza and drinks. (01/21/2010)

By Lelia Jo Cordell

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January 13, 2010

I really need some help. It's my 14th birthday in May and I don't know what to do. I need some ideas, I was thinking of hiring a hall and doing something in there, but I don't know what. I was thinking of having about 20 girls, but we only have about 100 pounds max to spend. Have you got any ideas? Thanks.

Georgia from West Sussex

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14th Birthday Party Ideas

If your looking for something more exciting and different other than a sleepover and a girls night, then the first step you need to do in order to have a night that's stress free and memorable, is to invite only the people you feel won't be a drag on your night and won't bring you down. Invite the people you know will have fun with whatever you do.

If you don't want to spend a lot of money, then don't. Its easier than you think. What people don't remember is that this birthday party isn't for impressing people its for your birthday. It's your celebration and on this day you can do whatever you want.

An idea. Put together a play list of all your favorite, raving party music and play it. If no one gets up and dances don't worry, as least its not silent. Then have the normal food out; chips, whatever you think fits with the theme. If you really like a certain movie, like The Notebook, then base your theme on that and make everyone dress up like they are from the 40s, with dresses, hats, and bright red lipstick, and fancy jewelry.

If that's not your style and you want to be chill, then just hang with your friends, put together a nice dinner and pretend to be royalty with nice music in the back and act all polite. Then later that night put on crazy music and just jump around and dance. It's more fun than it sounds. Then everyone will feel comfortable around each other and see being silly and making a fool out of yourself in front of people isn't bad.

Just remember whatever someone might say like "this party is not fun" just be like "then why are you still here?" as long as your having fun don't let others drag you down, its your birthday. Don't put too much thought into your party, the theme or idea or whatever it might be will come to, and when it does it will be amazing. (03/15/2008)

By Flo

14th Birthday Party Ideas

If you are having a boy/girl party, but you are planning to not spend a lot of money you could have the party at your house and have a bonfire and play "manhunt" at night. You can also have a water balloon fight. It doesn't sound that much fun, but when you try it it is really fun because usually everyone participates in the games. Also, have a lot of food it gives everyone energy to play. (03/30/2008)

By Kenzie

14th Birthday Party Ideas

Try hiring a bouncy castle. Even at 14, the kids love it. (05/22/2008)

By Corinna

14th Birthday Party Ideas

You should do a mall scavenger hunt. I went to a party last month and we had to go into all different stores with a partner and do specific things then take a picture of it. An example was that we had to wear the weirdest things like a blue floor length prom dress or get the signature of the guy working at the tuxedo store and ask him "Do we have to return the tuxedo when we're done?" Oh and you try not to see or talk to any other teams. It was so much fun. (05/27/2008)

By Kaylee

14th Birthday Party Ideas

You should do a carnival theme. (06/05/2008)

14th Birthday Party Ideas

You should theme it on a prom, like all your mates should bring a guy with them or you could just have an almighty P.J party at your house pick out some great DVD s get your parents to rent a 15 or more and scare or laugh your self silly. Also do things like best snores, first asleep, best PJs, etc. (08/11/2008)

By Bex

14th Birthday Party Ideas

Cheap tickets to the theatre. The theatre is always fun. If it's your thing. (08/29/2008)

By Made of Awesome

14th Birthday Party Ideas

I have a great idea, you can do a murder mystery and everyone comes to your house dressed as there character in the murder and you have to solve it. When we did it we had a set of books and we turned off all the lights and it was really scary. (12/31/2008)

By Danielle

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May 26, 2010

My 13 year old daughter is turning 14 this May, and she wants to have her party at a hotel (spend the night one night) with her friends.

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