Cowboy/Western Party Theme

I’ve seen a few fantastic cowboy parties recently which inspired this blog post. There are so many ways to make a Cowboy/Wild West party fun with a chance for the kids to dress up and many fantastic props you could use to decorate/style this party theme.

For this theme think patterns such as cow print, bandana print, gingham or stars. As for colours you can incorporate reds, denim blues, whites and blacks or rustic browns and wooden props.

Have a browse through the categories in the Party Directory to find some wonderful businesses you can use for this theme. You can also view my Pinterest board on this theme for some inspiration.



Here are some fun invitations and printable options for this theme to get you started!

Love the rustic look of these printables incorporating denim, bandana and cow prints:

Cowboy printables – 2 Love Birds


Clever 3D invitation with folding saloon doors:

3D Cowboy invitation – I Will Invitations


Cowboy stationery – Amity Invites


Cute idea for a cowboys and indians party:

Cowboys and Indians printables – Fairydust Stylish Stationery



Cowboy printables – Anders Ruff



A few decoration options to fit the colour scheme/patterns of a Cowboy theme:

Paper fan decoration set – Just Party Supplies


Taupe lanterns – Occasion By Design



Cow print balloons – The Party Parlour


Red bandana pom poms – Ah-Tissue


Cowboy bunting – Sew Many Possibilities (ETSY)



3D western paper garland on jute twine – Carson Creatives



You could put together a fun kids party table for this theme with cowboy hats, sheriff badges etc at each place setting, which would also double as favours. Here are a few items you could use for your table settings:


Red gingham table cover – Party and Co


Reversible table runner – Just Party Supplies


Kraft striped table runner – The Party Parlour


Red stripe paper plates – Occasion By Design

Eco servingware round dinner plates – Occasion by Design


Red gingham napkins – The Party Parlour


Candy Cane napkins - Sweet Celebrations

Paper Eskimo Napkins – Sweet Celebrations


Red star glass bottle – Love The Occasion


Brown paper straws – Saffy & May


Cowboy can holders – Party Kit n Kaboodle


Kraft hamper trays – The Party Parlour


Sweet Treats



Cowboy hat cookie cutter – Party & Co


Red star cupcake wrappers – Occasion By Design


Gingham cupcake cases – Sweet Celebrations



Love these cupcake wrappers!:

Horse cupcake wrappers – Spaceships and Laserbeams


Fantastic toppers for cupcakes or you could pop them in savoury food as well:

Cowboy cupcake toppers – Charli Mae


Cowboy cupcake kit – Ready To Party


Treat cone red checkers – Fantasy Kids Parties


Star rock candy – Occasion By Design


Jansen & Co red cake stand – Leo & Bella



Props/Special themed ideas

These mini fences are great to wrap around platters or risers for this theme:


Mini picket fences – Saffy & May


These brown blackboards are great for a rustic cowboy theme party:

Blackboard easel – Occasion By Design


A hat and bandana for each child can double as party favours as well as fun dressing up for the kids:

Child’s Sheriffs Hat – Shindigs

Blue kids bandana – Party Products



Cowboy boot Pinata – Party & Co



Sign cutouts – Ready To Party


These suitcases are great to use for risers or for unique ways to display food/drinks:

Red cardboard suitcases – Bickiboo


For a rustic look, these timber boxes would also work well for risers or displaying party favours or drink bottles:

Whitewash wooden boxes – Saffy & May



This is a new category I’m including in my blog posts due to some of the wonderful hire businesses I have as blog sponsors and advertisers. Here are some items for hire to help you theme this cowboy party and particularly put together a really fun kids party table like these ones:

Party hire package – The Candy Tree (WA)


Table, chair & prop hire – Little Wish Parties (Sydney)



Rustic tiered stand – Sweet Soirees (Sydney)



Children’s wicker chairs for hire – My Garden Party (Sydney)


white wooden milking stools for hire – Little Chair (Melbourne)



Pail of red apples for hire – Party Prop Hire (QLD)



Wagon wheels for hire – Tiny Tots Toy Hire (Sydney)


Rustic boxes and wheelbarrow for hire – Tiny Tots Toy Hire (Sydney)


Tablecloth for hire – Sweet Celebrations



Blue ghost chairs, cowboy tablecloth, tree hat stand and more for hire – Mini Party People (Melbourne)


Perfect for a lolly buffet if you are going with a rustic feel are these compartment boxes for hire:

Wooden compartment box – Sweet Celebrations (Sydney)


Party Favours & Packaging

This is a great, practical and delicious favour idea –¬† baking mixes packaged¬†in a cute re-usable milk bottle:


Cowboy customised milkies – Sweet Health


Love the bandana print in this loot bag topper:

Loot bag & topper – I Will Invitations


Create a wild west feel using these wicker baskets with some favour items:

Mini woven baskets – Occasion By Design


A few other ideas for packaging and favours for this theme:

Small red favour bags – Just Party Supplies


Paper Eskimo party bags with star – Occasion By Design


Fabric party bag – The Petite Party Company


Blue gingham favour bags – Sweet Style



Gold nugget gum – The Little Big Company


Harmonica – Party & Co


Cowboy crayon roll – Mrs Crafty RVing (ETSY)


Top off your party favour with some denim blue twine:

Denim blue twine – Occasion By Design

Real Parties

For some more inspiration, have a look at these amazing Cowboy theme parties:

Wild west showdown party by Sharnel Dollar Designs

Fantastic Horsey Cowboy party by Kate who owns the store Piece of Cake Parties & Celebrations

Love this cowboy party incorporating the cowboy print featured on Kara’s Party Ideas

Lots of great ideas in this cowboy party featured on the Hostess with the Mostess blog


Hope you enjoyed all the ideas and inspiration! Happy planning!