11 Sweet American Girl Party Ideas

American Girl is something both children and adults cherish, making it a popular party theme idea. You will find a good mixture of American Girl party ideas for young and old on the list below.

One aspect that makes an American Girl party theme wonderful is the venue in which you host it. Luckily, you’ve come to Peerspace, the largest online marketplace for hourly venue rentals. As such, we can connect you with incredible American Girl-worthy party venues in cities across the globe.

With the perfect venue and the following suggestions, you’ll be well on your way to hosting an amazing gathering. Check out these 11 sweet American Girl party ideas to get the ball rolling with yours.

1. Book a Peerspace party venue

Horse Ranch, Huge Covered Deck, Lodge
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Peerspace is a genuine one-of-a-kind American Girl Party idea. It’s a platform that enables you to search for nearby bookable locations of beauty and intrigue for whatever occasion you fancy.

You can hold many of the suggestions on this list at an assortment of venues, and a change of scenery could be what spices up your next American Girl party. We’ll share amazing Peerspace venues that are great for kids and parents alike.

These venues can elevate your party experience to a new level:

  • This 50,000-acre horse ranch in Contra Costa County, CA for American Girls who love their horsies
  • The Dallas Dollhaus in Arlington, TX, a vintage glam fantasyland for the girliest American Girls
  • This luxury lake house in Liberty Lake, WA with amazing lake views, a wood stove and fireplace, and plenty of space for kids to run around with their dolls
  • This doctor-patient examination room in Woodland Park, NY for career-minded kids who like to play doctor like their favorite doll

As you can see, there are a variety of unique spaces across the country ideal for hosting an American Girl party. To find your perfect spot, consider the type of American Girl doll your little one likes best and book a venue that suits the theme. Reach out to your chosen venue’s local host with any questions or requests and they’ll be happy to help.

2. Treasure hunt

elegant classic mansion
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Treasure hunts have long been the highlight of a good party. And with a treasure hunt, you can tailor the experience to fit you and your friends, like a treasure hunt printout to find all the dolls you hid in your Peerspace venue. After all, you can easily elevate a scavenger hunt through a change of scenery.

3. Costume design for one another’s American Girl dolls

Homemade Princess Party Decoration Ideas
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No American Girl party idea is complete without a costume party. One thing that is beautiful about American Girl is the variety of American history costumes the dolls wear. Kids can even design their outfits and compare them with friends and family at the party.

Hold the party somewhere that celebrates the concept of dress-up, like this Alice in Wonderland downtown boutique in Oakland, CA. It’s filled with dresses, accessories, and dollhouses for kids to enjoy. Plus, there’s even a photo studio on-site so kids can dress up and pose for pictures in a professional setting. So fun!

Check out these creative kid’s photoshoot ideas to make the most of this party suggestion!

4. DIY arts and crafts

9 Year Old Birthday Party Ideas
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Next up are some DIY arts and crafts — a creative take on your American Girl party idea. You can try anything from designing a new outfit to creating an entire play area and housing estate for your American Girl dolls.

This is a wonderful way to get imaginative and spread your artistic wings. Compare designs with one another and partner up to create even more expansive projects. The possibilities are endless and totally fun.

5. Beauty salon theme

Wig Party Ideas
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The next American Girl party idea is every little girl’s dream. The beauty salon is where you make your dolls look perfect. And, you can book a salon through Peerspace that can craft its services to your kid’s American Girl party.

6. Baking

luxury home in miami with stunning kitchen
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Baking is a fabulous hobby for many and creative art for others. But, no matter your hobbies, you’re at least going to love eating the fresh-baked creations. Incorporate a baking session with girls as one of the most fun, hands-on, and delicious American Girl party ideas.

Book a stylish Peerspace venue with a full kitchen so you have all the equipment on-site and little to no cleaning on your part.

You can get imaginative and sculpt sugar cookies with elaborate designs in line with the dress code for the evening. Or, possibly an easier option, create printouts on edible paper to top off your cupcakes

7. Birthday party/baby shower

Touch of Boho-Chic* Natural Light Photo Studio
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One surefire way to make your birthday party the bomb is to give it an American Girl party twist. Or, if you’re planning your soon-to-be child’s baby shower, an American Girl party theme is also a precious and unique suggestion.

8. Spa party

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Spa days are wonderful, and everyone who has attended a spa knows it. So be sure to let your American Girls enjoy a truly pampering opportunity. Kids can enjoy kid-friendly face masks and pretend their dollies are enjoying the same luxe treatment.

These relaxing spa birthday party ideas will help you plan the ultimate American Girl spa gathering!

9. Have some fun and games

open game room in alexandria
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Next up is one for the gamers. Playing board games are American Girl party ideas with a twist. You can start by printing online bingo cards and board games tailored to American Girl to enjoy with your guests.

You can also opt to book a gaming lounge on Peerspace to enjoy a game-packed venue in a fun setting. We especially love this open game room in Alexandria, VA. It comes complete with arcade games, a pool table, a foosball table, and more.

A Peerspace reviewer explains how this game room is great for kids and adults alike. “The space is great! Nice and spacious. It is exactly as pictured and detailed. My family had a great time. The games were a hit for the kids and the older folks enjoyed the pool table… The host was very responsive and answered all of my questions and concerns quickly. I would definitely recommend this space.”

With exciting opportunities to have some friendly competition while enjoying the company of friends and family.

10. Tea party

miami dollhouse tea room
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Tea parties are a childhood memory for many. And customizing your American Girl party idea of a tea party to all your dolls is perfect for the little girls. Both kids and parents can enjoy time with one another as they compare and share dolls, play dress up, and enjoy good food.

Make this event special by booking a Peerspace venue, like this Victorian rococo dollhouse tea room in Miami, FL. A Peerspace user characterized their event here thusly: “Very kind and helpful hostess! Loved the venue, had a lot of fun!”

11. Outdoor picnic

garden house for creative and social events in washington dc rental
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The best American Girl party ideas need food, fun, and a fabulous setting. Our last idea hits the mark with all three! Consider hosting an American Girl-style outdoor picnic with delicious snacks and plenty of playtime with the dolls. For the perfect venue, book time at this garden house creative and social events in Washington, D.C.

The host goes above and beyond to ensure your experience will be amazing. According to a Peerspace reviewer: “My experience was filled with joy, and happiness and very pleased bellies all around. Jenna made my evening more perfect than I could even imagine. She went above and beyond and delivered everything as promised. I could not have asked for a better host or venue. Thank you so much for making my night one to remember!”

American Girl party ideas: conclusion

Mario Birthday Party Ideas
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We hope these American Girl party ideas have inspired the perfect gathering for your little one. Use Peerspace to book an amazing venue and use a few of these party ideas to craft an event that kids and adults will absolutely love.

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