Where To Host A Baby Shower & How To Make It Beyond Special

Wondering where to host a baby shower that will surprise and delight the future mama? Welcoming a new baby always deserves a celebration. No matter how you’re related to the mom-to-be, being entrusted with planning a shower is an important responsibility. Not to mention a fun one! You want to shower her growing family with as much love as possible while creating a memorable event that she’ll always treasure.

If you’re feeling stumped about how to do it, don’t worry. Peerspace is here to help. As the largest online marketplace for hourly venue rentals, we make it easy to discover and rent amazing venues to celebrate all of life’s special moments. Here are some unique ideas on where to host a baby shower and how to make it extra special! 

Where to host a baby shower: how to choose the perfect venue

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While you can make unforgettable memories no matter where you are, changing the scenery is an excellent way to make a baby shower super memorable.

Not only do you need enough room to accommodate all your guests, but you also need to set the stage for the baby shower fun to come. The venue sets the tone and atmosphere for the rest of the shower, so you must choose one that captures the vibe you’re going for. 

Luckily, you’ve come to Peerspace. Our platform makes it easy to find the perfect venue for any type of baby shower. You can filter listings by budget, guest capacity, style, and amenities in cities all over the globe.

Want to host a baby shower with a view? Book a rooftop venue with scenic views of the entire city. Or maybe you’d like a venue that’s quiet and petite? Book an adorable micro venue that’s ideal for a shower with only a handful of guests.

Keep an eye out for venues that create a warm and open atmosphere, helping the mom-to-be feel right at home. You want to create a welcoming atmosphere that encourages laughter and fun while she opens her gifts and spends time with her friends and family.

Ahead, we share some ideas on how to intertwine the venue with the festivities that will make a shower extra special. 

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Take the shower outdoors

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For expectant moms who love natural beauty, host a baby shower at one of Peerspace’s many gorgeous outdoor venues. It is an excellent way to bring a breath of fresh air into your shower.

Look for venues that offer tons of open spaces and natural light, like this secret garden courtyard (pictured above) in San Diego, CA. It is a historic landmark that boasts a gorgeous verdant backyard complete with a covered patio, pergola, water features, and mosaics.

And check out this helpful Peerspace review from a past renter: “An absolute dream! We loved this home and it was the perfect space for the launch of our intimate supper club! Francesca was very communicative and helpful. The garden area, the pergola, and the chef’s kitchen were beautiful and exactly what we wanted for our event. Can’t wait to host here again soon.”

If you’re looking for something a bit cozier, keep an eye out for venues that offer a more petite green space, like this bohemian oasis in Glenwood, California. The expectant mom will get to enjoy some wonderful sunshine and fresh air while surrounded by comfortable and adorable bohemian furniture. It makes an excellent atmosphere for more relaxed baby showers. 

In fact, check out what another mama shared after hosting her own shower here: “We had a wonderful time with the venue. It’s really a hidden gem for any events, parties, etc. The decor, the all around vibe of the space was perfect for our baby shower. Very welcoming and bright and lovely. Aubry was wonderful, and really made getting in and out of the space easy and pleasant. I would book again.”

Channel your inner artist at a gallery

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What about baby showers for moms with an artistic side? Offering handmade gifts for the newest family member is always an excellent way to show your love. So why not craft some together at the baby shower?

Wondering where to host a crafting baby shower? Peerspace has you covered by connecting you with beautiful workshop spaces in cities across the globe.

For instance, bright meetup spaces like this Portland daylight studio (pictured above) are perfect for hosting baby showers with a DIY slant. An open atmosphere and bright decor provide the ideal place for crafting. You can help the mom-to-be create a scrapbook for when the baby arrives or have a unique arts and crafts project to display in the baby’s room. 

It’s an excellent way for everyone to show their excitement for the new baby while making memories on the big day.

“The space was super charming and had great natural light, even on a rainy day,” shares a Peerspace reviewer. “The host was available to answer any questions and help us get into the building without any issues.”

In Toronto? Then consider renting this downtown open-concept creative space. It is a spacious indoor venue with an open layout, chic furniture, and tons of natural light pouring in. You can decorate this space as you see fit, and there’s an on-site team to ensure your shower goes off perfectly.

Combine a baby shower with a special meal

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Combining your baby shower with a delicious meal is a beautiful way to up the memorability factor. The mom-to-be gets to feel the love with presents and well wishes while enjoying delicious food and satisfying pregnancy cravings.

Brunch is an excellent meal to combine with a baby shower since it brings together the best of sweet and savory foods for maximum variety. 

Look for cute and airy venues to set the atmosphere for your memorable baby shower meal, like this minimalist, warm, and inviting cafe in Chicago, IL. There is space for 40 guests and a variety of seating options. Plus, the host can provide you with barista services during your booking for tasty drinks and brunch service!

In the PNW? Then check out this adorable retro cafe in Seattle, WA. You can accommodate up to 35 people in a funky dining room that’s straight out of an Edward Hopper painting. You can even add on a waffle bar when you book on Peerspace. Warm waffles and fantastic baby shower fun? Sign us up!

Does the mom-to-be have two buns in her oven? Then you need to see our unique twin baby shower ideas!

Make it a coed affair

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While the expectant mom is usually the focus of the baby shower fun, there’s no reason why dad should be an afterthought. Keep him included by inviting his best guy friends and family to the party, making the baby shower a co-ed affair! Co-ed showers are an excellent way to bring the whole family together to celebrate the new baby, and they can bring out a ton of laughs too. 

Keep an eye out for venues with a more coed atmosphere, like this rustic ranch home in Los Angeles, CA. It boasts a chef’s kitchen, a game lounge, a pool, and plenty of space to enjoy some hilarious coed baby shower games. Both parents are sure to feel the love!

For our London-based readers, check out this vintage warehouse in Dalston. It’s an open venue with industrial features, vintage props, a kitchen, and Bluetooth speakers. This Peerspace has a ton of rave reviews that speak to the quality of the venue and the helpfulness of its host. And what’s better than that?!

Where to host a baby shower: conclusion

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By now, you know that Peerspace is where to turn when you need to know where to host a baby shower. All spaces are available by the hour and are hosted by locals who can give you a hand as you plan the perfect shower.

While choosing the right venue can help you set the stage for your baby shower, the real fun comes from the memories you make inside it. We hope this has given you some ideas on where to host a baby shower that’s extra special!

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