10 Gender Reveal Ideas We Are Obsessed With

What is the biggest question on most people’s minds when they find out you are pregnant? Yup, you guessed it: is it a boy or a girl?

This leads us to *drum roll please* gender reveal parties. If you are not familiar, these popular parties anticipate a child’s gender near the end of the second trimester. Many of these ideas are completely customizable for siblings and some can create a gorgeous photo opp that you can share with your baby when they are a bit more grown-up.

While there may be a smaller crowd for your party due to COVID-19, it doesn’t mean you can’t make a big splash. Be it pink or blue, we got plenty of creativity for you. And the best part of all? There are endless ways to celebrate and so we picked our favorite ideas for you below!


You can’t go wrong with balloons! There are plenty of options including a balloon ~ pop ~ reveal with confetti or powder. But if you can do without the balloons, party pop twisters are a great alternative!

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Forever Flowers

It is all in the name! Why not find out the gender of your child with a gorgeous little reminder for the months to come of the new addition to your family. These preserved flowers maybe a little on the pricey side but are totally worth it as they stay for a year or longer with the correct care.

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If you feel like splurging and are a fan of grand gestures, the fireworks option may be for you. Talk about magical! But if you’re on a budget, sparklers can be equally as gorgeous!

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Reveal Box

The gender reveal box makes for a great centerpiece and an exciting moment for when you decide to find out what you are having at your gender reveal party. Simply open the box to reveal elements like balloons, confetti or smoke.

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These nifty smoke bombs are a simple and super colorful way to not only find out the sex of your baby but also create stunning moments.

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Scratch Off Ticket

The most fun way to reveal your baby’s gender- scratch offs! Can use this at your gender reveal party or send it to friends and family for your announcement!

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If you have a lot of energy and are looking for an interactive gender reveal experience then the piñata is the choice for you! It can be made of anything and filled with whatever your heart desires — colored candy, confetti or glitter — and technically speaking it, can be hit with anything too. Let your imagination run wild!

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Breakable Chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Smash this stunning candy heart with a cute lil’ wooden mallet to find out if you are having a sweet little boy or a girl. Bonus: you get a bunch of leftover chocolate for you and baby.

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Ah, a traditional and delicious way to find out your new baby’s gender. Most cakes when sliced reveal either pink for girls or blue for boys. Most folks slip an envelope with the ultrasound results to their baker, who will in turn craft the sweet masterpiece for your big day!

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A Car And No, We’re Not Kidding

If you or your partner are into cars, this may be the reveal for you! It’s relatively safe and the impact is massive for a big onlooking crowd of friends and family. For an extensive how-to guide, which powder to choose and where to purchase, click here.

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But no matter what you decide, be sure to make sure it’s something special to you and your partner. And don’t forget to hire a photographer to capture the life-changing moment not just for you, but for your future kiddo. Don’t forget that this is a day of fun for you and your family – so happy celebrating your new little bundle of joy be it a girl or a boy!

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