While gender reveal parties have been steadily gaining popularity over the last couple of years, they’ve also fallen under a lot of scrutiny. From widespread wildfires to terrifying explosions, it turns out that finding out if your loved one is having a girl or a boy can turn downright dangerous. While these instances are no laughing matter, we’ve found a collection of gender reveal parties that were relatively harmless and absolutely hilarious.
From cake disasters to fly away balloons, we’ve rounded up the top gender reveal fails out there. You won’t believe all the ways that things can take a turn when it comes to over-the-top gender reveal moments. Enjoy these blue and pink-themed cringe-worthy moments!
The Top 10 Gender Reveal Video Fails to Make You Laugh
Pure chaos ensues when this family attempts to pop a gender-reveal balloon. Take this as a cautionary tale of how not to announce the gender of your child.
Covered in Blue
We’re guessing this dad-to-be didn’t expect to be covered in his child’s gender announcement color.
It’s a… Headache!
Strike one for this gender reveal disaster.
Hungry, Hungry Hippo
This couple decided to let a hippo share the gender of their child and instead created one of the most controversial gender reveals in recent history.
Big Sister Mishap
While this little one is probably thrilled to have a sister on the way, we’re pretty sure she wasn’t looking to be hit over the head with the announcement.
Great Gender Bake Off
We can’t stop laughing over what this cake was supposed to look like and what actually arrived.
Secret Is Out
Enjoy the moment when this curious kiddo decided to take matters into his own hands.
Turns out this papa didn’t realize that he wasn’t supposed to one-bite the entire cupcake.
Rise and Shine, Papa
How would you like having your gender reveal cake slammed in your face first thing in the morning?
Full Family Fail
Things didn’t go as planned for this adorable family during their gender reveal party. Ouch!
So Much Wrong
Enjoy this compilation of football fails, golfing goofs, and other hilarious gender reveal fails.
Katie Nave is a freelance writer, producer, and mama living in Brooklyn, New York. Driven by her passion for storytelling, she is always seeking opportunities to elevate people who are working to better the world around them.