Hosting and Planning a Baby Shower for a friend can be an exciting and rewarding experience.
But, before you start to make any plans, make sure to talk with the Mom-to-be and get her ideas for that special day. We guess they’ve already hosted a Gender Reveal, or maybe they’re keeping it a surprise (for them and their loved ones!)
Before thinking of all your Baby Shower Theme ideas that you want to include, first and foremost, you need to decide on the location. It may be a Restaurant or other local Venue!
Baby showers are traditionally held at either the home of the Moms-to-be or at a family member or friend’s home. If you decide to go this way, then it will create a comfortable and intimate setting. However, it will take a lot of time prepping the place for the party, AND… the after-party cleaning can be a real downer.
However, not just to break with tradition, we are all about making it easier for you!
Note: Please call the restaurant about specific guidelines.
Our Top Tips
Check out our Directory
Our Directory has great options to help you with Baby Shower Decorations, Shower Invites, Shower Favors and Shower Ideas.
Check Pricing and Decor Options
Be sure to Check Pricing (per person or per room rental), to ensure they are Budget-Friendly and ask them what options there are for Decor. Some might already be set up decorated with flowers.
Baby Shower Venues in Plano
Edith’s French bistro is so cute!! Check it out!Haifa Jamaleddine
I hosted a baby shower at Bonnie Ruth’s in Frisco and they were amazing to work with. Reserved room, custom menu and full wait staff.Jordan Davis
There’s a Bonnie Ruth’s in Plano too. I did a Hilton in walking distance to the Allen Outlets for a friend – it was like $100 or less for the meeting room, and I catered it through Market Street.Christina Ambers
I had my bridal shower at Seasons 52. While mine was in Chicago, they’ve got a location at a Shops at Legacy. The mini-desserts were amazing.Colleen Edmundson
Mine was in a private room at Blue Mesa on a Saturday. Worked great!Christen Lynch
Baby Shower Venues in McKinney
Baby Shower Venues in Frisco
Baby Shower Venues in The Colony
Many of these are in the newly created Grandscape Development, which is a mixture of Restaurants, Bars, Entertainment Venues and Retail. What will you find at Grandscape The Colony?
Baby Shower Venues in Allen
Other Mom-Recommended Options to maintain Social Distancing
Drive by Baby Shower
Makayla Slater: Drive by baby shower! Decorate your cars and leave the presents at the end of the drive.
Ashley Coppage: I have heard of quite a few people who have done the drive by baby shower.Saw a video where the soon to be parents were in lawn chairs in their yard, had their trunk open in the driveway and people were driving up, waving and yelling their congrats and leaving gifts in the trunk.
Angela Marie Koster: Drive by baby shower. Everyone decorates their car and drives by and leaves her a gift like on the lawn or in her trunk
Jennifer Kohl Rohr: You can decorate the front lawn with those big letter signs.
Valerie Parks Caviness: Card My Yard — the big yard signs
Cristina Majewski: Amazon Gift Cards for gifts, decorate the front yard.
A ZOOM Call
Jennifer McClure: Have gifts delivered and do a zoom where everyone can see her open the gifts. Someone could have flowers and/or balloons delivered.
Mitra Saber-Saboori: You can even do zoom party, my friend did her bridal shower through zoom. They got together online and drank and even played games.
Sasha Fisher Bajaj: I did a zoom shower for my sister in law. I had people prep for games like who said it- Giving baby advice or stories, make your best baby out of items around the house- like macaroni, socks, potato. We have the momma to show us the baby room and gifts she received. We showed her gifts we would send her.
Create an Email or Letter Party
Ashley Washington: What about an email party? They can each write a letter to the parents with advice and a letter to the “baby” about why their parents are amazing, or how they met. They would also send gifts via an online registry.
Cristy McMillen Brown: Ask her friends to write “blessings” or well-wishes for the baby, or notes about fun things they remember about your friend, and then make a scrapbook out of the notes. Then send her the scrapbook with $100 to spend on the baby.