43 What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Party Ideas (2024)

Are you expecting a new baby bee in your life and looking to throw a gender reveal party to tell your family what your future baby bee will be? We compiled a complete list of all the best what will it bee gender reveal ideas to bring your ideal gender reveal party to life. With these ideas, your party will be all the buzz and will serve as a wonderful first memory for your future baby’s picture book.

What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Decorations

1. What Will It Bee Signs

Signs are a great way to bring your party to life. They can be used as a backdrop to take pictures in front of. There are also lawn and porch sign decorations specifically for bee-themed gender reveal parties. If you are hosting a home gender reveal party this will help your guest find your home easier.

2. Yellow Flowers

Yellow flowers are a great accessory for the center of your guest’s tables. Yellow is a happy color commemorating the joy of your event and also complements the bee theme of the party. You can get great quality table pieces from your local florist or if you are looking to go artificial there are plenty of centerpiece options on Etsy.

3. Balloons

A balloon arch creates a stunning festive backdrop. There are lots of bee-themed or black and yellow options available that will bring your bumble bee-themed gender reveal party to life. You can also have balloons throughout the venue or home such as this perfect for the occasion Mother to Bee balloon.

4. Bee Themed Banners

Accent a table or wall with a banner! There are gender reveal bee theme banners that have cute slogans or gender reveal quotes like What Will It Bee or What Will Baby Bee?

5. Bee Tablecloth

Your table is never complete without the right tablecloth. There is a variety of bee-themed tablecloths and table runners to accent your table.

6. Glass Beehive Dispenser

A glass beehive dispenser for fresh homemade lemonade or sweet honey iced tea makes a great addition to your bee-themed gender reveal. It takes the decor for your party to the next level and can be used long after the party is over.

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7. Yellow Lanterns

Yellow lanterns have a beehive-like appearance. You can decorate them with bee stickers and hang these little beehives throughout your home or party venue.

8. Black and Yellow Paper Fans

Paper fans are a great way to decorate the walls. Black and yellow paper fans will add to the bee theme aesthetic.

What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Party Favors

9. Bee Chocolate Bar Wrappers

Customize candy bars in your guests' gift bags by putting bee themed candy wrappers over them.

10. Honey Spoons

Honey Spoons are a fun gift. They are used to mix in tea and come in a variety of flavors like orange blossom honey, lemon honey, or clover blossom honey.

11. Custom Honey Jars

Support your local farmers and give out honey jars in your party favor bags. There are also artisan sellers on Etsy who can create cute customized labels like “What Will Our Honey Bee?”

12. Honey Sticks

Honey sticks are also a great option for tea but can also be used as a snack. Kids absolutely love them and are a healthier alternative to candy.

13. Silicone Honeycomb Molds

More on the expensive side, silicone honeycomb molds are an ideal favor for a game or raffle prize. There are a variety of silicone honeycomb molds for baking, soap making or to be used as ice cube trays. They are available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors.

14. Beeswax candles

Beeswax candles, especially those shaped like beehives are also a fun party favor. They have a cute Winnie the Pooh type aesthetic and have a natural honeycomb scent. Supporting small artisan crafters on Etsy is the best way to get these adorable candles.

15. Burt Bee’s Honey Lip Balm

An easy and cheap addition to your bee-themed party favor bags would be to add a stick of Burt Bee’s Honey Lip Balm.

What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Food Ideas

16. Fresh Lemonade or Sweet Honey Iced Tea

Fresh Lemonade or Sweet Honey Iced Tea are drinks that will make your bee-themed baby reveal party comes to life, especially if you use a glass beehive dispenser.

17. Lemon Squares

Lemon squares pair well with the fresh homemade lemonade in your glass beehive dispenser. If you are someone who loves to bake, homemade lemon squares are sure to impress your guests.

18. Bee Themed Cake

Nothing makes a bee-themed party come to life like a bee-themed cake. You can order a custom cake from your local bakery or try homemade. There are also some fun bee-themed cake toppers such as ones that say What Will It Bee.

19. Bee Cookies

Choose a local bakery or have fun in the kitchen at home and create awesome bee-shaped cookies. These will take your bee gender reveal party to the next level and they will be all the buzz among your guests. There are plenty of beehive and bee-shaped cookie cutters if you want to try making them yourself.

20. Cold Cut Sandwiches

Cold-cut sandwiches are an easy lunchtime dish for a party. They can be made at home, easily catered from a number of sandwich restaurants, or bought at a store like Costco or Sam’s Club.

21. Macaroons

Macaroons are a fun dessert to have at a party. Who doesn’t love macaroons?

22. Doughnut Holes

Doughnut holes are easy to get at your local Dunkin or donut shop. Guests love them, especially the kids, and you have a lot of flavor options to choose from.

What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Entertainment

23. Design a Onesie for Baby to Bee

Give guests creative direction with the diy design-a-onesie activity. Guests’ tables will have a basket of markers and each guest will receive a plain onesie. Using their creativity, guests can create their designs on the plain onesie for the future baby to bee to wear.

24. Team Girl vs. Team Boy

Using a vote cast sign, guests can vote what gender they think the baby will be. You can also have stickers that show which team your guest has selected. After the reveal, the winning team will win prizes.

25. Diaper Raffle

If you encouraged gifts for your gender reveal, you could play the diaper raffle. Guests who bring diapers as a gift will receive a diaper raffle ticket. The winner of the raffle will win a fun prize. Perhaps a silicone honeycomb mold?

26. Baby Name Race

To play the baby name race, have your guests write a baby name for each letter of the alphabet as fast as they can. The first to finish is the winner and will win a prize.

27. Gift Bingo

Another gift-related game idea is gift bingo. Using gender reveal bingo cards, as the future parents to bee open gifts guests can mark off their bingo cards. The winners receive a prize.

The Big What Will It Bee Gender Reveal

There are many fun and creative ways parents to bee can reveal their new baby bee’s gender.

28. Paper Mache Bee Piñata

Using a paper mache bee or beehive pinata, you can fill the pinata with pink or blue colored candies. Have everyone take a try at whacking the pinata until it breaks revealing the gender of the future baby bee.

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29. Balloon with Confetti

A balloon filled with a confetti cannon can create an explosion of pink or blue confetti upon being popped.

30. Balloon Box

A balloon box is also a fun way to reveal your future baby's gender with balloons. A mystery box is filled with either blue or pink balloons and when opened the balloons will escape the mystery box.

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31. Mystery Bath Bomb

Dropping a mystery bath bomb into the pool is another interesting way to reveal your new baby’s gender. On the outside these bath bombs are white but when placed in water will change the color of the water to whatever color is on the inside, pink or blue.

32. Hot Cocoa Bombs

Made popular on TikTok, hot cocoa bombs are all the rage these days. Hot cocoa bombs often have cocoa powder, marshmallows, sprinkles, chocolate sauce, and sometimes mint candies on the inside. When in contact with hot water or milk the exterior chocolate melts revealing the fun goodies on the inside. They are really fun and with gender reveal hot cocoa bombs you can reveal the gender of your child in a unique way. Your guests will also have a nice treat afterward.

33. Scratch Off Card Reveal

Another way to reveal your baby bee’s gender is through custom scratch-off cards that reveal the baby's gender. Guests should scratch these cards at the same time to reveal the secret.

34. Smoke Bomb

Smoke bombs are a popular and theatrical way to reveal your baby's gender. If you decide to use these make sure that they are legal in your state as they can be classified as fireworks. Never ignite them indoors.

What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Party Supplies

35. Plates

Plates are a necessary part of any gender reveal supplies but what kind should you choose? Getting bee-themed or classy golden plates will elevate the aesthetic of your party’s bee theme. Make sure to coordinate your choice with your silverware and other decors.

36. Silverware

Black or golden disposable plastic silverware will go best with bee-themed or golden plates, although we think golden silverware looks the most elegant.

37. Napkins

Choose golden or bee theme napkins to complement your plate and cutlery choices.

38. Disposable Straws

Yellow, black and white straws disposable paper straws are the best options for a bee-themed gender reveal party.

39. Cups

Choose disposable bee-themed or golden cups to complement your other choices or if you would like to use something your guests can take with them there are these cool vintage glass bottles. Tie a tag with the guests’ names to the bottle and place them on the table near their seats at the venue.

What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Invitations

Invitations are an important part of communicating your party’s theme to your guests. You will want to choose one that makes your what will it bee theme stand out.

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40. What Will Baby Bee Invitation

There are a lot of wonderful customizable what will it bee gender reveal invitations just like the one shown above on Etsy.

41. What Will Baby Bee Evite

Organizing an R.S.V.P. group on facebook for your event? Send out an evite version of your invitation.

42. Mommy To Bee Invitation

There are also invitations you can fill out by hand such as this Mommy To Bee Invitation.

43. Honey Bee Invitation

This honey bee write-on invitation has a unique design and interesting shape. This friendly cartoon bee is sure to get guests excited about your party!


There are so many ways to make a what will it bee gender reveal party come to life and is one of the best gender reveal party themes. We selected the best ideas we could find and think of. Hopefully, this list will make planning your party easy. If you want an even easier experience we would be happy to help bring your ideal gender reveal party to life. Contact us for a free quote today.

Written by Jack Leduc; Contributor: Hannah Maghini

43 What Will It Bee Gender Reveal Party Ideas (2024)


What is expected at a gender reveal party? ›

A gender reveal party will usually include food, drinks, games and of course the reveal itself! Some ideas include opening a box to reveal pink or blue helium-filled balloons or biting into cupcakes filled with pink or blue icing.

What is the gender of the bee? ›

The queen bee is female and creates all the babies for the hive. The drone bees are male and do not have a sting. Bees communicate with each other about food sources using dances. The sounds from the movement of the bees are picked up by the tiny hairs on the bee's head.

Who usually throws a gender reveal party? ›

Who typically hosts the party? Typically, the expecting couple hosts the gender reveal party. We know — that's one more thing on your plate as you prepare for the new baby. But the good news is that, compared to the baby shower, it's typically a less formal affair.

Who is supposed to throw a gender reveal party? ›

A: Considering the gender reveal is typically held in the earlier months of pregnancy and is the first official celebration of the bun in the oven, the parents to be often host the shower. After all, they are the ones deciding to announce the gender and share in the celebration with friends and family.

What are cute gender reveal snacks? ›

Create a gender reveal food table grazing board filled with an array of blueberries, blue cheeses, and other blue bites for a boy or watermelon, raspberries, deli meats, and other pink items for a girl.

Do you get gifts at a gender reveal party? ›

Gift giving at a gender reveal party is optional, but if you choose to give a gift, it's a nice gesture to follow the gift registry or theme requested on the invitation.

Do you do gifts at a gender reveal? ›

Bringing a gift for a gender reveal is not a requirement, but it is a wonderful gesture to celebrate the soon-to-be new addition to the family. It's like the pre-party to the main event, where you get to shower the expecting parents with all the love, and maybe a little something special to welcome baby with open arms.

How many hours is a gender reveal party? ›

How long do gender reveal parties usually last? They're typically brief, ranging from 1-2 hours.

Do parents host gender reveal party? ›

Because the sex is unknown, and guests will be buying baby gifts for the shower, you have the option to bring a little present for the parents to the gender reveal party, but it's not generally expected. The hosting duties can go to a relative or close friend, but the parents-to-be can also host this one.

Who pays for a baby shower? ›

Who Traditionally Pays for a Baby Shower? The hostess traditionally pays for the baby shower and its associated costs. However, the hostess can divide up the responsibility and costs by asking a few close family members or friends to co-host.

What are the three genders of bees? ›

The sex genes

Honey bee colonies are comprised of drones (reproductive males), workers (sterile females), and a queen (reproductive female).

How does gender work in bees? ›

Worker bees are all female, and are all offspring of the queen. But there are males in the hive called drones. Drones fly off to reproduce with other young queens who will start a new colony. There are three types of honey bee within every hive: workers, drones, and a queen.

What are the 3 types of bees? ›

A honey bee colony typically consists of three kinds of adult bees: workers, drones, and a queen. Several thousand worker bees cooperate in nest building, food collection, and brood rearing.

Do you say congratulations at a gender reveal? ›

Sending a congratulations message to the parents-to-be is a thoughtful way to show your support and celebrate this exciting milestone in their lives. In this article, we have compiled a variety of gender reveal congratulations messages to help you express your warm wishes and excitement.

How do you start a gender reveal party? ›

  1. Decide on the ideal moment. First, decide when you will announce the sex of your baby. ...
  2. Choose your venue. ...
  3. Prepare the invitations. ...
  4. Decide on the theme. ...
  5. Find an original way to reveal the baby's sex. ...
  6. Prepare food and drink. ...
  7. Think about activities for guests. ...
  8. Don't forget to take pictures.
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Do you bring a gift to gender reveal? ›

In short, bringing a gift to a gender reveal party is certainly appreciated, but not required. "Gift-giving is a personal choice and so is the amount you spend on the gift," says etiquette trainer Suzy Lins. "Keep in mind that gifts don't need to be expensive to be thoughtful."


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