I love finding unique ways to decorate a party. Getting creative with Ice Cube Trays and Candy Molds are a simple way to surprise guests with a fun “extra touch” that takes very little effort!
I was shopping online and came across a few cool ice cube trays. Then I kept finding more and more awesome shapes. Today, I have rounded up my 25 Favorite Ice Cube Trays for a party! From shot glasses you can freeze to movie themes, you’re sure to find something perfect for your next big party.
What can you do with ice cube trays?
Ice cube trays are good for many more things than just freezing water!
- Fill trays with all kinds of things like colorful Kool-Aid for rainbow drinks, herbs and lemon juice for tea, pureed fruit, edible flowers with water, coffee for making easy iced coffee drinks, leftover wine for cooking, juice and more.
- Make unique DIY gifts by melting used crayons and chocolate in silicone trays.
- Add fun shaped ice to buckets for chilling wine, party punch bowls, pitchers or specialty drinks.
I hope you enjoy all of these fun ideas I found for you!
Not Your Usual Ice Cube Tray Shapes
With so many fun shapes available, you don’t need to buy the typical ice cube trays we had as kids. Take a look at these cool shaped trays to keep on hand for a party.
- Crushed Ice Cubes
- Sphere Ice Cubes
- Hexagon Ice Cubes
- Various Shapes Ice Trays
- Extra Large Cubes
- Shot Glass Ice Trays
Baby & Wedding Shower Party Ideas
These ice cube tray shapes would be great for punch, drinks and party favors at a wedding or baby shower!
- Rubber Ducky Ice Cubes ~ Melt yellow candy for easy cupcake toppers or party treats.
- Mustache Ice Cube Tray ~ Mustaches would be super cute for a “Little Man” Baby Shower!
- Diamond Ring Ice Cube Tray ~ Perfect for drinks at a bachelorette party or wedding shower.
- Heart Shaped Ice Cubes ~ The ideas are endless for a simple heart shaped mold!
Movie & TV Themed Ice Cubes
Use themed ice cube trays for super fans of these movies and shows!
- Frozen Snowflake Ice Cube Molds
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Head Ice Cube Tray
- Lego Ice Cube Molds
- Han Solo in Carbonite Star Wars Ice Cube Trays
- Doctor Who Ice Cubes
- Star Trek Ice Cubes
- Gin and Titanic Ice Tray
Fun Trays For the Girls
- Frozen Princess Wand Ice Cube Trays
- Hello Kitty Ice Cube Trays
- Jewel Ice Cube Trays
- Cat Ice Cube Tray
- Lego Friends Ice Cube Trays
Fun Trays For the Guys
Now all you need are a few great drink recipes where cool ice cubes would make a big splash! You might enjoy these:
Originally published on January 19, 2015. Last Updated on May 15, 2021 by Amy Locurto