Spanish for a Birthday Party

Una tarta de cumpleaños

A Spanish-speaking friend has invited you to his birthday party? Do you need to write a dialogue or a text in Spanish about a birthday party? You’ve come to the right place!

In this post, we will first learn the most typical phrases in this situation. Then we also provide a couple of vocabulary lists with relevant words.

Enjoy and become an expert at talking in Spanish at birthday parties! 🥳🎂

Phrases

Before the party

Te invito a mi cumpleaños el próximo viernes.
I invite you to my birthday next Friday.

¡Gracias, claro que iré!
Thanks, of course I’ll come!

La fiesta será en mi piso.
The party will be in my apartment.

¿Qué le regalamos a Laura?
What should we give Laura as a present?

¿Le regalamos una colonia?
Should we give her a cologne?

¿A qué hora empieza la fiesta?
What time does the party begin?

Empieza a las siete de la tarde.
It begins at 7 pm.

Yo llevo la tarta de cumpleaños.
I’ll bring the birthday cake.

¿Qué llevo yo?
What should I bring?

At the party

¡Feliz cumpleaños!
Happy birthday!

¡Qué fiesta tan guay!
What a cool party!

Venga, abre los regalos.
Come on, open the presents.

Muchas gracias, es justo lo que quería.
Thank you you very much, it’s just what i wanted.

¡Aquí viene la tarta!
Here comes the cake!

Cumpleaños feliz, cumpleaños feliz, te deseamos todos… cumpleaños feliz. 🎵🎵🎵
Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, we all wish you… happy birthday to you. (“Happy Birthday to You” song in Spanish)

¿Quién quiere otro trozo de tarta?
Who wants another piece of cake?

¡Sopla las velas!
Blow the candles!

¿Qué música ponemos?
What music should we play?

Vocabulary

Actions

cumplir 20 añosto turn 20
organizar la fiestato organize the party
invitar a los amigosto invite friends
comprar los regalosto buy the presents
envolver los regalosto wrap the presents
abrir los regalosto open the presents
cantar el “Cumpleaños Feliz”to sing “Happy Birthday to You”
soplar las velasto blow the candles
cortar la tartato cut the cake
poner músicato play music
ir a la fiestato go to the party

More Vocabulary

la fiesta de cumpleañosbirthday party
la tarta de cumpleañosbirthday cake
los invitadosguests
las velascandles
el regalopresent
el papel de regalowrapping paper
la invitacióninvitation

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