Bat Bar Mitzvah Party Ideas for an Environment or Nature Theme Party

Browse these great bar bat mitzvah party theme ideas for your environment/ nature theme party.

Mitzvah Projects

The Jewish National Fund and the New Israel Fund are great places to start your search for a relevant, Israel-based environment-themed mitzvah project. The Sierra Club and the Nature Conservancy are among many other worthy organizations to consider, too.


Hold your party in a botanical garden or event space with plenty of outdoor space. (Look in our vendor quick search for local party locations, then refine your search for outdoor spaces.)


See our collection of invitations featuring a Tree of Life motif.


If your town has them, arrange for a fleet of pedi-cabs to take guests from their hotels to your venue or from the synagogue to the party location. Or pick a party location near public transportion so guests can take a bus or train to get about.

Make yours a ZeroCarbon simcha by offsetting your carbon footprint. Learn more from CarbonFund.

Sign In Board / Book

Use a recycled paper book and a pencil wrapped in tree bark.

Place Cards

Attach every name tag to an energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulb (still in its box so it won't break when taken home)

Attach every name tag to a card from the Environmental Defense Action Fund listing 20 simple steps to fight global warming. You can print this up yourself or ask the EDAF for copies.

Centerpieces & Tabletop Decor

Centerpiece ideas: arrangements of oversize tropical leaves or evergreen branches, fish in bowls, green plants, topiaries

Green linens

Use photographs of beautiful scenes from nature and the logos of environmental groups you admire, to create Photofetti, the fun, stylish, personalized "photo confetti" you sprinkle across the table. Click here to visit Photofetti. Favors & Giveaways

Small tree seedlings

The new environmentally friendly compact fluorescent lightbulbs

Coupons toward offsetting your carbon footprint

Bloembox tiny tins plantable seeds (set of 6)

Other Decor
Leaf gobos (lighting patterns) projected onto walls


Honor all your guests by naming 13 easy ways they can help the environment

When Professional Party Planners Use This Theme

A recent party celebrating Environmental Media awards in Los Angeles featured: a green rather than red carpet to welcome guests, recycled napkins, organic food and alcohol, table linens with leaf motifs, recycled materials for all goodie bag gifts, plants and greenery throughout.