Fun and Unique Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

by Major League Mommy
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Are you on the hunt for the perfect theme for your child’s birthday party? If so, you may want to consider a Star Wars theme. 

Throwing a Star Wars themed party can be a great way to bring the galaxy far, far away to your next birthday celebration. And Major League Mommy wants to help you do just that!

Here, you’ll find some of the most interesting and unique Star Wars themed party ideas that will make your event stand out from the rest.

So let’s get to it.

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The party starts with the invitations. There are lots of fun DIY options like this DIY lightsaber invitation.

You can also find some pretty cool options on Etsy if you don’t want to make your own. Look at these unique Stars Wars invitations!

Another option is to create your own invitations using Canva. This is a pretty simple and cost-effective option, and there are a ton of templates to choose from.

Let’s Decorate

Start by decorating your space with iconic Star Wars imagery.

Hang up posters of classic characters and scenes, or use projection mapping to project images of the Death Star or other planets onto your walls.

If you’re looking for something a bit more interactive, set up a life-sized version of the Millennium Falcon.

You can also fill your party venue with balloons featuring your favorite Star Wars characters and designs.

To make your planning easier, we’ve included some of the best Star Wars decorations on Amazon below.

stars wars 3d lamp
Star Wars 3D Illusion Lamp

Multi color changing

galaxy backdrop
Galaxy Backdrop

7ft x 5ft

Star Wars party decoration set |
Star Wars Decoration Set

Includes: Balloons, Banner, Cake topper, Cupcake toppers

Black metallic tinsel
Black Metallic Tinsel

Fringe Curtains

R2 D2 balloon
R2-D2 Balloon

Helium Required

DIY Star Wars Decorations

We always include a DIY decorations section for all our crafters out there. And with the Star Wars party theme, there are so many exciting DIY decoration opportunities.

For example, you can create your own galaxy room or recreate this stunning Star Wars backdrop.

You can check out our Star Wars party Pinterest board for even more DIY ideas!

The Tasty Part

No Star Wars themed party is complete without some out-of-this-world food.

Serve your guests intergalactic snacks like R2-D2 cupcakes, Wookiee cookies, and Darth Vader shaped sandwiches.

You can also get creative and serve a variety of drinks in Star wars themed cups or create your favorite dip and serve it in a “Death Star” dip bowl.


Costume Contest

Encourage everyone to dress up as their favorite Star Wars character and have a costume contest.

Photo Booth

Set up a fun backdrop and props to make it look like you’re in a galaxy far, far away. These photos can also can double as a souvenir for guests to take with them after the party.

Star Wars Themed Games

Play games like “Pin the Lightsaber on Darth Vader,” “Name That Star Wars Character,” or “Star Wars Trivia.”

Lightsaber Duel

What’s a Star Wars party without a lightsaber duel? Have your guests duel one another with their homemade (or toy) lightsabers and the winner gets a prize.

Bust Open a Star Wars Pinata

Pinatas are a party favorite. You can create your own Stars Wars pinata or you can buy one and fill it up with tons of goodies.

A Theme Within a Theme?

Another option for your Star Wars party is to select a theme within the theme. Here are some ideas below.

  • Movie Night
  • Game Night
  • Pajama party
  • Glow in the dark party
  • Adults vs. kids

Concluding Your Party

Don’t forget to send your guests with a fun Star Wars themed “thank you gift.” You can prepare goodie bags filled with tasty treats, tattoos, or other exciting party favors.

You may even choose to send guests with their very own lightsaber as a thank-you.

With these fun and unique Star Wars themed party ideas, you’ll be sure to have a party that will be remembered for years to come! You can check out our curated Star Wars Party Ideas List for even more fun decor and galaxy-themed party supplies.

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