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21 Mighty Minion Birthday Party Ideas

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Despicable Me lovers will go bananas over this list of 21 mighty Minion birthday party ideas! From cute treats like Minion pretzels, cookies, cupcakes, and lollipops to clever tips on DIY Minion balloons and a piñata, you must not miss these ideas. EVERYONE needs some minions!

These 23 Minion Birthday Party Ideas collected by Spaceships and Laser Beams are truly inspirational.


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These Minion Pretzel Treats are perfect treats for the party you're planning.

1. Minion Pretzels :: Cutesy Crafts

These Minion Pretzels might take a little time and effort, but aren’t they just too cute to handle? If they seem like a lot of work for a larger party, why not add them to a Minion-themed snack mix?

These Mini Minion Moon Pies are adorable and fun! Perfect for your Despicable Me party.

2. Minion Moon Pies :: Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons

I just love these little guys! This recipe is not as much of a time commitment as the pretzels, but they’re just as cute.

These Easy Minion Cupcakes are cute and fairly simple!

3. Easy Minion Cupcakes :: Eats Amazing

Whether you’re a seasoned baker or are just getting to know your oven, you should definitely give these Minion Cupcakes a try. How could you resist?

Make your own Minion Pinata with this simple DIY guide!

4. DIY Minion Pinata :: Raising Whasians

The only problem with this DIY Minion Pinata is that the kids might not want to break it, because it’s so adorable! It’s a great DIY project to start ahead of time, so you can have a stress-free Minion party.

These Easy No-Bake Minion Cookies will delight your guests!

5. Easy Minion Cookies :: Love From the Oven

If you and your oven aren’t quite on speaking terms, but you still want cute “baked” goods for your Minion party, then you should give these Easy Minion Cookies a try. They’re no bake, so no fuss, and come out brilliantly.

These Minion Sand Buckets are simple and a great way to incorporate your theme into traditional party games and activities.

6. Minion Sand Bucket Favors + Free Printable :: Frugal Fun 4 Boys

All you need for this craft is yellow buckets and some duct tape (white, black and pink) — the printable pattern is free! This is perfect for your Minion party if you’re on a budget, but is actually pretty great no matter what.

This amazing Minion Cake is a 3D version of a minion! Guests at your Despicable Me party will be thrilled.

7. Minion Cake :: CrazyAboutCake, as seen on Cakes Decor

Feel like a bit of a challenge? Why not DIY this Minion Cake? If not, take the recipe to a local bakery and see if they are up for it.

Take advantage of Minion's coloring and make these delicious Banana Ice Cream Cone Minions

8. Banana Ice Cream Cone Minions :: Hungry Happenings

If your Minion party is in the summer, then you have to try these Banana Ice Cream Cone Minions. It also includes a no-churn banana ice cream recipe, which I’m definitely going to try this summer, minions or not!

These amazing Minion Fondant Toppers can make even the simplest of cake relevant to your Despicable Me-themed party.

9. Minion Fondant Toppers (for Cupcakes/Desserts) :: Lynlee’s

I know it’s difficult for Minions not to be cute, but come on… Aren’t these just the cherry on top? These Minion Fondant Toppers would be great to make or buy ahead, and decorate with on the day.

Looking for a healthy snack at your Despicable Me Minion party? These bananas (in printable outfits!) are the perfect solution.

10. Minion Bananas + Free Printable :: Party Delights

If you’re looking for a few healthier options, then these Minion Bananas are right up your alley, plus they include a free printable!

This Minion Pretzel Bark includes details of minions without requiring carefully detailed icing or decoration.

11. Minions Pretzel Bark :: Mom Endeavors

With only 4 ingredients, Minion Pretzel Bark is definitely on the menu. It’s really easy to make, can be made ahead and takes only a few minutes to put together. What more could you want?

This printable Minions Treat bag is the perfect way to present yellow and blue treats at a Minion or Despicable Me party.

12. Minions Treat Bag + Free Printable Topper :: Finding Zest

Don’t you just love these Minion Treat Bags? The printable for the topper is free, so it’s a quick and cost effective DIY party favor.

These Twinkie Minion cupcakes are adorable and easy! Perfect for a Despicable Me party.

13. Minions Cupcakes :: Brownie Bites

The Minion decorations for these cupcakes are made with Twinkies, making this a super quick cupcake decorating project. Plus, you get a Twinkie with your cupcake, which no one has ever complained about!

This fun homemade Minions Pretzel Bark is sure to please guests at your Despicable Me party.

14. Homemade Minions Pretzel Bark :: Six Time Mommy

This Minion Pretzel Bark is similar to number 11, but has added sprinkles!

This Minion Door Decoration will get your guests into the theme before they even get inside.

15. Minion Door Decoration :: homedit

This Minion Door Decoration is the perfect way to get guests into the theme before they even step into the party.

This Minion Party Dessert Table includes an array of these cute Despicable Me characters.

16. Minion Party Dessert Table :: Lenni U, as seen on Catch My Party

There are so many delicious ideas on this Minion Party Dessert Table. Don’t you just love the Minion Rice Krispies treats? Such adorable ideas.

These Marshmallow Minion cake pops are fun, cute and easy to make!

17. Marshmallow Minions :: Tablespoon

These Marshmallow Minions are just too cute. You could present them on skewers as in the photo, or you could even use them as cupcake toppers.

These amazing Minion Balloons are easy and very festive. Perfect for a minion party.

18. Minion Balloons :: homedit

These Minion Balloons make a great Despicable Me party decoration, and are cheap and easy to make yourself.

These DIY Minion Lollipops are inspirational and perfect for a Despicable Me party.

19. Minion Lollipops :: Or So She Says

This might be one of the most original ideas on the list: Minion Lollipops. The recipe just calls for melting candy in the oven, so no candy thermometers or scary melted sugar!

This Minion Party Mix includes yellow candy and little eyeballs - cute and delicious.

20. Minion Mix :: Spaceships and Laser Beams

This Minion Mix would be great for kids to much on while watching a movie at your Minion party. And because you choose the ingredients yourself, it’s actually pretty low sugar too!

This blue and yellow Minions Munch Party Snack Mix is cute and fun. Perfect for your Despicable Me party.

21. Minions Munch Snack Mix :: The Simple Parent

This is a slightly sweeter version of the Minion Mix, but it would be great for a treat. Isn’t that what parties are for, after all?

Check out these great Minion party ideas, gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams, perfect for your next party.

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Jennifer Carver

As the mother of 4 children, 3 of whom are busy boys, much of Jen's free time is spent at the ball field, brushing up on video game terminology and building Lego towers. Jen is the owner and creative mind behind Banner Events. With a passion for event planning & party styling and an obsession with the little details that take an event from ordinary to extraordinary, Jen wakes up every morning excited to get to work.