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21 Top Pokémon Birthday Party Ideas

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. Pokémon Party Dessert Table
  2. 2. Pokémon Party Invitation
  3. 3. Pin the Tail on the Pikachu
  4. 4. Pikachu Cupcakes
  5. 5. Pokémon Training Camp
  6. 6. DIY Pikachu Balloons
  7. 7. DIY Pokémon Balls
  8. 8. Pikachu Cups
  9. 9. Pokeball Cake Pops
  10. 10. Pokémon Macarons
  11. 11. DIY Pikachu Pinata
  12. 12. DIY Candy Pokémon Pokeballs
  13. 13. Pokeball Marshmallows
  14. 14. Pokémon Cake
  15. 15. Pokémon Billiards
  16. 16. Pokémon Toss Game
  17. 17. Pikachu Cake Pops
  18. 18. Pikachu Peeps
  19. 19. DIY Pokémon Paper Lantern
  20. 20. Pokémon Character Headbands
  21. 21. Pokémon Party Favors
  22. BONUS Pokémon Bookmark Craft 
  23. BONUS DIY Pokémon Pinata Cake 
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  25. Plus, don't miss 21 Super Mario Brother Party Ideas

Plan the perfect Pokémon birthday party with these 21 ideas. With the release of the Pokémon Go app and movies like Detective Pikachu, the Pokémon craze has been revitalized and a whole new generation of Pokémon lovers has emerged. We’re helping you plan your next themed birthday party with this roundup of 21 top Pokémon birthday party ideas. From DIY Pikachu balloons and pokeballs to tutorials for making candy pokeballs and Pikachu peeps, you’ll choose to come back to this list of ideas over and over as you plan your own celebration.

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Pokemon Party Dessert Table

1. Pokémon Party Dessert Table

No matter what age you are celebrating, guests will love this colorful Pokémon dessert table that features inspired treats like paper Pokeball topped cupcakes and cups full of candy and party favors. Replicate the backdrop by gluing yellow paper plates together and attaching a Pokeball sign customized with the guest of honor’s name and age.

Modern Pokemon Party Invitation

2. Pokémon Party Invitation

This clean and simple invitation design is modern and fresh. Let guests know that you “choose” them to help you celebrate.

Pin the Tail on the Pikachu

3. Pin the Tail on the Pikachu

This Pokémon game is an inspired spin-off of the classic “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” party game. Simply blindfold guests and give them a little spin before setting them loose to give Pikachu his tailback.

Pikachu Cupcakes

4. Pikachu Cupcakes

DIYing Pikachu cupcakes is easy with a few simple ingredients:  cupcakes, frosting, candy corn, red gumdrops, and Junior Mints. Add Junior Mints for eyes, halved gumdrops for cheeks, and frosting coated candy corn for the ears.

Pokemon Training Camp

5. Pokémon Training Camp

Get party guests going with these fun and exciting training exercises.

DIY Pikachu Balloons

6. DIY Pikachu Balloons

Use permanent markers to transform ordinary yellow balloons into adorable Pikachus.

DIY Pokemon Balls

7. DIY Pokémon Balls

Make your own Pokémon Balls in just 10 minutes. Perfect party favor and a great place for guests to store all the Pokémon they catch at your party.

Pikachu Cups

8. Pikachu Cups

Boring party cups no more. These yellow party cups get a Pikachu makeover with help from some markers.

Pokeball Cake Pops

9. Pokeball Cake Pops

Cake pops are the perfect shape to be transformed into pokeballs. Dip the top red in red frosting and the bottom white and then add some signature black detailing.

Pokemon Macarons

10. Pokémon Macarons

Macarons just got even more amazing with Pokémon faces added using edible markers. A perfect project for the artist in your family.

DIY Pikachu Pinata

11. DIY Pikachu Pinata

Add a piñata to your party games by DIYing a Pikachu using crepe paper and paper Mache. This tutorial will walk you through the details.

DIY Candy Pokemon Pokeballs

12. DIY Candy Pokémon Pokeballs

Imagine a chocolate piñata explosion in your mouth, and that is exactly what you’ll have when you make these candy Pokeballs.

Pokeball Marshmallows

13. Pokeball Marshmallows

Who doesn’t love marshmallows? These Pokeball marshmallows dipped in melted red candy and topped with white chocolate chips and chocolate detailing are easy enough to make that even children can help.

Pokemon Cake

14. Pokémon Cake

Fondant details like famed Pokémon trainer Ash and a Pokeball cake topper make this cake amazing.

Pokemon Billiards

15. Pokémon Billiards

Guests will love trying their hand at Pokémon billiards. Using a golf ball, they must try to only knock the DIY Pokeball out of the taped ring, leaving the ping balls inside the ring.

Pokemon Toss Game

16. Pokémon Toss Game

Little guests will love tossing whiffle balls through the Pokémon-covered game board. It’s easy to get creative with some cardboard and glued-on characters pictures from a Pokémon coloring book.

Pikachu Cake Pops

17. Pikachu Cake Pops

These Pikachu cake pops, complete with their signature ears, are the perfect bite-sized dessert table treat.

Pikachu Peeps

18. Pikachu Peeps

Yellow Easter bunny Peeps and edible ink markers pair to easily make these Pikachu Peeps a great addition to your Pokémon dessert table.

DIY Pokemon Paper Lantern

19. DIY Pokémon Paper Lantern

Who would’ve thought that a little red spray paint, black electrical tape, and a black cardstock circle could transform white paper lanterns into Pokeball party decorations? Now you have all the skills you need.

Pokemon Character Headbands

20. Pokémon Character Headbands

Help guests get into character with Pokémon character headbands. All you need is a bag of black headbands and some construction paper, colored markers, and glue. They are the perfect party accessory and a great take-home Pokémon party favor.

Pokemon Party Favors

21. Pokémon Party Favors

Do you enjoy party favors disguised as Pikachus? You betcha! Simple yellow paper bags with cardstock features have never looked cuter.

Pokemon Bookmark Kids Craft Idea

BONUS Pokémon Bookmark Craft 

DIY Pokemon Pinata Cake

BONUS DIY Pokémon Pinata Cake 

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