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23 Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas You Will Love

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. Star Wars Printable Treat Cones
  2. 2. Star Wars Party Favor Bags
  3. 3. Death Star Cake
  4. 4. Good Vs. Evil Star Wars Dessert Table
  5. 5. Star Wars Bowling Birthday Party
  6. 6. Star Wars Party Activity Ideas
  7. 7. R2-D2 Cake
  8. 8. Storm Trooper Cupcakes
  9. 9. Star Wars Inspired Party Favor Bags
  10. 10. Star Wars Macarons
  11. 11. DIY Light Sabers
  12. 12. Star Wars Decorative Letters
  13. 13. Star Wars Sugar Cookies 
  14. 14. Cardboard Landspeeder
  15. 15. DIY Death Star Pinata
  16. 16. Princess Leia Headband
  17. 17. Star Wars Rice Krispies Treats
  18. 18. Stormtrooper Marshmallows
  19. 19. Princess Leia Cupcakes
  20. 20. Lightsaber Pretzels
  21. 21. R2-D2 Garbage Can
  22. 22. R2-D2 Popcorn Bags
  23. 23. Star Wars Dessert Table
  24. More birthday party ideas:
  25. Plus, check out these Star Wars Themed Food Ideas

You don’t have to search in a galaxy far, far away to find awesome Star Wars birthday party ideas. We’ve rounded up 23 out-of-this-world Star Wars party ideas that you will love. Discover fun suggestions for decorations, birthday cakes, party favors, dessert tables, party games, and menu items. Get inspired by these creative ideas and the party planning force will be strong with you.

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Star Wars Printable Treat Cones

1. Star Wars Printable Treat Cones

Lightsabers and Star Wars are pretty much inseparable, making this printable Star Wars light saber treat cone a must-have at your Star Wars party. Simply print out the template and assemble it prior to filling it with your guest of honor’s favorite party snack such as popcorn, candy, or pretzels.

Star Wars Party Favor Bags

2. Star Wars Party Favor Bags

Create your own Star Wars party favor bags by attaching Star Wars character faces to black gift bags. Fill them up with Star Wars Stickers, Legos, books, and treats.

3. Death Star Cake

If you want to really wow party guests, bake up your own Death Star cake, with an easy-to-follow recipe that any home cook can make.

Good vs. Evil Star Wars Dessert Table

4. Good Vs. Evil Star Wars Dessert Table

Create drama at your Star Wars party with a good vs. evil dessert table. Adding themed decorations and treats inspired by both the light and dark forces can create this conflict between good and evil. Incorporating shades of red vs. blue and dark vs. light, as well as adding hints of evil characters such as Darth Vader and good characters like Yoda can further reinforce the contrast.

Star Wars Bowling Birthday Party

5. Star Wars Bowling Birthday Party

Strike it big with an Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Bowling party that pairs a bowling theme with cool Star Wars details. Check out the budget-friendly details for DIY decorations and embellished store-bought treats.

Star Wars Party Activity Ideas

6. Star Wars Party Activity Ideas

Awesome Star Wars party activity ideas make for an out-of-this-world experience. Add a Jedi Training Academy to your list with activities like “Inflate Your Light Saber” station, “Destroy the Death Star” bean bag toss, “Fight in the Jedi Bubble Wars”, and “Free Han Solo” from the Jell-O game.

R2-D2 Cake

7. R2-D2 Cake

Layers and layers of cake are baked and stacked to create this unbelievable R2-D2 cake, covered in ganache, buttercream, and then fondant. Rice Krispy treat legs and more fondant details make this cake entirely edible. What a cool cake for a Star Wars party!

Storm Trooper Cupcakes

8. Storm Trooper Cupcakes

Making Storm Trooper cupcakes is easier than you think! Using a food-grade black marker, add Storm Trooper facial features to a marshmallow. Add the Storm Trooper marshmallow as a topper to a white-frosted cupcake.

Star Wars Inspired Party Favors

9. Star Wars Inspired Party Favor Bags

Why send home boring party favor bags when you can DIY your own Star Wars-inspired bags inexpensively? All you need to get started is white gift bags, sticky-backed black craft foam, and a permanent black ink marker.

Star Wars Macaroons

10. Star Wars Macarons

Macarons by themselves are pretty impressive, but these Star Wars Macarons are definitely out of this world. Try your hand at decorating R2-D2, Death Star, and Chewbacca-inspired macarons using a basic macaron recipe and royal icing.

DIY Light Sabers

11. DIY Light Sabers

Lightsabers are a must at any Star Wars party. The good news is you can DIY your own using dollar store pool noodles, duct tape, and electrical tape, it’s that easy.

A group of items on a tabletop

12. Star Wars Decorative Letters

Make up your own with some construction paper, and markers, or use and DIY craft alphabet letters. Get creative with phases and design.

Star Wars Sugar Cookies

13. Star Wars Sugar Cookies 

Whip up a batch of Star Wars sugar cookies to represent key characters from the movie. All you need is a basic sugar cookie recipe and spring-loaded stamp-style cookie cutters. To frost or not frost, that is your choice.

Cardboard Lanspeeder

14. Cardboard Landspeeder

Save your cardboard boxes and DIY some cardboard landspeeders for your next Star Wars party. Get creative by adding tin foil, construction paper, black markers, and glue. Guests can snack on party treats while they watch their favorite episode from the comforts of their very own hovercraft.

DIY Death Star Pinata

15. DIY Death Star Pinata

DIY your own Death Star piñata for a fun Star Wars party game. It’s a relatively easy process covering an inflated beach ball with several layers of paper Mache and adding details with paint.

Princess Leia Headband

16. Princess Leia Headband

Princess Leia’s buns are iconic. In about 30 minutes, you can create your own Princess Leia headband for aspiring Jedi princesses using a brown headband, yarn, felt and a glue gun.

Star Wars Rice Krispies Treats

17. Star Wars Rice Krispies Treats

Whether you’re a fan of the dark side of the force or the light, whipping up a batch of these Star Wars Rice Krispies Treats for your party may just awaken some enthusiasm at your party. A basic Rice Krispies Treat recipe is used with a little green food coloring mixed in for Yoda and some cocoa powder and black food coloring used for Darth Vader. Use cookie cutters to help create the shapes.

Stormtrooper Marshmallow pops

18. Stormtrooper Marshmallows

Ordinary marshmallows just won’t cut it for a Star Wars party. Create these Stormtrooper Marshmallows easily by using a black food-safe marker.

Princess Leia Cupcakes

19. Princess Leia Cupcakes

Transform a batch of your favorite cupcakes into Princess Leia cupcakes. In addition to baked cupcakes, all you need is some white, pink, and black frosting and Oreo cookies for the buns.

Lightsaber Pretzels

20. Lightsaber Pretzels

You only need two ingredients to make these lightsaber pretzels—candy melts in lightsaber colors and pretzel rods. A simple melting, dipping, and drying process will allow party guests to have just as much fun playing with their food as eating it.

R2-D2 Garbage Can

21. R2-D2 Garbage Can

Whether you want a cool garbage can for guests to throw party trash into or need a cool inexpensive prop for a Star Wars dessert table, this R2-D2 garbage can serves both functions. Check out your local dollar store for an appropriately shaped garbage can and get to work recreating R2’s details from vinyl.

R2-D2 Popcorn Bags

22. R2-D2 Popcorn Bags

Now your Star Wars party guests can nibble their popcorn from stylish R2-D2 inspired popcorn bags. Simply use construction paper and glue to add R2-D2  to a white paper lunch bag.

Star Wars Dessert Table Photo

23. Star Wars Dessert Table

If you’re in the dark about how to create a Star Wars dessert table, it’s time for some enlightenment. Check out this simple dessert table made using a Star Wars backdrop, complete with the party guest’s name created using a Star Wars font. Star Wars-themed toys and labels can add a pop to your table with some candy, light saber cupcakes, and a simple Darth Vader toy topping the cake.

More birthday party ideas:

Plus, check out these Star Wars Themed Food Ideas

Star Wars Themed Food Ideas

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