Whether your little guy wants to blast off to explore outerspace with astronauts or save the earth from space aliens, you’re sure to find theme ideas to spark imaginations in our round-up.
From simply styled in quiet colors to busy zaps of brights, it’s all here. Zoom around the neighborhood before taking off for your own celebration to see some of the best dessert tables and party ideas!
- Getting ready for your party is easy with the Spaceships and Laser Beams alien birthday party printables collection.
- You’ll find lots of creative inspiration with this Boy’s Outer Space Themed Birthday Party.
1. Alien Invasion Party
From Spaceships and Laser Beams via Pizzazzerie
This is Spaceships and Laser Beams; first space alien collection party and it was before the blog even existed! I still love the spark of bright colors and friendly little aliens that ramp up the party excitement. This blogger used bright decorations and out of this world serving dishes to make healthy snacks fun. Star shaped turkey and cheese sandwiches and star shaped watermelon in fruit salad kept everything adorably on theme.
2. Retro Rocket Party
From Hello My Sweet via Spaceships and Laser Beams
With a little creativity and crafting magic, this mom devised an amazing outer space themed birthday party with a unique twist. Incorporated into the magnificent dessert table were fun props that party guests could wear to fly around the room. Any kid would have a blast playing with homemade jetpacks and space helmets. The dessert table itself was filled with tasty goodies, including rocket fuel test tube sodas, dark matter cake pops, and Milky Way cupcakes!
3. Space Cadet Party
From I Will Invitations via Kara’s Party Ideas
Calling all space cadets! This space cadet themed birthday party is filled with fun ideas and activities that would be great for any space themed party. Some of my highlights of this outer space bash include the adorable piped rocket ship sugar cookies, adorable alien cake pops, rocket ship gumball machines, and fantastic rocket ship fondant cake. My son’s friends would also go crazy for the alien disguises activity.
4. Space Themed Birthday
There are so many special DIY projects and fun elements in this pace themed birthday party that really bring it to life. The dessert table is set against a black fabric background, outfitted with a splash of silver stars and paper lanterns decorated to look like different planets from our solar system! The homemade treats are also amazing. The spread featured homemade rocket popsicles, meteorite rock candies, and rocket ship sugar cookies.
5. Buzz Lightyear Birthday
To infinity, and beyond! You didn’t think we would have an outer space round-up without Buzz coming to the rescue, did you? This dessert table is sure to have Buzz Lightyear fans in total awe. Decked out in bold green blue, and purple decorations, this dessert table features so many fun and on-theme treats. Dark chocolate filled rockets, chocolate dipped star Oreos, alien cake pops, and bright blue macarons are among the wonderful snacks ready for guests.
6. Space Alien Birthday Party
From Moms and Munchkins via Spaceships and Laser Beams
For an out of this world theme that captures the imaginations of little boys everywhere, be sure to check out the wonderful decorations ideas in this post. Some of my favorite details from this party include the glow in the dark alien backdrop behind the food table, the space themed table settings, the sky high cloud cupcakes, and the glow in the dark party favors!
7. Astronaut Birthday Party
This amazing astronaut themed fourth birthday party incorporates so many simple astronaut party activities that are great for kids and beautiful decorative touches. The design of the invitations are super clever, with writing on the side of the moon that says, “Turning four is one small step for man, but one giant party for mankind.” I don’t know about you, but I think that is hilarious! What a great way to make your little boy feel special in such a creative way.
8. Space Rocket Birthday
From Lee Laa Loo via YouTube
Outer space is filled with rich and bold colors, which make the perfect color palette for an epic space rocket themed birthday party. This party is filled with fun pops of royal blue, bright red, lime green, and deep yellow. The personalized birthday banners and graphic cut-outs are fun and graphic. I also love the rocket ship centerpiece filled with red, green, and yellow candies. It is such a do-able DIY project.
9. Astronaut Birthday
From My Garden Party via Spaceships and Laser Beams
I love the gorgeous simplicity of this space themed birthday party that is filled with a subtle mix of rocket ships, stars, and earth balls. A mostly white and silver color scheme really makes the bright blue accents pop! On the table itself, guests received a time travel coloring book, bouncy earth balls, handmade rocket ship place cards, and a hidden bag of candies and sweets.
10. Robot Space Invader Baby Shower
From JL Designs
Shades of cheery yellow, bright orange, and soft grey are paired with the cutest space invaders for a delightful baby shower that is both pretty and boy-friendly. Beautiful floral arrangements decked out with floral antennas were scattered throughout the party, along with thoughtful details to make the theme shine through. Microchip chips in tin cans, chocolate dipped donut hole asteroids, and rocket fuel drinks were among the tasty snacks served!
11. Space Alien Dessert Boy Bash on a Budget
Alien parties are so much fun because there is so much room for creativity. I mean, who knows what aliens really look like anyways? There are so many great alien-themed elements in this alien invasion space themed birthday bash on a budget. Alien slime sugar cookies, spaceship whoopee pies, and a hairy alien cake are among the delicious treats served.
12. Rockets and Robots Space Party
Rockets and robots ruled the décor at this amazing boy’s second birthday party! This fantastic mom sent her little boy shooting into the stars with vintage inspired decorations and a lovely blue and orange color scheme. The party décor consisted of honeycomb paper ball planets, homemade rockets, spaceship and robot masks, rocket favors, and of course the space rocket cake.
13. Space Odyssey Birthday Party
From Martha Stewart
Send a manned party to the backyard to explore space-themed contests and treats. Guests at this party engaged in a wildly fun training camp, played a bunch of party games, and devoured a cosmic birthday cake. Space suits were also made with disposable coveralls and adorable details such as shoulder stripes and kid’s names with stickers and colored electrical tape. Any astronaut in the making would love going to this party.
14. Rocket Ship Birthday Party
When you think of a boy’s rocket ship themed party, are you blasted with a sense of nostalgia and childlike wonder? The magic and excitement of watching a rocket launch is every boy’s dream and this party brings those dreams to life. This brilliant blogger designed a special celebration, transforming a beautiful rustic setting into an amazing launch pad with bounce houses, a rocket fuel station, and treats all boy astronauts will love.
15. Modern Space Rocket Birthday
From A Styled Fete via Anders Ruff
This third birthday party just goes to show that a few dramatic elements such as fabrics and printables, you can pull together an impressive and coordinated party. This incredible mom hosted a “Love you to the moon and back” themed party that perfectly incorporated stars and rockets – everything little boys love and even sweeter! I am in love with the chalkboard background with hand drawn stars and a fun geometric hanging garland.
16. Rockets and Aliens Birthday
From Southern Belle’s Charm via Hostess With the Mostess
Cotton candy rockets with pop rock aliens, adorable DIY monster aliens with giant googly eyes, and Rice Krispie treats shaped like rockets sound like a blast, right?! There are so many clever and creative details in this Rockets and Aliens birthday party dreamed up by a fantastic mom. A palette of lime green and bright blue created a super fun environment, filled with hanging spirals, handmade rockets, paper lanterns, and balloons!
17. Alien Conquest Birthday
Aliens are taking over the planet in this creative birthday bash filled with wonderful details and super fun desserts! Alien space crafts hover over a homemade city made of bright blue and green cardboard skyscrapers. This brilliant blogger made the most amazing candy trees and a three-tiered jelly bean cake that stands front and center.
18. Rocket Blast-Off Party
From Sweet Rose Studio via Pizzazzerie
5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Blast off! It’s time for a birthday space adventure with this rocket themed party put together for an adorable little aspiring astronaut. Not only is it a fun and original theme, but the party is also chock full of creative DIYs that make for fun decorations and activities. Little guests had a great time taking pictures in the rocket photo booth, fashioned out of an old TV box. A little paint goes a long way!
19. Astronaut Cullen Turns 5
From Stacey N. via Catch My Party
This little guy’s love for anything space related inspired an out of this world birthday party fit for a future astronaut. The dessert table was decorated with a simple table cloth and blue background with fun string art balloons, then loaded up with all kinds of amazing treats. Keep your eyes peeled for chocolate covered Oreo cookies, the super easy DIY rocket ship cake, and adorably decorated sugar cookies.
20. Wall-E Birthday Party
Incorporate sustainability and eco-friendliness into your party by inviting a family favorite character, WALL-E! Ridiculously cute and clever desserts, fun decorations inspired by the movie, and a host of activities brought this amazing WALL-E Birthday Party to life. WALL-E and Eve themed treats were everywhere and included decorated sugar cookies, lollipops, and cake push pops complete with a little green sprout.
21. Rocket Man Party
From Crackers Art via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Blue, red, and white patterns fill this Rocket Man themed birthday party with vibrant color and an amazing color scheme. The consistent use of color pulls the theme together, and a few fun patterns add a whole other dimension to the decorations! The dessert table is most impressive, donning red, white, and blue, striped table cloths topped with a tizzy of treats. Star shaped cookies, popcorn, and an amazing rocket ship cake are among the desserts!
22. Retro Rocket Birthday Party
From GreyGrey Designs
Enter this retro rocket second birthday party and you will be greeted by a rocket blasting right up the stairs to lead you to the party space. Blue, red, and yellow make a brilliantly vibrant color scheme, and these three colors can be found everywhere! From brightly decorated cupcakes to chocolate dipped marshmallow pops, this party has it all.
23. Alien Invasion Party
From Enticing Icing via Spaceships and Laser Beams
This marvelous mom found fun and creative ways to serve up an impressive spread of healthy snacks and treats at her son’s space themed birthday party. With some adorable printable graphics and brightly colored party décor, she created a brilliant party that kids were sure to have a blast at. I love the Jell-O cups, funfetti sprinkled sandwiches, and chocolate granola cups!
24. Star Wars Birthday Party
From Tradewind Tiaras via Kara’s Party Ideas
Do you have any little Star Wars fans in your life? If you answered yes then you have to check out this amazing Star Wars themed birthday party that looks straight out of Pottery Barn. Rock candy meteorites, lightsaber pretzel rods, and chocolate peanut butter planet pops were among the delicious treats served. The dessert table was also set in front of an amazing light-up backdrop that looks just like outer space!
25. Alien Birthday Table on a Budget
From Project: Party Perfect via Spaceships and Laser Beams
A brunch-time alien invasion is the perfect way to celebrate a little one’s special day. This breakfast party menu included kid-friendly favorites like muffins, pancakes, yogurt parfaits, and more. The food tables are perfectly decorated with star print fabric tablecloths and bright blue spaceships made from dollar store plastic bowls. I also love the green alien cups complete with pipe cleaner antennae.
Plan an out of this world alien themed birthday party with these great sources gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.
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- Wind Up Futuristic Robots
- Glow Stick Bracelets
- LED Flashing Balloons
- Bendable Alien Toys
- Glow in the Dark Stars
- Glow in the Dark Straws
- Glow in the Dark Utensils
- Inflatable Aliens
- UFO Alien Parking Sign
- Outer Space Table Cover
- Space Alien Balloons
- Outer Space Party Supplies
- Solar System Party Plates
- Alien Party Masks
Check out more great alien party ideas.
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