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25 Alien & Space Themed Birthday Party Ideas

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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!

Space Alien Birthday Party Ideas

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1. From Spaceships and Laser Beams via Pizzazzerie: Alien Invasion Party – This is our first Space Alien Collection party and it was before my blog even existed! I still love the spark of bright colors and friendly little aliens that ramp up party excitement!

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2. From Hello My Sweet via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Retro Rocket Party – See way cool ideas for retro rockets and ray guns at this celebration.  DIY instructions will inspire you!

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3. From I Will Invitations via Hostess With the Mostess:  Space Cadet Party – In a galaxy far, far away, discover this darling and colorful space themed party. You’ll also find several really good activity ideas.

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4. From Fete a Fete via Celebrations at Home: Space Themed Birthday – I really like the moon crater cake and the planets that hang above it. The starshine beverage bar is a nice touch, too.

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5. From Top It Off Designs via Pretty My Party: Buzz Lightyear Birthday – You didn’t think we’d have a space/alien round-up without Buzz coming to the rescue, did you?  This party is a blast for Buzz fans!

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6. From Moms and Munchkins via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Space Alien Birthday Party – A glow in the dark backdrop, space themed place settings and glow in the dark party favors set the tone for a space age celebration.

7. From Sara West Photography via Design Dazzle: Astronaut Birthday Party – A DIY space shuttle would be fun anytime; add rocket fuel and a moon crater cake and you’ve got a party.

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8. From Lee Laa Loo via Hostess With the Mostess: Space Rocket Birthday – Did you realize that outer space is saturated with rich color? Yup. You can see it here. Also notice the very cool, very do-able candy rocket centerpiece.

9. From My Garden Party via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Astronaut Birthday – A subtle mix of rocket ships, stars and earth balls look gorgeous in this simply stylish celebration.

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10. From JL Designs: Robot Space Invader Baby Shower – Shades of cheery yellow, orange and grey are paired with space invaders for a delightful baby shower. Even the flower arrangements wear antennas!

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11. From Little Wheelz via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Space Alien Dessert Boy Bash on a Budget – Alien parties are such fun because there is so much room for imagination…I mean, who knows what aliens REALLY look like? Cute party!

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12. From Louise Sanders via Hostess With the Mostess: Rockets and Robots Space Party – Blue, orange and green give this party a fresh look. The favor jar rockets are a novel idea.

13. From Martha Stewart: Space Odyssey Birthday Party – Pick up a few party ideas here, including a suggestion for making spacesuits.

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14. From Where the Green Grass Grows via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Rocket Ship Birthday Party – Space travel begins down on the farm at this fun party where wide open fields afforded room for a popular rocket launch.

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15. From A Styled Fete via Anders Ruff: Modern Space Rocket Birthday – Stripes and brights are combined in this simple celebration that was only for immediate family…but there was no scrimping on style.

16. From Southern Belle’s Charm via Hostess With the Mostess:  Rockets and Aliens Birthday – This party was inspired by Toy Story 3 so you see lots of blue and green but there is much more here than characters from a movie. Notice the variety of fun alien monsters.

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17. From Blue Cupcake via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Alien Conquest Birthday – Spaceships hover over the dessert table city and the blue and green jellybean cake; look quickly, before it disappears!

18. From Sweet Rose Studio via Pizzazzerie: Rocket Blast-Off Party – Push-up pops look just like rockets! Planet and rocket shaped cake-pops join the dessert table too.

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19. From Stacey N. via Catch My Party: Astronaut Cullen Turns 5 – Mom and Dad worked together on the details for this party that surely delighted the birthday boy and the numerous guests. The cookies are especially cute and colorful.

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20. From Craft That Party via Hostess With the Mostess: Wall-E Birthday Party – This party actually focuses more on the green plant that Wall-E finds. There’s also some trash pick-up involved…maybe this is a theme to use to get that yard work done?

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21. From Crackers Art via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Rocket Man Party – See lots of red, white and blue patterns, star cookies and an adorable, do-able rocket cake.

22. From GreyGrey Designs: Retro Rocket Birthday Party – Look at the large rocket “blasting” up the stairwell—impressive!  Red, blue and yellow retro style is especially sweet for a two-year-old’s birthday.

23. From Enticing Icing via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Alien Invasion Party – Hanging rockets overhead, confetti on the ground, a rocket cake that emits (sparkler) flames…sweet party!

24. From Tradewind Tiaras via Kara’s Party Ideas: Star Wars Birthday Party – Like sparkle? See it here, as well as meteorite rock candy, shooting stars and galactic cookies.

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25. From Project: Party Perfect via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Alien Birthday Table on a Budget – Dollar store bowls become spaceships and drink cups are aliens at this colorful brunch buffet celebration.


What would your son love to see at a space themed alien birthday party?

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.