Awaken the Force with these Star Wars Party Ideas

<![CDATA[There’s never been a better time to throw a Star Wars party — with the release of Episode VII: The Force Awakens earlier this year, love for the Star Wars franchise is at an all-time high. Whether you’re from a generation that watched eagerly as the prologues scrolled up the screen to set the scene for a new adventure, or you’re one of the legions of new fans who’ve discovered the galaxy far, far away for the first time, plan a blockbuster birthday party so good your friends will want a sequel.



If your birthday is still light years away, May the Fourth is the perfect excuse to invite your friends over for a Star Wars marathon. Check out our Top 10 Ways to Celebrate May the Fourth for some great party ideas, then browse our range of Star Wars party supplies for the best party in the galaxy.


Star Wars Episode VII Costumes



1. Star Wars Episode 7 Stormtrooper Deluxe Boys Costume (also available in Tween sizes)

2. Star Wars Ep7 Kylo Ren Boys Costume (also available in Tween sizes)

3. Finn Star Wars Episode 7 Boys Costume (also available in Tween sizes)

4. Star Wars Ep7 Poe X Wing Fighter Boys Costume (also available in Tween sizes)

5. Star Wars Episode 7 Rey Deluxe Girls Tween Costume

Take a look at our full range of Star Wars costumes for adults and kids.


Star Wars Classic Costumes



1. Star Wars Darth Vader Boys Costume

2. Star Wars Jedi Knight Deluxe Boys Costume

3. Star Wars Princess Leia Girls Costume

4. Star Wars Anakin Skywalker Boys Costume

5. Star Wars Chewbacca Deluxe Boys Costume

View our entire range of Star Wars costumes, accessories and more.


Party Food

These lightsabers made of fresh vegetables will give your guests the strength the need to fight for the Rebel Alliance (or the Galactic Empire, if that’s their thing…).

vegiesSource: Mummy Deals

Turn your strawberries into sweet sabers with these delicious fruit kebab lightsabers.

fruitSource: Pinterest

You are what you eat, so absorb some wisdom through this Yoda guacamole with olives and sour cream for eyes.

yoda-guacamoleSource: Pinterest

The Galactic Empire has never tasted so good! Make Tie Fighters out of crackers and cheese cubes and put out a bowl of tasty Thermal Detonators (aka Cheetos).

tie-fightersSource: Distractify and Catch My Party

The only thing better than having a companion on your interstellar journey is having a companion you can eat, like these gingerbread Wookie Cookies. The inhabitants of Endor love the taste of human flesh, so eat these Edible Ewoks (otherwise known as Tiny Teddies) before they eat you!

Source: Pinterest and Over the Big Moon

Assemble these Stormtrooper cupcakes for a battle against rumbling tummies.

stormtrooper cupcakesSource: Yummy Mummy Club


Party Supplies

Keep your table settings on-theme with our officially licensed Star Wars party supplies. Choose from the classic version featuring Darth Vader and the Stormtroopers or the Episode VII range with the characters from The Force Awakens.


1. Star Wars Classic Invitations Pack of 8

2. Star Wars Classic 23cm Party Plates Pack of 8

3. Star Wars Classic Party Cups Pack of 8

4. Star Wars Classic Napkins Pack of 16

5. Star Wars Classic Tablecover

6. Star Wars Episode 7 Party Napkins Pack of 16

7. Star Wars Episode 7 Beverage Napkins Pack of 16

8. Star Wars Episode 7 18cm Party Plates Pack of 8

9. Star Wars Episode 7 Party Tablecover

10. Star Wars Episode 7 266ml Party Cups Pack of 8


To add a homemade touch, turn your napkins and cutlery into lightsabers with green, red and blue napkins. Check out the tutorial which includes a printable template for the lightsaber base.

lightsaber-napkins2Source: Catch My Party


Party Games

Find the asteroid

Make these ‘asteroids’ out of aluminium foil and hide them in the garden for the kids to find.

asteroidsSource: Bridgey Widgey

Death Star Piñata

Just about every Star Wars fan has dreamed of destroying the Death Star, but who would imagine the delicious treats that would shower down on them from the space station as it collapses.

death star pinataSource: DailyDot

Lightsaber Battles

These pool noodle lightsabers are perfect for letting the kids recreate their favourite battle scenes without the carnage. Disney has put together a tutorial using duct tape and electrical tape.

lightsabers2Source: Hostess with the Mostess

Lightsaber Balloon Game

Use your pool noodle lightsabers for this fun game with balloons. See who can keep their balloon in the air for as long as possible using only their lightsaber.

balloon2 Source: Pretty Providence

Free Han Solo

In Episode V, Han Solo is frozen in carbonite by Darth Vader, keping him trapped in suspended animation. Have your guests free Han and friends with this fun science-based game using vinegar to reveal Star Wars Lego figurines trapped frozen in a baking soda and water mix. Check out the tutorial at Fun-A-Day then read how Merriment Design turned it into a Star Wars trivia challenge!

hanlegoSource: Fun-A-Day


Star Wars Decorations

Use the Force to festoon your party venue with coordinated balloons, banners and more.



1. Star Wars Episode 7 Characters Foil Balloon

2. Star Wars Episode 7 Add An Age Banner

3. Star Wars Episode 7 Birthday Candle

4. Star Wars Episode 7 Party Banner

5. Star Wars Episode 7 Latex Balloons Pack of 6

6. Star Wars Episode 7 Foil Balloons Bouquet Pack of 5

7. Star Wars Episode 7 Latex Balloons Pack of 6

8. Star Wars Classic Banner

9. Star Wars Classic Pinata

10. Star Wars Classic Latex Balloons Pack of 6


Star Wars Party Favours

Give your guests the tools to continue defending the galaxy when the party’s over.


1. Star Wars Episode 7 Rubber Bracelets Pack of 4

2. Star Wars Episode 7 Confetti Award Ribbon

3. Star Wars Episode 7 Lolly Bags Pack of 8

4. Star Wars Episode 7 Party Blowers Pack of 8

5. Star Wars Episode 7 Temporary Tattoos


If you know someone who’s celebrating a special occasion Star Wars-style, our Geeky Gifts section is full of great ideas for the prefect present, from Pop Vinyl figurines to mugs, bar ware, office novelties and more.


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