<![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)
Take a look at our full range of Star Wars costumes for adults and kids.
Star Wars Classic Costumes
View our entire range of Star Wars costumes, accessories and more.
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…).
Source: Mummy Deals
Turn your strawberries into sweet sabers with these delicious fruit kebab lightsabers.
You are what you eat, so absorb some wisdom through this Yoda guacamole with olives and sour cream for eyes.
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).
Source: 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.
Source: Yummy Mummy Club
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.
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.
Source: Catch My Party
Find the asteroid
Make these ‘asteroids’ out of aluminium foil and hide them in the garden for the kids to find.
Source: 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.
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.
Source: 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.
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!
Star Wars Decorations
Use the Force to festoon your party venue with coordinated balloons, banners and more.
Star Wars Party Favours
Give your guests the tools to continue defending the galaxy when the party’s over.
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.