Star Wars Party Ideas — May the 4th Be with You

Posted by on May 04, 2017

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May the 4th Be with You on Star Wars Day! Throw a party in honor of your favorite film series. We have got your party decorations, food and costumes covered with these DIY ideas. For more crafty Star Wars fun, check out our gallery of Star Wars crafts. Now, the choice is yours: Do or do not, but do try to have fun either way.

Birthday Banner, Storm Trooper Figure, and Party Favor Display
Whether you're celebrating the birth of Star Wars or a loved one, these DIY robes and lightsabers are super simple and worthy of any Jedi in the galaxy. Also, take inspiration from the shower-curtain Vader costume and the blue-gray color scheme. You could stuff a child-size costume for a lifelike Star-Wars figure that greets party guests as they walk into your star-ty.

Hanging Star-Wars-Icon Decoration
Add a graphic punch to your party game with a hanging Star-Wars symbol decoration. Featuring the faces of storm troopers, Darth Vader and C-3PO, this colorful decoration shows off some of your favorite characters. Or, for a fun party activity, supply your guests with stencils, shirts and paint for take-home Star-Wars t-shirts. You'll be literally wearing your fandom on your shirt sleeve.
Death Star Pinata and Star Wars Cupcakes
Go for a party favorite with a Star-Wars twist: a Death Star pinata. This blog explains how to DIY this fun pinata. Fill it with candy that is out of this world. Scroll with the rest of the page for links to other cheap and crafty tutorials. Who said you couldn't have a fabulous theme party on a budget?

Death Star Watermelon
Ever thought of a watermelon as a Death Star? Well, make this Star Wars dream a Star Wars reality, along with other galactic concoctions. Jedi mind control Yoda's drink palate into a sweet sherbet-infused Yoda Soda. Your guests' and your taste buds will be taken to a galaxy far, far away.
R2D2 Party Favor Bag
Keep your guests involved and excited with DIY R2D2 grab bags. Kids and adults alike will enjoy cutting out and gluing together their own customized, original R2D2. Also, for health-conscious hosts and guests, offer Gatorade Yoda Juice and green-grape-skewered lightsabers. Fun to create and eat it is.

R2D2 Cup
Even the smallest of details can take a party into a whole new dimension. Start with your party cups and transform them into mini R2D2s by sketching with pencil and tracing and filling in color with permanent marker. Also, invite your favorite little furry creatures along with these toilet paper roll Ewok huts. Or, play up your favors with Jabba the Hut pudding cups, chocolate graham cracker Chewie bears, and Darth Vader stenciled Frisbees.

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