Here’s what Erin said about planning the party- “When our first son was born, a really funny thing happened in the delivery room. My husband turned to me, holding our sweet Luke, and whispered, ‘Luke, I am your Father.’ Mind you, we did not name our son after any of the Star Wars movies, but my hubby knew I’d need a quick laugh, and boy did he get one.
While in the hospital, I dreamed up this birthday party for my then newborn son. I’ve waited 4 years to pull off his “May the Fourth be with You” party and what fun we had!
I wanted to have a party where the kids didn’t just sit around and do typical birthday stuff like open gifts and eat cake. So, we made a Jedi Training Course out of hula hoops, soccer cones, a mini slide and fabric tunnels.
Once the kids made it through the obstacle course, they were awarded with their very own, hand sewn, Jedi or Princess robe and Light Saber. The Jedi’s wore brown hooded robes and the princess’ wore white gowns with metallic gold belts and buns made out of yarn and a headband. They looked adorable!
We then played pin the “saber” on Yoda and awarded the kids with a Star Wars sticker. We made a Pez Toss out of antique Star Wars character Pez dispensers. (Think of those games at the county fair…) The kids loved this game because they got to try to rope the characters with their glow in the dark bracelets (another prize!).
We had a lunch break, where we served Jedi Fuel Packs, which were silver cupcake boxes filled with a Darth Dog (hot dog), Princess Lays (potato chips), and Light Sabers (green grapes on a long toothpick on the end of a foil covered wine cork). Jedi Juice was served in individual R2D2 and Darth Vader sippy cups and for the adults, we provided Yoda Soda (Sprite) and Wookie Water.
Once the Jedi’s were fueled up, we served cupcakes, dusted with edible glitter and sugar Yoda’s and Darth Vaders and of course, Sabers.
To end the party, we had the children take a whack at the Darth Vader pinata. Each kiddo got to take home their robe and saber, along with a Star Wars puzzle and their Jedi Juice cup.”
Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop: Cupcake Liners Sparkler Candles Cupcake Boxes
This STAR WARS THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY submitted by Mariana Zago of Docinni was so fabulously executed! I hope you enjoy all the fabulous details and ideas here!
Mariana said this about planning the party- “I felt really challenged when asked to create a “Star Wars” Themed dessert table. My client explained to me how crazy her little boy was for the whole Star Wars Saga, and I felt the pressure to not let him down. I had to go back a few years, remembering when I were a child and used to watch Star Wars myself, but I have to say my memory is not that great, so I went and watched all the movies again. I had to get in the Star wars Universe in order to decorate the table and not miss the important details about the movies. I decided to start with the “creation of the universe”, making a sky full of stars as the background using a piece of mdf and led lights. From there I new I had to make the goodies all Star wars related, so we came up with R2D2s made of chocolate, Darth Vader cake pops, Stormtroopers cookies and an awesome spaceship cake! I even had a whole collection of star wars dolls from the 90′s, sitting on a stand in front of the table. The guy I rented it from made me promise I would take real good care of his “babies”. LOL. The little boy was thrilled with his custom-made dessert table, and I have to say I now belong to the Star Wars Lovers group :).”
Vendors and Credits-
Photography: Adriana Carolina
Cake: Edith Sanchez
Tags: Dani Gomes
Desserts: Riki Carolei and Mariana Zago
Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop: Paper Lanterns Lollipop Sticks Mini Cocktail Containers Gumballs