Minecraft has taken the gaming world by storm and become one of our most popular video game party themes for a boy’s birthday party.
To help you plan the epic Minecraft party of the year, we’ve rounded up our 36 best Minecraft party ideas from CatchMyParty.com
We’ve loads of fantastic ideas, such as a free Minecraft printable bingo that will keep everyone entertained, some awesome party decorations, and delicious Minecraft-themed party food, such as a Creeper pizza recipe you won’t want to miss!
If you’re looking for even more inspiration, we’ve got you covered with in-depth posts dedicated to Minecraft cakes and Minecraft party activities. Get ready to create an unforgettable experience that combines the thrill of the game with a memorable birthday celebration!
Reasons to Love These 36 Minecraft Party Ideas
- We have so many inspirational ideas for someone planning a memorable birthday celebration for a child who loves Minecraft.
- Your party will provide lasting memories for your child, family, and party guests.
- Great opportunity to get creative with the theme.
- Activities and games can be designed around the theme to create an extra exciting experience.
- The shared experience of the party theme can help children connect with each other and build lasting friendships.
36 Awesome Minecraft Party Ideas!
Download our FREE Minecraft printables to decorate your Minecraft birthday party. We have everything you need to make your party one to remember.
Our set includes a welcome sign, Minecraft Invitations, Minecraft cupcake toppers, treat toppers, Minecraft food labels, and water bottle labels.
How cool is this Minecraft food table?!
The TNT table skirt is perfect and with the fun backdrop, your party guests will feel like they are actually in the game.
Check out this Minecraft backdrop that you can use to decorate your party!
Sleepovers are a huge trend right now! Kids can’t get enough of them.
So, how about throwing a Minecraft-themed sleepover for the birthday boy and his guests?
Decorate a bunch of teepees with some Minecraft banners and decor and you’re good to go!
If you are thinking of throwing a Minecraft sleepover then check out this awesome Minecraft cushion!
It’s a great party favor that kids can use at the sleepover and then take home with them!
This Minecraft birthday cake has everything a Minecraft fan could ever want.
Decorated with a bunch of fondant Minecraft characters and topped with a Minecraft sword, you can bet this cake is a show-stopper!
If you’d like to decorate your birthday cake then these Minecraft fondant toppers are just what you need!
Cookies are always a hit at a party and this awesome mix of Minecraft ones is sure to delight your guests.
Fill a plate with cookies and they’ll be gone before you know it!
If you are looking for some fun Minecraft cupcake toppers then we’ve got you covered!
Decorate a bunch of cupcakes with this great mix of fondant Minecraft toppers. They are sure to impress your guests!
Pull-apart cakes made up are of cupcakes are a cool alternative to a traditional birthday cake with the added bonus that no cutting is required.
Each cupcake looks like a Minecraft block and a sword is an awesome pick for the design.
Cake pops are always a favorite party food at any party, so you can be sure that this mix of Minecraft cake pops will surely be a hit.
They’ll look fantastic on your dessert table and will undoubtedly be gone in a flash!
Cakesicles are the new cake pops. They are a lot easier to make and such a yummy treat.
Make a bunch of plain colored ones and then stick a fondant Minecraft character face onto them and you’re done.
This TNT candy is a blast and is so on theme at a Minecraft party!
Get yourself some red licorice and tie a bunch with a TNT label and you’re good to go.
It honestly couldn’t be easier!
Another fun idea are these green rock candies that look just like Minecraft gems.
Kids are going to love them, trust me!
Another cool way to treat your guests to a wide variety of gems is to serve different colored candy in a bunch of different dishes.
Add a label for each gem to make it more fun.
Sticks are fundamental in Minecraft and are used to make tools and other items.
Treat your guests to some sticks that they can eat in the form of pretzels.
Potions are used in Minecraft to give players a specific boost for a certain amount of time and can come in extremely handy in certain settings.
Create potions at your party by serving little glass jars full of candy.
Can’t wait to share this next idea!
How about treating your guests to some Creeper Pizzas?
Make a party activity out of it and have each child prep their own!
WOW! Just look at this Steve balloon party decoration!
It sure is a show-stopper and undoubtedly the perfect Minecraft party decoration!
17. Nether Portal
Have your guests walk into your Minecraft party by having them go through a Nether Portal, made up of long strips of purple tissue paper decorating a doorway.
Kids are gonna be blown away by this fantastic idea!
Large character cut-outs are a great party decoration that adds so much life to a party and instantly transports your guests into the world of Minecraft.
Place them around the dessert table for maximum effect.
Diamonds are rare minerals mainly used in Minecraft to craft high-tier tools and armor, and a bunch of other items.
Use some diamond paper fans to decorate your party by hanging them all over your venue to create the ultimate Minecraft party decoration.
Now, this is one party decoration that will blow everyone away.
Create a Creeper balloon wall with a bunch of green and black balloons.
Place them behind your dessert table or as a photo booth backdrop.
Whichever way you choose to use it you can never really go wrong!
If the balloon wall looks too difficult for you to have a go at, then how about trying this easy plastic plate Creeper backdrop.
Grab ahold of some black and green square plastic plates and assemble them so you have a Creeper decorating your dessert table!
These Minecraft table settings are great!
Get yourself some Minecraft napkins and plates and place your themed party favor bags on the table to help decorate it.
There’s something so relaxed about grabbing some comfy floor cushions and spreading them out around a table.
You really don’t want to miss these awesome TNT floor cushions. What an explosive idea!
Don’t miss this next Minecraft party idea… Minecraft torch cutlery!
Make your own by wrapping a yellow napkin around some yellow and orange plastic cutlery.
Finish it off by printing out some brown Minecraft soil and using it as the body of your torch.
Your guests are going to be so impressed!
This next idea is a blast!
Serve the drinks at your Minecraft party in TNT cups. Simply glue a TNT label to a red plastic cup and you’re good to go!
It’s literally that easy!
Print and cut out some Minecraft characters onto some cardstock and glue them to sticks to create a quick and easy centerpiece.
Use these awesome centerpieces to decorate your Minecraft party.
Perler beads are a fun activity for artsy kids.
Create a Perler beads station and have them make their own Minecraft-inspired creations to take home.
Minecraft and Legos go hand in hand! Whereas in Minecraft kids are creating in a virtual world, with Legos they can bring their creations to life.
Set up a Lego station and watch as your guests let their creativity go wild!
Pin the Tail is such a fun party activity and is always a be a big hit with kids
Cut out a pig and glue it to a large sheet of paper and have each child try to pin the tail in the right place.
Cover a cardboard box with a Steve or Creeper face printout and have your guests use it to try and pin the tail.
You can never go wrong with a classic activity like this one!
Download our FREE printable bingo game and play it at your Minecraft party.
Print out the ten cards and instructions and pass them out to your party guests.
Call out items off the instruction sheet (in random order), and if the guest has the image on their card, they cover it with a marker (pennies and candies work great).
The first one to cover an entire row (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal) yells “Bingo” and you’ve got a winner!
What a cool Minecraft party game!
Fooling around at a party photo booth is such a laugh, and what better way to have fun at a Minecraft party than with some awesome Steve and Creeper heads!
Kids are going to love cos-playing as their favorite Minecraft characters!
Check out this DIY Minecraft head pdf tutorial so you too can make them for your party!
Print out some large diamond swords and glue them onto cardstock (or anything thicker), so you can create these awesome Minecraft photo booth props.
Your guests are gonna love posing with them!
What could be more fun than bashing a Creeper pinata to bits?!
Not only can the kids have a go at beating it until all the candy starts falling from the sky, but it also doubles as the perfect Minecraft party decoration.
Make your own Creeper pinata out of a cardboard box and cover it in green crepe paper, or get one here!
Treat everyone to a Minecraft cup that they can use at your party and then take home with them.
They make a wonderful keepsake and are really useful!
Boys love to wear graphic t-shirts of their favorite games. They can’t get enough of them, so it’s a safe bet they’ll love this party favor.
What’s even better is that they can wear them at the party and they can double up as a photo booth prop too.
To finish off we have these excellent creeper party favor bags.
They are really simple to make and kids are going to love them.
Cut out some eyes and mouths from black card stock and glue them to some simple green gift bags.
Now all you need to do is fill them with goodies! How easy is that?
Minecraft Party Ideas FAQs
1: Determine the guest list.
2: Choose a date, time, and location.
3: Send out invitations.
5: Decorate with Minecraft-themed decorations.
6: Serve Minecraft-themed food and drinks.
7: Plan activities, such as a Minecraft bingo, or a Minecraft LEGO Building Station.
8: Treat your guests to Minecraft-themed party favors.
Under 5 years old: 4-6 kids, between 6-10 years old: 8-12 kids, and over 10 years old: up to 15 kids.
Also, take into consideration the size of your venue and your budget.
A party for a toddler should last 1-2 hours, while a party for an older child could be 2-3 hours.
Make sure you provide enough time for your guests to arrive, play games or do activities, enjoy snacks and cake, and open the presents.
Use pixelated decorations such as Minecraft-themed tablecloths, banners, and balloons. Additionally, you can create “block” props using cardboard or foam boards to resemble the iconic Minecraft blocks.
You can play the official Minecraft soundtrack to help create an immersive atmosphere, or you can incorporate other upbeat and energetic songs with a gaming theme.
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