Emojis are fun and trendy –– and what’s more fun than an emoji themed party? Here are 25 of my favorite emoji party ideas to help you plan a memorable experience that’s creative, colorful, and cute.
Everything You'll Need For Your Emoji Themed Party
Party planning can be stressful, especially if you don’t know where to start! Emojis or not, every great party has these 6 elements:
- Themed Outfits
- Party Favors
Once you’ve got the basics down, find plenty of themed touches to put them over the top. This list of 25 emoji party ideas includes a variety of recipes, DIY crafts, and details that will turn your party into an unforgettable event!
Emoji Party Decorations
Sending or receiving creative invitations makes your emoji themed party fun even before it’s started. Simply fill out this free printable invitation template with your party details, and let the fun begin.
2. Emoji Pinata
Load up this heart eyes emoji piñata with candy — it’s perfect for any party, especially a Valentine’s Day one! You can make this piñata at home with a few simple materials.
You can turn plain yellow balloons into cute balloons that look store-bought! Use these balloons as decorations, or as props for a photo booth. All you’ll need is helium-filled balloons, vinyl or colored paper, and a pair of scissors for cutting.
These emoji paper lanterns look just like 3-D emojis and can either be hung up or displayed on tables! Decorate plain yellow paper lanterns with these free printable templates here.
5. Emoji Photo Backdrop
A cute photo backdrop gives you the opportunity to capture special memories from your party. This adorable emoji photo booth backdrop is one example of how you can use emoji party decorations to create a perfect photo-op.
Create a simple and cute photo backdrop with paper plates! Grab some red, black and yellow paper plates to make this easy backdrop. The bright colors will look fantastic in your photos.
7. Emoji Party Table
This beautiful food table with bright colors offers some inspiration for how you can set up your food, desserts, or decorations. The possibilities for emoji party ideas are endless!
Emoji Party Food Ideas
These cupcakes are fun and easy to make with the help of boxed cake mix. Not only are they so cute, they’re also easy to personalize to look like all of your favorite emoji faces.
9. Emoji Cake
Cake is a party essential! This delicious and simple recipe uses chocolate cake, buttercream, and fondant to recreate your favorite emoji in the form of mini cakes.
Frosted emoji cookies are almost too cute to eat! These bite-sized cookies with heart eyes are the perfect for snacking, or a fun idea to wrap in a treat bag and use as a party favor.
11. Emoji Cake Pops
Cake pops are soft, sweet, and scrumptious! Adding cake pops to your dessert table is a great way to satisfy your guests’ sweet tooth without the need for plates and utensils.
12. Emoji Oreos Pops
Dip Oreos in melted chocolate with yellow food coloring, add some decorations, and you’ll have cute and delicious cookie pops on sticks! This recipe is so cute and comes together in just 45 minutes.
13. Emoji Pizza
These easy and tasty mini pizzas can be prepared in just 30 minutes! Most designs can be recreated with a few simple toppings –– pepperoni, cheese, olives, and ham –– but feel free to get creative and vary them up to your own liking.
Out of all the emoji party ideas, this one is my favorite. The use of candy eyes really bring these to life. Put these funny pretend poop cupcakes out on your dessert table and you’ll be sure to have a laugh!
15. Emoji Pancakes
If you’re having a breakfast or brunch party, these pancakes are a must-have. Use large sprinkles and edible markers to create faces, and enjoy!
Turn pudding into an eye-catching snack treat! All you’ll need is lemon or vanilla pudding cups, glue, googly eyes, and some colored foam or paper.
Loaded with heart sprinkles and M&Ms, this white chocolate peppermint bark is absolutely adorable! It also only takes 5 minutes to prepare, so it’s as easy as can be.
Decorated with royal icing, these rice krispie treats will add just the right amount of sweetness to your party. Use a round cookie cutter to get perfectly shaped circles for faces.
Emoji Party Games
19. Emoji Bingo
Bingo is a classic game that’s the perfect way to bring games to a party. Check out these free printable bingo cards. Who will get 5 in a row first?
This party activity will be a hit at your party, especially if kids are attending! Ready in just 5 minutes, these personalized paper plate crafts will make another great photo booth prop!
21. Emoji Twister
Fun games are a must at any party. Make your own Twister board. You can find free printable materials for the dots and spinner here, and attach the dots to a plastic tablecloth or shower curtain.
22. Emoji Charades
Put your acting skills to the test with a game of charades! Take turns acting out and guessing the different emojis. You can find printable cards that you can use for the emoji game here.
More Emoji Party Ideas
Put together the cutest party favors with emoji pez dispenser and mini keychains. Finish off your favor bags with free printable tags here. You can customize them to add a personal touch, or incorporate other emoji party ideas to make a party favor gift bag.
Want to make gift wrapping even more fun? Make your own DIY wrapping paper with printable templates here. You can wrap gifts with paper that matches –– for example, a funny gift wrapped to look like a laughing face.
We can’t leave clothes out of our emoji party ideas! One of my favorite things about parties is that they’re an occasion to dress up. This Pinterest post is just one way that you can style your look. I also love this cute party face t-shirt!
Emoji Party Supplies
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Best Emoji Party Ideas
- 1 bag popcorn popped
- ⅛ cup heart shaped sprinkles
- ⅛ cup candy eyes
- ½ cup red M&M's candy
- Combine everything in a bowl and toss to combine.