Minecraft is a popular video game, known for its unique 3D block-like world and characters. Here are 24 of our favorite Minecraft party ideas that will help you plan a fun and memorable video game inspired party.
Best Minecraft Party Ideas
Since its initial release in 2011, Minecraft has become one of the best-selling video games of all time. Its worldwide success has led the game to become a beloved birthday party theme, and there are hundreds of Minecraft party ideas that have been created and shared!
We’ve gathered some of our favorite Minecraft-inspired crafts, Minecraft cakes, recipes, and activities to make your party planning easy and fun for kids of all ages.
Minecraft Birthday Decor
1. Minecraft Party Invitations
Themed invitations are the perfect way to get your party guests excited about your event. You can find some fun invitations here in this set of free printables. In addition to invitations, there are plenty of other Minecraft themed birthday party ideas that you can get from this downloadable package.
2. DIY Minecraft Birthday Banner
This creeper face banner is easy to make with just a few simple crafting supplies. You can use different shades of green to personalize it. It will look amazing when you hang it up on your wall!
3. Minecraft Balloons
A balloon arch will be a beautiful addition to your party scene, and it will look amazing in photos too! Use varied sizes of green balloons and black balloons to put it all together.
4. DIY Creeper Pinata
You can make your own creeper face piñata at home with crepe paper streamers and a square box. Load it up with candy and you’ll have a fun activity for everyone to enjoy.
5. Minecraft Windsocks
These eye-catching DIY decorations are guaranteed to impress your party guests. They’re not only so cute, but also incredibly easy to make with the free printables that you can find here.
6. Minecraft Photo Booth
A photo booth with props is a must-have at every party! You can make your own props and Minecraft masks using these free printables –– they'll help your guests join the Minecraft world and look just like Minecraft characters.
7. Minecraft Steve Paper Plate Backdrop
Make an easy Steve backdrop using square paper plates! This simple backdrop can be used to create the perfect table decor for food, gifts, or party favors.
Minecraft Party Food
8. Minecraft Birthday Cake
Decorated with buttercream and fondant squares, this creeper face cake is easy to make with the help of boxed cake mix. The fondant squares give it a perfect block-like appearance!
9. Minecraft Cupcakes
Delicious fluffy cupcakes can be decorated with to look just like Minecraft blocks, with grass green frosting and character toppers. You can find links to the cute cupcake liners and toppers here!
10. Creeper Cake Pops
Cake pops are a great addition to any dessert table, and these creeper face cake pops will be popular with your party guests. The secret to getting perfect square-shaped cake pops is using a bite-sized brownie mold to shape them. Such a yummy treat!
11. Minecraft Snack Table
Put together the cutest snack table with some simple green decorations and Minecraft labels. Using snack containers that have a square shape is a great way to get your snacks to look like they’re right out of the video game!
12. Minecraft Dessert Table
Here is some inspiration for how you can set up a dessert table. We love how this one brings together so many different Minecraft party ideas, including tablecloth that looks just like the game environment.
13. Minecraft Rice Krispie Treats
Rice krispies are not only tasty, but also so easy to make! These rice krispies combine cocoa powder and green food coloring gel to make treats that look just like dirt blocks.
14. Minecraft Pig Treats
Made with wafer cookies and a little bit of fondant, these pink pig treats are the perfect combination of crispy and sweet. They’re so fun, and easy for kids to make too if you want to involve them in the party prep.
15. Minecraft Creeper Punch
This refreshing Sprite punch gets its gorgeous green color from the lime sherbet and lemon lime Kool Aid. Decorate your creeper juice container with a silhouette of creeper’s face to add a themed element!
16. Creeper Pizza
Minecraft pizzas are easy to make! Simply grab some of your favorite toppings and arrange them to make the faces of your favorite characters. Pepperoni is the easiest to cut up and decorate with, but you can use any toppings of your choice.
Minecraft Party Games
17. Minecraft Bingo
Bingo is a fun way to get the competition going at your party. You can find free printable Minecraft bingo templates here. See who gets 5 in a row first!
18. Pin The Tail On The Pig
Create a simple “pin the tail” game with colored paper. This game has a special twist: instead of wearing a blindfold or closing their eyes during their turn, participants’ heads will be covered with a Minecraft block box!
19. Creeper Bean Bag Toss
You can easily create your own Creeper bean bag toss game with a large square box. Paint the box, cut out pieces for the face, and these holes will become the spaces where you’ll aim your bean bags.
20. Make A Minecraft Lego Station
Out of all the Minecraft party ideas we’ve seen, this one might be our favorite. Set up a crafting station with hundreds of Lego pieces and see what everyone creates is so much fun! Your party guests can take their creations home as party favors!
Minecraft Party Favors
21. Minecraft Party Bags
Send your guests home with some sweet treats. Fill up cone shaped treat bags with different candies. Use brown and green candies so that your treat bags resemble Minecraft dirt blocks.
22. Minecraft Slime
Slime has become an increasingly popular party favor as it’s not only fun to play with, but also so easy to make at home. You can make this fluffy green slime with just a few ingredients.
23. TNT Party Favor
One of the cutest Minecraft party ideas I’ve seen is these TNT party favors. Making them is simple! Stuff toilet paper tubes with small candies or Minecraft toys, and wrap them in red tissue paper. You can find printable TNT labels here.
24. DIY Candy Cups
Candy cups are sure to satisfy your guests’ sweet tooth! Use paper to decorate green cups with a Minecraft face, and fill them to the brim with plenty of sweets. Wrap your cups in cellophane and tie them with a ribbon to give them a beautiful finish.
Minecraft Party Supplies
Throwing an amazing Minecraft party? Here are a few supplies to help make it easy:
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Minecraft Party Ideas
- 1 bag microwaveable popcorn popped
- 2 cup square shaped pretzels (snaps)
- 1 cup green M&M candies
- 1 cup salted peanuts
- Combine popcorn, pretzels, candy, and peanuts in a bowl.
- Serve at your next party.
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